Boeing Co (BA) Market Valuation Rose While Stanley-Laman Group LTD Cut by $340,746 Its Holding; Putnam Investments Holding in Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) Lowered as Stock Price Declined

April 21, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Stanley-Laman Group Ltd decreased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 11.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stanley-Laman Group Ltd sold 1,159 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.82% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 8,709 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.57M, down from 9,868 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stanley-Laman Group Ltd who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $198.88 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.58% or $1.97 during the last trading session, reaching $338.67. About 3.04 million shares traded. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 82.35% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 70.80% the S&P500.

Putnam Investments Llc decreased its stake in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM) by 46.45% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Putnam Investments Llc sold 192,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 222,240 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.41 million, down from 415,040 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Putnam Investments Llc who had been investing in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.25 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $24.4. About 945,687 shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) has risen 3.50% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $12.17 million activity.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on April, 25 before the open. They expect $2.56 earnings per share, up 27.36% or $0.55 from last year’s $2.01 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.50 billion for 33.07 P/E if the $2.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.80 actual earnings per share reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -46.67% negative EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Boeing had 111 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Melius Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 16. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bernstein given on Thursday, April 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, December 12. Jefferies maintained the shares of BA in report on Sunday, February 4 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) rating on Thursday, October 6. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $150 target. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $300.0 target in Monday, October 23 report. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Hold” on Thursday, July 27.

Stanley-Laman Group Ltd, which manages about $747.00M and $463.08 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) by 109,461 shares to 125,011 shares, valued at $4.96 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) by 11,058 shares in the quarter, for a total of 19,885 shares, and has risen its stake in Mueller Water Produc (NYSE:MWA).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.02, from 0.81 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 65 investors sold BA shares while 614 reduced holdings. 148 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 373.50 million shares or 9.30% less from 411.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bangor Commercial Bank owns 1,934 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Blue Financial Capital has invested 0.6% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Wright Ser holds 1.96% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 19,828 shares. First Bank & Trust reported 0.51% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Liberty Mutual Grp Asset holds 22,145 shares or 0.19% of its portfolio. Sol Capital Mgmt reported 0.39% stake. Cambridge Trust holds 6,034 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Garde Capital reported 7,520 shares. United Kingdom-based Marshall Wace Llp has invested 0.01% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). First American State Bank, Illinois-based fund reported 37,550 shares. Glovista Invs Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 900 shares. Nadler Group Incorporated stated it has 765 shares. Winslow Asset owns 950 shares. First Personal Finance has 2,921 shares. Berson Corrado Investment Advisors Limited Company invested in 11,352 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 27 investors sold SFM shares while 85 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 116.33 million shares or 1.00% less from 117.51 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nomura Holdg holds 15,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 101,982 are owned by Mutual Of America Capital Ltd Liability Corp. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Systems holds 0.01% or 18,076 shares. Paloma Prtn invested in 77,982 shares. 632,384 were reported by Morgan Stanley. X Mngmt invested in 0% or 4,630 shares. National Bank Of Montreal Can owns 112,210 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability Corporation holds 2.72 million shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Wolverine Asset Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 51,256 shares. Retirement Sys Of Alabama owns 0.04% invested in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) for 360,923 shares. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Co owns 386,384 shares. Fmr Limited Co accumulated 1.16M shares. Sadoff Inv Mgmt Ltd Co holds 0.02% in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) or 11,815 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 340,926 shares. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv stated it has 626,500 shares.

Analysts await Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) to report earnings on May, 3 before the open. They expect $0.48 EPS, up 45.45% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.33 per share. SFM’s profit will be $63.86 million for 12.71 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual EPS reported by Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 200.00% EPS growth.

Among 26 analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Sprouts Farmers Market had 87 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of SFM in report on Friday, January 22 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Perform” rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 10 by BMO Capital Markets. Oppenheimer maintained Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Perform”. Goldman Sachs downgraded Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on Thursday, January 19 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 26 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $30.0 target in Thursday, January 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 30 by RBC Capital Markets.

Putnam Investments Llc, which manages about $89.35B and $44.83 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Children’s Place Inc/The (NASDAQ:PLCE) by 59,179 shares to 82,117 shares, valued at $11.94M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Formfactor Inc (NASDAQ:FORM) by 108,216 shares in the quarter, for a total of 242,199 shares, and has risen its stake in Cl A.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 insider sales for $47.04 million activity. 382,511 shares were sold by Boney Shon A., worth $10.72 million on Monday, January 29. $915,141 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) shares were sold by Maredia Amin N.. 6,592 shares were sold by Lukow Bradley, worth $166,514 on Monday, March 5. $220,257 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) was sold by Lombardi Brandon F.. On Monday, March 5 Nielsen James Leroy sold $266,337 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) or 10,551 shares. Frumkin Theodore Edward II also sold $43,468 worth of Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) on Monday, March 5.

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