Factory Mutual Insurance Company Decreased Its Stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) by $827,820 as Valuation Declined; As Retrophin (RTRX) Valuation Declined, Emory University Has Cut by $412,584 Its Stake

February 16, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Emory University decreased its stake in Retrophin Inc (RTRX) by 18.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Emory University sold 17,191 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.61% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 73,917 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.84 million, down from 91,108 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Emory University who had been investing in Retrophin Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $873.00 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $22.21. About 121,862 shares traded. Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) has risen 4.93% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.77% the S&P500.

Factory Mutual Insurance Company decreased its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) by 1.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Factory Mutual Insurance Company sold 13,140 shares as the company’s stock declined 14.09% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 753,348 shares of the medical and nursing services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $47.70 million, down from 766,488 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Factory Mutual Insurance Company who had been investing in Express Scripts Hldg Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $41.95B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $74.07. About 3.49 million shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has declined 16.92% since February 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500.

Factory Mutual Insurance Company, which manages about $9.12B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Flex Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) by 19,000 shares to 1.05M shares, valued at $17.43M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard World Fds (VPU) by 20,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 856,500 shares, and has risen its stake in Praxair Inc (NYSE:PX).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.62 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.06, from 0.56 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 66 investors sold ESRX shares while 414 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 486.80 million shares or 2.59% less from 499.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability Company reported 24,956 shares. Jolley Asset Management Limited accumulated 0.01% or 257 shares. Moreover, Lipe And Dalton has 0.56% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 12,660 shares. Lmr Ltd Liability Partnership reported 51,004 shares stake. Fny Managed Accounts stated it has 644 shares. Tremblant Cap Grp Inc holds 0.03% or 9,426 shares in its portfolio. Tudor Corporation Et Al has 44,496 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Lc invested in 0.38% or 187,678 shares. Pggm Invs has invested 0.32% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Ing Groep Nv owns 55,769 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Heartland Advisors owns 143,443 shares or 0.59% of their US portfolio. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has 134,100 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Co holds 4,778 shares. Highlander Capital Mngmt Ltd holds 77 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Zwj Investment Counsel has 0.02% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 4,392 shares.

Among 24 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 11 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Express Scripts had 56 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird upgraded Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) on Friday, December 15 to “Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The stock has “Sell” rating by Bernstein on Tuesday, January 30. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25 with “Hold”. Deutsche Bank upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $70 target in Friday, November 4 report. As per Wednesday, January 31, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 29 by Jefferies. On Monday, October 2 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, December 15 by Raymond James. The stock of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) earned “Hold” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, October 24.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $22,646 activity. On Wednesday, August 16 the insider McFarlane Neil F. sold $31,005.

Among 4 analysts covering Retrophin (NASDAQ:RTRX), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Retrophin had 7 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Retrophin, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTRX) earned “Mkt Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Monday, November 2. BMO Capital Markets initiated the shares of RTRX in report on Tuesday, April 12 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, November 7. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report.

Emory University, which manages about $126.35 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Seagate Technology Plc (NASDAQ:STX) by 13,977 shares to 50,550 shares, valued at $1.68M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Achaogen Inc (NASDAQ:AKAO) by 36,308 shares in the quarter, for a total of 100,821 shares, and has risen its stake in Seattle Genetics Inc (NASDAQ:SGEN).

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