Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Decreased By $305,200 Its Roper Technologies (ROP) Position; Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Has 1.05 Sentiment

June 24, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.50, from 1.55 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 464 active investment managers increased and started new holdings, while 444 decreased and sold their stock positions in Becton Dickinson & Co. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 219.77 million shares, up from 215.77 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Becton Dickinson & Co in top ten holdings increased from 45 to 48 for an increase of 3. Sold All: 69 Reduced: 375 Increased: 350 New Position: 114.

Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc decreased Roper Technologies Inc (ROP) stake by 1.05% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc sold 1,090 shares as Roper Technologies Inc (ROP)’s stock declined 2.11%. The Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc holds 102,931 shares with $28.89 million value, down from 104,021 last quarter. Roper Technologies Inc now has $28.50B valuation. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $276.22. About 1.37M shares traded or 203.12% up from the average. Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) has risen 23.18% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.61% the S&P500. Some Historical ROP News: 21/05/2018 – Roper announces $1.1 billion acquisition of PowerPlan, consolidating IT services for businesses; 20/04/2018 – Roper Technologies 1Q Rev $1.2B; 21/03/2018 – Report: Developing Opportunities within Roper Technologies, Basic Energy Services, Laboratory Corporation of America, Brown For; 21/05/2018 – Roper Technologies Expects PowerPlan Acquisition to Be Immediately Cash Accretive; 21/05/2018 – ROPER TECHNOLOGIES INC – DEAL FOR AN ALL-CASH TRANSACTION VALUED AT $1.1 BLN; 21/05/2018 – THOMA BRAVO IN PACT TO SELL POWERPLAN TO ROPER TECHNOLOGIES; 20/04/2018 – ROPER 1Q ADJ REV $1.21B, EST. $1.17B; 20/03/2018 – DAT Unveils Upgrades to Popular Load Board at Mid-America Trucking Show; 20/04/2018 – ROPER 1Q ADJ EPS $2.61, EST. $2.50; 03/05/2018 – Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Roper Technologies, Inter Parfums, SunCoke Energy Partners, Aerie Pharmaceutical

The stock increased 1.87% or $4.36 during the last trading session, reaching $237.6. About 3.61M shares traded or 204.79% up from the average. Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) has risen 19.79% since June 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.22% the S&P500. Some Historical BDX News: 22/03/2018 – BD INSTRUCTIONS FOR SOME BD VACUTAINER® BLOOD COLLECTION TUBES; 11/05/2018 – Omers Adds Brookfield Business, Exits Becton Dickinson: 13F; 23/03/2018 – FDA: BD Vacutainer Blood Collection Tubes by Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD): Class I Recall – Chemical Interference with; 28/04/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson & Co.- BD MAX DNA MMK Lab Use, catalog no. 442828; 27/04/2018 – Becton Dickinson Names Bill Tozzi Interim President of Interventional Segment; 26/04/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson & Company- BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set 0.8 x 19 mm x 305 mm 21G x ® x 12 Catalog; 23/04/2018 – BD Board Declares Dividends; 19/03/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – BD TO DIVEST REMAINING INVESTMENT IN VYAIRE MEDICAL TO FUNDS MANAGED BY APAX PARTNERS; 11/05/2018 – U.S. investigates bloodstream infections for link to heparin syringes; 23/03/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson (BD) and Company Recalls Vacutainer® EDTA Blood Collection Tubes Due to Chemical Interference with

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Becton Dickinson’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Becton Dickinson, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. BDX was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 23, 2016. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of BDX in report on Tuesday, January 3 to “Neutral” rating. Raymond James downgraded the shares of BDX in report on Thursday, January 5 to “Outperform” rating. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Sell”.

Becton, Dickinson and Company develops, makes, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products worldwide. The company has market cap of $63.49 billion. It operates in two divisions, BD Medical and BD Life Sciences. It currently has negative earnings. The BD Medical segment offers syringes, pen needles, and IV sets for diabetes; needles, syringes, and intravenous catheters for medication delivery; prefilled IV flush syringes; regional anesthesia needles and trays; sharps disposal containers; closed-system transfer devices; skin antiseptic products; surgical and laproscopic instrumentations; intravenous medication safety and infusion therapy delivery, and automated medication dispensing and supply management systems; and prefillable drug delivery systems.

Sirios Capital Management L P holds 9.85% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company for 923,058 shares. Caledonia Investments Plc owns 157,800 shares or 9.57% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fundsmith Llp has 6.44% invested in the company for 3.61 million shares. The Oregon-based Jensen Investment Management Inc has invested 6.24% in the stock. Waverton Investment Management Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 450,512 shares.

More notable recent Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Becton Dickinson Positioned For Top-, Bottom-Line Outperformance, JPMorgan Says In Upgrade” on June 21, 2018, also Schaeffersresearch.com with their article: “2 Medical Technology Stocks Named Top Picks by JP Morgan Analyst” published on June 21, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Charter Communications, Corning, Kohl’s, Lululemon, Nike, Verizon and More” on June 21, 2018. More interesting news about Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Becton Dickinson (BDX) Names John DeFord as CTO” published on June 01, 2018 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations” with publication date: June 22, 2018.

Analysts await Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $2.84 earnings per share, up 15.45% or $0.38 from last year’s $2.46 per share. BDX’s profit will be $758.85M for 20.92 P/E if the $2.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.65 actual earnings per share reported by Becton, Dickinson and Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.17% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 6 sales for $9.39 million activity.

More notable recent Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Roper Technologies: A Fantastic Company, Fantastically Priced” on June 14, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Roper Technologies Completes Acquisition of PowerPlan” published on June 04, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “DAT Freight Index: Seasonal Demand Boosts Freight Rates in May” on June 08, 2018. More interesting news about Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Mercantile Bank, Kindred Healthcare, Ocular Therapeutix, Roper …” published on June 22, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Tracking Charles Akre’s Akre Capital Management Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” with publication date: May 27, 2018.

Among 13 analysts covering Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Roper Industries Inc. had 57 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 28 report. Barclays Capital maintained Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) rating on Monday, October 5. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $160 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ROP in report on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, May 22 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Oppenheimer upgraded the shares of ROP in report on Friday, January 6 to “Outperform” rating. Gabelli initiated Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) rating on Wednesday, October 7. Gabelli has “Buy” rating and $205 target.

Analysts await Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $2.70 EPS, up 20.54% or $0.46 from last year’s $2.24 per share. ROP’s profit will be $278.53 million for 25.58 P/E if the $2.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.61 actual EPS reported by Roper Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.45% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.02, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 42 investors sold ROP shares while 212 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 94.18 million shares or 1.40% less from 95.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Management Grp Incorporated Limited holds 0% or 3 shares. Williams Jones And Lc holds 52,451 shares. State Street owns 0.1% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 4.15 million shares. Johnson Investment Counsel has 0.32% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 44,207 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 0.03% stake. 4,050 are owned by Cookson Peirce Com. Trust Department Mb Natl Bank N A, a Illinois-based fund reported 19 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny invested in 0% or 20,028 shares. Moreover, Wellington Gp Llp has 0.01% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Moreover, Sandy Spring Retail Bank has 0.02% invested in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 903 shares. Massachusetts Fincl Ma invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Hermes Inv Mngmt Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) for 3,300 shares. Spc reported 0.21% of its portfolio in Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP). Novare Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.89% or 18,107 shares. Mount Lucas Mngmt Lp reported 0.79% stake.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $81.59 million activity. On Monday, March 12 the insider WALLMAN RICHARD F bought $141,295. JELLISON BRIAN D had sold 74,589 shares worth $20.66M. On Tuesday, May 22 the insider JOHNSON ROBERT D sold $282,554. $141,995 worth of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP) was sold by WRIGHT CHRISTOPHER.

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