Crow Point Partners Has Trimmed Its Becton Dickinson And Company (BDX) Position; 3 Analysts Covering WANdisco plc (LON:WAND)

February 11, 2018 - By Danny Collins

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased Becton Dickinson And Company (BDX) stake by 78.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Crow Point Partners Llc sold 3,820 shares as Becton Dickinson And Company (BDX)’s stock rose 1.79%. The Crow Point Partners Llc holds 1,048 shares with $203,000 value, down from 4,868 last quarter. Becton Dickinson And Company now has $57.85 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.70% or $5.7 during the last trading session, reaching $217.14. About 2.03 million shares traded or 45.85% up from the average. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering WANdisco (LON:WAND), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. WANdisco had 28 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FinnCap on Wednesday, March 16 with “Corporate”. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by FinnCap with “Corporate”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 3 by Peel Hunt. The firm earned “Corporate” rating on Thursday, April 28 by FinnCap. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 4 by Peel Hunt. As per Wednesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by UBS. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of WAND in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, August 15 the stock rating was maintained by FinnCap with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Tuesday, January 16. See WANdisco plc (LON:WAND) latest ratings:

01/02/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
07/11/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
02/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
06/09/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain
04/09/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold BDX shares while 344 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 197.53 million shares or 0.90% more from 195.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 449 were reported by Reilly Fin Advsrs Llc. Blume Incorporated holds 0.06% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) or 600 shares. Buckingham Asset Mgmt Lc owns 8,885 shares or 0.41% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rampart Inv Mgmt Limited has 0.21% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 3,110 shares. Swiss Fincl Bank has invested 0.27% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Meiji Yasuda Life Insur stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Cypress Asset Tx invested 0.29% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Webster Bank & Trust N A holds 2,402 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Commerce Ltd Co reported 541,066 shares or 0.62% of all its holdings. Stratos Wealth Partners invested in 7,481 shares. Moreover, Campbell Newman Asset Mgmt Inc has 2.76% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 78,830 shares. Westpac has 0.39% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). 1,677 were accumulated by Mai Cap. Moreover, Bath Savings Trust has 0.1% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 1,817 shares. Moreover, Cardinal Cap Mgmt has 1.8% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $10.19 million activity. The insider Sichak Stephen sold 11,787 shares worth $2.36M. COHEN GARY M sold 15,044 shares worth $3.02 million. $1.84M worth of stock was sold by Strahlman Ellen R on Thursday, August 10. Lim James C sold 3,500 shares worth $714,210. Tharby Linda M sold 4,695 shares worth $941,254. The insider Mas Ribo Alberto sold $1.50M. Shabshab Nabil sold $1.24 million worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Monday, August 14.

Crow Point Partners Llc increased Alabama Power Company Non Cumulative Pfd Shs stake by 13,499 shares to 61,087 valued at $1.53 million in 2017Q3. It also upped American Water Works Company Inc. (NYSE:AWK) stake by 8,333 shares and now owns 208,333 shares. Facebook Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:FB) was raised too.

Among 19 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Becton Dickinson has $260.0 highest and $146 lowest target. $229’s average target is 5.46% above currents $217.14 stock price. Becton Dickinson had 51 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rating on Monday, July 10. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $19300 target. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, February 7. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 22 by RBC Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BDX in report on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, November 9. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, January 4. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, January 5. The company was maintained on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies.

WANdisco plc engages in the development and provision of collaboration software worldwide. The company has market cap of 282.65 million GBP. It offers WANdisco Fusion, a general-purpose replication platform transfers data across various environments with guaranteed consistency, no downtime, and no data loss. It currently has negative earnings. In addition, the firm offers cloud migration, cloud replication, data lakes, developer collaboration, disaster recovery, hybrid cloud, Internet of things, and real-time analytics solutions.

The stock decreased 2.13% or GBX 15 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 690. About 35,925 shares traded. WANdisco plc (LON:WAND) has 0.00% since February 11, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.