Autus Asset Management Holding in Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) Lowered by $1.24 Million; Gilead Sciences (GILD) Shareholder Kwmg Lowered Position by $391,050

June 14, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Kwmg Llc decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) by 19.74% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kwmg Llc sold 5,214 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,197 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.60 million, down from 26,411 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kwmg Llc who had been investing in Gilead Sciences Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $92.34B market cap company. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $71.02. About 3.64M shares traded. Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has risen 4.37% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.20% the S&P500. Some Historical GILD News: 30/05/2018 – Gilead and Galapagos Announce Results With Filgotinib in the Phase 2 Equator Study in Psoriatic Arthritis and Progression Into Phase 3 for the Selection Study in Ulcerative Colitis; 18/05/2018 – EU warns of possible birth defect link to GSK’s HIV drug; 15/05/2018 – GILEAD: FDA APPROVED TRUVADA IN ADOLESCENTS; 25/04/2018 – Novartis, Gilead to Get Extra Medicare Coverage for Costly Drugs; 21/05/2018 – Gilead’s Odefsey Falls After 1-Wk Rise, Triumeq Declines: HIV; 23/03/2018 – Janssen Announces Positive CHMP Opinion for JULUCATM▼ (dolutegravir/rilpivirine); 12/03/2018 – GILEAD SCIENCES INC – BISCHOFBERGER WILL REMAIN WITH COMPANY THROUGH JULY; 15/05/2018 – Gilead fortifies its cell therapy status, expanding into three new facilities and teaming with NCI $GILD; 05/03/2018 – GLAXOSMITHKLINE STUDIED DOLUTEGRAVIR IN HIV, TUBERCULOSIS; 30/05/2018 – GILEAD, GALAPAGOS: EQUATOR ACHIEVES PRIMARY ENDPOINT OF ACR20

Autus Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) by 58.2% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Autus Asset Management Llc sold 19,983 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.07% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 14,353 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $904,000, down from 34,336 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Autus Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Tractor Supply Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.04B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.49% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $74.1. About 1.26M shares traded. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has risen 34.87% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.30% the S&P500. Some Historical TSCO News: 11/05/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Eight Classes of JPMCC 2010-C1; 27/03/2018 – Tractor Supply Co. Searching for 4-H, FFA ‘Great Neighbors’; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity OTC Adds Cboe, Exits Tractor Supply, Cuts Ubisoft; 13/04/2018 – Moody’s Affirms Eleven Classes and Downgrades One Class of JPMBB 2013-C14; 26/04/2018 – TRACTOR SUPPLY SEES FY EPS $3.95 TO $4.15, EST. $4.09; 10/05/2018 – Tractor Supply Co Hldrs Elect Denise L. Jackson to Its Bd of Directors; 26/04/2018 – Tractor Supply Sees FY18 EPS $3.95-EPS $4.15; 26/04/2018 – Tractor Supply Sees FY18 Sales $7.69B-$7.77B; 27/03/2018 – Tractor Supply Co. Searching for 4-H, FFA `Great Neighbors’; 11/04/2018 – Petsense Expands National Retail Presence With Entry Into Florida

Analysts await Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.42 EPS, down 43.43% or $1.09 from last year’s $2.51 per share. GILD’s profit will be $1.85B for 12.50 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.37 actual EPS reported by Gilead Sciences, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.65% EPS growth.

Among 31 analysts covering Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Gilead Sciences had 132 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 31 by William Blair. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, July 11. The stock of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by Needham to “Hold” on Tuesday, July 26. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of GILD in report on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Citigroup. The stock of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) earned “Buy” rating by Vetr on Monday, August 17. The stock of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 12. William Blair maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Wednesday, June 14 with “Buy” rating.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 23 sales for $48.21 million activity. $401,566 worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) was sold by Washington Robin L on Wednesday, February 21. MARTIN JOHN C had sold 50,000 shares worth $3.66 million. Meyers James R had sold 100,000 shares worth $8.02 million on Tuesday, January 16. $1.97M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) shares were sold by Alton Gregg H. WILSON GAYLE E also sold $4.68M worth of Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) on Friday, February 9.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 0.8 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 71 investors sold GILD shares while 519 reduced holdings. 114 funds opened positions while 404 raised stakes. 976.44 million shares or 0.39% more from 972.68 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Transamerica Advsrs Incorporated has 0% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Spinnaker holds 0.02% or 2,831 shares in its portfolio. Gofen And Glossberg Limited Co Il reported 214,355 shares. 6,364 were accumulated by Koshinski Asset Mgmt. Bahl Gaynor Incorporated has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 54,515 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Linscomb And Williams, a Texas-based fund reported 6,407 shares. Ssi Investment Mgmt reported 0.02% stake. Cohen Lawrence B holds 1.15% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) for 22,800 shares. The New York-based Strategic Advisors Lc has invested 0.35% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Riverhead Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 102,684 shares. Miles Inc holds 0.7% or 16,721 shares. Vantage Advisors Ltd Co accumulated 3,541 shares. Sectoral Asset Mngmt has 1.69% invested in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Jefferies Grp Lc has invested 0% in Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD).

Kwmg Llc, which manages about $339.64 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) by 5,737 shares to 73,067 shares, valued at $5.51M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA) by 50,228 shares in the quarter, for a total of 440,679 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (IVE).

More notable recent Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Galmed Shares More Than Double As It Hits Bullseye With Fatty Liver Candidate” on June 12, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Has the Gilead Sciences Buy Argument Collapsed?” published on June 01, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “ContraVir on go to start clinical development of HBV candidate CRV431 in US; shares up 14% premarket” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Presents at Goldman Sachs 39th Annual Global Healthcare Conference (Transcript)” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Encana, Netflix, Veon, The Walt Disney, Gilead Sciences, and …” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Analysts await Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.60 earnings per share, up 28.00% or $0.35 from last year’s $1.25 per share. TSCO’s profit will be $195.28M for 11.58 P/E if the $1.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Tractor Supply Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 180.70% EPS growth.

Autus Asset Management Llc, which manages about $447.84M and $552.96 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VCIT) by 8,753 shares to 220,380 shares, valued at $18.70 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) by 1,810 shares in the quarter, for a total of 27,005 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO).

Among 31 analysts covering Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Tractor Supply had 91 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) on Friday, July 28 with “Market Perform” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Guggenheim. BMO Capital Markets maintained Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) on Tuesday, September 26 with “Hold” rating. PiperJaffray maintained the shares of TSCO in report on Friday, February 2 with “Neutral” rating. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 25 by Telsey Advisory Group. Zacks upgraded Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) rating on Tuesday, September 22. Zacks has “Buy” rating and $95 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Stephens. On Thursday, September 8 the stock rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 51 investors sold TSCO shares while 177 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes. 96.81 million shares or 2.20% less from 98.98 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Stoneridge Investment Prtnrs Lc holds 0.61% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) or 57,456 shares. Clifford Swan Counsel Limited Liability Company stated it has 275,427 shares or 0.98% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) for 141,481 shares. 5.08M are owned by State Street. Highland Cap Mgmt Ltd Partnership invested in 8,195 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.01% or 7,000 shares. Millennium Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 3,741 shares. Invesco Ltd has 546,817 shares. Polar Asset Mgmt Partners invested in 0.09% or 80,000 shares. Mufg Americas Holding has 23,233 shares. Zeke Cap Advsr Limited Liability reported 7,998 shares. Gsa Cap Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 14,912 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt Corp reported 0% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). 13,472 were accumulated by Cambridge Inv Advsrs. Perkins Coie owns 200 shares.

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