Benjamin F Edwards & Company Has Boosted United Parcel Service (UPS) Holding By $497,952; 4 Bullish Analysts Covering Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM)

June 22, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Benjamin F Edwards & Company Inc increased United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) stake by 26.57% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Benjamin F Edwards & Company Inc acquired 4,788 shares as United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)’s stock rose 6.87%. The Benjamin F Edwards & Company Inc holds 22,811 shares with $2.39M value, up from 18,023 last quarter. United Parcel Service Inc now has $97.73 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $113.42. About 2.72M shares traded. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 9.01% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.56% the S&P500. Some Historical UPS News: 05/04/2018 – Pop-Ups Offer Classes on Today’s Hot Topics; 30/05/2018 – UPS SAYS GAS LEAK FROM PROPANE TANKS INSIDE A TRAILER MAY HAVE CAUSED EXPLOSION AT KENTUCKY FACILITY; 30/05/2018 – FOX Baltimore: BREAKING: About a dozen people received medical attention after an explosion damaged a UPS freight hub in; 02/05/2018 – US News: Exclusive: UPS Weighs Strategy to Deliver Bulky Goods to Boost Growth; 04/04/2018 – UPS SAYS MOST INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS NOT AFFECTED BY TARIFFS; 26/04/2018 – UPS 1Q Profit Helped By Volume, Price — Earnings Review; 17/05/2018 – S&PGR Ups Banning Util Auth, CA Wastetwr Rev Bnd Rtg To ‘AA-‘; 26/03/2018 – MOST KWAI CHUNG UPS HK RETAIL ALLOCATION BY 27M TO 33.75M SHRS; 16/04/2018 – UPS Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 31/05/2018 – WORKHORSE GROUP INC – MAY 2018 UPS AGREEMENT REPLACED ORIGINAL EXHIBIT A TO VPA ENTERED IN DECEMBER 2017

Among 11 analysts covering Bright Horizons (NYSE:BFAM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Bright Horizons had 35 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 11 report. The stock of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 1. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 19. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 12 by Credit Suisse. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of BFAM in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, November 25, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $98 target in Friday, February 9 report. The company was reinitiated on Wednesday, February 3 by Credit Suisse. See Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) latest ratings:

04/05/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $107 New Target: $112 Maintain
01/05/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $105 New Target: $110 Maintain
01/05/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $103 New Target: $106 Maintain
01/05/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $107 New Target: $105 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $107.0000 Maintain
03/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Sector Perform Downgrade
27/03/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $104.0000 Initiate
09/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $95.0 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $90 New Target: $98 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $98.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.36 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 14 investors sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. shares while 84 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 54.65 million shares or 2.31% less from 55.94 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Dimensional Fund L P holds 0.02% or 412,647 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Ptnrs Mgmt reported 0.01% stake. 32,243 are held by Nordea Investment Ab. Ami Asset holds 1.04% or 145,940 shares. Segantii Cap Mgmt Limited invested in 5.77% or 235,000 shares. Welch Prtn Ltd Co Ny has 55,977 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Assoc Md has 0.1% invested in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Us State Bank De holds 0% of its portfolio in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) for 1,642 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 1,976 shares in its portfolio. United Ser Automobile Association reported 0% stake. Blair William & Commerce Il has 0.23% invested in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) for 319,220 shares. Pennsylvania-based Conestoga Cap Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.13% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.24% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Citigroup reported 7,170 shares. 267,723 were reported by Westfield Capital Mgmt Lp.

Another recent and important Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) news was published by Gurufocus.com which published an article titled: “6 Stocks Outperforming the Market” on June 06, 2018.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care, early education, and other services for employers and families. The company has market cap of $6.09 billion. It operates through Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Dependent Care, and Other Educational Advisory Services divisions. It has a 41.43 P/E ratio. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center child care, preschool, and elementary education services.

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $105.1. About 161,823 shares traded. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) has risen 32.30% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.73% the S&P500. Some Historical BFAM News: 15/05/2018 – Capital World Investors Buys 2.1% Position in Bright Horizons; 27/03/2018 – BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES PRICING OF SECONDARY OFFERING; 03/04/2018 – BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC BFAM.N : RBC CUTS TO SECTOR PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM; 09/03/2018 Company Profile for Bright Horizons Family Solutions; 30/04/2018 – BRIGHT HORIZONS 1Q ADJ EPS 72C, EST. 71C; 30/04/2018 – Bright Horizons Family Sees 2018 EPS $2.53-EPS $2.56; 30/04/2018 – Bright Horizons Family 1Q EPS 62c; 16/05/2018 – Bright Horizons Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/04/2018 – BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC BFAM.N : RBC RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $98 FROM $95; 19/04/2018 – DJ Bright Horizons Family Solutions I, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (BFAM)

Among 24 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. United Parcel Service had 75 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold” on Thursday, February 1. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $10300 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 2 with “Hold”. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 24 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by Edward Jones. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Barclays Capital. JP Morgan initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, December 13 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.23 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 81 investors sold UPS shares while 390 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 418 raised stakes. 446.74 million shares or 0.46% less from 448.80 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.09% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 75,050 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 0.09% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 165,264 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management owns 4.19M shares. Neuberger Berman Group Lc has invested 0.02% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). North Star Asset accumulated 46,907 shares. 34,870 are held by Tradition Mgmt Ltd Com. First Tru Advsrs Limited Partnership accumulated 588,323 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Mogy Joel R Invest Counsel Inc owns 3,000 shares. Camarda Fin Advisors Ltd Liability Co holds 2,200 shares. Smith Chas P And Assoc Pa Cpas has 1.69% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). 722 are held by Old Second Retail Bank Of Aurora. Cullen Frost Bankers has invested 0.06% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.25% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Boyar Asset holds 1.8% or 23,714 shares in its portfolio. First Foundation Advisors has 3.19% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 545,535 shares.

Benjamin F Edwards & Company Inc decreased Spdr Ser Tr stake by 8,350 shares to 1,528 valued at $73,000 in 2018Q1. It also reduced First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (FXH) stake by 39,600 shares and now owns 15,131 shares. First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (FXU) was reduced too.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $650,730 activity. Brothers Norman M. Jr sold 1,500 shares worth $170,130. McClure Teri P had sold 4,500 shares worth $480,600 on Monday, February 26.

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