Greenleaf Trust Increased Hologic (HOLX) Stake; United States Lime & Minerals (USLM) Has 2.33 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By Migdalia James

United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. makes and supplies lime and limestone products in the United States. The company has market cap of $431.01 million. It operates through two divisions, Lime and Limestone Operations, and Natural Gas Interests. It has a 22.11 P/E ratio. The Lime and Limestone Operations segment extracts limestone from open-pit quarries and an underground mine, and processes it as pulverized limestone, quicklime, hydrated lime, and lime slurry.

Greenleaf Trust increased Hologic Inc (HOLX) stake by 9.62% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Greenleaf Trust acquired 9,695 shares as Hologic Inc (HOLX)’s stock rose 7.50%. The Greenleaf Trust holds 110,426 shares with $4.05M value, up from 100,731 last quarter. Hologic Inc now has $12.05 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $43.71. About 3.06M shares traded or 6.27% up from the average. Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) has risen 29.21% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.51% the S&P500.

Greenleaf Trust decreased Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) stake by 2,143 shares to 67,492 valued at $9.89 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Ishares S&P Midcap 400 Growth Etf (IJK) stake by 4,979 shares and now owns 28,064 shares. Cms Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.50, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 75 investors sold HOLX shares while 145 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 129 raised stakes. 265.54 million shares or 0.74% less from 267.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas reported 793,407 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) for 21,870 shares. Mason Street Lc has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX). Essex Svcs reported 5,700 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Alyeska Inv Grp LP holds 100,000 shares. Credit Agricole S A invested in 0.02% or 156,252 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Sa owns 9,843 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Rafferty Asset Mngmt Lc holds 41,451 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Parametric Port Assoc Ltd Liability reported 401,254 shares. Marsico Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 52,860 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Exchange Capital Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 932 shares. Advisors Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.01% in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX). Optimum Inv Advsrs holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) for 26,282 shares. Westpac Corp has invested 0.01% in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX). The Connecticut-based Tudor Et Al has invested 0.01% in Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $1.18 million activity. On Thursday, September 7 Levy Lawrence M sold $278,707 worth of Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) or 7,139 shares. Another trade for 6,902 shares valued at $276,908 was made by ULLIAN ELAINE on Thursday, August 3.

Among 17 analysts covering Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Hologic had 48 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, June 27. The stock of Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, February 15. Gabelli initiated the shares of HOLX in report on Monday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital upgraded Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX) on Wednesday, September 2 to “Equal Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, January 3. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 22 with “Hold”. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.

Minerva Advisors Llc holds 6.51% of its portfolio in United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. for 146,779 shares. Cardinal Capital Management owns 14,917 shares or 0.4% of their US portfolio. Moreover, North Star Investment Management Corp. has 0.25% invested in the company for 23,850 shares. The New York-based Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co has invested 0.12% in the stock. Granite Investment Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 13,114 shares.

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