Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland Sa Lowered Its Agilent Technologies (A) Holding; Gms (GMS) Sellers Increased By 15.73% Their Shorts

May 19, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Gms Inc (NYSE:GMS) had an increase of 15.73% in short interest. GMS’s SI was 653,500 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 15.73% from 564,700 shares previously. With 368,100 avg volume, 2 days are for Gms Inc (NYSE:GMS)’s short sellers to cover GMS’s short positions. The SI to Gms Inc’s float is 2.07%. The stock increased 2.07% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $30.13. About 288,337 shares traded. GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) has declined 12.46% since May 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.01% the S&P500.

Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland Sa decreased Agilent Technologies Inc (A) stake by 46.96% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland Sa sold 138,871 shares as Agilent Technologies Inc (A)’s stock declined 0.52%. The Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland Sa holds 156,856 shares with $10.51M value, down from 295,727 last quarter. Agilent Technologies Inc now has $20.74 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.15% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $64.32. About 4.16 million shares traded or 48.31% up from the average. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 25.85% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.30% the S&P500.

More important recent Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) news were published by: Livetradingnews.com which released: “Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) Declines 9.70%” on May 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Stocks To Watch: A Fed Head Talks Crypto”, Businesswire.com published: “Agilent Technologies Announces Webcasts for the Investment Community” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) was released by: Ft.com and their article: “NYSE plan to expand floor-traded stocks hits snag” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $9.10 million activity. Kaltenbach Patrick also sold $269,113 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) on Thursday, March 29. Shares for $340,450 were sold by FIELDS HEIDI. The insider Gonsalves Rodney sold $486,145. McMullen Michael R. had sold 21,850 shares worth $1.64M. Doak Mark also sold $173,311 worth of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.45, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 40 investors sold A shares while 198 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 269.93 million shares or 0.89% more from 267.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Valley Advisers Incorporated reported 38 shares. Swiss Natl Bank has 1.18M shares. Glg Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.29% or 60,812 shares in its portfolio. Polaris Greystone Financial Grp Incorporated Ltd Limited Liability Company has 3,289 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Federated Inc Pa holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 312,639 shares. Cypress Asset Mngmt Tx has invested 0.07% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Fdx Advsrs reported 13,724 shares. Picton Mahoney Asset holds 0.54% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 303,200 shares. Whittier Com Of Nevada holds 0% or 68 shares. Tarbox Family Office invested 0% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Stralem & Communications reported 0.16% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.01% or 60,429 shares in its portfolio. Patten Grp Inc has 7 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The New York-based Gotham Asset Mngmt Llc has invested 0.25% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Tradewinds Mngmt Ltd Liability Company holds 333 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Agilent Technologies had 59 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Evercore. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $70.0 target in Monday, November 20 report. As per Monday, November 20, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, December 8. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 13 by Wells Fargo. Jefferies maintained Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) rating on Thursday, February 15. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $81.0 target. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $71.0 target in Tuesday, November 21 report. On Wednesday, July 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) rating on Wednesday, February 14. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $80.0 target.

Lombard Odier Asset Management Switzerland Sa increased Becton Dickinson & Co (NYSE:BDX) stake by 15,195 shares to 25,273 valued at $5.41 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Bce Inc (NYSE:BCE) stake by 15,712 shares and now owns 24,566 shares. Nuvasive Inc (NASDAQ:NUVA) was raised too.

Among 3 analysts covering GMS (NYSE:GMS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. GMS had 3 analyst reports since December 14, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, July 3, the company rating was upgraded by Northcoast. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, March 1 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GMS in report on Wednesday, December 14 with “Outperform” rating.

Another recent and important GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Natural Health Trends, BioLife Solutions, The Chefs’ Warehouse …” on April 26, 2018.

GMS Inc. distributes wallboards, suspended ceilings systems, and complementary interior construction products in North America. The company has market cap of $1.24 billion. The firm offers wallboard products; and ceilings products, such as suspended mineral fibers, soft fibers, and metal ceiling systems primarily used in offices, hotels, hospitals, retail facilities, schools, and other commercial and institutional buildings. It has a 18.85 P/E ratio. It also distributes steel framing products, including steel tracks, studs, and various other steel products used to frame the interior walls of commercial or institutional buildings; and insulation, ready-mix joint compound, and various other interior construction products, as well as ancillary products, such as tools and safety products.

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