Puzo Michael J Holds Stake in Analog Devices (ADI); Holder Financial Advisory Service Boosted Amgen (AMGN) Position

February 17, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Financial Advisory Service Inc increased its stake in Amgen Inc (AMGN) by 253.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Financial Advisory Service Inc bought 4,995 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.68% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 6,969 shares of the biological products (no diagnostic substances) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.30 million, up from 1,974 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Financial Advisory Service Inc who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $132.26B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $183.55. About 4.37 million shares traded or 29.78% up from the average. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500.

Puzo Michael J increased its stake in Analog Devices (ADI) by 24.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Puzo Michael J bought 8,705 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.50% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 44,219 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.81M, up from 35,514 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Puzo Michael J who had been investing in Analog Devices for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $32.08B market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $86.09. About 2.57M shares traded. Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has risen 45.85% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.15% the S&P500.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $836,311 activity.

Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Amgen Inc. had 86 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was initiated by Raymond James with “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, February 2 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 2 by Morgan Stanley. Mizuho maintained it with “Buy” rating and $198.0 target in Sunday, October 29 report. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AMGN in report on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, June 19 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) rating on Wednesday, September 28. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $172 target. Credit Suisse maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Friday, September 29 with “Outperform” rating. Credit Suisse maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) rating on Friday, February 2. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $194 target. Piper Jaffray maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) rating on Thursday, October 12. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $193.0 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 58 investors sold AMGN shares while 511 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 453 raised stakes. 555.05 million shares or 0.41% less from 557.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hilltop Hldgs owns 2,743 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Northern Trust Corporation invested in 9.74M shares or 0.47% of the stock. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.53% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Profund Lc holds 2.72% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) or 350,131 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 888,144 shares. 5,500 were accumulated by Peoples Fincl Corporation. Ahl Prtnrs Llp reported 45,220 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Ci Investments Incorporated reported 127,039 shares. London Of Virginia owns 1,517 shares. Mark Sheptoff Planning Lc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Eagleclaw Cap Managment Ltd Liability reported 1,350 shares. Founders Capital Ltd Company reported 10,580 shares. The West Virginia-based City Hldgs Co has invested 0.97% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Drexel Morgan holds 0.62% of its portfolio in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 3,262 shares. Of Virginia Va reported 63,560 shares or 1.75% of all its holdings.

Among 31 analysts covering Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. Analog Devices had 117 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Maxim Group maintained Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Wednesday, August 19 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, July 27. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by SunTrust. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by Morgan Stanley. Drexel Hamilton maintained Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Wednesday, August 30 with “Buy” rating. PiperJaffray upgraded Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) on Tuesday, February 13 to “Overweight” rating. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, July 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, December 29. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest given on Wednesday, August 19.

Puzo Michael J, which manages about $192.16M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 9,009 shares to 7,745 shares, valued at $401,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 22 selling transactions for $18.98 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by SICCHITANO KENTON J, worth $1.32 million on Thursday, October 5. $2.09 million worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) was sold by STATA RAY on Friday, September 15. Shares for $435,000 were sold by CHAMPY JAMES on Wednesday, October 4. $369,996 worth of stock was sold by Real Peter on Wednesday, August 30. Another trade for 7,000 shares valued at $640,640 was sold by SEIF MARGARET K. The insider NOVICH NEIL S sold $785,759.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 45 investors sold ADI shares while 232 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 315.41 million shares or 0.53% more from 313.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. M&T Savings Bank stated it has 267,393 shares. Verition Fund reported 3,490 shares. Ghp Investment owns 29,356 shares or 0.38% of their US portfolio. Kentucky Retirement invested in 0.15% or 22,535 shares. Raymond James Tru Na holds 60,139 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. Moreover, Bancshares Of America De has 0.05% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 3.37 million shares. Hemenway Tru Co Limited Liability owns 156,364 shares or 2.81% of their US portfolio. Metropolitan Life Ins invested in 190,031 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Parkside Fin Commercial Bank And holds 0.04% or 1,150 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Company invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Ontario – Canada-based Intact Mgmt Inc has invested 0.21% in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Riverbridge Partners Limited Company accumulated 0.57% or 336,112 shares. Hsbc Hldgs Public Limited Company has 228,522 shares. Addison Capital stated it has 4,972 shares. Agf Invs America Inc owns 1.79% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 54,457 shares.

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