Teacher Retirement System Of Texas Has Lifted Schein Henry (HSIC) Holding By $9.75 Million; Ancora Advisors Lowered Its Cerner (CERN) Position

January 22, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Teacher Retirement System Of Texas increased Schein Henry Inc (HSIC) stake by 176.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas acquired 120,421 shares as Schein Henry Inc (HSIC)’s stock rose 5.77%. The Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 188,507 shares with $15.46 million value, up from 68,086 last quarter. Schein Henry Inc now has $11.94B valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $76.09. About 504,188 shares traded. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Ancora Advisors Llc decreased Cerner Corp (CERN) stake by 52.65% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ancora Advisors Llc sold 11,156 shares as Cerner Corp (CERN)’s stock rose 14.16%. The Ancora Advisors Llc holds 10,034 shares with $715,000 value, down from 21,190 last quarter. Cerner Corp now has $22.97B valuation. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $69.1. About 658,411 shares traded. Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) has risen 19.54% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.84% the S&P500.

Teacher Retirement System Of Texas decreased Mallinckrodt Pub Ltd Co (NYSE:MNK) stake by 77,023 shares to 492,588 valued at $18.41M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Ak Stl Hldg Corp (NYSE:AKS) stake by 1.86 million shares and now owns 25,911 shares. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) was reduced too.

Among 19 analysts covering Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 11 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 8 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, February 11 by Piper Jaffray. Deutsche Bank initiated Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Friday, December 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 6 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, November 7 with “Hold”. As per Thursday, October 6, the company rating was initiated by UBS. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 27 report. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $366,756 activity. 2,126 shares were sold by Rose Paul, worth $366,756.

Investors sentiment increased to 7.15 in Q3 2017. Its up 5.99, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 47 investors sold HSIC shares while 15 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 377 raised stakes. 279.70 million shares or 306.41% more from 68.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qci Asset Mngmt Ny holds 507 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi invested in 2,980 shares or 0% of the stock. Greenleaf Tru holds 312 shares. Mai Mgmt owns 11,050 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Limited Co has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Creative Planning stated it has 12,981 shares. Rampart Management Ltd Llc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Advisor Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 4,754 shares. 458,340 are owned by Riverbridge. Veritable LP reported 9,601 shares. Peloton Wealth Strategists reported 1.5% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Blackrock holds 0.05% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) or 11.66M shares. Petrus Tru Co Lta reported 2,788 shares. Legal & General Group Public Llc reported 1.05M shares.

Ancora Advisors Llc increased Philip Morris Intl Inc (NYSE:PM) stake by 4,573 shares to 20,025 valued at $2.22M in 2017Q3. It also upped Harris Corp Del (NYSE:HRS) stake by 4,803 shares and now owns 70,601 shares. Ares Cap Corp Com (NASDAQ:ARCC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold CERN shares while 209 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 263.89 million shares or 3.63% more from 254.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nebraska-based Bridges Investment Management has invested 0.05% in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). Westpac Bk Corporation accumulated 110,510 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 23,823 shares. Autus Asset Management Llc stated it has 91,911 shares. Gyroscope Capital Group Inc Inc Ltd Company has invested 0.15% in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Banking reported 0.08% stake. Jag Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Com reported 34,719 shares stake. Oppenheimer And holds 26,754 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Yhb Inv accumulated 10,569 shares. Regions Corporation accumulated 3,165 shares. Cibc World Markets owns 98,405 shares. Lpl Financial Ltd Liability Company holds 27,749 shares. Warren Averett Asset Limited Liability has invested 0.05% in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). Nuveen Asset Mngmt Lc has 0% invested in Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN). Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corp, a California-based fund reported 124,435 shares.

Analysts await Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.58 earnings per share, up 1.75% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.57 per share. CERN’s profit will be $192.80M for 29.78 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Cerner Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.75% EPS growth.

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