Timber Hill Has Lowered Hsbc Holdings Plc (HSBC) Position By $831,775; Waters (WAT) Had 6 Bullish Analysts

January 22, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Among 17 analysts covering Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Waters Corporation had 49 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, January 7, the company rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, January 18. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Monday, October 23. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, October 25. Morgan Stanley upgraded Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) on Monday, December 4 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, July 29. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Jefferies. As per Monday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. See Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) latest ratings:

18/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $219.0 Maintain
05/01/2018 Broker: BTIG Research Rating: Buy New Target: $230 Initiates Coverage On
04/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: In-Line New Target: $198 Initiates Coverage On
20/12/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $205.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $192 Upgrade
10/11/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Neutral Old Target: $192 New Target: $202 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $180 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $188 New Target: $193 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: $199 New Target: $200 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Outperform Old Target: $196 New Target: $199 Maintain

Timber Hill Llc decreased Hsbc Holdings Plc (HSBC) stake by 47.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Timber Hill Llc sold 16,975 shares as Hsbc Holdings Plc (HSBC)’s stock declined 1.28%. The Timber Hill Llc holds 18,888 shares with $933,000 value, down from 35,863 last quarter. Hsbc Holdings Plc now has $210.36 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.015 during the last trading session, reaching $55.375. About 1.09M shares traded. HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HSBC) has risen 38.28% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.58% the S&P500.

Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument maker in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $17.04 billion. It operates through two divisions, Waters and TA. It has a 31.57 P/E ratio. It designs, makes, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and comprehensive post-warranty service plans.

The stock increased 1.66% or $3.49 during the last trading session, reaching $214.21. About 665,338 shares traded or 51.61% up from the average. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $23.37 million activity. On Friday, September 8 the insider Khanna Rohit sold $3.42M. 3,500 shares were sold by KUEBLER CHRISTOPHER A, worth $628,845. 25,000 shares valued at $4.94M were sold by Kelly Terrence P on Wednesday, December 13. Shares for $4.34 million were sold by TERRICCIANO DAVID. $4.71M worth of stock was sold by Cassis Eugene G on Wednesday, December 13.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 36 investors sold Waters Corporation shares while 163 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 73.71 million shares or 3.26% more from 71.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nomura Asset Ltd holds 0.75% or 323,344 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Shell Asset Mngmt has 0.02% invested in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 12,079 shares. Inv House Ltd Liability Com owns 29,502 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag accumulated 192,401 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Hikari Tsushin Inc stated it has 5,000 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Invesco Limited invested in 0.04% or 545,482 shares. Sei Invests reported 0.03% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Nordea Invest Ab reported 4,578 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Lc reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). The Korea-based Pension has invested 0.08% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Vident Advisory Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.02% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Fundsmith Ltd Liability Partnership holds 4.36M shares. Brinker Cap holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) for 1,313 shares. Artemis Llp holds 142,645 shares or 0.53% of its portfolio.

Timber Hill Llc increased Align Technology Inc (Call) stake by 5,700 shares to 12,500 valued at $2.33 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Royal Gold Inc (Put) stake by 18,100 shares and now owns 39,400 shares. Ishares Russell 1000 Growth (Call) was raised too.

Among 11 analysts covering HSBC Holdings (NYSE:HSBC), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. HSBC Holdings had 19 analyst reports since September 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HSBC) on Tuesday, November 29 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Monday, June 27. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Thursday, March 24 report. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Wednesday, January 6 by JP Morgan. Macquarie Research downgraded HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HSBC) on Thursday, January 14 to “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, April 25, the company rating was downgraded by CLSA. The stock has “” rating by UBS on Wednesday, September 30. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, August 4 to “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral” on Wednesday, September 14. The stock of HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HSBC) earned “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein on Monday, November 21.

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