Winslow Capital Management Has Raised Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) Position; Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM)’s Sentiment Is 1.29

May 24, 2018 - By Neil V. Hobbs

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Winslow Capital Management Llc increased Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) stake by 19.07% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Winslow Capital Management Llc acquired 399,528 shares as Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM)’s stock rose 0.67%. The Winslow Capital Management Llc holds 2.49M shares with $266.77 million value, up from 2.10 million last quarter. Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $378.66 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.12% or $1.26 during the last trading session, reaching $111.23. About 13.96M shares traded. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 23.99% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.44% the S&P500.

Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM) investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.21, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 144 institutional investors increased or opened new equity positions, while 112 decreased and sold their stakes in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 116.33 million shares, down from 117.51 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Sprouts Farmers Market Inc in top ten equity positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 27 Reduced: 85 Increased: 88 New Position: 56.

More notable recent Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Sprouts: Insta-Gift” on May 21, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “3 Stocks That Feel Like Disney in 1957” published on May 23, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Sprouts sets opening for midtown Phoenix store” published on May 24, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Sprouts Farmers Market continues Florida expansion with new Riverview store” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a healthy grocery store, provides fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.88 billion. The companyÂ’s stores offer fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, deli products, baked goods, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, body care and natural household items, and beer and wine. It has a 18.98 P/E ratio. As of May 04, 2017, it operated 260 stores in 15 states.

Analysts await Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.33 earnings per share, up 13.79% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.29 per share. SFM’s profit will be $43.51 million for 16.54 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual earnings per share reported by Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.00% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Sprouts Farmers Market’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Sprouts Farmers Market, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $24.0 while the high is $31.0. The stock’s average target of $26.33 is 20.61% above today’s ($21.83) share price. SFM was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, January 19 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 9 with “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Friday, September 23 with “Overweight”. Jefferies upgraded the shares of SFM in report on Friday, September 30 to “Buy” rating.

Lapides Asset Management Llc holds 3.73% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. for 707,000 shares. Davidson Investment Advisors owns 903,298 shares or 2.28% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Farr Miller & Washington Llc Dc has 1.96% invested in the company for 899,735 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Agf Investments America Inc. has invested 1.66% in the stock. Hhr Asset Management Llc, a New Jersey-based fund reported 1.17 million shares.

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $21.83. About 823,026 shares traded. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) has risen 3.50% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 19 insider sales for $47.04 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 55 investors sold JPM shares while 802 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 611 raised stakes. 2.46 billion shares or 1.60% less from 2.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dillon And Associate invested 0.72% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Oxbow Advisors Limited Liability Corporation reported 37,275 shares. Family Comm holds 65,453 shares or 3.29% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Invest Prtnrs Limited Liability Company stated it has 3.86% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Natl Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Alpha Cubed Invests Llc owns 174,387 shares. Winslow Evans Crocker reported 20,616 shares. Omers Administration owns 1.84M shares or 2.01% of their US portfolio. Davis R M holds 0.2% or 47,722 shares in its portfolio. 969,553 were accumulated by Lazard Asset Mngmt Ltd. Moody Bankshares Division has 33,103 shares. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 1.39% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Greenwich Wealth Management Lc holds 11,787 shares. Oakmont Lc invested 0.23% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Legacy Cap Partners Incorporated has 3,525 shares.

Since January 13, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 8 sales for $18.63 million activity. On Friday, January 19 the insider Scher Peter sold $3.01 million. 65,101 shares valued at $7.31 million were sold by Erdoes Mary E. on Saturday, January 13. $1.99 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) was sold by Friedman Stacey on Saturday, January 13. The insider BACON ASHLEY sold 16,434 shares worth $1.84M. $5.43M worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) was sold by Petno Douglas B. $425,399 worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) was sold by Giles Nicole on Saturday, January 13. $825,327 worth of stock was bought by CROWN JAMES S on Tuesday, January 16.

More notable recent JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “JPMorgan: Magnificent Morgan” on April 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “JPMorgan Chase: A Compelling Upside Case” published on May 03, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “JPMorgan Going From Strength To Strength” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Banking Roundup: Wells Fargo hit by reports of altered documents… BofA rolls out AI assistant Erica” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “King Dimon – For Now | JPMorgan” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

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