Michael Doar Insider Trade for 13,900 Shares of Hurco Companies, Inc. (HURC); Synovus Financial Lifted By $1.08 Million Its Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding

Synovus Financial Corp increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 2.98% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Synovus Financial Corp acquired 8,307 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock rose 6.85%. The Synovus Financial Corp holds 287,281 shares with $37.41 million value, up from 278,974 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $392.74 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.7922 during the last trading session, reaching $146.1878. About 2.13 million shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Michael Doar – a widely followed insider in Hurco Companies Inc who is for the time being the Chairman & CEO — made a sale of 13,900 shares of Hurco Companies Inc, with market value of approximately U.S Dollars 659,996 based on an average stock price per share of U.S Dollars 47.5. A Form 4 obtainable for free here unveiled this trade activity. It was unveiled on January 18, 2018 and filled with (SEC). Michael Doar currently holds 99,383 shares or 1.50% of Hurco Companies Inc’s market cap.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 86 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 16 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, August 27 with “Buy”. As per Monday, March 14, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 26. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 14 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of JNJ in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Sell” on Friday, July 21. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Tuesday, January 2 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Monday, October 2.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is flat, as 45 investors sold JNJ shares while 871 reduced holdings. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 1.71 billion shares or 0.90% less from 1.73 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lincoln Natl holds 0.16% or 29,757 shares. Ycg Llc holds 0.49% or 14,347 shares. Condor Capital Mgmt holds 3.38% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 129,465 shares. Chatham Cap Gp reported 2.13% stake. 28,437 are owned by Abner Herrman & Brock Llc. Hutchin Hill Capital LP holds 0.12% or 23,700 shares in its portfolio. First Allied Advisory Services Incorporated invested in 101,510 shares. Weik Inv, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 39,236 shares. Lpl Financial Ltd Liability Co owns 795,764 shares. Rench Wealth Mngmt owns 2.99% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 33,438 shares. Butensky And Cohen Financial Security invested 1.78% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Whittier reported 362,256 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And Banking owns 1.36% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 5.64 million shares. Quantum Capital Mgmt owns 10,348 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Shoker Inv Counsel Inc has 1.9% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 19,270 shares.

Synovus Financial Corp decreased National Grid Plc stake by 15,272 shares to 8,751 valued at $549,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Pimco Dynmic Credit And Mrt (PCI) stake by 36,157 shares and now owns 22,769 shares. Dycom Inds Inc (NYSE:DY) was reduced too.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $1.75 million activity. 8,115 shares were sold by Volovic Gregory S, worth $389,869 on Friday, January 12. CRUICKSHANK ROBERT W sold $117,100 worth of Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC) on Tuesday, September 19. The insider DOAR MICHAEL sold $287,406. McClelland Sonja K had sold 5,000 shares worth $240,047.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.04 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.54, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 3 investors sold Hurco Companies, Inc. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 5.12 million shares or 3.32% more from 4.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Strs Ohio holds 13,900 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The holds 0% in Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC) or 5,441 shares. Wellington Mngmt Grp Limited Liability Partnership holds 213,379 shares. Panagora Asset has invested 0% in Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC). Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC). Oppenheimer & Close Limited Liability Com holds 14,375 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement invested in 0% or 15,100 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca has 0.01% invested in Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC) for 6,488 shares. New York-based First Manhattan has invested 0% in Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC). 126,391 are owned by Alphaone Investment Ltd Liability Company. Hutchin Hill Cap Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC). Royal Bancshares Of Canada invested in 593 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company reported 0% stake. Numeric Invsts Limited Liability Company stated it has 109,406 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Com accumulated 411,347 shares or 0% of the stock.

Hurco Companies, Inc., an industrial technology company, designs, makes, and sells computerized machine tools to companies in the metal cutting industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $324.59 million. The firm offers general purpose computerized machine tools, such as vertical machining centers and turning centers. It has a 21.78 P/E ratio. It also provides computer numerical control knee mills, tool room bed mills, vertical machining centers, combination lathes, slant-bed lathes, horizontal machining centers, and bridge mills; and double column machining centers, high speed bridge machines, and other machine tools.

The stock increased 1.98% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $49. About 34,591 shares traded or 33.05% up from the average. Hurco Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HURC) has declined 6.35% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.05% the S&P500.