JP Morgan Gives Patterson Companies (PDCO) Lower Rating. “Neutral” Rating Lost; 2 Bullish Analysts Covering FirstService (FSV)

Among 15 analysts covering Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Patterson Companies Inc. has $54 highest and $34.0 lowest target. $39.50’s average target is 24.76% above currents $31.66 stock price. Patterson Companies Inc. had 34 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, November 22, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) earned “Hold” rating by Craig Hallum on Thursday, August 17. On Tuesday, July 11 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell”. William Blair maintained the shares of PDCO in report on Friday, August 28 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Underweight” on Wednesday, December 6. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of PDCO in report on Wednesday, August 9 with “Sell” rating. On Wednesday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, February 15. Robert W. Baird maintained Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) on Tuesday, January 2 with “Buy” rating.

Among 6 analysts covering FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ:FSV), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. FirstService Corporation had 19 analyst reports since October 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 26 with “Buy”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair given on Wednesday, September 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, October 14 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, May 29 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets initiated FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ:FSV) rating on Tuesday, September 20. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $56 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 5. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, December 12 by Raymond James. The stock of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ:FSV) earned “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Thursday, December 3. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, February 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 8. See FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ:FSV) latest ratings:

08/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $75.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $78.0 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $75.0 Downgrade
20/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $68.0 Maintain
26/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $71.0 Maintain
13/09/2017 Broker: William Blair Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade

The stock increased 1.44% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $31.66. About 1.26 million shares traded. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has declined 4.97% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.67% the S&P500.

Patterson Companies, Inc. distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.93 billion. It operates through Dental and Animal Health divisions. It has a 18.95 P/E ratio. The company??s Dental segment offers consumable products, such as infection control, restorative materials, hand instruments, and sterilization products; basic and advanced technology dental equipment; patient education systems; and office forms and stationery.

Analysts await Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.52 earnings per share, down 10.34% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.58 per share. PDCO’s profit will be $48.17M for 15.22 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Patterson Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.96% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.46, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 39 investors sold Patterson Companies, Inc. shares while 102 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 88.39 million shares or 5.32% more from 83.93 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 1.15 million shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Com holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 1.06 million shares. D E Shaw Com stated it has 91,048 shares. 24,375 are held by Aperio Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corporation. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Corp reported 0% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Com has 0.41% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). 7,650 were accumulated by Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv reported 3,599 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 2.36 million shares. Sun Life Financial holds 0% or 603 shares. Citigroup invested in 0% or 1,330 shares. Macquarie Group Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 24,775 shares. Duncker Streett And accumulated 1,100 shares. Deutsche Bank Ag has 0.01% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Advisory Rech reported 14,869 shares.

Since October 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $54,833 activity. $27,285 worth of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) was sold by GUGINO ANN B on Thursday, January 11.