Abner Herrman & Brock Has Upped Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Position; Teacher Retirement System Of Texas Has Decreased By $66.04 Million Its Waste Mgmt Del (WM) Position

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Teacher Retirement System Of Texas decreased Waste Mgmt Inc Del (WM) stake by 75.2% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas sold 767,954 shares as Waste Mgmt Inc Del (WM)’s stock declined 3.05%. The Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 253,231 shares with $21.85 million value, down from 1.02 million last quarter. Waste Mgmt Inc Del now has $36.11 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $83.52. About 2.38 million shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 15.87% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.32% the S&P500.

Abner Herrman & Brock Llc increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 8.6% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Abner Herrman & Brock Llc acquired 2,445 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock declined 9.21%. The Abner Herrman & Brock Llc holds 30,882 shares with $4.32M value, up from 28,437 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $350.19B valuation. The stock decreased 0.93% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $130.54. About 11.01 million shares traded or 34.80% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold JNJ shares while 884 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 654 raised stakes. 1.72 billion shares or 0.40% more from 1.71 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Arbor Inv Advsr Limited Com owns 1,989 shares. Lbmc Inv Ltd Liability Corp owns 4,123 shares. 18,310 were accumulated by Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Lc. Money Mngmt Ltd Liability Co stated it has 2.55% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Kwmg Ltd Liability Corp holds 18,910 shares or 0.8% of its portfolio. Truenorth Inc holds 1,849 shares. Montag A And reported 1.41% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Maple Cap Incorporated owns 3.62% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 100,793 shares. Middleton Ma holds 38,787 shares. Global X Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.01% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 4,360 shares. 52,764 are held by Dean Invest Assocs Limited Liability Corp. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Llc holds 0.83% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 345,210 shares. Ci Inc reported 0.31% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Mcgowan Grp Inc Asset Mngmt holds 0.08% or 3,508 shares. Coastline reported 1.09% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson has $170.0 highest and $90 lowest target. $136.72’s average target is 4.73% above currents $130.54 stock price. Johnson & Johnson had 95 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Leerink Swann maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, July 21 by Alembic. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 20 by Goldman Sachs. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of JNJ in report on Tuesday, September 29 to “Buy” rating. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Tuesday, June 13 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, October 18. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, October 18. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 9 by Wells Fargo.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $20.17 million activity. Stoffels Paulus also sold $20.17M worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Thursday, February 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.16, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 41 investors sold WM shares while 297 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 259 raised stakes. 318.69 million shares or 0.70% more from 316.48 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brown Brothers Harriman And accumulated 3.18M shares. Creative Planning invested in 69,624 shares. Ironwood Inv Counsel Limited Com has 2,695 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Advantus Mngmt reported 40,984 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Victory Capital stated it has 66,967 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Lincoln Natl holds 0.03% or 9,660 shares in its portfolio. 999,388 are held by Gamco Investors Et Al. Private Advisor Grp Inc Lc owns 27,779 shares. Orleans Cap Mngmt La has 25,768 shares for 1.58% of their portfolio. Tnb Fincl holds 0.09% or 5,641 shares in its portfolio. Clark Capital Gp holds 0.68% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 259,392 shares. Pension Serv, Korea-based fund reported 416,957 shares. Regal Ltd Liability reported 10,942 shares. Washington-based Perkins Coie Trust has invested 0.31% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM).

Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 19 selling transactions for $12.04 million activity. Shares for $31,648 were sold by POPE JOHN C. Harris Jeff M sold $5.21 million worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Monday, February 26. Shares for $68,466 were sold by Sjoqvist Nikolaj H on Thursday, February 15. Hmmer Tara J. sold $9,515 worth of stock. 13,614 shares valued at $1.16 million were sold by CALDWELL BARRY H on Friday, February 23. 387 shares valued at $34,174 were sold by GROSS PATRICK W on Monday, January 15. The insider Rankin Devina A sold $12,001.

Among 16 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Waste Management Inc. has $100.0 highest and $58 lowest target. $81.15’s average target is -2.84% below currents $83.52 stock price. Waste Management Inc. had 46 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) rating on Friday, October 27. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $86 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, July 5. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, April 29 by Wedbush. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the shares of WM in report on Tuesday, August 9 to “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 31. The rating was downgraded by Wedbush on Thursday, October 13 to “Neutral”. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) rating on Thursday, January 4. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $100.0 target. Barclays Capital upgraded Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) rating on Monday, November 7. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $70 target. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Monday, April 25.

Teacher Retirement System Of Texas increased Public Svc Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) stake by 132,120 shares to 139,023 valued at $7.16 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN) stake by 93,214 shares and now owns 297,399 shares. Echostar Corp (NASDAQ:SATS) was raised too.

Analysts await Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) to report earnings on April, 20 before the open. They expect $0.82 earnings per share, up 24.24% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.66 per share. WM’s profit will be $354.55M for 25.46 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.85 actual earnings per share reported by Waste Management, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.53% negative EPS growth.

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