Washington Trust Bank Raised Bank Of America (BAC) Position By $306,472; Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa Boosted Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) Position By $15.82 Million

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Washington Trust Bank increased Bank Of America Corp (BAC) stake by 13.07% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Washington Trust Bank acquired 10,568 shares as Bank Of America Corp (BAC)’s stock declined 1.20%. The Washington Trust Bank holds 91,400 shares with $2.70 million value, up from 80,832 last quarter. Bank Of America Corp now has $301.92 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.70% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $29.53. About 79.74 million shares traded or 4.51% up from the average. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has risen 28.18% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.63% the S&P500.

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa increased Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC) stake by 208.96% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa acquired 1,772 shares as Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc (NGVC)’s stock declined 20.09%. The Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 2,620 shares with $23.40 million value, up from 848 last quarter. Natural Grocers By Vitamin Cottage Inc now has $178.79 million valuation. The stock increased 4.03% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $8. About 80,470 shares traded. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) has declined 31.87% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.42% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 66 investors sold BAC shares while 561 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 585 raised stakes. 6.85 billion shares or 0.98% less from 6.91 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 1.32M were accumulated by Chicago Equity Prns Ltd Liability Corp. Goodwin Daniel L holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) for 36,753 shares. Stock Yards Fincl Bank And stated it has 8,876 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The Maryland-based Court Place Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.89% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). First Foundation stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Waddell Reed Finance has invested 0.48% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Field Main Bancshares stated it has 0.52% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Cap Intl Limited Ca holds 0.11% or 19,667 shares. Dubuque Financial Bank And Trust reported 12,374 shares. Hwg Hldg Ltd Partnership reported 0.16% stake. 33.55 million were reported by Royal Comml Bank Of Canada. Norris Perne And French Llp Mi holds 13,723 shares. Rbf Capital Limited Company owns 837,000 shares or 2.73% of their US portfolio. Sol Cap Management Commerce has 169,129 shares for 1.43% of their portfolio. Apriem holds 1.37% or 187,707 shares.

Among 33 analysts covering Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Bank of America has $37 highest and $15 lowest target. $27.17’s average target is -7.99% below currents $29.53 stock price. Bank of America had 112 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) rating on Tuesday, July 19. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $17 target. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) earned “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Friday, January 29. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) earned “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, December 21. On Sunday, August 13 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Thursday, February 16. The rating was maintained by CLSA on Friday, September 23 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 7 by Jefferies.

Among 13 analysts covering Natural Grocers (NYSE:NGVC), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Natural Grocers has $32 highest and $5.5 lowest target. $15.89’s average target is 98.63% above currents $8 stock price. Natural Grocers had 34 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 19 with “Hold”. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the shares of NGVC in report on Friday, February 3 to “Hold” rating. As per Monday, February 12, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NGVC in report on Friday, November 17 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, June 16. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 29 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, October 26. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of NGVC in report on Friday, September 23 with “Equal Weight” rating.

Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa decreased Orasure Technologies Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:OSUR) stake by 26,721 shares to 3,100 valued at $58.47 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced News Corp (NASDAQ:NWS) stake by 25,386 shares and now owns 41,811 shares. Teleflex Inc (NYSE:TFX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 11 investors sold NGVC shares while 18 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 6.12 million shares or 13.29% more from 5.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase & invested in 0% or 67,138 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP has 0% invested in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Vanguard Grp Inc Inc invested 0% in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Arrowstreet Limited Partnership has 0% invested in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 83,439 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 0% or 9,208 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 0% stake. Northern Tru owns 105,666 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Art Advisors Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 17,562 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management holds 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC) for 29,556 shares. Rice Hall James & Assocs Ltd invested in 147,176 shares. Citadel stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE:NGVC). Prelude Ltd Llc holds 10,343 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 0% or 15,000 shares. Geode Capital invested in 80,542 shares. Gsa Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 179,700 shares.

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