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Michael Rice the President & CEO of BioLife Solutions, Inc. (BLFS) Unloaded 12,540 Shares; Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Raised Verizon Communications (VZ) Position

Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc increased Verizon Communications (VZ) stake by 76.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc acquired 10,400 shares as Verizon Communications (VZ)’s stock declined 7.66%. The Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc holds 23,925 shares with $1.18 million value, up from 13,525 last quarter. Verizon Communications now has $204.56B valuation. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $50.15. About 12.26M shares traded. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has declined 8.48% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.18% the S&P500.

Michael Rice, an insider of Biolife Solutions Inc, currently President & CEO lately disclosed a deal with the SEC. As stated in the electronic form, Michael Rice made a sale of 12,540 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company, priced at $5.3 per share. $65,960 USD was the deal’s value. The SEC document’s date was 16-02-2018. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he silently unloaded additional 12,540 shares of the company, worth $69,848 USD. Presently, Michael Rice owns a total of 139,517 shares or 1.00% of the company’s market capitalization.

Among 28 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 74 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of VZ in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy” on Friday, October 20. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the shares of VZ in report on Wednesday, July 27 to “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, November 20, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. As per Monday, January 22, the company rating was upgraded by Howard Weil. Nomura initiated Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) rating on Friday, October 16. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $47 target. The rating was downgraded by Moffet Nathanson to “Neutral” on Friday, April 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) rating on Friday, July 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $4800 target.

Investors sentiment is 0.88 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 81 investors sold VZ shares while 696 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 2.53 billion shares or 1.44% more from 2.49 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Phocas Fincl reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Institute For Wealth Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.62% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Wms Partners Limited Liability Com holds 14,639 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Communications Of Virginia Va invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Cambridge Inv Rech has 568,135 shares. Trillium Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 417,505 shares. Veritas Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership holds 6,027 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Huntington Financial Bank reported 0.6% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Alexandria Ltd Com has invested 0.34% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Mount Vernon Assocs Md invested 1.85% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). 1St Source Natl Bank stated it has 0.53% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). North American owns 0.05% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 6,623 shares. Waldron Lp invested 0.25% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Mason Street Advisors Ltd has invested 0.69% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Intrust Retail Bank Na has 47,388 shares for 0.77% of their portfolio.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $89,365 activity. 610 shares were sold by SILLIMAN CRAIG L., worth $29,677 on Monday, August 28.

The stock increased 0.95% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $5.33. About 22,290 shares traded. BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) has risen 37.27% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.57% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering BioLife Solutions (NASDAQ:BLFS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. BioLife Solutions has $8 highest and $400 lowest target. $6.50’s average target is 21.95% above currents $5.33 stock price. BioLife Solutions had 6 analyst reports since June 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Maxim Group. Janney Capital upgraded BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) on Wednesday, July 5 to “Buy” rating. Maxim Group maintained BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) rating on Monday, July 31. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $500 target. On Friday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy”. On Thursday, November 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Maxim Group to “Buy”. Maxim Group maintained BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) rating on Wednesday, June 14. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $400 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 8 in 2017 Q3. Its up 6.00, from 2 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 2 investors sold BioLife Solutions, Inc. shares while 0 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 1.98 million shares or 721.11% more from 241,668 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 16,908 are owned by Northern Tru. Community Bancshares Na owns 250 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Granite Invest Prns Ltd Liability accumulated 211,030 shares. Millennium Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) or 18,226 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc owns 14,600 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Virtu Fincl Ltd has 16,793 shares. Essex Invest Lc holds 0.07% or 84,755 shares. Pnc Financial Ser Gp holds 0% of its portfolio in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) for 10,000 shares. Thompson Davis Co holds 0% of its portfolio in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) for 250 shares. Geode Lc has invested 0% of its portfolio in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Manatuck Hill Limited Liability Company invested in 0.14% or 50,000 shares. Blackrock has 0% invested in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Moreover, Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) for 7 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 31 shares in its portfolio. Perkins Cap Mngmt invested in 0.09% or 15,000 shares.

BioLife Solutions, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets patented hypothermic storage and cryopreservation solutions for cells and tissues in the United States. The company has market cap of $74.73 million. The Company’s products are serum-free and protein-free solutions, which are formulated to reduce preservation-induced, delayed-onset cell damage, and death. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers HypoThermosol FRS, a hypothermic storage and shipping media product to mitigate temperature-induced molecular cell stress responses that occur during chilling and re-warming of biologics, intermediate products, and final cell products intended for research and clinical applications; and CryoStor cryopreservation freeze media products, which are designed to mitigate temperature-induced molecular cell stress responses during freezing and thawing.

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