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Perkinelmer (PKI) Shareholder Southeast Asset Advisors Upped Stake; As Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY) Stock Value Rose, Holder Blue Ridge Capital Increased Position

Southeast Asset Advisors Inc increased its stake in Perkinelmer Inc (PKI) by 63.97% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Southeast Asset Advisors Inc bought 13,010 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 33,348 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.30 million, up from 20,338 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Southeast Asset Advisors Inc who had been investing in Perkinelmer Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.42 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $76.39. About 553,436 shares traded. PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) has risen 14.86% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.84% the S&P500.

John Griffin increased its stake in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (ALNY) by 11.27% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blue Ridge Capital Llc bought 155,199 shares as the company’s stock rose 48.45% with the market. The hedge fund run by John Griffin held 1.53M shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $179.98 million, up from 1.38M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blue Ridge Capital Llc who had been investing in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.25B market cap company. The stock increased 0.94% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $122.88. About 653,512 shares traded. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) has risen 33.54% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.84% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 26 investors sold PKI shares while 93 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 99.38 million shares or 0.76% less from 100.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Btim Corp has 0.14% invested in PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI). Kentucky Retirement Sys Ins Fund reported 2,910 shares stake. Moreover, First Citizens Commercial Bank & Co has 0.25% invested in PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI). Moreover, Public Sector Pension Inv Board has 0% invested in PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) for 5,903 shares. Brown Advisory, a Maryland-based fund reported 11,156 shares. 4,299 were reported by Gsa Capital Prtn Limited Liability Partnership. Principal Financial reported 172,333 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Commonwealth Equity Service accumulated 7,361 shares. Loomis Sayles & Com Ltd Partnership owns 404 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 14,115 were reported by Suntrust Banks Inc. Moreover, Polar Capital Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.11% invested in PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 8,900 shares. Blackrock Incorporated invested in 6.06M shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 42,081 shares. Impax Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 1.52% in PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI).

Southeast Asset Advisors Inc, which manages about $1.76 billion and $316.12M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Sherwin Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) by 1,269 shares to 645 shares, valued at $231,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) by 15,937 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 302,569 shares, and cut its stake in Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.27 million activity.

Among 19 analysts covering PerkinElmer Inc (NYSE:PKI), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. PerkinElmer Inc had 50 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Friday, May 6. The stock of PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Bank of America upgraded PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) on Tuesday, December 19 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was upgraded by Janney Capital on Monday, March 27 to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 20. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PKI in report on Friday, November 3 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 20 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Robert W. Baird. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI) rating on Monday, June 19. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Hold” rating and $6500 target.

Blue Ridge Capital Llc, which manages about $15.33B and $5.57 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lamb Weston Hldgs Inc by 64,900 shares to 2.48M shares, valued at $116.25 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Grace W R & Co Del New (NYSE:GRA) by 34,300 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.31 million shares, and cut its stake in Alphabet Inc.

Since September 20, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $23.18 million activity. $4.84 million worth of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) was sold by Mason Michael on Thursday, January 4.

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