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Beacon Roofing Supply Com (BECN) Holder Oak Ridge Investments Lowered Its Holding by $14.71 Million as Share Value Rose; Blair William & Company Has Lowered Shire Plc (SHPG) Position by $455,328

Blair William & Company decreased its stake in Shire Plc (SHPG) by 19.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Blair William & Company sold 2,976 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.45% with the market. The institutional investor held 12,433 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.90 million, down from 15,409 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Blair William & Company who had been investing in Shire Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.52B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.92% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $134.06. About 944,332 shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has risen 4.69% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500.

Oak Ridge Investments Llc decreased its stake in Beacon Roofing Supply Inc Com (BECN) by 27.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oak Ridge Investments Llc sold 288,434 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.61% with the market. The institutional investor held 755,879 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $38.74M, down from 1.04M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Oak Ridge Investments Llc who had been investing in Beacon Roofing Supply Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.71B market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $54.53. About 845,821 shares traded or 5.03% up from the average. Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) has risen 17.34% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.64% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.91 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.92, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 21 investors sold BECN shares while 48 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 66.46 million shares or 12.06% more from 59.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rothschild Asset Management stated it has 0.3% of its portfolio in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN). Panagora Asset Management reported 1,000 shares. Jefferies Grp Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 3,957 shares. Amalgamated State Bank reported 7,649 shares. Diker Lc holds 0.83% in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) or 40,000 shares. Engineers Gate Manager LP has 0.02% invested in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN). California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0.01% or 106,987 shares. Lenox Wealth Advsr reported 62 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas stated it has 0% in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN). Advsr Asset Management invested in 2,817 shares. Highbridge Cap Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN). Art Advisors Ltd Liability invested 0.07% in Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN). American Int, New York-based fund reported 44,784 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn, a California-based fund reported 552,405 shares. Voya Invest Mngmt Llc holds 1.17 million shares or 0.13% of its portfolio.

Among 18 analysts covering Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Beacon Roofing Supply had 47 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, October 2 with “Buy”. The stock of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 19. The stock of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, July 28. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 6 report. The stock of Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, January 11. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Monday, February 8. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Wedbush initiated Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) rating on Wednesday, September 7. Wedbush has “Neutral” rating and $50 target. The rating was reinitiated by Wedbush on Wednesday, May 31 with “Neutral”. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”.

Oak Ridge Investments Llc, which manages about $4.04B and $2.46 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Salesforce Com Inc Com (NYSE:CRM) by 85,465 shares to 102,181 shares, valued at $9.55 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cme Group Inc Com (NASDAQ:CME) by 2,700 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4,988 shares, and has risen its stake in Wex Inc Com (NYSE:WEX).

Among 25 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 70 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna maintained the shares of SHPG in report on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, January 15. Bernstein downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, May 26 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 6 by Liberum Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, May 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Friday, June 30. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was initiated by Northland Capital on Wednesday, October 14 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Bernstein given on Wednesday, February 14.

Blair William & Company, which manages about $13.34 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wal (NYSE:WMT) by 3,997 shares to 317,916 shares, valued at $24.84 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Acuity Brands Inc (NYSE:AYI) by 28,723 shares in the quarter, for a total of 106,288 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Gold Shares (GLD).

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