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Cookson Peirce & Co Has Decreased Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Position; Profile of 14 Analysts Covering American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (AEO)

Cookson Peirce & Co Inc decreased Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX) stake by 25.8% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc sold 22,140 shares as Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX)’s stock rose 10.72%. The Cookson Peirce & Co Inc holds 63,675 shares with $5.96M value, down from 85,815 last quarter. Quest Diagnostics Inc now has $13.93 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $102.23. About 189,218 shares traded. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) has risen 39.04% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.34% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. American Eagle Outfitters had 89 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 29. The stock has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, November 30. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Friday, December 15. Telsey Advisory Group maintained American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) rating on Thursday, December 7. Telsey Advisory Group has “Outperform” rating and $19 target. Telsey Advisory Group maintained American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) rating on Monday, August 15. Telsey Advisory Group has “Market Perform” rating and $22 target. The rating was downgraded by B. Riley & Co to “Neutral” on Tuesday, September 15. SunTrust maintained American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) rating on Thursday, August 24. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $15.0 target. The company was maintained on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Saturday, August 15 by Wunderlich. On Tuesday, August 15 the stock rating was upgraded by FBR Capital to “Buy”. See American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) latest ratings:

02/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Upgrade
08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Telsey Advisory Group Rating: Outperform Old Target: $19.00 New Target: $22.00 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0 Maintain
18/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $18.0 Maintain
11/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $19.0 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $19.0 Maintain

Among 21 analysts covering Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Quest Diagnostics had 66 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, October 13 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) rating on Tuesday, June 27. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $10600 target. The stock of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Friday, May 12. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 17. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, November 12 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 29. The firm has “” rating given on Monday, April 24 by Raymond James. The stock of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. The stock of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, October 26.

Cookson Peirce & Co Inc increased Waste Mgmt Inc Del (NYSE:WM) stake by 8,925 shares to 370,336 valued at $28.99 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Dxc Technology Co stake by 10,960 shares and now owns 441,661 shares. Wyndham Worldwide Corp (NYSE:WYN) was raised too.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $31.46 million activity. $410,762 worth of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) was sold by STANZIONE DANIEL. RUSCKOWSKI STEPHEN H sold 2,525 shares worth $272,768. 21,294 Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) shares with value of $2.21 million were sold by Doherty Catherine T.. 63,880 shares were sold by Davis J. E., worth $6.30M on Tuesday, January 2.

Analysts await Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) to report earnings on April, 19. They expect $1.52 EPS, up 14.29% or $0.19 from last year’s $1.33 per share. DGX’s profit will be $207.18M for 16.81 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.38 actual EPS reported by Quest Diagnostics Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.14% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 51 investors sold DGX shares while 184 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 173 raised stakes. 116.90 million shares or 2.64% more from 113.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Driehaus Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Hldg Lc has 0.02% invested in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). Klingenstein Fields And Limited Liability Com has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). Nationwide Fund Advsrs has 76,668 shares. 19,778 were reported by Nomura Asset Mgmt Limited. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.24% of its portfolio in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) for 314,263 shares. 164,331 were accumulated by Copeland Management Llc. Covington Capital reported 0% in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). 5,741 were reported by Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Inc. National Asset Mngmt holds 2,819 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring holds 0.19% or 190,178 shares in its portfolio. Lpl has invested 0% in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). Hsbc Holding Plc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX). Park Avenue Ltd Liability Corporation holds 2,914 shares. Advisory Serv Networks Limited Liability holds 0% or 308 shares.

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