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Warren Averett Asset Management Has Increased Stake in National Oilwell Varco (NOV) by $581,770 as Share Price Declined; As Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Stock Price Rose, Holder Karp Capital Management Trimmed by $556,794 Its Stake

Warren Averett Asset Management Llc increased its stake in National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) by 53.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Warren Averett Asset Management Llc bought 16,622 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.45% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 47,638 shares of the energy company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.70 million, up from 31,016 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Warren Averett Asset Management Llc who had been investing in National Oilwell Varco Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.29 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.19% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $34.96. About 2.85M shares traded. National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has risen 11.97% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.73% the S&P500.

Karp Capital Management Corp decreased its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) by 32.48% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Karp Capital Management Corp sold 2,946 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 6,125 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.16M, down from 9,071 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Karp Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Thermo Fisher Scientific for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $84.13 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.94% or $1.95 during the last trading session, reaching $209.79. About 1.02M shares traded. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) has risen 15.57% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.13% the S&P500.

Among 34 analysts covering National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV), 10 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. National Oilwell Varco had 119 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) on Friday, September 1 with “Hold” rating. Argus Research upgraded National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) on Friday, March 3 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 27. As per Monday, July 11, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) earned “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, April 29. The rating was downgraded by Seaport Global on Thursday, December 1 to “Sell”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of NOV in report on Thursday, February 4 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.67 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 53 investors sold NOV shares while 189 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 157 raised stakes. 348.73 million shares or 2.54% more from 340.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bluecrest Cap Management holds 0.06% or 40,820 shares in its portfolio. Scotia Cap reported 27,963 shares stake. Cobblestone Capital Advsr Limited New York invested 0.56% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). 1.59M were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp. Oxbow Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation owns 59,063 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. Advisor Prtnrs Llc stated it has 6,367 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. American Century has invested 0.22% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc holds 0.02% or 1,972 shares in its portfolio. Tortoise Capital Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). Commonwealth Equity Ser reported 18,686 shares. 833 were reported by Brandywine Glob Inv Ltd Liability Com. Koshinski Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.09% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) or 7,664 shares. Forte Cap Limited Liability Corporation Adv reported 9,149 shares. The Massachusetts-based Btim Corporation has invested 0.03% in National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV). 565,787 are held by Principal Financial Grp.

Karp Capital Management Corp, which manages about $168.02M and $215.19M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in I Shares Tr Dow Jones Aerospac (ITA) by 7,463 shares to 37,452 shares, valued at $6.67 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alphabet by 354 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3,863 shares, and has risen its stake in I Shares Intl Select Div (IDV).

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $21.36 million activity. On Wednesday, August 30 the insider HARRIS C MARTIN sold $65,149. On Wednesday, February 7 Williamson Stephen sold $1.05M worth of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) or 5,000 shares. Herrema Gregory J. sold $7.32M worth of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) on Friday, February 2. $1.31M worth of stock was sold by Durbin Patrick M on Monday, February 5. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $209,796 was sold by Parrett William G. Shares for $366,645 were sold by Shine Daniel P on Wednesday, August 30.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold TMO shares while 383 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 339 raised stakes. 333.20 million shares or 3.09% more from 323.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Banque Pictet And Cie invested 1.73% in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Howard Hughes Medical Institute reported 30,000 shares. Badgley Phelps & Bell Inc invested in 1.1% or 78,417 shares. Violich Management accumulated 1,285 shares. Peak Asset Management Ltd Liability Company has 3,898 shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. 21,435 were accumulated by Reliant Investment Management Lc. National Invest Serv Wi, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 15,420 shares. 30,052 were reported by Palisade Mngmt Ltd Liability Co Nj. Allsquare Wealth Mngmt Ltd Co stated it has 30 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania Tru reported 41,352 shares stake. Davenport & Co Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO). Forte Capital Ltd Company Adv holds 7,783 shares. Laffer Invs stated it has 15,830 shares or 0.79% of all its holdings. Telemus Cap Ltd Liability Co holds 33,070 shares. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors holds 10,593 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $2.40 EPS, up 15.38% or $0.32 from last year’s $2.08 per share. TMO’s profit will be $962.39 million for 21.85 P/E if the $2.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.79 actual EPS reported by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.98% negative EPS growth.

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