Analysts expect AveXis, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVXS) to report $-1.51 EPS on March, 15.They anticipate $0.59 EPS change or 64.13% from last quarter’s $-0.92 EPS. After having $-1.52 EPS previously, AveXis, Inc.’s analysts see -0.66% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.43% or $2.83 during the last trading session, reaching $119.53. About 349,210 shares traded. AveXis, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVXS) has risen 95.85% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 79.15% the S&P500.
Among 19 analysts covering Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Waters Corporation had 56 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight” on Wednesday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, October 6. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Tuesday, April 5 to “Neutral”. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 10 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, January 24 with “Equal-Weight”. Janney Capital maintained Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Janney Capital has “Buy” rating and $230.0 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 6 report. See Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) latest ratings:
24/01/2018 Broker: Janney Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $230.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $205.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $220.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $202 New Target: $208 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $180 New Target: $200 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $219 New Target: $220 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $190 New Target: $223 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $219.0 Maintain
05/01/2018 Broker: BTIG Research Rating: Buy New Target: $230 Initiates Coverage On
04/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: In-Line New Target: $198 Initiates Coverage On
The stock increased 0.12% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $204.47. About 434,963 shares traded. Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) has risen 30.08% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.38% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 36 investors sold Waters Corporation shares while 163 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 73.71 million shares or 3.26% more from 71.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advantus Capital owns 8,091 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Laurion Cap Lp has invested 0% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT). Invest Of Virginia Limited holds 0.41% or 9,667 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 66,563 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested in 0.07% or 49,044 shares. 9,297 are owned by Bridgewater Associate Ltd Partnership. Bancorporation holds 3,893 shares. Middleton & Inc Ma has 4,420 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 5,000 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.06% in Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) or 7,390 shares. Cantab Capital Partners Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.24% or 9,122 shares. Atlas Browninc owns 3,369 shares. Oak Oh holds 23,450 shares. Pacad Investment Ltd holds 5,500 shares.
Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument maker in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $16.26 billion. It operates through two divisions, Waters and TA. It has a 817.88 P/E ratio. It designs, makes, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products, including chromatography columns, other consumable products, and comprehensive post-warranty service plans.
Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $41.08 million activity. Cassis Eugene G sold $4.71 million worth of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) on Wednesday, December 13. Rae Elizabeth B sold $6.22M worth of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) on Monday, January 29. Kelly Terrence P had sold 25,000 shares worth $4.94M. $9.15M worth of Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) was sold by BEAUDOUIN MARK T on Thursday, January 25. $3.42M worth of stock was sold by Khanna Rohit on Friday, September 8. Shares for $4.34 million were sold by TERRICCIANO DAVID on Friday, December 15.