Stewart & Patten Co Llc increased its stake in Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) by 69.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stewart & Patten Co Llc bought 86,310 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.43% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 210,692 shares of the clothing and shoe and accessory stores company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.19 million, up from 124,382 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stewart & Patten Co Llc who had been investing in Hanesbrands Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $19.94. About 4.03M shares traded. Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) has declined 23.23% since February 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.93% the S&P500.
Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd increased its stake in Nice Ltd Sponsored Adr (NICE) by 95.67% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd bought 212,901 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.66% with the market. The institutional investor held 435,444 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $35.41 million, up from 222,543 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd who had been investing in Nice Ltd Sponsored Adr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.97B market cap company. The stock increased 1.72% or $1.64 during the last trading session, reaching $96.96. About 98,213 shares traded. NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) has risen 16.65% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.
Stewart & Patten Co Llc, which manages about $814.96 million and $547.84M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) by 2,822 shares to 109,800 shares, valued at $15.59 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 10,711 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 164,930 shares, and cut its stake in Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL).
Among 19 analysts covering Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Hanesbrands had 57 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by B. Riley & Co. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, February 9. DA Davidson upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $29 target in Monday, December 12 report. UBS maintained the shares of HBI in report on Friday, February 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, August 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 25. Oppenheimer initiated the shares of HBI in report on Friday, October 16 with “Outperform” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) rating on Thursday, September 17. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $40 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 2 by Buckingham Research. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 4 report.
Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.07 million activity. Marsh John T. sold 10,325 shares worth $250,536.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 43 investors sold HBI shares while 189 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. 334.65 million shares or 1.31% more from 330.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Associated Banc stated it has 626,596 shares. Hanson Doremus Mngmt invested in 0.45% or 52,029 shares. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.02% or 42,316 shares in its portfolio. Robecosam Ag holds 0.12% or 62,394 shares. Fulton State Bank Na accumulated 0.1% or 55,123 shares. Veritable Limited Partnership stated it has 51,155 shares. Griffin Asset reported 44,150 shares. Moreover, Wealthtrust Axiom Limited Liability Corp has 1.35% invested in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). Ubs Asset Americas invested in 0.03% or 1.14 million shares. Next Gru Incorporated has 0.14% invested in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) for 20,650 shares. Andra Ap has invested 0.03% in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI). Benjamin F Edwards & reported 0.01% stake. Sg Americas Securities Lc owns 61,453 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Tru Communication Of Virginia Va has 84,255 shares. Motco reported 0% in Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI).
Among 13 analysts covering NICE Systems (NASDAQ:NICE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. NICE Systems had 28 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Chardan Capital Markets on Monday, November 6. The stock of NICE Ltd. (NASDAQ:NICE) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, June 29. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, December 13. The firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, November 3. Chardan Capital Markets maintained the shares of NICE in report on Wednesday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, January 18. The rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to “Market Outperform” on Thursday, May 26. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital.