Carderock Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Nike Cl B (NKE) by 13.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carderock Capital Management Inc sold 8,104 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.55% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 50,968 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.19M, down from 59,072 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carderock Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Nike Cl B for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $115.31 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $71.54. About 172,600 shares traded. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has risen 18.31% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.76% the S&P500.
Credit Suisse Ag increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 1985.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Credit Suisse Ag bought 4.67M shares as the company’s stock declined 9.21% with the market. The institutional investor held 4.90 million shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $684.87M, up from 235,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Credit Suisse Ag who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $334.41 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $124.68. About 99,282 shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 70 investors sold NKE shares while 501 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 1.01 billion shares or 2.95% more from 985.62 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% or 3,682 shares. Newman Dignan Sheerar Inc holds 6,720 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Merriman Wealth Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0.29% or 18,833 shares. Guinness Atkinson Asset Mngmt holds 124,500 shares or 4.77% of its portfolio. Next Fincl Gp reported 42,447 shares or 1.13% of all its holdings. Buffington Mohr Mcneal holds 0.19% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) or 7,890 shares. 72,364 are held by Creative Planning. Perkins Coie Co has 1,166 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Ssi Investment Inc reported 3,847 shares. Sol Com holds 0.2% or 11,432 shares in its portfolio. Carlton Hofferkamp & Jenks Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.24% or 31,618 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas stated it has 0.05% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated Inc has 12.02M shares. Andra Ap holds 53,800 shares. Bokf Na stated it has 0.19% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE).
Among 44 analysts covering Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), 26 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Nike Inc. had 235 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 25 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 21 by Telsey Advisory Group. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $65 target in Thursday, March 23 report. DA Davidson maintained the shares of NKE in report on Monday, December 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, June 16 by JP Morgan. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of NKE in report on Wednesday, September 28 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $128.0 target in Tuesday, September 22 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 26 by DA Davidson. As per Friday, June 30, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.
More notable recent NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Exclusive: Nike promotes second senior female manager in continued leadership shakeup” on April 28, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “A former Nike executive launches Portland’s first luxury women’s sportswear company” published on May 09, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Nike breaks to new all-time high” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Nike leadership shuffle continues with new leaders for women’s, running categories” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Four more execs out at Nike, pushing total to 10 since misconduct investigation began” with publication date: May 08, 2018.
Analysts await NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) to report earnings on July, 5. They expect $0.64 earnings per share, up 6.67% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.6 per share. NKE’s profit will be $1.03B for 27.95 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual earnings per share reported by NIKE, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.88% negative EPS growth.
Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $45.81 million activity. 125,722 shares were sold by Slusher John F, worth $7.94M on Tuesday, January 2. Shares for $8.78 million were sold by PARKER MARK G. EDWARDS TREVOR A sold 100,000 shares worth $6.85 million. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $6.77 million was made by SPRUNK ERIC D on Monday, January 29.
Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $20.17 million activity.
Credit Suisse Ag, which manages about $41.97 billion and $110.33B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vale S A (NYSE:VALE) by 5.57M shares to 2.28M shares, valued at $27.93 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Synaptics Inc (NASDAQ:SYNA) by 15,640 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 51,235 shares, and cut its stake in Actuant Corp (NYSE:ATU).
More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Consumer and Medical Devices Business Review – Brokers Conference Transcript” on May 17, 2018, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Johnson & Johnson Stock Looks Attractive on the Big Dip” published on May 10, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Johnson & Johnson: Waiting On The Wave” on May 11, 2018. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Johnson & Johnson Sells Off After Earnings” published on April 22, 2018 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Stock Oversold” with publication date: May 03, 2018.