Sentiment for Baxter International Inc (BAX)
Baxter International Inc (BAX) investors sentiment decreased to 0.66 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.31, from 0.97 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 272 institutional investors opened new or increased positions, while 411 decreased and sold their holdings in Baxter International Inc. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 432.17 million shares, down from 441.20 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Baxter International Inc in top ten positions increased from 9 to 11 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 43 Reduced: 368 Increased: 191 New Position: 81.
Another recent and important Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “SunTrust Moves To Sidelines On Q2 Holdings After 56% Run In 2018” on May 21, 2018.
Q2 Holdings, Inc. provides cloud-based digital banking solutions to regional and community financial institutions in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.61 billion. The firm offers Q2online, a browser digital banking solution that delivers RCFI-branded digital banking capabilities; Q2 Risk & Fraud Analytics, a security analytics solution for clients to detect and block suspect transactions in digital banking solutions; Q2 Corporate to support RCFIs to attract and retain larger commercial accounts; and Q2 SMART, a targeting and messaging platform that allows clients to analyze account holder data. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides Q2mobility App to access, engage, and complete banking transactions, such as adding and managing payees, transferring funds, executing single or recurring payments, viewing e-statements or check images, and managing other general banking services through mobile and tablet devices; Q2mobile Remote Deposit Capture, a partnered solution that allows remote check deposit capture; and Q2text, a mobile solution, which enables digital banking activities through the text messaging function of the device.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.06, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 23 investors sold Q2 Holdings, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 36.27 million shares or 4.91% more from 34.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Stephens Inv Gp Lc stated it has 799,862 shares. Numerixs Investment Incorporated has 1,800 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag owns 0% invested in Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) for 36,096 shares. First Trust Advsr Limited Partnership owns 21,943 shares. Penn Cap Mngmt holds 259,026 shares or 0.93% of its portfolio. Fifth Third Bancorp reported 69 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jennison Associates Llc has 0.02% invested in Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO). Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 220,200 shares. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio owns 40,777 shares. Franklin Resources Inc has 0.03% invested in Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO). Goldman Sachs Group holds 0% in Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) or 205,097 shares. D L Carlson Invest Gp owns 114,765 shares. Neuberger Berman Limited Liability Company owns 31,200 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 0.01% or 18,553 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO).
Analysts await Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $-0.14 earnings per share, up 6.67% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.15 per share. After $-0.10 actual earnings per share reported by Q2 Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 40.00% negative EPS growth.
The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $61.4. About 842,514 shares traded or 144.51% up from the average. Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) has risen 41.92% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.35% the S&P500.
Among 17 analysts covering Q2 Holdings Inc (NYSE:QTWO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Q2 Holdings Inc has $62 highest and $25 lowest target. $47.69’s average target is -22.33% below currents $61.4 stock price. Q2 Holdings Inc had 41 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 3. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, September 10 with “Buy”. The stock of Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, May 4 by DA Davidson. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of QTWO in report on Monday, June 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Northland Capital on Wednesday, December 9 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by First Analysis on Wednesday, March 2. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 3. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was initiated by Pacific Crest. On Friday, May 4 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 16.
Since December 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 30 insider sales for $33.12 million activity. Shares for $5.35M were sold by Seale R. H.. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $1.16M was made by Breeden John E on Tuesday, May 29. Another trade for 6,055 shares valued at $264,678 was sold by Benton Barry G. $301,520 worth of stock was sold by Furrer William M on Tuesday, January 2. 43,859 shares were sold by Flake Matthew P, worth $1.99 million. Harris Jennifer Noel sold $1.13M worth of stock or 20,000 shares. 22,977 Q2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:QTWO) shares with value of $1.03M were sold by Wittenburg Odus Edward Jr.
As exposed in a legally required form filed with the Security Exchange Commission on June 13, 2018, Charles Doyle an insider in Q2 Holdings Inc and currently director, made a sale of shares worth $1,542 U.S Dollars in the public company. He sold 26 shares, at average $59.3 per share. He owns 0.36% of the -company’s market cap or 153,834 shares.
Third Point Llc holds 17.58% of its portfolio in Baxter International Inc. for 36.00 million shares. Sector Gamma As owns 715,438 shares or 8.39% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Veritas Asset Management Llp has 5.02% invested in the company for 9.54 million shares. The New York-based Healthcor Management L.P. has invested 4.7% in the stock. 13D Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 200,318 shares.
Analysts await Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.71 EPS, up 12.70% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.63 per share. BAX’s profit will be $380.20 million for 26.26 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual EPS reported by Baxter International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.43% EPS growth.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $11.07 million activity.
The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $74.58. About 2.77M shares traded. Baxter International Inc. (BAX) has risen 22.64% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500. Some Historical BAX News: ; 26/04/2018 – Baxter International Raises FY18 View To Adj EPS $2.85-Adj EPS $2.93; 02/05/2018 – Baxter and the International Society of Nephrology Announce a Collaboration to Address Growing Prevalence of Kidney Disease; 26/04/2018 – Baxter International Raises FY18 Sales Grwoth Outlook to 7% to 8; 09/05/2018 – Officer Baxter Gifts 647 Of Sherwin-Williams Co; 21/05/2018 – BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC – NOW EXPECTS A 2020 ADJUSTED OPERATING MARGIN OF 20 TO 21 PERCENT AND ADJUSTED DILUTED EARNINGS OF $3.60 TO $3.75 PER SHARE; 26/04/2018 – BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC BAX.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $2.78, REV VIEW $11.25 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 14/05/2018 – BAXTER: U.S. FDA CLEARANCE OF NEW SPECTRUM IQ INFUSION SYSTEM; 21/05/2018 – Baxter Highlights Business Strategies and Innovation at 2018 Investor Conference; 26/04/2018 – BAXTER 1Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS 70C, EST. 62C; 19/03/2018 – CareFusion Corporation vs Baxter International Inc. | FWD Entered | 03/19/2018
Another recent and important Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Baxter Is Quickly Rebuilding Its Solid Dividend” on May 17, 2018.
Baxter International Inc. provides a portfolio of renal and hospital products. The company has market cap of $39.94 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Hospital Products and Renal. It has a 49.79 P/E ratio. The Hospital Products segment makes intravenous solutions and administration sets, premixed drugs and drug-reconstitution systems, pre-filled vials and syringes for injectable drugs, IV nutrition products, parenteral nutrition therapies, infusion pumps, inhalation anesthetics, and biosurgery products.