William Blair Research Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Mae Love
January 14, 2018

Veritable Lp who had been investing in Schein Henry Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.75 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $73.3. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Henry Schein by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500. Kistler-Tiffany Companies Llc sold 7,752 shares as the company's stock rose 14.65% with the market. Parametric Limited Liability Company reported 426,460 shares. The stock decreased 0.73% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $140.96. The healthcare distribution segment distributes consumable products, small equipment, laboratory products, large equipment, equipment fix services, branded and generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, surgical products, diagnostic tests, infection-control products and vitamins. (NYSE:WST) has risen 33.75% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.94% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Tyson Foods Inc. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, up 12.96% or $0.07 from last year's $0.54 per share. KGC's profit will be $49.14 million for 27.13 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Art Advisors reported 36,300 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $2.08 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its up 1.40, from 0.6 in 2017Q2. JOHNSON JAMES WILLIAM had sold 31,000 shares worth $3.43 million. 0 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. Moreover, Pnc Services Grp Inc has 0.01% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation owns 3,864 shares. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by ($0.03). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt owns 12,903 shares or 0.02% of their USA portfolio. (NYSE:TSN) for 15,919 shares. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 6.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Price T Rowe Assoc Md, Maryland-based fund reported 24.23M shares. About 2.81M shares traded. The Maryland-based Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Company has invested 0.09% in West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Optimum Investment Advisors invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK). Sumitomo Mitsui Trust holds 0.05% or 459,300 shares. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by Oclaro, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.89% negative EPS growth. Hartford Mgmt Com reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.02% in Henry Schein, Inc. Therefore 78% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, September 15 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $170 target in Tuesday, January 3 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, October 17 by Bank of America. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Hold". Jefferies maintained it with "Hold" rating and $89.0 target in Friday, October 20 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, September 15 report. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, November 28 report. Schein Henry Inc Com now has $11.51 billion valuation.

North Point Portfolio Managers Corp, which manages about $628.27M and $592.44 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ingredion Inc. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Specialized Portfol (VIG) by 7,157 shares in the quarter, for a total of 67,251 shares, and has risen its stake in British Amern Tob Plc (NYSEMKT:BTI).

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Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $366,756 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.86 in Q3 2017. 5 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 1 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Henry Schein, Inc. 279.70 million shares or 306.41% more from 68.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems owns 0.06% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 13,500 shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Eulav Asset reported 0.99% stake. The institutional investor bought 134,838 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $21,976,000. Whittier Com invested in 0.04% or 13,019 shares. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership holds 0.02% or 273,498 shares in its portfolio. Lazard Asset Mgmt Lc accumulated 442 shares. As per Monday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Burney accumulated 1.17% or 289,313 shares. Victory Capital Mngmt owns 29,705 shares. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.69% of the company's stock. Martingale Asset Management LP owns 312,900 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt reported 795 shares. Rfg Advisory Ltd Liability Com owns 5,565 shares. Cambridge Tru holds 8,810 shares.

More notable recent Henry Schein, Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 20% are positive. More interesting news about Henry Schein, Inc. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of HSIC in report on Wednesday, December 6 to "Underweight" rating. (NASDAQ:HSIC) earned "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, August 8. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Tuesday, October 17. They set a "sector perform" rating and a $91.00 price target on the stock. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 25,377 shares. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 6 by Gabelli.

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