Gilman Hill Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.36% or 16,713 shares. The institutional investor held 1.14M shares of the health care company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $164.05M, up from 1.08M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dupont Capital Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Vonage Holdings Corp. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.19 on September 15, reaching $85.58. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since September 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.
Bokf decreased Merck & Co Inc (MRK) stake by 24.21% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bank Of Nova Scotia sold 220,355 shares as Merck & Co Inc (Put) (MRK)’s stock declined 2.46%. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 374,199 shares of the company’s stock worth $21,558,000 after buying an additional 313,068 shares during the last quarter. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc who had been investing in Merck for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $180.44B market cap company. (NYSE MRK) traded up 0.06% on Friday, hitting $66.16. About 14.69M shares traded or 97.45% up from the average. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.35% the S&P500. It also reduced Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co Com stake by 26,516 shares and now owns 58,990 shares. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Piper Jaffray. Alpine Assocs Inc invested in 1.29% or 1.27M shares. (NYSE:MRK) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Bank of America. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Leerink Swann given on Monday, April 4.
Merck & (NYSE:MRK) last released its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $70.00. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, April 12 with “Market Perform”. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of NVS in report on Wednesday, July 5 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 4 with “Sell”.
More notable recent Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “Anthem cuts back Obamacare coverage in Kentucky” on September 06, 2017, also Bloomberg.com with their article: “Anthem Expands Obamacare Options in Virginia to Fill Gaps” published on September 15, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Anthem Takes Action to Support Florida Ahead of Hurricane Irma” on September 08, 2017. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. Analysts anticipate that Merck & Company, Inc. will post $3.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Inc. had 52 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 33% are positive. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 20 by Chardan Capital Markets. Lau Associates LLC acquired a new stake in Merck & in the second quarter worth about $4,139,000. Merck & comprises about 0.7% of AQR Capital Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 9th largest holding. Jefferies maintained Merck & Co., Inc. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, June 6. Fifth Third National Bank holds 0% or 21,458 shares. The company was maintained on Friday, August 18 by Jefferies. (NYSE:MRK) earned “Hold” rating by Berenberg on Thursday, August 27. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, August 19 with “Buy”. Alere Inc. now has $4.36 billion valuation. (NYSE:MRK) for 8.24 million shares.
Columbus Circle Investors grew its stake in shares of Merck & by 529.0% in the 1st quarter. Its up 0.08, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. The original version of this story can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/17/merck-company-inc-mrk-shares-sold-by-xact-kapitalforvaltning-ab.html. 128 funds opened positions while 609 raised stakes. 37,239 were accumulated by Pettyjohn Wood White Inc. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Co stated it has 87,450 shares. (NYSE:MRK). Barrett Asset Lc has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) for 768,926 shares. (NYSE:MRK). Lodestar Invest Counsel Ltd Liability Com Il owns 1.17% invested in Merck & Co., Inc. Moreover, Ifrah Ser Incorporated has 0.29% invested in Merck & Co., Inc. Hsbc Public Ltd Company stated it has 3.82M shares. Corbyn Investment Management Inc Md owns 275,547 shares or 1.39% of their United States portfolio. 5,738 are held by Citizens And Northern Corp. Psagot Investment House Limited holds 34,916 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Finally, Aviance Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Merck & Company by 53.6% in the second quarter. (NYSE:MRK). Mraz Amerine And Assoc has 0.1% invested in Merck & Co., Inc.
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