CR Bard Incorporated (NYSE:BCR) on Focus After Report of More Shorts

June 19, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

 CR Bard Incorporated (NYSE:BCR) on Focus After Report of More Shorts

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.81 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 44 investors sold C R Bard Inc shares while 235 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 163 raised stakes. 62.78 million shares or 0.00% less from 62.78 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited invested in 1,100 shares. Morgan Dempsey Management Lc holds 1,805 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 150,677 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Park Oh invested in 0.1% or 7,150 shares. Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Liability Company has 1,100 shares. South Dakota Investment Council holds 0.01% of its portfolio in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) for 3,000 shares. Cleararc holds 0.07% or 1,795 shares. Calamos Wealth Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 1,400 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Numeric Limited Co accumulated 2,900 shares. Boston Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.01% or 2,507 shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insur holds 0.02% in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) or 59,005 shares. Columbus Circle Invsts reported 9,648 shares stake. 2,291 were reported by Conestoga Advsr Limited. Cwm Limited Liability Com has 565 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md owns 0.02% invested in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) for 378,464 shares.

Since December 30, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 32 sales for $35.57 million activity. 2,945 shares were sold by Lupisella Frank Jr, worth $683,240. 618 shares were sold by HOLLAND CHRISTOPHER S, worth $148,646 on Monday, February 13. $2.06 million worth of C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) was sold by Beasley Jim C. RING TIMOTHY M sold $424,118 worth of stock. 450 shares valued at $108,018 were sold by Groetelaars John P on Friday, February 10. On Wednesday, February 8 Luboff Sharon M sold $1.39M worth of C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) or 5,801 shares. 469 shares valued at $112,594 were sold by DeFord John A on Friday, February 10.

The stock of CR Bard Incorporated (NYSE:BCR) registered an increase of 12.31% in short interest. BCR’s total short interest was 650,700 shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 12.31% from 579,400 shares, reported previously. With 1.21M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 1 days to cover their BCR’s short positions. The short interest to CR Bard Incorporated’s float is 0.91%.

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.37 on June 16, reaching $313.56. About shares traded. C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) has risen 40.70% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.00% the S&P500.

C. R. Bard, Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing, packaging, distribution and sale of medical, surgical, diagnostic and patient care devices. The company has market cap of $22.68 billion. The Firm operates through the manufacture and sale of medical devices segment. It has a 39.87 P/E ratio. It sells a range of products to hospitals, individual healthcare professionals, extended care facilities and alternate site facilities on a global basis.

C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering CR Bard (NYSE:BCR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. CR Bard had 23 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 12 by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $237 target in Wednesday, July 27 report. The stock of C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, August 27. Nomura initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $205 target in Thursday, March 17 report. Bank of America downgraded C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) on Friday, July 8 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with “” on Wednesday, April 26. Citigroup initiated it with “Buy” rating and $220 target in Thursday, November 12 report. As per Thursday, September 15, the company rating was initiated by Evercore. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, July 27.

More recent C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Mackenzie Financial Corp Buys CR Bard Inc, Automatic Data Processing Inc …” on May 25, 2017. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “CR Bard Inc. (BCR) Declares $1.04 Quarterly Dividend; 1.3% Yield” on June 14, 2017. Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “BD Announces Extension of Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitations for CR …” with publication date: June 05, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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