How Many Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

February 20, 2018 - By Rodney Autry

 How Many Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC)'s Analysts Are Bearish?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold Brunswick Corporation shares while 98 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. 79.86 million shares or 2.42% less from 81.84 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Alpha Windward Ltd Com reported 12 shares stake. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.02% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Scout Investments Inc holds 0.41% or 267,576 shares. Advent Capital Mgmt De stated it has 5,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Us Savings Bank De invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Punch Assocs Inv Mngmt Incorporated reported 0.48% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). The Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has 12,942 shares. Highvista Strategies Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0.1% or 7,600 shares. Kennedy Management holds 0.21% or 203,703 shares in its portfolio. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Com has invested 0.08% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Metropolitan Life Insur New York stated it has 0.03% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). 260 were accumulated by Thompson Davis &. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership has 61,400 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Natixis owns 255,835 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $390,150 activity. Pfeifer John C had sold 3,780 shares worth $207,756.

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Brunswick (NYSE:BC), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Brunswick had 62 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 2 by CL King. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 22 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Northcoast with “Buy” on Monday, January 29. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, September 3 by Forward View Consulting. SunTrust maintained Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) rating on Thursday, October 26. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $62.0 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 28 with “Outperform”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $72.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. Below is a list of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) latest ratings and price target changes.

14/02/2018 Broker: Wedbush Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
07/02/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $66 New Target: $69 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Imperial Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $69.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: CL King Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
02/02/2018 Broker: C.L. King Rating: Hold Downgrade
01/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $66.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $58.2. About 282,687 shares traded. Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has risen 21.90% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.20% the S&P500.

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.10 billion. The companyÂ’s Marine Engine segment offers outboard, sterndrive, and inboard engine and propulsion systems; marine electronics and control integration systems, steering systems, instruments, controls, propellers, trolling motors, fuel systems, service parts, and lubricants; and diesel propulsion systems to the recreational and commercial marine markets. It has a 35.79 P/E ratio. It serves independent boat builders and end users, as well as local, state, and foreign governments through marine dealers and distributors, specialty marine retailers, and marine service centers under the Mercury, Mercury MerCruiser, Mariner, Mercury Racing, Mercury Sport Jet, Mercury Jet Drive, Mercury Diesel, Sea Pro, Axius, Zeus, Quicksilver, Mercury Precision Parts, Mercury Propellers, Attwood, Garelick, Whale, Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine Supply, Payne's Marine Group, BLA, Seachoice, and MotorGuide brand names.

More important recent Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Releases Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2017 Earnings” on February 01, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Owl Creek pushes for spinoff at Brunswick”, Globenewswire.com published: “Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Product Protection Launches Expanded …” on January 25, 2018. More interesting news about Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Brunswick Corporation : Crestliner Introduces New Bass Hawk for 2018” with publication date: January 23, 2018.

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