Proshare Advisors Trimmed Lockheed Martin (LMT) Position; 13 Bullish Analysts Covering Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

January 1, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 13 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 83 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, August 27 report. Argus Research maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Wednesday, April 20. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $130 target. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned “Strong-Buy” rating by Vetr on Monday, August 31. Leerink Swann maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Atlantic Securities initiated the shares of JNJ in report on Friday, December 18 with “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, December 1, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. Argus Research upgraded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Wednesday, July 20 to “Buy” rating. See Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) latest ratings:

23/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $140 New Target: $149 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $154.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $161.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $140 New Target: $148 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $142.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $147.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $155.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Leerink Swann Rating: Buy New Target: $165.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $140 New Target: $145 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy Old Target: $145 New Target: $165 Maintain

Proshare Advisors Llc decreased Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) stake by 27.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Proshare Advisors Llc sold 9,019 shares as Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT)’s stock rose 2.80%. The Proshare Advisors Llc holds 23,545 shares with $7.31M value, down from 32,564 last quarter. Lockheed Martin Corp now has $92.46 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.33% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $321.05. About 731,198 shares traded. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has risen 14.19% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.51% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $139.72. About 4.45M shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 45 investors sold Johnson & Johnson shares while 871 reduced holdings. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 1.71 billion shares or 0.90% less from 1.73 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hwg Holdings Lp holds 57 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Mcrae Mngmt holds 27,784 shares. Cantab Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.34% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Legacy Capital Prns, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 41,412 shares. Tarbox Family Office reported 6,044 shares. Macnealy Hoover Investment Mngmt holds 39,387 shares or 3.68% of its portfolio. Birch Hill Invest Advisors Limited Liability Corp reported 2.42% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Co reported 1.43% stake. Sanders Capital Ltd Llc stated it has 4.04% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Donaldson Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 254,109 shares. 265,269 are held by Dana Invest Advisors. Hodges Mngmt Inc reported 53,557 shares stake. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D accumulated 3.06 million shares. First Eagle Inv reported 26,921 shares stake. Cornercap Investment Counsel reported 11,964 shares.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, makes, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. The company has market cap of $375.36 billion. It operates through three divisions: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. It has a 24.3 P/E ratio. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSONÂ’S brand; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand; beauty products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSONÂ’S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, NEUTROGENA, RoC, and OGX brands; over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brands; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand; and acid reflux products under the PEPCID brand.

Proshare Advisors Llc increased Proshares Tr (TOLZ) stake by 22,767 shares to 51,294 valued at $2.21 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 332,611 shares and now owns 3.64 million shares. Colgate Palmolive Co (NYSE:CL) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold LMT shares while 356 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 386 raised stakes. 221.38 million shares or 1.04% less from 223.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Pennsylvania-based Univest Of Pennsylvania has invested 0.38% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). 1,606 were accumulated by Campbell Investment Adviser Llc. Ballentine Prtn Ltd Liability Corporation reported 1,351 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The Ohio-based Keybank Natl Association Oh has invested 0.04% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Biondo Invest Advsr Ltd Liability holds 1.53% or 17,792 shares. Guardian Cap LP invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Fisher Asset Management Lc reported 4,512 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% or 70,253 shares. Lederer & Assocs Counsel Ca invested in 5,114 shares. Farmers And Merchants Invs Inc has invested 0.05% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Cypress Capital Gp reported 49,049 shares or 3.24% of all its holdings. Opus Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 0.11% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Capital Advsrs Ok invested in 2,837 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Tarbox Family Office Incorporated owns 256 shares. 6,203 were accumulated by Ibm Retirement Fund.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $18.05 million activity. $2.73 million worth of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) was sold by Carvalho Orlando D on Tuesday, August 15. On Tuesday, August 15 Colan Brian P sold $107,167 worth of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) or 350 shares. The insider Tanner Bruce L sold $15.21M.

Among 21 analysts covering Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Lockheed Martin Corporation had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 22 by Argus Research. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. Barclays Capital maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) on Tuesday, February 16 with “Underweight” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, October 23. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by Berenberg on Thursday, March 17 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by Cowen & Co. Robert W. Baird initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 6 report.

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