Centre Asset Management Lifted Quanta Services (PWR) Stake; LifePoint Health, Inc. (LPNT) Had 4 Analysts Last Week

Among 22 analysts covering Lifepoint Hospitals (NASDAQ:LPNT), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Lifepoint Hospitals has $107 highest and $50.0 lowest target. $66.37’s average target is 33.27% above currents $49.8 stock price. Lifepoint Hospitals had 52 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, May 30 with “Buy”. The stock of LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 20 by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Monday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was maintained by Avondale with “Market Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Leerink Swann to “Outperform” on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Monday, August 3. See LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) latest ratings:

03/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Hold New Target: $54.0 Initiate
27/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: Leerink Swann Rating: Outperform Old Target: $74 New Target: $58 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $59 New Target: $55 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $70 New Target: $60 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0 Maintain
17/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform New Target: $59 Initiates Coverage On
13/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $60.0 Maintain

Centre Asset Management Llc increased Quanta Services Inc (PWR) stake by 4.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Centre Asset Management Llc acquired 9,780 shares as Quanta Services Inc (PWR)’s stock declined 15.57%. The Centre Asset Management Llc holds 239,130 shares with $8.94M value, up from 229,350 last quarter. Quanta Services Inc now has $6.07B valuation. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $39.11. About 534,945 shares traded. Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) has risen 39.30% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.60% the S&P500.

Centre Asset Management Llc decreased Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) stake by 46,400 shares to 230,580 valued at $6.90 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) stake by 28,940 shares and now owns 84,230 shares. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) was reduced too.

Among 13 analysts covering Quanta Services Inc. (NYSE:PWR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Quanta Services Inc. has $48.0 highest and $20 lowest target. $39.91’s average target is 2.05% above currents $39.11 stock price. Quanta Services Inc. had 42 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, December 10 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, May 6 by Maxim Group. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Monday, October 19 by Johnson Rice. The rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy” on Thursday, July 13. The rating was downgraded by UBS to “Neutral” on Monday, February 8. The stock of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, October 19 by FBR Capital. The stock of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) earned “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Tuesday, November 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 19 investors sold LifePoint Health, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 40.50 million shares or 0.54% more from 40.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amp Invsts Limited has invested 0% in LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT). Vanguard Gp owns 3.35 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Whittier Trust Of Nevada accumulated 525 shares. 3.40M are owned by Wellington Group Ltd Liability Partnership. First Trust Advsrs Ltd Partnership has invested 0.05% in LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT). Petrus Tru Lta accumulated 0.06% or 4,136 shares. Legal And General Grp Public Limited stated it has 63,590 shares. 415,439 are held by Hotchkis And Wiley Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company. 3.63M are held by Amer Century. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Co holds 31 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Utd Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 23,970 shares. Schroder Mngmt Grp stated it has 119,644 shares. North Star Inv Mngmt stated it has 0% in LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT). Sei Invests reported 43,090 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems has 0.03% invested in LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT).

LifePoint Health, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.96 billion. The Company’s hospitals offer a range of medical and surgical services, such as general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, rehabilitation, and pediatric services, as well as specialized services, including open-heart surgery, skilled nursing, psychiatric care, and neuro-surgery. It has a 11.79 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s hospitals also provide various outpatient services comprising same-day surgery, laboratory, X-ray, respiratory therapy, imaging, sports medicine, and lithotripsy.

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $49.8. About 497,198 shares traded. LifePoint Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) has declined 5.01% since December 31, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.71% the S&P500.