Insider Trade: John Canning Made a Purchase of 30,000 Shares of Corning (GLW); Centene (CNC) Had 16 Bulls

As disclosed in the SEC, a legal form for the purchase of 30,000 shares of Corning Inc Ny by John Canning was filled. John Canning is at present the director of the New York-based company. The public document was filled on 16-02-2018. John Canning’s shares were acquired at average $29.6 per each share, and have a market value of $887,931 USD. At the moment, John Canning has rights to a total of 139,150 shares or 0.02% of Corning Inc Ny’s total market capitalization.

Among 20 analysts covering Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Centene Corporation has $135 highest and $67 lowest target. $103.59’s average target is 3.36% above currents $100.22 stock price. Centene Corporation had 59 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, July 22 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Evercore. On Monday, May 22 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, July 26. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $123.0 target in Friday, January 12 report. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of CNC in report on Tuesday, June 13 with “Buy” rating. Leerink Swann maintained Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) on Wednesday, September 13 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 7 with “Buy”. See Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: Leerink Swann Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $90 New Target: $100 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $129.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 New Target: $112 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $118 New Target: $126 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $123.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $135 Initiates Coverage On
18/12/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy Maintain
18/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $115.0 Maintain
14/12/2017 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $107.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $100.22. About 1.27 million shares traded. Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) has risen 32.56% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.86% the S&P500.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $2.28 million activity. On Tuesday, December 19 Hunter Jesse N sold $987,300 worth of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) or 10,000 shares. DITMORE ROBERT K also sold $376,780 worth of Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 54 investors sold Centene Corporation shares while 174 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. 150.53 million shares or 0.42% less from 151.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Edgestream Ptnrs L P has 6,639 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.04% or 52,324 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management has 363 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Synovus has invested 0.05% in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). Legal General Group Plc holds 853,224 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Group invested 0.02% in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). Intact Invest holds 0.01% or 2,800 shares in its portfolio. Cambridge Inv Advsr has 18,268 shares. Moreover, Mirae Asset Investments has 0.06% invested in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). United Ser Automobile Association has 0.02% invested in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) for 75,200 shares. B And T Capital Mgmt Dba Alpha Capital Mgmt stated it has 0.5% in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). Moreover, Clarivest Asset Management Limited Liability Com has 0.01% invested in Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC). Burney Communication accumulated 4,275 shares or 0.02% of the stock. National Pension Service holds 0.1% or 182,359 shares in its portfolio. Raymond James Tru Na holds 0.03% or 5,041 shares in its portfolio.

Centene Corporation operates as a diversified and multi-national healthcare enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. The company has market cap of $17.38 billion. It operates through two divisions, Managed Care and Specialty Services. It has a 21.37 P/E ratio. The Managed Care segment offers Medicaid and Medicaid-related health plan coverage to individuals through government subsidized programs, including Medicaid, the State childrenÂ’s health insurance program, long-term care, foster care, and dual-eligible individual, as well as aged, blind, or disabled programs.

The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $29.47. About 9.89M shares traded or 53.70% up from the average. Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) has risen 53.38% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.68% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Corning Incorporated has $38.0 highest and $15.75 lowest target. $28.33’s average target is -3.87% below currents $29.47 stock price. Corning Incorporated had 45 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, March 31 by Citigroup. Sterne Agee CRT initiated Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) on Tuesday, September 29 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, June 10 by Drexel Hamilton. Citigroup initiated it with “Buy” rating and $23 target in Monday, June 20 report. Drexel Hamilton maintained it with “Hold” rating and $15.75 target in Tuesday, January 26 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, September 29. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, August 31. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was initiated by Guggenheim. The stock of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Guggenheim. The company was upgraded on Monday, April 3 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 64 investors sold Corning Incorporated shares while 339 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 235 raised stakes. 610.60 million shares or 2.66% less from 627.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mufg Americas Corp holds 0.03% or 31,271 shares. Kornitzer Mgmt Ks stated it has 0.01% in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW). First Eagle Invest Management Ltd reported 0% in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW). Finance Counselors owns 0.24% invested in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) for 167,466 shares. Amalgamated National Bank & Trust owns 102,628 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Envestnet Asset Mgmt, a Illinois-based fund reported 213,928 shares. Check Capital Ca holds 0.02% in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) or 17,498 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt invested 0.34% of its portfolio in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW). Pzena Invest Mngmt Limited Com has 713,246 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Security Company holds 0.01% in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) or 1,068 shares. Wealthtrust has 0% invested in Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW). Bonness Enterprises Inc reported 58,000 shares or 1.24% of all its holdings. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada has 1.99M shares. 2.80M are held by Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdg Inc. Highlander Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 1,018 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.