Umb Bank N A Has Upped Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) Holding By $1.06 Million; Dana Investment Advisors Has Lowered Albemarle (ALB) Stake By $16.45 Million

Dana Investment Advisors Inc decreased Albemarle Corp (ALB) stake by 91.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Dana Investment Advisors Inc sold 120,991 shares as Albemarle Corp (ALB)’s stock rose 20.02%. The Dana Investment Advisors Inc holds 10,705 shares with $1.46 million value, down from 131,696 last quarter. Albemarle Corp now has $11.26 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.50% or $2.48 during the last trading session, reaching $101.76. About 1.51 million shares traded. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has risen 45.60% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.90% the S&P500.

Umb Bank N A increased Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX) stake by 7.46% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Umb Bank N A acquired 5,427 shares as Becton Dickinson & Co (BDX)’s stock rose 1.79%. The Umb Bank N A holds 78,188 shares with $15.32M value, up from 72,761 last quarter. Becton Dickinson & Co now has $60.20 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.20% or $2.68 during the last trading session, reaching $226.12. About 1.46M shares traded or 1.10% up from the average. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 12.32% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.38% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Becton Dickinson has $260.0 highest and $146 lowest target. $230.05’s average target is 1.74% above currents $226.12 stock price. Becton Dickinson had 52 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, February 6. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $155.0 target in Monday, August 10 report. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, March 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BDX in report on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $260.0 target in Friday, December 29 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, November 12. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 7 with “Sector Perform”.

Umb Bank N A decreased Ishares Russell Midcap Value (IWS) stake by 5,789 shares to 268,372 valued at $22.79 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Lockheed Martin Corp (NYSE:LMT) stake by 1,639 shares and now owns 47,760 shares. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was reduced too.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.16 million activity. 15,512 shares were sold by COHEN GARY M, worth $3.16 million on Monday, September 11. The insider Gallagher John E sold $1.21M. $38,416 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) was sold by RING TIMOTHY M. Borzi James W also sold $910,726 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Monday, February 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.62, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold BDX shares while 344 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 297 raised stakes. 197.53 million shares or 0.90% more from 195.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Savings Bank owns 0.01% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 120 shares. Regions Financial stated it has 0.01% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Fruth Invest Mgmt has invested 0.1% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Dorsey & Whitney Tru Ltd, South Dakota-based fund reported 1,632 shares. Guardian Advsrs LP owns 1,000 shares. Buckingham Mngmt invested in 0.6% or 13,895 shares. Foothills Asset Ltd has 12,363 shares for 1.82% of their portfolio. United Fire Grp Inc has invested 0.13% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Moreover, Ngam Limited Partnership has 0.04% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 20,542 shares. Long Road Investment Counsel Limited Liability holds 2.53% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 18,141 shares. One Lc holds 0.06% or 1,500 shares in its portfolio. Invest Centers Of America invested in 0.02% or 1,492 shares. Sky Grp Lc owns 2.13% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 26,582 shares. Foster Dykema Cabot & Com Ma owns 22,522 shares. Cls Investments Ltd accumulated 99 shares or 0% of the stock.

Dana Investment Advisors Inc increased Halliburton Co (NYSE:HAL) stake by 40,065 shares to 457,799 valued at $21.07M in 2017Q3. It also upped Cyrusone Inc (NASDAQ:CONE) stake by 13,354 shares and now owns 204,427 shares. Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) was raised too.