Waverton Investment Management LTD Increased By $7.66 Million Its Becton Dickinson Com Us$1 (BDX) Position; Fairfield Bush & Company Has Lifted Its Neogen (NEOG) Stake

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Fairfield Bush & Company increased Neogen Corporation (NEOG) stake by 7.16% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Fairfield Bush & Company acquired 6,171 shares as Neogen Corporation (NEOG)’s stock rose 6.02%. The Fairfield Bush & Company holds 92,411 shares with $7.60 million value, up from 86,240 last quarter. Neogen Corporation now has $3.54B valuation. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $68.65. About 103,057 shares traded. Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) has risen 34.54% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.99% the S&P500.

Waverton Investment Management Ltd increased Becton Dickinson Com Us$1 (BDX) stake by 9.02% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Waverton Investment Management Ltd acquired 35,776 shares as Becton Dickinson Com Us$1 (BDX)’s stock declined 1.94%. The Waverton Investment Management Ltd holds 432,388 shares with $92.56 million value, up from 396,612 last quarter. Becton Dickinson Com Us$1 now has $60.00B valuation. The stock increased 0.86% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $225.37. About 962,181 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 15.92% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Neogen (NASDAQ:NEOG), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Neogen has $80.0 highest and $62.0 lowest target. $69’s average target is 0.51% above currents $68.65 stock price. Neogen had 7 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) earned “Hold” rating by Stephens on Monday, March 26. The stock of Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, September 22. The rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, December 22 to “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Roth Capital.

Since October 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $4.89 million activity. $120,294 worth of stock was sold by Quinlan Steven J. on Wednesday, February 21. HERBERT JAMES L sold $1.50 million worth of stock. 6,000 shares were sold by PAPESH G BRUCE, worth $358,320 on Friday, January 26. Shares for $417,223 were sold by BRADLEY EDWARD. $374,818 worth of Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) shares were sold by REED THOMAS H.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.48 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold NEOG shares while 59 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 33.95 million shares or 2.80% more from 33.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aperio Gp Ltd Com accumulated 0.01% or 21,963 shares. Polen Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 3,035 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 0.01% invested in Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG). Goldman Sachs Incorporated holds 0.01% or 338,706 shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag stated it has 108,414 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hightower Advisors Ltd has invested 0% in Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG). Arcadia Inv Mi, a Michigan-based fund reported 2,972 shares. North Point Port Managers Corp Oh has invested 2.57% in Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG). Manchester Mgmt Limited Com invested in 118 shares or 0% of the stock. Great West Life Assurance Can reported 49,448 shares. Teton Advsr, a New York-based fund reported 120,750 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 30,010 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Badgley Phelps Bell has invested 0.03% in Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG). Thrivent For Lutherans owns 23,723 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Menta Capital holds 0.06% in Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ:NEOG) or 3,500 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 53 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 6 report. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rating on Thursday, February 8. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $235.0 target. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, February 4. On Friday, December 29 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. Citigroup upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $237.0 target in Friday, January 5 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of BDX in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BDX in report on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, April 10 to “Buy”.

Waverton Investment Management Ltd decreased Berkshire Hathaway ‘B’ Com Us$0.1667 (BRKB) stake by 8,417 shares to 325,385 valued at $64.50 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Apple Inc Com (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 10,167 shares and now owns 735,925 shares. Baidu Inc Ads Each Repr 0.10 Ord Class ‘A’ Share (NASDAQ:BIDU) was reduced too.

Since February 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $2.59 million activity. $1.21 million worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) was sold by Gallagher John E. Borzi James W also sold $910,726 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares. RING TIMOTHY M sold 176 shares worth $38,416. Polen Thomas E Jr also sold $426,079 worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares.

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