Beacon Financial Group Cut By $337,037 Its Verizon Communications (VZ) Position; Last Week Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT) Analysts

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Beacon Financial Group decreased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 5.09% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group sold 7,171 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)’s stock declined 1.16%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 133,804 shares with $6.40 million value, down from 140,975 last quarter. Verizon Communications Inc now has $210.15 billion valuation. The stock increased 3.14% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $50.86. About 21.61M shares traded or 36.69% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 7.08% since June 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.49% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: 30/05/2018 – MEDIA-Google will try to tackle latest iPhones with Pixel phone upgrades- Bloomberg; 20/04/2018 – 9to5Mac: Report: Apple’s complaints about AT&T and Verizon may have led to DOJ eSIM investigation; 28/03/2018 – Verizon partner program evolves to better serve organizations around the globe; 20/04/2018 – VZ: DIFFERENCE OF OPINION ON DEVELOPMENT OF E-SIM STANDARDS; 14/05/2018 – Deadline Hollywd: Verizon Expressed Interest In Acquiring CBS Before Viacom Talks Heated Up; 02/04/2018 – Verizon announces expiration and final results of its tender offers for 13 series of notes; 24/04/2018 – VERIZON – EXPECTS LOW SINGLE-DIGIT PERCENTAGE GROWTH IN ADJUSTED EPS IN 2018 BEFORE IMPACT OF TAX REFORM AND REVENUE RECOGNITION STANDARD; 24/04/2018 – VERIZON CFO MATT ELLIS CONCLUDES EARNINGS CALL; 18/04/2018 – Oath Hires Former Alibaba Group Executive as President & COO; 20/04/2018 – AT&T, Verizon Said to Face U.S. Probe Over Mobile Technology

Among 6 analysts covering Boot Barn (NYSE:BOOT), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Boot Barn had 11 analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research given on Monday, May 14. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, May 16 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) on Wednesday, May 16 with “Buy” rating. Wells Fargo maintained Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) rating on Thursday, January 11. Wells Fargo has “Hold” rating and $20.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, January 31. The stock of Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of BOOT in report on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. See Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) latest ratings:

16/05/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0000 Maintain
16/05/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0000 Maintain
14/05/2018 Broker: Pivotal Research Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0000 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Outperform New Target: $22 Initiates Coverage On
08/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $25.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $24.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Pivotal Research Rating: Hold New Target: $18.0
11/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Maintain

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $444,552 activity. Skiadas Anthony T sold 6,967 shares worth $346,957.

Among 20 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. has $63 highest and $52.0 lowest target. $55.71’s average target is 9.54% above currents $50.86 stock price. Verizon Communications Inc. had 25 analyst reports since January 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan upgraded Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Friday, May 11 to “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, June 21. Nomura maintained Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) earned “Buy” rating by Moffett Nathanson on Wednesday, February 28. As per Monday, April 23, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, January 2, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Wednesday, April 25 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Tuesday, April 24. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, January 23.

Analysts await Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.15 EPS, up 19.79% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.96 per share. VZ’s profit will be $4.75B for 11.06 P/E if the $1.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.17 actual EPS reported by Verizon Communications Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.71% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is Verizon A Better Investment Than AT&T?” on June 27, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Verizon’s Prospects Undimmed By Folded TV Plans” published on June 28, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Now military families can save even more with Verizon Unlimited” on June 28, 2018. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Verizon announces CEO succession plan” published on June 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Deutsche Bank sees multiple upsides for Verizon” with publication date: June 19, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.05, from 1.02 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold VZ shares while 675 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. 2.55 billion shares or 0.58% more from 2.54 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Karpas Strategies Lc stated it has 7,861 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Two Sigma Securities Ltd Liability reported 114,664 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Oppenheimer Com Inc accumulated 0.53% or 430,476 shares. Ftb Advisors accumulated 23,866 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Mitchell Sinkler And Starr Pa holds 2.39% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 43,875 shares. Koch Industrial owns 12,661 shares. S R Schill And Associates owns 7,367 shares. Thompson Mgmt stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Trustco Bank Corporation N Y holds 26,916 shares or 1.31% of its portfolio. 64,224 are held by Bangor Bancshares. First Dallas holds 35,203 shares or 1.1% of its portfolio. Ht Partners Ltd Liability Company invested in 5,104 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Private Wealth Advsr owns 84,730 shares. 11,662 are held by Evanson Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Fairfield Bush And holds 0.19% or 13,497 shares.

Beacon Financial Group increased Ishares (IEF) stake by 4,348 shares to 9,210 valued at $950,000 in 2018Q1. It also upped First Trust Iv Tactical High Yield (HYLS) stake by 42,862 shares and now owns 320,590 shares. Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) was raised too.

The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $21.52. About 342,884 shares traded. Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) has risen 204.56% since June 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 191.99% the S&P500. Some Historical BOOT News: 15/05/2018 – Boot Barn Holdings Sees FY19 Same-Store Sales Growth of Mid-Single Digits; 15/05/2018 – BOOT BARN 4Q ADJ EPS 12C, EST. 16C; 15/05/2018 – Boot Barn Holdings Sees 1Q EPS 10c-EPS 12c; 24/04/2018 – BOOT BARN HOLDINGS, BUYS THREE-STORE BOOT CHAIN IN TX; 09/05/2018 – Columbus Circle Investors Buys New 1.1% Position in Boot Barn; 24/04/2018 – Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. Acquires Three-Store Boot Chain In Texas; 21/05/2018 – Fintel Insider Selling Report: Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CZR), Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT), And Others; 17/05/2018 – Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. Announces Launch of Public Offering by Selling Stockholders; 16/05/2018 – BOOT BARN HOLDINGS INC BOOT.N : COWEN AND COMPANY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $27 FROM $22; 15/05/2018 – BOOT BARN SEES 1Q EPS 10C TO 12C

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc., a lifestyle retail chain, operates specialty retail stores in the United States. The company has market cap of $591.29 million. The companyÂ’s specialty retail stores offer western and work-related footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, ladies, and kids. It has a 20.5 P/E ratio. It offers boots, shirts, jackets, hats, belts and belt buckles, western-style jewelry, rugged footwear, outerwear, overalls, denim, and flame-resistant and high-visibility clothing.

More notable recent Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in ViewRay, Newpark Resources, Adtalem Global Education, Scientific Games …” on June 28, 2018, also Schaeffersresearch.com with their article: “Why Boot Barn Stock Options Are a Good Buy Right Now” published on June 15, 2018, Fool.com published: “3 Stocks That Tripled in Just 12 Months” on June 04, 2018. More interesting news about Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:BOOT) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. Announces Conference Participation” published on June 04, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy Right Now” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

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