Patterson Companies (PDCO) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Its down 0.16, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. The institutional investor held 5,663 shares of the health care company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $233,000, down from 235,640 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Pacific Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Patterson Companies, Inc.

PDCO has been the topic of a number of research reports. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 79,515 shares. The Ontario - Canada-based Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada has invested 0.02% in Patterson Companies, Inc. It is negative, as 45 investors sold PDCO shares while 111 reduced holdings. Ims Mgmt holds 38,048 shares. 322,045 stocks of the shares were exchanged. The legal version of this news story can be accessed at (NASDAQ:PDCO). Japan-based Daiwa Grp Inc has invested 0% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Gulf Interest Bancorp (Uk) Limited holds 26,934 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.15 on September 1, reaching $98.06. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 2,692 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 25,558 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Windsor Grp Inc Ltd Liability Com reported 103,749 shares stake.

Since March 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $1.18 million activity. The insider WILTZ JAMES W sold 5,000 shares worth $222,580. Nuance Investments Lc invested 5.2% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc.

BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lessened its position in shares of Patterson Companies, Inc. $467,600 worth of Patterson Companies, Inc. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in Patterson Companies by 4.2% in the second quarter. On average, analysts predict that Patterson Companies, Inc. will post $2.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 30% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, December 7 by KLR Group. TheStreet lowered Patterson Companies from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Cleveland Research reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Patterson Companies in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $40.00 target price on shares of Patterson Companies in a research note on Monday, May 15th. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 27 by Evercore. UBS initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, October 6 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 3 by Robert W. Baird. Credit Suisse maintained Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) opened at 37.88 on Monday. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 28 to "Overweight". The stock was sold at an average price of $42.40, for a total transaction of $31,800.00. During the trading on 08/31/2017, Company's stock ranged from $21.845 to $22.25. About 1.11M shares traded. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Patterson Companies by 29.3% during the first quarter. It has underperformed by 1.70% the S&P500.

Patterson Companies, Inc is a value-added distributor focused on providing a customer experience to professionals in the dental and animal health markets. The company's quarterly EPS surprised Wall Street by as much as 0% to the downside in its last earnings announcement, so investors should note this tendency when assessing consensus estimates. The Company operates through three segments: dental, animal health and corporate. Guyasuta Inv Advisors has 0.15% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc.

According to the the latest analyst ratings which have been released, 2 brokers have issued a rating of "buy", 2 brokers "outperform", 6 brokers "hold", 2 brokers "underperform" and 1 brokers "sell".

03/15/2017 - Deutsche Bank began new coverage on Patterson Companies, Inc. giving the company a "hold" rating.

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