Analyst Ideas For Two Stocks: Monsanto Company (MON), Lear Corporation (LEA)

Wallace Capital Management Inc increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 3.65% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Wallace Capital Management Inc acquired 3,723 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s stock rose 6.85%. The stock's market capitalization is 10.29B. It is down 28.33% since September 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500.

Lear Corp. was covered by a number of analysts recently, 6 rated the stock as Buy, 6 rated Hold, 0 rated sell and 3 gave an Underperform. Therefore 47% are positive. Given Stoneridge's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Stoneridge is more favorable than Lear Corporation. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $153 target. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $121 target. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Friday, October 9 by Stephens. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, June 30 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Hold" rating and $65.0 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. The stock of Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, April 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, October 11 by Robert W. Baird. These capabilities make Lear Corporation a strong player in the emerging industry trends. The company has market cap of $10.28 billion. The Company is engaged in supplying seating, electrical distribution systems and electronic modules, as well as related sub-systems, components and software, to automotive manufacturers. It has a 32.23 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in two divisions: Aviation Services, which consists of supply chain and maintenance, fix and overhaul (MRO) activities, and Expeditionary Services, which includes airlift and mobility activities.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. The ratio dived, as 171 investment professionals increased or opened new holdings, while 242 sold and reduced holdings in Lear Corp. Sold All: 45 Reduced: 197 Increased: 116 New Position: 55. Mitsubishi Ufj And Banking Corp invested in 0.06% or 207,743 shares.

Trading volume for Lear Corporation was 29K by the end of trading on Thursday. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company holds 0.14% or 129,896 shares. Suffolk Cap Management Llc accumulated 211,234 shares or 1.72% of the stock. Rothschild Asset Mgmt Inc has 182,393 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Lear Corporation's revenue was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. Anchor Bolt Cap Limited Partnership reported 627,300 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) holds 700 shares. Macquarie Limited has invested 0% of its portfolio in Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA). The Rothschild Asset Management Inc holds 182,393 shares with $24.14M value, down from 251,850 last quarter. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Company reported 0.45% stake. The auto parts company reported $4.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $4.11 by $0.28. Pinebridge Invs LP holds 0.11% or 27,640 shares in its portfolio.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $562,700 activity. Koum Jan sold $297.31 million worth of stock or 2.12M shares. On Friday, May 26 Zuckerberg Mark sold $42.50 million worth of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) or 279,533 shares. SMITH GREG C sold 2,266 shares worth $328,842. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD now owns 5,146 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $728,000 after acquiring an additional 451 shares in the last quarter. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $150.18. Therefore 31% are positive. Privatebancorp Inc. had 20 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research upgraded the shares of JNJ in report on Wednesday, July 20 to "Buy" rating. The rating was upgraded by UBS to "Buy" on Tuesday, August 18. The original version of this article can be accessed at Other companies do not have this expertise, making Lear corporation the clear leader in this market. Noble Financial maintained the shares of AIR in report on Wednesday, July 12 with "Buy" rating. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, January 12 by JP Morgan.

Rothschild Asset Management Inc increased Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC) stake by 85,400 shares to 278,265 valued at $64.72 million in 2016Q4. Manpowergroup Inc (NYSE:MAN) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.86 in 2016Q3. 25 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes.

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