Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 5.06M shares. Johnson & Johnson now has $356.65B valuation. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio bought 80,352 shares as the company's stock rose 6.90% with the market. About 67,117 shares traded. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Johnson & Johnson has a 1-year low of $109.32 and a 1-year high of $137.08. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $134.79. Fortinet Inc. had 84 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 12th. National Communication Tx invested 1.63% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, October 19 with "Buy". Benchmark maintained the shares of CS in report on Friday, January 22 with "Buy" rating. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Needham. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $145.0 target. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 226,693 shares in the company, valued at $30,993,466.96. On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight". They expect $1.45 EPS, up 0.69% or $0.01 from last year's $1.44 per share. SBNY's profit will be $120.67 million for 14.52 P/E if the $2.21 EPS becomes a reality. 832.79 million shares or 1.90% less from 848.93 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Hays Advisory LLC now owns 2,183 shares of the company's stock worth $289,000 after purchasing an additional 112 shares in the last quarter. About shares traded. Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) has risen 4.47% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.

Signature Bank is a full-service commercial bank. The stock has a market cap of $354.56 billion, a PE ratio of 22.35 and a beta of 0.78. The Bank operates over 30 private client offices throughout the NY metropolitan area. Johnson & Johnson makes up about 1.7% of Arvest Bank Trust Division's portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest holding.

On Oct. 3, 2017 JNJ saw a modest increase, closing the day at $131.22, or a increase of $0.88 or (0.67%).

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.

Driving interest in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is a number of factors, including perhaps, a steady decrease of the profile of the company as insider activity takes center stage. Pioneer Invest Management holds 2.27 million shares or 0.98% of its portfolio. Nepsis Capital stated it has 54,539 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 498,900 shares. 74,200 were reported by Catalyst Advsrs Ltd Llc. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of CS in report on Monday, June 19 to "Buy" rating. Moreover, Omers Administration has 0.95% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. It also upped Ishares Tr (IBB) stake by 1,000 shares and now owns 5,000 shares. The Ontario - Canada-based Td Asset has invested 0.63% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). California-based Skba Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 1.04% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Whittier invested in 1.9% or 371,885 shares. Institutional shareholders now hold a 67.28% stake overall in JNJ. Price Michael F holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 5,000 shares.

UBS AG reiterated their buy rating on shares of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) in a research report released on Saturday, reports. Therefore 83% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 68 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup Inc. assumed coverage on Johnson & Johnson in a research report on Monday, September 25th. They issued a neutral rating and a $140.00 price objective for the company. (The) cut shares of Johnson & Johnson from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating and lifted their price target for the company from $125.00 to $130.00 in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, December 1 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 25 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, August 15 by Jefferies. (UPS) has risen 2.10% since October 4, 2016 and is uptrending. The company was upgraded on Monday, March 14 by Goldman Sachs.

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