Analyst Stock Ratings: Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX), Northern Trust Corporation (NTRS)

First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 294,625 shares of the company's stock worth $5,541,000 after buying an additional 122,466 shares during the last quarter.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. BSX generated revenue of $2.31 Billion in the same quarter, one year ago. The company has a current ratio of 0.72, a quick ratio of 0.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. About 2.17 million shares traded.

Kevin Michael Ulrich decreased its stake in Boston Scientific Corp (BSX) by 6.91% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 9,157,768 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $253,854,000 after buying an additional 867,983 shares during the last quarter. Its down 1.15% from 147,600 shares previously. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC boosted its position in shares of Boston Scientific Corporation by 8.4% during the 2nd quarter. The stock rose 0.40% or $0.11 reaching $27.92.

About 2.11 million shares traded or 141.28% up from the average. According to today's trading volume Boston Scientific Corporation is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. Stifel owns 1.32M shares or 0.14% of their USA portfolio. Catawba Cap Mgmt Va owns 32,505 shares or 0.21% of their United States portfolio. Iguana Management Limited Liability Com accumulated 0.86% or 55,000 shares. Nfc Invests Limited invested in 1.98% or 236,160 shares. There has been an observed change of -34.36% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. Parthenon Ltd Co owns 13,133 shares. The Company's drug candidate is CUDC-907, an orally-available, small molecule inhibitor of histone deacetylase and phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase (PI3K) enzymes. Gradient Invs Lc holds 0% or 9 shares. Principal Finance Gru owns 15,153 shares for 0% of their portfolio. United Asset Strategies Inc. owns 105,622 shares or 0.79% of their U.S. portfolio. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for BSX producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.88% and for the month booked as 1.42%.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $1.91 million activity. Winter Matthew E had sold 48,058 shares worth $4.27M on Thursday, June 15. Afam Capital stated it has 0.29% of its portfolio in Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.18, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 41 investors sold BSX shares while 173 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. Wcm Invest Mngmt Ca owns 2.27M shares for 0.97% of their portfolio.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Boston Scientific Corporation and for the current quarter 24 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.34/share. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a "hold" rating on shares of Boston Scientific Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th.

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. Crestwood Advsrs Grp Inc Limited Liability Corp holds 21,847 shares. The original version of this report can be accessed at 47,167 were reported by Capital Fincl Advisers Ltd Liability Company.

In other Boston Scientific Corporation news, EVP Timothy A. Pratt sold 10,104 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Friday, September 1st. The Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies has invested 0.09% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). Focused Wealth Mgmt Inc invested in 100 shares.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.35 Billion for the current quarter. Therefore 79% are positive. The stock has "Strong Buy" rating by Raymond James on Monday, October 5. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $31.00 price objective on shares of Boston Scientific Corporation in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 29 by FinnCap. Needham & Company LLC increased their price target on Boston Scientific Corp. from $26.00 to $28.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, July 29th.

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