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Most favored stocks of the day: Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Most favored stocks of the day: Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)”

(NASDAQ:HSIC) by 13.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. (NASDAQ:HSIC) by 908.4% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Henry Schein by 0.4% in the second quarter.

The company is now up since yesterday's close of 66.84. Swedbank increased its stake in shares of Henry Schein by 84.9% during the third quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,100 shares of the company's stock valued at $172,000 after acquiring an additional 1,550 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC grew its position in shares of Henry Schein by 95.9% during the 3rd quarter. Lee Financial Co purchased a new stake in shares of Henry Schein in the 2nd quarter valued at $161,000. FTB Advisors Inc. now owns 978 shares of the company's stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 105 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Henry Schein by 3.0% during the second quarter. With short interest at 8,878,992 and short average daily volume at 949,717, the short-interest ratio is 9.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.06% as of October 13. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 53.07% of the company's stock. UBS AG reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Henry Schein in a research report on Friday, September 15th. November 7 investment analysts at Leerink Swann maintained a stock rating of "Market Perform" with a current price target of $77.00.

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.34 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.8 million. The company's P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 19.57 and Forward P/E ratio of 17.29.

Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $3.47 with 156.95M shares presently outstanding. Profit margins are at 4.50% while the operating margin stands at 6.80%. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 3,938,233 shares of the company's stock valued at $322,896,000 after buying an additional 2,026,867 shares during the last quarter.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Henry Schein, Inc. and for the current quarter 14 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.98/share. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 40,456 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $6,278,366.64. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. The total value of its holdings increased 15.0%. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. The firm current ratio calculated as 2.50, this value is acceptable if it lies in 1.3% to 3%. Starting from first part of this ratio analysis; "Margins", and the profit margin can answer importantly to find consistent trends in a firm's earnings, the HSIC has positive 4.50% profit margin that indicates every dollar of sales a firm actually keeps in earnings, and the larger number indicates improving and vise worse. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $88.50 price target on shares of Henry Schein in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Henry Schein from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 8 rated the company a Hold, and 7 rated it a Strong Buy. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock.

Baird Financial Group, Inc. says it increased its stake in Henry Schein Inc shares by 217.2% as reported in a filing on 11/15/2017.

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Henry Schein, Inc is a provider of healthcare products and services primarily to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners. The Company operates through two segments: healthcare distribution, and technology and value-added services. The healthcare distribution segment distributes consumable products, small equipment, laboratory products, large equipment, equipment fix services, branded and generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, surgical products, diagnostic tests, infection-control products and vitamins.



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