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CR Bard, Inc. (BCR) VP John A. Deford Sells 14107 Shares

The Banc Funds Co Llc holds 511,550 shares with $17.60 million value, down from 592,556 last quarter. First Bancorp now has $1.08B valuation. Gam Hldg Ag accumulated 32,960 shares or 0.45% of the stock. About 108,147 shares traded. First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) has risen 47.69% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500.

Hamilton Point Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Bard C R Inc (BCR) by 6.56% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 513 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $164,000 after purchasing an additional 14 shares during the last quarter. Murphy Capital Mgmt reported 4,631 shares stake. Bard C R Inc now has $24.22B valuation.

C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) traded up 0.04% during trading on Monday, reaching $308.70. The shares were sold at an average price of $304.00, for a total transaction of $1,101,088.00. (NYSE:BCR) has risen 40.70% since December 24, 2016 and is uptrending.

Banc Funds Co Llc increased Commerce Union Bancshares Inc. It also upped Iberiabank Corp (NASDAQ:IBKC) stake by 31,000 shares and now owns 240,534 shares. Banc Of California Inc. (NYSE:BANC) was raised too.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. Bankshares Of Mellon holds 0.05% or 604,390 shares. 106 funds opened positions while 598 raised stakes. 138.17 million shares or 0.41% less from 138.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wesbanco Bancorp Inc has invested 0.02% in FactSet Research Systems Inc. Alliancebernstein Lp, New York-based fund reported 7.96 million shares. Carnegie Asset Ltd Co holds 3,142 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. (NYSE:BCR). Savings Bank Of America De has invested 0.05% in C. R. Bard, Inc. Livingston Gp Asset Mgmt (Operating As Southport Cap Management) invested in 0.52% or 35,714 shares. Eastern Natl Bank stated it has 222,838 shares or 1.01% of all its holdings. Dupont Management holds 792 shares. Luboff Sharon M had sold 30,252 shares worth $9.68 million. Montag A & Associates Inc. now owns 2,125 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $672,000 after buying an additional 80 shares in the last quarter. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 27% are positive. Inventure Foods had 11 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the shares of FBNC in report on Tuesday, August 23 to "Outperform" rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of BCR in report on Wednesday, July 27 with "Equalweight" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, July 31. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) rating on Thursday, December 21. FBR Capital has "Underperform" rating and $42 target. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Buy" on Tuesday, October 3. (NYSE:BCR). Evercore Wealth Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 900 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hemenway Tru Commerce Limited Company holds 2,275 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. After $0.53 actual earnings per share reported by First Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $50.05 million activity. (NYSE:BCR). Everence Cap Management holds 0.16% of its portfolio in C. R. Bard, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by DA Davidson given on Monday, December 14. (NYSE:BCR) shares with value of $2.70 million were sold by Collins Timothy P. On Friday, October 20 Larson Betty D sold $1.95M worth of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR). 22,485 were reported by Bryn Mawr Trust. (NYSE:BCR). Chicago Equity Prtnrs Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.04% or 4,375 shares. (NYSE:BCR) for 30 shares. The Japan-based Nippon Life has invested 0.02% in C. R. Bard, Inc. On Wednesday, October 18 the insider Lupisella Frank Jr sold $2.98 million. Beasley Jim C sold $4.99M worth of C. R. Bard, Inc. Therefore 27% are positive. Viacom Inc. had 120 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has " rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, April 26. The stock of C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) or 23,687 shares. The stock of Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB) earned "Mkt Perform" rating by Barrington Research on Tuesday, January 26. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, August 27 with "Sector Weight". The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 12. Barclays Capital maintained C. R. Bard, Inc. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, June 29 with "Hold". The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $303.50. Cowen reissued a "hold" rating and set a $317.00 price objective on shares of C.R. Bard in a report on Friday, November 3rd. KCM Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in C.R. Bard by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. The medical instruments supplier reported $3.02 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.96 by $0.06. VIAB's profit will be $409.96M for 8.06 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. Needham maintained the shares of BCR in report on Friday, September 22 with "Hold" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.59 in 2017 Q3. It improved, as 57 investors sold BCR shares while 239 reduced holdings. Nomura initiated C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR). Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma holds 1,375 shares. Farmers holds 83,624 shares or 1.41% of its portfolio. Moreover, Tnb Financial has 0.16% invested in C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR). Rhumbline Advisers has 150,150 shares. DA Davidson downgraded the shares of SNAK in report on Friday, November 6 to "Neutral" rating. (NASDAQ:SNAK). Fincl Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation has 16,981 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Arrowstreet Cap Ltd Partnership holds 62,059 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. (NYSE:BCR) rating on Thursday, November 12.

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