Intrexon (XON) Shareholder First Washington Upped Holding by $801,420 as Shares Rose; Park National Maintains Position in United Parcel Service Clas (UPS)

February 18, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

First Washington Corp increased its stake in Intrexon Corp (XON) by 27.3% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. First Washington Corp bought 42,180 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 196,710 shares of the commercial physical & biological resarch company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.74 million, up from 154,530 at the end of the previous reported quarter. First Washington Corp who had been investing in Intrexon Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.69 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.72% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $13.25. About 752,712 shares traded. Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) has declined 10.60% since February 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.30% the S&P500.

Park National Corp increased its stake in United Parcel Service Inc Clas (UPS) by 2.73% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Park National Corp bought 3,162 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.26% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 118,859 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14.27 million, up from 115,697 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Park National Corp who had been investing in United Parcel Service Inc Clas for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $91.40 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.93% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $106.4. About 6.12 million shares traded or 43.18% up from the average. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 2.10% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Intrexon (NYSE:XON), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Intrexon had 17 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wunderlich maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 19 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital given on Thursday, December 29. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 5 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 7 by Northland Capital. As per Friday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Mizuho upgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $42 target in Wednesday, November 11 report. Bank of America maintained Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) rating on Friday, November 10. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $21 target. Bank of America initiated the shares of XON in report on Wednesday, October 14 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by JP Morgan.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $12.50 million activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.34, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 29 investors sold XON shares while 30 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 92.42 million shares or 5.79% less from 98.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. D E Shaw And holds 511,744 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc holds 0% or 35,735 shares. Great West Life Assurance Com Can has invested 0% in Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON). Cacti Asset Mngmt Limited Com holds 0.02% in Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) or 12,500 shares. Ironwood Financial Ltd Liability holds 0% or 249 shares in its portfolio. Carroll Fincl Associates reported 0% in Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 14,258 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag reported 15,907 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Raymond James Financial Services Inc invested 0.01% in Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON). State Of Wisconsin Invest Board reported 12,293 shares. Bancshares Of New York Mellon accumulated 237,373 shares. Moreover, Hudock Gp Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON) for 11 shares. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Management Grp Limited Liability Company accumulated 100 shares. Lpl Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0% or 42,231 shares. Macquarie owns 35,995 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Park National Corp, which manages about $1.74 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lilly (Eli) & Company (NYSE:LLY) by 20,412 shares to 67,546 shares, valued at $5.78M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) by 7,619 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 89,719 shares, and cut its stake in Accenture Plc Ireland Shares C (NYSE:ACN).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 46 investors sold UPS shares while 390 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 395 raised stakes. 451.38 million shares or 0.77% more from 447.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Professional Advisory reported 3.64% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Addison Cap Company stated it has 1.59% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). The California-based Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Limited Liability Corp has invested 1.16% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Gw Henssler And Limited has invested 1.02% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). 6.17M are held by Franklin Resource. Atlas Browninc has 2,281 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 477,377 shares. Davidson & Garrard owns 0.05% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 1,929 shares. Argent Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.63% or 135,813 shares. Stearns Fincl Group reported 11,660 shares. Commonwealth Equity Svcs accumulated 282,637 shares. Hillsdale Invest Mngmt Inc reported 15 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Louisiana-based Iberiabank has invested 0.43% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Covington Capital Mngmt stated it has 54,074 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings.

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