United Services Automobile Association Lowered Workday (WDAY) Stake By $618,975; 3 Analysts Are Bullish Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (BIO) Last Week

February 24, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

United Services Automobile Association decreased Workday Inc (WDAY) stake by 2.52% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. United Services Automobile Association sold 5,895 shares as Workday Inc (WDAY)’s stock rose 10.62%. The United Services Automobile Association holds 228,287 shares with $24.06M value, down from 234,182 last quarter. Workday Inc now has $26.74B valuation. The stock increased 2.39% or $2.97 during the last trading session, reaching $127.33. About 1.26M shares traded. Workday, Inc. (NYSE:WDAY) has risen 32.94% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.24% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Bio-Rad Laboratories (NYSE:BIO), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Bio-Rad Laboratories had 18 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, June 8 with “Buy”. C.L. King downgraded Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) on Friday, February 16 to “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) rating on Friday, April 28. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $250 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 12 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 3 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, November 29. Jefferies maintained Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) on Wednesday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 13 by CL King. On Wednesday, September 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Jefferies. See Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) latest ratings:

16/02/2018 Broker: CL King Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
16/02/2018 Broker: C.L. King Rating: Hold Downgrade
29/11/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $290.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $300.0 Maintain
20/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $285.0 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $275.0 Maintain

United Services Automobile Association increased Expeditors International Of Washington Inc (NASDAQ:EXPD) stake by 8,708 shares to 897,841 valued at $53.75 million in 2017Q3. It also upped United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) stake by 19,245 shares and now owns 48,135 shares. Orion Engineered Carbons Sa (NYSE:OEC) was raised too.

Analysts await Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) to report earnings on February, 27 after the close. They expect $-0.35 earnings per share, up 22.22% or $0.10 from last year’s $-0.45 per share. After $-0.35 actual earnings per share reported by Workday, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Among 48 analysts covering Workday (NYSE:WDAY), 19 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Workday had 181 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Friday, November 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Jefferies. The stock of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Thursday, November 9. Drexel Hamilton maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Wednesday, May 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, October 15 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. Wedbush maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Tuesday, February 28 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Thursday, August 24. Credit Suisse maintained Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Thursday, August 31 with “Neutral” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.78 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.20, from 1.58 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 24 investors sold WDAY shares while 78 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 139.45 million shares or 0.57% more from 138.65 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jennison Assoc Lc invested in 0.83% or 7.67 million shares. Highlander Capital Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 150 shares in its portfolio. Scout Investments Inc has 0.38% invested in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) for 129,938 shares. West Oak Ltd Liability Company holds 0.02% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) or 250 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Company accumulated 0.01% or 81,594 shares. Lenox Wealth Mgmt accumulated 221 shares. Aviva Public Ltd Com owns 82,679 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. South Africa-based Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd has invested 0.07% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Profund Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). 1832 Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0.17% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) or 484,000 shares. Royal State Bank Of Canada, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 234,365 shares. Maryland-based Campbell & Co Inv Adviser Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.49% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 6,711 shares or 0.19% of the stock. The United Kingdom-based Gulf Int Retail Bank (Uk) Limited has invested 0.06% in Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY). Arizona State Retirement has 11,639 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 39 sales for $244.79 million activity. The insider PEEK MARK S sold $4.74M. DUFFIELD DAVID A also sold $306,534 worth of Workday, Inc. (NASDAQ:WDAY) on Tuesday, January 16. Another trade for 4,916 shares valued at $545,931 was sold by Bozzini James. WILMINGTON PHILIP W had sold 4,659 shares worth $515,095 on Tuesday, January 16. 20,000 shares were sold by STILL GEORGE J JR, worth $2.06 million on Tuesday, December 12. Shares for $212,317 were sold by Fernandez Gomez Luciano. The insider Stankey Michael A. sold 8,836 shares worth $949,839.

Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. manufactures and supplies products and systems to separate complex chemical and biological materials, as well as to identify, analyze, and purify components for life science research, healthcare, analytical chemistry, and other markets. The company has market cap of $7.57 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Life Science and Clinical Diagnostics. It has a 317.09 P/E ratio. The Life Science segment develops, makes, and markets a range of reagents, apparatus, and laboratory instruments that are used in research techniques, biopharmaceutical production processes, and food testing regimes.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.46, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 28 investors sold Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. shares while 102 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 18.51 million shares or 2.53% more from 18.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO). Moreover, State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.03% invested in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO). Dorsey Wright Associate reported 15,783 shares. Hutchin Hill Limited Partnership has 0.03% invested in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO). Regions reported 2,860 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation reported 114,771 shares. Retirement Of Alabama holds 0.03% in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) or 25,952 shares. Intrepid Capital Management has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.19% invested in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) for 72,175 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd accumulated 194 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0.01% or 49,735 shares. Ameriprise Fincl Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO). Tdam Usa Inc, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 11,500 shares. Synovus Financial holds 0% of its portfolio in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) for 966 shares. Moreover, Daruma Cap Limited Liability Company has 0.21% invested in Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO).

The stock increased 2.51% or $6.23 during the last trading session, reaching $254.31. About 204,091 shares traded or 16.52% up from the average. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:BIO) has risen 53.78% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.08% the S&P500.

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