CR Bard, Inc. (NYSE:BCR) Announces $0.26 Quarterly Dividend

Lloyd Doyle
October 21, 2017

The business's quarterly revenue was up 5.2% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The days to cover decreased to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.02% as of September 29. About 11 shares traded. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

Silvercrest Asset Management Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of C.R. Bard by 30.3% in the first quarter. Gemmer Asset Management LLC expanded its ownership by buying 9 shares an increase of 32.1% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Gabelli Funds Ltd has invested 0.37% in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR). The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $104.56. The stock had a trading volume of 425,797 shares. It has outperformed by 24.00% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering CR Bard (NYSE:BCR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Following the sale, the insider now owns 31,445 shares in the company, valued at $10,022,464.85. Reynolds American Inc (NYSE:RAI) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.83 in 2017Q1. 120 funds opened positions while 517 raised stakes. Putnam Lc accumulated 69,992 shares. Captrust Advisors reported 9,292 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0.07% in Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO). Winslow Evans & Crocker reported 0% stake. M Hldg invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD).

More recent C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) news were published by: which released: "The Journey from Passive to Active TMF with CR Bard, Inc. and Daiichi Sankyo ..." on October 17, 2017. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0.09% or 133,567 shares. Stephens Ar holds 799 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The dividend yield will be $0.32.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $960.72 million activity. The stock was sold at an average price of $320.00, for a total transaction of $9,680,640.00. The shares were sold on October 12th for an average price of $322.03. Jassy Andrew R had sold 1,985 shares worth $1.90M. (NYSE:BCR). Timothy P. Collins, Group President let go of $2,700,936 worth of shares at a price of $322.00 on Monday the 9th. Lennie William G. had sold 31,239 shares worth $4.86M on Thursday, May 18.

Among 29 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 72% are positive. The Home Depot Inc. had 78 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Company insiders own 0.80% of the company's stock. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 28 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 26 by Raymond James. Finally, Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of C.R. Bard in a research note on Thursday, September 15th. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 17 to "Sell". Mountain Pacific Inv Advisers Inc Id holds 0.24% or 6,750 shares. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Wednesday, February 22 by Telsey Advisory Group.

Analysts await C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) to report earnings on October, 24. During the same period previous year, the business posted $2.54 EPS. BCR's profit will be $214.42M for 27.74 P/E if the $2.95 EPS becomes a reality. Creative Planning added to its stake by buying 2,881 shares an increase of 54.0% in the quarter.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.58 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 99 investors sold BCR shares while 273 reduced holdings. Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 10,081 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Gvo Asset Mgmt reported 52,921 shares stake. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 201,017 shares. About 1.22 million shares traded. Nuance Investments Ltd Company owns 325,036 shares.

Hills Bank & Trust Co. increased its position in C.R. Bard Inc. Commonwealth Equity Inc stated it has 11,821 shares. S Muoio & Ltd has 3.53% invested in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR). Sheets Smith Wealth holds 0.3% of its portfolio in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR) for 3,533 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Mgmt Ltd holds 0.03% or 750 shares in its portfolio. First Bancorp Of Hutchinson invested in 0.16% or 800 shares. First Tru Advisors LP invested 0.08% in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR). Therefore 27% are positive.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that C.R. Bard will report full-year sales of $992.30 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $3.92 billion to $3.96 billion. "The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Wednesday, April 26 with ". Citigroup initiated it with "Buy" rating and $220 target in Thursday, November 12 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 27 report. BMO Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $255 target. Ig Inv Mgmt Ltd reported 0.02% of its portfolio in C R Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR). Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $317.0 target. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc who had been investing in Bard C R Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $23.92 billion market cap company. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, January 3. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, September 16.

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