Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) Shares Bought by Motco

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

For traders who see Nike stock's upside potential but also realize life is a marathon, not a sprint, and shares aren't likely to simply race aggressively higher; a moderately bullish long butterfly looks interesting.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Brokers Set Expectations for Nike Inc's Q2 2018 Earnings (NYSE:NKE)" was published by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500.

Calamos Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 107.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating and twenty-one have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Trust Co Of Oklahoma who had been investing in Ppl for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.27B market cap company.

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $33.61. About 1,745 shares traded. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has risen 2.43% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. PARKER MARK G also sold $8.78M worth of NIKE, Inc. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. Therefore 52% are positive.

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) touched its 1-Year High price of $65.18 on 12/19/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $50.35 on 10/12/17. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Wednesday, June 29. Nomura maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) on Thursday, October 13 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by CL King given on Tuesday, June 28. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with "Outperform". The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, March 21 by JP Morgan.

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) gross margin percentage stands at 43.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 13.7 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 12.2 Percent. (NYSE:NKE) or 244,969 shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Monday, April 3 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. The company has a quick ratio of 1.67, a current ratio of 2.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30. It worsened, as 87 investors sold NKE shares while 457 reduced holdings.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in NKE.

For the current quarter, 30 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.52/share. Williams Jones & Assoc Ltd holds 0.71% or 552,987 shares. NIKE, Inc. (NKE) average trading volume of 9,998,935 during the past month is 4.98% above its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been more active than usual in the stock in recent times. (NYSE:NKE) for 27,989 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 0.29% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 859,132 shares. Asset Planning Services Ltd. boosted its holdings in Nike by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Port Assocs Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in First Connecticut Bancorp, Inc. Ci Invs owns 0.5% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Oppenheimer & Communications holds 61,037 shares. 212,941 were reported by Janney Montgomery Scott Lc. Lloyds Banking Gru Public Ltd Com owns 817 shares. Seizert Capital Partners Limited Liability holds 0.07% or 74,769 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:C) for 113,167 shares. (NYSE:NKE). Moreover, Glg Prtn LP has 0.14% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Apg Asset Nv reported 0.3% stake. Baldwin Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 32,298 shares. Canaccord Genuity maintained NIKE, Inc.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $23.60 million activity. Shares for $650,000 were sold by Matheson Monique S. on Friday, December 15. RODGERS JOHNATHAN A had sold 16,000 shares worth $855,206. The company trades on average around 1011000 shares per market session.

Meiji Yasuda Asset Management Company Ltd increased Schein Henry Inc (NASDAQ:HSIC) stake by 5,956 shares to 12,212 valued at $1.00 million in 2017Q3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. Mogy Joel R Invest Counsel holds 1.06% or 123,201 shares. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. Vestor Cap stated it has 1,489 shares. 166,050 were accumulated by Canal Company. (NYSE:PFE). Andra Ap owns 687,611 shares. Sarl reported 80,700 shares. The Volatility 12m of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) over the past 52 weeks is 0.991000. The New York-based Knott David M has invested 14.93% in Pfizer Inc. Assetmark owns 4,956 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. 5,538 shares were sold by Schreuder Jana R, worth $489,172 on Monday, August 7. (NYSE:PFE) for 37,653 shares. Sphera Funds Ltd accumulated 0.16% or 7,292 shares. The share price volatility of the stock remained at 1.45% for the month and by reducing the timeframe to just a week, the volatility stood at 1.75%. (NYSE:PFE) for 96,317 shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Nike from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 30th. Therefore 69% are positive. According to today's trading volume NIKE, BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Wedbush. They issued a "buy" rating and a $72.00 price objective on the stock. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 10 by SunTrust. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of PFE in report on Monday, August 14 with "Buy" rating. The Japan-based Daiwa Securities Group Inc. has invested 1.18% in the stock. As per Tuesday, October 11, the company rating was initiated by Susquehanna.

Analysts await Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NYSE:EDR) to report earnings on February, 20. After $0.67 actual EPS reported by Pfizer Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.42% negative EPS growth.

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