EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS) PT Set at $65.00 by Benchmark

Lloyd Doyle
January 29, 2018

Dorsey Whitney Trust Lc accumulated 10,192 shares. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.08 a share with a surprise factor of 4.8%. The relative volume of the stock is 1.15 while its market cap is $6.02 billion. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 42,336 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $1,498,000 after acquiring an additional 6,273 shares in the last quarter. The Cam Group Holding A holds 153,130 shares with $7.22 million value, down from 162,710 last quarter. CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has risen 18.35% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.73% the S&P500. Credit Agricole S A has invested 0.01% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Company insiders own 4.00% of the company's stock. EXACT Sciences has a twelve month low of $17.70 and a twelve month high of $63.60.

Thompson Investment Management Inc, which manages about $2.99 billion and $536.27 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc Com (NASDAQ:BBBY) by 27,620 shares to 154,992 shares, valued at $3.64M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) has shown a downward trend during time of recent session. It has outperformed by 441.54% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.26, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of EXACT Sciences by 5.6% during the second quarter.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in EXAS. Advisory Research invested in 113,862 shares. Atlantic Grp Limited Com reported 131,874 shares.

EXACT Sciences (EXAS) traded down $0.19 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $50.07. Solaris Asset Limited Liability Corp owns 1,785 shares. Moreover, Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Limited Liability has 3.18% invested in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Dupont Cap Corp holds 0.02% or 19,115 shares. Bard Associates Inc owns 16,875 shares or 0.11% of their United States portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Co has 2,926 shares. Parametric Port Assoc holds 0.01% or 147,509 shares in its portfolio.

Exact Sciences Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $22.47 million activity.

In other news, insider Kevin T. Conroy sold 110,439 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 23rd. Metropolitan Life Insur stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its stake in Exact Sciences Corporation by 141.9% in the first quarter. William Blair reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of EXACT Sciences in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Therefore 71% are positive. Exact Sciences Corporation earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -24.5% over the last 5 years. They set an outperform rating and a $30.00 price target on the stock. Empire maintained it with "Sell" rating and $4 target in Friday, February 26 report. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 23 by UBS. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by Lake Street. Bank of America lifted their price objective on EXACT Sciences from $58.00 to $67.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. BTIG Research downgraded Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) on Wednesday, November 1 to "Hold" rating. Wedbush maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $7.0 target in Thursday, October 8 report. About 1.04M shares traded. Also, a 26.47% expansion in Analog Devices, Inc. The insider Schwartz Gil D sold $3.16 million. About 85,843 shares traded. $1.33M worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was sold by Sappington James R. $1.67M worth of McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) was sold by Erlinger Joseph M. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, February 21 by Benchmark. H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 1% over the last 5 years. Of those transactions, there were 62,322 shares of EXAS bought and 1.18 million shares sold. Tremblant Group has invested 2.99% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Godshalk Welsh Capital Inc reported 0.38% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Colony Ltd Liability Corp owns 31,893 shares. Moreover, Fulton Bank & Trust Na has 0.02% invested in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Eventide Asset Mngmt holds 100,000 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Atika Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 90,000 shares. EXACT Sciences believes its genomics-based technologies would help to enable detection of colorectal cancer so that more people can be effectively treated.

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