As Pdc Energy (PDCE) Market Valuation Declined, Holder Phocas Financial Has Cut by $4.83 Million Its Position; As Becton Dickinson And Co. (BDX) Shares Declined, Albert D Mason Increased Holding by $826,800

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Albert D Mason Inc increased its stake in Becton Dickinson And Co. (BDX) by 150.85% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Albert D Mason Inc bought 3,180 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,288 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.38 million, up from 2,108 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Albert D Mason Inc who had been investing in Becton Dickinson And Co. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $65.93 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.49% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $245.05. About 874,601 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 8.55% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.55% the S&P500. Some Historical BDX News: 03/05/2018 – Becton Dickinson 2Q Adj EPS $2.65; 21/04/2018 – DJ Becton Dickinson and Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (BDX); 26/04/2018 – BD Launches BD FACSymphony™ S6 High Parameter Cell Sorter to Enable Sorting of Rare Cell Types; 09/05/2018 – BD Plans Short to Intermediate Single-Tranche EUR, Inaugural Single-Tranche GBP Issuance; 23/04/2018 – BD Board Declares Dividends; 19/03/2018 – BECTON DICKINSON AND CO – DIVESTITURE WILL NOT HAVE A MATERIAL IMPACT TO BD REVENUE OR ADJUSTED EARNINGS FOR FISCAL 2018; 19/03/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – BD TO DIVEST REMAINING INVESTMENT IN VYAIRE MEDICAL TO FUNDS MANAGED BY APAX PARTNERS; 22/03/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson & Company- BD Vacutainer® EDTA Tan Top Tube; Catalog Number: 367855 (UDI: 50382903678551); 26/04/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson & Company- BD Vacutainer® Push Button Blood Collection Set 0.8 x 19 mm x 305 mm 21G x ® x 12 Catalog; 03/05/2018 – CAM Group Adds Becton Dickinson, Exits AutoZone: 13F

Phocas Financial Corp decreased its stake in Pdc Energy (PDCE) by 35.07% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Phocas Financial Corp sold 100,676 shares as the company’s stock declined 31.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 186,366 shares of the energy company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $9.12 million, down from 287,042 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Phocas Financial Corp who had been investing in Pdc Energy for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.34 billion market cap company. The stock increased 5.11% or $1.72 during the last trading session, reaching $35.36. About 1.53M shares traded or 31.29% up from the average. PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) has declined 22.49% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.49% the S&P500. Some Historical PDCE News: 22/04/2018 – DJ PDC Energy Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PDCE); 02/05/2018 – PDC ENERGY 1Q ADJ EBITDA $190.1M, EST. $182.8M; 21/05/2018 – PDC Energy Presenting at JP Morgan Energy Bus Tour Tomorrow; 24/05/2018 – $4.5 Billion PDC Drill Bits Market by Type, Size of PDC Cutter, Number of Blades and Region – Global Forecast to 2023 – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 14/05/2018 – Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Reminds Investors That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDC; 02/05/2018 – CORRECT: PDC ENERGY 1Q PRODUCTION REPORTED IN ERROR; 25/05/2018 – PDC ENERGY INC – ON MAY 23, CO ENTERED INTO FOURTH AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT WITH CERTAIN BANKS AND OTHER LENDERS – SEC FILING; 25/05/2018 – PDC ENERGY INC – RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT AMENDS AND RESTATES COMPANY’S THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT DATED AS OF MAY 21, 2013; 12/03/2018 – PDC Brands Appoints John F. Owen as Chief Fincl Officer; 30/05/2018 – Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind PDC Energy, Black Stone Minerals, BJ’s Restaurants, Karyopharm Therapeutics, SBA C

Among 35 analysts covering PDC Energy (NASDAQ:PDCE), 28 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. PDC Energy had 111 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Accumulate” rating by KLR Group given on Monday, December 5. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, May 23. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 2. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, September 8 to “Market Perform”. BMO Capital Markets maintained PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold” rating. The stock of PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) earned “Overweight” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, August 24. The stock of PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, November 20. Williams Capital Group maintained the shares of PDCE in report on Monday, May 21 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $667,209 activity. 1,341 PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) shares with value of $67,627 were sold by REASONER SCOTT J. BROOKMAN BARTON R JR had sold 1,500 shares worth $73,635 on Monday, October 1. $224,680 worth of PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) was sold by SWOVELAND JEFFREY C on Wednesday, August 29. PARKE DAVID C sold $28,047 worth of stock. On Thursday, January 31 Crisafio Anthony J sold $51,315 worth of PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) or 1,500 shares.

Phocas Financial Corp, which manages about $1.01B and $1.14 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Heartland Express Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) by 249,753 shares to 545,554 shares, valued at $10.76 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Delek Us Holdings Inc. by 90,799 shares in the quarter, for a total of 202,690 shares, and has risen its stake in Callon Petroleum Co (NYSE:CPE).

More notable recent PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “APC, NBL among premarket gainers – Seeking Alpha” on November 07, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “PDC Energy Appoints New General Counsel Nasdaq:PDCE – GlobeNewswire” published on December 14, 2018, Fool.com published: “PDC Energy Inc (PDCE) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript – Motley Fool” on November 06, 2018. More interesting news about PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “PDC Energy Announces Third Quarter 2018 Conference Call – Tuesday, November 6, 2018 – GlobeNewswire” published on October 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Colorado-exposed E&Ps on the rise as Initiative 97 faces setback – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 25, 2018.

Analysts await PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) to report earnings on February, 25. They expect $0.66 earnings per share, up 175.00% or $0.42 from last year’s $0.24 per share. PDCE’s profit will be $43.62 million for 13.39 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual earnings per share reported by PDC Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.50% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.70, from 1.55 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 31 investors sold PDCE shares while 80 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 66.19 million shares or 0.06% more from 66.15 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Eaton Vance stated it has 0.01% in PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE). Woodstock holds 16,855 shares. 13,000 are owned by Employees Retirement Of Texas. State Street reported 0.01% stake. Cibc Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 8,343 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 34,074 are held by At National Bank. Corecommodity Management Ltd Liability Com invested in 31,525 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas invested in 7,785 shares. Agf Investments invested in 0.01% or 11,811 shares. Tortoise Ltd Liability owns 0.02% invested in PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) for 58,526 shares. 691,150 are held by Mangrove Prtnrs. Principal Gru Inc reported 539,696 shares. The Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advsr LP has invested 0.07% in PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE). First Mercantile owns 0.06% invested in PDC Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCE) for 6,231 shares. Parkside Savings Bank And Tru reported 86 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 21 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 64 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Tuesday, September 26 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, August 19. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, November 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 5 by Citigroup. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, February 7. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, February 6. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $22000 target in Thursday, August 3 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 4 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 10.

More notable recent Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Becton, Dickinson declares $0.77 dividend – Seeking Alpha” on November 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “BD promotes Tom Polen to COO – Seeking Alpha” published on October 03, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Selling Philip Morris And Buying Becton Dickinson – Seeking Alpha” on November 05, 2018. More interesting news about Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Time To Look Again At Becton, Dickinson And Company – Seeking Alpha” published on October 09, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Becton, Dickinson Closes Out Its Fiscal Year With a Bang – The Motley Fool” with publication date: November 12, 2018.

Since November 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $18.75 million activity. Shares for $9.96M were sold by RING TIMOTHY M. 2,080 shares were sold by Bodner Charles R, worth $511,328. Shares for $1.26M were sold by Lim James C on Thursday, November 8. Mas Ribo Alberto sold $1.07 million worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Wednesday, November 14. The insider FORLENZA VINCENT A sold 13,498 shares worth $3.18 million. Borzi James W also sold $1.49M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.88 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 31 investors sold BDX shares while 399 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 278 raised stakes. 217.26 million shares or 2.22% less from 222.19 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Private Wealth Prtnrs Limited has invested 0.06% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Shell Asset Management stated it has 28,722 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma invested in 535 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Comerica holds 0.06% or 2,090 shares. Donaldson Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Peddock Cap Ltd Llc has 7 shares. Amalgamated Bank accumulated 0.22% or 33,951 shares. Brighton Jones Limited Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 1,231 shares. Community Financial Bank Na accumulated 0.23% or 4,555 shares. Campbell Newman Asset Mgmt owns 82,723 shares for 3.12% of their portfolio. Beach Invest Counsel Inc Pa accumulated 58,403 shares or 1.5% of the stock. Fincl Counselors Incorporated has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). 447,793 are held by Asset Management One. Cibc Ww Corp reported 0.19% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). The Montana-based First Interstate Comml Bank has invested 0.01% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX).

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