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Baird Financial Group Inc. Cuts Position in EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS)

Baird Financial Group Inc. Cuts Position in EXACT Sciences Co. (EXAS)

Perceptive Advisors Llc acquired 35,444 shares as Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS)'s stock rose 53.09%.

Genocea Biosciences, (NASDAQ: GNCA) was trading -86.21% away from its yearly high level, during the last trading session. With 1.15 million avg volume, 2 days are for Loews Corporation (NYSE:L)'s short sellers to cover L's short positions. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) has risen 458.24% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 441.54% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $5.48 billion company.

Perceptive Advisors Llc decreased Corbus Pharmaceuticals Hldgs stake by 817,816 shares to 414,684 valued at $2.96 million in 2017Q3. American International Group Inc. now owns 79,238 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $4,163,000 after purchasing an additional 1,207 shares in the last quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.34) EPS. About 2.59M shares traded. More interesting news about Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: "Earnings Preview: Exact Sciences" with publication date: February 19, 2018. Zacks Investment Research downgraded EXACT Sciences from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Therefore 56% are positive. Craig Hallum boosted their price target on shares of EXACT Sciences from $46.00 to $61.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Wedbush maintained NIKE, Inc. BTIG Research has "Buy" rating and $4500 target. Exact Sciences stock ended the week at $42.37 a share, down $4.27, or 9 percent since Wednesday - the lowest it has closed since mid-September. Roth Capital maintained Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) on Wednesday, July 26 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Benchmark with "Buy" on Wednesday, May 31. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 4. Ameritas Inv Prtn owns 9,440 shares. Deerfield Management Company who had been investing in Ardelyx Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $273.33M market cap company.

Coastline Trust Co decreased Praxair Inc (NYSE:PX) stake by 2,463 shares to 25,590 valued at $3.58M in 2017Q3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. 44 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. The legal version of this report can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2018/02/24/fy2017-eps-estimates-for-exact-sciences-co-exas-lifted-by-leerink-swann.html. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Northrock Prtn Limited Co holds 0.11% or 301 shares. Fiera Capital Corp accumulated 93,416 shares. First Business Services reported 6,825 shares. Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) finalized the Thursday at price of $44.99 after traded 3065361 shares. 6,256 are held by Sigma Planning. Sva Plumb Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Com reported 41,893 shares. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt & Equity Rech holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 19,255 shares. Parkside Comml Bank & holds 91 shares. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its holdings in shares of EXACT Sciences by 6,600.0% in the fourth quarter. Salem Invest Counselors Incorporated holds 161 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested 0% of its portfolio in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Jane Street Gru reported 7,285 shares stake.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $27.11 million activity. Insiders own 4.00% of the company's stock. $3.82M worth of stock was sold by LIDGARD GRAHAM PETER on Monday, October 2.

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Among 18 analysts covering EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold.

Analysts await Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. Their revenue meanwhile grew by -1.05% from the last quarter, totaling $3.76 billion. NKE's profit will be $878.55M for 31.05 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. Leerink Swann analyst P. Souda now forecasts that the medical research company will post earnings of ($1.06) per share for the year, up from their previous estimate of ($1.10).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. 78 funds opened positions while 358 raised stakes. Northern Trust reported 1.51 million shares. Evergreen Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Navigator Holdings Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $649.72 million market cap company. 7,334 are held by Hsbc Public Ltd Limited Liability Company. Hutchinson Capital Ca accumulated 6,269 shares. Prudential, New Jersey-based fund reported 89,069 shares. 196.05 million shares or 0.97% more from 194.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Utd Ser Automobile Association invested in 236,430 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Us Bancorp De stated it has 112 shares. Cibc World Mkts holds 0.12% or 209,454 shares. 985.62 million shares or 0.88% less from 994.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wisconsin-based Johnson Gru has invested 0.87% in Amazon.com, Inc. These Revenue projections are a consensus of 12 Analysts. Therefore 57% are positive. United Technologies Corporation had 80 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of FS Investment Corporation (NYSE:FSIC) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, December 18 by Sterne Agee CRT.

Exact Sciences Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company. Wood maintained the shares of FSIC in report on Monday, May 1 with "Hold" rating. On Wednesday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform". On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". (NYSE:NKE). Randolph reported 312,175 shares or 3% of all its holdings. Conifer Holdings Inc was raised too.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 selling transactions for $56.94 million activity. About 630,827 shares traded.


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