Lee Danner & Bass Inc decreased International Business Machine (IBM) stake by 8.43% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Lee Danner & Bass Inc sold 2,145 shares as International Business Machine (IBM)’s stock rose 0.15%. The Lee Danner & Bass Inc holds 23,294 shares with $3.38 million value, down from 25,439 last quarter. International Business Machine now has $108.46 billion valuation. The stock decreased 3.69% or $4.57 during the last trading session, reaching $119.34. About 7.02 million shares traded or 0.73% up from the average. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 0.56% since December 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.06% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 20/03/2018 – INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP IBM.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $13.83 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 19/03/2018 – Intersections Inc. Launches AI-Powered Identity Theft Protection with IBM Watson; 08/03/2018 – IBM CFO JIM KAVANAUGH SPEAKS ON INVESTOR WEBCAST; 21/03/2018 – IBM’s new blockchain product is a cheaper alternative its current enterprise plan for firms looking to develop blockchain applications; 04/05/2018 – CNBC Now: BREAKING: Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway has sold completely out of IBM; 15/03/2018 – DNB Global IV Adds SunTrust Banks, Exits IBM; 03/04/2018 – IBM Selects FANDOM SPORTS for Exclusive Blockchain Digital Mentorship Program; 10/04/2018 – McAfee and IBM Security Extend Partnership With Key Areas of Product Integrations; 17/04/2018 – Mainframe computers should help IBM extend the growth streak; 17/04/2018 – IPONWEB Brings on New Leadership Team to Service Enterprise Clients in the U.S
Among 5 analysts covering Watsco (NYSE:WSO), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Watsco had 6 analyst reports since July 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. On Friday, September 21 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Longbow given on Monday, July 30. The stock of Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 3 by Robert W. Baird. See Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) latest ratings:
26/10/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $187 New Target: $167 Maintain
12/10/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $160 Initiates Coverage On
09/10/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Neutral New Target: $187 Initiates Coverage On
21/09/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $166 New Target: $176 Downgrade
30/07/2018 Broker: Longbow Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
03/07/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $185 Downgrade
The stock decreased 1.46% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $152.05. About 336,847 shares traded or 9.82% up from the average. Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) has risen 16.48% since December 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.86% the S&P500. Some Historical WSO News: 05/03/2018 Watsco Trading Activity Rises to Almost Quadruple 20 Day Average; 19/03/2018 – Watsco: David C. Darnell and Barry S. Logan Resign From Board; 24/04/2018 – WATSCO INC – COMPANY HAS TARGETED CASH FLOW FROM OPERATIONS TO EXCEED NET INCOME IN 2018; 24/04/2018 – Watsco 1Q Net $34.2M; 02/04/2018 – Watsco Raises Dividend to $1.45; 02/04/2018 – WATSCO BOOSTS DIVIDENDS 16% TO $5.80/SHR, EXTENDS PAYOUT STREAK; 02/05/2018 – Wells Fargo Advisors LLC Exits Position in Watsco; 24/04/2018 – Watsco 1Q Rev $926.6M; 09/03/2018 – Watsco & Baird to Co-Host Technology Summit for Institutional Investors; 02/04/2018 – WATSCO BOOSTS QTR DIV/SHR TO $1.45 FROM $1.25, EST. $1.50
More notable recent Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Watsco Completes Refinancing of $500 Million Credit Facility – GlobeNewswire” on December 07, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Longbow Research Downgrades Watsco (NYSE:WSO), Says HVAC Company Could Struggle With Margin Target – Benzinga” published on July 30, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Pay Attention To Watsco – Seeking Alpha” on June 08, 2018. More interesting news about Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Watsco Holds Appeal – Seeking Alpha” published on November 02, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Watsco to Host 2018 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call October 25, 2018 – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: October 10, 2018.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.12, from 1.27 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 23 investors sold Watsco, Inc. shares while 91 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 30.14 million shares or 1.99% more from 29.55 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 22,247 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Avalon Advsr Lc invested in 0.49% or 91,807 shares. Visionary Asset Management invested 0.12% in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Davenport And Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.23% or 561,143 shares in its portfolio. The California-based Destination Wealth Mgmt has invested 0% in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Apg Asset Mngmt Nv has 0.03% invested in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO) for 96,200 shares. Motley Fool Wealth Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.76% or 60,523 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board, Wisconsin-based fund reported 56,223 shares. Washington Bankshares accumulated 835 shares. Rmb Cap Management Ltd Liability holds 0.19% or 45,277 shares in its portfolio. Endurance Wealth Mngmt holds 0.01% or 245 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0% or 25,680 shares. Israel-based Psagot Inv House Ltd has invested 0.03% in Watsco, Inc. (NYSE:WSO). Creative Planning holds 1,160 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Renaissance Techs Llc reported 107,800 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.
Watsco, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration equipment; and related parts and supplies in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $5.23 billion. The firm distributes equipment, including residential central air conditioners; gas, electric, and oil furnaces; commercial air conditioning and heating equipment and systems; and other specialized equipment. It has a 22.9 P/E ratio. It also distributes various parts comprising replacement compressors, evaporator coils, motors, and other component parts; and supplies, such as thermostats, insulation material, refrigerants, ductwork, grills, registers, sheet metal, tools, copper tubing, concrete pads, tapes, adhesives, and other ancillary supplies.
Since August 3, 2018, it had 5 buys, and 1 sale for $426,695 activity. TAUREL SIDNEY also bought $495,846 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares. 2,000 shares valued at $232,838 were bought by Swedish Joseph on Thursday, November 1. $998,835 worth of stock was bought by Rometty Virginia M on Friday, November 2. 1,000 International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares with value of $114,673 were bought by OWENS JAMES W. WADDELL FREDERICK H had bought 2,153 shares worth $249,722 on Thursday, November 1. Gherson Diane J sold 11,451 shares worth $1.67 million.
Analysts await International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) to report earnings on January, 17. They expect $4.86 EPS, down 6.18% or $0.32 from last year’s $5.18 per share. IBM’s profit will be $4.42 billion for 6.14 P/E if the $4.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.42 actual EPS reported by International Business Machines Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 42.11% EPS growth.
Among 10 analysts covering IBM (NYSE:IBM), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. IBM had 12 analyst reports since June 28, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, November 26 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, October 18, the company rating was downgraded by Argus Research. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 17 by Cantor Fitzgerald. BMO Capital Markets maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Wednesday, October 17 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, July 19 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 19 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, July 19 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Monday, July 30 with “Market Perform”. UBS upgraded the shares of IBM in report on Wednesday, September 26 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 30 by UBS.
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