Polygon Management LTD Boosted Its Shire Plc (SHPG) Stake by $1.36 Million; Hahn Capital Management Stake in Agilent Technologies (A) Has Trimmed by $821.24 Million as Stock Price Declined

May 21, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Hahn Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Agilent Technologies (A) by 2.05% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hahn Capital Management Llc sold 12,263 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 586,518 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $39.28 billion, down from 598,781 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hahn Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Agilent Technologies for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $21.18B market cap company. The stock increased 2.11% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $65.68. About 2.02M shares traded. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 25.85% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.30% the S&P500.

Polygon Management Ltd increased its stake in Shire Plc (SHPG) by 5.68% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Polygon Management Ltd bought 8,790 shares as the company’s stock declined 17.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 163,414 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $25.35 million, up from 154,624 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Polygon Management Ltd who had been investing in Shire Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $50.98B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $168.8. About 441,908 shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has declined 27.67% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.22% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 79 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was initiated by Evercore. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by Liberum Capital. Jefferies maintained Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Wednesday, December 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Monday, February 19. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of SHPG in report on Friday, June 30 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 3 report. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 11. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 22 by Cowen & Co.

More notable recent Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Takeda and Shire: A Pricey Marriage” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Tracking John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 18, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Biogen, Shire called out by FDA for ‘gaming’ generic access rule” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Shire’s Share Prices And Takeda’s Deal Price Are Getting Closer” published on April 26, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Takeda Turns Up The Heat On Shire” with publication date: April 24, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.45, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 40 investors sold A shares while 198 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 269.93 million shares or 0.89% more from 267.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Td Asset Mgmt invested 0.06% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). First Manhattan accumulated 0.02% or 59,593 shares. Savings Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp reported 0.1% stake. Capital Fund Mngmt invested in 0.08% or 229,620 shares. Dimensional Fund Lp invested 0.02% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Patten Gru accumulated 7 shares. Rockefeller Svcs Incorporated stated it has 0% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). Warren Averett Asset Limited Liability Com has 365 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited invested in 0.02% or 4,174 shares. Pinnacle Prns reported 3,474 shares stake. Moreover, Amalgamated Bankshares has 0.07% invested in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 41,105 shares. Baystate Wealth Lc owns 260 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Corp holds 654,493 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Amf Pensionsforsakring, a Sweden-based fund reported 679,587 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 16,476 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

More notable recent Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Agilent Technologies Announces Webcasts for the Investment Community” on May 18, 2018, also Ft.com with their article: “NYSE plan to expand floor-traded stocks hits snag” published on April 25, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) Declines 9.70%” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) were released by: Forbes.com and their article: “The Week Ahead: Are You Still Worried About A Bear Market?” published on May 19, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Valeant Pharmaceuticals: Worth At Least $30” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

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