Bridges Investment Management Has Raised Amgen Com (AMGN) Position; Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (CCO)’s Sentiment Is 1.89

Bridges Investment Management Inc increased Amgen Inc Com (AMGN) stake by 42.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Management Inc acquired 16,590 shares as Amgen Inc Com (AMGN)’s stock declined 9.68%. The Bridges Investment Management Inc holds 55,688 shares with $10.38M value, up from 39,098 last quarter. Amgen Inc Com now has $129.49B valuation. The stock increased 2.81% or $4.9 during the last trading session, reaching $179.52. About 5.96 million shares traded or 79.38% up from the average. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500.

Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., an outdoor advertising company, owns and operates advertising display faces. The company has market cap of $1.72 billion. It operates in two divisions, Americas Outdoor Advertising and International Outdoor Advertising (International). It has a 279.41 P/E ratio. The firm offers advertising services through billboards comprising bulletins and posters; street furniture displays, including advertising surfaces on bus shelters, information kiosks, freestanding units, and other public structures; transit displays, which are advertising surfaces on various types of vehicles or within transit systems; and other out-of-home advertising displays, such as wallscapes and spectaculars, as well as mall displays and other small displays.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $836,311 activity. 1,525 shares were sold by Harper Sean E, worth $269,666.

Among 25 analysts covering Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Amgen Inc. has $220 highest and $160 lowest target. $193.66’s average target is 7.88% above currents $179.52 stock price. Amgen Inc. had 86 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 26. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, February 2. Piper Jaffray maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Mizuho. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, June 19. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, December 18. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities. Oppenheimer maintained Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) on Friday, July 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy” on Monday, February 12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 58 investors sold AMGN shares while 511 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 453 raised stakes. 555.05 million shares or 0.41% less from 557.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ny State Teachers Retirement System reported 1.29 million shares. First Merchants Corporation has 1,275 shares. Sabal holds 2.6% or 139,706 shares in its portfolio. Gamco Et Al reported 11,332 shares stake. 19,624 are held by Rowland & Company Counsel Adv. Boston Advsrs Ltd Liability has 0.97% invested in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) for 230,137 shares. Chesley Taft And Associates Ltd Liability Co owns 9,387 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. 18,510 are held by Narwhal Capital Management. Gratry And Limited Liability, a Ohio-based fund reported 1,645 shares. The Maryland-based First Fincl Bank has invested 0.84% in Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN). Salem Capital Management stated it has 1,200 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Highvista Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.11% or 2,700 shares in its portfolio. Guardian Mgmt stated it has 16,236 shares or 3.34% of all its holdings. Fortaleza Asset Incorporated reported 3,680 shares or 1.25% of all its holdings. 1,285 are held by Oxbow Advisors Ltd Liability Company.

The stock increased 2.15% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $4.75. About 51,206 shares traded. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (CCO) has declined 26.72% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.42% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Clear Channel Outdoor’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Clear Channel Outdoor, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $5.5 while the high is $5.75. The stock’s average target of $5.63 is 18.53% above today’s ($4.75) share price. CCO was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 13, 2016. The stock of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 24 by Wedbush. Loop Capital initiated it with “Sell” rating and $5.5 target in Tuesday, September 13 report.

Analysts await Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.04 EPS, down 85.71% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.28 per share. CCO’s profit will be $14.46M for 29.69 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.17 actual EPS reported by Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -123.53% EPS growth.