Paulus Stoffels, Exec VP – Chief Scientific Off of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Just Unloaded Shares; Brandes Investment Partners LP Lowered State Str (STT) Position By $107.22 Million

Calculated with average price per share of $129.9, Paulus Stoffels, the Johnson & Johnson’s Exec VP – Chief Scientific Off unloaded 155,342 shares of Johnson & Johnson worth roughly $20,172,401 USD. This important sale was filled on February 20, 2018 and is ready for use online on the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s website. Due to the size of the sell there is little probability that it will stay disregarded. Paulus Stoffels right now possess 202,564 shares or 0.01% of Johnson & Johnson’s market cap.

Brandes Investment Partners Lp decreased State Str Corp (STT) stake by 57.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Brandes Investment Partners Lp sold 1.13 million shares as State Str Corp (STT)’s stock rose 0.17%. The Brandes Investment Partners Lp holds 844,053 shares with $80.64M value, down from 1.97 million last quarter. State Str Corp now has $38.16B valuation. The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $103.79. About 1.19M shares traded. State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) has risen 33.09% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.39% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 1.71% or $2.28 during the last trading session, reaching $130.87. About 6.56M shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.

Analysts await Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $2.01 EPS, up 9.84% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.83 per share. JNJ’s profit will be $5.40 billion for 16.28 P/E if the $2.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.74 actual EPS reported by Johnson & Johnson for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.52% EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Johnson & Johnson has $170.0 highest and $90 lowest target. $137.72’s average target is 5.23% above currents $130.87 stock price. Johnson & Johnson had 89 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Wednesday, April 6 by Societe Generale. Atlantic Securities downgraded Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Friday, July 21 to “Sell” rating. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, February 6. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, August 24. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of JNJ in report on Tuesday, July 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, January 16. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, August 2 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, December 1 by Barclays Capital. As per Friday, June 2, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, researches and develops, makes, and sells various products in the health care field worldwide. The company has market cap of $351.59 billion. It operates through three divisions: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices. It has a 278.45 P/E ratio. The Consumer segment offers baby care products under the JOHNSON'S brand; oral care products under the LISTERINE brand; beauty products under the AVEENO, CLEAN & CLEAR, DABAO, JOHNSON'S Adult, LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS, NEUTROGENA, RoC, and OGX brands; over-the-counter medicines, including acetaminophen products under the TYLENOL brand; cold, flu, and allergy products under the SUDAFED brand; allergy products under the BENADRYL and ZYRTEC brands; ibuprofen products under the MOTRIN IB brand; and acid reflux products under the PEPCID brand.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 45 investors sold Johnson & Johnson shares while 871 reduced holdings. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 1.71 billion shares or 0.90% less from 1.73 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tctc Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.68% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Cap Sarl stated it has 0.46% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Sageworth reported 5,001 shares. Arrowgrass Capital Ptnrs (Us) Lp owns 52,651 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. 523,060 were accumulated by Kornitzer Cap Management Ks. Garrison Bradford & Assocs Inc, New York-based fund reported 3,700 shares. West Oak Capital Lc has invested 1.48% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). 66,016 were accumulated by Prospector Limited Liability. Mcmillion Cap Management Inc holds 36,465 shares. Iberiabank Corp accumulated 69,635 shares or 1.52% of the stock. 11,736 were reported by Miles Cap. St Germain D J holds 2.38% or 145,938 shares. Franklin invested 0.47% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). California-based Endurant Capital Mgmt Lp has invested 2.23% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Contravisory Invest invested in 2.38% or 51,326 shares.

Analysts await State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.56 earnings per share, up 28.93% or $0.35 from last year’s $1.21 per share. STT’s profit will be $573.53M for 16.63 P/E if the $1.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.83 actual earnings per share reported by State Street Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.75% negative EPS growth.

Brandes Investment Partners Lp increased Alexander & Baldwin Inc New (NYSE:ALEX) stake by 13,034 shares to 53,018 valued at $2.46M in 2017Q3. It also upped Kelly Svcs Inc (NASDAQ:KELYA) stake by 47,935 shares and now owns 97,369 shares. Fti Consulting Inc (NYSE:FCN) was raised too.

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