Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co Has Raised Costco Wholesale (COST) Position; Archford Capital Strategies Lifted Sysco Com (SYY) Position

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Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co increased Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) stake by 300.91% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co acquired 28,385 shares as Costco Wholesale Corp (COST)’s stock declined 1.86%. The Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co holds 37,818 shares with $7.04M value, up from 9,433 last quarter. Costco Wholesale Corp now has $85.78 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $195.48. About 1.57 million shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 14.69% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.14% the S&P500.

Archford Capital Strategies Llc increased Sysco Corp Com (SYY) stake by 76.44% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Archford Capital Strategies Llc acquired 6,300 shares as Sysco Corp Com (SYY)’s stock declined 2.24%. The Archford Capital Strategies Llc holds 14,542 shares with $883,000 value, up from 8,242 last quarter. Sysco Corp Com now has $32.80B valuation. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $62.95. About 2.99M shares traded. Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has risen 14.07% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.52% the S&P500.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 insider sales for $15.63 million activity. Moskowitz Paul T had sold 15,333 shares worth $981,312 on Monday, May 7. Shurts Wayne also sold $959,712 worth of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) on Wednesday, December 13. Bertrand Greg D sold $4.92M worth of stock. Goetz William W sold $702,026 worth of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) on Tuesday, January 16. Libby Russell T. sold 13,334 shares worth $809,240. TILGHMAN RICHARD G also sold $303,100 worth of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Sysco Corporation has $74.0 highest and $29 lowest target. $60.35’s average target is -4.13% below currents $62.95 stock price. Sysco Corporation had 60 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 15 by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, January 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. JP Morgan maintained Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) rating on Tuesday, August 16. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $57 target. The stock of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, November 19. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, February 6. Deutsche Bank initiated Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) on Monday, July 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by Goldman Sachs. Pivotal Research maintained it with “Hold” rating and $53 target in Tuesday, November 8 report.

Archford Capital Strategies Llc decreased Ishares National Muni Bond Etf (MUB) stake by 3,928 shares to 9,482 valued at $1.05M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Disney Walt Co Disney Com (NYSE:DIS) stake by 3,974 shares and now owns 7,249 shares. Vanguard World Fds Vanguard Information (VGT) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 46 investors sold SYY shares while 345 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes. 400.42 million shares or 2.21% less from 409.47 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cibc World Corp stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Btim Corp owns 353,538 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has invested 0.57% of its portfolio in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Co holds 1,926 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 143,936 are owned by Andra Ap. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0.04% or 771,028 shares. Da Davidson And Company holds 80,658 shares. Bryn Mawr has invested 1.08% of its portfolio in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Somerville Kurt F reported 8,575 shares. Arrow Fincl has invested 0.01% in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Schmidt P J Inv Management has 0.27% invested in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Hilltop Hldgs Incorporated, a Texas-based fund reported 3,958 shares. Moreover, Ing Groep Nv has 0.06% invested in Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) for 55,079 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan, Michigan-based fund reported 140,479 shares. 490,247 are held by M&T Financial Bank Corporation.

More recent Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Sysco: Not Messing Around” on May 08, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Sysco Reports Third Quarter Earnings” on May 07, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Sysco Corporation 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” with publication date: May 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 32 analysts covering Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Costco Wholesale has $230.0 highest and $144.0 lowest target. $191.44’s average target is -2.07% below currents $195.48 stock price. Costco Wholesale had 127 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Northcoast to “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $182.0 target in Friday, October 6 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of COST in report on Friday, May 26 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by Piper Jaffray. Wells Fargo upgraded Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) on Monday, April 16 to “Outperform” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of COST in report on Monday, May 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Friday, October 6. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of COST in report on Wednesday, June 1 to “Buy” rating. As per Friday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Friday, October 2 by Sterne Agee CRT.

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co decreased Blackrock Inc (NYSE:BLK) stake by 665 shares to 40,170 valued at $20.64 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Alphabet Inc stake by 306 shares and now owns 17,918 shares. Paychex Inc (NASDAQ:PAYX) was reduced too.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Volvo Offers Employee New Car Pricing to Costco Members” on May 04, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports April Sales Results” published on May 10, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Is Prime Really Beating Costco Wholesale Corporation?” on April 24, 2018. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “What Costco’s 14% Dividend Boost Means” published on May 01, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Buffett’s Berkshire 13F Confirms Increase in Apple (AAPL) Stake Along with Increase in Holdings of Teva (TEVA) (More…)” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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