Puzo Michael J Upped By $1.35 Million Its Danaher (DHR) Position; Educational Development (EDUC) Shorts Increased By 9.57%

June 19, 2017 - By marketbeat

Puzo Michael J increased Danaher Corp (DHR) stake by 96.8% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Puzo Michael J acquired 17,570 shares as Danaher Corp (DHR)’s stock declined 2.27%. The Puzo Michael J holds 35,720 shares with $2.78M value, up from 18,150 last quarter. Danaher Corp now has $59.26B valuation. The stock rose 0.94% or $0.79 reaching $85.27 per share. About 1.62 million shares traded. Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has risen 10.62% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500.

Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) had an increase of 9.57% in short interest. EDUC’s SI was 175,200 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 9.57% from 159,900 shares previously. With 6,200 avg volume, 28 days are for Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC)’s short sellers to cover EDUC’s short positions. The SI to Educational Development’s float is 5.6%. About 1,300 shares traded. Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) has declined 40.34% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.04% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.43 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.31 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 4 investors sold Educational Development Corporation shares while 3 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 357,306 shares or 6.18% less from 380,861 shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 21,194 were accumulated by Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability. 700 were accumulated by Ancora Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation. The California-based First Wilshire Secs Mgmt has invested 0.11% in Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC). Vanguard Group Incorporated holds 0% or 106,150 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp stated it has 93,234 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Bank accumulated 0% or 37 shares. Renaissance Limited Liability Company accumulated 19,731 shares. Blackrock Inv Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC). Bridgeway Mngmt owns 65,400 shares. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC). Blackrock Fund Advisors reported 0% in Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC). Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 0% or 79 shares in its portfolio.

Educational Development Corporation is a publisher of the line of educational children’s books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited (Usborne). The company has market cap of $40.94 million. The Firm also owns Kane Miller Book Publishers. It has a 14.49 P/E ratio. The Firm sells books through two divisions: Home Business Division (Usborne Books & More or UBAM) and Publishing Division (EDC Publishing).

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $35.92 million activity. LUTZ ROBERT S sold 34,168 shares worth $2.87 million. The insider LOHR WALTER G sold 10,578 shares worth $891,937. COMAS DANIEL L sold $5.43 million worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) on Wednesday, February 1. Joyce Thomas Patrick JR also sold $16.44M worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) shares. 6,044 shares were sold by Lalor Angela S, worth $521,017. $2.87 million worth of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) shares were sold by Raskas Daniel. 10,578 shares valued at $891,620 were sold by SCHWIETERS JOHN T on Wednesday, February 15.

Among 15 analysts covering Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Danaher Corporation had 48 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, September 4. As per Thursday, October 1, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, July 11 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, September 30 the stock rating was initiated by Leerink Swann with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Friday, October 23. The stock of Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 23. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $88 target in Friday, April 21 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of DHR in report on Tuesday, April 19 with “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, December 8 by Goldman Sachs.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.31 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 55 investors sold DHR shares while 315 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 406 raised stakes. 508.19 million shares or 0.53% more from 505.49 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Fdx Advsr Incorporated holds 0.08% or 37,834 shares. Toronto Dominion Bancshares holds 116,755 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 20,979 were reported by Cambridge Advisors. Pioneer Tru Commercial Bank N A Or accumulated 46,198 shares. Alyeska Group Incorporated Limited Partnership stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). 534,970 are owned by Johnson Counsel. Family Capital Trust Co has 32,171 shares for 1.44% of their portfolio. Finemark Bank & Trust And Tru reported 0.44% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR). Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio holds 2.73% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) or 258,623 shares. Stratos Wealth Partners has 3,846 shares. Chicago Equity Prtnrs Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 6,405 shares in its portfolio. Fifth Third Bancorporation accumulated 452,485 shares. Third Point Ltd Co accumulated 3.25 million shares. Leavell Invest Mngmt holds 0.09% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) or 8,098 shares. Pictet & Cie (Europe) invested 1.72% in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR).

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.

Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our free daily email newsletter: