Quantum Capital Management Lifted Jetblue Airways (JBLU) Holding, Silvercrest Asset Management Group Lowered Merck & Co New Com (MRK) Position By $494,972

June 19, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc decreased Merck & Co Inc New Com (MRK) stake by 1.74% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc sold 8,534 shares as Merck & Co Inc New Com (MRK)’s stock declined 2.46%. The Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc holds 483,073 shares with $28.44M value, down from 491,607 last quarter. Merck & Co Inc New Com now has $173.62 billion valuation. The stock rose 1.14% or $0.72 reaching $63.7. About 4.27 million shares traded. Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.16% the S&P500.

Quantum Capital Management increased Jetblue Airways Corp (JBLU) stake by 17.62% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Quantum Capital Management acquired 51,360 shares as Jetblue Airways Corp (JBLU)’s stock rose 5.82%. The Quantum Capital Management holds 342,869 shares with $7.69M value, up from 291,509 last quarter. Jetblue Airways Corp now has $7.57 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.55% or $0.12 reaching $22.92 per share. About 1.57 million shares traded. JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) has risen 18.75% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.05% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Merck & Co. Inc. had 36 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) on Wednesday, April 12 with “Market Perform” rating. Jefferies maintained Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) rating on Tuesday, June 14. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $53 target. On Friday, August 19 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. The stock of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, September 21 by JP Morgan. Jefferies maintained Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) on Thursday, August 27 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 27 by Bank of America. The stock of Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, July 18 by BMO Capital Markets. Societe Generale initiated Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) on Wednesday, April 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas on Tuesday, August 18. Bank of America upgraded the shares of MRK in report on Thursday, October 13 to “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 66 investors sold MRK shares while 603 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 609 raised stakes. 1.96 billion shares or 0.02% more from 1.96 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. St Johns Invest Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 18,628 shares or 0.91% of its portfolio. National Bank & Trust Incorporated stated it has 70,602 shares or 1.84% of all its holdings. Lvm Capital Mgmt Mi reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK). American Economic Planning Adv has 9,009 shares. Fairfield Bush And Communication has 13,125 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough & Comm has 132,956 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 0.37% in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK). Rockland Trust Co has invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK). City invested in 0.18% or 7,736 shares. Valueworks holds 5,978 shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Atlanta Gru owns 37,731 shares. Integrated Wealth Counsel Lc has 1,910 shares. Pring Turner Group Inc accumulated 39,375 shares or 2.47% of the stock. Kentucky-based Hl Fincl Services Lc has invested 0.27% in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK). Payden Rygel stated it has 2.16% of its portfolio in Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK).

Analysts await Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) to report earnings on July, 28. They expect $0.88 EPS, down 5.38% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.93 per share. MRK’s profit will be $2.40B for 18.10 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual EPS reported by Merck & Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc increased Pebblebrook Hotel Tr Com (NYSE:PEB) stake by 629,871 shares to 4.66 million valued at $138.54 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Littelfuse Inc Com (NASDAQ:LFUS) stake by 3,469 shares and now owns 1.25 million shares. City Office Reit Inc Com (NYSE:CIO) was raised too.

Among 10 analysts covering Jetblue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Jetblue Airways had 24 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 13 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, January 4 by Cowen & Co. Argus Research maintained JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) rating on Tuesday, September 8. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $29 target. The stock of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, April 12. On Friday, September 4 the stock rating was maintained by Evercore with “Hold”. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of JBLU in report on Thursday, December 15 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Imperial Capital. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 27 by Argus Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital given on Thursday, December 22. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 25 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.19, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 38 investors sold JBLU shares while 142 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 268.15 million shares or 3.53% more from 259.00 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Peak6 Investments Ltd Partnership reported 0.01% stake. Garrison Bradford Assoc stated it has 144,400 shares or 2.98% of all its holdings. U S Global Invsts owns 1.13% invested in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) for 119,704 shares. Burns J W Communications New York accumulated 20,000 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Princeton Alpha Lp holds 0.06% of its portfolio in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) for 12,762 shares. Par Mgmt reported 0.97% in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). 1.64 million were reported by Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corporation. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.02% or 418,256 shares. Granahan Investment Management Ma owns 340,000 shares or 0.26% of their US portfolio. Raymond James And Assoc reported 138,089 shares. Iron Finance Limited Company invested in 0.19% or 12,500 shares. Laurion Capital Ltd Partnership stated it has 21,500 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 441,291 shares. Lord Abbett And Ltd has invested 0.03% in JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU). Sentinel Trust Lba reported 193,155 shares.

Quantum Capital Management decreased Pimco Etf Tr (BOND) stake by 19,776 shares to 24,560 valued at $2.56M in 2016Q4. It also reduced F5 Networks Inc (NASDAQ:FFIV) stake by 35,786 shares and now owns 29,694 shares. Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) was reduced too.

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