What the Technicals Say About Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc reports that it raised its stake in Henry Schein Inc by 3,487 shares in a 13F filing with the SEC. In this case, shares are -1.9% lower, the worst price in 52 weeks suffered on November 10, 2017, but are collecting gains at -23.86% for the past six months. Henry Schein has a 12-month low of $142.64 and a 12-month high of $183.00.

Here are some institutional investors who have increased or decreased their stake in (HSIC). Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL bolstered its holdings by buying 171,000 shares an increase of 111.5% in the quarter.

October 20 investment analysts at Jefferies Group LLC made no change to the stock rating of "Hold" with a current price target of $89.00. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Henry Schein by 150.0% in the 2nd quarter.

For the past 5 years, Henry Schein, Inc.'s EPS growth has been almost 9.3%. National Pension Service lifted its stake in shares of Henry Schein by 9.6% in the second quarter. Henry Schein, Inc. has had earnings per share growth of 9.30% over the past five years.

The stock has a market cap of $10.84B and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 163.06M.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 92.6 Percent.

According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, Henry Schein, Inc. HSIC institutional ownership is held at 92.6% while insider ownership was 0.1%. (HSIC) over recent time; they noted that 3.87 million shares changed at hands contradiction to its average trading volume of 1.76 million. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30.

Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th.

Analysts are predicting earnings per share growth of 8.70% for the current year. The Return on Equity ratio of Henry Schein, Inc. -29.94% (High), -0.33%, (Low).

Henry Schein announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Monday, September 18th that permits the company to buyback $400.00 million in shares. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. To do this, analysts often study the speed and magnitude of a stock's price movements with what are known as momentum indicators. The stock was sold at an average price of $172.51, for a total value of $366,756.26. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 17,841 shares in the company, valued at $3,077,750.91. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was originally posted by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. If you are accessing this article on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright laws. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 2,027,848 shares of the company's stock valued at $358,522,000 after buying an additional 286,929 shares during the last quarter.

HSIC has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their price objective on shares of Henry Schein from $89.00 to $77.00 and set a hold rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded Henry Schein from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Henry Schein from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Reagents Global Market (Hot stocks In Focus) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) tumbled -12.33% year-to-date.

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