Next Century Growth Investors Llc sold 51,521 shares as the company's stock rose 53.09% with the market. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 9,640 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $341,000 after buying an additional 511 shares in the last quarter.
The stock increased 0.77% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $11.79. About 872,699 shares traded. Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER) has risen 42.59% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12. This target by Jefferies indicates the possibile upside of 4.68 % from the stock close price. Atika Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 90,000 shares or 1.22% of the stock. Antipodean Advisors Llc who had been investing in Exact Sciences Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.29 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.83% or $2.09 during the last trading session, reaching $52.54. Also, insider Graham Peter Lidgard sold 45,775 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. Advisory Rech stated it has 0.09% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). It has outperformed by 441.54% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $6.29 billion company.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q3 2017. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned ($0.36) earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that EXACT Sciences Co. will post -1.1 EPS for the current fiscal year. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold Exact Sciences Corporation shares while 81 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. Oppenheimer & Close Llc owns 259,116 shares or 2.87% of their USA portfolio. Aqr Mgmt Ltd holds 0.01% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) or 213,553 shares. BidaskClub raised shares of EXACT Sciences from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Private Advisor Group Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 13,040 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Trexquant Invest Ltd Partnership holds 0.14% or 12,145 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Price Michael F has invested 0.25% in the stock. Manning & Napier Advisors Limited Liability reported 0.04% stake.
EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. Comml Bank Of America De invested 0% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). The stock of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, July 20. Skylands Capital Ltd Llc holds 236,300 shares. Redwood Invests Ltd Liability Com accumulated 110,051 shares. Citigroup Inc has 1.20 million shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $59.14, for a total transaction of $8,149,787.70.
Analysts await Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) to report earnings on February, 20. BRT's profit will be $2.80 million for 14.74 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) has risen 458.24% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. About 1.36 million shares traded. Benchmark reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $60.00 target price (up from $50.00) on shares of EXACT Sciences in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Therefore 53% are positive. Baird increased their price objective on EXACT Sciences from $49.00 to $56.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Canaccord Genuity maintained Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) on Wednesday, June 7 with "Buy" rating. As per Thursday, October 8, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The company was upgraded on Friday, July 24 by Lake Street. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and ten have given a buy recommendation to the company. EXACT Sciences has a 52 week low of $5.36 and a 52 week high of $24.50. The stock has "Buy" rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, October 31.
Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $10.18 million activity. The insider COWARD D SCOTT sold $1.37 million.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.27 in 2017Q2.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Frontier Cap has 916,713 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Finally, Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its position in EXACT Sciences by 25.9% in the second quarter. Commonwealth Equity Svcs Incorporated holds 13,573 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,177 shares of the medical research company's stock worth $150,000 after acquiring an additional 3,072 shares in the last quarter. Raymond James Assocs stated it has 0% in Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ:OMER). Cwm Ltd holds 0% in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG) or 282 shares. 27,948 are owned by Metropolitan Life Com Ny. Stevens Cap Mngmt LP has invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Regency Centers Corporation (NYSE:REG). Comml Bank Of Hawaii invested in 3,308 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems owns 30,737 shares for 0% of their portfolio. C A S reported 153,130 shares. The hedge fund run by Robert Rodriguez held 69,867 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.42 million, up from 54,203 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Norges Bank bought a new stake in EXACT Sciences during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,200,000.
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