Reilly Herbert Faulkner Iii bought 37,242 shares as the company's stock declined 20.24% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 67,930 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.30M, down from 73,770 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Tractor Supply Co in their top 10 stock positions increased from 4 to 8 for an increase of 4. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $78.49, down from yesterday's close by -0.05%. About 1.31M shares traded or 30.23% up from the average.
Shares of Tractor Supply (NASDAQ TSCO) traded up $1.12 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $79.61. It has underperformed by 54.59% the S&P500.
Loews Corp decreased its stake in Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) by 76.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 247,864 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.61M, up from 218,854 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Tractor Supply Company by 95.5% in the third quarter. The company has market cap of $1.30 billion. The stock increased 1.44% or $3.25 during the last trading session, reaching $228.64. MEGEF's SI was 11.15 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) has declined 4.95% since January 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 8.65% the S&P500.
Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $393,260 activity. Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 90,437 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $4,903,000 after purchasing an additional 7,347 shares in the last quarter. BURKE RICHARD T sold $2.88M worth of stock. (NYSE:C) on Monday, September 28 to "Buy" rating.More news: Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. First Manhattan invested in 0.39% or 942,295 shares. Nomura Hldgs reported 16,874 shares. King Luther Cap Mngmt invested in 2.07 million shares. Solaris Asset Mgmt Limited Com invested in 0.04% or 990 shares. Advantus Cap Management Inc reported 98,302 shares. 3,210 are owned by Natl Asset Mgmt. 265.89 million shares or 1.13% less from 268.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co, a Illinois-based fund reported 3.37 million shares. Adage Gru Limited Liability Company reported 0.03% stake. Utah Retirement Systems has invested 0.78% in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH). Highlander Capital Mgmt Lc reported 200 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.25% invested in The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK). Bartlett & Co Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 400 shares. Redmond Asset Management Llc bought 87,527 shares as the company's stock declined 20.24% while stock markets rallied. Out of 26 Wall Street analysts rating Tractor Supply, 7 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 19 recommend "Hold". Therefore 50% are positive. Intel Corporation had 207 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 15 by Topeka Capital Markets. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy". Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $5200 target. Wolfe Research upgraded Tractor Supply from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. As per Tuesday, June 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. They issued a "neutral" rating for the company. (NYSE:C) rating on Thursday, June 22.
Qci Asset Management Inc, which manages about $2.52 billion and $898.04 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Duke Energy Corp. It also increased its holding in Schlumberger Ltd (NYSE:SLB) by 6,928 shares in the quarter, for a total of 189,511 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares S&P Pref Stk Indx Fn (PFF).
Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. CME's profit would be $387.93 million giving it 33.51 P/E if the $1.14 EPS is correct. The specialty retailer reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.04.
Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $2.97 million activity. Therefore 27% are positive.More news: Keith Jackson, sportscaster with "Whoa, Nelly!" call, dies
Ratings analysis reveals 27% of Tractor Supply's analysts are positive. The stock of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, September 8 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold" on Tuesday, October 3. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, August 25 with "Buy". Raymond James upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Friday, February 10 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Buy" on Tuesday, January 2. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Northcoast.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes. 109.48 million shares or 0.29% more from 109.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Chem Bankshares stated it has 9,277 shares. The hedge fund held 141,489 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.56 million, up from 93,952 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
Tractor Supply Company is an operator of rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Tractor Supply will report full year sales of $1.92 billion for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $7.20 billion to $7.31 billion.More news: Traders Focused Stock: Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST)