Jana Partners Has Decreased Its Boston Scientific (BSX) Holding; Omega Advisors Upped Its Citigroup (C) Stake

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Omega Advisors Inc increased Citigroup Inc (C) stake by 37.81% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Omega Advisors Inc acquired 258,600 shares as Citigroup Inc (C)’s stock rose 4.79%. The Omega Advisors Inc holds 942,500 shares with $63.07M value, up from 683,900 last quarter. Citigroup Inc now has $142.50B valuation. The stock decreased 2.85% or $1.71 during the last trading session, reaching $58.35. About 24.28 million shares traded or 38.83% up from the average. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 2.50% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.12% the S&P500. Some Historical C News: 23/04/2018 – Galaxy Resources Target Price Cut 2.2% to A$4.50/Share by Citi; 06/03/2018 – Citigroup, Zurich Insurance consortium to develop cyber security norms – FT; 21/03/2018 – Cash Cow: Morgan Stanley, Citi plan Brexit job moves – sources| Reuters; 20/03/2018 – CHINESE END-USER STEEL DEMAND TO RISE 1.5% IN 2018, SAYS CITI; 04/04/2018 – GALICIA, CITI, BAPRO, HSBC, ITAU TO SELL BUENOS AIRES 7-YR BOND; 18/04/2018 – JPMorgan, Citigroup Win Top FX Market Share in Greenwich Ranking; 26/04/2018 – CITIGROUP’S DON CALLAHAN, HEAD OF OPERATIONS & TECH, TO DEPART; 24/04/2018 – CITIGROUP CEO CORBAT COMMENTS ON CARD DEAL AT ANNUAL MEETING; 20/03/2018 – CITI CHIEF ECONOMIST PAUL BRENNAN SPEAKS AT PERTH CONFERENCE; 15/05/2018 – Olin Presenting at Citi SMID Conference Jun 6

Jana Partners Llc decreased Boston Scientific Corp (BSX) stake by 33.59% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Jana Partners Llc sold 1.59M shares as Boston Scientific Corp (BSX)’s stock rose 14.84%. The Jana Partners Llc holds 3.14 million shares with $102.60 million value, down from 4.72M last quarter. Boston Scientific Corp now has $49.10 billion valuation. The stock decreased 3.51% or $1.29 during the last trading session, reaching $35.48. About 7.40M shares traded. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has risen 25.61% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical BSX News: 28/03/2018 – BSX TO APPEAL US PATENT OFFICE INTER PARTES REVIEW FINDING; 25/04/2018 – BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SEES 2Q ADJ EPS 33C TO 35C, EST. 35C; 31/05/2018 – Boston Scientific Doesn’t Expect to Recognize Any Added Chgs Related to Resolution of 2011-2013 Tax Years; 16/04/2018 – Boston Scientific: Deal Includes Up to $125M Milestones Over Four Years; 16/04/2018 – Boston Scientific: Europan Patent Office Revokes Edwards ‘550 Patent; 25/04/2018 – Boston Scientific 1Q EPS 21c; 03/04/2018 – Boston Scientific Buys Securus Medical Group; 14/05/2018 – Boston Scientific at AllianceBernstein Conference May 31; 25/04/2018 – BSX SEES FY ADJ EPS $1.37 TO $1.41, SAW $1.35 TO $1.39; 21/03/2018 – Boston Scientific to Pay Up to Additional $100M in Potential Comml Milestone Payments to NxTher

Jana Partners Llc increased Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 3,919 shares to 274,766 valued at $50.86M in 2018Q2. It also upped Pinnacle Foods Inc Del (NYSE:PF) stake by 4.86M shares and now owns 10.22M shares. Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:EA) was raised too.

More notable recent Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Management on Citi’s 2018 Global Healthcare Conference Call (Transcript) – Seeking Alpha” on December 06, 2018, also Forbes.com with their article: “MedSurg Will Likely Drive Boston Scientific’s Near-Term Earnings Growth – Forbes” published on November 29, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Boston Scientific to buy British medical device firm for $4.2B – Boston Business Journal” on November 20, 2018. More interesting news about Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Medtronic slips 2% premarket on device injuries – Seeking Alpha” published on November 26, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Boston Scientific, CME, DaVita, Skyworks, Spirit Air, AMD, Nvidia and More – 24/7 Wall St.” with publication date: November 28, 2018.

Since June 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 selling transactions for $20.51 million activity. $1.14 million worth of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) was sold by Mirviss Jeffrey B.. Shares for $4.19 million were sold by Mahoney Michael F on Monday, September 10. Sununu John E sold $2,511 worth of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) on Wednesday, August 15. Thepaut Eric Francis Yves had sold 23,458 shares worth $879,886 on Friday, November 9. The insider Ballinger Kevin J. sold $2.34 million. On Monday, September 10 Sorenson John Bradley sold $358,607 worth of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) or 10,000 shares. Nanavaty Maulik sold $874,446 worth of stock or 23,458 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Boston Scientific Corp had 11 analyst reports since June 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, July 26 by Morgan Stanley. Raymond James maintained Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) rating on Tuesday, September 4. Raymond James has “Strong Buy” rating and $41 target. On Tuesday, September 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 2 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 26 by Argus Research. On Thursday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) on Monday, September 17 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.02, from 1.2 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 38 investors sold BSX shares while 177 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. 1.21 billion shares or 2.60% more from 1.18 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported. 2.24M are owned by Asset Mgmt One Limited. Tarbox Family Office has 377 shares. 5,731 were accumulated by Peak6 Invests Lp. Susquehanna Grp Limited Liability Partnership invested in 9,308 shares. Captrust Advsr holds 3,129 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Daiwa Securities Group Inc has invested 0.09% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 408,496 shares. Systematic Lp invested in 0.01% or 17,000 shares. Mackay Shields Limited Liability Corp owns 275,768 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Stevens Capital Mngmt Lp holds 0.05% or 45,672 shares. Moreover, Massmutual Trust Fsb Adv has 0% invested in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). Atria Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.01% in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 237,770 shares. Northern Tru reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX). Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Asset Mgmt Inc holds 55,154 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.37 earnings per share, up 8.82% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.34 per share. BSX’s profit will be $512.00 million for 23.97 P/E if the $0.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by Boston Scientific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.71% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in Q2 2018. Its the same as in 2018Q1. It is flat, as 74 investors sold C shares while 455 reduced holdings. only 108 funds opened positions while 433 raised stakes. 1.86 billion shares or 2.08% less from 1.90 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Oldfield Prns Llp accumulated 1.14 million shares. Northern Corp reported 32.28 million shares stake. Schneider Capital Mgmt accumulated 6.46% or 491,658 shares. Kentucky-based Field And Main Bankshares has invested 1.01% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Burney Co stated it has 134,551 shares. Alpine Woods Cap Investors Ltd Co holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 21,680 shares. Court Place Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.11% or 4,018 shares. Comerica Secs has invested 0.09% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Prio Wealth Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 3,702 shares. The Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Com has invested 0.07% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). 15,242 are owned by Palladium Limited Liability Corporation. Pictet Bankshares & Limited holds 0.71% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) or 31,029 shares. Zuckerman Gp Limited holds 0.24% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) or 15,000 shares. Excalibur Corporation owns 3,655 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Kistler holds 0.24% or 8,054 shares.

Omega Advisors Inc decreased Dish Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) stake by 185,000 shares to 1.04M valued at $34.82 million in 2018Q2. It also reduced Altisource Portfolio Solutions (NASDAQ:ASPS) stake by 39,965 shares and now owns 978,703 shares. Alphabet Inc was reduced too.

Among 3 analysts covering Citigroup (NYSE:C), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Citigroup had 5 analyst reports since June 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 20 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of C in report on Monday, July 16 with “Overweight” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, July 16 by BMO Capital Markets. Oppenheimer maintained Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on Monday, July 16 with “Outperformer” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, September 27.

More notable recent Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Citigroup Shares Are Down 5% Thursday – Motley Fool” on December 06, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Pro: Citigroup (NYSE:C) Should Acquire Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) – Benzinga” published on December 04, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Citigroup: Not Necessarily Cheaper Than Its Peers – Seeking Alpha” on November 20, 2018. More interesting news about Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Dan Nathan’s Citigroup Options Trade (NYSE:C) – Benzinga” published on December 03, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “3 Bank Stocks Falling on Inverted-Yield-Curve Fears – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: December 06, 2018.

Since July 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $34,605 activity. $34,605 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shares were sold by AKRAM RAJA.

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