As Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Share Value Rose, Holder Nomura Holdings Lifted Its Holding; Baupost Group Has Boosted Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI) Holding by $12.00 Million as Share Value Rose

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Nomura Holdings Inc increased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 1238.52% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nomura Holdings Inc bought 426,050 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 460,450 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $64.50M, up from 34,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $344.10B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.12% or $1.45 during the last trading session, reaching $128.3. About 2.55M shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 3.75% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.75% the S&P500. Some Historical JNJ News: 17/04/2018 – J&J JNJ.N REAFFIRMS FY 2018 ADJUSTED SHR VIEW $8.00 TO $8.20; 16/03/2018 – J&J nears diabetes device exit with $2.1 bln LifeScan sale; 07/05/2018 – JANSSEN PHARMA – FDA APPROVAL OF DARZALEX IN COMBINATION WITH BORTEZOMIB, MELPHALAN AND PREDNISONE MARKS ITS FIFTH INDICATION IN MULTIPLE MYELOMA; 15/05/2018 – BNY Mellon Adds Aptiv, Cuts J&J, Buys More Netflix: 13F; 30/04/2018 – Johnson & Johnson Vision Introduces Artificial-Intelligence Powered Virtual Assistant for Contact Lenses; 17/04/2018 – J&J – DISCUSSIONS REGARDING SPECIFIC FUTURE ACTIONS IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN ARE ONGOING; 27/03/2018 – FDA: Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.- COACH® Self-Adhering Sports Wrap (size: 3in); 25/05/2018 – CN RAIL CEO JJ RUEST SPEAKS IN BNN BLOOMBERG TV INTERVIEW; 27/03/2018 – FDA: Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.- COACH® Self-Adhering Sports Wrap (size: 2in); 29/05/2018 – Novo Nordisk’s oral diabetes drug beats Jardiance in study

Baupost Group Llc increased its stake in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (SBGI) by 16.67% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baupost Group Llc bought 428,698 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.33% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 3.00M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $85.05M, up from 2.57 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baupost Group Llc who had been investing in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.90B market cap company. The stock increased 0.08% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $29.8. About 378,698 shares traded. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) has declined 15.08% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.08% the S&P500. Some Historical SBGI News: 09/05/2018 – SINCLAIR: VETTING OF STATION BUYERS BY JUSTICE DEPT NEARING END; 16/04/2018 – Sen. Dick Durbin: Durbin Questions FCC On Sinclair Dictating Content To Local News Stations While It Weighs Proposed Mega-Merge; 09/05/2018 – Sinclair Provides Additional Info About Agreements to Sell TV Stations Related to Closing Tribune Media Acquisition; 03/04/2018 – Sinclair Employees Say Contracts Make It Too Expensive to Quit; 09/05/2018 – Sinclair Broadcast Reaches Agreement for Multi-Yr Renewals of 34 Fox Affiliations; 17/05/2018 – Sinclair Broadcast Class A Favored by 8 Hedge Funds, 13Fs Show; 03/04/2018 – Trump blasts the news media as ‘fakers’ and defends Sinclair; 24/04/2018 – SINCLAIR IN PACTS TO SELL TV STATIONS; 03/04/2018 – Trump’s Support Doesn’t Insulate Sinclair From a Plunging Market; 09/05/2018 – SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP INC – REACHES AGREEMENT FOR MULTI-YEAR RENEWALS OF 34 FOX AFFILIATIONS

More recent Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Is Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI) a Great Stock for Value Investors? – Nasdaq” on February 19, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Sinclair Broadcast Group Shareholders Need Not Worry About FCC Chairman’s Concerns – Seeking Alpha” on July 18, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Year in Review: Stock market’s struggle in 2018 hits Greater Baltimore companies – Baltimore Business Journal” with publication date: December 26, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Baupost Group Llc, which manages about $29.88B and $13.01B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) by 361,515 shares to 4.74 million shares, valued at $255.88M in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Since November 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $158,390 activity.

Among 9 analysts covering Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:SBGI), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc had 30 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 2 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 8 by FBR Capital. Wedbush maintained the shares of SBGI in report on Thursday, February 23 with “Outperform” rating. Stephens maintained Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) rating on Tuesday, January 16. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $47.0 target. Wedbush maintained Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) rating on Tuesday, September 27. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $36 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) rating on Tuesday, September 26. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $43.0 target. The company was upgraded on Thursday, November 3 by Stephens. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) on Wednesday, July 5 with “Buy” rating. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 5 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 10 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.23, from 1.1 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 40 investors sold SBGI shares while 54 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 61.62 million shares or 18.08% less from 75.22 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Cap Mgmt Corporation Va owns 420,407 shares for 3.04% of their portfolio. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability reported 30,297 shares stake. Dupont Mgmt owns 21,985 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mgmt Corporation reported 0.01% in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI). Moreover, Parametric Associate Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) for 96,080 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 82,084 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Howe And Rusling invested 0% of its portfolio in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI). Blackrock stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI). Teton Advsrs holds 0.08% or 33,000 shares. Vanguard Group Incorporated accumulated 7.23M shares. Commonwealth Fincl Bank Of accumulated 0% or 8,300 shares. Finance Architects has invested 0% in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI). Voya Invest Lc owns 28,714 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Gam Hldgs Ag has 0.02% invested in Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI). Gamco Et Al invested in 0.05% or 252,343 shares.

Since August 27, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 8 sales for $79.44 million activity. 29,000 shares valued at $3.91 million were sold by Sneed Michael E on Monday, August 27. The insider Fasolo Peter sold 166,695 shares worth $24.41 million. On Friday, December 14 PRINCE CHARLES bought $268,731 worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 2,000 shares. Shares for $5.77 million were sold by Duato Joaquin. On Friday, December 14 MULCAHY ANNE M bought $100,050 worth of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 748 shares. 264,465 shares were sold by Gorsky Alex, worth $38.60M.

Nomura Holdings Inc, which manages about $28.50 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) by 369,226 shares to 480,774 shares, valued at $25.87 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Nxp Semiconductors Nv (Put) (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 206,200 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 113,300 shares, and cut its stake in Waste Management Inc (NYSE:WM).

Among 25 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 110 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $130 target in Wednesday, April 20 report. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $144.0 target in Wednesday, October 19 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, October 18. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of JNJ in report on Thursday, October 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 12. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $145.0 target in Tuesday, August 15 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 26. The rating was initiated by UBS on Tuesday, September 22 with “Buy”. Atlantic Securities initiated Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Friday, December 18 with “Neutral” rating.

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