Buffington Mohr Mcneal Lifted Its Becton Dickinson & Co Com (BDX) Position by $2.08 Million; Towerview Has Boosted Its Stake in Alico (ALCO) as Shares Declined

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Towerview Llc increased its stake in Alico Inc (ALCO) by 25.23% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Towerview Llc bought 16,628 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.01% with the market. The institutional investor held 82,541 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.79M, up from 65,913 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Towerview Llc who had been investing in Alico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $223.06M market cap company. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $29.89. About 34,601 shares traded or 295.12% up from the average. Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) has risen 2.28% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.28% the S&P500. Some Historical ALCO News: 07/05/2018 – Alico 2Q Rev $35.6M; 07/05/2018 – ALICO INC – QTRLY ADJ SHR $0.25; 07/05/2018 – ALICO INC – QTRLY TOTAL OPERATING REVENUES $35.6 MLN VS $56.2 MLN; 07/05/2018 – ALICO INC – QTRLY SHR LOSS $0.67; 07/05/2018 – Alico 2Q Loss/Shr 67c; 21/04/2018 DJ Alico Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ALCO)

Buffington Mohr Mcneal increased its stake in Becton Dickinson & Co Com (BDX) by 83.02% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Buffington Mohr Mcneal bought 8,014 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 17,667 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.61 million, up from 9,653 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Buffington Mohr Mcneal who had been investing in Becton Dickinson & Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $65.93 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.49% or $1.21 during the last trading session, reaching $245.05. About 874,601 shares traded. Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) has risen 8.55% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.55% the S&P500. Some Historical BDX News: 27/04/2018 – Becton Dickinson: John Groetelaars to Leave to Join Another Company; 22/03/2018 – BECTON DICKINSON AND CO – BECAME AWARE OF CONCERNS ABOUT INACCURATE LEAD TEST RESULTS FROM MAGELLAN DIAGNOSTICS LEADCARE TESTING SYSTEMS; 03/05/2018 – Becton Dickinson 2Q Adj EPS $2.65; 22/03/2018 – BD INSTRUCTIONS FOR SOME BD VACUTAINER® BLOOD COLLECTION TUBES; 22/03/2018 – U.S. FDA-CONCLUDED THAT STUDIES PERFORMED BY BD WERE ROBUST & SHOWED THERE WAS SIGNIFICANT CHANCE OF FALSE RESULTS WITH MAGELLAN’S LEADCARE TESTS; 28/04/2018 – FDA: Becton Dickinson & Co.- BD MAX DNA MMK Lab Use, catalog no. 442828; 26/04/2018 – BD Launches BD FACSymphony™ S6 High Parameter Cell Sorter to Enable Sorting of Rare Cell Types; 22/03/2018 – U.S FDA SAYS CONTINUES TO RECOMMEND THAT MAGELLAN LEAD TESTS NOT BE USED WITH BLOOD SAMPLES TAKEN FROM THE VEIN; 19/03/2018 – BECTON DICKINSON AND CO – BD WILL RECEIVE $435 MLN IN CASH; 09/03/2018 FDA: Becton Dickinson & Co.- Difco” Agar Noble, 500g bottle Noble Agar is a solidifying agent that is essentially free of

Since October 3, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $71.37 million activity. The insider TRAFELET REMY W sold $17.84M. 524,795 shares valued at $17.84M were sold by 734 Investors – LLC on Wednesday, October 3. Another trade for 524,795 shares valued at $17.84M was sold by Brokaw George R.

Towerview Llc, which manages about $204.67M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Brt Apartments Corp Com (NYSE:BRT) by 161,100 shares to 248,900 shares, valued at $3.00 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

More notable recent Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “PMFG, Inc. (Parent of Peerless Mfg. Co.) Agrees to Sell Its ALCO Products and Bos-Hatten Heat Exchanger Brands to Koch Heat Transfer – GlobeNewswire” on March 31, 2015, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Form DEF 14A MALVERN BANCORP, INC. For: Feb 26 – StreetInsider.com” published on January 22, 2019, Investorideas.com published: “Toyindustrystocks.com at Investorideas.com. news and stock directory for the toy industry at Investoridead.com – InvestorIdeas.com” on August 30, 2018. More interesting news about Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Alico Inc. Announces Restructuring Program Which Has Been Transforming it Into a More Competitive Company – GlobeNewswire” published on November 16, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Investing In Farmland: REITs, Stocks And Partnerships – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 06, 2016.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in Q3 2018. Its down 1.58, from 2.78 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 6 investors sold ALCO shares while 9 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 6.13 million shares or 0.42% more from 6.10 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 69 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can accumulated 89 shares. Rodgers Brothers reported 22,400 shares. Towerview Ltd Co accumulated 1.36% or 82,541 shares. Panagora Asset Management Inc invested in 2,604 shares or 0% of the stock. Pnc Fincl holds 0% or 1,650 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag holds 0% or 26,923 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Investment Prns reported 267 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 52,616 shares or 0% of the stock. Third Avenue Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) for 140,451 shares. Parametric Portfolio Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) for 12,895 shares. Birch Run Advisors Lp stated it has 174,979 shares. National Bank & Trust Of America De owns 13,636 shares. 902 are owned by Citigroup. Gmt Cap has 0.32% invested in Alico, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALCO) for 366,664 shares.

Since November 7, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $18.75 million activity. The insider Bodner Charles R sold 2,080 shares worth $511,328. RING TIMOTHY M sold $9.96M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) on Wednesday, November 7. The insider Borzi James W sold 5,887 shares worth $1.49M. On Thursday, November 8 Lim James C sold $1.26M worth of Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) or 5,189 shares. 13,498 Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) shares with value of $3.18M were sold by FORLENZA VINCENT A. Shares for $1.28M were sold by Polen Thomas E Jr on Monday, November 19.

More notable recent Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Short list of expected dividend hikes next week – Seeking Alpha” on November 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Becton, Dickinson beats by $0.08, beats on revenue – Seeking Alpha” published on February 05, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Earnings Scheduled For February 5, 2019 – Benzinga” on February 05, 2019. More interesting news about Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Europe stocks rise, U.S. futures point to a green open – Seeking Alpha” published on February 05, 2019 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Becton Dickinson (BDX) announces FDA 510(k) clearance of its second generation BD Nano pen needle – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Among 21 analysts covering Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Becton Dickinson had 64 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of BDX in report on Tuesday, January 3 to “Neutral” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 9 report. As per Monday, January 4, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. Citigroup upgraded Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) rating on Tuesday, April 10. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $25100 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, November 3. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 13 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 27 with “Buy”. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 4. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $260.0 target in Friday, December 29 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.88 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 31 investors sold BDX shares while 399 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 278 raised stakes. 217.26 million shares or 2.22% less from 222.19 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Murphy reported 8,252 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Mngmt owns 10,681 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.55% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Comml Bank Of America Corporation De reported 2.68M shares. Westwood Group accumulated 747,517 shares. Kistler accumulated 0.08% or 760 shares. Pure Advisors holds 0.14% or 2,411 shares in its portfolio. Atalanta Sosnoff Ltd Company holds 2.06% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX) for 264,074 shares. Pathstone Family Office Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.96% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Kentucky-based Mcf Advsr has invested 0% in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). 2,218 are owned by Ledyard Bank. Mountain Pacific Inv Advisers Incorporated Id invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE:BDX). Federated Invsts Pa owns 4,544 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Virginia Retirement Et Al stated it has 20,000 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Co invested in 37,614 shares.

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