February 18, 2019

How Have Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Earnings Outlook Changed?

12 February 2018, 05:27 | Joann Bryant

The company reported its EPS on 12/30/2017. Whittier Tru Company reported 65 shares. The stock decreased 2.72% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $1.79. About 5.45 million shares traded or 14.03% up from the average.

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) closed the Monday at final price of $26.4 after traded 13077176 shares. It has outperformed by 2.42% the S&P500. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Boston Scientific by 2.5% during the second quarter. The institutional investor owned 260,082 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock after acquiring an additional 8,727 shares during the period. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 139,928 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $3,469,000 after acquiring an additional 6,751 shares in the last quarter. Home Depot Inc now has $224.19 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $74.4. The Home Depot, Inc.

Among 33 analysts covering The Home Depot Inc. BidaskClub raised Boston Scientific Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. Therefore 15% are positive. The TJX Companies had 69 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. (NYSE:TJX) on Thursday, February 25 with "Outperform" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Guggenheim. Goldman Sachs Group has 0.01% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Friday, November 20 with "Equal-Weight" rating. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy". The company has an average rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $31.00. As per Wednesday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. SunTrust Banks set a $34.00 target price on shares of Boston Scientific and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st.

Analysts await Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on February, 20. During the same quarter a year ago, the company earned $0.30 earnings per share. The medical equipment provider reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. Blair William & Il invested in 45,456 shares. Seizert Capital Lc reported 393,687 shares. Advisory Services Network reported 0% stake. Taurus Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.74% of its portfolio in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) for 384,350 shares. Reilly Fincl Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 411 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Boston Scientific by 8.9% in the 4th quarter. Rech Mgmt Communication owns 16,270 shares. Punch And Inv Management reported 0.25% stake. (NYSE:DNR) for 51.44 million shares. Ohio-based Dean Associate Ltd Llc has invested 0.5% in Big Lots, Inc. Products Prtn accumulated 852,200 shares or 0.82% of the stock. Macquarie Gru stated it has 8,700 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Susquehanna Int Grp Limited Liability Partnership invested in 504,500 shares. (NYSE:HD). Callahan Advisors Ltd Com stated it has 0.2% in The Home Depot, Inc. Panagora Asset holds 0.02% or 4.53 million shares in its portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards holds 304 shares. Moreover, Tompkins Fin has 1.1% invested in The Home Depot, Inc.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $14.49 million activity. On Monday, August 21 the insider Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $2.26M. $440,547 worth of stock was sold by Phalen Michael P. on Monday, October 30. Nanavaty Maulik sold $1.56 million worth of stock or 57,031 shares.

Among 29 analysts covering Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Boston Scientific Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) soared 6.17% year-to-date. As per Wednesday, November 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Also, SVP David A. Pierce sold 8,763 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 11th. This company shares are 19.26% off its target price of $31.39 and the current market capitalization stands at $36.46B. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 1 by Argus Research. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 18 by RBC Capital Markets. Actually, firms emphasize that ratings are not advice and that investment decisions should not be made exclusively on an analyst rating. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, April 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. "Our key takeaways from our meeting last week with senior management in San Francisco (as well as incremental tidbits we gleaned over the weekend at the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) conference in Vegas) support our general hypothesis on the stock: "We expect BSX to deliver top- and bottom-line growth rates above the large-cap medical device peer group average over the 2018-2020 timeframe".

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1 in 2017Q2. The investor is now holding $52.33 million shares due in part to a decrease of 2.07 million new shares in their portfolio.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in BSX.

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