Stuart Sackman Sold $206,500 Worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) Stock; 18 Analysts Bullish Morgan Stanley (MS)

Among 29 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 96 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Wednesday, August 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Thursday, October 6. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) earned “Strong-Buy” rating by Vining Sparks on Friday, April 21. BMO Capital Markets maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by S&P Research given on Tuesday, October 20. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Monday, October 9. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Wood. On Thursday, October 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Guggenheim to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Wednesday, December 20. See Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) latest ratings:

19/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Hold New Target: $61.0 Downgrade
18/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0
10/01/2018 Broker: Atlantic Securities Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
09/01/2018 Broker: Societe Generale Rating: Hold New Target: $59.5 Downgrade
08/01/2018 Broker: Vining Sparks Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0
04/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0 Upgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $62.0 Maintain

Automatic Data Processing Inc Corp. VP Stuart Sackman on the February 02, 2018 unloaded a total of 1,652 shares of the company that are worth about $206,500 USD. This is based on an average stock price per share of $125.0 USD. He also unloaded 238 shares with a total value $28,953 USD in the last month. Now, Stuart Sackman owns 18,786 shares which make up roughly 0.00% of Automatic Data Processing Inc’s market capitalization. This sizable trade was reported on February 02, 2018 and is freely obtainable on the D.C. based-SEC’s website.

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.89 EPS, up 2.30% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.87 per share. ADP’s profit will be $394.71 million for 33.31 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual EPS reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.20% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.54% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $118.57. About 2.21M shares traded or 7.84% up from the average. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 15.83% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 60 investors sold Automatic Data Processing, Inc. shares while 457 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. 342.26 million shares or 3.77% less from 355.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Associated Banc owns 17,881 shares. Kelly Lawrence W & Assoc Ca accumulated 2,710 shares. Blair William And Il reported 434,142 shares. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc holds 0.21% or 20,265 shares in its portfolio. Capital One National Association has invested 0.02% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 34,475 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Sabal Tru Co invested 0.03% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Caprock Gru Incorporated stated it has 9,794 shares. Papp L Roy And Associate holds 0.28% or 11,900 shares in its portfolio. M&T Natl Bank Corp accumulated 0.31% or 523,800 shares. Kj Harrison Partners holds 12,800 shares. Columbia Prtnrs L L C Invest Management holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 5,960 shares. Investment Centers Of America holds 0.05% or 6,191 shares. 2,565 were reported by Chatham Inc. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Company accumulated 128,255 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Automatic Data has $133.0 highest and $76 lowest target. $109.94’s average target is -7.28% below currents $118.57 stock price. Automatic Data had 57 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Thursday, October 29 with “Sell” rating. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, July 11 by Bernstein. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 3. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Morgan Stanley maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Tuesday, November 14. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $114 target. Robert W. Baird maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Tuesday, October 3. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $111.0 target. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, July 29 with “Neutral”. Evercore upgraded the shares of ADP in report on Monday, July 31 to “In-Line” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, November 3. On Tuesday, December 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 29 selling transactions for $36.85 million activity. On Wednesday, January 3 the insider Rodriguez Carlos A sold $11.31M. Flynn Edward B III had sold 7,886 shares worth $928,498 on Tuesday, January 9. Perrotti Thomas J sold $92,720 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Tuesday, January 23. 5,688 shares were sold by JONES JOHN P III, worth $659,979 on Tuesday, January 2. $405,250 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares were sold by Weinstein Donald. $28,953 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) was sold by Sackman Stuart. 6,508 shares were sold by Ayala John, worth $755,123 on Tuesday, January 2.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $52.59 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Employer Services and Professional Employer Organization Services. It has a 30.07 P/E ratio. The Employer Services segment offers various human resources (HR) business process outsourcing and technology-enabled human capital management solutions to clients.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 59 investors sold Morgan Stanley shares while 292 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. 1.53 billion shares or 1.48% less from 1.55 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Leisure Mngmt invested 0.92% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Palisade Asset Management Limited Co stated it has 23,620 shares. Montag A And Associate holds 0.43% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) or 82,325 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 129,495 shares. Howard Hughes Medical Institute reported 1.2% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). 225,519 are owned by Hourglass Capital Limited. Wharton Business Group Ltd invested in 0.03% or 6,409 shares. Moreover, Appleton Partners Ma has 0.1% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 12,830 shares. Glenmede Tru Company Na invested 0.02% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 778,693 shares stake. Mayo Investment Advisers Limited Company holds 0.74% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) or 33,494 shares. Park Circle has 800 shares. Dynamic Capital Mngmt Limited holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 5,473 shares. Guardian Life Ins Company Of America holds 3,227 shares. Moreover, Lincluden Mgmt has 0.64% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 171,319 shares.