Nikko Asset Management Americas Lowered Cooper Cos Inc/The (COO) Holding; 1 Bullish Analysts Covering Layne Christensen Company (LAYN)

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc decreased Cooper Cos Inc/The (COO) stake by 21.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc sold 1,500 shares as Cooper Cos Inc/The (COO)’s stock rose 8.53%. The Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc holds 5,500 shares with $1.30 million value, down from 7,000 last quarter. Cooper Cos Inc/The now has $11.12 billion valuation. It closed at $226.76 lastly. It is down 33.48% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.78% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Layne Christensen (NASDAQ:LAYN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Layne Christensen had 7 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 7 by DA Davidson. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. The stock of Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Friday, February 19. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, September 12. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $900 target in Friday, August 4 report. See Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) latest ratings:

12/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $11.0 Maintain

Analysts await The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $2.49 earnings per share, up 29.02% or $0.56 from last year’s $1.93 per share. COO’s profit will be $122.06 million for 22.77 P/E if the $2.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.65 actual earnings per share reported by The Cooper Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.04% negative EPS growth.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $13.38 million activity. On Thursday, January 4 the insider ZINBERG STANLEY MD sold $1.12 million. Another trade for 3,977 shares valued at $974,130 was sold by PETERSMEYER GARY S. The insider RUBENSTEIN ALLAN E sold 500 shares worth $115,025. 9,150 shares valued at $2.10M were sold by BENDER A THOMAS on Monday, December 18. Shares for $7.30 million were sold by WEISS ROBERT S on Monday, December 18.

Among 15 analysts covering Cooper (NYSE:COO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Cooper had 56 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 16 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 3 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) rating on Friday, June 2. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $23100 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 31 report. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, December 4. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, June 30. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 8 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 33 investors sold COO shares while 143 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 45.75 million shares or 0.59% less from 46.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. C M Bidwell & Associates Limited has 1,745 shares for 0.64% of their portfolio. Kames Public Limited Co stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Wells Fargo Mn owns 0.01% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 177,052 shares. Numeric Invsts Ltd Liability Company owns 51,090 shares. 2,683 were accumulated by Public Sector Pension Invest Board. New York-based Cibc Ww has invested 0.02% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Oklahoma-based Prescott Grp Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.39% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Plante Moran Fin Advsr Limited Liability Corp reported 0.03% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). The Georgia-based Synovus Corp has invested 0.04% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Shine Advisory Ser Incorporated reported 72 shares. Moreover, Brinker Inc has 0.03% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 3,360 shares. Adage Capital Partners Limited Liability holds 0.21% or 361,800 shares in its portfolio. Apg Asset Nv owns 0% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 6,800 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.06% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Generation Investment Llp invested in 2.85% or 1.25M shares.

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc increased Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) stake by 4,400 shares to 22,900 valued at $3.85 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Hdfc Bank Ltd (NYSE:HDB) stake by 52,300 shares and now owns 199,400 shares. Salesforce.Com Inc (NYSE:CRM) was raised too.

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $12.57. About 86,336 shares traded. Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ:LAYN) has declined 11.47% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.17% the S&P500.

Layne Christensen Company operates as a water management, construction, and drilling firm that provides solutions for the water, mineral, and energy markets in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $249.92 million. The companyÂ’s Water Resources segment offers water-related services and products, including hydrologic design and construction; source of supply exploration; well and intake construction; and well and pump rehabilitation services. It currently has negative earnings. This segment also provides water treatment equipment engineering services and systems for the treatment of regulated and nuisance contaminants.