Farmers Trust Co Has Lowered Its Microsoft (MSFT) Stake; Crestwood Advisors Has Upped Stryker Com (SYK) Position

Farmers Trust Co decreased Microsoft Corp (MSFT) stake by 9.14% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Farmers Trust Co sold 11,255 shares as Microsoft Corp (MSFT)’s stock rose 4.75%. The Farmers Trust Co holds 111,871 shares with $8.33M value, down from 123,126 last quarter. Microsoft Corp now has $699.22B valuation. The stock increased 1.57% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $90.81. About 34.96M shares traded or 24.57% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has risen 34.52% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500.

Crestwood Advisors Llc increased Stryker Corp Com (SYK) stake by 1.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Crestwood Advisors Llc acquired 2,260 shares as Stryker Corp Com (SYK)’s stock rose 8.29%. The Crestwood Advisors Llc holds 166,336 shares with $23.62 million value, up from 164,076 last quarter. Stryker Corp Com now has $58.53 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.09% or $1.68 during the last trading session, reaching $156.24. About 1.79 million shares traded or 39.88% up from the average. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 52 investors sold SYK shares while 330 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 275 raised stakes. 275.60 million shares or 0.51% more from 274.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jnba Advisors, a Minnesota-based fund reported 200 shares. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno invested in 88,000 shares. Yhb Advsr has invested 1.17% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Tci Wealth reported 0.02% stake. Glg Ltd Liability Corporation reported 13,724 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Bath Savings Tru Company has invested 2.7% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). 45,000 were reported by State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Kings Point Mngmt invested in 0.01% or 240 shares. 17,110 are owned by Oak Assocs Ltd Oh. Woodstock stated it has 17,348 shares or 0.47% of all its holdings. Headinvest Lc has 2,600 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Parkside Savings Bank And Tru invested in 161 shares. Spectrum Asset Mngmt (Nb Ca) holds 1.14% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) or 9,410 shares. Eastern Bank & Trust accumulated 1,674 shares. 166,336 were reported by Crestwood Group Inc Limited Liability Com.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $3.44 million activity. On Friday, February 2 the insider COX HOWARD E JR sold $1.21 million. $713,655 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) shares were sold by FRANCESCONI LOUISE. Carpenter Lonny J also sold $818,792 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) on Friday, February 2. Berry William E Jr sold $214,730 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) on Thursday, February 1. McLean Graham A also sold $479,034 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) shares.

Among 27 analysts covering Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Stryker Corporation has $189.0 highest and $88 lowest target. $157.91’s average target is 1.07% above currents $156.24 stock price. Stryker Corporation had 90 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT given on Wednesday, April 27. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 27. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, November 1 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Market Perform”. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, January 31. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, June 19. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of SYK in report on Thursday, June 29 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Friday, January 26. Northcoast maintained it with “Buy” rating and $189.0 target in Wednesday, January 31 report.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $5.98 million activity. Hood Amy sold 55,000 shares worth $4.00M. COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE sold $1.98M worth of stock or 26,763 shares.