United Technologies (UTX) Stock Rating Maintained by Stifel Nicolaus; The $127.0000 Target Indicates 4.01% Potential; KLA-Tencor (KLAC) Had 15 Bulls

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Among 20 analysts covering KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. KLA-Tencor Corporation had 62 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by UBS on Tuesday, June 13 with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, October 22. The company was maintained on Friday, October 21 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Needham. B. Riley & Co upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, July 31 report. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs downgraded KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Wednesday, September 13 to “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Needham. Citigroup upgraded KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) rating on Thursday, February 15. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $122.0 target. See KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) latest ratings:

12/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $150 Initiates Coverage On
21/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0
22/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Old Rating: Negative New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
15/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $122.0 Upgrade
30/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $110 New Target: $112 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $134.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $151.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $121 New Target: $139 Maintain

In analysts note revealed on Tuesday, 24 April, United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) stock had its Hold Rating reaffirmed by research professionals at Stifel Nicolaus. They currently have a $127.0000 target price on firm. Stifel Nicolaus’s target means a potential upside of 4.01% from the company’s previous stock close.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $1.06 million activity. On Wednesday, December 13 the insider Bailey Robert J. sold $79,088. Amato Elizabeth B sold 4,341 shares worth $546,600.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 58 investors sold United Technologies Corporation shares while 554 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 441 raised stakes. 624.06 million shares or 0.48% more from 621.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eaton Vance holds 0.55% of its portfolio in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) for 1.78M shares. Beese Fulmer Management invested in 1,944 shares. Advantus Management accumulated 74,845 shares. Thomaspartners stated it has 2.47% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Cornerstone Advsr holds 32,000 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Nbt Bank & Trust N A Ny owns 78,656 shares for 1.58% of their portfolio. Birinyi Assocs Inc invested in 12,045 shares. Moreover, Smith Chas P And Assocs Pa Cpas has 0.04% invested in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) for 2,080 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 59,424 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour Brown Inc Va accumulated 0.49% or 14,037 shares. Perigon Wealth Management Limited Liability Com reported 1.2% stake. Winfield Inc reported 1,043 shares. Hudson Valley Inv Advisors Incorporated Adv has 6,019 shares. Vantage Invest Limited Liability Corp stated it has 1.34% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Limited owns 8,600 shares.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology services and products to building systems and aerospace industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $97.69 billion. The Company’s Otis segment designs, makes, sells, and installs passenger and freight elevators, escalators, and moving walkways; and offers modernization products to upgrade elevators and escalators, as well as maintenance and repair services. It has a 21.42 P/E ratio. The company??s UTC Climate, Controls & Security segment provides heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration solutions, such as controls for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation applications.

Among 21 analysts covering United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. United Technologies Corporation has $167.0 highest and $100 lowest target. $132.61’s average target is 8.61% above currents $122.1 stock price. United Technologies Corporation had 84 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, September 10 with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Monday, August 28. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $139.0 target. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, October 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 15. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, April 6. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 25. Barclays Capital downgraded United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Monday, August 31. Barclays Capital has “Equal Weight” rating and $100 target. As per Monday, December 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, March 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 21.

The stock decreased 1.10% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $122.1. About 8.15M shares traded or 57.44% up from the average. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 12.03% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.48% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 1.43% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $99.56. About 1.66M shares traded or 5.46% up from the average. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has risen 12.54% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. $462,977 worth of stock was sold by Bell Bobby R on Thursday, February 1. 854 shares valued at $96,434 were sold by Higgins Bren D. on Thursday, March 1. Khan Ahmad A. sold $296,637 worth of stock. On Tuesday, January 30 Trafas Brian M. sold $5,235 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) or 47 shares. Higashi Emiko also sold $54,635 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Thursday, February 1. 13,299 KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) shares with value of $1.46M were sold by WALLACE RICHARD P.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nano-electronics industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $15.52 billion. It offers chip manufacturing products, such as front-end defect inspection tools, defect review systems, advanced packaging process control systems, metrology solutions, in-situ process monitoring products, and lithography software; wafer manufacturing products comprising wafer manufacturing products comprising surface and defect inspection, wafer geometry and nanotopography metrology, and data management; and reticle manufacturing products, such as defect inspection and pattern placement metrology products. It has a 23.93 P/E ratio. The firm also provides light emitting diode , power device, and compound semiconductor manufacturing products consisting of patterned wafer inspection, defect inspection, surface metrology, and data management products; thin-film head metrology and inspection, virtual lithography, in-situ process monitoring, transparent and metal substrate inspection, and data management products for data storage media/head manufacturing; and stylus and optical profiling, and optical inspection products for microelectromechanical systems manufacturing, as well as products for general purpose/lab applications.

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