Brahman Capital Corp Maintains Position in Quintiles Ims Holdings INC (Q)

July 18, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

Investors sentiment increased to 1.75 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.00, from 0.75 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 39 investors sold Q shares while 93 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 216.20 million shares or 97.25% more from 109.60 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Moreover, Corsair Cap Ltd Partnership has 6.33% invested in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). 25,847 are owned by Royal Retail Bank Of Canada. Etrade Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.02% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Ativo Lc owns 21,623 shares. 1.16M are held by Lateef Investment Mgmt Ltd Partnership. Cutter & Brokerage Inc accumulated 3,653 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Blackrock Ltd Company owns 91,068 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Da Davidson And owns 1,664 shares. State Teachers Retirement accumulated 12,500 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Cibc Asset Management has invested 0.01% in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). First Mercantile Tru has 36,145 shares. Moreover, Cwm Ltd has 0% invested in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) for 91 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt has 0.14% invested in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) for 18,568 shares. 10,279 were accumulated by Highstreet Asset Mgmt.

Peter Adam Hochfelder increased its stake in Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc (Q) by 76.44% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brahman Capital Corp bought 2.43M shares as the company’s stock rose 8.21% with the market. The hedge fund run by Peter Adam Hochfelder held 5.61 million shares of the commercial physical & biological resarch company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $426.43M, up from 3.18 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brahman Capital Corp who had been investing in Quintiles Ims Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $19.59B market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.7 on July 17, reaching $90.08. About shares traded. Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has risen 27.93% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.23% the S&P500.

Brahman Capital Corp, which manages about $4.97 billion and $2.34B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hilton Worldwide Hldgs Inc (NYSE:HLT) by 2.17M shares to 6.51 million shares, valued at $177.16 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Sirius Xm Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) by 14.50 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 55.33 million shares, and cut its stake in Level 3 Communications Inc (NYSE:LVLT).

More important recent Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Q Crosses Above Average Analyst Target” on June 20, 2017, also Reuters.com published article titled: “Quintiles IMS explores sale of contract sales business: sources”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Quintiles IMS: A Novel Way To Invest In Biopharma” on July 17, 2017. More interesting news about Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Today’s Research Report Coverage on Medical Labs Stocks — Agilent …” with publication date: July 12, 2017.

Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Quintiles Transnational (NYSE:Q), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Quintiles Transnational has $95 highest and $74 lowest target. $88.14’s average target is -2.15% below currents $90.08 stock price. Quintiles Transnational had 36 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. The rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Friday, August 14. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy”. The stock of Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 19. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, June 29. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, May 4 by Evercore. Zacks downgraded the shares of Q in report on Tuesday, August 25 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Zacks. Avondale initiated the shares of Q in report on Wednesday, October 21 with “Sector Weight” rating. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Thursday, December 1.

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