Perrigo Company LTD (PRGO) Shares Declined While Lafleur & Godfrey LLC Has Lowered Its Position

April 17, 2018 - By Kenneth Lin

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.28, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 43 investors sold PRGO shares while 126 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 102.69 million shares or 8.39% less from 112.10 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Whittier Tru Of Nevada has 11 shares. 4,301 were reported by Raymond James Services Advisors. Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability accumulated 0% or 7,545 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas invested in 0.02% or 35,314 shares. State Street Corp owns 6.17 million shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Moon Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 3.83% invested in Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) for 42,867 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan accumulated 3,000 shares. Parkside Bancorporation & Trust accumulated 101 shares. Oakbrook Ltd Liability owns 5,000 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Korea Invest holds 1,331 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Capstone Invest Advisors Ltd has 3,403 shares. Poplar Forest Limited Liability Company reported 14,850 shares. Exxonmobil Inv Tx stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO). Atlantic Trust Gp Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 4,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Liberty Mutual Asset Mngmt holds 5,286 shares.

Lafleur & Godfrey Llc decreased its stake in Perrigo Company Ltd (PRGO) by 93.48% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lafleur & Godfrey Llc sold 36,342 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.84% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,534 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $221,000, down from 38,876 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lafleur & Godfrey Llc who had been investing in Perrigo Company Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.62B market cap company. The stock increased 1.23% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $82.47. About 263,803 shares traded. Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) has risen 18.43% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.88% the S&P500.

Analysts await Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) to report earnings on May, 29. They expect $1.14 earnings per share, up 8.57 % or $0.09 from last year’s $1.05 per share. PRGO’s profit will be $160.60M for 18.09 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.28 actual earnings per share reported by Perrigo Company plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.94 % negative EPS growth.

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Perrigo Company plc had 14 analyst reports since October 27, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, November 9. The stock of Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, March 5. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) rating on Friday, March 2. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $107.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 27. JP Morgan maintained Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) rating on Monday, March 5. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $83 target. The stock of Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, November 15. The stock of Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, March 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, December 8. The stock of Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) earned “Market Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10.

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