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Nike, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Closed 9.7% Above Its 50 Day Moving Average

15 July 2017, 02:47 | Melissa Porter

Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) accumulated 41,681 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Nike, Inc. The company has a market cap of $95.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.11 and a beta of 0.60. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,435,906 shares of the footwear maker's stock worth $123,823,000 after buying an additional 21,839 shares in the last quarter. About 6.20M shares traded.

Nike (NKE) traded up 0.10% on Wednesday, reaching $58.00. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Sawgrass Asset Management Llc bought 455,320 shares as the company's stock declined 8.78% while stock markets rallied. The Wealthtrust Fairport Llc holds 48,398 shares with $2.46M value, down from 110,258 last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 63.93% of the company's stock. Another trade for 4,893 shares valued at $282,913 was made by PRICE DAVID B JR on Tuesday, June 6. HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) has risen 36.23% since July 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Nike, Inc". Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have assigned a hold rating and nineteen have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 50% are positive. Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l had 4 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 10 by Zacks. The stock has "Perform" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, October 25. PARKER MARK G also sold $5.55 million worth of Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) on Monday, April 3. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim with "Buy" on Friday, September 30. BMO Capital Markets maintained Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) on Friday, May 5 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, December 15. The stock of Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l (ADR) (NYSE:SMI) earned "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Monday, February 22. Telsey Advisory Group cut their price target on shares of Nike from $66.00 to $62.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 22nd. (NYSE:NKE) was down -0.48% at $57.94 on Thursday, in a 52-week range of $49.01 to $60.33 and with a consensus analyst target price of $61.36.

J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed their neutral rating on shares of Nike, Inc. Van Eck Assoc Corp reported 0.01% stake. Moreover, Whittier Tru Communications Of Nevada Inc has 0.49% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) for 90,141 shares.

Another recent and important HDFC Bank Limited (ADR) (NYSE:HDB) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: "Avis, HDFC Bank, Lululemon, Tenet Health: Fast Money Picks For June 27" on June 27, 2017. Under Armour" with publication date: "July 06, 2017.

This increase is typical for the uptrend and shows the considerable optimism among investors. Its up 0.04, from 0.94 in 2016Q3.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. 112 funds opened positions while 405 raised stakes. 128.94 million shares or 3.39% less from 133.47 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (NYSEMKT:RVP). Kcg, New Jersey-based fund reported 74,360 shares. Sheaff Brock Investment Advisors LLC's holdings in Nike were worth $1,368,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 1.92M shares. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis Commerce has invested 0.53% in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Zwj Investment Counsel Inc holds 1.69% or 497,064 shares. The Herald Investment Management Ltd holds 478,000 shares with $10.21M value, down from 550,000 last quarter. (NYSEMKT:RVP) has declined 52.59% since July 13, 2016 and is downtrending. New York-based Alpine Partners Vi Lc has invested 0.46% in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.24%. Lau Assocs Ltd Llc owns 24,100 shares. Putnam Fl Investment Management Comm holds 0.05% or 8,861 shares in its portfolio. Twin Capital Incorporated accumulated 102,280 shares.

Since January 30, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 7 sales for $30.70 million activity. Comerica Bank now owns 598,603 shares of the footwear maker's stock valued at $31,679,000 after buying an additional 3,111 shares in the last quarter. 50,000 shares were sold by SPRUNK ERIC D, worth $2.85 million on Wednesday, March 29.

Since January 11, 2017, it had 5 buys, and 199 sales for $202.45 million activity. The insider TRAMMELL KENNETH R sold $2.35M. Investors with a record date on early Mon, Jun 5th were given a dividend of $0.18 for a share. this indicates a $0.72 annual dividend and a payout of of 1.24%.

Among 46 analysts covering Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), 40 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. FBR & Co has a "Hold" rating and a $53.00 price target on the stock. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy".

Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 7 analyst (s) whereas last month 6 analyst (s) have given outperform rating.

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