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Analysts Ratings for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

08 March 2018, 01:48 | Melissa Porter

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As per Friday, September 11, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. (NASDAQ:PTLA) on Monday, August 28 with "Buy" rating. DZ Bank downgraded the shares of BMY in report on Wednesday, February 28 to "Hold" rating.

The stock price volatility remained at 3.02% in recent month and reaches at 2.26% for the week. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 19 by Jefferies. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, January 25. (NASDAQ:PTLA) on Tuesday, May 31 to "Neutral" rating.

The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) is a huge mover today! About 5.39M shares traded. Zeke Cap Ltd Company holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) for 30,969 shares. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $107.10 billion company. Physicians now have the option of using either the new 4-week dosing schedule or the previously approved schedule of 240 mg every 2 weeks, now available in a new 240 mg vial, according to Bristol-Myers Squibb, the manufacturer of nivolumab. They expect $0.87 earnings per share, up 3.57% or $0.03 from last year's $0.84 per share. BMY's profit will be $1.42 billion for 18.85 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Bristol-Myers Squibb Co will post 3.21 earnings per share for the current year.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has 6 buy ratings, 11 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -4.61% from its high of $70.05 to a $109.32 billion market value through last close. 137 funds opened positions while 460 raised stakes. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 22,000 shares in the company, valued at $1,370,600. The Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 61,748 shares with $3.94M value, up from 51,697 last quarter.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 1.6%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of SMA50 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.97%. Security Capital Research & Management Inc bought 170,382 shares as the company's stock declined 5.00% while stock markets rallied. Stevens First Principles Invest reported 4,472 shares.

On 3/1/2018 Bristol-Myers Squibb announced a quarterly dividend of $0.40 2.43568275232151% with an ex dividend date of 4/5/2018 which will be payable on 5/1/2018. Cibc Asset Mgmt holds 0.06% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) or 151,852 shares. 4 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. 190.76 million shares or 1.92% less from 194.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nomura Asset Mgmt holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. Focused Wealth Mgmt invested 0.02% in Steel Dynamics, Inc. Wealthtrust Axiom Lc reported 127,209 shares. Stonebridge Capital Advsr Limited Liability Co accumulated 79,364 shares.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company discovers, develops, licenses, makes, markets, and distributes biopharmaceutical products worldwide. Security Capital Research & Management Inc who had been investing in Public Storage for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $34.58 billion market cap company. The Company's products include Empliciti, a humanized monoclonal antibody to treat multiple myeloma; Opdivo, a human monoclonal antibody to treat renal cell carcinoma, non-small cell lung cancer, classical Hodgkin lymphoma, gastric cancer, melanoma, metastatic urothelial carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck; Erbitux, an IgG1 monoclonal antibody that blocks the epidermal growth factor receptor; Sprycel, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia; and Yervoy, a monoclonal antibody for metastatic melanoma.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.3.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) has been given an average price target of $65.33 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz.

Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock. Vaughan David Il has invested 0.68% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY). So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.5. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, September 22 by Piper Jaffray. UBS maintained the shares of BMY in report on Friday, April 29 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Monday, December 14. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obligations and maintain the faith of its investment base. Leerink Swann raised their price objective on Bristol-Myers Squibb from $71.00 to $76.00 and gave the company a "positive" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Sterneck Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 0.3% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY).

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Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 35 sales for $793.00 million activity. As Marriott International, Inc. has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 2.13, 26.18 and 13.29 respectively. The insider Lynch Thomas J. Jr. sold 5,300 shares worth $335,172.

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