Autohome Inc. (ATHM) At $64.67 Forms Top; Neuberger Berman Group Has Cut Premier (PINC) Position By $625,312

Autohome Inc. (ATHM) formed multiple top with $68.55 target or 6.00% above today’s $64.67 share price. Autohome Inc. (ATHM) has $7.49B valuation. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $64.67. About 243,981 shares traded. Autohome Inc. (NYSE:ATHM) has risen 72.98% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 56.28% the S&P500.

Neuberger Berman Group Llc decreased Premier Inc (PINC) stake by 0.77% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Neuberger Berman Group Llc sold 19,541 shares as Premier Inc (PINC)’s stock rose 10.37%. The Neuberger Berman Group Llc holds 2.51 million shares with $81.75M value, down from 2.53 million last quarter. Premier Inc now has $4.07B valuation. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $29.19. About 476,179 shares traded. Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) has risen 13.15% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $0.44 EPS, up 2.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.43 per share. PINC’s profit will be $61.41M for 16.59 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual EPS reported by Premier, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Neuberger Berman Group Llc increased Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) stake by 15,660 shares to 991,683 valued at $40.26M in 2017Q3. It also upped Easterly Government Properties stake by 261,188 shares and now owns 1.13M shares. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) was raised too.

Among 17 analysts covering Premier (NASDAQ:PINC), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Premier had 36 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Tuesday, August 25. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Monday, November 7 by Bank of America. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. SunTrust maintained the shares of PINC in report on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer maintained Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) on Tuesday, August 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 23 by Citigroup. The stock of Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 3. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, August 5 by Credit Suisse.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.72 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.20, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 23 investors sold PINC shares while 41 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 52.07 million shares or 2.52% more from 50.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio invested in 20,338 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Clinton Grp Inc has 0.48% invested in Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC). Clearbridge Ltd Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 1.98M shares. Martingale Asset Management Limited Partnership invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC). Highbridge Management Ltd Liability Corp reported 229,260 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Hsbc Public Limited Company has 7,639 shares. 583,849 are held by Rice Hall James & Associate. Highland Capital Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.03% or 11,695 shares. Pennsylvania-based Brinker Cap Inc has invested 0.02% in Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC). Echo Street Cap Management Ltd Llc accumulated 1.34M shares or 1.49% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Ins Com The reported 0% in Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC). 5,359 were accumulated by Pnc Fincl Group Incorporated. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt invested 0% of its portfolio in Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC). Metropolitan Life Insur New York reported 2,201 shares stake. Meeder Asset Inc reported 0.19% of its portfolio in Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $2.58 million activity. $360,663 worth of Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) shares were sold by McKasson Craig S.. On Thursday, August 24 Alkire Michael J. sold $831,500 worth of Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ:PINC) or 25,000 shares. 2,264 shares were sold by Anderson Leigh, worth $74,101 on Tuesday, August 29. DeVore Susan D. sold $1.31 million worth of stock or 40,000 shares.

Analysts await Autohome Inc. (NYSE:ATHM) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $0.75 earnings per share, up 59.57% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.47 per share. ATHM’s profit will be $86.91M for 21.56 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Autohome Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 38.89% EPS growth.