Bridges Investment Management Has Decreased By $1.02 Million Its Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Position; Steris Plc (STE) SI Decreased By 5.4%

Steris Plc (NYSE:STE) had a decrease of 5.4% in short interest. STE’s SI was 2.03 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 5.4% from 2.14 million shares previously. With 228,100 avg volume, 9 days are for Steris Plc (NYSE:STE)’s short sellers to cover STE’s short positions. The SI to Steris Plc’s float is 2.43%. The stock decreased 0.91% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $87.47. About 207,551 shares traded. Steris Plc (NYSE:STE) has risen 7.97% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.73% the S&P500.

Bridges Investment Management Inc decreased Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) stake by 43.56% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Management Inc sold 4,313 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)’s stock declined 13.97%. The Bridges Investment Management Inc holds 5,589 shares with $1.33M value, down from 9,902 last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc now has $96.10B valuation. The stock decreased 0.68% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $254.76. About 2.52M shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 39.23% since January 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has $287 highest and $140 lowest target. $236.81’s average target is -7.05% below currents $254.76 stock price. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 6 by Oppenheimer. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $260.0 target in Tuesday, December 12 report. Sandler O’Neill upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $220.0 target in Monday, October 12 report. The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities to “Overweight” on Friday, April 21. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $287 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, April 7 by Wood. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, March 30. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of GS in report on Wednesday, November 30 to “Buy” rating. Rafferty upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, October 17 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 63 investors sold GS shares while 427 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 285 raised stakes. 271.74 million shares or 2.47% less from 278.62 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Murphy Mngmt has invested 0.24% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Lsv Asset holds 1.33M shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Hartford Invest Mgmt has invested 0.35% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Hexavest Inc reported 700 shares stake. Exane Derivatives has 0.05% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 1,185 shares. Mariner Wealth Advisors Limited Co reported 0.06% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Smith Salley & Assocs reported 0.04% stake. Cna Fincl Corp reported 13,500 shares stake. Utd Capital Finance Advisers Limited Liability holds 87,908 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Nottingham Advsrs Incorporated invested in 0.06% or 1,656 shares. The Massachusetts-based Excalibur Mgmt Corporation has invested 0.98% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). 9.11 million were reported by Cap World Invsts. Michigan-based Seizert Cap Prtnrs Limited Liability Company has invested 1.07% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Next Gru Inc Inc owns 887 shares. Dupont Capital holds 58,890 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio.

Analysts await The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) to report earnings on January, 17 before the open. They expect $5.10 earnings per share, up 0.39% or $0.02 from last year’s $5.08 per share. GS’s profit will be $1.92B for 12.49 P/E if the $5.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.02 actual earnings per share reported by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.59% EPS growth.

Bridges Investment Management Inc increased Schlumberger Ltd Com (NYSE:SLB) stake by 25,075 shares to 63,876 valued at $4.46M in 2017Q3. It also upped Cisco Sys Inc Com (NASDAQ:CSCO) stake by 36,646 shares and now owns 92,285 shares. Chevron Corp Com (NYSE:CVX) was raised too.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $15.08 million activity. $1.19M worth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) was sold by GNODDE RICHARD J. 3,260 shares valued at $754,997 were sold by SOLOMON DAVID M on Monday, August 7. 25,000 shares valued at $6.13 million were sold by SCHWARTZ HARVEY M on Friday, October 20. 4,590 shares were sold by VINIAR DAVID A, worth $1.05M. ROGERS JOHN F.W. also sold $4.16M worth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) on Tuesday, August 8.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.50, from 1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 3 investors sold Steris Plc shares while 3 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 137,131 shares or 66.30% less from 406,945 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fruth Mngmt holds 0.61% or 15,076 shares in its portfolio. Shell Asset Mngmt Co invested in 0.03% or 36,726 shares. Hanson & Doremus Inv Mngmt has 1,500 shares. Gotham Asset Mngmt Lc accumulated 55,355 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Ghp Invest Advisors stated it has 19,585 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Prudential Public Limited has invested 0% of its portfolio in Steris Plc (NYSE:STE). Alphamark Advsr stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Steris Plc (NYSE:STE). Citigroup Inc holds 0% or 2,339 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Steris (NYSE:STE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Steris has $101.0 highest and $71 lowest target. $89’s average target is 1.75% above currents $87.47 stock price. Steris had 8 analyst reports since November 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Friday, June 3. Raymond James maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. As per Wednesday, November 30, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. Raymond James maintained Steris Plc (NYSE:STE) on Monday, October 16 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Steris Plc (NYSE:STE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.