First Financial Bank – Trust Division Has Cut Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Holding By $320,117; 11 Analysts Bullish Crane Co. (CR)

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First Financial Bank – Trust Division decreased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 2.45% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. First Financial Bank – Trust Division sold 2,303 shares as Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s stock declined 9.21%. The First Financial Bank – Trust Division holds 91,706 shares with $12.81 million value, down from 94,009 last quarter. Johnson & Johnson now has $339.78B valuation. The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $126.66. About 7.74 million shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 1.12% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Crane (NYSE:CR), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Crane has $120 highest and $46 lowest target. $95.64’s average target is 0.59% above currents $95.08 stock price. Crane had 54 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Friday, July 29 to “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 20 by Susquehanna. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vertical Research on Wednesday, December 6. Susquehanna maintained Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Avondale on Thursday, October 15 with “Market Perform”. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, July 24. The stock of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, May 16. See Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) latest ratings:

22/03/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Buy New Target: $108 Initiates Coverage On
20/03/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $104.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $115.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $104 New Target: $120 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $103.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $95 New Target: $110 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $115.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $87 Upgrade
23/01/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Hold New Target: $100.0 Initiate
16/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $99.0 Maintain

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $4.68 million activity. 16,396 shares were sold by DUPONT AUGUSTUS I, worth $1.60 million on Thursday, February 1. The insider Curran Brendan sold $1.54 million. Another trade for 1,067 shares valued at $88,339 was sold by BIGELOW E THAYER. PANTALEONI A D sold $386,474 worth of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) on Monday, October 30.

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $95.08. About 162,477 shares traded. Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) has risen 26.18% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Crane Co. shares while 96 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 35.60 million shares or 0.81% less from 35.90 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 6,213 are held by Advantus Cap Management. Moreover, Ent Fincl Ser Corp has 0.01% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 190 shares. Moreover, Piedmont Advisors Ltd Com has 0.01% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 6,553 shares. Cubic Asset Ltd Llc has 0.47% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 18,720 shares. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR). Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0% in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) or 168 shares. Moreover, State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.01% invested in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 3,000 shares. 9,668 were accumulated by Coldstream Capital Management. Ameriprise reported 259,655 shares stake. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Lc holds 0.02% or 4,723 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 10,710 shares or 0% of the stock. Jane Street Group Ltd Liability Com has 4,205 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cornercap Invest Counsel accumulated 9,715 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md holds 0% of its portfolio in Crane Co. (NYSE:CR) for 16,004 shares. Pnc Financial Service Group Inc stated it has 12,179 shares.

Crane Co. manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $5.68 billion. The companyÂ’s Fluid Handling segment provides process valves and related products, such as on/off valves and related products for critical and demanding applications in the chemical, gas and oil, power, non-residential construction, and general industrial end markets; and pumps and related products for water and wastewater applications in the industrial, municipal, commercial, and military markets. It has a 33.48 P/E ratio. This segment offers its products under the Crane, Saunders, Jenkins, Pacific, Xomox, Krombach, DEPA, ELRO, REVO, Flowseal, Centerline, Resistoflex, Duochek, Barksdale, WTA, Deming, Weinman, Burks, and Barnes trade names.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $20.17 million activity. The insider Stoffels Paulus sold $20.17M.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson has $170.0 highest and $90 lowest target. $135.44’s average target is 6.93% above currents $126.66 stock price. Johnson & Johnson had 100 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, October 2. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of JNJ in report on Thursday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 16. On Thursday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) earned “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 5. Cowen & Co maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Friday, October 6. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $147.0 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 25.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold JNJ shares while 884 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 654 raised stakes. 1.72 billion shares or 0.40% more from 1.71 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Monroe Bankshares Mi stated it has 0.43% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Clearbridge reported 712 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cleararc Cap Inc, Ohio-based fund reported 69,592 shares. The Colorado-based Obermeyer Wood Counsel Lllp has invested 0.22% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 5.96 million shares. Stewart West Indies Trading Limited has 250,000 shares. Shufro Rose Ltd Liability owns 39,313 shares or 0.54% of their US portfolio. Btr Capital Management reported 92,303 shares. Putnam Ltd Co owns 3.96M shares for 1.23% of their portfolio. 9,770 were accumulated by Needelman Asset Management Inc. E&G Advisors Lp holds 0.47% or 7,976 shares in its portfolio. Counsel Ltd Liability Co Ny reported 442,043 shares. Spirit Of America Mngmt Ny stated it has 10,810 shares. Greenwood Ltd invested in 1.8% or 55,288 shares. Dumont & Blake Advsrs Limited Liability Company invested in 20,953 shares or 1.19% of the stock.

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