Confluence Investment Management Has Decreased Msc Industrial Direct Co. (MSM) Stake; eHealth, Inc. (EHTH) Had 5 Bulls

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Confluence Investment Management Llc decreased Msc Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM) stake by 5.79% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Confluence Investment Management Llc sold 27,780 shares as Msc Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (MSM)’s stock rose 1.64%. The Confluence Investment Management Llc holds 452,423 shares with $41.49 million value, down from 480,203 last quarter. Msc Industrial Direct Co. Inc. now has $5.27B valuation. The stock decreased 1.09% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $93.36. About 307,580 shares traded. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has risen 7.48% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.09% the S&P500. Some Historical MSM News: ; 01/05/2018 – MSC Industrial Supply Co. Acquires All Integrated Solutions; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial 2Q Adj EPS $1.04; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial 2Q Net $117.6M; 11/05/2018 – Citadel Adds Cabot Oil, Exits MSC Industrial, Cuts Comcast: 13F; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Access Event Scheduled By Northcoast Research; 01/05/2018 – MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY CO. BUYS ALL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS; 18/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 05/04/2018 – MSC Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; 10/04/2018 – MSC 2Q EPS EX TCJA BENEFIT $1.04, MAY NOT COMPARE WITH EST; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial 2Q EPS $2.06

Among 8 analysts covering eHealth (NASDAQ:EHTH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. eHealth had 22 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Buy” on Monday, December 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, June 16. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of EHTH in report on Thursday, May 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 29 by Craig Hallum. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Jefferies maintained the shares of EHTH in report on Monday, October 30 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 26. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $18.0 target in Thursday, March 1 report. See eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) latest ratings:

17/05/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0000 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0000 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $18.0 Maintain

eHealth, Inc. provides private online health insurance services in the United States and China. The company has market cap of $435.70 million. The Company’s e-commerce platforms organize and present health insurance information in various formats that enable individuals, families, and small businesses to research, analyze, compare, and purchase a range of health insurance plans. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers medical health insurance coverage, including preferred well-known provider organization, health maintenance organization and indemnity plans, health savings account eligible health insurance plans, Medicare related health, and small business group insurance plans, as well as ancillary health insurance plans comprising short-term, dental, life, vision, and accident insurance plans.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.13, from 0.85 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 13 investors sold eHealth, Inc. shares while 31 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 16.35 million shares or 0.77% less from 16.48 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans, a Minnesota-based fund reported 10,537 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Liability Co holds 19,644 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH). Manufacturers Life Insur The owns 0% invested in eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) for 12,510 shares. Moreover, New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH). Balyasny Asset Management Lc reported 0% in eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH). State Street, Massachusetts-based fund reported 400,098 shares. Principal Fin Gp Inc accumulated 125,608 shares or 0% of the stock. Federated Investors Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2 shares. 802,200 were accumulated by Renaissance Limited Company. Kbc Group Nv reported 8,031 shares. Parkside Savings Bank & Tru holds 17 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0% or 5,285 shares in its portfolio. 5,800 are held by Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky. Parametric Port Associate Limited Co owns 59,260 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

More recent eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “eHealth Review of More Than One Million Consumer Calls Reveals Most Seniors on Medicare With Fixed Incomes …” on June 11, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “eHealth Appoints Derek N. Yung as Chief Financial Officer” on June 04, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “eHealth (EHTH) PT Raised to $22 at Cantor Fitzgerald; ‘Fundamentals Should Improve in 2H18 and Beyond'” with publication date: May 17, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 9, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $75,258 activity. Shares for $24,000 were bought by Hurley Robert S on Friday, March 9. The insider Jennings Jay Walter sold 5,300 shares worth $99,258.

The stock increased 0.70% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $22.94. About 74,173 shares traded. eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:EHTH) has risen 14.82% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.25% the S&P500. Some Historical EHTH News: ; 26/04/2018 – EHEALTH INC EHTH.O SEES FY 2018 REVENUE $217.5 MLN TO $227.5 MLN; 26/04/2018 – EHealth Backs FY18 Rev $217.5M-$227.5M; 09/05/2018 – eHealth Survey Reveals a Gap Between the Benefits Consumers Think All Health Insurance Plans Should Cover and Those They Are; 09/03/2018 – eHealth Market Worth 132.35 Billion USD by 2023; 19/03/2018 – EHEALTH INC FILES FOR NON TIMELY 10-K – SEC FILING; 15/05/2018 – Friess Associates Incorporated Exits Position in eHealth; 10/05/2018 – eHealth Exchange to Become Carequality Implementer; 25/04/2018 – Small Group Health Insurance Emerges as a More Affordable Alternative to lndividual and Family Coverage, According to eHealth Report; 22/03/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: An eHealth Intervention for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder; 26/04/2018 – EHEALTH 1Q ADJ LOSS/SHR 7C, EST. LOSS/SHR 41C

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 22 insider sales for $94.60 million activity. 1,000 shares were sold by PELLER PHILIP, worth $98,250 on Wednesday, January 24. The insider JACOBSON MITCHELL sold 64,040 shares worth $6.14 million. $283,480 worth of stock was sold by Jones Douglas E on Tuesday, January 23. $1.06 million worth of stock was sold by Davanzo Christopher on Tuesday, January 23. $1.48M worth of stock was sold by Bonomo Charles on Wednesday, January 24. On Tuesday, January 23 KELLY DENIS F sold $96,759 worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) or 1,020 shares. On Wednesday, January 24 GERSHWIND ERIK sold $2.47M worth of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) or 25,000 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.29, from 0.88 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 22 investors sold MSM shares while 93 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 86 raised stakes. 39.03 million shares or 3.17% less from 40.30 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Michigan-based Greenleaf has invested 0% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Legal General Public Ltd Com holds 63,618 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Parametric Port Associates Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 78,811 shares. Trexquant Inv LP has 13,650 shares. 452,423 are owned by Confluence Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Company. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board has 8,829 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt holds 0.02% or 23,594 shares in its portfolio. American has 0.03% invested in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Fil Ltd has invested 0.04% in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Poplar Forest Capital Ltd Com reported 587,383 shares or 4.59% of all its holdings. Cipher Lp owns 3,704 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur New York stated it has 0% of its portfolio in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM). Retirement Of Alabama owns 58,271 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Regions Fincl owns 140,090 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc Id stated it has 1.94% of its portfolio in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM).

Among 19 analysts covering MSC Industrial Direct Co. (NYSE:MSM), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. MSC Industrial Direct Co. has $11600 highest and $55 lowest target. $94.07’s average target is 0.76% above currents $93.36 stock price. MSC Industrial Direct Co. had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Thursday, January 4. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight”. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Friday, January 15. The stock of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, December 5 by William Blair. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 17 by Credit Suisse. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $9800 target in Tuesday, June 6 report. The stock of MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 16 by Gabelli. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Wednesday, April 19.

Another recent and important MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “MSC Industrial Supply Co. Recognizes Norton Saint-Gobain Abrasives, Sandvik Coromant, Parker Hannifin With …” on May 23, 2018.

Confluence Investment Management Llc increased Brown & Brown Inc. (NYSE:BRO) stake by 485,894 shares to 983,635 valued at $25.02M in 2018Q1. It also upped Vanguard Msci Emerging Markets (VWO) stake by 13,473 shares and now owns 170,067 shares. Varex Imaging Corp was raised too.

Analysts await MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) to report earnings on July, 11. They expect $1.40 earnings per share, up 28.44% or $0.31 from last year’s $1.09 per share. MSM’s profit will be $79.07M for 16.67 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual earnings per share reported by MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.48% EPS growth.

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