Palisade Capital Management Has Lifted Its Schein Henry (HSIC) Stake; PETROFAC LTD LONDON (POFCF) Shorts Up By 18.86%

February 18, 2018 - By Jonathan Benavides

PETROFAC LTD LONDON (OTCMKTS:POFCF) had an increase of 18.86% in short interest. POFCF’s SI was 640,400 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 18.86% from 538,800 shares previously. With 1,200 avg volume, 534 days are for PETROFAC LTD LONDON (OTCMKTS:POFCF)’s short sellers to cover POFCF’s short positions. It closed at $5.82 lastly. It is down 0.00% since February 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Palisade Capital Management Llc increased Schein Henry Inc (HSIC) stake by 64.34% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Palisade Capital Management Llc acquired 7,000 shares as Schein Henry Inc (HSIC)’s stock rose 5.77%. The Palisade Capital Management Llc holds 17,880 shares with $1.47 million value, up from 10,880 last quarter. Schein Henry Inc now has $10.91 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.67% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $69.52. About 2.87M shares traded or 43.53% up from the average. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Petrofac Limited, an oilfield service company, provides facilities solutions to the gas and oil production and processing industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.83 billion. It operates through three divisions: Engineering & Construction, Engineering & Production Services, and Integrated Energy Services. It has a 33.84 P/E ratio. The Engineering & Construction segment provides engineering, procurement, and construction project execution services to the onshore gas and oil industry.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $366,756 activity. Rose Paul sold $366,756 worth of stock or 2,126 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 45 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, November 7. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $89.0 target in Tuesday, October 17 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 20 report. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) earned “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, February 15. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 8 report. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 20. Barrington Research maintained the shares of HSIC in report on Wednesday, February 22 with “Outperform” rating. Gabelli upgraded Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Tuesday, January 10 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Thursday, October 19.

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