Stifel Nicolaus Remains a Hold on Biogen Inc

(NASDAQ:BIIB) was up +1.16% during the last trading session, with a day high of 332.87. 309,513 shares of the company traded hands.

Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. cut its holdings in Biogen Inc.

Based on the latest notes released to investors, 8 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 10 analysts "outperform", 11 analysts "hold", 0 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". Vounatsos Michel had bought 1,402 shares worth $380,433 on Monday, May 1. Patton Albertson Miller Group, LLC now holds 3,882 shares worth $1,265,000. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 467 shares of the biotechnology company's stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 67 shares during the period. The stock declined 0.64% or $0.32 reaching $48.63 per share. The stock was acquired at an average price of $278.50 per share, with a total value of $20,569,453.00. Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has risen 28.84% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 27.33% the S&P500. (NYSE:GIS) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: "General Mills profit misses as U.S. yogurt sales sour" published on September 20, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "General Mills: Taking Another Look" with publication date: October 10, 2017. (NYSE:GIS), 1 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 14 Hold.

Analysts await Western Refining Logistics LP (NYSE:WNRL) to report earnings on October, 30. (NYSE:GIS) rating on Friday, June 17. The stock's market capitalization is 70.37B. As per Monday, June 12, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan.

09/15/2017 - RBC Capital began new coverage on Biogen Idec Inc. giving the company a "sector perform" rating. Piper Jaffray upgraded Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) on Thursday, November 5 to "Overweight" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, February 15. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Thursday, March 24. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 5 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.10, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/11/ameritas-investment-partners-inc-reduces-holdings-in-biogen-inc-biib.html. Beacon Trust Co. raised its position in Biogen by 0.5% in the first quarter. Indiana Trust & Investment Management Co controls 1,673 shares with a value of $524,000. The New Hampshire-based Pax Ww Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.99% in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB). Wetherby Asset Mgmt invested in 3,035 shares. Roundview Capital Limited Liability Company reported 47,340 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corp, Illinois-based fund reported 1.07M shares. Pathstone Family Office LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Biogen during the first quarter worth $102,000. Central State Bank & Tru invested in 9,734 shares or 0.69% of the stock. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 0% of its portfolio in Oil States International, Inc. Lvw Lc holds 0.88% in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) for 32,138 shares. Pnc Fincl Grp Inc has invested 0.13% in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB). It also reduced Galapagos Nv stake by 96,738 shares and now owns 19,000 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Cap Ltd has 1,029 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Cove Street Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 78,100 shares. (NYSE:OIS). Millennium Lc reported 180,200 shares.

Motco, which manages about $959.43 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nestle Sa (NSRGY) by 52,317 shares to 40,701 shares, valued at $3.55 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Amerisourcebergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) was reduced too. Buckingham Capital Management Inc. now owns 2,452 shares of the biotechnology company's stock worth $670,000 after acquiring an additional 8 shares in the last quarter.

Biogen, Inc.is a global biotechnology company, which focuses on discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering therapies for neurological, autoimmune and hematologic disorders. Samlyn Lc holds 4.71% of its portfolio in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) for 710,500 shares. Therefore 58% are positive.

07/26/2017 - Biogen Idec Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, January 21. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Thursday, September 21 to "Market Perform".

05/24/2017 - Biogen Idec Inc. had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on shares of Biogen from $328.00 to $377.00 and gave the stock a "market perform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. BMO Capital Markets downgraded it to "Market Perform" rating and $360 target in Friday, July 24 report. Also, EVP Susan H. Alexander sold 4,974 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th.

On September 20 analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey started covering BIIB with an initial rating of "Buy". Vetr raised shares of Biogen from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating and set a $311.67 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Posner Brian S also sold $277,840 worth of Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) on Friday, June 9. (NASDAQ:BIIB) by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Shares of Biogen Inc. "(BIIB) a Great Stock for Value Investors?" on September 25, 2017. 1003984 shares were traded on Biogen Idec Inc.'s last session. (NASDAQ:BIIB), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Equities analysts predict that Biogen Inc. will post $21.53 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. BIIB's profit will be $1.19 billion for 14.66 P/E if the $5.61 EPS becomes a reality.

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