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As Exact Sciences (EXAS) Stock Value Rose, Holder Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Has Cut Its Stake; As Tjx Cos (TJX) Valuation Rose, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt Has Boosted Its Stake

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Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc decreased its stake in Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS) by 56.6% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc sold 44,820 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 34,362 shares of the commercial physical & biological resarch company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $2.06 million, down from 79,182 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc who had been investing in Exact Sciences Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.33 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 8.13% or $6.72 during the last trading session, reaching $75.94. About 2.06M shares traded or 21.89% up from the average. Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) has risen 76.39% since December 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.77% the S&P500. Some Historical EXAS News: 16/03/2018 – Exact Sciences Corp: We admit to being early. But the science won’t be held back; 06/03/2018 – Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Exact Sciences, KapStone Paper and Packaging, Spirit Realty Capital, KLA-Tencor, Ne; 20/03/2018 – EXACT SCIENCES CORP – STENHOUSE, VICE PRESIDENT, U.S. IMMUNOLOGY AT ABBVIE, WILL ASSUME NEW POSITION ON APRIL 2, 2018; 23/04/2018 – DJ Exact Sciences Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (EXAS); 03/04/2018 – ColoGuard to Provide Industry City Tenants with Ready Access to More Than 30 Networks; 06/03/2018 – Exact Sciences Names Paul Limburg Co-Chief Medical Officer; 19/03/2018 – Harry Connick Jr. Is No Oprah Winfrey. Just Ask Exact Sciences; 26/04/2018 – EXACT Sciences 1Q Rev $90.3M; 26/04/2018 – EXACT SCIENCES 1Q LOSS PER SHARE 33C, EST. LOSS PER SHARE 38C; 14/05/2018 – Exact Sciences at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow

Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt increased its stake in Tjx Cos Inc (TJX) by 2.48% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt bought 200,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.43% with the market. The institutional investor held 8.26 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $785.95M, up from 8.06 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt who had been investing in Tjx Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $58.37B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.52% or $1.22 during the last trading session, reaching $47.17. About 10.42M shares traded or 26.98% up from the average. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has risen 49.97% since December 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.35% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering EXACT Sciences (NASDAQ:EXAS), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. EXACT Sciences had 91 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, October 7 with “Buy”. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 7 report. Cowen & Co maintained Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, September 6. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”. The stock of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by BTIG Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, October 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, February 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 3 by BTIG Research.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.14, from 1.15 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 44 investors sold EXAS shares while 97 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 100.39 million shares or 1.50% less from 101.92 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Moreover, Vanguard Group Incorporated has 0.03% invested in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 10.24M shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated accumulated 739,593 shares. Td Asset invested 0.01% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Marsico Mgmt Lc accumulated 24,717 shares. Jefferies Grp Incorporated Lc, a New York-based fund reported 19,347 shares. Northeast Investment Mngmt owns 5,997 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Fisher Asset Mgmt Lc reported 55,621 shares. Brown Advisory has 32,539 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt holds 4,296 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern Trust Corporation stated it has 607,513 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems owns 188,600 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 722,334 were accumulated by Macquarie Grp. Raymond James And Associates has invested 0.01% in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS). Qs Investors Lc reported 80,132 shares stake. Gotham Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.08% invested in Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) for 92,142 shares.

Since July 30, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $13.56 million activity. Shares for $5.71 million were sold by LIDGARD GRAHAM PETER on Wednesday, October 31. On Tuesday, August 28 WYZGA MICHAEL S sold $184,730 worth of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) or 2,468 shares. The insider Carey Thomas D. sold $201,713. Another trade for 1,318 shares valued at $77,577 was made by Doyle James Edward on Monday, July 30. The insider Fallon John A. sold 2,373 shares worth $139,675. $174,118 worth of Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) was sold by COWARD D SCOTT on Sunday, September 30.

Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc, which manages about $15.74B and $18.07B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Arch Cap Group Ltd (NASDAQ:ACGL) by 669,682 shares to 764,658 shares, valued at $20.23 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Praxair Inc (NYSE:PX) by 2,004 shares in the quarter, for a total of 382,103 shares, and has risen its stake in Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK).

Analysts await Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $-0.50 earnings per share, down 177.78% or $0.32 from last year’s $-0.18 per share. After $-0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Exact Sciences Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 66.67% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Exact Sciences Is Soaring Today – Nasdaq” on April 27, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “40 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” published on November 29, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Waiting For The Next Overreaction With Exact Sciences – Seeking Alpha” on March 19, 2018. More interesting news about Exact Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Exact Sciences: Can It Make Colonoscopies A Thing Of The Past? – Seeking Alpha” published on September 10, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Exact Sciences: Overreaction Achievement Unlocked – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: August 17, 2018.

More notable recent The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Adobe, TJX Companies and Morgan Stanley – Investorplace.com” on November 15, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Black Friday Proves You Should Buy the Dip in TJX Stock – Investorplace.com” published on November 29, 2018, Zacks.com published: “TJX (TJX) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy? – Zacks.com” on November 06, 2018. More interesting news about The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “TJX: Buy The Dip – Seeking Alpha” published on November 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Higher freight costs hit TJX – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 20, 2018.

Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, which manages about $11.97B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Autoliv Inc.(S) (NYSE:ALV) by 6,300 shares to 8.21M shares, valued at $847.96M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in L Brands Inc (LTD) by 5.29 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.75 million shares, and cut its stake in Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR).

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