Short Interest in Celgene Co. (CELG) Increases By 17.1%


Hg Vora Capital Management Llc sold 2.28M shares as the company's stock rose 37.89% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,003 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $438,000, down from 175,137 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Franklin Resources Inc who had been investing in Hubspot Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.41B market cap company. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 1,082,701 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $106,825,000 after buying an additional 1,053,816 shares during the period. About 251,755 shares traded. (NASDAQ:PENN) has risen 33.06% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.05% the S&P500. The Mean Recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. First Bancorporation Of Omaha accumulated 0.89% or 101,625 shares. Bb&T Secs Lc reported 40,258 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. The stock exchanged hands with 6,729,226 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 8.14M shares. Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct holds 0.35% of its portfolio in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) for 63,622 shares. Community Bank Systems had 19 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus set a $130.00 target price on Celgene and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. Celgene Corporation has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $138.39. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded Penn National Gaming, Inc. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 27 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Cowen & Co maintained HubSpot, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, October 27. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, October 2. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 22 by Deutsche Bank. BTIG Research reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Celgene in a research note on Sunday, October 22nd. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, September 29 with "Buy".

Among 12 analysts covering UBS AG (NYSE:UBS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. (NYSE:HUBS). Fifth Third Bank & Trust has invested 0% in HubSpot, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) on Thursday, August 31. Finally, LSV Asset Management acquired a new position in shares of Celgene during the second quarter worth $1,701,000. (NASDAQ:PENN) on Wednesday, October 18.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. PA cut its holdings in shares of Celgene Co. 97 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. Two Sigma Limited Liability holds 0.04% or 3,253 shares in its portfolio. After $0.74 actual EPS reported by AT&T Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.16% negative EPS growth. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 327,773 shares. Moreover, Hyman Charles D has 0.63% invested in AT&T Inc. The company has its outstanding shares of 799.99M. Halsey Associate Ct holds 3.34% or 178,362 shares. Cape Cod Five Cents Bancorp stated it has 2,384 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Vigilant Mngmt Llc holds 0.07% or 3,054 shares in its portfolio. 178,600 were reported by Pdt Prtn Lc.

Ratings analysis reveals 55% of Celgene Corporation's analysts are positive. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, October 4 report. $1.31M worth of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) was sold by KAPLAN GILLA. Wells Fargo maintained Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) on Friday, December 4 with "Outperform" rating. The company was initiated on Friday, February 5 by Leerink Swann. As per Sunday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Monday, July 31, the company rating was upgraded by Argus Research.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. It dived, as 44 investors sold CELG shares while 457 reduced holdings.

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Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The biopharmaceutical company reported $1.91 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.04. 278,000 are owned by Honeywell Intll Incorporated. 199,060 are held by Frontier Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co. (NYSE:Q). 23,260 are held by Utah Retirement. Bluefin Trading Limited Liability Corp owns 2,053 shares. E&G Lp owns 0.84% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) for 12,718 shares. Indiana-based First Merchants has invested 0.21% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). Castleark Management Ltd owns 1.14% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) for 249,280 shares. It also increased its holding in Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA) by 37,812 shares in the quarter, for a total of 83,306 shares, and has risen its stake in United Health Group Inc (NYSE:UNH). They expect $1.72 earnings per share, up 8.86% or $0.14 from last year's $1.58 per share. Sun Life Inc accumulated 5,753 shares.

Westover Capital Advisors Llc decreased Nestle Sa (NSRGY) stake by 8,226 shares to 2,456 valued at $206,000 in 2017Q3.

Franklin Resources Inc increased its stake in Hubspot Inc (HUBS) by 6.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stratos Wealth Partners reported 10,137 shares. CELG's profit will be $1.38 billion for 15.02 P/E if the $1.75 EPS becomes a reality. Guggenheim reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $147.00 target price on shares of Celgene in a research report on Wednesday.

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