Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE): Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 0.8

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $4.59. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 5,135 shares of the footwear maker's stock worth $266,000 after purchasing an additional 1,401 shares during the period.

Nike (NYSE:NKE) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, December 20th. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Security National Trust Co decreased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 14.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC now owns 2,527 shares of the footwear maker's stock worth $149,000 after purchasing an additional 1,209 shares during the period. The institutional investor held 42,532 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.21M, up from 8,673 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Orbis Investment Management who had been investing in Nike Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $105.51 billion market cap company.

Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) traded up $0.38 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $64.67. About 5.14 million shares traded.

Barings LLC lessened its holdings in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) by 64.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 1.67 and a current ratio of 2.46. Sold All: 87 Reduced: 457 Increased: 358 New Position: 78. The institutional investors in our partner's database now own: 985.62 million shares, down from 994.42 million shares in 2017Q2. Dnb Asset As holds 555,917 shares. Shares for $8.78 million were sold by PARKER MARK G on Friday, December 15. (NYSE:IPG). Hancock Holdings invested in 94,504 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Addenda invested in 180,573 shares. (NYSE:NKE). U S Global stated it has 0.17% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Hendley & Incorporated, a Ohio-based fund reported 94,910 shares. It also reduced its holding in Trinity Inds Inc (NYSE:TRN) by 22,359 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 39,804 shares, and cut its stake in Avnet Inc (NYSE:AVT). Tctc Holdg Limited Liability Co holds 8,848 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Asset Mgmt One Ltd invested in 0.26% or 2.11M shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 0% or 37,145 shares. The footwear maker reported $0.46 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.06. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.50 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Nike Inc will post 2.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have given a hold rating and twenty-one have issued a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 52% are positive. Facebook had 216 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:NKE) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, March 23 by Wedbush. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of NKE in report on Wednesday, March 23 with "Hold" rating. The stock has "Neutral" rating by B.riley on Monday, September 26.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Nike (NYSE:NKE) PT Set at $58.00 by JPMorgan Chase & Co." was originally published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 11 by Susquehanna. Blackrock Inc sold 557,945 shares as the company's stock declined 8.78% while stock markets rallied. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Mkt Perform" on Wednesday, September 28. Barclays Capital maintained NIKE, Inc. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $64.40.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $619,764 activity. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 268,169 shares of the company's stock, valued at $16,940,235.73. (NYSE:NKE) on Thursday, September 14.

In related news, EVP John F. Slusher sold 125,722 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. (NYSE:NKE). Wills Finance Gru Inc holds 1.1% or 28,958 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q3 2017. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.24%. It fall, as 47 investors sold P shares while 59 reduced holdings. The footwear maker reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.06. Nuveen Asset Limited Liability reported 394,088 shares. The United Kingdom-based Consulta Ltd has invested 5.9% in the stock. Aperio Group Inc owns 11,996 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 0.03% invested in Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Canada Pension Plan Inv Board owns 0.74% invested in NIKE, Inc. Eaton Vance holds 2.58M shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt invested in 0.08% or 106,859 shares. 14,639 were reported by Wms Prtn Limited Liability Corporation. Allsquare Wealth Management Limited Liability has invested 0.62% in Facebook, Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 23,753 shares. Clear Harbor Asset Lc holds 0.18% in Pandora Media, Inc. 75,100 are held by Gabelli Funds Ltd Com. Argent invested in 0.25% or 12,350 shares. Moore Cap Mngmt LP has invested 0.03% in NIKE, Inc. Zeke Capital Advisors LLC now owns 15,108 shares of the footwear maker's stock worth $783,000 after purchasing an additional 6,797 shares during the period. It also increased its holding in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 1,741 shares in the quarter, for a total of 60,391 shares, and has risen its stake in Analog Devices Inc (NASDAQ:ADI).

Among 17 analysts covering Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 63 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, September 25. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, September 7. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 19 by Raymond James. The stock of XPO Logistics, Inc. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Morgan Stanley. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Pandora Media, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 9. On Tuesday, June 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Scotia Capital to "Sector Perform". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 12 by UBS.