Henry Schein Incorporated (NASDAQ:HSIC) Shorted Shares Decreased By 1.05%

February 13, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

 Henry Schein Incorporated (NASDAQ:HSIC) Shorted Shares Decreased By 1.05%

Investors sentiment increased to 7.15 in 2017 Q3. Its up 5.99, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 47 investors sold Henry Schein, Inc. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 377 raised stakes. 279.70 million shares or 306.41% more from 68.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Gabelli Funds Limited Liability invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Shell Asset Mngmt reported 112,948 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Td Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 302,006 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Moreover, Atlantic Group Lc has 0% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 11,574 shares. Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 282,468 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland) Sa has invested 1.43% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Hap Trading Limited accumulated 19,001 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Campbell Invest Adviser Ltd Company holds 6,508 shares or 0.43% of its portfolio. Security Natl Trust owns 5,290 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv, a Netherlands-based fund reported 11,574 shares. 639,264 were accumulated by Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership. Texas-based Stephens Investment Mgmt Limited Company has invested 0.09% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Chevy Chase Hldgs Inc holds 517,772 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt has 254,227 shares.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $366,756 activity.

The stock of Henry Schein Incorporated (NASDAQ:HSIC) registered a decrease of 1.05% in short interest. HSIC’s total short interest was 10.71M shares in February as published by FINRA. Its down 1.05% from 10.83M shares, reported previously. With 2.62 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 4 days to cover their HSIC’s short positions. The short interest to Henry Schein Incorporated’s float is 13.71%.

The stock decreased 7.22% or $5.21 during the last trading session, reaching $66.97. About 9.47M shares traded or 388.53% up from the average. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.65% the S&P500.

Henry Schein, Inc. provides health care services and products to dental practitioners and laboratories, animal health clinics, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.51 billion. It operates through two divisions, Health Care Distribution, and Technology and Value-Added Services. It has a 19.26 P/E ratio. The Health Care Distribution segment offers dental products, including infection-control products, handpieces, preventatives, impression materials, composites, anesthetics, teeth, dental implants, gypsum, acrylics, articulators, abrasives, dental chairs, delivery units and lights, X-ray supplies and equipment, and high-tech and digital restoration equipment, as well as equipment repair services.

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of HSIC in report on Tuesday, August 8 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Wednesday, February 22. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, February 11. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 3 to “Outperform”. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Gabelli. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $17800 target in Wednesday, July 5 report. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 6 by Gabelli. Jefferies maintained Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 15 by UBS.

More notable recent Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Henry Schein (HSIC) Q4 Earnings to Show Growth in All Lines?” on February 12, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Henry Schein, Inc. Named One Of The 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies® By …” published on February 12, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Henry Schein Animal Health To Showcase Products And Solutions And Host Live …” on February 01, 2018. More interesting news about Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Henry Schein To Webcast Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2017 Conference Call On …” published on February 01, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims …” with publication date: February 13, 2018.

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