Here’s how analysts see Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) after this past week.

March 13, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Here's how analysts see Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) after this past week.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.26, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 13 investors sold Brady Corporation shares while 64 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 38.30 million shares or 1.27% more from 37.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 0% or 22,443 shares in its portfolio. Tci Wealth Advsrs reported 0% of its portfolio in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Glenmede Trust Na has 0% invested in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Smith Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0.06% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) or 47,810 shares. Prudential Financial holds 79,902 shares. Franklin holds 1.65M shares. The Maryland-based Investment Counselors Of Maryland Lc has invested 0.92% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Goldman Sachs Gru has 749,849 shares. Alpha Windward Limited Liability stated it has 0.33% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Highbridge Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) or 8,490 shares. 160,826 were accumulated by Amer Century. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership, a Texas-based fund reported 1.75 million shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0.01% or 1.06 million shares in its portfolio. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 31,965 shares. Nine Chapters Management Lc has 1.05% invested in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC).

Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.84 million activity. Felmer Thomas J had sold 2,649 shares worth $104,688. BRUNO ELIZABETH P sold $882,000 worth of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) on Friday, September 22.

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Brady Corporation had 21 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Bank of America. The stock of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, November 16. As per Tuesday, September 15, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, September 17 by Bank of America. Bank of America upgraded Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) on Tuesday, January 2 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 16. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. Northcoast upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $45 target in Wednesday, February 15 report. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $40.0 target in Thursday, February 22 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Robert W. Baird. Below is a list of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) latest ratings and price target changes.

22/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Buy Upgrade
16/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0 Maintain
16/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
17/11/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Underperform Old Target: $34 New Target: $35 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Maintain

It closed at $38.05 lastly. It is up 24.08% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.38% the S&P500.

Brady Corporation manufactures and supplies identification solutions and workplace safety (WPS) products to identify and protect premises, products, and people in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.97 billion. The IDS segment offers safety signs, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices for facility identification and protection; materials and printing systems for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; and hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags for wire identification, as well as software and services for safety compliance auditing, procedure writing, and training. It has a 25.85 P/E ratio. The Company’s products also comprise name tags, badges, lanyards, and access control software for people identification; wristbands and labels for tracking and enhancing the safety of patients in hospitals; and custom wristbands for use in the leisure and entertainment industry, such as theme parks, concerts, and festivals.

More recent Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) news were published by: which released: “Brady Corp. net income up nearly 20% in 2017” on September 08, 2017. Also published the news titled: “Brady Corp. continues to push R&D spending higher” on November 16, 2017.‘s news article titled: “Brady Corp. reports best organic growth in six years” with publication date: February 22, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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