The Insider Simone Wu Sold 10203 shares of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH); Agilent Technologies (A) SI Increased By 4.29%

A calculated and well-grounded transaction was made by the Senior Vice President of Choice Hotels International Inc De, Mr. Simone Wu, yesterday, when she unloaded number of shares – 10,203, totalling $804,813 USD, totalled based on $78.9 per share. she now owns 0.05% of the total market cap of the company.

Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A) had an increase of 4.29% in short interest. A’s SI was 5.36M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 4.29% from 5.14 million shares previously. With 1.81M avg volume, 3 days are for Agilent Technologies Inc (NYSE:A)’s short sellers to cover A’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $67.43. About 577,064 shares traded. Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has risen 25.96% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.26% the S&P500.

Choice Hotels International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a hotel franchisor worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.48 billion. It operates in two divisions, Hotel Franchising and SkyTouch Technology. It has a 39.18 P/E ratio. The firm franchises lodging properties under the proprietary brand names Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Cambria hotels and suites, and Ascend Hotel Collection.

Among 12 analysts covering Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH), 0 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Choice Hotels International has $88 highest and $38 lowest target. $67.08’s average target is -15.25% below currents $79.15 stock price. Choice Hotels International had 30 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $60 target in Friday, August 4 report. JP Morgan downgraded it to “Underweight” rating and $43 target in Wednesday, January 6 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, February 19. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 21 by JP Morgan. As per Saturday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CHH in report on Friday, February 19 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, October 17.

Since September 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $2.13 million activity. BAINUM BRUCE also sold $1.29M worth of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) shares. The insider Pacious Patrick sold 11,149 shares worth $844,871.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 18 investors sold Choice Hotels International, Inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 28.38 million shares or 1.19% more from 28.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. American Century Inc invested in 32,668 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 9,865 shares stake. Laurion Mngmt L P invested in 6,900 shares. Carroll Assocs Inc owns 100 shares. Congress Asset Ma, Massachusetts-based fund reported 23,427 shares. Ajo Limited Partnership has 0.02% invested in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Campbell And Adviser Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.17% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Hsbc Holdg Public Ltd Company holds 0.01% or 60,964 shares. Vanguard Group accumulated 2.88M shares. Morgan Stanley owns 58,141 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Connable Office Incorporated reported 6,800 shares. Sei Invs Co reported 0.01% stake. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Crawford Inv Counsel has invested 0.26% in Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH). Walleye Trading Limited Liability Com reported 1,343 shares.

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $79.15. About 85,659 shares traded. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has risen 43.17% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.47% the S&P500.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $21.76 billion. The Company’s Life Sciences and Applied Markets segment offers liquid chromatography systems and components; liquid chromatography mass spectrometry systems; gas chromatography systems and components; gas chromatography mass spectrometry systems; inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry instruments; atomic absorption instruments; microwave plasma-atomic emission spectrometry instruments; inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry instruments; laboratory software and informatics systems; laboratory automation and robotic systems; dissolution testing; vacuum pumps; and measurement technologies. It has a 112.38 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Diagnostics and Genomics segment provides reagents, instruments, software, and consumables; arrays for DNA mutation detection, genotyping, gene copy number determination, identification of gene rearrangements, DNA methylation profiling, and gene expression profiling, as well as sequencing target enrichment services; and equipment focused on production of synthesized oligonucleotides for use as active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Among 15 analysts covering Agilent Technologies (NYSE:A), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Agilent Technologies had 57 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 9. On Thursday, February 15 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) earned “Buy” rating by TheStreet on Tuesday, August 25. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, February 15. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Thursday, August 18. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 9. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 15. Robert W. Baird maintained Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) rating on Monday, November 20. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $72.0 target. The stock of Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Evercore.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 26 investors sold Agilent Technologies, Inc. shares while 166 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 194 raised stakes. 267.56 million shares or 0.84% less from 269.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fisher Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co invested in 0% or 9,493 shares. Laurion Cap Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 11,800 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Europe) holds 0.02% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) or 5,118 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Inc Md stated it has 0.31% in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). 965 were reported by Mcf. Arrowstreet Ltd Partnership holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 703,830 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt accumulated 1.07 million shares. First Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.06% or 392,261 shares. Pnc Fincl Services Gru Inc Inc invested in 0.09% or 1.40 million shares. Bluecrest Mngmt Limited owns 0.01% invested in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) for 4,796 shares. Cwm Limited Liability Com reported 862 shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile Co owns 6.92M shares for 0.6% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Communication has invested 0% of its portfolio in Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A). California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 554,533 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Old Dominion Capital Mgmt Incorporated invested in 16,880 shares or 1.1% of the stock.