Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM)’s Stock Insider Deal – Mandy Berman Unloaded 500 Shares; Taurus Asset Management Raised Disney Walt Co (DIS) Stake

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Taurus Asset Management Llc increased Disney Walt Co (DIS) stake by 21.04% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Taurus Asset Management Llc acquired 55,448 shares as Disney Walt Co (DIS)’s stock declined 8.57%. The Taurus Asset Management Llc holds 318,946 shares with $34.29 million value, up from 263,498 last quarter. Disney Walt Co now has $150.46B valuation. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $100.06. About 6.69M shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 11.59% since May 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care, early education, and other services for employers and families. The company has market cap of $5.50 billion. It operates through Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Dependent Care, and Other Educational Advisory Services divisions. It has a 36.71 P/E ratio. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center child care, preschool, and elementary education services.

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $95.03. About 719,977 shares traded or 133.21% up from the average. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) has risen 38.44% since May 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.89% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 26 sales for $862.86 million activity. 4.12M shares valued at $421.59M were sold by BEKENSTEIN JOSHUA on Thursday, March 29. 2,798 shares were sold by DREIER STEPHEN I, worth $271,406. Shares for $528,861 were sold by KONDRACKE MARGUERITE. Berman Mandy sold 500 shares worth $49,830. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider Kramer Stephen Howard sold $282,427. On Tuesday, April 3 TOCIO MARY ANN sold $344,952 worth of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) or 3,600 shares. On Monday, March 5 the insider Burke Mary Lou sold $105,050.

Among 10 analysts covering Bright Horizons (NYSE:BFAM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Bright Horizons has $10700 highest and $59 lowest target. $98.63’s average target is 3.79% above currents $95.03 stock price. Bright Horizons had 31 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 5. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Credit Suisse. William Blair downgraded the stock to “Market Weight” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of BFAM in report on Wednesday, January 17 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) rating on Wednesday, November 25. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $75 target. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, February 9 with “Outperform”. As per Friday, February 10, the company rating was downgraded by William Blair. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, November 9. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.32, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 55.94 million shares or 2.32% less from 57.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Trillium Asset Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.32% or 61,713 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) for 2,188 shares. Bain Cap Ltd Liability owns 4.48 million shares. Argent Mgmt Limited Liability owns 8,265 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management reported 0.01% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Prudential Finance Incorporated holds 0% or 3,130 shares. Df Dent Co has 11,195 shares. California-based Fdx Advsrs has invested 0.01% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 1,775 shares. Citigroup has invested 0% of its portfolio in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). 105,746 were reported by State Of Wisconsin Invest Board. Atlantic Group Limited Liability Com owns 793,231 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. Aperio Grp Inc Limited Liability Company owns 7,895 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Denver Inv Ltd Liability Com has 0.04% invested in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) for 9,369 shares. 109,562 were reported by Granahan Management Inc Ma.

Two days ago, an insider trading transaction was made. Mandy Berman, the EVP & CAO and an insider of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc sold a total of 500 shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc, worth about $47,125 U.S Dollars, at $94.3 per every share at the time of the transaction. Mandy is trying to quietly decrease her company’s share, same as she did in the last 30 days. She unloaded another 500 shares worth $49,830 USD. She owns 0.04% of the -company’s market cap or 20,380 shares.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $194,780 activity. LEWIS AYLWIN B had sold 1,797 shares worth $194,780.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 58 investors sold DIS shares while 690 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 508 raised stakes. 896.07 million shares or 0.31% less from 898.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Loomis Sayles & LP holds 295,330 shares. Tompkins Financial Corporation reported 26,861 shares. The Quebec – Canada-based Fiera Cap Corporation has invested 0.22% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Duff & Phelps Mngmt Com owns 0.03% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 17,110 shares. 9,670 are held by Duncker Streett Communications. Veritable LP holds 81,212 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Cypress Group, Florida-based fund reported 14,210 shares. Ntv Asset Mgmt Ltd Com holds 15,174 shares or 0.45% of its portfolio. Spinnaker holds 0.4% or 31,844 shares. John G Ullman & Assoc Inc stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Charter owns 0.24% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 19,410 shares. Arcadia Invest Mgmt Mi owns 200 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Rampart Mgmt Co Lc accumulated 20,942 shares. 165,328 were reported by Parsec Mgmt. Moreover, Karp Management has 0.35% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

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