Were Analysts Bullish Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) This Week?

April 21, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 32 investors sold Brunswick Corporation shares while 112 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 79.48 million shares or 0.47% less from 79.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement, a Florida-based fund reported 100,358 shares. Pnc Financial Gp holds 0% of its portfolio in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) for 2,946 shares. Citigroup has invested 0% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Atlantic Tru Grp Ltd Liability Company owns 0% invested in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) for 167 shares. D Scott Neal owns 32 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Fifth Third Retail Bank invested in 34,500 shares. Kempen Nv holds 0.9% or 206,070 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 31,572 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Oakbrook Ltd reported 8,640 shares. Geode Capital Ltd invested in 707,799 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt has 0.29% invested in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Fernwood Inv Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.34% or 11,600 shares. Gsa Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.16% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) or 47,189 shares. Brandywine Glob Investment Mngmt Ltd Company has 303,318 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Cannell Peter B & holds 758,605 shares or 1.44% of its portfolio.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $390,150 activity. Pfeifer John C sold $207,756 worth of stock.

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. Brunswick Corporation had 36 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. C.L. King upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, March 5 report. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, November 13. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 19. Northcoast upgraded Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) on Friday, November 3 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by FBR Capital. On Wednesday, February 7 the stock rating was maintained by Northcoast with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of BC in report on Friday, February 2 with “Overweight” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, April 13. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 22 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $72.0 target in Thursday, March 1 report. Below is a list of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/04/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0000 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $65.0000 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: CL King Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
05/03/2018 Broker: C.L. King Rating: Buy Upgrade
02/03/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $69.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $70 New Target: $75 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Outperform Old Target: $72 New Target: $80 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $68.0 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Wedbush Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $59.35. About 771,815 shares traded. Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has declined 3.37% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.92% the S&P500.

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.19 billion. The companyÂ’s Marine Engine segment offers outboard, sterndrive, and inboard engine and propulsion systems; marine electronics and control integration systems, steering systems, instruments, controls, propellers, trolling motors, fuel systems, service parts, and lubricants; and diesel propulsion systems to the recreational and commercial marine markets. It has a 36.5 P/E ratio. It serves independent boat builders and end users, as well as local, state, and foreign governments through marine dealers and distributors, specialty marine retailers, and marine service centers under the Mercury, Mercury MerCruiser, Mariner, Mercury Racing, Mercury Sport Jet, Mercury Jet Drive, Mercury Diesel, Sea Pro, Axius, Zeus, Quicksilver, Mercury Precision Parts, Mercury Propellers, Attwood, Garelick, Whale, Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine Supply, Payne's Marine Group, BLA, Seachoice, and MotorGuide brand names.

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) Institutional Positions Chart

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