Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado Has $1.47 Million Holdings in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)

Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado lessened its stake in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSICGet Rating) by 4.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,897 shares of the company’s stock after selling 924 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado’s holdings in Henry Schein were worth $1,465,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in Henry Schein in the 4th quarter valued at about $32,000. Covestor Ltd acquired a new stake in Henry Schein in the 4th quarter valued at about $35,000. National Bank of Canada FI acquired a new stake in Henry Schein in the 4th quarter valued at about $42,000. CI Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in Henry Schein in the 3rd quarter valued at about $46,000. Finally, Confluence Wealth Services Inc. acquired a new stake in Henry Schein in the 4th quarter valued at about $81,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.30% of the company’s stock.

NASDAQ HSIC opened at $83.45 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.79, a quick ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $86.93 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $81.08. Henry Schein, Inc. has a 1 year low of $70.25 and a 1 year high of $92.68. The firm has a market capitalization of $11.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.14, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 0.75.

Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSICGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.09. Henry Schein had a net margin of 5.11% and a return on equity of 15.70%. The firm had revenue of $3.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.12 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.24 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, research analysts anticipate that Henry Schein, Inc. will post 4.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, EVP Mark E. Mlotek sold 24,075 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.99, for a total value of $1,997,984.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Walter Siegel sold 15,070 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.97, for a total transaction of $1,250,357.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 40,122 shares in the company, valued at $3,328,922.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 60,257 shares of company stock worth $5,036,317 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.00% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Barrington Research lifted their price target on shares of Henry Schein from $96.00 to $102.00 in a research report on Wednesday, February 16th. William Blair reaffirmed a “market perform” rating on shares of Henry Schein in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. StockNews.com initiated coverage on shares of Henry Schein in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Piper Sandler cut their price target on shares of Henry Schein from $98.00 to $95.00 in a research note on Friday, January 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Henry Schein from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $91.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $93.83.

Henry Schein Company Profile (Get Rating)

Henry Schein, Inc provides health care products and services to dental practitioners and laboratories, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide. It operates through two segments, Health Care Distribution, and Technology and Value-Added Services.

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