Epizyme (EPZM) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Hold

Monday, 12 Feb, 2018

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE:AME) has risen 27.71% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 75.15% the S&P500.

Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 8.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 90,308 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.57 million, down from 98,268 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Palo Alto Investors Llc who had been investing in Epizyme Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.11 billion market cap company. About 793,812 shares traded or 55.73% up from the average. Ocado Group plc (OTCMKTS:OCDGF) has 0.00% since February 10, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 40.77% the S&P500. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Epizyme's Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.55) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.55) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.57) EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at ($0.67) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at ($0.62) EPS, FY2018 earnings at ($2.41) EPS and FY2019 earnings at ($2.37) EPS.

Among 4 analysts covering Enercare Inc (TSE:ECI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. It worsened, as 15 investors sold EPZM shares while 22 reduced holdings. Virtus Fund Advisers LLC purchased a new position in shares of Epizyme during the 4th quarter valued at about $346,000. Goldman Sachs Gp accumulated 225,702 shares. Old Mutual Glob Invsts (Uk) Ltd reported 204,414 shares. Moreover, Citadel Advsr Ltd Company has 0.01% invested in Epizyme, Inc. (NASDAQ:EPZM) for 5,336 shares. State Street invested in 1.57M shares. Rock Springs Mgmt Ltd Partnership owns 1.35M shares or 1.19% of their USA portfolio. Tekla Capital Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.31% in Epizyme, Inc. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Epizyme from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, May 22nd. Delta Asset Llc Tn holds 0.01% or 700 shares. Wellington Mgmt Group Llp invested in 74,762 shares or 0% of the stock. (NASDAQ:EPZM) or 3.39M shares. (NASDAQ:EPZM). Baker Bros Advsrs LP reported 232,481 shares. Hanseatic Services has 0% invested in Epizyme, Inc. Auxier Asset Management stated it has 0.59% in Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Epizyme (EPZM) opened at $16.00 on Thursday.

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company Llc, which manages about $15.88 billion and $913.16 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Frontier Communications Corp by 24,030 shares to 15,315 shares, valued at $295,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Epizyme by 5.8% in the 2nd quarter.

Among 13 analysts covering Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Epizyme had 31 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Buy" on Friday, October 27. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, June 7 by H.C. Wainwright. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of Epizyme by 17.1% during the 4th quarter. The stock has "Market Outperform" rating by JMP Securities on Wednesday, March 9. On Tuesday, May 10 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, January 18 by Wells Fargo. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $35.0 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by Oppenheimer. As per Thursday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright. 589.78 million shares or 2.68% less from 606.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 4 insider sales for $1.11 million activity.

In related news, COO Matthew Ros sold 72,264 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 5th. Another trade for 200,000 shares valued at $3.05M was made by MOTT DAVID M on Monday, September 18. Northern Trust Corp reported 516,940 shares. It also reduced its holding in Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) by 800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,400 shares, and cut its stake in Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX). Therefore 67% are positive. Hill-Rom had 28 analyst reports since September 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (TSE:ECI) rating on Tuesday, August 11. (NASDAQ:EPZM) rating on Monday, June 12. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 6 with "Overweight". The stock has "Buy" rating by S&P Research on Wednesday, October 14. Needham maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, January 26 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, February 8 by Barclays Capital. Northcoast upgraded the shares of HRC in report on Wednesday, December 16 to "Buy" rating. They set a "buy" rating and a $24.00 price target for the company. Shares for $5.40M were sold by EDELMAN THOMAS J. On Wednesday, December 13 the insider Johnson Paul Sherwood sold $82,990.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Legal And General Grp Public Limited Company reported 11,139 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Voya Investment Management Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Epizyme, Inc. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank), a Switzerland-based fund reported 988 shares.