T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund reduced stake in Quidel Corporation



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On the 30th of September, the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund sold 82 thousand Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:) shares for $18 million at an average price of $219.38 per share.
Shares of Quidel Corporation are up 23.42% since the transaction.

The T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund’s holding in Quidel Corporation decreased to about 4.2 million shares with the transaction.

The T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund first bought Quidel Corporation stock in the first quarter of 2001.
The T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund also owns Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:), Alcon Inc. (NYSE:), Avantor, Inc. (NYSE:) and Zoetis (NYSE:).
Quidel Corporation is its number four position by number of shares and market value among health care supplies stocks.

Other investors who also reduced their Quidel Corporation shares include Congress Asset Management, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co., and Arrowpoint Asset Management.
Contrary to the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund, California State Teachers Retirement System, Victory Capital Management, and Gotham Asset Management added to QDEL shares, while Millennium Management, Waddell & Reed Financial, and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management introduced QDEL shares to their portfolio.

The T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund has also recently reduced their share in Becton Dickinson & Co., ShockWave Medical, Inc. (SWAV) and Alcon Inc.
The total value of the shares sold is estimated at around $1.8 billion.

The T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund also reduced their share in J.B.Hunt Transport Services Inc (JBHT), Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (ST), Visteon Corp (NASDAQ:), Aptiv PLC (NYSE:), Workday Inc A (NASDAQ:), Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (OLLI), Carvana Co (NYSE:), DocuSign Inc (NASDAQ:) and Endava plc (NYSE:).
The total value of the shares sold is estimated at around $5.9 billion.

In addition, the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund added to their share in Enerpac Tool Group Corp. (NYSE:), Vail Resorts Inc (NYSE:), Packaging Corp of America (NYSE:), Lumber Liquidators Holdings, In (NYSE:), Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:), Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN), Matson , Inc. (NYSE:), Constellium SE (NYSE:), Wix.com Ltd (NASDAQ:), Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Professional Holding Corp. (PFHD), Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:), MyoKardia, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Match Group, Inc (NASDAQ:), Bill.com Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:), Slack Technologies Inc (NYSE:), NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. (NEX), Avalara, Inc. (NYSE:), Palomar Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:), Crowdstrike Holdings (CRWD) and RAPT Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:).
The total value of the shares bought is estimated at around $6.5 billion.





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