July 12, 2018 – By Rachel Eickhoff
Knott David M decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc. (PFE) by 36.77% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Knott David M sold 343,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.80% with the market. The institutional investor held 590,076 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $20.94 million, down from 933,276 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Knott David M who had been investing in Pfizer Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $217.66B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $37.21. About 16.88M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 10.95% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.62% the S&P500. Some Historical PFE News: 17/05/2018 – FDA’S GOTTLIEB – COS FOR WHICH INQUIRIES HAVE BEEN RECEIVED INCLUDE PFIZER PHARMACEUTICALS PRODUCTION, SWEDISH ORPHAN BIOVITRUM, MEDA PHARMA; 18/05/2018 – Johnson & Johnson scraps Alzheimer’s trials on safety concerns; 14/03/2018 – Global Acromegaly and Gigantism Drugs Market 2018-2022 – Key Vendors are lpsen, Novartis & Pfizer – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 19/03/2018 – U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review for a Supplemental New Drug Application (SNDA) for XTANDI(R) (enzalutamide) in Non-Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC); 13/04/2018 – FDA: New Drug Application (NDA): 201803 Company: PFIZER CONS HLTHCARE; 16/05/2018 – Phase III IMpower150 Study Showed Genentech’s TECENTRIQ and Avastin Plus Carboplatin and Paclitaxel Helped People With a; 21/05/2018 – KARO PHARMA GETS MILESTONE PAYMENT FROM PFIZER; 02/04/2018 – Depomed Announces the Appointment of Stan Bukofzer, M.D. as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer; 01/05/2018 – PFIZER ENDS FIRST QUARTER EARNINGS CALL; 15/05/2018 – #2 PM bureau: Pfizer finally finishes a 3-year regulatory odyssey, bagging an FDA OK for 1st Epogen knockoff $PFE $AMGN $JNJ
Trinity Street Asset Management Llp decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp (UNP) by 7.44% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Trinity Street Asset Management Llp sold 21,716 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.52% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 270,066 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $36.30 million, down from 291,782 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Trinity Street Asset Management Llp who had been investing in Union Pac Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $109.12 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.37% or $3.41 during the last trading session, reaching $140.7. About 3.99 million shares traded or 10.12% up from the average. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 32.23% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.66% the S&P500. Some Historical UNP News: 19/03/2018 – Louisiana Transportation Infrastructure Receives $87 million Boost from Union Pacific; 18/03/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Union Pacific Railroad – 03/18/2018 02:39 PM; 22/05/2018 – Union Pacific Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 09/04/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – Union Pacific Railroad – 04/09/2018 04:07 PM; 26/04/2018 – UNION PACIFIC SAYS COAL, INTL INTERMODAL DRAGGING ON PRICING; 21/04/2018 – DJ Union Pacific Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (UNP); 22/03/2018 – Laughlin AF Base: Laughlin safety, Union Pacific caution drivers crossing railroads; 26/04/2018 – Union Pacific: Well Positioned to Benefit From Another Year of Positive Volume Growth, Solid Core Pricing Gains; 23/05/2018 – Union Pacific Chief Praises GE-Wabtec Railroad Deal; 07/05/2018 – Union Pacific is Top Class l Railroad on Military Times’ Best for Vets Employer Rankings
Since February 24, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $18.09 million activity. Shares for $986,292 were sold by HILL CHARLES H. The insider Dolsten Mikael sold 64,587 shares worth $2.39 million. OLSON LAURIE J had sold 19,000 shares worth $692,582. SUSMAN SALLY also sold $1.24M worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares. On Saturday, February 24 LUND-JURGENSEN KIRSTEN sold $353,677 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) or 9,510 shares. 132,312 Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares with value of $4.76 million were sold by READ IAN C.
Among 23 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Pfizer had 80 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Thursday, October 13 to “Hold”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Tuesday, September 13. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $39 target. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight” on Friday, August 28. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Friday, October 2 to “Overweight”. On Sunday, January 28 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $54.0 target in Tuesday, October 31 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Wednesday, August 2. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $5200 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10.
Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to report earnings on July, 31 before the open. They expect $0.75 earnings per share, up 11.94% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.67 per share. PFE’s profit will be $4.39B for 12.40 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual earnings per share reported by Pfizer Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.60% negative EPS growth.
More notable recent Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Trump Tweets Threat to Pfizer but Investors Shrug it Off” on July 10, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pfizer to defer price increases following CEO’s talk with Trump” published on July 11, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Trump Protection For Pfizer” on July 10, 2018. More interesting news about Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Your Daily Pharma Scoop: IPO Review – Aptinyx Surges, Kezar Progresses, Neon Slumps” published on July 11, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Pfizer (PFE) to Defer Drug Price Increases Following Discussion with Trump” with publication date: July 11, 2018.
Knott David M, which manages about $242.59 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Upland Software Inc. by 170,000 shares to 350,000 shares, valued at $10.08 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Zogenix Inc. by 8,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 20,000 shares, and has risen its stake in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC).
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.17, from 1.06 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 70 investors sold PFE shares while 718 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 595 raised stakes. 4.01 billion shares or 1.39% less from 4.07 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Plante Moran Financial Advsr invested 0.57% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 41.16M were accumulated by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd Co. Citizens And Northern Corporation holds 32,193 shares or 0.85% of its portfolio. Investec Asset has 4.29 million shares. Fayez Sarofim & owns 679,575 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Sterling Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.71% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 2.13M shares. Colonial Tru Advisors has 0.19% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 26,277 shares. 87,184 are owned by Nichols And Pratt Advisers Limited Liability Partnership Ma. Arcadia Invest Management Corp Mi owns 49,768 shares. Two Sigma Lc has invested 0.01% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Lloyds Bk Plc holds 444 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Eaton Vance accumulated 0.77% or 8.73M shares. The United Kingdom-based Royal Bancorporation Of Scotland Group Pcl has invested 0.05% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Reliance Trust Of Delaware reported 91,701 shares. Avalon Ltd Liability Co holds 1.66M shares or 1.79% of its portfolio.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.19, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 62 investors sold UNP shares while 557 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 589.68 million shares or 1.47% less from 598.50 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 440,697 were reported by Toronto Dominion Bankshares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 0.4% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Bnp Paribas Asset Holdg has 282,686 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. New Jersey-based Palisade Cap Management Limited Liability Co Nj has invested 0.25% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). 7,465 are owned by Stonebridge Capital Advsr Lc. Icon Advisers Incorporated invested in 1% or 98,654 shares. Cullinan Assocs reported 0.43% stake. Hodges Management Inc accumulated 14,850 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 75,038 shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. Moreover, M&R Management has 0.61% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 19,455 shares. Catalyst Advsrs Lc holds 118,500 shares. The Idaho-based Selway Asset has invested 0.2% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Gideon Advisors holds 3,857 shares. Quantum Mgmt has invested 0.3% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Wintergreen Advisers Ltd owns 85,022 shares.
Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $7.37 million activity. 15,576 shares valued at $2.08 million were sold by Whited Elizabeth F on Tuesday, April 3.
Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on July, 19 before the open. They expect $1.91 EPS, up 31.72% or $0.46 from last year’s $1.45 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.48 billion for 18.42 P/E if the $1.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual EPS reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.69% EPS growth.
More news for Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) were recently published by: Forbes.com, which released: “Union Pacific’s Chemicals Freight Business Will Benefit From An Uptick In US Chemicals Production” on July 09, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Buy PayPal Up To $98 – Cramer’s Lightning Round (7/10/18)” and published on July 11, 2018 is yet another important article.
Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 116 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 20. Citigroup maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Tuesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 6. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, September 18 report. Argus Research maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, November 2. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 23 with “Buy”. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Thursday, February 1. CLSA initiated Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Thursday, May 19 with “Sell” rating. On Friday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by S&P Research with “Buy”.
Receive News & Ratings Via Email – Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts’ ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.