Ray Gerald L & Associates LTD Decreased Its Pfizer (PFE) Position; PROTOKINETIX (PKTX) Shorts Increased By 588.46%

July 17, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

PROTOKINETIX INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:PKTX) had an increase of 588.46% in short interest. PKTX’s SI was 17,900 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 588.46% from 2,600 shares previously. With 195,200 avg volume, 0 days are for PROTOKINETIX INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:PKTX)’s short sellers to cover PKTX’s short positions. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0.06 per share. It is down 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 6.31% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd sold 11,950 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock declined 3.45%. The Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd holds 177,286 shares with $5.76M value, down from 189,236 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $199.20B valuation. The stock declined 0.39% or $0.13 reaching $33.3 per share. About 3.29M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Pfizer had 48 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. S&P Research maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Wednesday, October 28 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 20. Argus Research maintained the shares of PFE in report on Tuesday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. Societe Generale initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 6 report. Argus Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. Societe Generale maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, March 24 with “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 4 by Jefferies. SunTrust upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 25 report. As per Wednesday, November 25, the company rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.05, from 1.18 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 60 investors sold PFE shares while 672 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 711 raised stakes. 4.12 billion shares or 1.11% more from 4.08 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Adirondack Research And Management accumulated 11,275 shares. Davy Asset Mngmt holds 2.91% or 429,635 shares in its portfolio. Sandy Spring Financial Bank holds 0.39% or 116,500 shares. Spectrum Asset Mgmt Inc (Nb Ca) owns 0.53% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 16,721 shares. Checchi Capital Advisers Llc holds 0.33% or 76,465 shares in its portfolio. Birch Hill Investment Advsrs Limited Co holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 24,919 shares. Ipswich Inv Management has 0.46% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 31,264 shares. Channing Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 213,661 shares. Moreover, Eulav Asset Mgmt has 0.16% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 91,000 shares. St Germain D J reported 0.51% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.98% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Wasatch Advsrs has invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Mitsubishi Ufj Holdg accumulated 0.1% or 510 shares. 18.31 million were accumulated by Schroder Investment. Triangle Securities Wealth Mgmt owns 15,465 shares.

Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to report earnings on August, 1 before the open. They expect $0.65 EPS, up 1.56% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.64 per share. PFE’s profit will be $3.89B for 12.81 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.69 actual EPS reported by Pfizer Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.80% negative EPS growth.

Since February 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $5.16 million activity. Shares for $1.23 million were sold by HILL CHARLES H on Thursday, March 9. 20,000 shares valued at $693,200 were sold by LANKLER DOUGLAS M on Thursday, March 2. Dolsten Mikael had sold 30,970 shares worth $1.07M. JOHNSON RADY A sold $153,855 worth of stock.

Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd increased Rydex Etf Trust (RSP) stake by 7,450 shares to 12,875 valued at $1.12M in 2016Q4. It also upped Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 4,600 shares and now owns 83,702 shares. Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN) was raised too.

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