American International Group Lowered Its Position in Darden Restaurants (DRI) by $26.81 Million as Valuation Declined; Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company Has Boosted Its Pfizer (PFE) Holding by $3.54 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Logo

American International Group Inc decreased its stake in Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI) by 4.52% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. American International Group Inc sold 279,258 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.63% with the market. The institutional investor held 5.91 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $567.01 million, down from 6.18 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. American International Group Inc who had been investing in Darden Restaurants Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $89.16. About 856,253 shares traded. Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) has risen 11.43% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.12% the S&P500.

Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company increased its stake in Pfizer Inc (PFE) by 962.45% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company bought 1.18M shares as the company’s stock declined 3.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.30 million shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.72 million, up from 122,473 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company who had been investing in Pfizer Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $216.15B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.1936 during the last trading session, reaching $36.3364. About 10.30M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 2.43% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold PFE shares while 675 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 632 raised stakes. 4.07 billion shares or 0.28% more from 4.06 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 53,690 are owned by Leisure Management. Institute For Wealth Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.35% or 42,186 shares. Camarda Fincl Advsr Llc has invested 1.1% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Blair William & Il stated it has 0.24% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Moreover, North Star Asset Mngmt Inc has 0.71% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Moreover, Cornercap Invest Counsel Incorporated has 0.52% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 104,437 shares. Century Inc invested 0.81% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Jacobs Comm Ca, California-based fund reported 199,479 shares. Sarasin & Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 5.00 million shares. Notis holds 0.31% or 15,000 shares. Focused Wealth Mgmt Inc invested in 0.36% or 31,011 shares. Palo Cap, California-based fund reported 32,139 shares. Eagle Ridge stated it has 20,031 shares. Ajo Limited Partnership reported 2.25% stake. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Ltd Company holds 259,690 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $12.99 million activity. $2.39M worth of stock was sold by Dolsten Mikael on Monday, February 26. 9,510 shares were sold by LUND-JURGENSEN KIRSTEN, worth $353,677. HILL CHARLES H had sold 42,393 shares worth $1.52M. CORNWELL W DON had sold 1,758 shares worth $64,679 on Monday, February 26. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $1.84 million was made by LANKLER DOUGLAS M on Tuesday, March 13. $249,750 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares were sold by MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R.

Among 22 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Pfizer had 78 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, September 14. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Wednesday, January 31. Barclays Capital initiated Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Tuesday, December 1 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Tuesday, May 16 report. Guggenheim initiated the shares of PFE in report on Friday, December 2 with “Neutral” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Friday, August 28. Piper Jaffray has “Overweight” rating and $48 target. Piper Jaffray maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Saturday, September 5 with “Overweight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of PFE in report on Monday, June 12 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley upgraded Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, October 2 to “Overweight” rating.

Among 27 analysts covering Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Darden Restaurants had 109 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BTIG Research downgraded Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) on Wednesday, March 29 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, June 9. The stock of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Canaccord Genuity. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, April 2 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $99.0 target in Friday, January 12 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of DRI in report on Friday, March 23 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Bernstein. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 1 report. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Buy” rating and $105.0 target in Thursday, March 8 report. The rating was upgraded by Maxim Group to “Buy” on Wednesday, September 27.

Analysts await Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) to report earnings on June, 26. They expect $1.35 earnings per share, up 14.41% or $0.17 from last year’s $1.18 per share. DRI’s profit will be $167.11M for 16.51 P/E if the $1.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.71 actual earnings per share reported by Darden Restaurants, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.05% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 46 investors sold DRI shares while 187 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 103.03 million shares or 4.63% less from 108.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bessemer Gru accumulated 492,797 shares. 6,286 are owned by Creative Planning. Trustmark Natl Bank Tru Department holds 2,615 shares. 2,861 are held by Mirae Asset Communications. Exane Derivatives holds 7,413 shares. Vanguard accumulated 12.76 million shares. Regions Corporation reported 34,262 shares. Bbva Compass Commercial Bank has invested 0.1% in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has invested 0.05% in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI). Cetera Advisor Ntwk Limited Liability Company stated it has 2,099 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hudson Valley Inv Advisors Inc Adv holds 0.09% in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) or 3,610 shares. 358 are held by Glg Limited Partnership. Kentucky Retirement holds 0.05% or 7,627 shares in its portfolio. 150 were reported by Whitnell And Co. Andra Ap owns 65,800 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio.

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Institutional Positions Chart

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.

By

Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our FREE daily email newsletter:


Recent Market News

>