Marsico Capital Management Has Increased Its Treehouse Foods (THS) Holding; Keystone Automotive Industries Has 1.2 Sentiment

December 7, 2017 - By Darrin Black

Keysight Technologies, Inc. provides electronic design and test solutions to communications and electronics industries in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $7.83 billion. The Company’s Communications Solutions Group segment provides radio frequency and microwave test instruments and related software, and electronic design automation software tools; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; optical modulation analyzers, component analyzers, power meters, and laser source products, as well as optical amplifier, filter, and other passive component solutions; and related software solutions. It has a 32.1 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Electronic Industrial Solutions Group segment offers design tools; design verification solutions; and general purpose test and measurement products, such as digital multi-meters, function generators, waveform synthesizers, counters, data acquisition products, audio analyzers, LCR Meters, thermal imaging solutions, low-cost USB modular units, precision source measurement units, ultra-high precision device current analyzers, test executive software platforms, and a range of power supplies.

Marsico Capital Management Llc increased Treehouse Foods Inc (THS) stake by 14.8% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Marsico Capital Management Llc acquired 19,302 shares as Treehouse Foods Inc (THS)’s stock declined 7.56%. The Marsico Capital Management Llc holds 149,678 shares with $12.23M value, up from 130,376 last quarter. Treehouse Foods Inc now has $2.66B valuation. The stock increased 2.09% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $46.45. About 597,099 shares traded. Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) has declined 15.01% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.71% the S&P500.

Marsico Capital Management Llc decreased Visa Inc (NYSE:V) stake by 20,085 shares to 1.42M valued at $133.47 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Dominos Pizza Inc (NYSE:DPZ) stake by 8,267 shares and now owns 19,472 shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was reduced too.

Among 18 analysts covering Treehouse Foods (NYSE:THS), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Treehouse Foods had 52 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, June 22 with “Buy”. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of THS in report on Friday, November 3 to “Underweight” rating. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, August 4 report. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 15 to “Market Perform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by William Blair given on Thursday, November 2. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of THS in report on Friday, August 4 with “Overweight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of THS in report on Tuesday, June 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, November 6 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, February 9 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, May 5 by Wells Fargo.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.21, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 39 investors sold THS shares while 71 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 64.87 million shares or 3.24% more from 62.83 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Louisiana State Employees Retirement invested in 14,900 shares or 0.06% of the stock. South Dakota Council reported 24,800 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) for 41,572 shares. Legal General Grp Pcl reported 0% stake. Jag Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Deutsche Bankshares Ag holds 132,755 shares. Macquarie Grp Limited invested in 3,118 shares or 0% of the stock. Bb&T reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Creative Planning reported 1,379 shares. Washington Mngmt holds 2,900 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc stated it has 0.02% in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS). Schwab Charles Investment Management, California-based fund reported 250,876 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 574,840 shares for 0.35% of their portfolio. Regions Corp has 0.01% invested in Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) for 14,007 shares.

Since June 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $452,238 activity. Kahler Erik Thomas also sold $452,238 worth of Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) on Thursday, June 15.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Keysight’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Keysight, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $33.0 while the high is $45.0. The stock’s average target of $39 is -7.32% below today’s ($42.08) share price. KEYS was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 19, 2016. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 5 by Bank of America. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, April 6 report. Deutsche Bank upgraded Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) rating on Monday, September 19. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $33.0 target.

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