Cls Investments Has Raised Its Interpublic Group Cos (IPG) Position; United American Securities Cut By $322,728 Its Pepsico Com (PEP) Position

May 3, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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United American Securities Inc decreased Pepsico Inc Com (PEP) stake by 2.03% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. United American Securities Inc sold 2,712 shares as Pepsico Inc Com (PEP)’s stock declined 9.24%. The United American Securities Inc holds 131,128 shares with $15.73 million value, down from 133,840 last quarter. Pepsico Inc Com now has $138.38B valuation. The stock increased 0.38% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $97.6. About 5.78M shares traded or 18.94% up from the average. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has declined 3.75% since May 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.30% the S&P500.

Cls Investments Llc increased Interpublic Group Cos Inc (IPG) stake by 10695.43% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Cls Investments Llc acquired 18,717 shares as Interpublic Group Cos Inc (IPG)’s stock rose 11.57%. The Cls Investments Llc holds 18,892 shares with $381,000 value, up from 175 last quarter. Interpublic Group Cos Inc now has $8.93 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.05% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $23.17. About 2.27M shares traded. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has declined 5.37% since May 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.92% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. PepsiCo had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, July 6. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, April 17. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Evercore given on Wednesday, February 14. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $122 target in Friday, September 30 report. The rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 21. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Monday, October 2 to “Hold”. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 7 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 63 investors sold PEP shares while 712 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 542 raised stakes. 958.76 million shares or 0.63% less from 964.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eubel Brady And Suttman Asset Management Inc reported 2,231 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas invested in 956,943 shares or 0.76% of the stock. Garrison has invested 2.08% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Trexquant LP accumulated 42,523 shares. At Bancorporation, a Iowa-based fund reported 10,409 shares. Sns Fincl Gp Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.11% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Field & Main Financial Bank holds 7,797 shares or 0.9% of its portfolio. Victory Mngmt accumulated 188,533 shares. Everence Management has invested 0.9% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Gould Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Ca holds 12,685 shares or 0.66% of its portfolio. Bahl & Gaynor has invested 3.09% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Salient Tru Lta invested in 2.35% or 174,600 shares. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio accumulated 0.6% or 1.02 million shares. Mutual Of Omaha Bancorporation Wealth Management holds 8,880 shares. Central Financial Bank Trust reported 0.12% stake.

United American Securities Inc increased Bank Of America Corporation Co (NYSE:BAC) stake by 74,700 shares to 95,150 valued at $2.81 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Facebook Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:FB) stake by 18,339 shares and now owns 93,599 shares. Southwest Airls Co Com (NYSE:LUV) was raised too.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $11.26 million activity. Johnson Ellen Tobi sold $420,998 worth of stock. Another trade for 9,514 shares valued at $223,579 was made by Carter-Miller Jocelyn on Wednesday, March 7. Another trade for 28,627 shares valued at $671,603 was sold by Bonzani Andrew. Another trade for 21,000 shares valued at $496,020 was sold by CARROLL CHRISTOPHER F. ROTH MICHAEL ISOR sold 188,732 shares worth $4.45 million. Shares for $1.53M were sold by Mergenthaler Frank. 14,600 The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) shares with value of $347,991 were sold by GREENIAUS H JOHN.

Among 17 analysts covering Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Interpublic Group of Companies had 53 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Credit Suisse. The stock of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) earned “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research on Monday, August 14. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 26. The stock of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Macquarie Research. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) rating on Wednesday, April 12. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $29 target. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 26. As per Monday, June 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, September 11. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, February 14 report. The stock of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) earned “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 6.

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