North Star Asset Management Decreased Pfizer (PFE) Stake; Aqr Capital Management Has Trimmed Its First Horizon Natl (FHN) Holding

May 23, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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North Star Asset Management Inc decreased Pfizer Incorporated (PFE) stake by 11.41% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. North Star Asset Management Inc sold 28,183 shares as Pfizer Incorporated (PFE)’s stock declined 3.13%. The North Star Asset Management Inc holds 218,788 shares with $7.92 million value, down from 246,971 last quarter. Pfizer Incorporated now has $209.01B valuation. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $35.73. About 1.53 million shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 2.43% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.

Aqr Capital Management Llc decreased First Horizon Natl Corp (FHN) stake by 65.05% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Aqr Capital Management Llc sold 40,758 shares as First Horizon Natl Corp (FHN)’s stock declined 9.78%. The Aqr Capital Management Llc holds 21,899 shares with $438,000 value, down from 62,657 last quarter. First Horizon Natl Corp now has $6.36B valuation. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $19.44. About 173,642 shares traded. First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) has risen 1.61% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.94% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. First Horizon National Corporation had 66 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, January 9 by Wells Fargo. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 5 to “Overweight”. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $21.5 target in Monday, January 22 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 28 by SunTrust. The stock of First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 19. The rating was maintained by Wood with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 11. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Friday, May 5 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”. Hovde Group upgraded the shares of FHN in report on Tuesday, January 5 to “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.66 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.71, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 19 investors sold FHN shares while 46 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 262.71 million shares or 28.19% more from 204.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). Thompson Management Inc accumulated 119,645 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0.01% invested in First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). Regions Financial holds 9,494 shares. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership holds 0.26% or 118,021 shares. Sei Invs has invested 0.02% in First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). Ghp Investment Advisors invested in 0.18% or 64,664 shares. Moreover, Employees Retirement System Of Texas has 0.05% invested in First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). Shelton Management stated it has 17,814 shares. State Street invested 0.03% of its portfolio in First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN). Bokf Na owns 58,586 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd Liability Corporation, Illinois-based fund reported 226,528 shares. Brant Point Invest Limited Com holds 257,300 shares. Weaver C Barksdale Assocs Inc holds 396 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 498,300 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $5.16 million activity. 30,000 shares valued at $609,516 were sold by Foss Peter N on Monday, January 29. Kisber Michael E sold $3.20 million worth of stock. Daniel John M had sold 22,389 shares worth $443,003.

Aqr Capital Management Llc increased Northern Tr Corp (NASDAQ:NTRS) stake by 213,445 shares to 400,731 valued at $40.03 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Nrg Energy Inc (NYSE:NRG) stake by 625,603 shares and now owns 791,753 shares. Sunstone Hotel Invs Inc New (NYSE:SHO) was raised too.

Analysts await First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) to report earnings on July, 13. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 29.63% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.27 per share. FHN’s profit will be $114.52 million for 13.89 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by First Horizon National Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.94% EPS growth.

More news for First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Forbes names First Horizon one of nation’s best employers” on May 02, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “First Horizon National Corp. to participate in 2018 Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference on May 15” and published on May 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

North Star Asset Management Inc increased Visa (NYSE:V) stake by 7,553 shares to 142,731 valued at $16.27M in 2017Q4. It also upped Vanguard Life Stragy Md Grth (VSMGX) stake by 29,389 shares and now owns 163,481 shares. Stryker Corp (NYSE:SYK) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It improved, 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. Nuwave Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.44% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 10,375 shares. Dumont Blake Invest Limited Com has invested 0.25% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Penobscot Investment Management Co holds 0.89% or 88,502 shares in its portfolio. Amer Century Companies reported 22.54M shares or 0.81% of all its holdings. Marshwinds Advisory Co holds 2.07% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 123,352 shares. Aristotle Capital Management Limited Liability Corp owns 80,924 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Wedge Capital Management L Ltd Partnership Nc owns 6,803 shares. Georgia-based Atlantic Tru Group Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.18% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Apg Asset Mgmt Nv invested 0.64% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Private Harbour Inv & Counsel Lc holds 1.38% or 43,830 shares in its portfolio. Benin Mngmt has 16,575 shares. Bkd Wealth Advsr Ltd Llc holds 0.38% or 103,664 shares. Strategic Limited Co invested 1.18% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Moreover, Cap Mgmt Associate Ny has 0.96% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Aureus Asset Management Limited Co reported 7,086 shares stake.

Among 22 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Pfizer had 79 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Sunday, January 28 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale given on Wednesday, April 6. The company was maintained on Monday, June 20 by Jefferies. On Monday, June 12 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, July 10. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Saturday, September 5 report. The rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 7 with “Overweight”. SunTrust maintained the shares of PFE in report on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 selling transactions for $17.75 million activity. 42,393 shares valued at $1.52M were sold by HILL CHARLES H on Tuesday, March 6. MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R also sold $249,750 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, December 15. SUSMAN SALLY had sold 33,368 shares worth $1.24 million 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. $64,679 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) was sold by CORNWELL W DON on Monday, February 26. Dolsten Mikael sold $2.55M worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, March 9. On Tuesday, May 1 READ IAN C sold $4.76M worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) or 132,312 shares.

More notable recent Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Pfizer (PFE) Says FDA Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Tafamidis for Treatment of Patients with …” on May 23, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Pfizer (PFE) Begins a Phase 1/2 Study to Evaluate RSV Vaccine” published on May 22, 2018, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: AbbVie Inc. vs. Pfizer Inc.” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “How Much Pfizer Earnings Depend on a Few Brands” published on May 01, 2018 as well as 247Wallst.com‘s news article titled: “What to Look For in the Merck and Pfizer Reports Tuesday Morning” with publication date: April 30, 2018.

Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to report earnings on August, 7. 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 11.91 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.

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