Putnam Fl Investment Management Co Lifted Pepsico (PEP) Holding; Kingdon Capital Management Cut By $14.60 Million Its Facebook (FB) Position

June 21, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Kingdon Capital Management Llc decreased Facebook Inc (FB) stake by 84.94% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Kingdon Capital Management Llc sold 91,840 shares as Facebook Inc (FB)’s stock declined 0.01%. The Kingdon Capital Management Llc holds 16,288 shares with $2.60M value, down from 108,128 last quarter. Facebook Inc now has $581.88B valuation. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $201.02. About 16.54M shares traded. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 21.69% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.12% the S&P500. Some Historical FB News: 26/04/2018 – Facebook vow to change political ad rules; 14/05/2018 – The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook, Inc. (FB; 19/03/2018 – Lawmakers Want to Hear From Facebook’s Zuckerberg Directly (Video); 23/03/2018 – CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA ACTING CEO- BOARD LAUNCHED FULL & INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO SCL ELECTIONS’ PAST PRACTICES, ITS FINDINGS TO BE SHARED PUBLICLY; 03/05/2018 – American Century Adds Aptiv, Exits Flex, Cuts Facebook: 13F; 21/03/2018 – Facebook Sued Over Data Disclosure to Cambridge Analytica; 27/03/2018 – COLLINS: HAPPY TO INVITE FACEBOOK’S CHRIS COX TO GIVE EVIDENCE; 26/03/2018 – Joe Weisenthal: BREAKING: *FTC SAYS IT HAS AN OPEN NON-PUBLIC PROBE ON FACEBOOK PRACTICESStock off over 3%…; 30/04/2018 – WhatsApp founder Jan Koum leaves Facebook; 11/04/2018 – LIVE: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress for a second day in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Putnam Fl Investment Management Co increased Pepsico Inc. (PEP) stake by 29.13% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Putnam Fl Investment Management Co acquired 3,692 shares as Pepsico Inc. (PEP)’s stock declined 9.58%. The Putnam Fl Investment Management Co holds 16,365 shares with $1.79 million value, up from 12,673 last quarter. Pepsico Inc. now has $151.78 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.17% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $107.05. About 4.77M shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has declined 14.65% since June 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.22% the S&P500. Some Historical PEP News: 16/03/2018 – Pepsi CEO Makes 650 Times The Typical Worker — MarketWatch; 01/05/2018 – PEPSICO BOOSTS QTR DIV TO 92.75C/SHR FROM 80.5C, EST. 93C; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo earnings: 96 cents per share, vs 93 cents EPS expected; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo Plans Ad Blitz to Buoy Its Soda Business; 25/05/2018 – PepsiCo: Bare Snacks Deal Will Expand Company’s Snacking Portfolio; 26/04/2018 – PEPSICO CEO: NAB RESULTS HAVE NOT LIVED UP IN LAST 3 QUARTERS; 26/04/2018 – Pepsi’s North American drinks business continues to lag behind its snack business; 25/05/2018 – PepsiCo gobbles up fruit and veggie chip maker Bare Snacks; 25/04/2018 – PepsiCo Bond Trading 34x Average; Clients Net Sellers; 15/03/2018 – PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi is Chair of CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference 2018

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 70 insider sales for $3.22 billion activity. On Thursday, May 17 the insider Zuckerberg Mark sold $83.74 million. Shares for $10.28 million were sold by Sandberg Sheryl. Koum Jan also sold $231.84 million worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) shares. 9,522 shares were sold by Wehner David M., worth $1.75 million on Tuesday, May 15. Schroepfer Michael Todd had sold 38,104 shares worth $6.15 million. Another trade for 10,600 shares valued at $1.96 million was sold by Cox Christopher K. Shares for $143,250 were sold by Stretch Colin on Wednesday, June 6.

Kingdon Capital Management Llc increased Norwegian Cruise Line Hldgs (NASDAQ:NCLH) stake by 48,449 shares to 119,803 valued at $6.35M in 2018Q1. It also upped Mondelez Intl Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) stake by 128,177 shares and now owns 531,807 shares. C&J Energy Svcs Inc New was raised too.

More notable recent Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Trade of the Day: Facebook, Inc. (FB)” on June 19, 2018, also Thestreet.com with their article: “Facebook Messenger Could Bring in Billions of Dollars — Here’s How” published on June 20, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) stock hits record high” on June 21, 2018. More interesting news about Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Investors Appear To Like Small Caps Amid Continued Trade Worries” published on June 21, 2018 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) What if Facebook Buys Disney?” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.34, from 1.21 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 145 investors sold FB shares while 712 reduced holdings. 173 funds opened positions while 573 raised stakes. 1.65 billion shares or 2.41% more from 1.61 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Reynders Mcveigh Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). 204,289 are owned by Inverness Counsel New York. Liberty Mutual Grp Inc Asset Management Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 94,472 shares. Main Street Research Limited Liability Co has invested 3.3% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Vantage Advsrs Ltd Com holds 1,463 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Barclays Plc holds 4.45M shares or 0.54% of its portfolio. Farallon Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 2.68% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 2.42M shares. Hudson Bay Cap Management Ltd Partnership reported 1.43% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Jennison Associates Limited Company owns 13.79M shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Hldgs stated it has 1.52% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Tompkins Corp holds 4,525 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Torray Ltd Com accumulated 112,044 shares. Pecaut & holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1,880 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset holds 2.53% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 1.07M shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Inv Limited Liability Com has invested 0.5% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.72 earnings per share, up 30.30% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.32 per share. FB’s profit will be $4.98B for 29.22 P/E if the $1.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual earnings per share reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.78% EPS growth.

Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 51 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Facebook had 274 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of FB in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 30 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 12 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 2 with “Overweight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Thursday, February 2. The stock of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Tigress Financial. Cowen & Co maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, April 12 with “Buy” rating. FBR Capital maintained Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Thursday, November 5 with “Outperform” rating.

Putnam Fl Investment Management Co decreased Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE) stake by 32,233 shares to 52,858 valued at $8.63 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Dowdupont Inc. stake by 25,477 shares and now owns 26,249 shares. Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment is 0.86 in Q1 2018. Its the same as in 2017Q4. It is the same, as 67 investors sold PEP shares while 715 reduced holdings. only 119 funds opened positions while 550 raised stakes. 956.07 million shares or 0.28% less from 958.76 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hanson Mcclain invested in 0.04% or 4,598 shares. Texas Yale Cap holds 0.21% or 22,645 shares in its portfolio. Comerica Financial Bank stated it has 0.45% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Mutual Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives reported 26,300 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. 22.04 million are owned by State Bank Of America Corporation De. Barnett Com Inc holds 0.05% or 900 shares. Advisor Prtn Limited Liability Co invested in 31,921 shares. First Fiduciary Counsel holds 92,195 shares. Dearborn Prtnrs reported 82,509 shares. Crawford Inv Counsel Incorporated has invested 0.03% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Captrust Financial Advsr owns 0.33% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 49,745 shares. Moreover, Comerica Secs has 0.11% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Paradigm Asset Lc owns 24,370 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 24,191 were reported by Richard Bernstein Advisors Limited Com. Rhumbline Advisers reported 2.53 million shares.

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