Brookstone Capital Management Upped Position in Pepsico (PEP) as Market Value Rose; Stericycle (SRCL) Market Valuation Declined While Hikari Power LTD Has Lowered Its Holding

January 17, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Hikari Power Ltd decreased its stake in Stericycle Inc (SRCL) by 72.46% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hikari Power Ltd sold 94,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.87% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 35,800 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.56 million, down from 130,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hikari Power Ltd who had been investing in Stericycle Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.15B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $72.08. About 339,368 shares traded. Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) has declined 14.12% since January 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.82% the S&P500.

Brookstone Capital Management increased its stake in Pepsico Inc (PEP) by 34.59% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brookstone Capital Management bought 2,935 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 11,421 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.27M, up from 8,486 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brookstone Capital Management who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $170.76 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.88% or $2.21 during the last trading session, reaching $120.07. About 2.37 million shares traded. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 12.20% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Stericycle had 51 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Friday, August 26 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, April 29 by Raymond James. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of SRCL in report on Monday, February 8 with “In-Line” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Friday, November 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 14. The stock of Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, August 11. On Tuesday, March 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. The stock of Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 4. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell”.

Analysts await Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $1.14 EPS, up 14.00% or $0.14 from last year’s $1 per share. SRCL’s profit will be $97.33M for 15.81 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.10 actual EPS reported by Stericycle, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.64% EPS growth.

Hikari Power Ltd, which manages about $773.50M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Akari Therapeutics Plc by 91,322 shares to 151,334 shares, valued at $929,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) by 12,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 183,300 shares, and has risen its stake in Express Scripts Holding Inc (NASDAQ:ESRX).

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $1.39 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 42 investors sold SRCL shares while 185 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 148 raised stakes. 78.02 million shares or 2.16% more from 76.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James Assoc has invested 0.04% in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). Advisory Network Limited Liability owns 350 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Raymond James Fincl Incorporated owns 0.01% invested in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) for 14,209 shares. The New York-based Capstone Invest Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). Moreover, Millennium Mgmt Ltd has 0.06% invested in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) for 565,041 shares. Delta Asset Mngmt Ltd Tn stated it has 115 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Chevy Chase Tru holds 0.02% or 75,114 shares in its portfolio. Netherlands-based Pggm Invs has invested 0.01% in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). 543 were accumulated by Oppenheimer Asset Management. Aperio Grp Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). Brown Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). Lazard Asset Management Ltd Liability owns 132,088 shares. Adage Cap Partners Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 55,800 shares in its portfolio. Boston Family Office holds 0.85% or 104,374 shares in its portfolio. Martingale Asset Mgmt LP reported 204,159 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold PEP shares while 689 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. 964.87 million shares or 1.00% less from 974.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gabalex Cap Limited Liability Com has invested 7.75% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Pictet North America Advisors Sa has 21,648 shares. Marathon Asset Management Llp holds 0.56% or 307,914 shares in its portfolio. The Ontario - Canada-based Fincl Bank Of Nova Scotia Tru has invested 0.07% in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Waters Parkerson And Lc reported 1.79% stake. Sather Financial Gru holds 61,103 shares. Sand Hill Global Lc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 2,894 shares. First Fin Commercial Bank invested in 1.84% or 97,278 shares. Automobile Association owns 1.24 million shares or 0.41% of their US portfolio. American Asset accumulated 0.13% or 1,830 shares. Bragg accumulated 40,133 shares. Reik Communication Lc accumulated 0.19% or 5,039 shares. Pecaut reported 5,100 shares. Tru Company Of Virginia Va holds 87,068 shares or 1.44% of its portfolio. Cap Advsr Limited Liability Com reported 53,918 shares.

Among 20 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. PepsiCo had 62 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Vetr downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 27 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $116.0 target in Thursday, October 12 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) on Friday, June 30 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) on Monday, September 18 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $104 target in Wednesday, June 29 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of PEP in report on Friday, December 22 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 15. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 19. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Friday, September 8. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, March 24 by RBC Capital Markets.

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 daily email newsletter.





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:


Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com