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Boston Partners Has Increased By $3.07 Million Its Fluor New (FLR) Position; M&T Bank Has Trimmed By $1.26 Million Its Philip Morris Intl (PM) Position

Boston Partners increased Fluor Corp New (FLR) stake by 3.91% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Boston Partners acquired 68,241 shares as Fluor Corp New (FLR)’s stock declined 18.75%. The Boston Partners holds 1.81M shares with $82.97 million value, up from 1.74M last quarter. Fluor Corp New now has $6.91B valuation. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $49.39. About 51,434 shares traded. Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) has declined 7.15% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.85% the S&P500.

M&T Bank Corp decreased Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) stake by 0.97% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. M&T Bank Corp sold 10,763 shares as Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM)’s stock rose 10.69%. The M&T Bank Corp holds 1.10M shares with $129.01 million value, down from 1.11 million last quarter. Philip Morris Intl Inc now has $165.65B valuation. The stock decreased 0.88% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $106.65. About 550,805 shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.37 earnings per share, up 24.55% or $0.27 from last year’s $1.1 per share. PM’s profit will be $2.13 billion for 19.46 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual earnings per share reported by Philip Morris International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.87% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 53 investors sold PM shares while 558 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 421 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.43% less from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.13% or 66,806 shares. Eagle Asset accumulated 55,572 shares. Panagora Asset Management, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 879,437 shares. United Cap Fincl Advisers Ltd Company owns 80,234 shares. Hsbc Public Limited reported 0.37% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Motco holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 2,220 shares. Ftb Advsr, Tennessee-based fund reported 15,744 shares. Midwest Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 2,300 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Badgley Phelps Bell Incorporated has 4,606 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Clark Group stated it has 4,887 shares. Montecito Commercial Bank Tru has 0.24% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Academy Capital Mgmt Tx reported 7.57% stake. The New York-based Gabelli Funds has invested 0.06% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Liberty Cap holds 604 shares. Ledyard Fincl Bank reported 18,651 shares.

M&T Bank Corp increased Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) stake by 210,722 shares to 210,736 valued at $9.39M in 2017Q2. It also upped Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) stake by 4,615 shares and now owns 22,557 shares. Costco Whsl Corp New (NASDAQ:COST) was raised too.

Among 19 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Philip Morris International had 47 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, January 4. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. Goldman Sachs upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $135.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, March 24. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Friday, August 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 20. As per Monday, September 12, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, September 21 the stock rating was initiated by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 17. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies.

Among 17 analysts covering Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Fluor Corporation had 44 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $64 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. Johnson Rice downgraded Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) on Monday, August 7 to “Accumulate” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 1 by DA Davidson. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by Johnson Rice. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 31. The company was initiated on Wednesday, June 29 by M Partners. The stock of Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, July 31. William Blair maintained the shares of FLR in report on Friday, August 21 with “Outperform” rating. Seaport Global Securities downgraded Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) rating on Friday, October 14. Seaport Global Securities has “Neutral” rating and $50 target. Credit Suisse downgraded Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) on Tuesday, November 8 to “Neutral” rating.

Boston Partners decreased Rio Tinto Plc (NYSE:RIO) stake by 22,553 shares to 145,524 valued at $6.16 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Methanex Corp (NASDAQ:MEOH) stake by 226,060 shares and now owns 3.85M shares. Flotek Inds Inc Del (NYSE:FTK) was reduced too.

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