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Transportadora De Gas Sur (TGS) Shares Rose While Prince Street Capital Management Decreased Its Position; Jbf Capital Holding In Pepsico Cmn (PEP) Was Upped

Jbf Capital Inc increased its stake in Pepsico Inc Cmn (PEP) by 4100% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jbf Capital Inc bought 20,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,000 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.34M, up from 500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jbf Capital Inc who had been investing in Pepsico Inc Cmn for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $167.91 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $118.07. About 2.06 million shares traded. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 12.20% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500.

Prince Street Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Transportadora De Gas Sur (TGS) by 46.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Prince Street Capital Management Llc sold 224,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 32.77% with the market. The institutional investor held 260,000 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.28 million, down from 484,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Prince Street Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Transportadora De Gas Sur for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.93B market cap company. The stock increased 2.00% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $23.46. About 306,496 shares traded or 65.00% up from the average. Transportadora de Gas Del Sur S.A. (NYSE:TGS) has risen 148.84% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 132.14% the S&P500.

Analysts await Transportadora de Gas Del Sur S.A. (NYSE:TGS) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, up 15.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.2 per share. TGS’s profit will be $38.52M for 25.50 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual earnings per share reported by Transportadora de Gas Del Sur S.A. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.05% EPS growth.

Among 3 analysts covering Transportadora de Gas Del Sur S.A. (NYSE:TGS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Transportadora de Gas Del Sur S.A. had 3 analyst reports since October 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, April 5 to “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Santander on Thursday, October 8 with “Hold”.

Prince Street Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.36 billion and $601.02 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Beigene Ltd by 98,900 shares to 345,800 shares, valued at $35.78 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ambarella Inc (NASDAQ:AMBA) by 44,200 shares in the quarter, for a total of 190,900 shares, and has risen its stake in Compania De Minas Buenaventu (NYSE:BVN).

Jbf Capital Inc, which manages about $747.05 million and $876.40 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corporation Cmn (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 20,000 shares to 180,000 shares, valued at $13.41M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Alphabet Inc. Cmn Class C by 11,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,000 shares, and cut its stake in Silver Run Acquisition Corporation Ii Cmn Class A.

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. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 1. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given on Thursday, July 6. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, June 29. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, January 8. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Friday, July 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vetr on Thursday, August 27. The rating was upgraded by Nomura on Monday, November 23 to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It is positive, 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. Deltec Asset Limited Liability Com holds 0.59% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 26,309 shares. Blb&B Lc invested 0.74% in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). 169,191 are owned by Janney Capital Mgmt Ltd Company. Checchi Cap Advisers Ltd Liability Com holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 11,999 shares. Telemus Cap Ltd invested in 27,548 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Zevin Asset Mgmt Lc reported 10,025 shares. Jefferies Group Limited Liability Corp owns 235,934 shares. M Hldgs, Oregon-based fund reported 18,308 shares. Chem Retail Bank reported 0.87% in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Stillwater Cap Advsr Limited Liability Com has 87,722 shares. Ogorek Anthony Joseph Adv owns 398 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 522,592 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc holds 387,693 shares. Family Capital accumulated 34,558 shares. Carret Asset Ltd Co invested in 1.51% or 83,721 shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $7.21 million activity. 41,489 shares were sold by Gallagher Marie T., worth $4.84M on Monday, August 7.

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