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Columbus Hill Capital Management LP Cut Pfizer (PFE) Holding; Casey's General Stores, Inc. (CASY) Covered By 7 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 5.4% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp sold 23,137 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock declined 3.45%. The Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp holds 405,372 shares with $14.47 million value, down from 428,509 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $219.56 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $36.83. About 8.77M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Casey’s General Stores had 51 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 29 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, March 9 to “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of CASY in report on Tuesday, March 7 to “Sector Perform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 19 by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. The stock of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Raymond James. Jefferies upgraded Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) on Friday, September 30 to “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, December 11 report. The company was maintained on Friday, September 29 by RBC Capital Markets. See Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) latest ratings:

12/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $150.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $118.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $119.0
12/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Hold Downgrade
11/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $118.0 Maintain
05/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $121.0 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Buy
12/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $134.0 Maintain
29/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $116.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $105.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold PFE shares while 700 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. 4.06 billion shares or 0.86% more from 4.02 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cubic Asset Management Lc has invested 1.76% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Main Street Research Limited Liability Company invested 0.11% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 128,114 are owned by Trustmark Bancshares Trust Department. Global X Ltd reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 136,863 were accumulated by First National Bank & Trust Of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services. Segall Bryant & Hamill Lc owns 0.61% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 740,323 shares. 85,915 are owned by Farr Miller & Washington Ltd Dc. Jones Fincl Lllp stated it has 381,919 shares. Macnealy Hoover Invest Inc accumulated 39,032 shares. Suntrust Banks stated it has 0.73% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Park National Oh holds 0.62% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 301,169 shares. Carl Domino has 0.66% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Daiwa Sb Limited owns 6,820 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Mckinley Carter Wealth Svcs Inc has invested 0.38% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 19,644 are owned by Perigon Wealth Ltd Liability Co.

Among 21 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Pfizer had 68 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. On Monday, May 9 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 2. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, October 19. The company was maintained on Friday, August 28 by Piper Jaffray. Jefferies maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Wednesday, August 16. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $35.0 target. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Saturday, September 5 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”.

Columbus Hill Capital Management Lp increased Alphabet Inc stake by 2,200 shares to 81,013 valued at $78.88M in 2017Q3. It also upped Altaba Inc stake by 140,000 shares and now owns 178,500 shares. Allergan Plc was raised too.

Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.56 earnings per share, up 19.15% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.47 per share. PFE’s profit will be $3.34B for 16.44 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.67 actual earnings per share reported by Pfizer Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.42% negative EPS growth.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $16.36 million activity. DAMELIO FRANK A sold $3.21 million worth of stock. OLSON LAURIE J also sold $263,693 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares. READ IAN C also sold $6.70M worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Thursday, August 31. The insider MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R sold 7,350 shares worth $249,900. JOHNSON RADY A also sold $296,560 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, December 15. 38,230 shares were sold by SUSMAN SALLY, worth $1.34M on Tuesday, September 12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 33 investors sold Casey's General Stores, Inc. shares while 97 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 35.50 million shares or 4.61% less from 37.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advisory Service Ltd has 0.01% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) for 659 shares. Bancshares Of Montreal Can accumulated 5,711 shares. Blackrock Inc reported 2.99 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 366 were reported by Farmers And Merchants Invs Inc. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon stated it has 504,745 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sandy Spring Bancshares invested in 57 shares or 0% of the stock. Sei Company owns 71,862 shares. Brown Advisory holds 0.19% or 513,007 shares in its portfolio. Ngam Advisors L P owns 0.05% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) for 45,952 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd stated it has 199 shares. Lpl Financial Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Bessemer Group Inc Inc owns 186 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Crawford Investment Counsel reported 29,360 shares. Skylands Cap Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.23% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY).

CaseyÂ’s General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's and CaseyÂ’s General Store names. The company has market cap of $4.66 billion. The companyÂ’s stores offer a selection of food, including freshly prepared foods, such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches; beverage and tobacco products; health and beauty aids; automotive products; school supplies, housewares, and pet supplies; and other nonfood items. It has a 30.48 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores also offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis.

The stock increased 0.86% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $124. About 124,326 shares traded. Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has risen 0.79% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.91% the S&P500.

Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $108,010 activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $108,010 was made by Johnson Brian Joseph on Friday, September 22.

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