Ardevora Asset Management Llp increased Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS) stake by 3.14% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ardevora Asset Management Llp acquired 11,800 shares as Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS)’s stock declined 3.26%. The Ardevora Asset Management Llp holds 387,400 shares with $34.27 million value, up from 375,600 last quarter. Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc now has $21.28B valuation. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $118.36. About 2.42M shares traded. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE:DPS) has declined 1.39% since March 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.09% the S&P500.
Xencor, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on discovery and development of engineered monoclonal antibodies to treat severe and life-threatening diseases with unmet medical needs. The company has market cap of $1.50 billion. It develops its antibody product candidates to treat autoimmune and allergic diseases, cancer, and other conditions. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s product candidates include XmAb5871, an immune inhibitor, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of autoimmune diseases; XmAb7195, an immune inhibitor that is in Phase I clinical for use in treating asthma and allergic diseases; XmAb14045, a bispecific oncology candidate, which is in phase I clinical trials for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia; and XmAb13676 that is in phase I clinical trials for the treatment of B-cell malignancies.
Ardevora Asset Management Llp decreased Baxter Intl Inc (NYSE:BAX) stake by 44,700 shares to 427,400 valued at $26.82 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) stake by 10,700 shares and now owns 179,500 shares. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was reduced too.
Among 21 analysts covering Dr Pepper Snapple (NYSE:DPS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Dr Pepper Snapple had 75 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 31 to “Hold”. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 16. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of DPS in report on Monday, January 9 with “Equal Weight” rating. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, February 16 report. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, December 22. On Monday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, February 8.
The stock increased 3.40% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $31.93. About 142,485 shares traded. Xencor, Inc. (XNCR) has risen 73.89% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 57.19% the S&P500.
Redmile Group Llc holds 1.36% of its portfolio in Xencor, Inc. for 1.20 million shares. Perceptive Advisors Llc owns 1.29 million shares or 1.13% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rhenman & Partners Asset Management Ab has 0.73% invested in the company for 250,000 shares. The New York-based Deerfield Management Co has invested 0.54% in the stock. Eventide Asset Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 313,000 shares.
Analysts await Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNCR) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $-0.51 EPS, down 64.52% or $0.20 from last year’s $-0.31 per share. After $-0.25 actual EPS reported by Xencor, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 104.00% negative EPS growth.
Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 6 sales for $146,630 activity.