Artemis Investment Management Llp decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc (PFE) by 97.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Artemis Investment Management Llp sold 872,412 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.13% with the market. The institutional investor held 20,970 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $760,000, down from 893,382 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Artemis Investment Management Llp who had been investing in Pfizer Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $219.27B market cap company. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $36.86. About 3.53 million shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 2.43% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.
Ameritas Investment Partners Inc increased its stake in Oge Energy Corp (OGE) by 43.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc bought 26,100 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.27% with the market. The institutional investor held 85,862 shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.83 million, up from 59,762 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc who had been investing in Oge Energy Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.58 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $32.92. About 402,518 shares traded. OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE) has declined 8.90% since April 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.45% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.10, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold PFE shares while 675 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 632 raised stakes. 4.07 billion shares or 0.28% more from 4.06 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Raymond James Assoc owns 9.22M shares for 0.61% of their portfolio. Moreover, Chatham Group has 0.39% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Naples Global Limited Liability has invested 0.32% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Chemung Canal Commerce invested in 2.03% or 256,295 shares. The New York-based Bluemountain Lc has invested 0.16% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Sun Life stated it has 52,626 shares. Oakworth Capital Incorporated invested 1.77% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Phocas Fin owns 5,961 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Jones Collombin Inv Counsel invested in 246,915 shares or 2.94% of the stock. Cutler Capital Mgmt Lc invested in 40,000 shares. 6,953 were reported by Parametrica Mgmt. Monarch Capital Mgmt accumulated 126,473 shares. The Alabama-based 10 has invested 2.86% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Lifeplan Financial Gp stated it has 0.3% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Levin Capital Strategies Limited Partnership holds 5.72% or 9.34 million shares.
Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. They expect $0.73 EPS, up 5.80% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.69 per share. PFE’s profit will be $4.34 billion for 12.62 P/E if the $0.73 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual EPS reported by Pfizer Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.74% EPS growth.
Among 22 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Pfizer had 78 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson on Wednesday, November 25 to “Neutral”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $33 target in Friday, April 28 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 14 with “Buy”. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 2. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 20 to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $38 target in Friday, April 7 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, February 26. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 16 report.
Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $12.99 million activity. Shares for $1.52M were sold by HILL CHARLES H on Tuesday, March 6. The insider JOHNSON RADY A sold $998,666. 50,000 Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares with value of $1.84M were sold by LANKLER DOUGLAS M. MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R had sold 6,750 shares worth $249,750. Another trade for 33,368 shares valued at $1.24M was sold by SUSMAN SALLY. Shares for $353,677 were sold by LUND-JURGENSEN KIRSTEN on Saturday, February 24.
Artemis Investment Management Llp, which manages about $6.01 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) by 198,568 shares to 356,586 shares, valued at $32.66 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Philip Morris Intl Inc (NYSE:PM) by 19,063 shares in the quarter, for a total of 325,006 shares, and has risen its stake in Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI).
Ameritas Investment Partners Inc, which manages about $2.19B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del (NYSE:USB) by 13,724 shares to 119,362 shares, valued at $6.68 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN) by 5,970 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3,033 shares, and cut its stake in Spdr S&P Midcap 400 Etf Tr (MDY).
Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 1 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 28 investors sold OGE shares while 110 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 121.48 million shares or 1.46% less from 123.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Miller Howard Inc holds 0.23% or 327,846 shares in its portfolio. Nomura Asset Mgmt, Japan-based fund reported 32,475 shares. 560 are owned by Ftb Advisors Inc. Ent Fin Services reported 33 shares. Kelly Lawrence W & Associate Incorporated Ca invested 0% of its portfolio in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0.01% stake. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 64,000 shares. Gabelli Funds Lc holds 1.13M shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0.01% invested in OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE:OGE). Prudential Public Limited accumulated 6,100 shares. Retirement Of Alabama, Alabama-based fund reported 258,227 shares. 23,253 are held by Orleans Mgmt Corporation La. Gsa Partners Llp accumulated 75,985 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & has 110 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bridgewater Assocs LP reported 0.01% stake.