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As Cisco Sys (CSCO) Valuation Declined, Shareholder Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Has Trimmed Position by $616,056; Caxton Associates LP Has Trimmed Stake in Pinnacle Foods Del (PF) as Shares Rose

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Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc decreased its stake in Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) by 1.29% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc sold 14,668 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.63% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.12 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $47.99M, down from 1.13 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc who had been investing in Cisco Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $208.10 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $44.25. About 49.38M shares traded or 105.06% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 37.60% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.03% the S&P500. Some Historical CSCO News: 04/04/2018 – CSCO: Cisco said to bid to buy Zscaler before IPO, Bloomberg say; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Systems 3Q Net $2.69B; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Systems 3Q Recurring Rev Was 32% of Total Rev, Up 2 Points Yr Over Yr; 16/04/2018 – CISCO SAYS INVESTING IN NEW EMAIL SECURITY SERVICES; 21/03/2018 – Cisco (AppDynamics) Recognized as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Sixth Consecutive Year and Placed Highest on the Ability to Execute Axis; 01/05/2018 – BI UK: Cisco sheds a costly mistake, as it sells off a $5 billion acquisition for $1 billion; 16/05/2018 – Cisco Systems Sees 4Q Non-GAAP Operating Margin Rate 29.5% – 30.5%; 17/04/2018 – China Unicom Teams with Cisco to Enable Cloud + Network Synergy with Segment Routing; 08/05/2018 – Dimension Data and Cisco Take Anti-Poaching Technology into Africa; 25/05/2018 – Cisco Buyout Prompts Entrepreneur to Help Others — Barron’s Blog

Bruce Kovner decreased its stake in Pinnacle Foods Inc Del (PF) by 92.86% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Caxton Associates Lp sold 65,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.88% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Bruce Kovner held 5,000 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $271,000, down from 70,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Caxton Associates Lp who had been investing in Pinnacle Foods Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.75B market cap company. The stock increased 1.34% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $65. About 1.97M shares traded or 25.60% up from the average. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has risen 4.53% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.04% the S&P500. Some Historical PF News: 28/04/2018 – USDA: Pinnacle Foods Inc. Recalls Beef Products Due to Possible Processing Deviation; 15/03/2018 – PINNACLE FOODS INC – ITS UNIT COMPLETED REFINANCING OF ITS SENIOR SECURED CREDIT FACILITIES IN A SIGNIFICANTLY OVERSUBSCRIBED TRANSACTION; 17/05/2018 – Pinnacle Foods 27.8% Owned by Hedge Funds; 19/04/2018 – JANA PARTNERS SAYS TO DICUSS WITH PINNACLE BOARD EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVES TO REALIZE STRATEGIC VALUE, INCLUDING SALE/OTHER CONSOLIDATION OPPORTUNITIES, AMONG OTHER THINGS; 15/03/2018 – PINNACLE FOODS COMPLETES DEBT REFINANCING, AFFIRMS YR EPS VIEW; 19/04/2018 – Activist Jana Discloses Pinnacle Foods Stake, May Push for Sale; 15/03/2018 – PINNACLE FOODS INC – AFFIRMS OUTLOOK FOR 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $2.85 – $2.95, WHICH CONTEMPLATED BENEFIT OF REFINANCING IN 2018; 03/05/2018 – PINNACLE FOODS REAFFIRMS YEAR GUIDANCE; 20/04/2018 – DJ Pinnacle Foods Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PF); 03/05/2018 – PINNACLE FOODS INC PF.N REAFFIRMS FY 2018 ADJUSTED SHR VIEW $2.85 TO $2.95

Analysts await Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.56 EPS, up 5.66% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.53 per share. PF’s profit will be $66.73M for 29.02 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual EPS reported by Pinnacle Foods Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.75% negative EPS growth.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $115,059 activity. The insider Schiller Mark L. sold 5,323 shares worth $337,641. BARKLEY MICHAEL J. also sold $571,639 worth of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) on Tuesday, May 15.

Another recent and important Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Pinnacle-ConAgra merger speculation picks up again” on May 21, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 1.08 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 32 investors sold PF shares while 96 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 110.17 million shares or 0.46% more from 109.66 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Liability accumulated 2,200 shares. Suffolk Capital Management Ltd Liability stated it has 1.42% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Kepos Limited Partnership stated it has 212,206 shares. Verition Fund Limited Liability invested in 25,346 shares. Parametric Associate Ltd stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Massmutual Fsb Adv owns 0% invested in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) for 19 shares. Franklin Resource reported 1.70M shares. 1832 Asset Lp stated it has 25,600 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has invested 0.03% in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Highbridge Capital Management Ltd owns 355,132 shares. American International Gru holds 0% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) for 2,474 shares. First Manhattan Com has 0% invested in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Tiaa Cref Invest Management Limited Liability Com owns 3.71M shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Envestnet Asset Mngmt owns 4,299 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Susquehanna Gru Llp accumulated 9,202 shares or 0% of the stock.

Caxton Associates Lp, which manages about $10.75B and $1.96B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alphabet Inc (Call) by 2,250 shares to 5,000 shares, valued at $5.19M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Melco Resort Entertainment L (NASDAQ:MPEL) by 110,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 125,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr (Put) (EEM).

Among 17 analysts covering Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Pinnacle Foods Inc had 47 analyst reports since October 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, February 13 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Buckingham Research. DA Davidson maintained Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) rating on Friday, July 29. DA Davidson has “Neutral” rating and $47 target. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 4. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, March 2 report. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was initiated by Buckingham Research. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 14 by UBS. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $67.0 target in Friday, September 29 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.30, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 66 investors sold CSCO shares while 798 reduced holdings. 170 funds opened positions while 464 raised stakes. 3.40 billion shares or 4.18% less from 3.54 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Zevin Asset Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 9,730 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership has 0.74% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). 111,614 were accumulated by X Mgmt Ltd. Mufg Americas accumulated 818,078 shares or 1.11% of the stock. Kistler reported 16,539 shares stake. Moreover, Patriot Wealth Mgmt Inc has 1.16% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Assetmark invested 0.02% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Leisure Capital Mgmt accumulated 13,348 shares or 0.5% of the stock. Pettyjohn Wood & White invested in 83,709 shares or 1.3% of the stock. 507,267 were reported by Colony Grp Incorporated Limited. Stevens First Principles Investment Advsrs, California-based fund reported 30,795 shares. Godshalk Welsh Cap Mngmt Inc holds 2.09% or 45,200 shares in its portfolio. The Japan-based Nomura Asset has invested 1.02% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Natl Insur Tx reported 0.96% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Buckingham Mngmt invested in 49,275 shares or 0.44% of the stock.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $2.12 million activity. On Thursday, March 15 the insider Goeckeler David sold $940,559. BURNS M MICHELE had sold 12,126 shares worth $550,153.

Among 39 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 173 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Deutsche Bank maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, November 16 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 18. The company was maintained on Monday, February 26 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 18 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 19 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 24. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by Drexel Hamilton. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research upgraded Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Monday, February 8 to “Neutral” rating.

Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc, which manages about $907.73 million and $737.74M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Borgwarner Inc (NYSE:BWA) by 9,805 shares to 762,751 shares, valued at $38.31 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) by 20,045 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.82M shares, and has risen its stake in Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP).

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Nvidia: The Rally Might Just Be Getting Started” on June 17, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Oppenheimer and Cisco to Host Tech Talk on Cisco’s AppDynamics” published on May 23, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Fortinet Inc Earnings Confirm My Bull Thesis” on June 08, 2018. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Management Presents at NASDAQ 38th Investor Program Conference (Transcript)” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco Systems: Should We Be Worried?” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

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