Anna Nikolayevsky increased its stake in Constellation Brands Inc (STZ) by 45.45% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Axel Capital Management Llc bought 10,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.56% with the market. The hedge fund run by Anna Nikolayevsky held 32,000 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $7.29M, up from 22,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Axel Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Constellation Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $44.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $231.85. About 880,796 shares traded. Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has risen 20.36% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.79% the S&P500. Some Historical STZ News: 08/03/2018 – OneWeb Finalizes Executive Team Appointments Leading Up to the Launch of Global Constellation and Services; 26/04/2018 – Constellation Software Inc. Announces Results of Voting for Directors at Annual Shareholders’ Meeting; 27/03/2018 – NVIDIA NVDA.O LAUNCHES DRIVE CONSTELLATION, CLOUD-BASED SELF-DRIVING CAR SIMULATOR; 06/04/2018 – CONSTELLATION PHARMACEUTICALS INC FILES TO SAY IT HAS RAISED $99 MLN IN EQUITY FINANCING – SEC FILING; 22/05/2018 – Constellation Brands Promotes Jim Sabia to Newly Created Role of Chief Marketing Officer; 15/05/2018 – Cloud Constellation Corporation and Assured Communications Advisors International Aim for DoD Cloud Services; 30/05/2018 – Constellation Brands Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average; 27/03/2018 – NVIDIA Introduces DRIVE Constellation Simulation System to Safely Drive Autonomous Vehicles Billions of Miles in Virtual Reali; 25/04/2018 – CONSTELLATION SOFTWARE 1Q REV. $719M, EST. $687.6M; 29/03/2018 – CONSTELLATION BRANDS STZ.N CEO – SVEDKA SPIKED PREMIUM SELTZER WILL BE INTRODUCED IN FY 2019 AND AT 100 CALORIES, IT IS TARGETED AT FEMALE CONSUMERS
Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased its stake in Synchrony Financial (SYF) by 21.56% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 91,049 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.76% with the market. The institutional investor held 331,259 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $11.11M, down from 422,308 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio who had been investing in Synchrony Financial for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.27B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $34.81. About 3.13M shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has risen 30.77% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.20% the S&P500. Some Historical SYF News: 16/05/2018 – Synchrony Financial CEO ‘Very Excited’ to Have Buffett’s Backing (Video); 07/03/2018 – SYNCHRONY IS SAID REJECTED A$8B BIDDER FOR LATITUDE: AUSTRALIAN; 15/05/2018 – OMEGA ADVISORS DISSOLVES STAKE IN MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL – SEC FILING; 18/04/2018 – Synchrony Financial expected to post earnings of 75 cents a share – Earnings Preview; 20/04/2018 – Synchrony Financial 1Q Net Interest Income $3.8B; 20/04/2018 – Synchrony Financial 1Q Loan Receivables $78B; 18/05/2018 – Fitch Expects to Rate Synchrony Bank’s Senior Unsecured Notes ‘BBB-‘; 21/05/2018 – Fitch to Rate Synchrony Credit Card Master Note Trust Series 2018-2; Presale Issued; 10/05/2018 – SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL – DEAL IS NOT EXPECTED TO HAVE MATERIAL IMPACT ON SYNCHRONY’S FINANCIAL RESULTS; 15/03/2018 – Synchrony Financial: At Feb. 28, 30 Days-Plus Past Due Rate Was 4.9%
Analysts await Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, up 31.15% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.61 per share. SYF’s profit will be $603.80 million for 10.88 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by Synchrony Financial for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.61% negative EPS growth.
More news for Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Synchrony Completes Acquisition of Loop Commerce” on June 08, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Synchrony Can Sustain More Credit Card Pain” and published on May 31, 2018 is yet another important article.
Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio, which manages about $19.16 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mid (NYSE:MAA) by 3,330 shares to 301,367 shares, valued at $27.50M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Paylocity Holding Corp (NASDAQ:PCTY) by 36,737 shares in the quarter, for a total of 87,851 shares, and has risen its stake in Sun Hydraulics Corp (NASDAQ:SNHY).
Among 30 analysts covering Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Synchrony Financial had 78 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, April 23 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 13 the stock rating was initiated by DA Davidson with “Buy”. Bank of America downgraded the shares of SYF in report on Friday, April 8 to “Neutral” rating. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of SYF in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, October 20. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Thursday, December 15. The firm has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research given on Thursday, May 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 17 report. Wedbush initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, October 11 report. The stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, July 17.
More notable recent Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Top Stocks That Are Cash Cows” on June 16, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Constellation Brands Has a Secret Weapon in the Beer Wars: Trump’s Tariffs” published on June 16, 2018, Fool.com published: “This Brand-New Marijuana Survey Offers 3 Unique Takeaways” on June 16, 2018. More interesting news about Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Buy Lockheed Martin On Weakness – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/14/18)” published on June 15, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “This Is the Real Reason to Love Constellation Brands Stock” with publication date: June 02, 2018.
Among 23 analysts covering Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Constellation Brands had 84 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 10 with “Buy”. As per Thursday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. SunTrust maintained Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 8 by Argus Research. The stock of Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, May 31. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, April 3.
Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $6.69 million activity. $687,672 worth of stock was sold by FROMBERG BARRY A on Monday, April 2. Klein David Eric had sold 17,900 shares worth $4.09M.