Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Decreased Its Pepsico (PEP) Stake; West Family Investments Has Raised Pennantpark Invt (PNNT) Stake By $570,000

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West Family Investments Inc increased Pennantpark Invt Corp (PNNT) stake by 11.05% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. West Family Investments Inc acquired 95,000 shares as Pennantpark Invt Corp (PNNT)’s stock declined 3.30%. The West Family Investments Inc holds 954,457 shares with $6.60M value, up from 859,457 last quarter. Pennantpark Invt Corp now has $509.51M valuation. The stock increased 1.70% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $7.17. About 374,165 shares traded or 27.71% up from the average. PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) has declined 13.46% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.01% the S&P500.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc decreased Pepsico Inc (PEP) stake by 2.88% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc sold 8,161 shares as Pepsico Inc (PEP)’s stock declined 9.24%. The Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc holds 275,242 shares with $33.01M value, down from 283,403 last quarter. Pepsico Inc now has $137.80B valuation. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $97.19. About 3.93M shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has declined 3.75% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.30% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 63 investors sold PEP shares while 712 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 542 raised stakes. 958.76 million shares or 0.63% less from 964.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Vontobel Asset reported 0.58% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Wallington Asset Management Limited Com holds 2.12% or 68,648 shares in its portfolio. California-based Checchi Advisers Limited Liability Com has invested 0.24% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Marshall And Sullivan Wa invested 2.87% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Community Savings Bank Na reported 60,786 shares stake. Security National Bank Of So Dak holds 2.18% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 16,836 shares. 27,345 were accumulated by Regal Inv Advsrs Lc. Ftb Advsr reported 58,242 shares. Comml Bank Of The Ozarks stated it has 30,173 shares. Kentucky Retirement owns 87,699 shares for 0.75% of their portfolio. Mendel Money Mgmt has invested 3.83% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Kentucky-based Town And Country Bank & Trust And Dba First Bankers has invested 2.92% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 137,285 shares. Jag Mgmt Limited Liability Com owns 0.37% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 16,249 shares. M Kraus & Com owns 45,918 shares.

Among 22 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. PepsiCo has $140.0 highest and $81 lowest target. $116.24’s average target is 19.60% above currents $97.19 stock price. PepsiCo had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan initiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, March 21 report. On Tuesday, July 11 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, March 24. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 5 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, April 14. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of PEP in report on Wednesday, September 6 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 28 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 8 by UBS.

More notable recent PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Adding Pepsi At 52-Week Lows” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Bert’s Recent Buy: PepsiCo” published on May 06, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Recent Purchase: PepsiCo” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Consumer Staples An Epic Underperformer” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “PepsiCo reaffirms full-year profit guidance” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

Analysts await PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to report earnings on July, 10. They expect $1.52 earnings per share, up 1.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.5 per share. PEP’s profit will be $2.16B for 15.99 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.96 actual earnings per share reported by PepsiCo, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 58.33% EPS growth.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc increased Dowdupont Inc stake by 255,640 shares to 1.02M valued at $72.76 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Royal Dutch Shell Plc Adr A Sh stake by 457,583 shares and now owns 493,138 shares. Pnc Bank Corp (NYSE:PNC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.20, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 12 investors sold PNNT shares while 28 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 26.98 million shares or 0.25% less from 27.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley invested in 0% or 814,421 shares. Burgundy Asset Management Limited holds 0.15% or 2.34M shares in its portfolio. Winch Advisory Services Ltd Liability owns 775 shares. Bessemer has 4,400 shares for 0% of their portfolio. National Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT). Millennium Mgmt Ltd has 440,329 shares. 34,268 are held by Bbr Limited. Exane Derivatives holds 0.01% of its portfolio in PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) for 4,240 shares. Macquarie Gru invested 0% of its portfolio in PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT). Moreover, Two Sigma Llc has 0% invested in PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT). 18,057 are held by Ameriprise Fincl. Old Second Bancshares Of Aurora accumulated 1,702 shares or 0% of the stock. Shell Asset Mngmt accumulated 135,606 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc reported 198,699 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Advsrs Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 329,093 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio.

More recent PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces $30 Million Stock Repurchase Program” on May 09, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “PennantPark Investment’s (PNNT) CEO Arthur Penn on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 10, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “PennantPark Investment Corporation Announces Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2018” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 12 analysts covering Pennant Investment (NASDAQ:PNNT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Pennant Investment has $10 highest and $6.50 lowest target. $8.08’s average target is 12.69% above currents $7.17 stock price. Pennant Investment had 34 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by MLV given on Thursday, August 6. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, August 15. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) rating on Thursday, October 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $8.5 target. Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded the shares of PNNT in report on Thursday, February 9 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by JMP Securities to “Market Perform” on Thursday, May 11. The stock of PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. JMP Securities maintained the stock with “Market Outperform” rating in Wednesday, August 10 report. Jefferies maintained PennantPark Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:PNNT) rating on Friday, January 19. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $7.0 target. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, July 18 report.

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