The Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) Position Cut by Private Wealth Partners LLC

Vincent Carr
July 16, 2017

The stock rose 0.75% or $0.25 reaching $33.53 per share. About 8.99M shares traded.

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 2nd. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. The fund owned 13,332 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock at the end of the first quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.95% of the company's stock. The stock has a market cap of $199.51 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.14 and a beta of 1.01. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.15 on July 14, reaching $33.43. Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:VTR) has risen 3.44% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500. LANKLER DOUGLAS M had sold 20,000 shares worth $693,200 on Thursday, March 2. (NYSE:PFE) was sold by HILL CHARLES H.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $307,701 activity. The 50 day moving average was up by +1.27% whereas the 200 day moving average was up $0.05 or +0.16%. 128 funds opened positions while 277 raised stakes. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.02. Moreover, Fjarde Ap has 0.08% invested in Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q). Marco Ltd stated it has 0.94% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. Stifel Fin has 72,911 shares. NYSE:PFE is valued at 4.94 with a P/S value of 3.82. Nokota Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 587,500 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 403,159 shares. (NYSE:VTR) for 106,602 shares. Moreover, William Harris has 0.08% invested in Ventas, Inc. Hanson Mcclain owns 377 shares. Bsw Wealth Partners acquired 9,866 shares as V F Corp Com (VFC)'s stock declined 0.53%. (NYSE:PFE). Peloton Wealth Strategists holds 1.29% or 48,800 shares.

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More news for Quintiles IMS Holdings Inc (NYSE:Q) were recently published by: Reuters.com, which released: "Quintiles IMS explores sale of contract sales business: sources" on June 21, 2017. More interesting news about Ventas, Inc. INVE's SI was 93,600 shares in July as released by FINRA. 1832 Asset Management Lp sold 20,070 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)'s stock declined 3.45%. Capital Analysts LLC boosted its stake in shares of Pfizer by 6.2% in the fourth quarter.

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Among 14 analysts covering Ventas Inc. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 35% are positive. Ventas Inc. had 37 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research on Wednesday, November 2 to "Hold". RBC Capital Markets maintained General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) on Thursday, February 4 with "Sector Perform" rating. The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, October 13. Goldman Sachs downgraded Ventas, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, May 9 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Sell" on Tuesday, May 16. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. (NYSE:PFE) on Wednesday, November 2 to "Hold" rating. Jefferies upgraded Ventas, Inc. (PFE) stock is attractive participant of Wall Street Market. Therefore 100% are positive. Pfizer had 47 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Berenberg initiated it with "Hold" rating and $38 target in Thursday, May 12 report.

MO maintained its stake in Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Wednesday, November 25. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $37.67. The company was maintained on Friday, March 24 by Societe Generale. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Saturday, September 5 with "Overweight". (NYSE:PFE) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan.

It is now trading at $33.22 which is just a bit higher than $32.80, the 50 day moving average and marginally over the 200 day moving average of $33.17. Salient Tru Lta stated it has 0.92% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE PFE) traded up 0.45% during trading on Friday, hitting $33.43. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $43 target. Its quick ratio was 1.30 while current ratio was noted as 1.60 in the most recent quarter. Pfizer had a return on equity of 23.68% and a net margin of 13.76%.

Evanston Investments Inc Dba Evanston Advisors, which manages about $372.58 million and $324.93 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Brocade Communications Systems Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 60 investors sold PFE shares while 672 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 711 raised stakes. Barton owns 8,700 shares or 0.09% of their U.S. portfolio. The New York-based American Int Grp has invested 1.9% in Pfizer Inc. Sandler Capital Management has 0.02% invested in Pfizer Inc. California-based Hotchkis Wiley Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 2.77% in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). (NYSE:PFE) for 30,530 shares. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc holds 276,500 shares. After this sale, 85,194 common shares of PFE are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $2,830,145. Grandfield & Dodd Ltd Llc reported 82,980 shares stake. Rmsincerbeaux Cap Mgmt invested in 71,900 shares. Partnervest Advisory Svcs Limited Liability Co reported 0.24% in Pfizer Inc. Davenport Ltd has 277,179 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. $153,855 worth of Pfizer Inc.

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