As News New Cl A (NWSA) Market Valuation Declined, Sg Americas Securities Has Lowered Its Stake; Mondelez International (MDLZ) Holder Agf Investments Trimmed Position

May 19, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Agf Investments Inc decreased its stake in Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ) by 1.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Agf Investments Inc sold 34,138 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.60M shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $111.35 million, down from 2.64M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Agf Investments Inc who had been investing in Mondelez International Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $58.49 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $39.65. About 13.78M shares traded or 49.45% up from the average. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has declined 6.02% since May 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.57% the S&P500.




Sg Americas Securities Llc decreased its stake in News Corp New Cl A (NWSA) by 54.47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sg Americas Securities Llc sold 132,205 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 110,504 shares of the newspapers and magazines company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.79 million, down from 242,709 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sg Americas Securities Llc who had been investing in News Corp New Cl A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $15.63. About 1.91 million shares traded. News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) has risen 23.85% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.30% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. News Corporation had 15 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 9 by CLSA. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, February 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, October 16. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 8 by CLSA. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 26 by Jefferies. Macquarie Research upgraded News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) on Monday, July 27 to “Outperform” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of NWSA in report on Monday, September 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock of News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Bank of America. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Monday, November 9 report.

Sg Americas Securities Llc, which manages about $10.72B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Realty Income Corp Com (NYSE:O) by 22,387 shares to 65,028 shares, valued at $3.71M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Bio Rad Labs Inc Cl A (NYSE:BIO) by 9,138 shares in the quarter, for a total of 9,883 shares, and has risen its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (Call).

Analysts await News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) to report earnings on August, 9. They expect $0.10 EPS, down 9.09% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.11 per share. NWSA’s profit will be $58.73M for 39.08 P/E if the $0.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual EPS reported by News Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 66.67% EPS growth.

More recent News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “News Corp Stock Falls as Y2Y Loss Widens” on May 11, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “News Corporation’s (NWSA) CEO Robert Thomson on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 11, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Recent Analysis Shows Ares Capital, The Middleby, Cardtronics, NOW, Coca-Cola European Partners, and News …” with publication date: May 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, up 12.50% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.48 per share. MDLZ’s profit will be $796.54 million for 18.36 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual earnings per share reported by Mondelez International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.90% negative EPS growth.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.03 billion activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $87,800 was made by BUNCH CHARLES E on Friday, February 16. $284.87 million worth of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) was sold by PELTZ NELSON on Tuesday, February 27. Weber Hubert also sold $478,668 worth of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Thursday, February 22.

Agf Investments Inc, which manages about $10.28B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Precision Drilling Corp. by 322,400 shares to 2.19 million shares, valued at $6.65 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) by 17,419 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.20 million shares, and has risen its stake in Tenaris Sa Adr (NYSE:TS).

More notable recent Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “3 Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ), Shutterfly, Inc. (SFLY) and Yum China Holdings …” on May 02, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “MondelÄ“z International Reports Q1 Results” published on May 01, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “MondelÄ“z International to Acquire Tate’s Bake Shop” on May 07, 2018. More interesting news about Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “MondelÄ“z International Names Paulette Alviti Chief Human Resources Officer” published on April 27, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for ManpowerGroup, JC Penney, HP, American Axle & Manufacturing, Mondelez …” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.16, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 56 investors sold MDLZ shares while 388 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 338 raised stakes. 1.07 billion shares or 1.13% less from 1.08 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. M&T Bancorporation reported 415,052 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Security National Com has invested 0.07% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Catalyst Cap Advsrs Limited Liability invested 0% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Deltec Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.23% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Jones Financial Companies Lllp accumulated 0.02% or 142,459 shares. The Connecticut-based Webster Natl Bank N A has invested 0.35% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Transamerica Advisors holds 13,520 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory stated it has 320,890 shares. Rbo Com Ltd Com holds 3.1% or 288,309 shares in its portfolio. Rnc Management Llc reported 7,861 shares. Dowling & Yahnke Ltd Llc invested in 96,614 shares or 0.37% of the stock. 30,271 were accumulated by Provise Grp Incorporated Lc. Parthenon Ltd Co has invested 2.01% of its portfolio in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Hm Payson & holds 173,531 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Global accumulated 11.50M shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Mondelez International Inc had 66 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $49 target in Thursday, February 4 report. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole to “Outperform”. The stock of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Piper Jaffray. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) rating on Tuesday, August 8. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $4500 target. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $50 target in Tuesday, January 19 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, April 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MDLZ in report on Monday, October 26 with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 6 by RBC Capital Markets.

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