Bollard Group Has Upped By $1.79 Million Its Philip Morris Intl (PM) Holding; Shorts at Phh (PHH) Raised By 24.68%

February 18, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Bollard Group Llc increased Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) stake by 19.39% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bollard Group Llc acquired 16,093 shares as Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM)’s stock rose 10.69%. The Bollard Group Llc holds 99,069 shares with $11.00M value, up from 82,976 last quarter. Philip Morris Intl Inc now has $162.02B valuation. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $104.31. About 5.21 million shares traded or 1.09% up from the average. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Phh Corporation (NYSE:PHH) had an increase of 24.68% in short interest. PHH’s SI was 2.17M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 24.68% from 1.74M shares previously. With 471,000 avg volume, 5 days are for Phh Corporation (NYSE:PHH)’s short sellers to cover PHH’s short positions. The SI to Phh Corporation’s float is 6.47%. The stock increased 1.74% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $8.76. About 210,086 shares traded. PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) has risen 6.41% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.29% the S&P500.




Among 10 analysts covering PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. PHH Corporation had 17 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital on Friday, August 7 to “Market Perform”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Wood. The stock of PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Wedbush to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Morgan Stanley. Bruyette & Woods” upgraded PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) on Monday, August 10 to “Outperform” rating. KBW upgraded the shares of PHH in report on Monday, August 10 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 11 to “Market Perform”. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 11 by Wedbush.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.18, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 21 investors sold PHH Corporation shares while 28 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 30.18 million shares or 39.49% less from 49.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Us Bank De holds 1,143 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Jefferies Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH). Wells Fargo & Mn owns 0% invested in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) for 46,824 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management reported 338,296 shares. Voya Invest Mngmt Lc stated it has 26,113 shares. Aperio Grp Ltd Llc owns 23,954 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested 0% in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH). Ameritas Invest Partners Incorporated holds 0% or 4,575 shares in its portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Llc stated it has 177,130 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Barclays Public Ltd Co accumulated 89,733 shares. Geode Capital Management Lc holds 0% in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) or 343,332 shares. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag reported 58,324 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma reported 325 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 158,039 are owned by Invesco Ltd. Northern Tru Corporation reported 624,847 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $1.07 million activity. PIZZI CHARLES P sold $126,027 worth of PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) on Monday, September 11. 8,000 PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) shares with value of $88,948 were sold by Brown William F. $11,553 worth of PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) shares were sold by STEIN KEVIN. WETZEL CARROLL R sold $299,250 worth of stock. The insider EGAN JAMES O sold 38,508 shares worth $548,739.

PHH Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides outsourced mortgage banking services to financial institutions and real estate brokers in the United States. The company has market cap of $285.11 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Mortgage Production and Mortgage Servicing. It currently has negative earnings. The Mortgage Production segment provides private label mortgage services to financial institutions and real estate brokers; and originates and sells mortgage loans.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $13.44 million activity. Azinovic Drago sold 14,000 shares worth $1.62 million. $11.81M worth of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) was sold by CAMILLERI LOUIS C on Tuesday, October 24.

Bollard Group Llc decreased Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) stake by 5,815 shares to 26,796 valued at $2.20M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) stake by 4,482 shares and now owns 61,474 shares. Nabors Industries Ltd (NYSE:NBR) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 55 investors sold PM shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 452 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.12% more from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Walleye Trading Limited Com owns 0.01% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 13,892 shares. Parametric Associates Ltd Liability Corp reported 4.17M shares. Vontobel Asset Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 4.37 million shares. Reliance Trust Co Of Delaware reported 0.65% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Brown Brothers Harriman & Comm holds 1.31% or 2.22 million shares in its portfolio. Duncker Streett And holds 0.5% or 14,962 shares in its portfolio. Signaturefd Ltd Llc, Georgia-based fund reported 19,638 shares. Investors Asset Mgmt Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv accumulated 22,985 shares. Hamel Assoc reported 0.18% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Chilton Investment Limited Liability Corp reported 194,872 shares. Highlander Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc invested in 2,733 shares. Clear Harbor Asset Mgmt Limited Liability accumulated 3,590 shares. The United Kingdom-based Hsbc Plc has invested 0.32% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Moreover, South Dakota Invest Council has 0.74% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Bragg Finance holds 8,563 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Philip Morris International had 54 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup initiated the shares of PM in report on Tuesday, September 13 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 12 by Goldman Sachs. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $13400 target in Monday, July 17 report. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 10 report. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Vetr. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Jefferies. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 26. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 20 by Goldman Sachs.

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