Triple-S Management (GTS) Touches $35.74 High on May, 18; Capital International LTD Trimmed Its Pepsico (PEP) Position

May 18, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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The stock of Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) reached all time high today, May, 18 and still has $38.96 target or 9.00% above today’s $35.74 share price. This indicates more upside for the $834.41M company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $38.96 PT is reached, the company will be worth $75.10M more. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $35.74. About 41,120 shares traded. Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) has risen 52.00% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.45% the S&P500.




Capital International Ltd decreased Pepsico Inc (PEP) stake by 32.9% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Capital International Ltd sold 4,804 shares as Pepsico Inc (PEP)’s stock declined 9.24%. The Capital International Ltd holds 9,796 shares with $1.18M value, down from 14,600 last quarter. Pepsico Inc now has $138.77B valuation. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $97.87. About 1.64M shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has declined 3.75% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.30% the S&P500.

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

Capital International Ltd increased Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (NYSE:CNQ) stake by 38,897 shares to 92,397 valued at $3.31 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stake by 822 shares and now owns 18,177 shares. Hp Inc was raised too.

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 $2.16 billion for 16.10 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.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.08, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It fall, 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. Diversified Trust holds 11,785 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Japan-based Daiwa Sb Investments Ltd has invested 0.22% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Com holds 0.13% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) or 1.82 million shares. Amer National Insurance Communications Tx stated it has 126,890 shares. Counsel Ltd Llc Ny has 0.14% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 13,752 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has 487,871 shares for 0.69% of their portfolio. Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank reported 64,826 shares or 1.17% of all its holdings. Lord Abbett & Communications Lc stated it has 0.31% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Sumitomo Life Ins Co invested in 0.72% or 47,956 shares. Capital Mngmt Va invested in 1,969 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Bush Odonnell Inv Advisors Inc holds 5.46% or 55,952 shares in its portfolio. Cornerstone Incorporated holds 3.33% or 163,643 shares. Chesley Taft Assocs Ltd Liability Corp holds 2.54% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 250,366 shares. Covington Invest Advisors has invested 0.35% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Abner Herrman & Brock Ltd Company accumulated 114,471 shares or 2.31% of the stock.

Among 22 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. PepsiCo had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 15 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 8 by Deutsche Bank. On Wednesday, February 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Evercore to “In-Line”. Citigroup maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Tuesday, April 19. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $110 target. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Tuesday, March 21. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 7. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 26 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) on Wednesday, June 29 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, March 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) on Friday, June 30 with “Hold” rating.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $18,557 activity. 700 Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) shares with value of $18,557 were sold by Diaz Juan J..

Analysts await Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, down 10.26% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.39 per share. GTS’s profit will be $8.17 million for 25.53 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual earnings per share reported by Triple-S Management Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -41.67% negative EPS growth.

Triple-S Management Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a portfolio of managed care and related products in the commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid markets in Puerto Rico, the United States. The company has market cap of $834.41 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. It has a 15.81 P/E ratio. It offers various managed care products, including health maintenance organization plans; preferred well-known provider organization plans; BlueCard program; Medicare Supplement products; Medicare Part D, a prescription drug plan; Medicare Advantage products; Medicaid plans; and claims processing and other administrative services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.73, from 2.06 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 9 investors sold Triple-S Management Corporation shares while 37 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 19.93 million shares or 0.51% less from 20.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation owns 109,806 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Aqr Capital Management Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P owns 3,570 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ameritas Inv Prtn Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS). Blackrock invested in 0% or 1.61 million shares. Parametric Portfolio Limited Co accumulated 0% or 82,585 shares. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership reported 9,400 shares. First Quadrant L P Ca has 0.01% invested in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) for 13,780 shares. Utd Services Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 60,732 shares. 1.11 million are owned by Northern. Meeder Asset Management accumulated 2,760 shares. Bancorp Of Mellon reported 0% in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS). Los Angeles Mgmt And Equity Research has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS). Cna Fincl has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS). Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Grp Inc has invested 0% in Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS).

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