Pfizer (PFE) Given a $40.00 Price Target at Jefferies Group

Monday, 12 Feb, 2018

Teacher Retirement System Of Texas who had been investing in Intercontinental Exchange In for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $40.05B market cap company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 44,286,544 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,487,617,000 after buying an additional 2,028,313 shares during the last quarter. About 5.34 million shares traded or 93.10% up from the average. The Home Depot, Inc. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.14% the S&P500.

Fil Ltd increased its stake in Autoliv Inc (ALV) by 0.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Shares of Pfizer (PFE) traded up $0.53 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $34.16. 47,300,000 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 25,460,000.

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 30th. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. 142 funds opened positions while 524 raised stakes. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.06. Keystone Planning Incorporated holds 3.91% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:HD) for 3,206 shares. Pictet & Cie (Europe) Sa holds 0.13% or 25,190 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:HD) for 4,740 shares. Kistler holds 300 shares. Greatmark Invest Prtnrs Inc holds 4,256 shares. Mayo Investment Advisers Limited Liability Corporation has 186,098 shares. Community Natl Bank Na has 0% invested in Noble Corporation plc (NYSE:NE) for 4,250 shares. Lakeview Capital Partners Ltd Liability Corp, a Georgia-based fund reported 30,013 shares. Bath Savings Com accumulated 18,152 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Bancorpsouth owns 1,500 shares. Suffolk Capital Management Llc sold 36,062 shares as Visa (V)'s stock rose 5.74%. 159,373 are owned by Argyle Cap Management. (NYSE:HD). The Oklahoma-based Bokf Na has invested 0.38% in The Home Depot, Inc.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 35 sales for $94.29 million activity. Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC now owns 6,329 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $211,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares in the last quarter. Can owned 0.12% of Pfizer worth $262,902,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Therefore 45% are positive. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up.6% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Pfizer Inc. will post 2.95 earnings per share for the current year. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Underperform" on Thursday, January 19. Capital Invest Of America Inc stated it has 10,402 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. (NYSE:PFE). D E Shaw & holds 3.15M shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $186 target. The stock of Premier Oil plc (OTCMKTS:PMOIY) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, January 5 by Macquarie Research. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 4 by Jefferies. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "buy" rating and set a $39.00 target price on shares of Pfizer in a report on Friday, November 10th. (NYSE:PFE) on Friday, March 24 with "Neutral" rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 14 by Jefferies. The firm has "Hold" rating by S&P Research given on Tuesday, July 28. (NYSE:PFE) on Monday, May 9 with "Outperform" rating. (NYSE:PFE) for 51,051 shares.

Among 22 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Pfizer had 74 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by S&P Research. DE lowered its stake in Pfizer Inc. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research to "Hold" on Wednesday, November 2. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 18 with "Buy".

More notable recent Pfizer Inc. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a $36.00 target price on Pfizer and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (NYSE:PFE) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Jefferies. (NYSE:PFE) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, June 12 by BMO Capital Markets. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $107.0 target in Wednesday, September 6 report.

Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. Its down 0.02, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. (PFE) Holdings Increased by Great West Life Assurance Co. Pfizer Inc. The company has a quick ratio of 1.15, a current ratio of 1.43 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. Dearborn Partners Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $793.63 billion market cap company. Rwc Asset Mgmt Llp stated it has 2.43% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Tdam Usa invested in 0.58% or 278,582 shares. After $-0.01 actual EPS reported by On Track Innovations Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. It also increased its holding in Tactile Sys Technology Inc by 45,500 shares in the quarter, for a total of 105,715 shares, and has risen its stake in Trex Co Inc (NYSE:TREX). $296,560 worth of Pfizer Inc.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Investor has 0.32% invested in Autoliv, Inc. Franklin Resources Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Pfizer by 0.9% in the second quarter. Blue Chip Partners invested in 24,927 shares or 1.24% of the stock. (NYSE:V). Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc Ca invested in 132,804 shares or 5.31% of the stock. (NYSE:ALV) for 23,800 shares.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $12.56 million activity. (NYSE:PFE) was sold by JOHNSON RADY A on Friday, December 15. 8,064 Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares with value of $263,693 were sold by OLSON LAURIE J. Lipe & Dalton now owns 4,626 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $155,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. DAMELIO FRANK A also sold $3.21 million worth of Pfizer Inc.

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