Prestige Brands International LLC Institutional Investor Sentiment Improved in 2017 Q4

Monday, 16 Apr, 2018

DA Davidson reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $79.00 target price on shares of Prestige Brands in a research report on Monday, December 18th. During the same period past year, the firm posted $0.53 earnings per share. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Prestige Brands will post 2.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $31.37. About 326,065 shares traded. The SI to Prestige Brand Holdings Inc's float is 15.57%. PBH underperformed the S&P 500 by 51.93%.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.52, from 1.64 in 2017Q3. Sold All: 32 Reduced: 42 Increased: 40 New Position: 28. 78 funds opened positions while 212 raised stakes. The investment professionals in our partner's database now have: 59.33 million shares, up from 56.08 million shares in 2017Q3. State Street accumulated 14.92 million shares or 0.06% of the stock. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board accumulated 0.04% or 10,100 shares. Winslow Evans Crocker owns 28 shares. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Llc holds 10,287 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. National Investment Services Inc sold 17,246 shares as At&T Inc. Lenox Wealth invested in 0.04% or 3,000 shares. (NASDAQ:CME). Underhill Invest Management Ltd Liability invested in 84,150 shares or 5.86% of the stock. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Prestige Brands during the third quarter valued at approximately $215,000. Natl Bank Of Nova Scotia has invested 0.01% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Retail Bank Of Mellon holds 846,395 shares. Stanley has invested 1.26% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU).

Since October 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $9.28 million activity. 516 shares were bought by Reynolds Fredric G, worth $25,016. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $104,345 was bought by Maier Henry J. On Thursday, February 8 the insider Hill Gregory P. sold $280,442. The company has a market capitalization of $1,671.26, a P/E ratio of 13.24, a PEG ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 1.16. The firm operates in two divisions, Exploration and Production, and Bakken Midstream. It is also involved in natural gas and crude oil gathering, processing of natural gas and the fractionation of natural gas liquids, transportation of crude oil by rail auto, terminaling and loading natural gas and crude oil liquids, and the storage and terminating of propane primarily in the Bakken and Three Forks Shale plays in the Williston Basin area of North Dakota. Prestige Brands Holdings presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $61.43. PBH was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 17, 2016. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to "Buy" on Tuesday, August 18. Gabelli assumed coverage on shares of Prestige Brands Holdings in a research note on Thursday, November 17th. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Friday, March 23 with "Outperform". Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Raymond James on Monday, May 22. Also, SVP William P'pool acquired 1,500 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 12th. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Tuesday, August 11. (NYSE:T) to report earnings on April, 24.

Among 10 analysts covering Prestige Brands Holdings (NYSE:PBH), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Prestige Brands International LLC in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number. (NYSE:PBH) earned "Neutral" rating by DA Davidson on Monday, February 5. (NYSE:PBH) on Monday, November 30 to "Underperform" rating. Piper Jaffray initiated Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. TheStreet lowered Prestige Brands from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Jefferies downgraded Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12 with "Overweight".

Prestige Brands International LLC (NYSE:PBH) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. Gator Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Prestige Brands in the fourth quarter worth $263,000. 77 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. Martingale Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Following the completion of the purchase, the senior vice president now directly owns 6,600 shares in the company, valued at approximately $223,740. Ftb Advsr stated it has 0% in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) for 1.13M shares. 8,003 are held by Ing Groep Nv. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0% of its portfolio in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Amalgamated Bank now owns 6,411 shares of the company's stock valued at $303,000 after buying an additional 904 shares in the last quarter. Reliance Of Delaware has invested 0.16% in CME Group Inc. Guggenheim Capital LLC owned about 0.14% of Prestige Brands worth $3,267,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Strs Ohio reported 102,600 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings.