Pepsico (PEP) Shareholder Northeast Financial Consultants Has Upped Its Holding by $588,078; Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Trimmed Sempra Energy Com (SRE) Position by $568,051 as Market Valuation Declined

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Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc decreased its stake in Sempra Energy Com (SRE) by 49.81% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc sold 5,027 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.20% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,065 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $576,000, down from 10,092 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc who had been investing in Sempra Energy Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $31.10 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $113.66. About 906,433 shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has declined 0.21% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 0.21% the S&P500. Some Historical SRE News: 10/04/2018 – Sempra Energy: Householder Will Also Become President on May 1; 13/04/2018 – MOODY´S AFFIRMS IENOVA’S RATINGS AND CHANGES OUTLOOK TO STABLE; 22/05/2018 – SoCalGas Declares Preferred Dividends; 13/04/2018 – MOODY’S AFFIRMS IENOVA’S RATINGS AND CHANGES OUTLOOK TO STABLE; 19/04/2018 – SoCalGas and Opus 12 Successfully Demonstrate Technology That Simplifies Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Storable Renewable E; 12/03/2018 – Sempra Energy Also Appoints Martin as New Member of Board Effective May 1; 07/05/2018 – SEMPRA EXPLORING MID-SIZED AND LARGE SCALE LNG EXPORTS; 10/04/2018 – SEMPRA ENERGY ALSO NAMES JOSEPH HOUSEHOLDER COO; 12/04/2018 – Sempra Energy Will Invest $130M for IEnova Unit to Develop Marine Liquid Fuels Terminal in Baja California, Mexico; 12/04/2018 – Sempra Energy’s IEnova Unit To Develop Marine Liquid Fuels Terminal In Baja California, Mexico

Northeast Financial Consultants Inc increased its stake in Pepsico Inc (PEP) by 47.16% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc bought 5,298 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.31% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 16,531 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.85 million, up from 11,233 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northeast Financial Consultants Inc who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $160.69B market cap company. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $113.83. About 2.27 million shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has declined 0.46% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 0.46% the S&P500. Some Historical PEP News: 15/03/2018 – PepsiCo Chairman and CEO lndra Nooyi is Chair of CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference 2018; 26/04/2018 – Pepsi revenue tops as developing markets make up for weak N. America; 20/04/2018 – PepsiCo Bond Trading 2x Average; Clients Net Sellers; 09/03/2018 – TriadBusinessJournal: Former Duke star Grant Hill’s ad with Pepsi-owned Mtn Dew upsets NCAA sponsor Coca-Cola, sources say -…; 17/05/2018 – The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation, PepsiCo, and Feed the Children Unite to Defeat Hunger at Get Ready Fest™: Helping Feed Camden; 25/05/2018 – MEDIA-PepsiCo to buy the Fruit and Veggie Snack Maker Bare Foods- NYT; 16/03/2018 – PEPSICO CEO NOOYI’S 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION ROSE 4.4% TO $31.1M; 26/04/2018 – PEPSICO INC – CEO SAYS BEYOND TRADEMARK PEPSI, N.AMERICA BEVERAGES IS PERFORMING REASONABLY WELL IN THE CONTEXT OF COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT; 01/05/2018 – PEPSICO BOOSTS QTR DIV; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo’s earnings and revenue top expectations

Northeast Financial Consultants Inc, which manages about $2.86 billion and $364.23 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mplx Lp (NYSE:MPLX) by 37,320 shares to 12,272 shares, valued at $425,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Enterprise Product Partners Lp (NYSE:EPD) by 45,019 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 77,881 shares, and cut its stake in Zoetis Inc Com (NYSE:ZTS).

Among 24 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. PepsiCo had 81 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 7. As per Wednesday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 4. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Monday, November 23. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 3 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 2 by Jefferies. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $116.0 target in Thursday, October 12 report. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 21 report.

More notable recent PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “PepsiCo (PEP) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” on January 18, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “PepsiCo: Changing My Entry Price For 2019 – Seeking Alpha” published on January 14, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Cannabis-Infused Drinks Are a Slow Burn for NBEV Stock – Nasdaq” on January 17, 2019. More interesting news about PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Better Buy: PepsiCo vs. Anheuser-Busch InBev – Nasdaq” published on January 26, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “PepsiCo a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 3.5% Yield (PEP) – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 15, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.01 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 43 investors sold PEP shares while 682 reduced holdings. 129 funds opened positions while 502 raised stakes. 952.72 million shares or 0.70% less from 959.39 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. First Mercantile Tru Co holds 0.53% or 24,230 shares. Delta Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co has invested 2.27% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Dynamic Advisor Solutions Limited Company stated it has 5,273 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Moreover, Timber Creek Capital Mngmt Ltd has 1.92% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 26,592 shares. Alta Limited stated it has 2.03% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Moreover, Pennsylvania has 1.22% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). 1,106 were reported by Wealthtrust. Bsw Wealth holds 0.24% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 5,634 shares. Peddock Capital Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0.08% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Hutchinson Cap Ca owns 4,076 shares. Schnieders Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.66% or 36,190 shares. Lafayette Invs Inc has 1.92% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) for 49,799 shares. Culbertson A N & Com accumulated 69,341 shares. Raymond James Tru Na has invested 0.69% of its portfolio in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Smith Chas P Associate Pa Cpas owns 168,747 shares for 2.3% of their portfolio.

Since October 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $22.66 million activity. $1.29M worth of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) shares were sold by Yawman David. $587,364 worth of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) was sold by Narasimhan Laxman on Thursday, October 4. 20,074 shares valued at $2.26M were sold by Spanos Mike on Wednesday, October 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.21, from 1.16 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 34 investors sold SRE shares while 154 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. 229.67 million shares or 3.57% more from 221.76 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Segall Bryant And Hamill Lc invested in 2,364 shares. Tarbox Family Office Inc accumulated 153 shares. Point72 Asset Lp holds 0.08% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) or 176,200 shares. Bokf Na holds 0.03% or 11,875 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 658,396 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Sector Pension Board has 0.01% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 12,808 shares. Dnb Asset As holds 41,026 shares. Cetera Advisor Netwr Lc holds 0.09% or 22,156 shares in its portfolio. Daiwa Securities Group holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 9,045 shares. Regions holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 8,505 shares. State Bank Of Ny Mellon accumulated 2.39M shares or 0.07% of the stock. Jpmorgan Chase & Company reported 0.11% stake. The North Carolina-based First Personal Financial Serv has invested 0.01% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Vanguard Grp Inc Incorporated accumulated 20.78 million shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 556,773 shares.

Since November 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $6.41 million activity. $535,450 worth of stock was sold by SCHENK LYNN on Wednesday, January 2. Another trade for 11,600 shares valued at $1.34 million was made by HOUSEHOLDER JOSEPH A on Friday, November 30. The insider Martin Jeffrey W sold $670,794. The insider MIHALIK TREVOR I sold $554,906. The insider REED DEBRA L sold 27,300 shares worth $3.20M.

Among 11 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Sempra Energy had 38 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Friday, December 22 to “Hold”. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $120 target in Friday, August 10 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, July 23. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Wednesday, September 26 with “Neutral”. Bank of America upgraded the shares of SRE in report on Thursday, October 11 to “Buy” rating. Wells Fargo downgraded Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) on Monday, June 11 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 3. On Monday, February 11 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, April 22 report.

Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc, which manages about $1.37B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr Core Msci Eafe (IEFA) by 274,092 shares to 288,871 shares, valued at $18.51M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Vanguard Index Fds Stk Mrk Etf (VTI) by 2,446 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4,326 shares, and has risen its stake in Johnson & Johnson Com (NYSE:JNJ).

Analysts await Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $1.45 EPS, down 5.84% or $0.09 from last year’s $1.54 per share. SRE’s profit will be $396.80M for 19.60 P/E if the $1.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.23 actual EPS reported by Sempra Energy for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.89% EPS growth.

More notable recent Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “PG&E Is Being Replaced In The S&P 500 And Dow Jones Utility Average (NYSE:PCG) – Benzinga” on January 16, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “California governor announces ‘strike team’ for PG&E strategy – Seeking Alpha” published on February 12, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Well Fargo Downgrades Edison International On Liability Legislation Pessimism (NYSE:EIX)(NYSE:PCG)(NYSE:SRE) – Benzinga” on February 11, 2019. More interesting news about Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Sempra Energy set to join Dow Jones Utility Average – Seeking Alpha” published on January 15, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Recent Analysis Shows Sempra Energy, Public Storage, Nutanix, Peabody Energy, Cornerstone OnDemand, and VirnetX Holding Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: January 25, 2019.

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