Philip Morris Intl (PM) Shareholder Keystone Financial Planning Increased Its Stake by $318,411 as Share Price Rose; Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Stake in Mks Instruments (MKSI) Decreased by $1.22 Million

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Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc decreased its stake in Mks Instruments Inc. (MKSI) by 8.36% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc sold 15,215 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 166,785 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $13.37M, down from 182,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc who had been investing in Mks Instruments Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.51 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $83.55. About 307,569 shares traded. MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) has declined 29.54% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.54% the S&P500. Some Historical MKSI News: 28/03/2018 – MKS Instruments Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 22/03/2018 – MKS INSTRUMENTS INC MKSI.O : DEUTSCHE BANK RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $140 FROM $130; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments Sees 2Q Rev $550M-$590M; 10/05/2018 – MKS INSTRUMENTS BOOSTS QTR DIV/SHR TO 20C FROM 18C, EST. 18C; 24/04/2018 – MKS INSTRUMENTS SEES 2Q ADJ EPS $2.09 TO $2.36, EST. $2.06; 11/04/2018 – MKS Instruments Completes Fourth Repricing of Secured Term Loan and Makes a Voluntary $50 Million Prepayment of Principal; 09/05/2018 – MKS Instruments Promotes Dr. John T.C. Lee to Pres; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments 1Q EPS $1.90; 09/05/2018 – MKS INSTRUMENTS: LEE WILL CONTINUE IN HIS CURRENT ROLE AS COO; 24/04/2018 – MKS Instruments 1Q Rev $554.3M

Keystone Financial Planning Inc increased its stake in Philip Morris Intl (PM) by 5.98% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Keystone Financial Planning Inc bought 3,931 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.45% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 69,664 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.68 million, up from 65,733 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Keystone Financial Planning Inc who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $126.39 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $81.3. About 4.73 million shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has declined 21.07% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.07% the S&P500. Some Historical PM News: 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS BOOSTS 2018 FORECAST; 27/03/2018 – CZECH PHILIP MORRIS 2017 PROFIT AFTER TAX CZK 3.53 BLN; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris Sees FY EPS $5.25-EPS $5.40; 29/05/2018 – Altria, Reynolds, Lorillard, and Philip Morris Ordered to Issue Corrective Statements on Nicotine Addiction; 22nd Century’s; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q Total Cigarette Shipments 164.28B; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q Total Marlboro Cigarette Shipments 57.97B; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q European Union Cigarette and Heated Tobacco Unit Volume Down 5%; 13/04/2018 – Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2018 First-Quarter Results; 21/03/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – THE EUR 300 MLN INVESTMENT INCLUDED CONSTRUCTION OF 3 BUILDINGS; FACILITY IS EXPECTED TO BE OPERATIONAL BY END OF 2018; 31/05/2018 – Japan Tobacco to cut heated tobacco prices in battle with Philip Morris

Among 9 analysts covering MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. MKS Instruments had 21 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, October 12. Dougherty & Company maintained MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, June 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Deutsche Bank. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $112 target in Thursday, October 25 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company given on Monday, June 13. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $64 target in Wednesday, November 23 report. The stock of MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 1. Dougherty & Company maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45 target in Monday, May 2 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, September 25.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.11, from 1.06 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 49 investors sold MKSI shares while 121 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 48.04 million shares or 1.53% less from 48.79 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 36,989 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Mackay Shields Ltd Co reported 89,252 shares. Sterling Mgmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al accumulated 26,100 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund owns 21,714 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Management Llc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Jpmorgan Chase And Co has invested 0.01% in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI). Price T Rowe Incorporated Md holds 0.01% or 1.16 million shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has 90,500 shares. Cap Fund Mgmt has 63,923 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. M&T National Bank has 0% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 2,941 shares. Raymond James Serv Advisors holds 0% or 4,249 shares in its portfolio. Brandywine Glob Invest Management Ltd Company accumulated 0% or 24 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has 0% invested in MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) for 48,050 shares. 15,000 were accumulated by Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys.

More notable recent MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “62 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” on January 25, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “MKS Instruments Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” published on October 09, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “MKS Instruments (MKSI) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Beat Estimates – Nasdaq” on July 25, 2018. More interesting news about MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:MKSI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “MKS Instruments (MKSI) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Beat, Down Y/Y – Nasdaq” published on January 31, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “51 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc, which manages about $475.08M and $1.21B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apogee Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG) by 39,175 shares to 371,575 shares, valued at $15.35 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. (NYSE:HASI) by 971,625 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.82 million shares, and has risen its stake in Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC).

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $64,651 activity.

Since November 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $5.17 million activity.

Among 23 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Philip Morris International had 75 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, October 19. Edward Jones maintained the shares of PM in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, May 18. Piper Jaffray maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by SBG Securities. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of PM in report on Friday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. CLSA upgraded Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Monday, November 14 to “Buy” rating. On Friday, April 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform”. On Monday, November 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Neutral”.

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Philip Morris reports market share gains – Seeking Alpha” on October 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Philip Morris: The Brexit Problem – Seeking Alpha” published on December 11, 2018, Fool.com published: “Are These Bulls Right About Philip Morris International? – The Motley Fool” on January 02, 2019. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “UDR Q4 same-store NOI growth 3.4% Y/Y – Seeking Alpha” published on February 12, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “RingCentral +4.9% after strong Q4 revenues, upbeat guidance – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 11, 2019.

Keystone Financial Planning Inc, which manages about $143.92M and $195.76M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Clorox (NYSE:CLX) by 11,517 shares to 1,527 shares, valued at $230,000 in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.81 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 60 investors sold PM shares while 516 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 378 raised stakes. 1.09 billion shares or 0.45% more from 1.09 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Llc stated it has 21,084 shares. Ftb holds 2,893 shares. Channing Capital Mgmt Lc invested in 0.31% or 104,122 shares. Verus Fin Prtnrs Incorporated holds 0.87% or 29,812 shares in its portfolio. Capital Intll Ltd Ca owns 1.13% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 44,206 shares. Federated Investors Pa holds 9.43M shares or 1.79% of its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys invested 0.32% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Regal Investment Advsr invested in 0.05% or 2,847 shares. Barton Inv Mngmt holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 7,085 shares. Rockland holds 0.28% or 27,721 shares. 131,493 were reported by Oppenheimer Com. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems reported 0.43% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). 7,601 were reported by Northeast Mgmt. The Vermont-based Manchester Cap Ltd has invested 0.08% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Kbc Gru Nv holds 204,972 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio.

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