Winfield Associates Cut Its Philip Morris Intl (PM) Holding as Stock Rose; Guyasuta Investment Advisors Has Boosted Disney Walt Co (DIS) Holding by $461,100; Market Value Rose

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Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 76.4% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc bought 3,975 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.07% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 9,178 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.07 million, up from 5,203 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Disney Walt Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $164.28B market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $110.2. About 6.81 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 6.27% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.27% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 14/03/2018 – Disney Names Kevin Mayer Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and International Segment; 27/04/2018 – ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ opens big with $39 mln in U.S., Canada; 29/05/2018 – ABC cancels TV’s ‘Roseanne’ hours after star’s racist ‘ape’ tweet; 07/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Exclusive: Comcast preparing all-cash offer to upset Disney-Fox deal; 07/05/2018 – Comcast prepares rival bid to crash Walt Disney-Fox deal; 08/05/2018 – Disney could choose to split Fox’s assets with Comcast in lieu of a bidding war; 09/05/2018 – TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX – MODIFICATION OF EQUITY AWARDS FROM PROPOSED DISNEY & NEW FOX DEALS NEGATIVELY IMPACTED ADJ EPS BY $0.02/SHARE IN QTR; 08/05/2018 – Disney 2Q Net $2.94B; 30/05/2018 – Variety: `High School Musical’ Series at Disney Streaming Service Enlists `Ferdinand’ Writer; 29/05/2018 – Apple, Disney and Tesla are making headlines this morning

Winfield Associates Inc decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) by 39.87% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Winfield Associates Inc sold 4,066 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.45% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 6,132 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $500,000, down from 10,198 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Winfield Associates Inc who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $126.39 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $81.3. About 4.70M 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 Sees 2018 Effective Tax Rate 26%; 15/05/2018 – Alyeska Adds Philip Morris, Exits GE, Cuts AutoZone: 13F; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris International said growth of iQOS, its heat-not-burn tobacco product, slowed in Japan; 08/03/2018 Philip Morris International Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend of $1.07 Per Share; 30/05/2018 – Tobacco-Free Kids: Sick Joke — Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and; 10/04/2018 – Tobacco giant Philip Morris International received a “buy” rating in new coverage from Deutsche Bank; 29/05/2018 – Altria, Reynolds, Lorillard, and Philip Morris Ordered to Issue Corrective Statements on Nicotine Addiction; 22nd Century’s Proprietary VLN (TM) Tobacco Called “Minimally or Non-Addictive”; 08/05/2018 – Philip Morris could be a ‘value trap’ with the rise of Juul, @JimCramer warns in the lightning round; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q East Asia & Australia Cigarette and Heated Tobacco Unit Volume Up 0.2%; 09/05/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – REVISES 2018 FULL-YEAR REPORTED DILUTED EPS GUIDANCE, FOR CURRENCY ONLY, TO RANGE OF $5.15 TO $5.30

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 stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 10. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 28 report. Cowen & Co downgraded Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Friday, July 20 to “Market Perform” rating. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, June 20 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Jefferies. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, February 28. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale on Friday, October 20 to “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, April 24. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, June 17.

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. South State, a South Carolina-based fund reported 20,253 shares. Howard Cap Mngmt reported 28,281 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 348,968 shares. New York-based Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.06% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Birmingham Al stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Yhb Inv Advsr invested in 3,692 shares. Regent Investment Mgmt Ltd Com reported 7,711 shares. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.33% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Atria Limited Liability Company reported 47,979 shares. Massachusetts Finance Ser Ma invested in 32.88 million shares. Moreover, Boys Arnold & Company has 0.51% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Pure Finance Advsrs holds 0.09% or 5,248 shares. Santa Barbara Asset Ltd invested in 1.63 million shares. Bollard Group Inc has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Monetary Inc invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM).

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

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “What Is Going On With Philip Morris? – Seeking Alpha” on December 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Philip Morris: Really? – Seeking Alpha” published on July 20, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Philip Morris: Investors Are Ignoring This – Seeking Alpha” on May 27, 2018. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Philip Morris Promises Double-Digit Total Returns – Seeking Alpha” published on November 05, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Philip Morris International: Would You Buy And Hold For The Next 10 Years? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Winfield Associates Inc, which manages about $142.95M and $202.79M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Mongodb Inc Cl A by 4,100 shares to 13,765 shares, valued at $1.12M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Etf (MINT) by 11,965 shares in the quarter, for a total of 55,175 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf (SPY).

Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.17 earnings per share, down 10.69% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.31 per share. PM’s profit will be $1.82B for 17.37 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.44 actual earnings per share reported by Philip Morris International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.75% negative EPS growth.

Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $984.22M and $938.75M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 2,793 shares to 232,716 shares, valued at $32.15 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 4,717 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 177,138 shares, and cut its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO).

Among 40 analysts covering The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), 25 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 167 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. On Tuesday, March 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Guggenheim to “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $121 target in Wednesday, August 8 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 7 by GBH Insights. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital maintained The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) on Friday, August 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Monday, November 12 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research given on Monday, April 18. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by BMO Capital Markets.

Since September 4, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 16 selling transactions for $11.46 million activity. Another trade for 961 shares valued at $112,495 was made by WOODFORD BRENT on Monday, October 1. 47,733 shares were sold by IGER ROBERT A, worth $5.73M. On Wednesday, October 3 the insider Parker Mary Jayne sold $3.44M.

More notable recent The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Did Netflix Just Set The Stage For Disney? – Seeking Alpha” on February 11, 2019, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Why Disney’s Q1 Earnings Report May Disappoint – Investorplace.com” published on February 05, 2019, Zacks.com published: “Tesla Bull Talks 2019 & Earnings Recap for DIS, SNAP, EA, and GM – Zacks.com” on February 06, 2019. More interesting news about The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Disney shares more on new Cars-themed attraction – Orlando Business Journal” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Save the date: Get ready for 10th annual Disney Swan & Dolphin foodie fest (PHOTOS) – Orlando Business Journal” with publication date: February 12, 2019.

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