EPS for Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (SPB) Expected At $1.09; Natixis Has Lifted Procter And Gamble Co (PG) Stake By $84.42 Million

April 19, 2018 - By Pete Kolinski

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Natixis increased Procter And Gamble Co (PG) stake by 1155.57% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Natixis acquired 927,712 shares as Procter And Gamble Co (PG)’s stock declined 15.56%. The Natixis holds 1.01M shares with $92.62M value, up from 80,282 last quarter. Procter And Gamble Co now has $197.14 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $78.2. About 7.35 million shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.03% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.58% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) to report $1.09 EPS on April, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 8.40% from last quarter’s $1.19 EPS. SPB’s profit would be $60.33M giving it 22.76 P/E if the $1.09 EPS is correct. After having $0.38 EPS previously, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see 186.84% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $99.24. About 622,700 shares traded. Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) has declined 35.80% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.35% the S&P500.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. manufactures, markets, and/or distributes consumer products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.49 billion. It operates through five divisions: Global Batteries & Appliances, Hardware & Home Improvement, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden, and Global Auto Care. It has a 14.84 P/E ratio. The firm offers batteries; battery-powered portable lighting products; small kitchen and home appliances; personal care products; hinges; security, garage door, and window hardware products; floor protection products; residential lockset and door hardware products; commercial door, lock, and hardware products; and plumbing products.

Among 14 analysts covering Spectrum Brands (NYSE:SPB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Spectrum Brands had 48 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, July 28. Jefferies maintained Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 29 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The company was initiated on Friday, December 16 by BMO Capital Markets. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 21 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 13 report. Gabelli upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, November 17 report. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Tuesday, January 10. Oppenheimer maintained Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) on Wednesday, August 30 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15500 target in Friday, July 28 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 31 investors sold Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. shares while 80 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 27.10 million shares or 0.50% less from 27.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas owns 65,141 shares. Systematic Fincl Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 0.4% invested in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) for 177,985 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 209,467 shares. Reilly Financial Advsr Limited Liability Corp invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB). Swiss Retail Bank, Switzerland-based fund reported 97,200 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability Company owns 451,857 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Gru invested in 572 shares or 0% of the stock. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio owns 0.01% invested in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) for 11,255 shares. Moreover, Alpha Windward Lc has 0.01% invested in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) for 148 shares. Moreover, Victory has 0% invested in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) for 19,631 shares. Dynamo Internacional Gestao De Recursos Ltda invested in 6.92% or 424,024 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md holds 0% of its portfolio in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) for 239,875 shares. Brahman owns 3.23% invested in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) for 759,670 shares. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0.01% in Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB). Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Co reported 409,700 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 81 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, June 15. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 15 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Monday, October 26. B. Riley & Co maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, March 30 report. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold” on Thursday, December 22. Vetr upgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, August 25 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, October 26 with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of PG in report on Monday, March 21 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 27.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 64 investors sold PG shares while 740 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 594 raised stakes. 1.47 billion shares or 1.61% less from 1.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Lodestar Inv Counsel Ltd Liability Il has 1.26% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 118,809 shares. Two Sigma Securities Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0.02% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 8,731 shares. Prudential Public Limited Com invested in 899,128 shares. Ntv Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 1.17% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 45,764 shares. Mastrapasqua Asset Inc has invested 0.14% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Benin Corp invested in 26,502 shares. Vermont-based Rock Point Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.41% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Massachusetts-based Anchor Cap Advisors Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.78% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Gradient Limited Liability Corp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Tower Bridge, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 145,029 shares. Cannell Peter B Incorporated holds 0.35% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 111,381 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc holds 0.72% or 9.23M shares. Fiduciary Services Of The Southwest Tx holds 0.81% or 30,106 shares in its portfolio. Asset Management reported 228,084 shares stake. Janney Mgmt Lc stated it has 1.29% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG).

Since November 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $6.85 million activity. Pritchard Marc S. sold $668,179 worth of stock or 8,502 shares. 9,005 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $739,189 were sold by Posada Juan Fernando. Fish Kathleen B had sold 1,313 shares worth $103,190. 37,776 shares valued at $3.07M were sold by Schomburger Jeffrey K on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $184,924 were sold by FergusonMchugh MaryLynn on Wednesday, November 15. Shares for $152,724 were sold by TASTAD CAROLYN M on Wednesday, November 15.

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