Philip Morris Intl (PM) Valuation Declined While Genesee Valley Trust Company Has Upped by $314,871 Its Stake; Procter And Gamble Co (PG) Valuation Declined While Polaris Wealth Advisers Decreased Its Holding by $2.74 Million

June 17, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Polaris Wealth Advisers Llc decreased its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (PG) by 95.52% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Polaris Wealth Advisers Llc sold 35,089 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,646 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $130,000, down from 36,735 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Polaris Wealth Advisers Llc who had been investing in Procter And Gamble Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $194.58 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.83% or $1.39 during the last trading session, reaching $77.38. About 14.94M shares traded or 56.76% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.45% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.02% the S&P500. Some Historical PG News: 03/04/2018 – RPT-PFIZER IN TALKS WITH P&G ON CONSUMER BUSINESS SALE – CNBC, CITING; 03/04/2018 – Pfizer in talks with P&G on sale of its consumer business, though they are far apart on price; 13/03/2018 – Procter & Gamble Resolves Crest® Whitestrips Patent Infringement Dispute with Ranir; 19/04/2018 – TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD – IN 2017, COMBINED SALES FROM TEVA’S PGT OTC PRODUCTS AND TEVA NON-PGT OTC PRODUCTS WERE APPROXIMATELY $1 BLN; 19/04/2018 – P&G QTRLY BEAUTY SEGMENT ORGANIC SALES INCREASED FIVE PERCENT; 19/04/2018 – P&G QTRLY FABRIC AND HOME CARE SEGMENT ORGANIC SALES INCREASED THREE PERCENT; 19/04/2018 – P&G to acquire German Merck’s consumer health business for about $4.21 billion; 13/03/2018 – Eyeview Appoints Melanie Pereira as Chief Financial Officer; 03/04/2018 – Yahoo! Finance: Pfizer in talks with P&G on sale of its consumer business, though they are far apart on price; 19/04/2018 – P&G – ESTIMATES ALL-IN SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY THREE PERCENT FOR FISCAL 2018

Genesee Valley Trust Company increased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) by 16.47% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Genesee Valley Trust Company bought 3,057 shares as the company’s stock declined 24.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,623 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.24M, up from 18,566 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Genesee Valley Trust Company who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $127.28 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.27% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $81.88. About 13.31 million shares traded or 86.53% up from the average. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has declined 32.76% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 45.33% the S&P500. Some Historical PM News: 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – INCREASES 2018 FY REPORTED EPS FORECAST PRIMARILY TO REFLECT LOWER EFFECTIVE TAX RATE; 18/05/2018 – Government proposal leaves markets gasping — and ltalians vaping; 19/04/2018 – Consumer Cos Down After Philip Morris, P&G Reports — Consumer Roundup; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – 2018 FY FORECAST ASSUMES CURRENCY-NEUTRAL NET REVENUE GROWTH OF ABOUT 8.0%; 21/03/2018 – Philip Morris Intl Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products; 19/04/2018 – Buy Philip Morris Even as People Quit Smoking: Street Wrap; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – 2018 FY DILUTED EPS FORECAST ASSUMES FULL-YEAR EFFECTIVE TAX RATE OF ABOUT 26%; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q Eastern Europe Cigarette and Heated Tobacco Unit Volume Down 8.3%; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q Revenue Ex-Favorable Currency Up 8.3%; 21/03/2018 – Philip Morris International Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products

Among 21 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Philip Morris International had 63 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 14 by CLSA. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of PM in report on Friday, September 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, April 19. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, August 21. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 10 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by SBG Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Societe Generale. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, October 3. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $6.75 million activity. The insider CAMILLERI LOUIS C sold 100,000 shares worth $8.21M. Another trade for 6,000 shares valued at $489,360 was bought by Zielinski Miroslaw. CALANTZOPOULOS ANDRE sold $5.08M worth of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Wednesday, February 21. Another trade for 40,000 shares valued at $3.25 million was bought by Li Jennifer. Another trade for 13,650 shares valued at $1.43 million was sold by FIRESTONE MARC S. Geissler Werner had bought 48,750 shares worth $3.97 million.

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Pain Of Philip Morris” on June 12, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “4 Notable Dividend Increases From the Past Week” published on June 11, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Philip Morris (PM) Announces Positive Results from New Clinical Study on IQOS (Earlier)” on June 15, 2018. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Better Buy: Philip Morris International, Inc. vs. British American Tobacco” published on June 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Philip Morris: Investors Are Ignoring This” with publication date: May 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.20, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 61 investors sold PM shares while 545 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 427 raised stakes. 1.09 billion shares or 0.05% less from 1.09 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Telemus Limited Liability stated it has 0.27% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Dodge Cox, a California-based fund reported 18,913 shares. Perkins Coie Tru Com has invested 0% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Tarbox Family Office invested 0.19% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Rmb Cap Mgmt Limited Company holds 13,536 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Schnieders Cap owns 7,171 shares. Mechanics National Bank & Trust Tru Department invested in 1.41% or 60,528 shares. Gemmer Asset Lc invested in 0.04% or 1,213 shares. Fred Alger Mngmt Incorporated reported 0.27% stake. 42,125 are owned by Nwq Invest Management Limited Com. Lau Assoc Llc reported 0.29% stake. Toth Financial Advisory stated it has 7,792 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Colorado-based Ramsay Stattman Vela Price has invested 0.09% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Texas Permanent School Fund reported 401,299 shares. Valley Advisers accumulated 7,239 shares.

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “P&G ending operations in Iran because of Trump decision” on June 04, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Procter & Gamble recommits to Russia” published on May 24, 2018, 247Wallst.com published: “Procter & Gamble Now at 5 Weeks as Dow’s Worst Performing Stock” on May 19, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Lanny’s Recent Stock Purchase – Procter & Gamble” published on June 09, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “It Is No Longer A Gamble Investing In Procter & Gamble: Part 5” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Polaris Wealth Advisers Llc, which manages about $424.68M and $1.23B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Service Corp Intl (NYSE:SCI) by 37,601 shares to 297,812 shares, valued at $11.24M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Xpo Logistics Inc (NYSE:XPO) by 6,963 shares in the quarter, for a total of 37,785 shares, and has risen its stake in Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG).

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $8.44 million activity. Fish Kathleen B had sold 23,500 shares worth $1.93M on Thursday, February 15. $410,266 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares were sold by Moeller Jon R. Shares for $739,189 were sold by Posada Juan Fernando on Thursday, February 15. Schomburger Jeffrey K sold 37,776 shares worth $3.07 million. Another trade for 2,075 shares valued at $149,130 was made by Bishop Steven D on Wednesday, May 2. Skoufalos Ioannis also sold $317,221 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.91 earnings per share, up 7.06% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.85 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.29 billion for 21.26 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual earnings per share reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.00% negative EPS growth.

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