Davidson Investment Advisors Increased Philip Morris Intl (PM) Stake; Atlanta Capital Management Co Has Lifted Aramark (ARMK) Stake By $1.99 Million

February 15, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc increased Aramark (ARMK) stake by 0.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc acquired 49,737 shares as Aramark (ARMK)’s stock rose 2.38%. The Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc holds 9.98M shares with $405.33M value, up from 9.93 million last quarter. Aramark now has $10.32 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.97% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $41.96. About 929,867 shares traded. Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) has risen 13.66% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.04% the S&P500.

Davidson Investment Advisors increased Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) stake by 16.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Davidson Investment Advisors acquired 16,786 shares as Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM)’s stock rose 10.69%. The Davidson Investment Advisors holds 117,257 shares with $13.02 million value, up from 100,471 last quarter. Philip Morris Intl Inc now has $160.28 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $103.19. About 2.64M shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.38, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 32 investors sold ARMK shares while 104 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 228.50 million shares or 0.02% more from 228.44 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Levin Strategies LP accumulated 26,700 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Invesco Limited reported 0% of its portfolio in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested in 47,310 shares or 0% of the stock. Oppenheimer Asset reported 58,306 shares. Jefferies Grp invested 0% of its portfolio in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda holds 0.45% or 55,200 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Md, Maryland-based fund reported 26.35 million shares. Crestpoint Cap holds 0.24% or 13,400 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein LP holds 0% of its portfolio in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) for 160,141 shares. Wealthtrust reported 528 shares. Sg Americas Secs Lc, a New York-based fund reported 2,553 shares. Legal And General Grp Public Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.03% in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). 1.02 million are owned by Ameriprise Financial. Wellington Management Llp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 8.55 million shares. Artisan Ptnrs Partnership reported 4.91M shares stake.

Atlanta Capital Management Co Llc decreased Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 14,046 shares to 199,616 valued at $30.77 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Sally Beauty Hldgs Inc (NYSE:SBH) stake by 79,373 shares and now owns 13.38 million shares. Fair Isaac Corp (NYSE:FICO) was reduced too.

Among 14 analysts covering Aramark Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ARMK), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Aramark Holdings Corporation had 38 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 16. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 9 with “Buy”. The firm has “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 13. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 10 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, March 13 report. As per Tuesday, December 19, the company rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 13 by Robert W. Baird. Nomura maintained the shares of ARMK in report on Thursday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 19 by RBC Capital Markets.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $13.44 million activity. Azinovic Drago had sold 14,000 shares worth $1.62M on Wednesday, August 30. CAMILLERI LOUIS C also sold $11.81 million worth of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Philip Morris International had 54 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura upgraded the shares of PM in report on Monday, November 30 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 22. Jefferies maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) rating on Friday, October 20. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $114.0 target. Bank of America upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $110 target in Thursday, March 24 report. As per Friday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by SBG Securities. As per Tuesday, June 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Societe Generale upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $99 target in Thursday, April 21 report. Jefferies maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Wednesday, October 5 with “Hold” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of PM in report on Friday, October 13 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 55 investors sold PM shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 452 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.12% more from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insur Com The reported 2.39 million shares. Halsey Associate Ct has 0.52% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 23,822 shares. Parsec Financial holds 19,202 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Cipher Cap Limited Partnership reported 0.68% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Brighton Jones Ltd holds 5,194 shares. Two Sigma Ltd has invested 0.11% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Wade G W And has 0.1% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Sns Finance Gp accumulated 6,334 shares. Mckinley Carter Wealth owns 12,062 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. Da Davidson And invested in 0.11% or 51,658 shares. Sentry stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Bahl & Gaynor stated it has 1.03M shares or 1.25% of all its holdings. Mechanics Bancorp Department owns 1.62% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 61,218 shares. Sensato Invsts Limited Liability Corp reported 0.89% stake. Ims Capital Management invested in 0.42% or 5,866 shares.

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