Capstone Investment Advisors Has Boosted Pfizer (PFE) Stake; Kansas City Southern (KSU) SI Increased By 17.94%

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Capstone Investment Advisors Llc increased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 192.36% reported in 2018Q2 SEC filing. Capstone Investment Advisors Llc acquired 27,892 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock rose 17.09%. The Capstone Investment Advisors Llc holds 42,392 shares with $1.54 million value, up from 14,500 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $256.83B valuation. The stock decreased 1.57% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $44.43. About 18.50 million shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 19.90% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.28% the S&P500. Some Historical PFE News: 30/05/2018 – TNF Cycling in Psoriatic Arthritis Declines for the Second Year in a Row as Newly Approved Agents Such as Pfizer’s Xeljanz and Eli Lilly’s Taltz Claim Their Share of the Switching Population; 10/04/2018 – PFIZER INC – CURRENTLY IN PROCESS OF SELLING ITS HEADQUARTERS PROPERTY ON EAST 42(ND) STREET; 10/04/2018 – FOCUS-Lonza’s virus factory shows gene therapy’s Texas-sized promise; 16/05/2018 – GENENTECH – IN PHASE lll IMPOWER150 STUDY, SURVIVAL ADVANTAGE FOR TECENTRIQ-AVASTIN COMBO REGIMEN WAS SEEN IN ALL EXPLORATORY PATIENT SUBGROUPS ANALYZED; 03/04/2018 – Top 3 today — #1 Arie Belldegrun raises $300M, grabs Pfizer’s allogeneic CAR-T portfolio and launches a groundbreaking drive to commercialization $PFE; 10/04/2018 – Pfizer Provides Update on Phase 3 Trial of Axitinib as Adjuvant Treatment for Patients at High Risk of Renal Cell Carcinoma; 23/03/2018 – Pfizer Unit Runs Out of Buyers as Consumer Health Loses Allure; 01/05/2018 – Health Care Down After Merck, Pfizer Earnings — Health Care Roundup; 26/04/2018 – BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB SEES CONTINUED GROWTH IN ANTICOAGULANT MARKET SHARE FOR ELIQUIS; 15/05/2018 – PFIZER INC – ENTERED AGREEMENT WITH VIFOR PHARMA INC FOR COMMERCIALIZATION OF RETACRIT IN CERTAIN CHANNELS

Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) had an increase of 17.94% in short interest. KSU’s SI was 2.81 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 17.94% from 2.38 million shares previously. With 1.23M avg volume, 2 days are for Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU)’s short sellers to cover KSU’s short positions. The SI to Kansas City Southern’s float is 2.77%. The stock decreased 1.79% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $98.95. About 851,210 shares traded. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has risen 11.65% since December 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.97% the S&P500. Some Historical KSU News: 25/04/2018 – Kansas City Southern Re-Launches Intermodal Service between New Orleans and Dallas; 16/05/2018 – Kansas City Southern Presenting at Conference May 23; 16/03/2018 – Kansas City Southern Closes Below 200-Day Average: Technicals; 15/03/2018 – KCS’ Mike Upchurch to Address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Global Industrials Conference; 13/04/2018 – KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN KSU.N : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $120 FROM $117; 24/05/2018 – KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN ANNOUNCES PROMOTION OF GINGER L. ADAMIAK TO VICE PRESIDENT ENERGY, INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIAL INNOVATION; 18/04/2018 – Kansas City Southern Above Peer Average; 07/05/2018 – KCS’ Mike Upchurch to Address the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 Transportation Conference; 20/04/2018 – Kansas City Southern 1Q Adj EPS $1.30; 30/04/2018 – Kansas City Southern and CloudMoyo Partner to Modernize Railroad Operating System

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.11, from 0.89 in 2018Q1. It turned negative, as 52 investors sold PFE shares while 754 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 518 raised stakes. 3.98 billion shares or 0.73% less from 4.01 billion shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Curbstone reported 0.6% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Comerica Savings Bank reported 0.65% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Paw Capital accumulated 18,000 shares. Halsey Assocs Ct owns 0.18% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 25,874 shares. Adams Asset Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 156,535 shares. Prentiss Smith & Communications Incorporated has invested 0.33% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Lowe Brockenbrough And holds 130,465 shares. Moreover, M&T Bancorp has 0.78% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 3.99 million shares. Mark Sheptoff Planning Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.05% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Boston Advisors Ltd Co invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Edge Wealth Limited Liability owns 319,161 shares. Moreover, Clifford Swan Counsel has 1.02% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 503,456 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Llc holds 367,161 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Arcadia Invest Mi owns 47,373 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. Counselors Incorporated has invested 1.05% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE).

Since June 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.92 million activity. OLSON LAURIE J sold $418,774 worth of stock or 10,214 shares. SUSMAN SALLY also sold $1.50M worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Pfizer had 9 analyst reports since June 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 6 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Sell”. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated it with “Buy” rating and $4500 target in Thursday, June 7 report. As per Wednesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 1 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, August 23 by Barclays Capital. On Thursday, November 1 the stock rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Market Perform”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Wednesday, August 1. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $44 target. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 23. Credit Suisse maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Wednesday, August 1 with “Neutral” rating.

More notable recent Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Pfizer’s Rituxan biosimilar successful in late-stage study; shares up 1% premarket – Seeking Alpha” on December 03, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Pfizer Receives FDA Approval For AML Drug – Seeking Alpha” published on November 27, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “Monday’s Vital Data: Pfizer, Goldman Sachs and Caterpillar – Investorplace.com” on December 03, 2018. More interesting news about Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Pfizer Stock Has Multiple Positive Catalysts – Investorplace.com” published on November 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Management Presents on Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 28, 2018.

Capstone Investment Advisors Llc decreased Allergan Plc stake by 35,661 shares to 4,339 valued at $723,000 in 2018Q2. It also reduced Oclaro Inc (NASDAQ:OCLR) stake by 119,950 shares and now owns 326,342 shares. Alphabet Inc (Call) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.32, from 0.85 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 41 investors sold Kansas City Southern shares while 148 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 85.69 million shares or 0.86% less from 86.43 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Brandywine Glob Inv Management Lc holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 104,539 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 10,800 shares. Howland Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 0.13% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 15,000 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Country Club Trust Na owns 0.04% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 2,900 shares. Rwc Asset Management Llp invested 1.76% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Williams Jones & Assocs Ltd holds 2,750 shares. Kornitzer Management Inc Ks holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 106,096 shares. City has invested 0% in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). Tower Research Ltd (Trc) reported 0.03% stake. Duncker Streett & owns 0.03% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) for 951 shares. Telemark Asset Management Limited Co invested in 2% or 150,000 shares. Meritage Mgmt has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). 27,173 are owned by Gam Ag. Csat Invest Advisory L P has 141 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “US Stocks Higher on Friday – GuruFocus.com” on November 30, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “KCS’ Patrick Ottensmeyer to Address the Credit Suisse 6th Annual Industrials Conference – Business Wire” published on November 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Stocks To Watch: Eyes On Cyber Monday, Argentina And Mars – Seeking Alpha” on November 24, 2018. More interesting news about Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) – Q3 Earnings Outlook For Kansas City Southern – Benzinga” published on October 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Kansas City Southern Still Hasn’t Arrived – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 25, 2018.

Among 9 analysts covering Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Kansas City Southern had 12 analyst reports since July 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 22 by Seaport Global. The company was maintained on Monday, October 1 by Bank of America. On Monday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. As per Monday, October 15, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 2 by Citigroup. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 29 by Cowen & Co. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 27 by Deutsche Bank. On Monday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. Raymond James maintained Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) on Friday, August 31 with “Strong Buy” rating. The stock of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, October 9 by Morgan Stanley.

Since July 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 3 insider sales for $739,033 activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $102,680 was made by Maier Henry J on Friday, October 26. Cordova Lu M also sold $118,925 worth of Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) on Tuesday, August 28. Shares for $87,323 were sold by Grafton Suzanne M on Tuesday, August 28. Upchurch Michael W sold $635,465 worth of stock.

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