Wedge Capital Management L LP Has Upped Its V.F. (VFC) Stake; Shorts at Internationa Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Lowered By 4.21%

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Wedge Capital Management L LP increased V.F. Corporation (VFC) stake by 15.93% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Wedge Capital Management L LP acquired 62,642 shares as V.F. Corporation (VFC)’s stock rose 7.18%. The Wedge Capital Management L LP holds 455,785 shares with $32.52 million value, up from 393,143 last quarter. V.F. Corporation now has $33.77 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $85.35. About 232,656 shares traded. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has risen 16.49% since March 26, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.12% the S&P500. Some Historical VFC News: 09/04/2018 – VF Corp. Paid $204 Million for Icebreaker Brand; 04/05/2018 – VF Corp Sees FY19 Adj EPS $3.48-Adj EPS $3.53; 19/03/2018 – VF Corp to Sell Nautica Brand Business to Authentic Brands; 19/03/2018 – VF Corporation Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell the Nautica® Brand Business to Authentic Brands Group, LLC; 14/03/2018 – VF Corp Sees Addition of Altra as Immediately Accretive to EPS; 04/05/2018 – VF CORP VFC.N SEES FY 2019 REVENUE $13.45 BLN TO $13.55 BLN; 06/03/2018 – VF Corp Appoints Velia Carboni as Chief Digital Officer; 14/03/2018 – VF SEES DEAL ADDING IMMEDIATELY TO EARNINGS; 28/03/2018 – VF Corporation Appoints Steve Murray as Vice President, Strategic Projects; 04/05/2018 – VF CORP VFC.N QUARTERLY ADJUSTED SHR $0.67 INCLUDING ITEMS

Internationa Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) had a decrease of 4.21% in short interest. IFF’s SI was 4.41 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 4.21% from 4.60 million shares previously. With 1.08 million avg volume, 4 days are for Internationa Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF)’s short sellers to cover IFF’s short positions. The stock increased 1.37% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $125.4. About 232,969 shares traded. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) has declined 7.53% since March 26, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.90% the S&P500. Some Historical IFF News: 15/05/2018 – IFF CFO RICHARD O’LEARY SPEAKS AT TEL AVIV CONFERENCE; 07/05/2018 – Frutarom Shareholders Will Also Receive a Special Dividend, on a Per Share Basis, Equal to 0.249 of Per Share Value of IFF Dividends; 07/05/2018 – International Flavors Volume Jumps More Than Nine Times Average; 07/05/2018 – IFF Intends to Finance Cash Portion of Frutarom Acquisition via Existing Cash, New Debt and Around $2.2 Billion in New Equity; 10/05/2018 – Frutarom-IFF deal followed talks with other strategics, sources say [21:10 BST10 May 2018] [Proprietary] []; 24/05/2018 – IFF Strengthens Innovation Platform as Partner in Amkiri’s Visual Fragrance™ Technology; 07/05/2018 – IFF SECURED BRIDGE FINANCING FROM MORGAN STANLEY SR FUNDING; 07/05/2018 – IFF KEEP HQ IN NYC, WILL MAINTAIN PRESENCE IN ISRAEL; 15/05/2018 – IFF CEO ANDREAS FIBIG SPEAKS AT TEL AVIV CONFERENCE; 21/05/2018 – Cramer also sits down with the CEOs of Take-Two Interactive Software, Zillow and International Flavors & Fragrances

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 69 investors sold VFC shares while 257 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 395.71 million shares or 2.45% more from 386.23 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Nuveen Asset Management Lc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 111,682 shares. Palladium Prtn Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.14% or 24,782 shares. Daiwa Secs Gp reported 12,954 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Washington Trust Financial Bank accumulated 614 shares. Town And Country Comml Bank And Com Dba First Bankers Com holds 36,580 shares. Pittenger Anderson holds 0.23% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 34,725 shares. Westover Capital Limited Co accumulated 4,150 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma stated it has 766,468 shares or 0.82% of all its holdings. Miracle Mile Lc holds 0.03% or 3,118 shares in its portfolio. Homrich And Berg holds 0.01% or 2,831 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas has 0.25% invested in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Macquarie Grp Limited owns 83,620 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Fort LP owns 12,193 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. Personal Advsr has invested 0% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Mcf Llc invested in 0% or 40 shares.

Since October 24, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $3.05 million activity. On Friday, February 8 Holtz Curtis A. sold $2.14M worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) or 24,926 shares. $496,622 worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) shares were bought by CHUGG JULIANA L. $1.04M worth of stock was sold by MCCOLLOUGH W ALAN on Monday, January 28. $393,250 worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) was bought by Carucci Richard. $759,462 worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) shares were sold by MEAGHER LAURA C.

Among 7 analysts covering VF (NYSE:VFC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. VF had 11 analyst reports since October 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, March 18, the company rating was reinitiated by Citigroup. The stock of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, January 2 by Wells Fargo. Credit Suisse maintained V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) rating on Monday, October 22. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $97 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 11 by Deutsche Bank. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, October 23 by Wedbush. Buckingham Research maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, October 17 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, October 22 with “Neutral”. On Tuesday, February 19 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”.

Wedge Capital Management L LP decreased Lamar Advertising Company Class A (NASDAQ:LAMR) stake by 263,550 shares to 1.40 million valued at $97.14M in 2018Q4. It also reduced F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) stake by 50,573 shares and now owns 242,288 shares. Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) was reduced too.

More important recent V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) news were published by: which released: “7 Reasons to Steer Clear of the Levi IPO –” on March 21, 2019, also published article titled: “15 Stocks That May Be Hurt by This Year’s Big IPOs –”, published: “VF Corporation Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for Third Consecutive Year – Business Wire” on February 26, 2019. More interesting news about V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) was released by: and their article: “10 Biggest Price Target Changes For Monday – Benzinga” with publication date: March 18, 2019.

Among 5 analysts covering Intl Flavors \u0026 Fragrances (NYSE:IFF), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Intl Flavors \u0026 Fragrances had 8 analyst reports since October 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, February 21. The stock of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, February 25. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, November 16 by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, March 21 to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy” on Tuesday, October 16.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, makes, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products. The company has market cap of $13.37 billion. It operates through two divisions, Flavors and Fragrances. It has a 33.09 P/E ratio. The Flavors segment offers flavor compounds primarily to the food and beverage industries for use in consumer products, such as prepared foods, beverages, dairy, food, and sweet products.

Since October 16, 2018, it had 36 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $308.64 million activity. The insider Winder Investment Pte Ltd bought $13.28M. Another trade for 439 shares valued at $62,470 was sold by Fortanet Francisco.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.51, from 1.92 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 56 investors sold International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. shares while 113 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 66.59 million shares or 7.82% more from 61.76 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Nomura Asset Mngmt Ltd owns 14,610 shares. Whittier Tru holds 0.06% or 11,926 shares in its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board owns 35,208 shares. Sky Invest Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.19% or 3,400 shares in its portfolio. Schroder Management Group Incorporated owns 375,867 shares. Willis Invest Counsel reported 47,333 shares. Fdx stated it has 0.02% in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF). Albert D Mason Inc holds 7,672 shares or 0.83% of its portfolio. Voloridge Invest Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 1,793 shares or 0.01% of the stock. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems reported 0.05% stake. Moreover, Manchester Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) for 671 shares. Stephens Ar has 5,335 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. North American Management invested in 0.05% or 2,000 shares. Hsbc Public Limited accumulated 55,646 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Motley Fool Wealth Mgmt Llc has 0.02% invested in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF).

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