Bridges Investment Counsel Has Trimmed Its Lowes Companies Com (LOW) Position; Shelton Capital Management Trimmed Pfizer (PFE) Position By $3.14 Million

Shelton Capital Management decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 55.35% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Shelton Capital Management sold 89,673 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock declined 3.45%. The Shelton Capital Management holds 72,341 shares with $2.58M value, down from 162,014 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $215.90B valuation. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $36.22. About 11.42M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since January 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500.

Bridges Investment Counsel Inc decreased Lowes Companies Com (LOW) stake by 64.35% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Counsel Inc sold 17,885 shares as Lowes Companies Com (LOW)’s stock rose 10.23%. The Bridges Investment Counsel Inc holds 9,910 shares with $792,000 value, down from 27,795 last quarter. Lowes Companies Com now has $77.12 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $92.94. About 3.37 million shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500.

Shelton Capital Management increased Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stake by 10,672 shares to 419,053 valued at $16.13M in 2017Q3. It also upped Franklin Res Inc (Put) (NYSE:BEN) stake by 232,593 shares and now owns 240,000 shares. Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) was raised too.

Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.56 earnings per share, up 19.15% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.47 per share. PFE’s profit will be $3.34B for 16.17 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.67 actual earnings per share reported by Pfizer Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.42% negative EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Pfizer has $54.0 highest and $33.0 lowest target. $38.62’s average target is 6.63% above currents $36.22 stock price. Pfizer had 67 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 28 by S&P Research. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, May 12 by Berenberg. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Tuesday, November 21 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Wednesday, October 28 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5200 target in Wednesday, August 2 report. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, December 2. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4300 target in Monday, August 14 report. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Neutral” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, November 25. Suntrust Robinson upgraded Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Wednesday, November 25 to “Neutral” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Monday, April 18 with “Neutral” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold PFE shares while 700 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. 4.06 billion shares or 0.86% more from 4.02 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Indiana Trust & Investment has invested 0.37% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Solutions Limited Liability Corporation holds 922 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Epoch Prns accumulated 12.54M shares. Beacon Financial Group Incorporated has 1.97% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 305,375 shares. Family Capital Trust invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Martin Currie Limited reported 0.89% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Guardian Cap LP holds 0.71% or 141,719 shares. Acropolis Inv Limited Liability holds 2,084 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Citigroup reported 5.79M shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Kidder Stephen W has 0.09% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Dixon Hubard Feinour And Brown Va owns 1.32% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 128,641 shares. Glob X Mgmt Company has 0.25% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Macquarie Group Ltd stated it has 21.24M shares. Amer Trust Investment Advisors Ltd stated it has 6,275 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. Macnealy Hoover Investment Mgmt has 1% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 39,032 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 sales for $16.36 million activity. 7,350 shares were sold by MACKENZIE ALEXANDER R, worth $249,900. READ IAN C sold 96,950 shares worth $3.30 million. On Thursday, August 31 the insider DAMELIO FRANK A sold $3.21M. Shares for $1.34M were sold by SUSMAN SALLY on Tuesday, September 12. On Friday, December 15 the insider JOHNSON RADY A sold $296,560. Another trade for 8,064 shares valued at $263,693 was made by OLSON LAURIE J on Monday, August 21.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 76 investors sold LOW shares while 406 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 384 raised stakes. 589.78 million shares or 2.68% less from 606.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Richard C Young & Ltd invested in 1.32% or 87,150 shares. Bartlett Comm Ltd Liability Company holds 364,990 shares. Suncoast Equity Management accumulated 4.13% or 178,096 shares. Barrington Strategic Wealth Group Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.17% or 4,150 shares. Burns J W And Co invested in 0.61% or 28,724 shares. Peapack Gladstone reported 146,767 shares. Trust Of Vermont invested in 0.67% or 84,305 shares. Osborne Prtnrs Mgmt Limited Com owns 115,825 shares for 1.27% of their portfolio. 18,429 are owned by Bryn Mawr. Sather Group Inc Inc holds 6,055 shares. Silvercrest Asset Management Group Ltd Company stated it has 82,518 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Factory Mutual Insur reported 0.49% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability stated it has 690,131 shares. Smith Chas P And Associate Pa Cpas has 9,386 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Barnett stated it has 0.15% of its portfolio in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW).

Analysts await Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $0.86 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.86 per share. LOW’s profit will be $713.59M for 27.02 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by Lowe's Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.10% negative EPS growth.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $778,532 activity. The insider Hollifield Matthew V sold $614,857. Shares for $163,675 were sold by Ramsay Paul D on Tuesday, September 19.