Independent Investors Trimmed By $656,100 Its Philip Morris International (PM) Stake; Gsa Capital Partners Llp Increased By $713,840 Its Quad / Graphics (QUAD) Position

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Gsa Capital Partners Llp increased Quad / Graphics Inc (QUAD) stake by 96.56% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Gsa Capital Partners Llp acquired 35,692 shares as Quad / Graphics Inc (QUAD)’s stock declined 32.56%. The Gsa Capital Partners Llp holds 72,654 shares with $1.51 million value, up from 36,962 last quarter. Quad / Graphics Inc now has $721.86 million valuation. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $13.97. About 62,439 shares traded. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) has declined 38.44% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.44% the S&P500. Some Historical QUAD News: 21/03/2018 – QUAD/GRAPHICS BUYS MAJORITY INTEREST IN RISE INTERACTIVE; 25/04/2018 – Quad/Graphics Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 02/05/2018 – Quad/Graphics Wins U.S. Bank Credit Card Acquisition Program; 29/05/2018 – Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Shiloh Industries, KMG Chemicals, Quad Graphics, Kearny Financial, Teledyne Technologie; 01/05/2018 – Quad/Graphics 1Q Loss/Shr 7c; 21/03/2018 – QUAD/GRAPHICS INC – INCREASED ITS EQUITY POSITION IN RISE INTERACTIVE, ACQUIRING A MAJORITY OWNERSHIP STAKE IN THE DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY; 02/05/2018 – Quad/Graphics Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 01/05/2018 – QUAD/GRAPHICS 1Q ADJ EPS 58C

Independent Investors Inc decreased Philip Morris International (PM) stake by 76.42% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Independent Investors Inc sold 8,100 shares as Philip Morris International (PM)’s stock rose 7.45%. The Independent Investors Inc holds 2,500 shares with $203,000 value, down from 10,600 last quarter. Philip Morris International now has $107.85B valuation. The stock increased 1.80% or $1.23 during the last trading session, reaching $69.38. About 3.29 million shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has declined 21.07% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.07% the S&P500. Some Historical PM News: 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris Sees 2018 Effective Tax Rate 26%; 02/05/2018 – Contrarius Adds Philip Morris, Exits Cheesecake Factory: 13F; 30/05/2018 – Tobacco-Free Kids: Sick Joke — Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and F; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q South and Southeast Asia Cigarette and Heated Tobacco Unit Volume Up 6.1%; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q L&M Cigarette Shipment Volume Down 12.3%; 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; 30/04/2018 – Fidelity Fund Adds Intel, Exits Philip Morris, Cuts Apple; 19/04/2018 – Consumer Cos Down After Philip Morris, P&G Reports — Consumer Roundup; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q East Asia & Australia Cigarette and Heated Tobacco Unit Volume Up 0.2%

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.81 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 60 investors sold PM shares while 516 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 378 raised stakes. 1.09 billion shares or 0.45% more from 1.09 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Kornitzer Mgmt Incorporated Ks owns 2,550 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board reported 2.62M shares. Deltec Asset Mgmt Ltd owns 46,015 shares for 0.72% of their portfolio. Wright Investors Serv reported 0.83% stake. 25,412 were reported by Essex Service. Artemis Management Llp invested in 5,410 shares or 0% of the stock. Mcf Advsrs holds 0.01% or 938 shares in its portfolio. Amer Research & holds 51,877 shares. Caprock owns 12,513 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Kings Point Capital stated it has 0.47% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Buckingham Asset Management Limited Co holds 0.25% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 19,736 shares. Maryland Cap reported 0.34% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). 7,553 are held by Columbia Asset. Hartford Fin Mgmt Inc owns 26,564 shares or 0.73% of their US portfolio. California-based Wealth Architects Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.14% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM).

Another recent and important Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Hagens Berman Reminds Investors in Philip Morris International (NYSE: PM) of the Firm’s Ongoing Investigation and the November 5, 2018 Securities Class Action Lead Plaintiff Deadline – GlobeNewswire” on October 30, 2018.

Among 9 analysts covering Philip Morris Intl (NYSE:PM), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Philip Morris Intl had 12 analyst reports since July 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, December 18. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, July 20 by JP Morgan. Cowen & Co downgraded the shares of PM in report on Friday, July 20 to “Market Perform” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 24 by Jefferies. Citigroup maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Friday, October 19 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PM in report on Tuesday, January 8 with “Overweight” rating. As per Wednesday, July 25, the company rating was upgraded by Argus Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, September 21. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of PM in report on Friday, July 20 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.17 EPS, down 10.69% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.31 per share. PM’s profit will be $1.82 billion for 14.82 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.44 actual EPS reported by Philip Morris International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.75% negative EPS growth.

Since November 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $5.17 million activity. 59,495 Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) shares with value of $5.17M were sold by CAMILLERI LOUIS C.

More notable recent Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AT&T: Like Clockwork – Seeking Alpha” on December 16, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Quad/Graphics Stock Fell and LSC Communications Stock Jumped – Motley Fool” published on October 31, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Buckingham: Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) Is The ‘Clear Best Of Breed’ In Commercial Print – Benzinga” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Quad Graphics’ (QUAD) CEO Joel Quadracci on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on May 02, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “38 Stocks Moving In Wednesday’s Pre-Market Session – Benzinga” with publication date: October 31, 2018.

Gsa Capital Partners Llp decreased International Speedway Corp (NASDAQ:ISCA) stake by 36,781 shares to 14,573 valued at $638,000 in 2018Q3. It also reduced Gms Inc stake by 36,181 shares and now owns 91,985 shares. Akamai Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:AKAM) was reduced too.

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