Chemical Bank Lowered Pfizer (PFE) Stake By $632,186; 5 Bullish Analysts Covering L Brands, Inc. (LB)

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Among 16 analysts covering L Brands (NYSE:LB), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. L Brands had 27 analyst reports since September 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura maintained L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) rating on Monday, March 11. Nomura has “Hold” rating and $30 target. On Thursday, February 21 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 12 by Citigroup. Cowen & Co maintained L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) on Tuesday, November 20 with “Hold” rating. The stock of L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, February 28. The stock of L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Friday, October 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, March 1. The stock of L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 28 by M Partners. As per Wednesday, January 2, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Monday, January 7. See L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) latest ratings:

11/03/2019 Broker: Nomura Rating: Hold New Target: $30 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $35 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Hold New Target: $34 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: UBS Rating: Hold New Target: $26 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Hold New Target: $26 Maintain
01/03/2019 Broker: Bernstein Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
01/03/2019 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
28/02/2019 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $35 Maintain
28/02/2019 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $41 Maintain
28/02/2019 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Hold Maintain

Chemical Bank decreased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 6.24% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Chemical Bank sold 14,702 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock declined 4.08%. The Chemical Bank holds 221,056 shares with $9.65M value, down from 235,758 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $231.95B valuation. The stock increased 1.43% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $41.78. About 70.94 million shares traded or 160.80% up from the average. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 20.88% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.51% the S&P500. Some Historical PFE News: 09/04/2018 – HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE SAYS TECENTRIQ APPROVED BY HEALTH CANADA; 24/05/2018 – Mylan presses Pfizer to fix EpiPen shortage; 12/03/2018 – BIOGEN TO BUY FROM PFIZER FIRST-IN-CLASS PHASE 2B READY ASSET; 30/05/2018 – Pfizer Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 07/05/2018 – PFIZER LTD PFIZ.NS – RECOMMENDED DIVIDEND OF 20 RUPEES PER SHARE; 21/03/2018 – GSK in pole position for $20bn Pfizer unit; 17/04/2018 – HEALTH CANADA SAYS WORKING WITH PFIZER INC AND U.S. FDA TO ADDRESS CANADIAN SHORTAGE OF MYLAN’S EPIPEN ALLERGY ANTIDOTE; 20/03/2018 – Phase III IMpower131 Study Showed Genentech’s TECENTRIQ (Atezolizumab) Plus Chemotherapy (Carboplatin and ABRAXANE) Reduced; 25/05/2018 – Pfizer is under pressure to resolve a shortage of life-saving EpiPens; 23/03/2018 – PFIZER SAYS HAS NOT YET MADE A DECISION, BUT CONTINUES TO EXPECT ONE IN 2018

The stock increased 1.33% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $26.58. About 8.30 million shares traded or 77.40% up from the average. L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) has declined 36.90% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.27% the S&P500. Some Historical LB News: 25/05/2018 – Victoria’s Secret Hosts Villa Victoria; 18/05/2018 – L Brands Declares Cash Dividend; 08/03/2018 – L Brands February Sales $853.9 Million; 12/04/2018 – L Brands Reports March 2018 Sales; 23/05/2018 – L Brands 1st-Quarter Victoria’s Secret Same-Store Sales Up 1%; 08/03/2018 – L BRANDS INC LB.N FEBRUARY SALES $853.9 MLN VS $765.5 MLN; 12/04/2018 – L BRANDS INC – COMPARABLE SALES FOR NINE WEEKS ENDED APRIL 7, 2018, INCREASED 3 PERCENT; 12/04/2018 – L Brands March Same-Store Sales Rose 4 %; 10/05/2018 – L Brands April Comparable Sales Flat; 12/04/2018 – CORRECT: L BRANDS MONTH COMP SALES UP 4% VS. EST. UP 3.1%

L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of womenÂ’s intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories. The company has market cap of $7.31 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: VictoriaÂ’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works International. It has a 11.51 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include loungewear, bras, panties, swimwear, athletic attire, fragrances, shower gels and lotions, aromatherapy, soaps and sanitizers, home fragrances, handbags, jewelry, and personal care accessories.

More notable recent L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “L Brands: An Icon No More – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “L Brands (NYSE:LB) Could Be A Turnaround Story In 2019, Says Bullish Wells Fargo – Benzinga” published on February 28, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “L Brands Q4 2018 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on February 26, 2019. More interesting news about L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “L Brands – Still No Recovery In Sight – Seeking Alpha” published on March 04, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “L Brands Issues Statement in Response to Barington Capital – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: March 05, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.12, from 0.96 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 58 investors sold L Brands, Inc. shares while 134 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 185.70 million shares or 0.10% more from 185.52 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Bbt Ltd holds 0.35% or 15,156 shares in its portfolio. Bridgewater Lp, Connecticut-based fund reported 824,882 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldgs owns 238,447 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Cibc Asset owns 27,016 shares. Shell Asset Management Company holds 0.07% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 102,658 shares. Malaga Cove holds 45,294 shares. Davy Asset Mngmt reported 107,365 shares or 1.01% of all its holdings. Kwmg Limited Liability Company holds 74,293 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Cambridge Inv Rech Advsr Inc has invested 0% in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB). Pnc Svcs Grp holds 98,722 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Miles stated it has 0.5% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB). Amalgamated Bank holds 0.02% of its portfolio in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB) for 29,338 shares. 13,112 are owned by Fifth Third Comml Bank. Gilman Hill Asset Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.24% or 22,519 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Liability Com reported 0.04% in L Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LB).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.11, from 0.85 in 2018Q3. It fall, as 42 investors sold PFE shares while 792 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 477 raised stakes. 4.05 billion shares or 2.27% more from 3.96 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. First Financial Bank Trust has 8,789 shares. Fil Ltd invested 0.59% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Bainco Investors holds 0.04% or 5,469 shares in its portfolio. Cleararc Cap holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 91,676 shares. 11,868 were accumulated by Stellar Capital Mngmt Limited Liability. Reliance Trust Co Of Delaware accumulated 96,159 shares. Buffington Mohr Mcneal reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees holds 1.34% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 197,308 shares. Goodwin Daniel L holds 0.11% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) or 4,733 shares. Ckw Financial Group Inc accumulated 380 shares. Brookstone Mgmt stated it has 0.27% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Cambridge Tru has invested 0.33% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Aureus Asset Mgmt Ltd Com stated it has 0.06% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Davis R M Incorporated invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Partnervest Advisory Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.17% or 8,068 shares.

Since January 30, 2019, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.81 million activity. LANKLER DOUGLAS M had sold 43,800 shares worth $1.81 million.

Chemical Bank increased Alphabet Inc Cl A stake by 455 shares to 8,355 valued at $8.73M in 2018Q4. It also upped Ishares Iboxx Inv Grd Corp Bon (LQD) stake by 6,444 shares and now owns 12,251 shares. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) was raised too.

Among 6 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Pfizer had 11 analyst reports since October 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, February 25, the company rating was initiated by UBS. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, January 23. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 1 by BMO Capital Markets. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) rating on Tuesday, February 19. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $53 target. Citigroup maintained Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Tuesday, November 6 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, January 31. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 31. JP Morgan downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $46 target in Tuesday, December 11 report. As per Wednesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse.

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