Pfizer (PFE) Given a $40.00 Price Target by UBS Group Analysts

The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $36.22. About 11.42M shares traded. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. Thirteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 24% are positive. Celgene Corporation had 118 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, October 11. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Monday, July 10. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $42 target in Tuesday, June 14 report. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, August 28. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight" on Thursday, August 10.

In other news, insider Alexander R. Mackenzie sold 14,700 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, August 7 by Cowen & Co. Atlas Browninc holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Pfizer Inc. Therefore 43% are positive. Pfizer had 67 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Pfizer presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $37.15. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust to "Neutral" on Wednesday, November 25. It also increased its holding in Cl C by 439 shares in the quarter, for a total of 7,747 shares, and has risen its stake in Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM). Deutsche Bank has "Sell" rating and $15.0 target. The firm has a market capitalization of $216,790.00, a PE ratio of 22.22, a P/E/G ratio of 2.56 and a beta of 1.01. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 7. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, February 23 by Jefferies. Zacks Investment Research raised Pfizer from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $40.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. (NYSE:PFE) has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, May 16 by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pfizer Inc. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $4300 target in Monday, August 14 report. Oppenheimer maintained OvaScience, Inc. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform" on Tuesday, August 11.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. 617.24 million shares or 0.04% less from 617.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the business. 106 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. Smith Moore & has invested 0.48% in Pfizer Inc. Nord/LB reissued a "neutral" rating on shares of Pfizer in a report on Wednesday, December 27th. 25,190 are owned by Pictet And Cie (Europe). Mai Management holds 0.25% in Pfizer Inc. Stevens Cap Management Limited Partnership holds 0.89% or 672,687 shares. Mengis Cap Mngmt Incorporated has 1.04% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 57,000 were reported by Assets Invest Management Ltd Liability Corp. Cypress Ltd Liability (Wy) holds 4,760 shares or 0.41% of its portfolio. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 13,175,187 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $442,574,000 after acquiring an additional 9,339,749 shares in the last quarter. The Dynamic Capital Management Ltd holds 93,635 shares with $4.57 million value, up from 6,590 last quarter. Research Global has 0.02% invested in Pfizer Inc. Cadence Bank NA now owns 99,962 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $3,358,000 after purchasing an additional 1,428 shares during the last quarter. Charter invested in 1.18% or 273,121 shares. Texas Yale Capital holds 0.26% or 83,079 shares.

Dynamic Capital Management Ltd increased Anadarko Pete Corp (APC) stake by 1320.86% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. It also upped Vanguard Index Fds (VOO) stake by 4,479 shares and now owns 45,784 shares. Spdr Ser Tr S&P Divid Etf (SDY) was reduced too.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $16.36 million activity. $1.34 million worth of stock was sold by SUSMAN SALLY on Tuesday, September 12. (NYSE:PFE). Texan has 12,203 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio.

Essex Financial Services Inc increased its stake in Pfizer Inc (PFE) by 4.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Another trade for 94,409 shares valued at $3.21M was made by DAMELIO FRANK A on Thursday, August 31. $3.21M worth of Pfizer Inc. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Pfizer during the second quarter worth approximately $268,389,000. OLSON LAURIE J sold $263,693 worth of stock.

Analysts await Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 32,425 shares. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, up 13.51% or $0.10 from last year's $0.74 per share. After $1.78 actual earnings per share reported by Celgene Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.69% negative EPS growth. Its up 0.13, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Ameren Corporation shares while 146 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 411.79 million shares or 1.95% less from 419.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Srb Corporation has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE). Geode Mngmt Lc stated it has 0% in OvaScience, Inc. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.02. Security Retail Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Ia holds 0.23% or 6,719 shares. Neumann Mgmt Limited Liability Co, a California-based fund reported 10,570 shares. Ig Invest Limited owns 92,816 shares or 0.12% of their United States portfolio. Harris Assoc LP holds 87.95 million shares or 3.59% of its portfolio. Lloyds Group Public Limited Com invested in 0.15% or 444 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 164,338 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. 69,421 are held by Horizon Limited Com. Hexavest has 414,862 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Welch Partners Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 37,030 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd invested in 71,134 shares. River Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in Pfizer by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. The business had revenue of $13.17 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.17 billion. It operates through four divisions: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission.

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