Alps Advisors Increased First Solar (FSLR) Position; Qv Investors Holding in Pepsico (PEP) Boosted by $2.85 Million

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Qv Investors Inc increased its stake in Pepsico Inc (PEP) by 15.83% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Qv Investors Inc bought 21,775 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.45% . The institutional investor held 159,310 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $20.89M, up from 137,535 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Qv Investors Inc who had been investing in Pepsico Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $189.42 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $135.49. About 4.23 million shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 11.94% since September 20, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.94% the S&P500. Some Historical PEP News: 16/03/2018 - PEPSICO CEO NOOYI’S 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION ROSE 4.4% TO $31.1M; 01/05/2018 - PEPSICO BOOSTS QTR DIV TO 92.75C/SHR FROM 80.5C, EST. 93C; 26/04/2018 - PEPSICO -CEO SAYS COMPANY IS NOT LOOKING AT SEPARATION OR SALE OF NORTH AMERICAN BEVERAGES; 25/05/2018 - PEPSICO INC - ENTERED INTO A DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE BARE FOODS CO; 15/03/2018 - PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi is Chair of CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference 2018; 26/04/2018 - PepsiCo 1Q Quaker Foods North America Rev $601M; 26/04/2018 - PepsiCo earnings: 96 cents per share, vs 93 cents EPS expected; 26/04/2018 - PepsiCo 1Q Latin America Rev Up 14%; 21/03/2018 - IBM Watson, Mastercard, Walmart, CBS and PepsiCo Executives to Speak at the ARF’s CONSUMERxSCIENCE; 14/03/2018 - Amazon, Spotify, The New York Times, DELL, Pepsi Added to Speak at UNLEASH America in Las Vegas in May

Alps Advisors Inc increased its stake in First Solar Inc (FSLR) by 59.41% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alps Advisors Inc bought 23,361 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.95% . The institutional investor held 62,684 shares of the technology company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $4.12M, up from 39,323 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alps Advisors Inc who had been investing in First Solar Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.19 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $66.85. About 831,160 shares traded. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has risen 25.05% since September 20, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.05% the S&P500. Some Historical FSLR News: 06/04/2018 - 8point3 Energy Partners LP Announces Mailing of Proxy Statement; 26/04/2018 - FIRST SOLAR INC - SEES 2018 NET SALES $2.45 BLN TO $2.65 BLN; 26/04/2018 - First Solar New Factory Doing So Well It’s Planning Another One; 29/03/2018 - G-SHOCK Announces Retail Availability For G-SHOCK Rangeman With The World’s First Solar-Assisted GPS Navigation; 23/04/2018 - DJ First Solar Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (FSLR); 13/03/2018 Vectren Selects Partner, Announces Location for 50 Megawatts of Renewable Energy in Southwestern Indiana; 26/04/2018 - First Solar to build new U.S. panel factory in win for Trump; 01/05/2018 - First Solar Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 14/03/2018 - Canadian Solar Commissioned Its First Solar Power Project in Africa; 11/05/2018 - FIRST SOLAR - THE CREDIT FACILITY HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO FOR DEVELOPMENT, CONSTRUCTION OF A PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER PLANT OF UP TO 87 MW LOCATED IN AUSTRALIA

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2019 Q2. Its down 0.16, from 0.94 in 2019Q1. It fall, as 43 investors sold PEP shares while 724 reduced holdings. 130 funds opened positions while 471 raised stakes. 963.17 million shares or 0.23% less from 965.36 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Altrinsic Global Limited Co has invested 1.03% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.43% or 215,800 shares. Moreover, Lederer And Associate Invest Counsel Ca has 0.57% invested in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Kemper Master Retirement Tru accumulated 1.59% or 19,850 shares. Tiedemann Advsrs Ltd Liability Company holds 14,255 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Tru Company Of Oklahoma holds 44,019 shares. National Asset Mngmt Inc holds 21,423 shares. Spears Abacus Limited Liability Company reported 18,539 shares. 1,652 were reported by Roosevelt Inv Grp. The Massachusetts-based Penobscot Inv Mngmt has invested 1.28% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). 1,629 are held by Camelot Portfolios Limited Liability Company. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) has invested 0.28% in PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Stevens First Principles Invest Advsr accumulated 3,200 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt owns 82,296 shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Janney Capital Mgmt Limited Co holds 1.08% or 152,156 shares.

Qv Investors Inc, which manages about $726.49 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 231,458 shares to 388,959 shares, valued at $27.24 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) by 107,416 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 150,293 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT).

More notable recent PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “PepsiCo (PEP) Q4 Earnings Meet Estimates - Nasdaq” on February 15, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Is Pepsico (PEP) Stock Outpacing Its Consumer Staples Peers This Year? - Nasdaq” published on June 20, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “PepsiCo (PEP) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know - Yahoo Finance” on September 10, 2019. More interesting news about PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “PepsiCo (PEP) Up 27% in Six Months: Will the Momentum Last? - Nasdaq” published on June 25, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “PepsiCo (PEP) 2nd Quarter Earnings: What to Expect - Nasdaq” with publication date: July 08, 2019.

Alps Advisors Inc, which manages about $13.32B and $13.51B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Agnico Eagle Min (NYSE:AEM) by 33,134 shares to 456,107 shares, valued at $23.37 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) by 135,900 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 23,200 shares, and cut its stake in Magellan Midstre (NYSE:MMP).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.03, from 1.37 in 2019Q1. It turned negative, as 27 investors sold FSLR shares while 89 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 61.00 million shares or 0.48% less from 61.30 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Putnam Ltd Llc owns 703,317 shares. Advsr Asset Mgmt accumulated 3,304 shares or 0% of the stock. Motco reported 11 shares or 0% of all its holdings. South Texas Money Limited accumulated 310,529 shares. Dupont Cap Corporation stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 19,400 shares. Citigroup holds 0.01% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 253,096 shares. S&Co accumulated 0.08% or 10,841 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs Inc holds 0.07% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) or 22,069 shares. Moreover, Svcs Automobile Association has 0% invested in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Winslow Evans And Crocker reported 0.27% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Moreover, Advisory Ntwk Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 360 shares. Community Finance Svcs Limited Liability reported 5,473 shares. Covington Capital Management holds 75 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Numerixs Technologies reported 1,200 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

More notable recent First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s Why First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) Might Be Better Off Without Debt - Yahoo Finance” on July 26, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “JinkoSolar Holding (JKS) to Report Q2 Earnings: What’s Up? - Nasdaq” published on August 28, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Canadian Solar Wins Fund From Brazilian Bank for Solar Project - Nasdaq” on August 29, 2019. More interesting news about First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “First Solar (FSLR) Misses on Q1 Earnings, Ups ’19 Sales View - Nasdaq” published on May 03, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “CSIQ vs. FSLR: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? - Nasdaq” with publication date: September 11, 2019.

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