Keysight Technologies (KEYS) Holder Saturna Capital Has Trimmed Its Stake as Share Price Rose; Zacks Investment Management Has Raised Its Philip Morris Intl (PM) Holding

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Saturna Capital Corp decreased its stake in Keysight Technologies (KEYS) by 0.99% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Saturna Capital Corp sold 5,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.98% with the market. The institutional investor held 501,179 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $43.70 million, down from 506,179 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Saturna Capital Corp who had been investing in Keysight Technologies for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.90B market cap company. The stock increased 1.30% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $90.93. About 414,742 shares traded. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) has risen 58.04% since July 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.61% the S&P500. Some Historical KEYS News: 01/05/2018 – Ixia, a Keysight Business, Releases 2018 Security Report Highlighting Cybersecurity Risk to Enterprise Cloud Operations; 30/05/2018 – KEYSIGHT 2Q ADJ REV $999M, EST. $965.8M; 22/04/2018 – DJ Keysight Technologies Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (KEYS); 03/05/2018 – Keysight Technologies, IT-Telecom Sign Contract Facilitating V2X (DSRC) Technology; 11/04/2018 – Keysight Delivers First-to-Market 28 GHz Channel Sounding Solution to Japan’s Leading Mobile Operator for 5G Research Project; 20/03/2018 – Keysight’s Ixia Solutions Group and Innovium Collaborate to Deliver 12.8 Tbps Performance in a Single-Chip at 400GE; 12/03/2018 – Keysight’s Test Asset Optimization Services Saves CapEx and Avoids Downtime With Utilization and Health Monitoring; 12/03/2018 – Keysight Demonstrates Latest Optical, Photonic Test Solutions That Accelerate Next-Generation Intelligent Optical Networks at; 23/05/2018 – Ixia, a Keysight Business, Achieves NAIP Common Criteria Certification for Network Visibility Solutions; 21/05/2018 – Keysight Technologies Releases 2017 Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Zacks Investment Management increased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) by 5.48% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zacks Investment Management bought 35,084 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 675,329 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $59.69M, up from 640,245 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zacks Investment Management who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $128.55B market cap company. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $81.63. About 1.39 million shares traded. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 5.54% since July 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.11% the S&P500. Some Historical PM News: 21/03/2018 – Philip Morris International Shifts Entire Capacity of Its Cigarette Factory in Greece to Smoke-Free Products; 29/03/2018 – Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Calls Shareholder Meeting; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – 2018 FY DILUTED EPS FORECAST ASSUMES FULL-YEAR EFFECTIVE TAX RATE OF ABOUT 26%; 08/05/2018 – Philip Morris could be a ‘value trap’ with the rise of Juul, @JimCramer warns in the lightning round; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL – INCREASES 2018 FY REPORTED EPS FORECAST PRIMARILY TO REFLECT LOWER EFFECTIVE TAX RATE; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris Sees 2018 Operating Cash Flow Over $9 Billion; 27/03/2018 – New Zealand court gives Philip Morris nod to sell heated tobacco product; 08/03/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC – DECLARED A REGULAR QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $1.07 PER COMMON SHARE; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris Sales Disappoint as Cigarette Demand Slips Further; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS SEES 2018 OPERATING CASH FLOW OF OVER $9.0B

More notable recent Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR) – Yahoo Finance” on June 14, 2019, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Keysight Technologies Announces Automotive Cybersecurity Program – Business Wire” published on July 11, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Liberty Broadband Corp (LBRDA) – Yahoo Finance” on June 19, 2019. More interesting news about Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Keysight Technologies Inc (KEYS) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – Yahoo Finance” published on May 29, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Keysight Technologies Appoints Jeffrey Li, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary – Business Wire” with publication date: July 02, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.09, from 1.33 in 2018Q4. It is positive, as 17 investors sold KEYS shares while 156 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 155.70 million shares or 4.15% less from 162.45 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Waddell & Reed holds 0.43% or 2.01 million shares in its portfolio. First Mercantile Trust holds 0.05% or 2,619 shares in its portfolio. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca holds 0.01% or 1,466 shares in its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc owns 712,963 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag reported 1.43 million shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Canandaigua State Bank owns 4,380 shares. Macquarie Ltd holds 178,835 shares. Kcm Invest Advisors Ltd Liability reported 7,584 shares. Arizona State Retirement has invested 0.06% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). Principal Gru reported 288,709 shares. Polar Asset Mgmt Partners Inc holds 0.52% or 273,000 shares. Stephens Ar holds 0% or 2,226 shares in its portfolio. Cypress Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) for 74,190 shares. Everence Cap Inc has invested 0.12% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). 13,123 were reported by Nuveen Asset Management Lc.

Saturna Capital Corp, which manages about $3.98B and $3.43B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 4,044 shares to 672,697 shares, valued at $94.04M in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tjx Companies (NYSE:TJX) by 14,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.45 million shares, and has risen its stake in Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG).

Analysts await Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) to report earnings on August, 20. They expect $0.95 EPS, up 14.46% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.83 per share. KEYS’s profit will be $176.57 million for 23.93 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual EPS reported by Keysight Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.41% negative EPS growth.

Zacks Investment Management, which manages about $3.45B and $4.66 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Columbia Sportswear Co (NASDAQ:COLM) by 6,923 shares to 23,895 shares, valued at $2.49 million in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Turning Pt Brands Inc by 46,315 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 32,941 shares, and cut its stake in Hp Inc.

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “UPDATE Altria chooses Atlanta to test market new FDA-approved tobacco product – Atlanta Business Chronicle” on May 01, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Altria: 2019 Dividend Raise Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on June 19, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “The Run-Up in Altria Stock Isn’t Over Yet – Investorplace.com” on March 06, 2019. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “How Safe Is Philip Morris International’s Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” published on October 04, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Philip Morris Is Not Dead – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

Since April 29, 2019, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $211,675 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.33, from 0.68 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 52 investors sold PM shares while 479 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 390 raised stakes. 1.12 billion shares or 1.07% less from 1.13 billion shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Fifth Third Financial Bank stated it has 0.19% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Walter Keenan Consulting Com Mi Adv reported 16,026 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund, New York-based fund reported 26,141 shares. 17,390 were reported by Allstate. Texas-based Linscomb & Williams Inc has invested 0.26% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). 66,000 are owned by Gabelli Funds Limited Co. Jump Trading Limited Com holds 0.12% or 4,374 shares. Northern Trust Corp invested in 16.51M shares or 0.36% of the stock. Moreover, Burns J W & Inc New York has 0.53% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Lynch And Assoc In invested in 0.45% or 15,429 shares. Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.36% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Permit Capital Limited Liability Corp invested in 7,645 shares or 0.32% of the stock. Blue Chip invested in 5,644 shares or 0.12% of the stock. First Long Island Limited Liability Company invested in 1.98% or 173,297 shares. B Riley Wealth Management reported 4,244 shares.

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