Benin Management Has Boosted United Parcel Service (UPS) Holding; Dean Foods Co (DF)’s Sentiment Is 0.83

February 19, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, processes and distributes milk, and other dairy and dairy case products in the United States. The company has market cap of $905.25 million. The firm makes, markets, and distributes various branded and private label dairy case products, such as fluid milk, ice creams, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mixes, and other dairy products; and juices, teas, bottled water, and other products. It has a 21.7 P/E ratio. It sell its products under approximately 50 national, regional, and local proprietary or licensed brands, and private labels, including DairyPure, TruMoo, Alta Dena, Berkeley Farms, Country Fresh, DeanÂ’s, Friendly's, Garelick Farms, LAND O LAKES, Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadow Gold, Oak Farms, PET, T.G.

Benin Management Corp increased United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) stake by 77.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Benin Management Corp acquired 42,865 shares as United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)’s stock declined 3.26%. The Benin Management Corp holds 98,076 shares with $11.78 million value, up from 55,211 last quarter. United Parcel Service Inc now has $91.40 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.93% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $106.4. About 6.12M shares traded or 43.18% up from the average. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 2.10% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.43% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $9.94. About 2.07M shares traded or 20.04% up from the average. Dean Foods Company (DF) has risen 1.28% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.42% the S&P500.

Denver Investment Advisors Llc holds 0.88% of its portfolio in Dean Foods Company for 1.66 million shares. Piermont Capital Management Inc. owns 225,130 shares or 0.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors Lp has 0.81% invested in the company for 712,190 shares. The New York-based Adirondack Research & Management Inc. has invested 0.57% in the stock. Sentinel Trust Co Lba, a Texas-based fund reported 252,785 shares.

Among 24 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. United Parcel Service had 66 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 17 by Zacks. Zacks upgraded the shares of UPS in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 8. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, October 23. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 1 by BMO Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of UPS in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $109 target in Friday, April 29 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 46 investors sold UPS shares while 390 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 395 raised stakes. 451.38 million shares or 0.77% more from 447.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Beese Fulmer Inv Management invested in 38,184 shares. Moreover, Rockefeller Financial Services Inc has 0.04% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 18,452 shares. Virtu Financial Ltd Liability has 3,279 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Steinberg Asset Mgmt invested in 0.59% or 33,414 shares. Harbour Mngmt Limited Liability Company, a Washington-based fund reported 20,440 shares. Profit Invest Mgmt Lc holds 3,455 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 0.18% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 121,600 shares. Moreover, Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Ltd Liability Com has 0.05% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) for 625 shares. Lehman Financial Res reported 32,578 shares. Barr E S And stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Zwj Inv Counsel Inc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested 0.45% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Nelson Roberts Llc reported 0.05% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Cambridge Tru invested in 0.02% or 2,683 shares. Cambiar Invsts Llc holds 0.97% or 514,062 shares in its portfolio.

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