Hbk Sorce Advisory Has Increased Pfizer (PFE) Stake By $788,796; Astro Med (ALOT)’s Sentiment Is 1.56

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Astro Med Inc (ALOT) investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.76, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 14 active investment managers opened new or increased stock positions, while 9 cut down and sold equity positions in Astro Med Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 3.71 million shares, up from 3.68 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Astro Med Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 7 Increased: 10 New Position: 4.

Hbk Sorce Advisory Llc increased Pfizer Inc (PFE) stake by 31.1% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hbk Sorce Advisory Llc acquired 21,911 shares as Pfizer Inc (PFE)’s stock declined 3.13%. The Hbk Sorce Advisory Llc holds 92,359 shares with $3.35M value, up from 70,448 last quarter. Pfizer Inc now has $216.29B valuation. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $36.36. About 12.18M shares traded. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has risen 2.43% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Pfizer had 78 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 13, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Leerink Swann given on Monday, May 2. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 12 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, August 16, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Leerink Swann. The stock of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, February 26. Societe Generale maintained the shares of PFE in report on Friday, March 24 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, September 20. As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 sales for $12.99 million activity. HILL CHARLES H had sold 26,779 shares worth $986,292 on Wednesday, February 28. LANKLER DOUGLAS M had sold 50,000 shares worth $1.84M on Tuesday, March 13. Dolsten Mikael sold $501,398 worth of stock or 13,986 shares. CORNWELL W DON had sold 1,758 shares worth $64,679. LUND-JURGENSEN KIRSTEN also sold $353,677 worth of Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) on Saturday, February 24. $296,560 worth of stock was sold by JOHNSON RADY A on Friday, December 15. SUSMAN SALLY had sold 33,368 shares worth $1.24M on Monday, February 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold PFE shares while 675 reduced holdings. 134 funds opened positions while 632 raised stakes. 4.07 billion shares or 0.28% more from 4.06 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Massachusetts Finance Serv Co Ma holds 0.92% or 60.83M shares. Tiemann Investment Advisors Llc has 0.46% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Fairfax Fincl Limited Can invested in 0.54% or 210,000 shares. Wagner Bowman reported 55,034 shares. Hilltop Hldg Inc has 72,724 shares for 0.59% of their portfolio. Gm Advisory Group has 0.12% invested in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) for 12,478 shares. Scholtz & Com Limited Liability Com holds 13,300 shares. Capstone Fin Advsrs Incorporated stated it has 0.1% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). Cornerstone Mgmt Lc reported 2.16M shares. Cetera Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company, Colorado-based fund reported 104,845 shares. Tcw Group has invested 0.05% in Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE). 442,369 were accumulated by Arvest State Bank Tru Division. Iowa Comml Bank reported 130,086 shares. Crestpoint Cap Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 21,600 shares stake. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc holds 0.3% or 262,794 shares.

AstroNova, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes specialty printers, and data acquisition and analysis systems in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. The company has market cap of $121.88 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Product Identification and Test & Measurement. It has a 38.14 P/E ratio. The Product Identification segment offers digital color label printers and specialty OEM printing systems; and consumables, such as labels, tags, inks, toner, and thermal transfer ribbons, as well as software used to design and print labels under the QuickLabel brand.

Rutabaga Capital Management Llc Ma holds 0.83% of its portfolio in AstroNova, Inc. for 259,070 shares. Kokino Llc owns 21,745 shares or 0.43% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has 0.42% invested in the company for 349,220 shares. The New York-based Grace & White Inc Ny has invested 0.29% in the stock. Salem Investment Counselors Inc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 139,345 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $70,290 activity.

The stock increased 0.42% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $17.925. About 26,439 shares traded. AstroNova, Inc. (ALOT) has risen 4.32% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.23% the S&P500.

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