The EVP – GC – & Corp. Sec’y of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF), Anne Chwat Sold 3,000 Shares; Glu Mobile Has 1.82 Sentiment

May 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Sentiment for Glu Mobile Inc (GLUU)

Glu Mobile Inc (GLUU) investors sentiment increased to 1.82 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.46, from 1.36 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 69 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 38 decreased and sold equity positions in Glu Mobile Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 51.73 million shares, up from 44.73 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Glu Mobile Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 14 Reduced: 24 Increased: 36 New Position: 33.

More news for International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “IFF to merge with Frutarom” on May 07, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “IFF to Combine with Frutarom to Create a Global Leader in Taste, Scent and Nutrition” and published on May 07, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 18 analysts covering Internationa Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Internationa Flavors & Fragrances has $166 highest and $103 lowest target. $142.89’s average target is 14.25% above currents $125.07 stock price. Internationa Flavors & Fragrances had 42 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $156 target in Monday, October 16 report. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, May 15 by Barclays Capital. The stock of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by UBS. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, May 8 by JP Morgan. On Wednesday, July 20 the stock rating was initiated by Berenberg with “Buy”. The company was initiated on Monday, September 19 by Bernstein. The stock of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, May 8 by J.P. Morgan. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Consumer Edge Research on Thursday, February 16. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 8 with “Overweight”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 8 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Analysts await International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $1.63 EPS, up 8.67% or $0.13 from last year’s $1.5 per share. IFF’s profit will be $128.66 million for 19.18 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual EPS reported by International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.55% negative EPS growth.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 16 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $177.93 million activity. On Monday, April 2 Winder Investment Pte Ltd bought $7.45M worth of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) or 55,596 shares. Another trade for 920 shares valued at $117,990 was bought by BOTTOLI MARCELLO. Fortanet Francisco sold $85,590 worth of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) on Wednesday, February 14. 3,000 shares valued at $405,960 were sold by Chwat Anne on Thursday, February 15.

The insider Anne Chwat who is EVP – GC – & Corp. Sec’y of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc made a sale of 3,000 shares of the New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc worth near $377,700 U.S. Dollars calculated based on $125.9 per share. This deal decreased her ownership of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc to 0.05% stock market cap or 35,989 shares.

Investors sentiment is 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It has no change, as 19 investors sold International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. only 45 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 53.54 million shares or 0.12% more from 53.47 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 5,000 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldg holds 0.12% in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) or 89,647 shares. Moreover, Mastrapasqua Asset Incorporated has 0.26% invested in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF). Evercore Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 90 shares. Intrust Fincl Bank Na owns 3,100 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. The Ohio-based Fifth Third Savings Bank has invested 0.01% in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF). Tiverton Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com stated it has 802 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Eagle Ridge Inv Management reported 1.27% of its portfolio in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF). Farmers And Merchants holds 0% or 37 shares. Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability Company holds 0.03% or 20,056 shares in its portfolio. Patten Group owns 20 shares. Point72 Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 28,350 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Macquarie Grp Limited holds 3,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Marietta Inv Prtn Lc owns 0.13% invested in International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) for 3,000 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated invested in 120,988 shares.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, makes, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products. The company has market cap of $9.87 billion. It operates through two divisions, Flavors and Fragrances. It has a 33.62 P/E ratio. The Flavors segment offers flavor compounds primarily to the food and beverage industries for use in consumer products, such as prepared foods, beverages, dairy, food, and sweet products.

The stock increased 0.81% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $125.07. About 1.04 million shares traded or 69.41% up from the average. International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) has risen 2.14% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.41% the S&P500.

Glu Mobile Inc. develops, publishes, and markets a portfolio of free-to-play mobile games for the users of smartphones and tablet devices. The company has market cap of $797.46 million. The firm publishes titles in five genres, including fashion and celebrity, sports and action, food, home, and social networking. It currently has negative earnings. It creates games based on its own brands, including Contract Killer, Cooking Dash, Covet Fashion, Deer Hunter, Design Home, QuizUp, Racing Rivals, and Tap Sports Baseball.

The stock increased 2.33% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $5.71. About 1.67M shares traded. Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) has risen 71.82% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.01 earnings per share, up 106.67% or $0.16 from last year’s $-0.15 per share. GLUU’s profit will be $1.40 million for 142.75 P/E if the $0.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.04 actual earnings per share reported by Glu Mobile Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -125.00% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $3.03 million activity.

Marathon Capital Management holds 0.62% of its portfolio in Glu Mobile Inc. for 434,550 shares. Castleark Management Llc owns 1.66 million shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Eam Investors Llc has 0.18% invested in the company for 381,834 shares. The California-based Menta Capital Llc has invested 0.15% in the stock. Pdt Partners Llc, a New York-based fund reported 1.30 million shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Glu Mobile’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Glu Mobile, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $2.15 while the high is $2.3. The stock’s average target of $2.23 is -60.95% below today’s ($5.71) share price. GLUU was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 10, 2016. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Friday, December 23. The stock of Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) earned “Hold” rating by Benchmark on Thursday, November 10. Roth Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, February 6 report.

More notable recent Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Glu Mobile: Next Phase” on May 08, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Can Glu Mobile Stock Keep Hitting New Highs?” published on May 09, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Glu Mobile (GLUU) PT Raised to $6.50 at Roth Capital Following Analysis” on May 16, 2018. More interesting news about Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Glu Mobile Inc. Stock Gained 16.2% in April” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Glu Mobile +1.1% as bookings hit record and prompt guidance boost” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

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