As Pepsico (PEP) Stock Declined, Holder Asset Management Group Lowered Holding by $1.15 Million; Staley Capital Advisers Has Raised Its Liquidity Services (LQDT) Stake by $353,070; Valuation Rose

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Asset Management Group Inc decreased its stake in Pepsico (PEP) by 15.84% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Asset Management Group Inc sold 10,459 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.97% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 55,582 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.14M, down from 66,041 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Asset Management Group Inc who had been investing in Pepsico for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $163.30 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $116.29. About 4.05 million shares traded. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 7.45% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.08% the S&P500. Some Historical PEP News: 25/05/2018 – Pepsi to buy fruit and vegetable snack maker Bare Foods for less than $200 million; 26/04/2018 – PEPSICO INC CFO JOHNSTON SAYS RISING COSTS FROM TARIFFS NOT EXPECTED TO BE DISRUPTIVE – CNBC; 26/04/2018 – PEPSICO INC – RECENT LOSSES IN COLA MARKET SHARE IN N. AMERICA HAVE LED TO A SUBPAR TOP LINE AND BOTTOM LINE PERFORMANCE OVER THE PAST 3 QUARTERS; 22/03/2018 – Rold Gold Fires Up Pretzels With New Flamin’ Hot Thin Crisps; 26/04/2018 – Pepsi’s snack business has been outperforming its North American beverage business; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo earnings: 96 cents per share, vs 93 cents EPS expected; 26/04/2018 – PepsiCo 1Q Adj EPS 96c; 09/04/2018 – MEDIA-India’s ITC to tweak advertisement disparaging PepsiCo brand Tropicana – Mint; 20/03/2018 – Encouraging Women in STEM: PepsiCo and the Society of Women Engineers Kick-Off Annual Student Engineering Challenge; 25/05/2018 – PepsiCo: Bare Snacks Deal Will Expand Company’s Snacking Portfolio

Staley Capital Advisers Inc increased its stake in Liquidity Services (LQDT) by 2.34% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Staley Capital Advisers Inc bought 58,845 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.31% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.57M shares of the miscellaneous company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $15.88M, up from 2.52 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Staley Capital Advisers Inc who had been investing in Liquidity Services for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $248.81M market cap company. The stock increased 1.22% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $7.47. About 85,493 shares traded. Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) has risen 0.61% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.76% the S&P500. Some Historical LQDT News: 03/05/2018 – Liquidity Services Sees 3Q Loss/Shr 30c-Loss 21c; 03/05/2018 – Liquidity Services 2Q Adj Loss/Shr 12c; 14/05/2018 – Liquidation.com Launches Operation Graduation Online Auction Event; 26/04/2018 – Liquidation.com Launches Home Lighting Fixture Event; 03/05/2018 – LIQUIDITY SERVICES INC QUARTERLY ADJUSTED LOSS PER COMMON SHARE $0.12; 14/05/2018 – Fidelity Management & Research Exits Liquidity Services; 03/05/2018 – LIQUIDITY SERVICES INC – QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $60.1 MLN VS $72.3 MLN; 22/03/2018 – Liquidation.com Launches Quarterly Blowout Event for Hottest Consumer Electronics Merchandise; 19/04/2018 – BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON – SAW FRANCHISE GROWTH IN FOREX TRADING, TRI-PARTY REPO ACTIVITY, COLLATERAL MANAGEMENT, SECURITIES LENDING, LIQUIDITY SERVICES IN QTR; 30/03/2018 – Liquidity Services Chief Accounting Officer Michael Sweeney to Resign April 20

More notable recent Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Can Liquidity Services Move On Without Its Defense Department Contract? – Nasdaq” on February 11, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Rare Workhorse Military Humvees Up for Public Bid at GovDeals.com – GlobeNewswire” published on March 06, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Ninety-Nine Rare and Upgraded Military-Issue Humvees Up for Auction – GlobeNewswire” on November 26, 2018. More interesting news about Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Drag Racing Legend Sells Custom Race Cars Online – GlobeNewswire” published on December 19, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Liquidity Services Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: December 06, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.52 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 4 investors sold LQDT shares while 34 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 20.30 million shares or 4.38% less from 21.23 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Macquarie Gru Ltd stated it has 400 shares. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc accumulated 363,420 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 78,923 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Citigroup accumulated 16,395 shares. Arizona State Retirement, a Arizona-based fund reported 40,752 shares. Alabama-based Regions has invested 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Sg Americas Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 11,094 shares. The Germany-based Deutsche Bancshares Ag has invested 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Diversified Strategies Ltd Llc accumulated 69,275 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0% of its portfolio in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Ls Invest Advisors Limited Liability Co owns 0.01% invested in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) for 13,142 shares. Jpmorgan Chase Com invested in 0% or 7,847 shares. First Hawaiian Natl Bank has invested 0% in Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT). Prudential Fincl holds 0% or 63,703 shares.

Since October 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $285,519 activity. $34,785 worth of stock was sold by Gravley Roger on Thursday, October 4.

Staley Capital Advisers Inc, which manages about $1.31B and $1.24 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 53,227 shares to 1.03M shares, valued at $44.47M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hath B (BRKB) by 4,313 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 179,240 shares, and cut its stake in Philip Morris Intl. (NYSE:PM).

More notable recent PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “PepsiCo a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 3.2% Yield – Nasdaq” on February 19, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Why Macquarie Prefers Pepsi (NASDAQ:PEP) Over Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) – Benzinga” published on February 19, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “Tilray Stock Is Off Its Highs, But a Move is Imminent – Investorplace.com” on February 14, 2019. More interesting news about PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “PepsiCo to Boost Nutrition Portfolio With CytoSport Buyout – Nasdaq” published on February 20, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Stock Market Today: Investors Buy Into Pepsi’s Plans and NVIDIA’s Rosy Forecast – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 15, 2019.

Asset Management Group Inc, which manages about $284.95 million and $243.51M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) by 7,286 shares to 44,328 shares, valued at $1.94 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

Since October 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $22.66 million activity. 5,500 shares were sold by Narasimhan Laxman, worth $587,364. The insider Spanos Mike sold 20,074 shares worth $2.26 million. Yawman David also sold $1.29 million worth of PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) shares.

Analysts await PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.92 EPS, down 4.17% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.96 per share. PEP’s profit will be $1.29B for 31.60 P/E if the $0.92 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.49 actual EPS reported by PepsiCo, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -38.26% negative EPS growth.

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