As Transocean (RIG) Shares Declined, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Cut by $899,380 Its Position; As Mondelez International (MDLZ) Stock Declined, Holder Sustainable Growth Advisers LP Has Decreased by $10.75 Million Its Position

April 17, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp decreased its stake in Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) by 3.51% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp sold 255,953 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 7.03M shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $300.76M, down from 7.28 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp who had been investing in Mondelez International Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $62.64B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $42.23. About 4.21M shares traded. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has declined 6.02% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.57% the S&P500.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Transocean (RIG) by 48.49% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc sold 89,938 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.92% with the market. The institutional investor held 95,553 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.02M, down from 185,491 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc who had been investing in Transocean for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.46 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.98% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $11.82. About 21.07 million shares traded or 42.31% up from the average. Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) has declined 18.26% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.81% the S&P500.

Analysts await Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 15.09% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.53 per share. MDLZ’s profit will be $904.77M for 17.31 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual EPS reported by Mondelez International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.02% EPS growth.

Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp, which manages about $6.01B and $8.53 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Jb Hunt Transport Services Inc (NASDAQ:JBHT) by 67,668 shares to 1.60M shares, valued at $183.62 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tjx Companies Inc. (NYSE:TJX) by 369,388 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.31 million shares, and has risen its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH).

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $1.03 billion activity. 2,000 shares were bought by BUNCH CHARLES E, worth $87,800. Shares for $284.87 million were sold by PELTZ NELSON. 10,931 shares were sold by Weber Hubert, worth $478,668.

Among 23 analysts covering Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Mondelez International Inc had 62 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, April 4, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity to “Buy” on Thursday, February 4. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of MDLZ in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy”. The stock of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray. Susquehanna initiated the stock with “Positive” rating in Monday, October 26 report. As per Wednesday, January 31, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 56 investors sold MDLZ shares while 388 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 338 raised stakes. 1.07 billion shares or 1.13% less from 1.08 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Fjarde Ap holds 410,761 shares. The Massachusetts-based Middleton And Ma has invested 0.89% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Interocean Capital Limited invested in 2.11% or 367,308 shares. Colony Group Inc Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 10,687 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Raymond James Tru Na stated it has 0.16% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Cypress Asset Management Inc Tx holds 48,431 shares. Rockland owns 9,097 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. The California-based Rbf Limited Liability has invested 0.69% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Atria Invests Limited Liability Corp reported 12,388 shares. Suffolk Capital Management Limited Liability has invested 1.51% in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Willingdon Wealth Management reported 0% of its portfolio in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Alphamark Advisors Ltd invested in 208 shares. Natixis Asset Management stated it has 280,000 shares. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Lc stated it has 141,401 shares or 0.72% of all its holdings. Stephens Inc Ar stated it has 49,893 shares.

Analysts await Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) to report earnings on April, 30 after the close. They expect $-0.31 EPS, down 3,200.00% or $0.32 from last year’s $0.01 per share. After $-0.24 actual EPS reported by Transocean Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 29.17% negative EPS growth.

Among 40 analysts covering Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG), 16 have Buy rating, 10 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Transocean Ltd had 109 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) on Thursday, February 15 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, August 7 with “Underweight”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $11.0 target in Thursday, October 5 report. The firm has “Reduce” rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Fearnley. As per Monday, September 28, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $11.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 22 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Friday, November 3.

Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc, which manages about $19.96B and $8.50 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Smith & Nephew Plc Spdn (NYSE:SNN) by 10,804 shares to 82,989 shares, valued at $2.91 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr Msci Acwi (ACWX) by 6,926 shares in the quarter, for a total of 27,849 shares, and has risen its stake in Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX).

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