RBC Capital Reiterates Pinnacle Foods (PF) As Buy; Has Target Of $68.0; Wills Financial Group Decreased By $443,230 Its Boeing Co. (BA) Holding

Among 13 analysts covering Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Pinnacle Foods Inc has $68 highest and $42 lowest target. $62’s average target is 4.55% above currents $59.3 stock price. Pinnacle Foods Inc had 31 analyst reports since October 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by UBS with “Neutral” on Wednesday, February 24. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, November 25. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Monday, August 28. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, August 15. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, July 29 by DA Davidson. DA Davidson initiated the shares of PF in report on Friday, December 11 with “Neutral” rating.

Wills Financial Group Inc decreased Boeing Co. (BA) stake by 15.01% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wills Financial Group Inc sold 1,745 shares as Boeing Co. (BA)’s stock rose 4.66%. The Wills Financial Group Inc holds 9,878 shares with $2.51 million value, down from 11,623 last quarter. Boeing Co. now has $175.34B valuation. The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $294.4. About 1.44M shares traded. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

Pinnacle Foods Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America. The company has market cap of $7.06 billion. It operates through four divisions: Frozen, Grocery, Boulder, and Specialty. It has a 39.93 P/E ratio. The Frozen segment offers frozen vegetables, frozen complete bagged meals, frozen prepared seafood, frozen and refrigerated bagels, frozen pizza, full-calorie single-serve frozen dinners and entrées, and frozen pancakes/waffles/French toast under the Birds Eye, Birds Eye Voila!, Birds Eye Signature Skillets, Van de Kamp's, Mrs.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold Pinnacle Foods Inc. shares while 115 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 110.51 million shares or 0.04% less from 110.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 5,700 were accumulated by Oppenheimer. Manufacturers Life Company The reported 548,847 shares. Quantbot Limited Partnership reported 41,141 shares. The California-based National Bank Of Stockton has invested 0.67% in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Royal Comml Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 42,377 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0.01% invested in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 284,122 shares. Martingale Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 367,924 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Highbridge Cap Mngmt Lc has invested 0.04% in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Sit Investment Assoc holds 0.04% or 25,025 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt, a Ohio-based fund reported 3.23M shares. Art Advisors Limited Liability Co holds 46,200 shares. Vanguard Grp Incorporated stated it has 9.98M shares. Waddell & Reed Financial Inc reported 883,910 shares. Carlson Capital Limited Partnership reported 201,281 shares.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $9.04 million activity. Boever Christopher J. sold $1.57 million worth of stock. $2.97 million worth of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) was sold by Schiller Mark L.. Shares for $1.97 million were sold by Steeneck Craig D. on Thursday, August 3. Shares for $1.48 million were sold by BARKLEY MICHAEL J..

Analysts await Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 18.99% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.79 per share. PF’s profit will be $111.88 million for 15.77 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual EPS reported by Pinnacle Foods Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 62.07% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.75% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $59.3. About 695,964 shares traded. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has risen 41.67% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.97% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 50 investors sold BA shares while 609 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. 411.79 million shares or 1.95% less from 419.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.46% or 149,185 shares. Private Wealth accumulated 1,029 shares. Hamilton Point Invest Advsr Ltd invested in 836 shares. Financial Advisory Serv Inc invested in 2,738 shares. Moreover, Winslow Asset Mgmt has 0.05% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 1,000 shares. Ellington Mngmt Group Ltd has invested 0.06% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Apriem owns 2,334 shares. Thompson Davis Company Incorporated owns 276 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Counselors stated it has 24,811 shares. Bingham Osborn Scarborough Limited Liability Com reported 1,276 shares. Hollencrest Secs Lc holds 0.03% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) or 978 shares. First Business Fincl Services Incorporated, Wisconsin-based fund reported 4,029 shares. Polaris Greystone Gp Limited Liability Corporation reported 5,402 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Eagle Ridge Inv Mngmt has 0.22% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Weiss Multi holds 0.18% or 19,500 shares in its portfolio.

Among 21 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Boeing had 83 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, July 7 report. The company was downgraded on Monday, February 13 by Buckingham Research. RBC Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Underperform” rating in Thursday, January 12 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $128 target in Friday, February 12 report. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by UBS. The stock has “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 2. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, February 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Jefferies. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, September 20 by Wells Fargo.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on January, 31 before the open. They expect $2.87 EPS, up 16.19% or $0.40 from last year’s $2.47 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.71B for 25.64 P/E if the $2.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.72 actual EPS reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.51% EPS growth.