North Star Investment Management Has Upped By $422,565 Its Oneok New Com (OKE) Position; Wellington Shields Capital Management Trimmed Its Pepsico (PEP) Stake

North Star Investment Management Corp increased Oneok Inc New Com (OKE) stake by 591% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. North Star Investment Management Corp acquired 7,683 shares as Oneok Inc New Com (OKE)’s stock declined 4.12%. The North Star Investment Management Corp holds 8,983 shares with $498,000 value, up from 1,300 last quarter. Oneok Inc New Com now has $21.50B valuation. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $56.06. About 10.16 million shares traded or 298.42% up from the average. ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) has risen 23.81% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500.

Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc decreased Pepsico Inc (PEP) stake by 25.84% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc sold 27,705 shares as Pepsico Inc (PEP)’s stock rose 5.12%. The Wellington Shields Capital Management Llc holds 79,513 shares with $8.86 million value, down from 107,218 last quarter. Pepsico Inc now has $168.77B valuation. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $118.67. About 2.71M shares traded. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 12.20% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. PepsiCo has $13300 highest and $81 lowest target. $115.35’s average target is -2.80% below currents $118.67 stock price. PepsiCo had 61 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, April 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, October 2. As per Friday, September 30, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs maintained Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Wednesday, June 29. Goldman Sachs has “Neutral” rating and $104 target. S&P Research maintained it with “Hold” rating and $103 target in Wednesday, October 7 report. The stock of Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Barclays Capital. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 5.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $7.21 million activity. On Tuesday, October 10 the insider Laguarta Ramon sold $2.37M. Another trade for 41,489 shares valued at $4.84M was sold by Gallagher Marie T..

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold PEP shares while 689 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. 964.87 million shares or 1.00% less from 974.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0.38% in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Livingston Asset Mngmt (Operating As Southport Management) has invested 1.42% in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Griffin Asset Mngmt reported 1.14% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Sanctuary Wealth Advsr Limited holds 200 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Svcs Automobile Association owns 1.24 million shares or 0.41% of their US portfolio. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 157,255 shares or 2.65% of their US portfolio. White Pine Capital Limited Liability Company holds 19,513 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Rockland Trust reported 142,017 shares or 2.37% of all its holdings. Contravisory Investment Mngmt holds 0.01% or 162 shares in its portfolio. Addison owns 21,467 shares. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno invested 0.49% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Janney Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 169,191 shares for 0.81% of their portfolio. Loomis Sayles & Company Ltd Partnership holds 0.17% or 701,935 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And stated it has 0.37% of its portfolio in Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP). Birch Hill Advsrs Limited Liability Company, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 94,713 shares.

Analysts await Pepsico, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) to report earnings on February, 13 before the open. They expect $1.30 earnings per share, up 8.33% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.2 per share. PEP’s profit will be $1.85 billion for 22.82 P/E if the $1.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.48 actual earnings per share reported by Pepsico, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.16% negative EPS growth.

Among 18 analysts covering ONEOK (NYSE:OKE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. ONEOK has $62.0 highest and $24 lowest target. $53’s average target is -5.46% below currents $56.06 stock price. ONEOK had 60 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan upgraded the shares of OKE in report on Monday, September 11 to “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by Oppenheimer. The stock of ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, November 1. As per Thursday, December 31, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, April 3. Citigroup upgraded ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) on Tuesday, September 15 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Argus Research. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of OKE in report on Monday, September 14 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, January 20. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Sunday, August 27.