Pfizer (PFE) : Gateway Investment Advisers reduced its stake in Pfizer by 2.45% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 4,109,823 shares of Pfizer which is valued at $136,733,811 after selling 103,230 shares in Pfizer , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 18, 2016.Pfizer makes up approximately 1.17% of Gateway Investment Advisers’s portfolio.
Pfizer opened for trading at $33.25 and hit $33.5 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $33.27, with a gain of 0.09% or 0.03 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,61,37,321 shares. Company has a market cap of $205,746 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , New York State Teachers Retirement System reduced its stake in PFE by selling 24,223 shares or 0.2% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,899,253 shares of PFE which is valued at $395,888,147. Pfizer makes up approx 1.03% of New York State Teachers Retirement System’s portfolio.Trust Co reduced its stake in PFE by selling 394 shares or 2.92% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 13,114 shares of PFE which is valued at $418,205. Pfizer makes up approx 0.19% of Trust Co’s portfolio.Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc Or boosted its stake in PFE in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 38,807 additional shares and now holds a total of 99,112 shares of Pfizer which is valued at $3,160,682. Pfizer makes up approx 1.30% of Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc Or’s portfolio.Weaver C. Barksdale Associates reduced its stake in PFE by selling 75 shares or 0.29% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 25,351 shares of PFE which is valued at $808,443. Pfizer makes up approx 0.61% of Weaver C. Barksdale Associates’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, Pfizer reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.17 according to the earnings call on Feb 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.36. The company had revenue of $14047.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $13595.19 million. The company’s revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Pfizer. Goldman Resumed Pfizer on Apr 18, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $35.JP Morgan Resumed Pfizer on Apr 7, 2016 to “Overweight”, Price Target of the shares are set at $38.Morgan Stanley Resumed Pfizer on Apr 7, 2016 to “Equal-Weight”, Price Target of the shares are set at $35.
Pfizer Inc. is a global biopharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in discovering developing and manufacturing of healthcare products. Its products include Lyrica the Prevnar family of products Enbrel Celebrex Lipitor Viagra Zyvox Sutent EpiPen Toviaz Tygacil Rapamune Xalkori Inlyta Norvasc BeneFIX Genotropin and Enbrel among others. It operates in three segments: Global Innovative Pharmaceutical segment (GIP) Global Vaccines Oncology and Consumer Healthcare segment (VOC) and Global Established Pharmaceutical segment (GEP). GIP is focused on developing registering and commercializing medications in therapeutic areas such as inflammation cardiovascular/metabolic neuroscience and pain rare diseases and women’s/men’s health. VOC focuses on the development and commercialization of vaccines and products for oncology and consumer healthcare. GEP includes its sterile injectable products and bio similar development portfolio. Its subsidiary is Hospira Inc.