Looking at top Wall Street opinions, PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) has recently made its way into the research list of Macquarie – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was upgraded to a rating of Outperform in the eyes of Macquarie, whereas its previous rating was Neutral in the eyes of Macquarie, as reported on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by UBS on Thursday December 13th, 2018, with this firm Initiated PEP to an updated rating of Neutral. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) have moved by 3.68% and -1.97%, respectively.
Brokerage Updates Related to PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) Stock
This publicly-traded organization generated gains of 0.09% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 23 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 1 have given an underperform rating, 0 has given a sell rating, and 4 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 23 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $118.68. Moreover, individual price targets range between $107.00-$133.00. With its recent move to $120.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will gain by 7.45% in one year.
Updates from PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) SEC Form 4
This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.10% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A CEO, AMENA at PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Oct 31. Similarly, Khan Mehmood sold 97,380 shares of the organization’s stock at $110.09 apiece and racked up $10,720,144 in earnings from the sale. Now, Khan Mehmood holds 75,995 shares of the company following the exchange. A Vice Chair,EVP,CSO,Global R&D of the organization named Khan Mehmood, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Oct 22 that managed to be worth $7,812,544 from the sale of 70,915 common shares at a price of $110.17 per individual share.
PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) Results in the Pipeline
The next scheduled release of financial results for PepsiCo, Inc. will be for the Dec-18 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $1.49. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $19,518.80 million.
Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $19,524.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $1.49. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $16,485.00 million with $1.59 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $16,090.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $1.61.
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) experienced a drop of -0.02% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That drove the price to $125.74 per share, as observed on March 4th, 2019, at a time when the total trading volume reached 3,451,837 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 5.51M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $140.71.
Pricing Indications for United Technologies Corporation (UTX)
This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.91 in the last year. In the most recent trading session, the daily high was $127.4, bringing the per-share value -0.02% high its 52-week high and about -12.77% more expensive than its 52-week low. Meanwhile, it gained 116.52 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -0.47% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) In-Depth Brokerage Insights
We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 7 have a Buy rating, 5 have an outperform rating, while 8 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.10, based on information from Thomson Reuters.
UTX Stock Value Potential
In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 126.34 up from its 200 day moving average, while also 8.10% up when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $120.00-$185.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 109.42B. After the trading day started off at the price of $125.74, these shares nearly bottomed out at its low price of $125.1 and nearly peaked at $127.4 as its full-day high price. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $125.77. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.10%, and the Beta factor is now 1.19. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 61.54.
United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) Analyst Points of Focus
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) has found itself inside of JP Morgan’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was upgraded to Overweight, compared to its previous rating of Neutral by JP Morgan, as garnered from a news report on Friday February 22nd, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by RBC Capital Mkts’s on Friday January 4th, 2019. The brokerage decided to downgrade UTX to Sector Perform from its previous rating of Outperform.