Country Trust Bank Has Lifted Its Philip Morris International (PM) Stake; Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) Covered By 8 Bullish Analysts Last Week

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Among 10 analysts covering Keysight Technologies Inc (NYSE:KEYS), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Keysight Technologies Inc had 41 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, August 17 by Goldman Sachs. As per Thursday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 20 report. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, April 6 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, June 16 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, April 5. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 7 report. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 31 by Credit Suisse. See Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) latest ratings:

09/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $55 New Target: $62 Maintain
09/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $54 New Target: $57 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $52 New Target: $60 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $53 New Target: $56 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $50 New Target: $52 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $49.5 New Target: $54 Maintain
07/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $54.0 Maintain

Country Trust Bank increased Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) stake by 23.22% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Country Trust Bank acquired 12,110 shares as Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)’s stock declined 7.57%. The Country Trust Bank holds 64,268 shares with $6.79 million value, up from 52,158 last quarter. Philip Morris International Inc. now has $126.22B valuation. The stock decreased 2.17% or $1.8 during the last trading session, reaching $81.2. About 6.56 million shares traded or 2.92% up from the average. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has declined 13.93% since May 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.48% the S&P500.

Keysight Technologies, Inc. provides electronic design and test solutions to communications and electronics industries in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $10.06 billion. The Company’s Communications Solutions Group segment provides radio frequency and microwave test instruments and related software, and electronic design automation software tools; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; optical modulation analyzers, component analyzers, power meters, and laser source products, as well as optical amplifier, filter, and other passive component solutions; and related software solutions. It has a 114.13 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Electronic Industrial Solutions Group segment offers design tools; design verification solutions; and general purpose test and measurement products, such as digital multi-meters, function generators, waveform synthesizers, counters, data acquisition products, audio analyzers, LCR Meters, thermal imaging solutions, low-cost USB modular units, precision source measurement units, ultra-high precision device current analyzers, test executive software platforms, and a range of power supplies.

The stock increased 1.04% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $53.64. About 1.80M shares traded or 91.96% up from the average. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) has risen 40.58% since May 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.03% the S&P500.

More news for Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Ixia, a Keysight Business, Enables VMware NSX Partners to Accelerate Testing and Reduce Certification Time from …” on May 09, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Keysight First to Market with End-to-End 5G NR-Ready Channel Emulation Solutions” and published on April 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 0.93 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 26 investors sold Keysight Technologies, Inc. shares while 97 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 162.12 million shares or 0.80% more from 160.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans invested 0.09% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). The Netherlands-based Shell Asset Management Co has invested 0.02% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). Pennsylvania-based Pitcairn has invested 0.02% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). State Street Corp has invested 0.02% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). Mutual Of America Mgmt Llc, New York-based fund reported 152,503 shares. Pcj Counsel Limited holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) for 44,090 shares. Amalgamated Comml Bank holds 37,344 shares. 8,618 are owned by Df Dent &. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board owns 49,200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement reported 260,112 shares. The Massachusetts-based Numeric Invsts Limited Liability has invested 0% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). Duncker Streett Co, a Missouri-based fund reported 700 shares. Moreover, Saturna Capital Corporation has 0.64% invested in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) for 506,179 shares. Cipher Limited Partnership reported 0.05% in Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS). Hanson Doremus Inv Mgmt, a Vermont-based fund reported 175 shares.

Country Trust Bank decreased Schlumberger Limited Common (NYSE:SLB) stake by 28,724 shares to 367,617 valued at $24.77 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Cardinal Health Inc. Common (NYSE:CAH) stake by 5,999 shares and now owns 203,551 shares. Qualcomm Inc. Common (NASDAQ:QCOM) was reduced too.

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Philip Morris adjusts full-year guidance” on May 09, 2018, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “A Look At The Fair Value Of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM)” published on April 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Philip Morris International: Would You Buy And Hold For The Next 10 Years?” on May 07, 2018. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Philip Morris: No Dividend Cut Coming” published on April 23, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Phillip Morris International Inc. Has Been Smoked, But It May Be Time To Light Up Again” with publication date: April 25, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 74 investors sold PM shares while 467 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 493 raised stakes. 1.09 billion shares or 0.42% less from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Outfitter Advsr has invested 0.12% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Moreover, Bridges Invest Management has 0.84% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Riggs Asset Managment Comm stated it has 750 shares. Moreover, Dimensional Fund LP has 0.12% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Spears Abacus Ltd Com reported 7,864 shares. First Hawaiian Fincl Bank reported 2,669 shares. The Michigan-based World Asset has invested 0.43% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Birmingham Management Al owns 4,525 shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Lvm Management Ltd Mi holds 53,192 shares or 1.27% of its portfolio. Hendley And holds 15,196 shares. Callahan Limited Com has 0.13% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Klingenstein Fields Co Limited Liability owns 46,533 shares. Stralem And Com invested in 2.72% or 151,360 shares. Girard Partners Limited has 36,338 shares for 0.74% of their portfolio. Minnesota-based Us Bancorporation De has invested 0.41% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM).

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