Pinnacle Foods INC Del (PF) Market Valuation Rose While Jana Partners LLC Upped Stake by $315.89 Million

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.16 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 38 investors sold PF shares while 110 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 107.06 million shares or 2.82% less from 110.17 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Supplemental Annuity Collective Of Nj owns 12,000 shares. Automobile Association stated it has 0.4% in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). First Republic Inv Management invested in 0% or 5,058 shares. Huntington Natl Bank reported 183 shares. Tower Research Llc (Trc) holds 777 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager Lp has invested 0.02% in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Deutsche Financial Bank Ag accumulated 1.40 million shares. Vertex One Asset Management invested in 100,000 shares. Northern Trust Corporation owns 0.01% invested in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) for 825,470 shares. American Century Companies has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). 3.10 million are held by Citadel Limited Liability Com. Magnetar Limited Company accumulated 2.70M shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al holds 16,400 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Kbc Grp Nv has invested 0.01% in Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF). Laurion LP owns 3,650 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Jana Partners Llc increased its stake in Pinnacle Foods Inc Del (PF) by 90.68% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jana Partners Llc bought 4.86 million shares as the company’s stock rose 5.59% with the market. The hedge fund held 10.22 million shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $664.86M, up from 5.36 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jana Partners Llc who had been investing in Pinnacle Foods Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $ market cap company. The stock decreased 100.00% or $66.66 during the last trading session, reaching $0. About 15.06M shares traded or 1945.42% up from the average. Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has risen 13.13% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.49% the S&P500.

Jana Partners Llc, which manages about $11.37B and $3.78B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Autodesk Inc (NASDAQ:ADSK) by 372,249 shares to 892,833 shares, valued at $117.04M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM) by 70,725 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 539,868 shares, and cut its stake in Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK).

More notable recent Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Conagra (NYSE:CAG)’s Acquisition Of Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF): What You Need To Know – Benzinga” on June 27, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Pfizer Presents Positive 26-Week Data For PF-05280586, A Potential Biosimilar To Rituximab, At The American Society Of Hematology Annual Meeting – Business Wire” published on December 02, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Jana’s 13F Shows New Stakes in Exact Sciences (EXAS), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Exits Facebook (FB) (More…) – StreetInsider.com” on November 14, 2018. More interesting news about Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Pinnacle Foods issues preliminary results – Seeking Alpha” published on October 09, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Some Perspective On A Possible Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF) Buyout – Benzinga” with publication date: April 20, 2018.

Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Pinnacle Foods (NYSE:PF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Pinnacle Foods had 11 analyst reports since June 21, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, June 27, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, June 29. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, August 3. PiperJaffray downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 24 report. As per Friday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Thursday, June 28. As per Tuesday, October 16, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 2. On Thursday, June 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Hold”. The stock of Pinnacle Foods Inc. (NYSE:PF) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 27 by William Blair.

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