Jeffrey Groves Insider Trade for 5,000 Shares of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (ORLY); Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Lowered Philip Morris Internati (PM) Stake By $957,042

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Philip Morris Internati (PM) stake by 0.79% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 8,622 shares as Philip Morris Internati (PM)’s stock rose 10.69%. The Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 1.09 million shares with $120.71M value, down from 1.10 million last quarter. Philip Morris Internati now has $169.00B valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $108.81. About 4.76M shares traded or 6.95% up from the average. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has risen 16.65% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500.

A calculated and judicious move was made by the SVP OF LEGAL & GENERAL COUNSEL of O Reilly Automotive Inc, Mr. Jeffrey Groves, a few days ago, when he unloaded a sizable amount company shares – 5,000, amounting to $1,350,000 US Dollars, which is based on a stock price of $270.0 per each share. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he unloaded another 10,000 shares worth $2,525,201 USD. This sell was pretty big one, so clearly it won’t go ignored. Right now, he holds a total of 214 shares or 0.0003% of the company’s total market cap.

Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.36 EPS, up 23.64% or $0.26 from last year’s $1.1 per share. PM’s profit will be $2.11 billion for 20.00 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by Philip Morris International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.09% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 55 investors sold PM shares while 524 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 452 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.12% more from 1.10 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kanawha Mngmt Limited Liability Co reported 0.41% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Ww Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.49% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Invest Centers Of America invested in 60,619 shares. Abner Herrman Brock Ltd accumulated 84,655 shares or 1.66% of the stock. Mariner Wealth Advsrs Lc stated it has 27,889 shares. Moreover, Century Companies has 0.3% invested in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Dsam (London) Limited stated it has 430,814 shares. Management Corporation Va holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) for 5,088 shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd accumulated 89,768 shares. Shamrock Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 371 shares. Moors And Cabot holds 26,090 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Asset Co Ltd owns 84,218 shares for 0.92% of their portfolio. Calamos Wealth Management has invested 0.66% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Tctc Lc reported 1.35% stake. Lipe Dalton owns 774 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Philip Morris International has $140.0 highest and $80 lowest target. $113.51’s average target is 4.32% above currents $108.81 stock price. Philip Morris International had 50 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 19 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to “Buy” on Monday, November 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vetr on Monday, August 24. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, October 20 with “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. As per Wednesday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, October 12. As per Tuesday, March 8, the company rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 20.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio increased Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) stake by 197,182 shares to 846,002 valued at $119.46M in 2017Q3. It also upped Graco Inc (NYSE:GGG) stake by 5,072 shares and now owns 108,820 shares. Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) was raised too.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $13.44 million activity. The insider Azinovic Drago sold 14,000 shares worth $1.62M. CAMILLERI LOUIS C sold $11.81 million worth of stock.

O??Reilly Automotive, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the retail of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States. The company has market cap of $23.15 billion. The firm provides new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, such as alternators, starters, fuel pumps, water pumps, brake system components, batteries, belts, hoses, temperature controls, chassis parts, driveline parts, and engine parts; maintenance items comprising oil, antifreeze products, fluids, filters, wiper blades, lighting products, engine additives, and appearance products; and accessories, such as floor mats, seat covers, and truck accessories. It has a 23.23 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores offer auto body paint and related materials, automotive tools, and professional service well-known provider service equipment.

Analysts await O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $2.77 EPS, up 6.95% or $0.18 from last year’s $2.59 per share. ORLY’s profit will be $235.53M for 24.58 P/E if the $2.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.22 actual EPS reported by O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.98% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 79 investors sold O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. shares while 194 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 71.25 million shares or 11.93% less from 80.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Polen Ltd Llc owns 2.67M shares or 4.63% of their US portfolio. Sfmg reported 0.15% of its portfolio in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY). First Natl Bank Of Omaha reported 27,932 shares stake. Exxonmobil Mgmt Tx holds 0.09% of its portfolio in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) for 16,073 shares. Prudential Public Limited Com holds 1,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Public Sector Pension Inv Board accumulated 9,969 shares. Voya Inv Mgmt Lc has 343,625 shares. Cibc Asset Management accumulated 15,089 shares. 1,675 were reported by Edgemoor Advsrs. Whittier holds 250 shares. Mcf Llc has 0% invested in O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) for 50 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Ltd Liability Corp, Georgia-based fund reported 2,934 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership stated it has 161,002 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Inc holds 0.05% or 334 shares. Blume Cap Management reported 50 shares stake.

The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $272.3. About 689,608 shares traded. O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) has declined 1.60% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.30% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. O’Reilly Automotive has $343 highest and $193 lowest target. $256.63’s average target is -5.75% below currents $272.3 stock price. O’Reilly Automotive had 65 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, October 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 28. Wolfe Research upgraded the shares of ORLY in report on Tuesday, April 12 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, January 18. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Friday, July 7. The firm has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, August 26. The stock of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Thursday, July 20.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $9.34 million activity. Shares for $2.53M were sold by Groves Jeffrey Lynn. On Thursday, August 3 the insider WOOTEN ROSALIE OREILLY sold $1.05M. $205,078 worth of O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY) shares were sold by JOHNSON RANDY. SHAW JEFF M had sold 10,000 shares worth $2.50M. FLETCHER JEREMY ADAM sold $382,500 worth of stock. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $986,993 was sold by OREILLY LAWRENCE P.

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