Private Asset Management Decreased Diageo Plc New (DEO) Position By $11.05 Million; Brf Brasil Foods SA (BRFS) Shorts Down By 3.14%

Brf Brasil Foods SA (NYSE:BRFS) had a decrease of 3.14% in short interest. BRFS’s SI was 8.00 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 3.14% from 8.25 million shares previously. With 1.89M avg volume, 4 days are for Brf Brasil Foods SA (NYSE:BRFS)’s short sellers to cover BRFS’s short positions. The SI to Brf Brasil Foods SA’s float is 1.28%. The stock decreased 2.87% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $9.15. About 1.76M shares traded. BRF S.A. (NYSE:BRFS) has declined 2.88% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.58% the S&P500.

Private Asset Management Inc decreased Diageo Plc New (DEO) stake by 87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Private Asset Management Inc sold 11,053 shares as Diageo Plc New (DEO)’s stock rose 5.26%. The Private Asset Management Inc holds 1,652 shares with $1.65M value, down from 12,705 last quarter. Diageo Plc New now has $80.49 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $140.5. About 255,493 shares traded. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has risen 12.82% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.

BRF S.A. focuses on raising, producing, and slaughtering poultry and pork in Brazil, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company has market cap of $7.66 billion. The firm also processes, produces and sells fresh meat, processed foods, pasta, sauce, mayonnaise, frozen vegetables and soybean by-products. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s product portfolio comprise whole chickens and frozen cuts of chicken, turkey, and pork; ham products, bologna, sausages, frankfurters, and other smoked products; hamburgers, breaded meat products, and meatballs; lasagnas, pizzas, cheese breads, pies, and frozen vegetables; margarine, sauces and mayonnaise; and soy meal and refined soy flour, and animal feed.

Among 6 analysts covering BRF S.A. (NYSE:BRFS), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. BRF S.A. has $15 highest and $14 lowest target. $14’s average target is 53.01% above currents $9.15 stock price. BRF S.A. had 11 analyst reports since September 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, October 5. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Wednesday, September 16. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 30 by Bank of America. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, May 26. JP Morgan upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $14 target in Tuesday, May 31 report. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of BRFS in report on Friday, January 29 to “Buy” rating. Citigroup upgraded the shares of BRFS in report on Thursday, October 8 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, January 9 by JP Morgan.

Among 26 analysts covering Diageo (NYSE:DEO), 16 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Diageo has $157.0 highest and $108.63 lowest target. $139.21’s average target is -0.92% below currents $140.5 stock price. Diageo had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Berenberg. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, July 31 report. Investec upgraded the shares of DEO in report on Thursday, August 6 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, November 20. Liberum Capital initiated Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) on Monday, October 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, November 28. Bernstein upgraded the shares of DEO in report on Friday, July 28 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale on Monday, June 27 to “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Shore Capital on Wednesday, September 23. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 31 by Kepler Cheuvreux.

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