Somerset Group Lowered Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) Holding by $1.25 Million; Stock Declined; Yum! Brands (YUM) Shareholder Meeder Asset Management Upped Position by $4.09 Million

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Meeder Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Yum! Brands Inc (YUM) by 958.95% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meeder Asset Management Inc bought 44,927 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 49,612 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $4.56 million, up from 4,685 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Yum! Brands Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $31.02B market cap company. The stock increased 0.63% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $101.4. About 1.19 million shares traded. YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) has risen 19.37% since April 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.00% the S&P500. Some Historical YUM News: 02/05/2018 – YUM: U.K. KFC SUPPLY DISRUPTION CUT 1% FROM SAME-STORE SALES; 02/05/2018 – Yum Brands 1Q Rev $1.37B; 20/04/2018 – KFC Pairs New Crispy Colonel Sandwich With Famously Sun-Crisped George Hamilton To Launch Latest Menu Item; 01/05/2018 – Grubhub: 5 Interesting Details About the Yum Brands Deal — Barrons.com; 20/04/2018 – KFC Pairs New Crispy Colonel Sandwich With Famously Sun-Crisped George Hamilton To Launch Latest Menu ltem; 16/05/2018 – PIZZA HUT – CO, TELEPIZZA ANNOUNCE ALLIANCE TO ACCELERATE GROWTH ACROSS LATIN AMERICA (EXCLUDING BRAZIL), CARIBBEAN, SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND SWITZERLAND; 25/04/2018 – Yum! Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.36 Per Share; 16/05/2018 – Pizza Hut and Telepizza Group Announce Landmark International Growth Alliance; 16/05/2018 – Pizza Hut bets on LatAm, Caribbean with Telepizza franchise deal; 08/05/2018 – PIZZA HUT SAYS BEER DELIVERY PILOT PROGRAM IS EXPANDING TO NEARLY 100 STORES ACROSS ARIZONA AND CALIFORNIA IN MAY

Somerset Group Llc decreased its stake in Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) by 75.06% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Somerset Group Llc sold 59,537 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.42% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 19,777 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $432,000, down from 79,314 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Somerset Group Llc who had been investing in Weyerhaeuser Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $20.24B market cap company. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $27.17. About 3.94 million shares traded. Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) has declined 27.39% since April 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.76% the S&P500.

Analysts await Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.13 earnings per share, down 63.89% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.36 per share. WY’s profit will be $96.82 million for 52.25 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.10 actual earnings per share reported by Weyerhaeuser Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.00% EPS growth.

Since February 1, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $210,526 activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.54 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 0.86 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 100 investors sold WY shares while 342 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 553.73 million shares or 1.78% more from 544.04 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. C Worldwide Group A S stated it has 1.16M shares. Amalgamated Savings Bank owns 92,951 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Huntington National Bank owns 23,985 shares. 328 were accumulated by Tarbox Family Office Incorporated. Glenmede Na reported 0% stake. Norinchukin Natl Bank The holds 0.04% or 137,247 shares. Hbk Investments Limited Partnership reported 106,500 shares. Apg Asset Nv has invested 0.01% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). New England Private Wealth Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation owns 10,968 shares. Trust Department Mb Retail Bank N A stated it has 0% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). Aperio Group Lc, a California-based fund reported 355,796 shares. Massmutual Tru Commerce Fsb Adv accumulated 181 shares. 2,648 are held by San Francisco Sentry Inv Group (Ca). 5.84M were accumulated by Ameriprise Fin. Skba Cap Mngmt Lc invested in 0.79% or 222,900 shares.

Since October 15, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 9 sales for $9.16 million activity. Eaton Roger G. sold 44,823 shares worth $4.06 million. Another trade for 1,681 shares valued at $148,611 was sold by Skeans Tracy L. $67,050 worth of stock was sold by Catlett Scott on Thursday, December 6. 13,986 shares were sold by Creed Greg, worth $1.32M on Monday, February 11. Domier Tanya L bought $249,888 worth of stock or 2,652 shares. 2,889 shares were sold by Lowings Anthony, worth $259,808.

Meeder Asset Management Inc, which manages about $3.85B and $1.12B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc (NYSE:CFR) by 26,132 shares to 6,732 shares, valued at $592,000 in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:ILMN) by 11,135 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,047 shares, and cut its stake in Danaher Corp (NYSE:DHR).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.15, from 0.87 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 44 investors sold YUM shares while 244 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 202 raised stakes. 222.53 million shares or 5.77% more from 210.38 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Aqr Cap Limited Liability Company, a Connecticut-based fund reported 220,206 shares. Moreover, Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.04% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM). Tdam Usa Inc has 0.1% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 14,301 shares. Cypress Asset Mngmt Tx accumulated 22,765 shares. Cwm Lc holds 29,646 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Forbes J M And Llp holds 0.07% or 3,296 shares. Capital Guardian Trust holds 0.72% or 495,207 shares. Paragon Cap Ltd Liability Com holds 79,668 shares. 18,227 were reported by First Hawaiian Retail Bank. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 619,718 shares. Cambridge Rech Advsrs invested in 14,166 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Nbt Natl Bank N A reported 6,825 shares. 31,935 were accumulated by Private Advisor Group Incorporated Limited Liability Co. Moreover, Granite Investment Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) for 3,200 shares. Argent Tru stated it has 5,114 shares.

More notable recent YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Restaurant sales run positive in March – Seeking Alpha” on April 12, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “3 Things Yum China’s Management Wants You to Know – The Motley Fool” published on March 20, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Pizza M&A delivered up – Seeking Alpha” on April 11, 2019. More interesting news about YUM! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For March 19, 2019 – Benzinga” published on March 19, 2019 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Yum! Brands (YUM) Taco Bell Comps On Track For +4% – Longbow – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: April 02, 2019.

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