BidaskScore Reports Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG) Upgrade; US Foods Holding (USFD) Shorts Up By 2.87%

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US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD) had an increase of 2.87% in short interest. USFD’s SI was 3.83 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 2.87% from 3.72 million shares previously. With 1.55M avg volume, 3 days are for US Foods Holding Corp (NYSE:USFD)’s short sellers to cover USFD’s short positions. The SI to US Foods Holding Corp’s float is 1.77%. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $40.1. About 498,721 shares traded. US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has risen 5.55% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.55% the S&P500. Some Historical USFD News: 15/05/2018 – Hoplite Capital Management Buys 1.2% of US Foods Holding; 15/03/2018 – US Foods Presents Strategy Update and Mid-Term Outlook at Investor Day; 15/05/2018 – US FOODS HOLDING CORP USFD.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TO OVERWEIGHT FROM EQUAL-WEIGHT; 08/05/2018 – US Foods Holding 1Q Independent Restaurant Case Volume Increased 4.3%; 08/05/2018 – US Foods Holding 1Q Net $67M; 08/05/2018 – US Foods Holding Expects FY18 Total Case Volume Growth of 1%; 08/05/2018 – US FOODS HOLDING CORP – “OUTLOOK FOR INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTS AND THE OVERALL INDUSTRY REMAINS STRONG”; 17/05/2018 – US Foods Holding Favored by 6 Hedge Funds, 13Fs Show; 22/05/2018 – US Foods Employees ‘Spring into Service’ to Support Chicagoland Charities; 15/03/2018 – US FOODS HOLDING CORP – THREE-YEAR PLAN TARGETS 8-10% ADJUSTED EBITDA GROWTH

Trading of Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG)‘s shares is going to be interesting today. BidaskScore upped the stock to a “Hold”.

Since November 26, 2019, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $74,894 activity. Shares for $74,894 were bought by SANFORD LINDA S on Tuesday, November 26.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. provides advertising and marketing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.64 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Integrated Agency Networks and Constituency Management Group. It has a 13.27 P/E ratio. It offers consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations, and specialized communications disciplines.

More notable recent The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Should You Think About Buying The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) Now? – Yahoo Finance” on December 01, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “IPG Team Selected as Global Marketing Agency for LATAM Airlines – GlobeNewswire” published on November 22, 2019, Prnewswire.com published: “R/GA Ventures and Interpublic Group Introduce the R/GA Data Venture Studio – PRNewswire” on November 07, 2019. More interesting news about The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Weber Shandwick and United Minds Introduce Cultural Vigilance Suite of Services to Help Boards and CEOs Assess Culture and Mitigate Risk – PRNewswire” published on December 03, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Top 5 Buys of John Rogers’ Ariel Investment – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: November 18, 2019.

The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $22.27. About 1.65M shares traded. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has risen 3.15% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.15% the S&P500. Some Historical IPG News: 03/05/2018 – Weber Shandwick Celebrates Wins Across 10 Categories with Clients at 2018 North America SABRE Awards; 29/03/2018 – Huge Transitions to New Global Leadership; 15/05/2018 – McCann Health Wins One Show’s First-Ever Health Best of Discipline Award for Immunity Charm™ Campaign; 16/03/2018 – PRWeek Names Weber Shandwick Agency of the Year for Fourth Consecutive Year at 2018 U.S. Awards; 05/03/2018 34% of Generation Z Social Media Users Have Quit Social Media Entirely; 30/04/2018 – McCann Worldgroup Sweeps 2018 APAC Effie Awards; 20/04/2018 – FCB Health and Area 23 Make History at the 2018 Manny Awards; 19/03/2018 – James Ward Named President At McCann Detroit; 08/03/2018 – Weber Shandwick and SellersEaston Support Vital Voices, a Global Partnership for Empowering Women, with VoiceUp Series; 26/03/2018 – MRM//McCann Again Named a Leader in a Gartner Magic Quadrant Report

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q2 2019. Its up 0.24, from 1.04 in 2019Q1. It improved, as 41 investors sold The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. shares while 146 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 136 raised stakes. 368.13 million shares or 1.96% less from 375.50 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0.02% or 822,258 shares. Natl Bank Of America Corporation De invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). M&T Commercial Bank holds 62,736 shares. Marshall Wace Llp has invested 0.02% in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). Jpmorgan Chase And Co holds 0.01% or 1.33 million shares. Brandes Investment Partners L P owns 82,549 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt System has invested 0.01% in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability accumulated 536,468 shares. 4,731 are held by Synovus Fincl. River Road Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.77% in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) or 1.75 million shares. Investec Asset Ltd holds 0% or 11,771 shares in its portfolio. Charles Schwab Mgmt reported 2.48 million shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). Numerixs Technology Inc holds 0.06% or 9,800 shares in its portfolio. Guardian Life Insur Of America has 1,120 shares.

Among 2 analysts covering Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Interpublic Group of Companies has $2800 highest and $2300 lowest target. $25.67’s average target is 15.27% above currents $22.27 stock price. Interpublic Group of Companies had 5 analyst reports since July 24, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) on Monday, November 4 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) to report earnings on February, 12. They expect $0.82 earnings per share, down 7.87% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.89 per share. IPG’s profit will be $318.02 million for 6.79 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual earnings per share reported by The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 67.35% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering US Foods Holding (NYSE:USFD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. US Foods Holding has $5100 highest and $4200 lowest target. $47.50’s average target is 18.45% above currents $40.1 stock price. US Foods Holding had 6 analyst reports since September 12, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 3 by Bank of America. Buckingham Research maintained US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) rating on Thursday, September 12. Buckingham Research has “Buy” rating and $5100 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 12 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $4200 target in Thursday, September 12 report.

US Foods Holding Corp., through its subsidiary, US Foods, Inc., markets and distributes fresh, frozen, and dry food and non-food products to foodservice clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.80 billion. The Company’s clients include independently owned single and multi-unit restaurants, regional concepts, national restaurant chains, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels and motels, country clubs, government and military organizations, colleges and universities, and retail locations. It has a 22.35 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as USF Holding Corp. and changed its name to US Foods Holding Corp. in February 2016.

More notable recent US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Hedge Funds Warming Up To US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD)? – Yahoo Finance” on November 29, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “US Foods Holding (USFD) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript – The Motley Fool” published on November 06, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “US Foods Q3 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on November 04, 2019. More interesting news about US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “U.S. Foods +7% after strong full-year guide – Seeking Alpha” published on November 05, 2019 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “US Foods Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings – Business Wire” with publication date: November 05, 2019.

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