Research Ratings: GameStop Corp. (GME), Newell Brands Inc. (NWL)

Marco Green
February 24, 2018

On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". The institutional investor held 53,910 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.11 million, up from 44,960 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The Kraft Heinz Company has 10 buy ratings, 4 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -28.8% from its high of $95.00 to a $84.63 billion market value through last close. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $36.47. Maverick Capital Ltd holds 3.79% or 7.00 million shares in its portfolio. It has outperformed by 22.53% the S&P500. Parkside Investments LLC bought a new position in shares of Newell Brands in the 3rd quarter worth $107,000. Newell Brands's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 42.59%.

Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) opened at $26.80 on Friday. It has underperformed by 4.76% the S&P500. Raymond James upgraded Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL). Citigroup reported 513,778 shares. They expect $2.72 EPS, up 29.52% or $0.62 from last year's $2.1 per share. Newell Brands Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.23 on 3/15/18, Barrick Gold Corp. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.03 on 3/15/18, and Andeavor will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.59 on 3/15/18. The shares price showing change of -13.56% so far this year and performed with flow of -43.47% during recent year.

Among 20 analysts covering Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL), it holds price to book ratio of 1.03 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. Therefore 45% are positive. BMO Capital Markets decreased their target price on shares of Newell Brands to $25.00 and set a "market perform" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, January 26th. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of NWL in report on Thursday, November 2 to "Neutral" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $146 target in Thursday, April 27 report. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Telsey Advisory Group. (NYSE:NWL) on Tuesday, July 21 with "Buy" rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $60.0 target in Monday, September 4 report. The firm has "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 71 investors sold NWL shares while 188 reduced holdings. Teacher Retirement Of Texas accumulated 6,580 shares.

According to Zacks, "With the recent acceleration of the transformation plan, Newell Brands anticipates to be better positioned in the dynamic retail landscape with its leading brands, excellent marketing, innovation and solid e-commerce capabilities". Newell Brands had a negative return on equity of 1.26% and a negative net margin of 1.12%. (NYSE:NWL) for 59 shares. Stevens First Principles Inv Advisors has 0% invested in Newell Brands Inc.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. (NYSE:NWL). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Newell Brands Inc. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with "Buy".

Shares of Newell Brands (NWL) opened at $26.71 on Tuesday. Alexandria Capital Ltd Com has invested 1.86% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:NWL) rating on Friday, November 3. Its up 5.09% from 18.89M shares previously. Riverhead Mngmt Ltd holds 0.02% or 11,738 shares in its portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv has invested 0.01% in Newell Brands Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q3 2017.

In the liquidity ratio analysis; current ratio was 1.5 while Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.9. It increased, as 77 investors sold T shares while 609 reduced holdings. 19,504 were reported by Texas Permanent School Fund. Oakbrook Investments Ltd Llc, Illinois-based fund reported 18,850 shares. (NYSE:T). Aperio Gp Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.75% in AT&T Inc. Taurus Asset stated it has 39,674 shares or 1.46% of all its holdings. Pinnacle Associates Ltd holds 0.12% or 150,766 shares. Art Advsrs Limited Liability has 10,400 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited Liability Company reported 0.04% stake. 21,436 were reported by Paradigm Capital Management Ny. Tudor Inv Et Al holds 0.09% or 81,926 shares in its portfolio. Therefore 80% are positive. Boeing had 103 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Generally, shareholders love stocks with a low price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 27 by Maxim Group. As per Sunday, November 5, the company rating was maintained by Forward View Consulting. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 20.

Although market capitalization is key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it. The company was initiated on Wednesday, December 16 by Jefferies.

Community Trust & Investment Co, which manages about $931.42 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 30,178 shares to 415,076 shares, valued at $30.92 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in United Financial Bancorp Inc. Ledyard Retail Bank invested in 0.08% or 14,990 shares.

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The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 9.1%. The insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $2.42M.

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