Chilton Investment Co Has Raised By $24.65 Million Its Xylem (XYL) Holding; Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Sentiment Is 1.28

December 7, 2017 - By wolcottdaily

Chilton Investment Co Llc increased Xylem Inc (XYL) stake by 83.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Chilton Investment Co Llc acquired 448,212 shares as Xylem Inc (XYL)’s stock rose 8.81%. The Chilton Investment Co Llc holds 983,214 shares with $54.50M value, up from 535,002 last quarter. Xylem Inc now has $12.21 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $67.98. About 1.08M shares traded or 27.60% up from the average. Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) has risen 20.76% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.06% the S&P500.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates restaurants primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.13 billion. The firm also produces cheesecakes and other baked products for foodservice operators, retailers, and distributors. It has a 17.75 P/E ratio. As of March 2, 2017, it operated 208 casual dining restaurants, including 194 under The Cheesecake Factory mark, 13 under the Grand Lux Cafe mark, and 1 currently under the Rock Sugar Pan Asian Kitchen mark; and 15 The Cheesecake Factory branded restaurants in the Middle East, China, and Mexico under licensing agreements.

Analysts await The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, down 20.90% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.67 per share. CAKE’s profit will be $23.34M for 22.76 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.56 actual earnings per share reported by The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.36% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Cheesecake Factory’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Cheesecake Factory, 3 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $59.0 while the high is $61.0. The stock’s average target of $60 is 24.33% above today’s ($48.26) share price. CAKE was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 27, 2016. The stock of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Maxim Group. The stock of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) earned “Underperform” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, January 4. Argus Research upgraded The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) on Tuesday, November 15 to “Buy” rating. Telsey Advisory upgraded The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) rating on Wednesday, November 9. Telsey Advisory has “Outperform” rating and $61.0 target.

Crystal Rock Capital Management holds 2.02% of its portfolio in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated for 62,152 shares. Long Road Investment Counsel Llc owns 47,079 shares or 1.74% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hendershot Investments Inc. has 1.58% invested in the company for 69,805 shares. The Virginia-based Outfitter Advisors Ltd. has invested 1.09% in the stock. Trust Investment Advisors, a Indiana-based fund reported 20,215 shares.

The stock decreased 2.72% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $48.26. About 1.22 million shares traded. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE) has risen 21.63% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.93% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.34, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 43 investors sold XYL shares while 150 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 148.32 million shares or 1.33% more from 146.38 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Geneva Advisors Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). United Kingdom-based Jupiter Asset Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.68% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Nuance Investments Lc has invested 0.46% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Quantitative Ltd Co invested 0.11% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). D E Shaw & Communication invested in 150,222 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 13,500 were accumulated by Pennsylvania Company. Assetmark reported 0% stake. Amica Mutual Insurance holds 9,086 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 0.01% or 19,450 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj & Corporation invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Patten Patten Tn invested in 0.07% or 11,550 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui has invested 0.04% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Cibc Asset Management invested in 0.01% or 17,671 shares. Parsons Ri has 22,120 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards And Com invested 0.03% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL).

Among 19 analysts covering Xylem (NYSE:XYL), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Xylem had 61 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 29 with “Hold”. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 31. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, October 5. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, April 5. As per Friday, February 19, the company rating was initiated by Janney Capital. Barclays Capital maintained Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) on Monday, November 2 with “Equal Weight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Seaport Global on Thursday, January 21 to “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, August 1.

Chilton Investment Co Llc decreased Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) stake by 103,460 shares to 842,113 valued at $69.63 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) stake by 130,419 shares and now owns 313,260 shares. Brown Forman Corp (NYSE:BF.B) was reduced too.

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