US Foods Holding Corp. (USFD) Reaches $31.27 After 4.00% Up Move; Shorts at Toll Brothers (TOL) Raised By 9.19%

February 15, 2018 - By Louis Casey

The stock of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.27% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $31.27. About 2.55M shares traded. US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $6.71B company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $32.52 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:USFD worth $268.52M more.

Toll Brothers Incorporated (NYSE:TOL) had an increase of 9.19% in short interest. TOL’s SI was 8.78 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 9.19% from 8.04 million shares previously. With 1.94M avg volume, 5 days are for Toll Brothers Incorporated (NYSE:TOL)’s short sellers to cover TOL’s short positions. The SI to Toll Brothers Incorporated’s float is 5.84%. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $46.47. About 301,670 shares traded. Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) has risen 41.46% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.42 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.35 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 24 investors sold Toll Brothers, Inc. shares while 100 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 132.98 million shares or 1.50% more from 131.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Clearbridge Ltd Co invested in 775,170 shares. Strategic Wealth Advsr Grp Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.07% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Metropolitan Life Communication New York holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) for 146,329 shares. Jane Street Group Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 5,540 shares. Dreman Value Management L L C reported 902 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 139,843 shares. Blair William & Il invested in 0.02% or 57,540 shares. Moreover, Glg Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) for 8,423 shares. Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Llc invested in 323,900 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Great Lakes Advsr Ltd Company reported 0.14% stake. Advisory Svcs Networks Limited Liability Com reported 0% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Salem Inv Counselors Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Howe & Rusling has invested 0% in Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL). Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability accumulated 128 shares. Korea Investment holds 128,700 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Toll Brothers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, builds, markets, and arranges finance for detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The company has market cap of $7.14 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Traditional Home Building and City Living. It has a 14.67 P/E ratio. It also manufactures and sells homes in urban infill markets under the Toll Brothers City Living name.

Since August 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $6.98 million activity. $392,742 worth of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) was sold by Hartman Richard T. on Tuesday, October 31. The insider MARBACH CARL B sold 12,900 shares worth $515,550. On Monday, January 8 SICREE JOSEPH R sold $231,681 worth of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) or 4,500 shares. Connor Martin P. sold 12,000 shares worth $621,907. Shares for $520,806 were sold by Yearley Douglas C. Jr.. 16,000 shares were sold by GARVEY CHRISTINE, worth $813,102 on Friday, January 5. 25,000 shares were sold by SHAPIRO PAUL E, worth $1.29 million.

Among 28 analysts covering Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Toll Brothers had 78 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by JMP Securities on Monday, January 25 to “Mkt Perform”. M Partners maintained Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) on Wednesday, February 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) earned “Equalweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, April 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) on Thursday, February 23 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 11. The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, July 11 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 26 by Wood. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 14.

Among 6 analysts covering US Foods (NYSE:USFD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. US Foods had 12 analyst reports since December 9, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 9 by Goldman Sachs. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. The stock of US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Pivotal Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. As per Friday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Pivotal Research maintained it with “Hold” rating and $29 target in Wednesday, May 10 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of USFD in report on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE:USFD) rating on Thursday, May 11. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $32 target.

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 $6.71 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 26.77 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as USF Holding Corp. and changed its name to US Foods Holding Corp. in February 2016.

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