Institutional Investing Sentiment Among Consumer Non-Cyclical Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog looks at institutional investor sentiment in large cap Consumer Non-Cyclical stocks.

  • The Procter + Gamble Company (NYSE:PG): Institutional investors bought 76,567,960 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -89,746,240 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of -13,178,280 shares. The shares recently traded at $61.92 and the company’s market capitalization is $172,836,900,000. About the company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): Institutional investors bought 47,660,060 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -69,596,410 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of -21,936,350 shares. The shares recently traded at $68.81 and the company’s market capitalization is $157,523,600,000. About the company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): Institutional investors bought 57,865,660 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -63,001,700 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of -5,136,040 shares. The shares recently traded at $72.35 and the company’s market capitalization is $128,667,900,000. About the company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): Institutional investors bought 88,009,890 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -83,034,800 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 4,975,090 shares. The shares recently traded at $63.89 and the company’s market capitalization is $101,112,700,000. About the company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • Unilever plc (ADR) (NYSE:UL): Institutional investors bought 13,726,790 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -20,066,380 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of -6,339,590 shares. The shares recently traded at $32.38 and the company’s market capitalization is $97,532,685,875. About the company: Unilever PLC manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  • Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN): Institutional investors bought 25,378,630 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -15,968,090 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 9,410,540 shares. The shares recently traded at $32.75 and the company’s market capitalization is $97,532,685,875. About the company: Unilever NV manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  • Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ADR) (NYSE:BUD): Institutional investors bought 15,126,430 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -12,957,580 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 2,168,850 shares. The shares recently traded at $58.50 and the company’s market capitalization is $94,842,220,000. About the company: Anheuser-Busch InBev NV brews beer. The Company manufactures ale, lager, stout, and bitter beer. Anheuser-Busch InBev owns brands that are both nationally and internationally prominent. The Company has production plants in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
  • British American Tobacco (ADR) (AMEX:BTI): Institutional investors bought 4,382,380 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -1,317,430 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 3,064,950 shares. The shares recently traded at $93.42 and the company’s market capitalization is $92,205,833,183. About the company: British American Tobacco PLC is the holding company for a group of companies that manufacture, market and sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.
  • Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (ADR) (NYSE:ABV): Institutional investors bought 39,897,310 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -38,062,490 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 1,834,820 shares. The shares recently traded at $30.46 and the company’s market capitalization is $85,220,405,829. About the company: Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) produces beer, soft drinks, teas, mineral water, and sports drinks. The Company’s main brands are Antarctica, Brahma, and Skol. AmBev is the sole distributor of Pepsi products in Brazil.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): Institutional investors bought 97,596,930 shares of this company in the last quarter and sold -81,991,770 shares over the same period. This represents a net institutional investment of 15,605,160 shares. The shares recently traded at $34.59 and the company’s market capitalization is $60,804,940,000. About the company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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