Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) Big Money Sentiment Index Falls in Q1 2018 to 0.92

June 29, 2018 - By Sarah Holford

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In 2018 Q1 Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) big money sentiment decreased to 0.92, according to SEC filings. So its down -0.35, from 2017Q4’s 1.27. 98 active investment managers increased or started new equity positions, while 107 sold and reduced their stock positions in Jack In The Box Inc so the sentiment turned negative. Funds own 27.91 million shares, up from 27.70 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Jack In The Box Inc in top 10 changed to 6 from 2 for an increase of 4. 41 Investors Sold All; 66 Reduced Holdings; 70 increased stakes while 28 active investment managers bought stakes.

Biggest Jack In The Box Inc Investors

Freshford Capital Management Llc owns 469,069 shares in Jack In The Box Inc as of 2018 Q1. Jack In The Box Inc’s shareholder Jana Partners Llc owns 2.15 million shares as of 2018 Q1. Furthermore, Falcon Point Capital Llc reported 152,526 shares in Jack In The Box Inc equivalent to 2.6% of its fund’s portfolio. The California-based fund Ascend Capital Llc have invested about 2.25% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in Jack In The Box Inc. The Connecticut-based fund Blue Harbour Group L.P. holds 667,000 shares or 1.98% of their fund’s portfolio.

Jack in the Box Inc. operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Eats fast-casual restaurants primarily in the United States.The company has $2.44 billion market cap. As of October 02, 2016, it operated and franchised approximately 2,255 Jack in the Box restaurants in 21 states and Guam; and approximately 699 Qdoba Mexican Eats restaurants in 47 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada.The P/E ratio is 20.38.

JACK is touching $85.94 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.70%.Jack in the Box Inc. has volume of 66,522 shares. Since June 29, 2017 JACK has declined 21.27% and is downtrending. JACK underperformed by 33.84% the S&P500.

On August, 8. Investors wait Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) to publish its quarterly earnings, RTT reports. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s earnings per share of $0.87. That’s down 12.12 % from last year’s $0.99 earnings per share. If earnings per share of $0.87 is announced the profit of JACK could be $24.74 million giving it 24.70 P/E. After $0.80 EPS report last quarter, Wall Street now sees 8.75 % EPS growth of Jack in the Box Inc..

Art Advisors Ltd Co holds 0.18% or 53,500 shs. Td Asset Mgmt holds 9,730 shs or 0% of its capital. Nomura Asset Mgmt accumulated 7,200 shs or 0.01% of the stock. Denver Invest Ltd Liability Corporation reported 6,320 shs. Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). 2,973 were accumulated by Hsbc Holding Public Ltd. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested 0.01% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Wellington Management Group Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 187,042 shs. Geode Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 264,384 shs. Jpmorgan Chase & has invested 0% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Susquehanna Int Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 85,975 shs or 0% of the stock. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Management holds 5,795 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Brant Point Management Ltd owns 113,717 shs or 0.7% of their US capital. First Mercantile Trust Company invested 0.02% of its capital in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). California State Teachers Retirement reported 0.01% of its capital in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK).

Jack in the Box Inc. registered $349,826 net activity with 0 insider purchases and 4 sales since February 23, 2018. GOEBEL DAVID had sold 1,521 shs worth $124,281 on Wednesday, May 23.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) Ratings Coverage

A total of 12 analysts rate Jack In The Box (NASDAQ:JACK) as follows: 7 “Buy”, 5 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 58% are bullish. (NASDAQ:JACK) has 19 ratings reports on 29 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Friday, January 19 the company was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, January 26 the rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Buy”. On Monday, March 26 Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of JACK in report to “Equal-Weight” rating. On Tuesday, March 6 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. In Wednesday, March 14 report Telsey Advisory maintained it with “Buy” rating and $105.0 target. On Thursday, February 22 the stock of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, January 16 Barclays Capital maintained Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, April 26 the stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 10. On Wednesday, March 21 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus.

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