0.92 is Jack In The Box Inc’s (NASDAQ:JACK) Big Money Sentiment

June 29, 2018 - By Gwen Gough

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“Big money” Positions

“Big money sentiment for Jack In The Box Inc (NASDAQ:JACK) in Q1 2018 decreased to 0.92, according to Securities and Exchange Commission 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 trimmed positions in Jack In The Box Inc so the sentiment dropped. These funds own 27.91 million shares, that’s 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 holdings while 28 active investment managers bought holdings.

Significant Jack In The Box Inc Investors

As of Q1 2018 Freshford Capital Management Llc has 6.64% invested in Jack In The Box Inc. As of Q1 2018, 2.15 million shares of Jack In The Box Inc are owned by Jana Partners Llc. Falcon Point Capital Llc reported 152,526 shares. The California-based fund Ascend Capital Llc have invested about 2.25% of the active investment manager’s stock portfolio in Jack In The Box Inc. The Connecticut-based fund Blue Harbour Group L.P. looks positive on Jack In The Box Inc, having 667,000 shares.

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 firm is worth $2.44 billion. 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.20.38 is the P/E ratio.

Ticker’s shares touched $85.94 during the last trading session after 0.70% change.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 the S&P 500 by 33.84%.

Investors wait Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK)’s quarterly earnings on August, 8., according to Faxor. Analysts predict 12.12 % diference or $0.87 from the $0.99 EPS from 2017. This could be $24.74M profit for JACK assuming the current $0.87 earnings per share will become reality. Wall Street now predicts 8.75 % EPS growth despite Jack in the Box Inc. last quarter’s EPS of $0.80.

Boothbay Fund Management Ltd Company has 0.14% invested in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) for 14,288 shs. Vaughan Nelson Management Lp stated it has 0.37% of its capital in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). American Int Grp Incorporated owns 77,288 shs for 0.02% of their capital. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK). Menta Lc holds 0.14% or 7,700 shs in its capital. 667,000 were accumulated by Blue Harbour Group Limited Partnership. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio owns 10,351 shs for 0% of their capital. National Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its capital in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) for 992 shs. Millennium Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 1.04 million shs. 83,732 are held by Balyasny Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company. 2,973 are owned by Hsbc Holding Public Limited Com. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.01% of its capital in Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) for 4,492 shs. 10,191 were accumulated by Tudor Investment Et Al. 112,956 are owned by Bancorp Of America De. Jpmorgan Chase Com holds 0% or 43,750 shs in its capital.

Jack in the Box Inc. registered $349,826 net activity with 0 buys and 4 sales since February 23, 2018. 610 shs were sold by FOX VANESSA C, worth $55,510 on Friday, March 2.

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

In total 12 analysts cover Jack In The Box (NASDAQ:JACK). “Buy” rating has 7, “Sell” are 0, while 5 are “Hold”. 58% are bullish. 19 are the (NASDAQ:JACK)’s analyst reports since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, January 5 the rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. On Friday, June 1 the stock of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has “Buy” rating given by Oppenheimer. On Friday, January 26 the rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Buy”. On Tuesday, January 2 Robert W. Baird maintained Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) rating. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $122.0 target. On Tuesday, January 16 the firm has “Hold” rating by Barclays Capital given. In Thursday, March 29 report Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Tuesday, January 2 report SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $113.0 target. In Friday, January 19 report Goldman Sachs upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $109.0 target. On Thursday, February 22 the stock of Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) has “Buy” rating given by Oppenheimer. In Thursday, April 26 report UBS maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $95 target.

Another two news for Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) were briefly posted by: Seekingalpha.com on June 16, 2018 with title “Stocks To Watch: Don’t Sleep On Vienna”. The other Investorplace.com‘s article was titled “Do Not Be Fooled. Sonic Stock Is Just Not the Stock You Think It Is” and posted on June 28, 2018.

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