As Apple INC (Call) (AAPL) Stock Price Rose, Jump Trading LLC Has Trimmed by $5.74 Million Its Stake

January 23, 2018 - By reb123z

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. 2.97 billion shares or 2.78% less from 3.06 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cornerstone invested in 14,383 shares or 1.53% of the stock. Community Bancorp Na invested in 1.75% or 103,294 shares. Usa Portformulas reported 1.69% stake. Beese Fulmer Invest Inc holds 2.36% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 67,190 shares. Bartlett And Lc stated it has 460,370 shares or 2.97% of all its holdings. Quantbot Tech Ltd Partnership holds 0.79% or 53,712 shares in its portfolio. The California-based Kcm Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 2.39% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Menlo Advsr Lc holds 24,815 shares. First Foundation holds 1.01% or 115,587 shares in its portfolio. Northeast Inv Mgmt reported 283,172 shares or 3.86% of all its holdings. Augustine Asset holds 79,413 shares or 7.82% of its portfolio. Park Natl Oh accumulated 250,655 shares. 1832 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.91% or 1.71 million shares. De Burlo Gru Inc reported 133,691 shares stake. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 1.67% or 2.45 million shares.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $93.68 million activity. Riccio Daniel J. sold 15,641 shares worth $2.73M. SCHILLER PHILIP W also sold $8.79 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, October 3. Srouji Johny sold $1.70 million worth of stock or 10,469 shares. Shares for $9.98M were sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG on Monday, August 7. SEWELL D BRUCE also sold $5.00 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, August 7. $5.52M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by LEVINSON ARTHUR D.

Jump Trading Llc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (Call) (AAPL) by 32.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jump Trading Llc sold 37,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 78,900 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.16M, down from 116,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jump Trading Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $900.41 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.82% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $177. About 27.11 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $3.75 earnings per share, up 11.61 % or $0.39 from last year’s $3.36 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $19.08B for 11.80 P/E if the $3.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.07 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 81.16 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Monday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) and …” on January 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “$2000 iPhone? – The Weight Of Memory – Part 2” published on January 22, 2018, Fool.com published: “Apple, Inc. Earnings: Why I’m Watching Guidance” on January 19, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Apple: Hope For A ‘Normal’ Dividend Hike” published on January 22, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Apple Inc.’s iPhone X is a Hit in China” with publication date: January 19, 2018.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Ratings Coverage

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 39 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Apple Inc. has $220.0 highest and $11 lowest target. $171.19’s average target is -3.28% below currents $177 stock price. Apple Inc. had 352 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Instinet to “Neutral”. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. RBC Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, July 27 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 31. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, July 24. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Deutsche Bank. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 6 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, January 27 report. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 19 report.

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