Northwest Investment Counselors LLC Lowers Stake in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Insiders sold a total of 128,412 shares of company stock worth $22,115,155 in the last three months. The institutional investor held 9,820 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $570,000, up from 3,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Moore Capital Management Lp who had been investing in American Tower Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $60.44B market cap company. The stock increased 1.64% or $3.2537 during the last trading session, reaching $201.0937. About 1.43M shares traded or 79.39% up from the average. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has risen 2.49% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.34% the S&P500.

Wedbush Securities Inc decreased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 2.96% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 911 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 78 shares during the last quarter. The stock increased 1.05% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $178.85. Cap Global Invsts accumulated 27.96M shares. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. About 27.11 million shares traded. The institutional investor held 48,730 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.51M, down from 66,988 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Apple by 9.4% in the second quarter. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating, thirty-seven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. FS Investment had 16 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Thornburg Investment Management Inc reported 0.49% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 3 by Bernstein. Finally, Vetr lowered shares of Apple from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $171.48 price objective on the a report on Monday, October 30th. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, September 30 by DA Davidson. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, July 17 by Deutsche Bank. Bank of America downgraded Apple from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and upped their price target for the company from $180.00 to $220.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W on Tuesday, October 3.

Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. lifted its holdings in Apple by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. They expect $3.75 earnings per share, up 11.61% or $0.39 from last year's $3.36 per share. FSIC's profit will be $46.70 million for 10.23 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. Finally, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. lifted its holdings in Apple by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 selling transactions for $93.68 million activity. Arcadia Corporation Mi owns 9,118 shares. $2.65 million worth of stock was sold by Riccio Daniel J. on Thursday, December 7. 268,623 shares were sold by COOK TIMOTHY D, worth $43.15M on Thursday, August 24. 6,209 shares valued at $1.01 million were sold by KONDO CHRIS on Tuesday, August 15. 63,388 shares were sold by AHRENDTS ANGELA J, worth $9.78 million. About 32.69 million shares traded or 18.46% up from the average.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. Wisconsin-based Schaper Benz And Wise Invest Counsel Wi has invested 1.83% in Apple Inc. Mrj Cap Incorporated holds 4.79% or 55,305 shares in its portfolio. Pr Herzig stated it has 2.91% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 4.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight". Hirtle Callaghan Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.47% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. The original version of this piece can be read at This works out to a net decrease in ownership of 45.54 million shares, and suggests that institutions are feeling bearish about the stock. The hedge fund run by Louis Bacon held 350,000 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $47.84 million, up from 275,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 81,742 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Va has 2.91% invested in Apple Inc. LEVINSON ARTHUR D also sold $5.52M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Cornerstone reported 1.85% stake. Thomas White Intl Limited holds 2,100 shares. Sta Wealth Limited Liability Co reported 5,120 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. The shares were sold at an average price of $174.78, for a total value of $2,733,733.98. 102 funds opened positions while 287 raised stakes. Pl Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 183,500 shares. Profund Advsr Limited Liability reported 7,382 shares stake. Texas Yale Cap reported 51,201 shares. (NYSE:CBZ). First Quadrant Lp Ca accumulated 33,541 shares or 0.01% of the stock. FNY Managed Accounts LLC grew its stake in Apple by 852.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt reported 0% in Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 17,412 are owned by Pinnacle Holdg Limited Liability. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 0% or 703 shares. Tdam Usa Incorporated has invested 0.49% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Essex Invest Ltd Liability Corporation reported 98,451 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering FS Investment (NYSE:FSIC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. American Tower Corporation had 68 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has market cap of 16.61 million GBP. The stock has "Buy" rating by CLSA on Wednesday, April 27.

Among 26 analysts covering Citizens Financial Group (NYSE:CFG), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, September 22 by Citigroup. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, August 7. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, January 11. The stock of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BMO Capital Markets initiated the stock with "Outperform" rating in Friday, December 11 report. (NYSE:CBZ) rating on Thursday, October 29. The firm has "Hold" rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, January 2.

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