(NASDAQ:AMZN) traded up 0.05% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $853.42.
Diam Company Ltd, which manages about $45.33B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Te Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL) by 5,447 shares to 539,943 shares, valued at $51.32M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) has risen 6.07% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.33% the S&P500.
Alleghany Corp decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 0.44% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisor Partners Llc bought 729 shares as the company's stock rose 28.13% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 35,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $40.93M, up from 30,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Diam Company Ltd who had been investing in Lauder Estee Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.73 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $162.39. Murphy Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Amazon.com by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.
Blackrock Municipal Bond Trust (BBK) investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in Q4 2017.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMZN. The institutional investor held 255,915 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $11.74 million, down from 264,443 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Shelton Mngmt reported 2.03% stake. Stevens Mgmt Lp holds 0.19% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock has increased in price by 1.82%. Salem Invest Counselors has 17,497 shares. 23,985 are held by Bbva Compass National Bank & Trust. The Georgia-based Capital Investment Advisors Llc has invested 0.01% in the stock. On Thursday, February 15 Zapolsky David sold $3.24 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. Churchill Mngmt holds 0.65% or 25,198 shares in its portfolio. Birch Hill Advsr Ltd Liability Com has invested 4.1% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NYSE:JPM). City Hldgs Company owns 22,983 shares for 0.78% of their portfolio.
Looking at the Analyst Recommendations of the stock, 2 Analysts issued a Buy for MoSys, 1 gave Outperform, 0 analysts gave Hold Rating, 0 issued Underperform and 0 marked the stock as Sell. Therefore 29% are positive. Amazon had 73 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained it with "Buy" rating and $110.0 target in Friday, August 18 report. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fifty have assigned a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. Finally, JPMorgan Chase reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $1,385.00 price target (up previously from $1,375.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. The stock has "Buy" rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, January 8. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Friday, February 2 by PiperJaffray. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray. Mizuho maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Massmutual Tru Company Fsb Adv reported 65 shares. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Friday, September 15 with "Outperform". Jefferies upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, June 2 report.
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Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 selling transactions for $45.88 million activity. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by ALBERG TOM A. Shares for $795,502 were sold by Reynolds Shelley. First Manhattan Co.'s holdings in Amazon.com were worth $7,645,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Insiders sold a total of 6,214 shares of company stock valued at $9,251,120 in the last 90 days. 367.91 million shares or 3.23% less from 380.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. On Thursday, February 15 Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $18.50 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc.
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The University of Michigan's mid-month report on consumer attitudes about the economy inched down to 97.8 in mid-April, lower than economist expectations. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.00 EPS. AMZN's profit will be $576.09 million for 301.78 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual earnings per share reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -44.91% negative EPS growth. Therefore 55% are positive. Estee Lauder had 103 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained Amazon.com, Inc. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 8. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $20 target. UBS has "Buy" rating and $700 target. The stock has "Buy" rating by SunTrust on Thursday, March 1. Amazon.com had a return on equity of 9.23% and a net margin of 1.71%. (NYSE:EL) rating on Friday, April 28. The stock of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 27. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Vigilant Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 12,428 shares stake. The stock has "Buy" rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Friday, July 24.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. 7 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. Broadview Ltd reported 450 shares stake. Neuberger Berman Grp Llc accumulated 0.38% or 279,822 shares. Alphaone Service Limited holds 0.06% or 168 shares. Navellier And owns 46,048 shares. Finally, Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. (NYSE:KBR) for 831,473 shares. Rothschild Cap Prtnrs Limited Com holds 7,056 shares or 3.83% of its portfolio. It also reduced its holding in The Priceline Group Inc. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 456,778 shares. Natixis invested in 50,075 shares or 0.45% of the stock. Syntal holds 0.21% or 600 shares in its portfolio. Missouri-based Hm Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 1.36% in Amazon.com, Inc. Murphy Capital Management Inc. now owns 9,857 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $11,527,000 after purchasing an additional 36 shares during the last quarter.
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