Apple (AAPL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup


Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 18,282,663 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $2,633,070,000 after buying an additional 645,015 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 152,000 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $16.15M, down from 202,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lafleur & Godfrey Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $893.22B market cap company. The stock increased 1.74% or $2.31 during the last trading session, reaching $134.89. About 40.17 million shares traded or 46.95% up from the average. The Travelers Companies, Inc. It has underperformed by 15.91% the S&P500.

Common (AAPL) by 24.74% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lafleur & Godfrey Llc sold 14,370 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. The hedge fund run by Brad Farber held 20,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $3.02 million, down from 67,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The iPhone maker reported $2.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.02 by $0.08. About 28.46M shares traded or 74.82% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $95.0 target in Tuesday, November 21 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Tuesday, December 22 report. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $170.00 price target on shares of Apple and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, January 30th. Credit Suisse maintained Facebook, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Wells Fargo. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 22. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, October 26. On Tuesday, September 19 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight". On Wednesday, January 27 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight". (NASDAQ:FB) rating on Monday, July 10.

Among 42 analysts covering Micron Technology Inc. They expect $2.16 earnings per share, down 32.50% or $1.04 from last year's $3.2 per share. Insight 2811 Inc holds 5,471 shares. Windsor Financial Ltd Liability Corp owns 53,723 shares or 3.61% of their U.S. portfolio. It also increased its holding in Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) by 55,683 shares in the quarter, for a total of 130,003 shares, and has risen its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp Com (NYSE:XOM).

Among 51 analysts covering Apple Inc. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty-nine have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 92% are positive. Aldebaran Financial Inc.'s holdings in Apple were worth $3,706,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

In other Apple news, insider Angela J. Ahrendts sold 63,388 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 5th. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by UBS. RBC Capital Markets maintained Facebook, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Global Equities Research on Tuesday, August 25. Berenberg maintained Phoenix Group Holdings (LON:PHNX) on Thursday, July 23 with "Buy" rating. Longbow upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $135 target in Wednesday, March 30 report. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Outperform" rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, September 11.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 insider sales for $90.94 million activity. 63,163 shares valued at $9.98 million were sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG on Monday, August 7. $43.15 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, August 7.

Robeco Institutional Asset Management, which manages about $15.36 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Consolidated Edison Inc (NYSE:ED) by 23,016 shares to 1.23 million shares, valued at $99.32M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. The shares were sold at an average price of $154.70, for a total transaction of $8,788,197.60.

Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno, which manages about $845.77 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lyondellbasell Indu (NYSE:LYB) by 8,853 shares to 21,953 shares, valued at $1.85M in 2017Q2, according to the filing. SEWELL D BRUCE had sold 31,625 shares worth $5.00M. Apple posted earnings of $3.36 per share during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 11.6%. NDAQ's profit will be $167.89 million for 19.19 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 48 investors sold FB shares while 553 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 370 raised stakes. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Friday, June 2 with "Buy" rating. Haverford Financial Services Incorporated holds 84,229 shares or 4.94% of its portfolio. Hudson Valley Inv Advsr Inc Adv, New York-based fund reported 36,130 shares. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares were sold by ARNZEN APRIL S. Poppen Joel L had sold 80,000 shares worth $3.09 million on Friday, September 29. Lpl Fincl Llc holds 0.94% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 3,394 shares. Stone House Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Apple by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Iconiq Cap accumulated 3,538 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 8,430 shares. Sta Wealth Llc holds 6,074 shares or 0.36% of its portfolio. East Coast Asset Management Ltd Liability Co invested in 121,827 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Greenbrier Partners Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co owns 12.14% invested in Apple Inc.

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