Apple (AAPL) Valuation Rose While Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group Lowered by $700,231 Its Position; As Comcast New (CMCSA) Share Price Declined, Shareholder Owl Creek Asset Management LP Has Trimmed Position

June 22, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group Llc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 10.77% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group Llc sold 4,193 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 34,731 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.81 million, down from 38,924 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $911.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.56% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $185.46. About 23.29 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 22.56% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 09/05/2018 – Toyota pours $22bn into R&D as Apple and Google close in; 13/03/2018 – Apple Music hits 38M subscribers, closes gap with Spotify; 30/04/2018 – Brightwire: Tsinghua Unigroup’s Yangtze Memory seeks to partner with Taiwan companies Phison, SPIL, ChipMOS to win Apple; 12/03/2018 – Acquisition of Magazine-Subscription Service Could Bolster Apple News; 09/04/2018 – Apple Now Globally Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy; 27/03/2018 – Tech companies, like Amazon, Apple and IBM, all cover the surgery; 10/04/2018 – Postal Leadership Gap, Seaspan’s Consolidating Plans, Apple Seeks Sustainable Suppliers; 07/05/2018 – APPLE – ON APRIL 30, COURT ENTERED ORDER FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT OF IN RE APPLE INC E-BOOK DERIVATIVE LITIGATION CASE NO. 1-14-CV-269543; 29/03/2018 – LastMile Delivery Platform Will Enable SMBs and Cannabis Delivery Businesses to Effectively Manage Deliveries; Submits to Apple; 26/04/2018 – Analyst cuts profit forecasts for Apple due to ‘materially weaker’ iPhone demand

Jeffrey Altman decreased its stake in Comcast Corp New (CMCSA) by 68.34% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Owl Creek Asset Management Lp sold 1.50M shares as the company’s stock declined 19.78% with the market. The hedge fund run by Jeffrey Altman held 695,624 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $23.77 million, down from 2.20 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Owl Creek Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Comcast Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $150.89B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.80% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $32.79. About 33.33M shares traded or 17.85% up from the average. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has declined 21.29% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.86% the S&P500. Some Historical CMCSA News: 25/04/2018 – SKY RESPONDS TO ALL-CASH OFFER FOR SKY BY COMCAST; 06/03/2018 – NBC DFW: #BREAKING – Economic adviser Gary Cohn will resign from the Trump administration, NBC News confirmed Tuesday.…; 07/05/2018 – Comcast will also acquire 100 percent of U.K. satellite TV provider Sky as part of the deal, whose total value could top $100 billion; 20/05/2018 – As Disney Moves Forward With Fox, Comcast Continues Plotting; 05/03/2018 – FRIES: COMCAST SKY BID MORE ABOUT CONTENT THAN DISTRIBUTION; 20/04/2018 – COMCAST – CHARTER TO INITIALLY FUND JV TO REFLECT CERTAIN COSTS CO HAS ALREADY MADE & THEREAFTER, PARTNERS WILL EQUALLY FUND OPS OF PARTNERSHIP; 12/04/2018 – MSNBC: BREAKING: Federal investigators have requested all communications between two top execs. at American Media Inc. –…; 25/04/2018 – COMCAST CORP CMCSA.O – COMCAST CONTINUES TO ENGAGE WITH SKY INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE WITH A VIEW TO OBTAINING A FUTURE RECOMMENDATION OF ACQUISITION; 13/03/2018 – CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference Features Keynotes from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung, and T-Mobile; 16/05/2018 – Senate approves bill in bid to retain U.S. net neutrality

Analysts await Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 17.31% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.52 per share. CMCSA’s profit will be $2.81B for 13.44 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual EPS reported by Comcast Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.61% negative EPS growth.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $39.84 million activity. 190,756 shares were sold by BURKE STEPHEN B, worth $8.11M on Friday, January 26. $67,320 worth of stock was sold by Murdock Daniel C. on Friday, March 16. ROBERTS BRIAN L sold $25.24 million worth of stock. On Tuesday, March 6 the insider WATSON DAVID N sold $4.84 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 100 investors sold CMCSA shares while 496 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 481 raised stakes. 3.67 billion shares or 0.21% more from 3.66 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Sa owns 3.52M shares. Autus Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 8,160 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Ardevora Asset Management Llp invested in 702,867 shares. 1.28M are held by Vontobel Asset Management. Ajo Limited Partnership reported 0.02% stake. Arrowstreet Capital Ltd Partnership owns 1.7% invested in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 21.68M shares. 1.57 million are owned by Rothschild Asset Mngmt. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd holds 3,097 shares. Exxonmobil Mngmt Tx holds 709,581 shares. Seabridge Lc has 29,900 shares. Kepos Capital Lp holds 0.28% of its portfolio in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) for 138,812 shares. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.27% stake. First Pacific Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has 34,000 shares. Strategic Advisors Limited Liability Company accumulated 9,347 shares. King Wealth stated it has 8,118 shares.

More notable recent Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Fox acknowledges Comcast offer; more deal details” on June 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Comcast: Here To Stay, Diversified Or Not” published on June 05, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Market Keeps Rewarding Growth – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/20/18)” on June 21, 2018. More interesting news about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Comcast: What Price Diversification?” published on June 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Hulu CEO on Netflix content spending” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

Among 33 analysts covering Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 86 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 27 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Friday, February 5. RBC Capital Markets maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) rating on Thursday, April 28. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $70 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, August 4. Macquarie Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) rating on Tuesday, September 29. Macquarie Research has “Neutral” rating and $65 target. Macquarie Research maintained Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) on Wednesday, July 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Instinet. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. On Thursday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 28.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 13 selling transactions for $52.34 million activity. Another trade for 35,000 shares valued at $6.51M was made by LEVINSON ARTHUR D on Wednesday, May 9. $2.90M worth of stock was sold by WILLIAMS JEFFREY E on Tuesday, May 8. On Thursday, May 17 the insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $3.26 million. Maestri Luca also sold $6.83 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares. $910,129 worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by KONDO CHRIS. The insider SCHILLER PHILIP W sold 69,491 shares worth $11.56 million.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $2.19 earnings per share, up 31.14% or $0.52 from last year’s $1.67 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $10.76 billion for 21.17 P/E if the $2.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.73 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.78% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.73 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 69 investors sold AAPL shares while 1039 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 2.86 billion shares or 3.74% less from 2.98 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Benin Management Corp accumulated 34,564 shares. Hills State Bank And holds 2.04% or 40,198 shares. Williams Jones & Ltd, a New York-based fund reported 700,630 shares. Crow Point Prtnrs Limited Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Gamble Jones Inv Counsel holds 166,372 shares. Norinchukin Financial Bank The, Japan-based fund reported 867,763 shares. Moreover, Raymond James Fincl has 2.03% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Community Tru And Inv Company holds 3.07% or 151,375 shares. Vnbtrust Association holds 0.38% or 3,874 shares. Tillar reported 14,181 shares. Bartlett Limited Liability stated it has 3.11% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Advisory Gru accumulated 15,490 shares or 0.79% of the stock. Waddell & Reed stated it has 6.47M shares or 2.46% of all its holdings. Lockheed Martin Invest Mgmt owns 264,770 shares or 1.84% of their US portfolio. Private Mngmt Group, California-based fund reported 1,338 shares.

Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group Llc, which manages about $183.81 million and $432.43 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares S&P 500 Growth Etf (IVW) by 2,943 shares to 16,755 shares, valued at $2.60 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Brinker Intl Inc (NYSE:EAT) by 10,151 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,200 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf (SPY).

Among 56 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 421 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 27 by CLSA. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 1 by Drexel Hamilton. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Hold” rating by Nomura on Monday, May 21. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 17 by S&P Research. As per Thursday, September 24, the company rating was maintained by S&P Research. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, August 28 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Credit Suisse. As per Monday, April 30, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Needham maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “My #1 Stock In The World: Apple” on June 19, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Microsoft Beat Apple (Capital Market Laboratories)” published on June 15, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Apple: It’s The Process, Not The Outcome” on June 22, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Get Apple Stock at a Trade-War Discount” published on June 20, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Apple: Conservative Price Target Of $240 (Mark Hibben)” with publication date: June 18, 2018.

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