Yhb Investment Advisors Has Cut Its Amphenol New (APH) Stake by $407,400; Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Cut Its Position in General Electric Co (GE) by $923,904

January 23, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc decreased its stake in General Electric Co (GE) by 12.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc sold 38,496 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.64% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 279,648 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.76 million, down from 318,144 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $140.23B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $16.17. About 134.21 million shares traded or 49.03% up from the average. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Yhb Investment Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Amphenol Corp New (APH) by 10.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Yhb Investment Advisors Inc sold 4,850 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 40,468 shares of the electrical products company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.43M, down from 45,318 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Yhb Investment Advisors Inc who had been investing in Amphenol Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $28.09B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.23% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $91.98. About 2.06 million shares traded or 68.01% up from the average. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has risen 31.78% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 32 investors sold APH shares while 193 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. 292.31 million shares or 0.47% less from 293.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Massachusetts Svcs Ma, Massachusetts-based fund reported 9.67M shares. Brown Advisory invested in 5.79 million shares or 1.63% of the stock. 23,558 were accumulated by Ghp Advsrs. Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.06% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). The Massachusetts-based Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Bb&T has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Carderock Capital Management Inc accumulated 2.85% or 74,757 shares. Missouri-based Monetary Mgmt Grp has invested 0.04% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Advsrs Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). 4,691 were reported by Advisor Llc. Gotham Asset stated it has 0% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Texas Yale Cap Corp reported 21,128 shares. Greenleaf holds 18,935 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Proshare Advsrs Ltd reported 0.02% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Tokio Marine Asset Mngmt Communications Ltd reported 2,926 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.81 earnings per share, up 8.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.75 per share. APH’s profit will be $247.32M for 28.39 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual earnings per share reported by Amphenol Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.95% negative EPS growth.

Yhb Investment Advisors Inc, which manages about $966.41 million and $559.17M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) by 8,147 shares to 122,802 shares, valued at $13.68 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 31,195 shares in the quarter, for a total of 247,248 shares, and has risen its stake in Fidelity Natl Information Sv (NYSE:FIS).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $60.43 million activity. The insider Silverman David M sold $1.28M. $4.83 million worth of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) was sold by Doherty William J on Tuesday, August 8. The insider WALTER LUC sold 110,400 shares worth $8.58M. 88,000 Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) shares with value of $7.60M were sold by Gavelle Jean-Luc. NORWITT RICHARD ADAM had sold 220,000 shares worth $18.94M.

Among 11 analysts covering Amphenol (NYSE:APH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Amphenol had 43 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, December 13. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. On Wednesday, October 4 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 26. The stock of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) earned “Top Pick” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 2. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson with “Neutral” on Thursday, January 21. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 6.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $4.48 million activity. TISCH JAMES S bought $2.46 million worth of stock or 100,000 shares. Flannery John Leonard bought $2.66M worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Alphamark Advisors Limited Liability Com accumulated 1,953 shares. Moreover, Evanson Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 0.13% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Portland Advisors Ltd Company invested in 0.83% or 89,703 shares. Girard Partners holds 0.52% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) or 103,642 shares. Parkside Fin Bank & Trust And has 0.84% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Hawkins Limited Partnership holds 4.85% or 483,918 shares in its portfolio. Moneta Advsr Llc reported 75,236 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Mgmt has invested 0.27% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Weatherly Asset Mngmt Lp accumulated 161,858 shares. Moreover, Davidson And Garrard has 1.85% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Arcadia Mgmt Corporation Mi reported 15,003 shares. Convergence Inv Prtnrs Ltd Com reported 96,990 shares or 0.33% of all its holdings. Mraz Amerine & Assoc holds 0.11% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 14,070 shares. Stillwater Cap Limited Liability Com holds 424,443 shares. Rmb Capital Ltd Llc stated it has 0.35% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc, which manages about $377.04 million and $334.14M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VGK) by 6,325 shares to 28,739 shares, valued at $1.68 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 4,176 shares in the quarter, for a total of 29,189 shares, and has risen its stake in Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC).

Among 27 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 9 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. General Electric Company had 83 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Tuesday, July 25 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, October 30. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $30 target in Thursday, October 5 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of GE in report on Monday, November 23 with “Outperform” rating. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Monday, October 23 report. JP Morgan initiated General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Thursday, May 12 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Thursday, January 21 with “Buy”. Bank of America upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $27.0 target in Monday, October 23 report. UBS downgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Monday, October 23 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Deutsche Bank.

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