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As Apple (AAPL) Share Value Rose, Parus Finance Uk LTD Increased Its Holding; As Ultra Clean Hldgs (UCTT) Market Valuation Rose, Shareholder Bank Of Montreal Has Lowered Position by $5.76 Million

Bank Of Montreal decreased its stake in Ultra Clean Hldgs Inc (UCTT) by 43.42% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bank Of Montreal sold 192,100 shares as the company’s stock rose 77.11% with the market. The institutional investor held 250,300 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.66 million, down from 442,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bank Of Montreal who had been investing in Ultra Clean Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $895.82 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $26.67. About 1.66 million shares traded or 13.65% up from the average. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) has risen 320.86% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 304.16% the S&P500.

Parus Finance Uk Ltd increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 6.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parus Finance Uk Ltd bought 28,860 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 501,600 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $77.31 million, up from 472,740 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Parus Finance Uk Ltd who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $907.84 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $178.46. About 32.43 million shares traded or 18.48% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $93.68 million activity. On Thursday, October 5 the insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $2.42M. SEWELL D BRUCE also sold $5.00 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares. LEVINSON ARTHUR D had sold 35,000 shares worth $5.52 million on Monday, August 7. 268,623 shares were sold by COOK TIMOTHY D, worth $43.15 million. FEDERIGHI CRAIG sold 63,163 shares worth $9.98M. $1.01M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by KONDO CHRIS on Tuesday, August 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. 2.97 billion shares or 2.78% less from 3.06 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nippon Life Insur reported 166,241 shares or 0.48% of all its holdings. Rfg Advisory Group Ltd Liability Company reported 1.43% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Summit Gp Ltd Company invested in 585,300 shares or 15.37% of the stock. Phocas Financial Corporation holds 8,758 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Psagot House holds 49,548 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio. National Mutual Ins Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives has invested 0.16% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Moon Cap reported 8,432 shares or 1.5% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 2.96% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Brinker Cap Inc holds 102,396 shares or 0.65% of its portfolio. Berson & Corrado Advisors Limited Liability Company invested in 4,918 shares. Colony Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.47% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Keybank Natl Association Oh has invested 2.06% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Advisor Ltd Liability has 114,881 shares. Rbo Co Ltd Liability Corp owns 62,320 shares for 2.5% of their portfolio. Moreover, Freestone has 1.9% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 172,842 shares.

Among 52 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 39 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Apple Inc. had 351 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Monday, November 6 with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 27. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Tuesday, July 26. The rating was maintained by Bernstein on Wednesday, September 13 with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 4 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, September 29 with “Overweight”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, October 18. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of AAPL in report on Tuesday, January 24 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 27 by Mizuho.

Parus Finance Uk Ltd, which manages about $570.29M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Priceline Grp Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) by 2,900 shares to 27,736 shares, valued at $50.78M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Adobe Sys Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) by 2,830 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 106,770 shares, and cut its stake in Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA).

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $1.92 million activity. HAYWARD DEBORAH E sold $450,600 worth of stock or 13,872 shares. Speirs David had sold 19,029 shares worth $457,474. Brumm Sheri had sold 20,512 shares worth $468,669. Another trade for 1,457 shares valued at $44,395 was made by D’Ercole Ronald on Friday, September 29.

Among 7 analysts covering Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ:UCTT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Ultra Clean Holdings had 22 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) rating on Thursday, February 23. Needham has “Buy” rating and $18 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Cowen & Co. Standpoint Research downgraded the shares of UCTT in report on Tuesday, November 15 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) earned “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital on Thursday, July 23. The stock has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, January 12. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 18 by Needham. The firm has “Buy” rating by Dougherty & Company given on Friday, July 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by Dougherty & Company.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold UCTT shares while 46 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 25.14 million shares or 2.14% less from 25.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lsv Asset Mgmt reported 193,662 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 294 shares. Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Com stated it has 0.02% in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Etrade Capital Management Ltd Co owns 0.01% invested in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) for 11,442 shares. Great Lakes Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 124,112 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Sigma Planning Corporation reported 0.02% stake. Hancock Communication invested in 58,784 shares. Wellington Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0% or 122,332 shares. Clarivest Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT). Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability has 3,933 shares. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 57,909 shares. North Star Investment Mngmt Corporation holds 100 shares. Alpine Woods Capital Investors owns 19,000 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Ellington Management Grp Incorporated Llc holds 0.05% or 9,200 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Limited Liability owns 928 shares.

Bank Of Montreal, which manages about $34.23 billion and $109.19 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Eldorado Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:ERI) by 164,000 shares to 219,819 shares, valued at $5.64M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wells Fargo Income Opportuni (EAD) by 38,990 shares in the quarter, for a total of 265,990 shares, and has risen its stake in Sirius Xm Hldgs Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:SIRI).

Analysts await Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.60 earnings per share, up 66.67% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.36 per share. UCTT’s profit will be $20.15 million for 11.11 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual earnings per share reported by Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.23% negative EPS growth.

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