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Park West Asset Management Stake in Nexstar Media Group (Call) (NXST) Has Boosted by $18.67 Million; Apple (AAPL) Shareholder Telos Capital Management Has Decreased Its Position by $1.45 Million as Share Price Rose

Peter S. Park increased its stake in Nexstar Media Group Inc (Call) (NXST) by 1402.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Park West Asset Management Llc bought 301,188 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.04% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Peter S. Park held 322,664 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $20.10M, up from 21,476 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Park West Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Nexstar Media Group Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.73B market cap company. The stock increased 1.11% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $81.75. About 569,427 shares traded. Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) has risen 19.43% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.73% the S&P500.

Telos Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 16.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Telos Capital Management Inc sold 9,399 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 48,825 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.53M, down from 58,224 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Telos Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $907.84B 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.

Among 11 analysts covering Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Nexstar Broadcasting Group had 32 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, September 18. The stock of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, March 1. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $85 target in Wednesday, November 8 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, July 13. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 7. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, November 6. On Monday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, November 9. Jefferies maintained Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) on Monday, June 12 with “Buy” rating.

Park West Asset Management Llc, which manages about $1.77B and $1.68B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Teekay Offshore Partners LP (NYSE:TOO) by 250,000 shares to 2.43 million shares, valued at $5.78M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Par Pacific Holdings Inc (NYSEMKT:PARR) by 684,573 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 677,707 shares, and cut its stake in Wideopenwest Inc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 18 investors sold NXST shares while 65 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 46.52 million shares or 3.04% less from 47.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wealthtrust holds 205 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Marshall Wace Llp holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) for 66,775 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Co invested in 24,672 shares. 82,780 are held by Prelude Cap Ltd Llc. Pacific Alternative Asset Communication Ltd, California-based fund reported 444,545 shares. Moreover, Bancorp Of America Corporation De has 0% invested in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) for 472,926 shares. Regions Fincl Corporation owns 8,207 shares. D E Shaw Company invested 0% in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). Axa invested in 77,457 shares. Moreover, Hbk Invests LP has 0.18% invested in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). California Employees Retirement System holds 72,325 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. First Advsrs Lp has 0% invested in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) for 9,020 shares. Icon Advisers holds 15,200 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Claar Ltd Llc invested 4.03% in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST). Nordea Investment Ab holds 0% of its portfolio in Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXST) for 32,687 shares.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $58.62 million activity. 8,473 shares valued at $508,623 were sold by MUSE JOHN R on Monday, September 18. The insider Carter Thomas sold 3,125 shares worth $198,438. Shares for $12,591 were sold by Vaughn Gary Michael. 4,500 shares were sold by Miller Dennis, worth $285,698 on Friday, August 11.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $93.68 million activity. $2.65M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by Riccio Daniel J. on Thursday, December 7. KONDO CHRIS also sold $1.01M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, August 15. $9.98M worth of stock was sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG on Monday, August 7. AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $9.78M worth of stock or 63,388 shares. $5.52 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by LEVINSON ARTHUR D on Monday, August 7. $8.79 million worth of stock was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W on Tuesday, October 3.

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. UBS maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, May 31 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Monday, July 31. UBS has “Buy” rating and $17000 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $190.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. Drexel Hamilton maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20800 target in Monday, August 7 report. As per Thursday, July 6, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. As per Wednesday, April 27, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Monday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, August 21. As per Wednesday, March 1, the company rating was maintained by BTIG Research.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $3.75 earnings per share, up 11.61% or $0.39 from last year’s $3.36 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $19.08B for 11.90 P/E if the $3.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.07 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 81.16% EPS growth.

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