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Shareholder Wendell David Associates Upped Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Holding; Sentinel Trust Company Lba Has Lowered Its Holding in Qualcomm (QCOM) by $343,128 as Share Value Rose

Wendell David Associates Inc increased its stake in Ulta Beauty (ULTA) by 156.78% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wendell David Associates Inc bought 2,024 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.88% with the market. The institutional investor held 3,315 shares of the 2007 company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $749,000, up from 1,291 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wendell David Associates Inc who had been investing in Ulta Beauty for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.62B market cap company. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.105 during the last trading session, reaching $206.895. About 178,350 shares traded. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has risen 41.46% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500.

Sentinel Trust Company Lba decreased its stake in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) by 6.99% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sentinel Trust Company Lba sold 6,728 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.14% with the market. The institutional investor held 89,525 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.64 million, down from 96,253 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sentinel Trust Company Lba who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $97.38B market cap company. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $65.78. About 1.13M shares traded. QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has risen 9.31% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc had 110 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 25 by Jefferies. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 3 by Deutsche Bank. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 26 report. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, August 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 26 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Buckingham Research. The company was maintained on Friday, August 26 by Deutsche Bank. As per Friday, March 11, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, May 26. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold”.

Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $24.97 million activity.

Wendell David Associates Inc, which manages about $664.31M and $565.93 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing (NASDAQ:ADP) by 5,710 shares to 240,336 shares, valued at $26.27 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Exxonmobil (NYSE:XOM) by 7,865 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 135,541 shares, and cut its stake in Praxair (NYSE:PX).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 102 investors sold ULTA shares while 170 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 163 raised stakes. 52.49 million shares or 1.02% less from 53.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Ltd Liability Partnership Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 18,083 shares. Utah Retirement System owns 0.06% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 10,892 shares. Farmers And Merchants Inc stated it has 16 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Co owns 3,137 shares. Principal Group Inc reported 88,562 shares stake. 10,010 were reported by Shell Asset Mgmt. 271 were reported by Thompson Davis Incorporated. Chicago Equity Ptnrs Llc owns 1,280 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). 1,487 are held by Cleararc Incorporated. 20 are owned by Qci Asset Mngmt Inc. Raymond James Tru Na reported 1,098 shares stake. Stephens Investment Gp Llc holds 0.59% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 112,755 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr has 0.03% invested in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 33,913 shares. Perigon Wealth Mgmt Ltd holds 0% in Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) or 45 shares.

Among 36 analysts covering Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Qualcomm Inc. had 132 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Bernstein on Monday, November 13. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $62 target in Thursday, July 21 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, September 15 by Northland Capital. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, December 16 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Raymond James. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, November 3 report. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, October 12 with “Buy”. On Wednesday, June 28 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The company was maintained on Monday, November 23 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.13, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 83 investors sold QCOM shares while 490 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 397 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 0.88% less from 1.11 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Highbridge Mgmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 3,900 shares or 0% of the stock. Checchi Cap Advisers Lc has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt owns 31,168 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Schulhoff & invested in 14,330 shares. Suntrust Banks invested in 0.08% or 280,425 shares. Meeder Asset Management Incorporated, a Ohio-based fund reported 13,519 shares. Jones Fincl Companies Lllp has 75,400 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Sol Mngmt owns 12,323 shares. Patten And Patten Tn has invested 0.28% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Bryn Mawr Commerce reported 0.37% in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Atlas Browninc reported 6,104 shares stake. Bamco Inc New York reported 4,000 shares stake. Schwartz Inv Counsel Inc invested in 13,750 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Hartline Inv holds 0.4% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 25,473 shares. Moreover, Retirement Sys Of Alabama has 0.33% invested in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM).

Sentinel Trust Company Lba, which manages about $595.04M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr Dj Us Real Est (IYR) by 8,077 shares to 131,853 shares, valued at $10.53M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) by 3,804 shares in the quarter, for a total of 26,893 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Glb Hgh Yld Etf.

Since August 20, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $3.16 million activity. GROB MATTHEW S sold $2.81M worth of stock or 43,000 shares. $245,919 worth of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) was sold by STERLING MICHELLE M.

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