Panayotis Takis Sparaggis decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 77.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alkeon Capital Management Llc sold 775,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.78% with the market. The hedge fund run by Panayotis Takis Sparaggis held 225,000 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $34.68 million, down from 1.00 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alkeon Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $849.24 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.84% or $3.03 during the last trading session, reaching $167.37. About 40.64M shares traded or 22.24% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.
City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd increased its stake in Mvc Capital Inc (MVC) by 59.68% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd bought 89,985 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.38% with the market. The institutional investor held 240,758 shares of the company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.41 million, up from 150,773 at the end of the previous reported quarter. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd who had been investing in Mvc Capital Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $197.43M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $10.49. About 6,794 shares traded. MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC) has risen 9.86% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.84% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.31, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 5 investors sold MVC shares while 11 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 8.15 million shares or 4.61% less from 8.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Wisconsin-based Jacobus Wealth has invested 0.08% in MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC). Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 0% or 68,000 shares. Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors has invested 0.01% in MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC). Asset Management Inc invested in 95,817 shares. Pennsylvania-based Blue Bell Private Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0% in MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC). Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.01% or 679,277 shares. Arbiter Cap Management Ltd Co has invested 0.21% in MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC). 10,000 are owned by Hodges Cap Mgmt. Wynnefield Inc owns 1.59 million shares. Punch And Assocs Invest owns 463,386 shares for 0.41% of their portfolio. Css Limited Com Il has 0.03% invested in MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC). Ancora Advsr Ltd Llc owns 242,068 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Omega Advisors invested in 0.08% or 200,000 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The invested 0% in MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC). Rivernorth Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 97,270 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio.
City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd, which manages about $4.21B and $1.39B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Korea Fund (KF) by 13,360 shares to 2.07 million shares, valued at $83.90 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in General American Investors (NYSE:GAM) by 24,556 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 92,364 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Msci Korea (EWY).
Among 2 analysts covering MVC Capital (NYSE:MVC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. MVC Capital had 4 analyst reports since October 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Ladenburg initiated it with “Buy” rating and $12.0 target in Thursday, January 11 report. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy”. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $13.5 target in Friday, October 6 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Maxim Group.
Since January 19, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $105,500 activity.
Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $70.47 million activity. Srouji Johny also sold $948,612 worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares. $43.15M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were sold by COOK TIMOTHY D. 63,388 shares were sold by AHRENDTS ANGELA J, worth $9.78M on Tuesday, October 3. SCHILLER PHILIP W sold $8.79 million worth of stock or 56,808 shares. Another trade for 6,209 shares valued at $1.01 million was made by KONDO CHRIS on Tuesday, August 15.
Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Apple Inc. had 377 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $172 target in Friday, August 14 report. Mizuho maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Monday, February 27. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $150 target. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. On Monday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform.”. Mizuho maintained it with “Hold” rating and $150.0 target in Wednesday, September 27 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $200.0 target in Monday, January 15 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 1. S&P Research maintained it with “Hold” rating and $150 target in Friday, September 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Tuesday, January 23. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, October 28 by Morgan Stanley.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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. The Missouri-based Cortland Associates Mo has invested 0.09% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky reported 2.14% stake. Capital Advsrs holds 0.85% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 80,191 shares. Ws Management Lllp invested in 1.65% or 429,200 shares. Moreover, Retail Bank Of Hawaii has 1.51% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 115,686 shares. New Hampshire-based Amer Trust Investment Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 5.82% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Rock Point Advsrs Ltd Liability owns 68,932 shares. Winfield owns 43,691 shares for 3.54% of their portfolio. Bowling Portfolio Ltd Liability Co holds 2.67% or 115,106 shares in its portfolio. 213,811 are owned by Dearborn Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp. Sns Financial Limited Com reported 3.66% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Buckingham Asset Limited Liability Co holds 48,960 shares. Oakmont Prns Limited Liability Corporation has invested 1.05% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Blb&B Advsr Ltd Co accumulated 63,454 shares or 1.51% of the stock. Ar Asset Inc holds 81,235 shares or 4.96% of its portfolio.