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Woodmont Investment Counsel Has Lowered Apple (AAPL) Position; Shorts at Selective Insurance Group (SIGI) Raised By 34.13%

Selective Insurance Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:SIGI) had an increase of 34.13% in short interest. SIGI’s SI was 488,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 34.13% from 363,900 shares previously. With 176,300 avg volume, 3 days are for Selective Insurance Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:SIGI)’s short sellers to cover SIGI’s short positions. The SI to Selective Insurance Group Incorporated’s float is 0.86%. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $58.7. About 182,105 shares traded or 10.93% up from the average. Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI) has risen 41.43% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.73% the S&P500.

Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc decreased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 9.79% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc sold 4,045 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)’s stock rose 12.78%. The Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc holds 37,252 shares with $5.74M value, down from 41,297 last quarter. Apple Inc now has $874.91 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $172.43. About 40.18 million shares traded or 17.89% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $70.47 million activity. Srouji Johny also sold $948,612 worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares. KONDO CHRIS also sold $1.01M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, August 15. $43.15 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by COOK TIMOTHY D. Shares for $2.42 million were sold by Riccio Daniel J.. AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold 63,388 shares worth $9.78 million. 56,808 shares were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W, worth $8.79M on Tuesday, October 3.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. 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. Parsons Capital Mngmt Ri accumulated 351,386 shares or 6.39% of the stock. Greenlight Capital has 5.77% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 2.19 million shares. Credit Agricole S A reported 2.04% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). First Bancorp Of Newtown accumulated 54,153 shares. Ngam Advsrs Lp has 546,325 shares for 0.89% of their portfolio. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability Co stated it has 14,303 shares. First Bank Of Omaha has 280,404 shares. Covington Cap Management reported 200,731 shares. Moreover, State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 2.95% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 1.48 million shares. Virginia-based Thompson Davis And has invested 1.68% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 161,639 were accumulated by Ray Gerald L And Associate Limited. Fincl Consulate has 27,854 shares. Horizon Invest Ltd Llc invested in 50,567 shares. Palladium Limited Liability has 3.7% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).

Woodmont Investment Counsel Llc increased Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLF) stake by 75,002 shares to 85,727 valued at $2.22M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Tax Managed Intl Fd (VEA) stake by 40,388 shares and now owns 411,707 shares. Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLE) was raised too.

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 34 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 378 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $155 target in Wednesday, October 28 report. The firm earned “Outperform.” rating on Monday, October 26 by FBR Capital. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18000 target in Thursday, July 6 report. Longbow downgraded the shares of AAPL in report on Wednesday, January 17 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, August 7. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, October 12 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, April 27 report. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Brean Capital. Oppenheimer maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, January 11 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Friday, July 31.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $33,789 activity. 665 Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI) shares with value of $33,789 were sold by Morrissey Michael J..

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 19 investors sold Selective Insurance Group, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 44.51 million shares or 0.06% more from 44.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Employees Retirement Of Texas reported 9,000 shares. Comerica Savings Bank reported 0.03% in Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI). Martingale Asset Management Ltd Partnership invested in 153,763 shares or 0.11% of the stock. California-based Phocas Financial has invested 1% in Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI). Moreover, Lpl Fin Lc has 0.01% invested in Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI). Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt holds 0.04% or 34,508 shares. Ls Advsr Lc reported 1,956 shares stake. Raymond James & Assoc holds 0% in Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI) or 15,076 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Liability Com holds 0% or 5,596 shares. Natixis has 0% invested in Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI) for 8,978 shares. Laurion Cap Management Limited Partnership reported 20,800 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Goldman Sachs Incorporated holds 0.02% or 1.35 million shares in its portfolio. Mason Street Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIGI). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado accumulated 0.16% or 413,518 shares. Covington Invest Advisors holds 1.82% or 89,550 shares.

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