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Whitnell & Co Boosted Its Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) Position by $470,232 as Share Value Rose; Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management Has Cut Apple Com (AAPL) Stake as Stock Value Rose

Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management decreased its stake in Apple Inc Com (AAPL) by 5.9% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management sold 3,104 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 49,545 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.64 million, down from 52,649 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management who had been investing in Apple Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $868.01B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $171.07. About 33.13M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Whitnell & Co increased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by 27.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whitnell & Co bought 6,531 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 30,101 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.18M, up from 23,570 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whitnell & Co who had been investing in Cognizant Technology Solutio for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.23 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $81.8. About 4.28 million shares traded or 9.11% up from the average. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has risen 5.50% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It improved, 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. Guyasuta Investment Advsrs accumulated 17,432 shares. Moreover, Comml Bank Pictet And Cie (Asia) Limited has 3.41% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Company Ltd Company has invested 3.83% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 112,677 were accumulated by Wendell David. Griffin Asset Mgmt has invested 2.47% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Cutler Limited Liability Com holds 1.23% or 17,866 shares. Homrich And Berg holds 0.94% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 77,636 shares. Geode Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested 3.13% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Advantus Mgmt stated it has 524,687 shares or 2.1% of all its holdings. Sumitomo Life Insurance holds 3.76% or 191,709 shares. Utah Retirement stated it has 3.32% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Winslow Asset invested in 2.92% or 97,867 shares. 12,647 are owned by Elm Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company. Glg Prtn LP accumulated 0.08% or 10,042 shares. Ativo Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.73% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 17,671 shares.

Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management, which manages about $220.76M and $235.00M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Guggenheim Bulletshares 2019 High Yield Corporate Bond Etf (BSJJ) by 21,161 shares to 138,427 shares, valued at $3.42 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Guggenheim Bulletshares 2021 High Yield Corporate Bond Etf (BSJL) by 18,756 shares in the quarter, for a total of 73,043 shares, and has risen its stake in Guggenheim Bulletshares 2020 High Yield Corporate Bond Etf (BSJK).

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. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 27. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 14. Goldman Sachs initiated Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Tuesday, September 22. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $163 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 2 by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by CLSA with “Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, September 19 by Morgan Stanley. BMO Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Strong Buy” rating by S&P Research on Thursday, September 17. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $2.72 EPS, up 29.52% or $0.62 from last year’s $2.1 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $13.80 billion for 15.72 P/E if the $2.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.89 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.08% negative EPS growth.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $27.32 million activity. 56,808 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares with value of $8.79 million were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W. Shares for $948,612 were sold by Srouji Johny on Monday, August 28. $43.15 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were sold by COOK TIMOTHY D. AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold 63,388 shares worth $9.78M.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 41 insider sales for $62.43 million activity. $1.80 million worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) was sold by RAMAKRISHNAN CHANDRASEKARAN. Shaheen Allen had sold 2,358 shares worth $165,525. Mehta Rajeev also sold $671,882 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) shares. Lennox James Patrick had sold 1,725 shares worth $123,456 on Thursday, September 7. On Wednesday, February 14 the insider fox John nelson JR sold $478,981. Another trade for 1,954 shares valued at $139,248 was sold by Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan.

Whitnell & Co, which manages about $1.15B and $229.40 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard World Fds (VDE) by 4,768 shares to 19,742 shares, valued at $1.85 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Among 33 analysts covering Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 89 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, October 3 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 7. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Needham. As per Thursday, April 13, the company rating was upgraded by SunTrust. The company was downgraded on Thursday, September 15 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 10 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Tuesday, February 9. On Friday, January 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Outperform”. The stock of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, February 9 with “Outperform”.

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