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Front Barnett Associates Upped Position in Amazon.Com (AMZN) as Stock Rose; Scholtz & Company Has Lifted Its Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI) Holding by $414,400

Front Barnett Associates Llc increased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 70.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Front Barnett Associates Llc bought 4,035 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,774 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.40 million, up from 5,739 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Front Barnett Associates Llc who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $726.16B market cap company. The stock increased 0.99% or $14.66 during the last trading session, reaching $1500. About 4.42M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Scholtz & Company Llc increased its stake in Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc (PPBI) by 20.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Scholtz & Company Llc bought 11,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 16.15% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 66,915 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.53 million, up from 55,715 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scholtz & Company Llc who had been investing in Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.97 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.16% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $42.5. About 220,573 shares traded. Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) has risen 45.98% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.28% the S&P500.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 sales for $2.02 million activity. GARDNER STEVEN R sold 20,000 shares worth $690,560. WILCOX EDWARD EARL also sold $820,172 worth of Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) shares.

Scholtz & Company Llc, which manages about $132.60M and $127.76M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 3,930 shares to 31,775 shares, valued at $4.49 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.49 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.63, from 2.12 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold PPBI shares while 35 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 32.65 million shares or 0.31% more from 32.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bankshares Of Montreal Can owns 6,230 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance reported 26,617 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 146 are held by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans. Strs Ohio owns 5,194 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 44,329 shares or 0% of the stock. Parametric Port Assoc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI). Td Asset Mngmt has 24,000 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag has 0.01% invested in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) for 227,878 shares. Moreover, Diligent Invsts has 8.61% invested in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI). Moreover, Raymond James Fincl Svcs Advsrs Inc has 0% invested in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI). Vanguard Grp Inc reported 0% stake. Northern invested 0.01% in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI). Basswood Capital Management Ltd Company has invested 0.72% of its portfolio in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI). First Mercantile Tru owns 0.05% invested in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) for 7,578 shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada reported 0.03% in Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI).

Among 8 analysts covering Pacific Premier Bancorp (NASDAQ:PPBI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Pacific Premier Bancorp had 21 analyst reports since September 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $46.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Wood. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 13 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 6 by Stephens. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $48.0 target in Tuesday, January 30 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 13 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by FIG Partners on Thursday, July 21. FBR Capital maintained Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPBI) rating on Tuesday, January 24. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $40 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rwc Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership has 62,775 shares. Westwood Mgmt Il accumulated 44,220 shares. Zeke Cap Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 0.94% or 7,132 shares in its portfolio. Johnson Fincl Grp Inc owns 6,902 shares or 0.87% of their US portfolio. Proffitt Goodson Incorporated has invested 0.54% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Berson And Corrado Investment Advsr Ltd Com stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Btim Corporation accumulated 0.01% or 892 shares. Pub Sector Pension Board owns 71,634 shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. Baldwin Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 2,345 shares. Howard Mgmt owns 20,915 shares or 3.1% of their US portfolio. Roundview Ltd Liability Corp, a New Jersey-based fund reported 2,938 shares. Oakbrook Invs Lc has invested 1.22% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Alkeon Management Ltd stated it has 116,226 shares or 0.83% of all its holdings. Glenmede Trust Na holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 16,685 shares. Conatus Cap Limited Partnership reported 14,813 shares stake.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $38.37 million activity. On Thursday, February 15 Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.42 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 2,333 shares. 2,000 shares were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A, worth $2.91M. Reynolds Shelley sold 544 shares worth $795,502. $18.50 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M on Thursday, February 15. 2,216 shares valued at $3.24 million were sold by Zapolsky David on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 2,285 shares valued at $3.35M was made by ALBERG TOM A on Thursday, February 15.

Among 54 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 51 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 275 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Aegis Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $117100 target in Friday, July 28 report. On Tuesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by Axiom Capital with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 12 report. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, October 27. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, September 11 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Tuesday, August 29 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, July 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy”. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Vetr. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 2 report.

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