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General Electric Co (GE) Holder Weatherly Asset Management Cut Holding by $534,225; Visa (VGR) Shareholder South Street Advisors Boosted Holding by $555,180 as Stock Price Declined

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South Street Advisors Llc increased its stake in Visa Inc (VGR) by 7.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. South Street Advisors Llc bought 4,870 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.62% with the market. The institutional investor held 67,725 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.72 million, up from 62,855 at the end of the previous reported quarter. South Street Advisors Llc who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.55 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.47% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $18.96. About 894,447 shares traded or 23.66% up from the average. Vector Group Ltd. (NYSE:VGR) has risen 5.73% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.82% the S&P500.

Weatherly Asset Management decreased its stake in General Electric Co (GE) by 19.42% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Weatherly Asset Management sold 31,425 shares as the company’s stock declined 23.20% with the market. The institutional investor held 130,433 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.28M, down from 161,858 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Weatherly Asset Management who had been investing in General Electric Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $125.91B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $14.5. About 49.59M shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 54.35% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 65.90% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 8 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. General Electric Company had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by with “Buy” on Monday, October 10. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, October 23 to “Buy”. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research on Thursday, June 29. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, June 7. The stock of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) earned “Hold” rating by UBS on Tuesday, January 23. J.P. Morgan maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, March 29 report. Vetr upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $26.28 target in Wednesday, August 26 report. Cowen & Co maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) rating on Monday, August 7. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $2400 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 14 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 13 report.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $43,446 activity.

Weatherly Asset Management, which manages about $440.23M and $413.70M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3,323 shares to 143,145 shares, valued at $24.22M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 9,730 shares in the quarter, for a total of 40,146 shares, and has risen its stake in Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 0.69 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 921 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. 4.69 billion shares or 0.29% less from 4.70 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ameriprise accumulated 12.46M shares or 0.1% of the stock. Woodmont Inv Counsel Ltd Liability has invested 0.44% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). The Massachusetts-based Boston Partners has invested 0.01% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Palouse Mgmt accumulated 160,423 shares. Richard Bernstein Advsr invested 0.25% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Roffman Miller Associate Pa reported 288,461 shares. Brouwer And Janachowski Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 11,401 shares. Atlantic Trust Group Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Asset One holds 13.58M shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Hodges Cap Mngmt invested in 0.04% or 34,009 shares. Country Commercial Bank owns 25,601 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Company stated it has 293,068 shares. Provise Mngmt Group Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.5% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Ferguson Wellman Capital Mgmt has invested 0.19% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Rmb Management Ltd Llc invested in 164,006 shares or 0.07% of the stock.

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