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Autozone (AZO) Holder Check Capital Management Decreased Its Stake by $41.37 Million as Market Value Declined; Pembina Pipeline (PBA) Stake Held by Ronna Sue Cohen

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Check Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Autozone (AZO) by 47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Check Capital Management Inc sold 58,185 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.64% with the market. The hedge fund held 65,607 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $46.67 million, down from 123,792 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Check Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Autozone for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.15B market cap company. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $600.28. About 160,227 shares traded. AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has declined 11.15% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.70% the S&P500.

Ronna Sue Cohen increased its stake in Pembina Pipeline Corp (PBA) by 36.95% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ronna Sue Cohen bought 28,385 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 105,204 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.81M, up from 76,819 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ronna Sue Cohen who had been investing in Pembina Pipeline Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.96 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.11% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $31.5. About 346,390 shares traded. Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) has declined 3.38% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.93% the S&P500.

Ronna Sue Cohen, which manages about $140.36 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 18,157 shares to 128,035 shares, valued at $2.23M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Among 5 analysts covering Pembina Pipeline (NYSE:PBA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Pembina Pipeline had 8 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, June 20. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) on Monday, August 10 with “Outperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of PBA in report on Monday, November 9 with “Outperform” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, July 18 by ational Bank Financial. The stock of Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE:PBA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 7 by GMP Securities.

Analysts await AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) to report earnings on May, 22. They expect $13.06 EPS, up 14.16% or $1.62 from last year’s $11.44 per share. AZO’s profit will be $351.32 million for 11.49 P/E if the $13.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $10.38 actual EPS reported by AutoZone, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.82% EPS growth.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 5 sales for $12.56 million activity. BROOKS DOUGLAS H bought $98,413 worth of stock or 162 shares. The insider Daniele Philip B. sold $577,472. Smith Richard Craig had sold 2,700 shares worth $2.05 million on Thursday, January 4. $7.82M worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) was sold by Graves William W.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 37 investors sold AZO shares while 200 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 25.09 million shares or 5.64% less from 26.58 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kbc Gru Nv has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas owns 1,700 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust holds 0.09% or 123,191 shares. Ally Fincl Incorporated accumulated 2,500 shares. Amica Mutual Ins invested 0.09% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Ltd Co has invested 0.04% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). 4 are owned by Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Management Grp Lc. Carderock Capital Mngmt invested in 915 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Llc reported 93,439 shares. Birinyi Assocs accumulated 0.31% or 975 shares. Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 14 shares. Evercore Wealth Lc stated it has 1.54% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Ahl Prtnrs Llp invested 0.05% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Moreover, Petrus Tru Co Lta has 4.79% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 27,200 shares. Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Ltd stated it has 0.01% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO).

Among 24 analysts covering Autozone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. Autozone Inc. had 79 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $750 target in Wednesday, November 29 report. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of AZO in report on Friday, February 12 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 23 by UBS. The rating was initiated by Guggenheim on Wednesday, January 18 with “Buy”. The stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by Wedbush. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) on Friday, September 23 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy”. The stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, December 9. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Oppenheimer.

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