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United Bank Has Increased Its Position in Apple (AAPL) by $8.52 Million as Share Value Declined; Wabco Hldgs (WBC) Shareholder American Trust Investment Advisors Cut Position

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American Trust Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Wabco Hldgs Inc (WBC) by 12.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Trust Investment Advisors Llc sold 2,640 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,225 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.62M, down from 20,865 at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Trust Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Wabco Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.99 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.66% or $3.57 during the last trading session, reaching $130.48. About 1.02M shares traded or 176.25% up from the average. WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) has risen 13.56% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.01% the S&P500.

United Bank increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 123.29% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. United Bank bought 50,386 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.81% with the market. The institutional investor held 91,255 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $15.44M, up from 40,869 at the end of the previous reported quarter. United Bank who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $825.85B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.50% or $2.48 during the last trading session, reaching $162.76. About 30.89 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 19.49% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $26.72 million activity. SCHILLER PHILIP W sold $11.56 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, April 3. 39,122 shares were sold by Maestri Luca, worth $6.83 million on Thursday, April 12.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes. 2.98 billion shares or 0.18% more from 2.97 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Reinhart stated it has 0.08% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Silvercrest Asset Gp Limited Liability Com holds 0.39% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 245,993 shares. Baker Boyer National Bank holds 16.1% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 31,591 shares. Independent Franchise Prtn Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 3.71 million shares. 36,053 were accumulated by King Wealth Mngmt Group Inc Ltd Llc. Yhb Investment Incorporated stated it has 3.54% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 23,397 were reported by St Johns Inv Mgmt Limited Liability. Haverford Fin holds 4.79% or 77,494 shares. Waldron Ltd Partnership invested 0.96% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Joel Isaacson & Llc holds 93,376 shares or 2.74% of its portfolio. Kazazian Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 2.67% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Novare Mgmt Lc holds 2.09% or 72,484 shares. American Grp holds 4.36% or 242,000 shares in its portfolio. Dt Lc invested in 4,218 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Ifc Inc Fl, a Florida-based fund reported 91,667 shares.

Among 54 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Apple Inc. had 400 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, August 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, August 31. Longbow upgraded Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, March 30 to “Outperform” rating. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $145 target in Tuesday, September 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Guggenheim. Loop Capital maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Wednesday, January 31. Loop Capital has “Buy” rating and $195 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 7 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, February 13. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Monday, July 31. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Monday, February 27.

American Trust Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $185.18M and $127.70M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Newmont Mining Corp (NYSE:NEM) by 12,605 shares to 44,595 shares, valued at $1.67 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Among 21 analysts covering WABCO Holdings (NYSE:WBC), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. WABCO Holdings had 69 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, October 24 report. On Friday, September 22 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) rating on Friday, June 2. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $12700 target. The stock of WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by Piper Jaffray. The company was upgraded on Monday, March 14 by Bank of America. BMO Capital Markets maintained WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 23. The stock of WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 23. Berenberg initiated it with “Buy” rating and $173.0 target in Monday, September 25 report.

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