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As Apple (AAPL) Share Value Declined, Shareholder Edgewood Management Has Decreased Its Stake by $526,097; As Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Stock Price Rose, Gofen & Glossberg Raised by $482,895 Its Holding

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Edgewood Management Llc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 1.84% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Edgewood Management Llc sold 3,113 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.81% with the market. The institutional investor held 166,229 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $28.13M, down from 169,342 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Edgewood Management Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $833.25B market cap company. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $164.22. About 24.34 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 19.49% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500.

Gofen & Glossberg Llc increased its stake in Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) by 211% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gofen & Glossberg Llc bought 1,323 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.58% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1,950 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $712,000, up from 627 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gofen & Glossberg Llc who had been investing in Intuitive Surgical for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.45 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.54% or $11.37 during the last trading session, reaching $436.47. About 1.05M shares traded or 21.69% up from the average. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) has risen 58.43% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.88% the S&P500.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $26.72 million activity. $6.83 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were sold by Maestri Luca. On Tuesday, April 3 SCHILLER PHILIP W sold $11.56 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 69,491 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q3. It increased, 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. Westwood Holdings Grp Inc Inc owns 287,854 shares. First Pacific Advisors Lc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 13,700 shares. University Of Notre Dame Du Lac owns 41,722 shares or 1.47% of their US portfolio. Quantres Asset Mngmt reported 18,100 shares or 1.93% of all its holdings. Budros Ruhlin And Roe Inc holds 43,667 shares or 2.03% of its portfolio. Arvest Bank Trust Division stated it has 220,153 shares or 2.6% of all its holdings. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mngmt holds 0.41% or 273,800 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, First Allied Advisory has 2.56% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 379,574 shares. Westover Cap Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 34,632 shares. Farmers Trust reported 2.53% stake. Tci Wealth Advsr owns 94,517 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Company accumulated 392,614 shares. Lazard Asset Lc reported 3.77M shares or 1.21% of all its holdings. Ar Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 5.27% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Todd Asset Mngmt invested 1.17% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).

Among 54 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Apple Inc. had 402 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, April 20 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, May 31 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Tuesday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, July 27. As per Tuesday, September 22, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Buy” on Monday, June 12. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, August 11 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Wednesday, August 2. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $18000 target. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Citigroup.

Edgewood Management Llc, which manages about $9.25B and $22.97B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in S&P Global Inc by 114,459 shares to 6.14 million shares, valued at $1.04B in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Allergan Plc by 45,601 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.49 million shares, and has risen its stake in Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG).

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $2.71 earnings per share, up 29.05% or $0.61 from last year’s $2.1 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $13.75B for 15.15 P/E if the $2.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.89 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth.

Since October 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 22 insider sales for $99.72 million activity. Another trade for 6,000 shares valued at $2.52M was sold by MELTZER MARK J. Brogna Salvatore sold $3.34M worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Thursday, March 1. SMITH LONNIE M sold 46,667 shares worth $21.31 million. Myriam Curet sold 2,770 shares worth $1.25 million. Friedman Michael A had sold 2,181 shares worth $999,198. $430,000 worth of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) was sold by RUBASH MARK J.

Gofen & Glossberg Llc, which manages about $3.51B and $2.80B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Intercontinentalexchange Grp (NYSE:ICE) by 7,242 shares to 88,039 shares, valued at $6.21M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Brighthouse Financial by 14,663 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4,448 shares, and cut its stake in Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG).

Among 20 analysts covering Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Intuitive Surgical Inc had 77 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 4 by Evercore. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 20 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) on Monday, July 10 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, September 6 by Wedbush. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 21 by J.P. Morgan. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. As per Friday, April 1, the company rating was downgraded by BTIG Research. The stock of Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, January 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in 2017 Q4. Its up 11.44, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 23 investors sold ISRG shares while 21 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 458 raised stakes. 191.92 million shares or 430.23% more from 36.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gilder Gagnon Howe And Ltd Llc has invested 1.08% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Weik, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,160 shares. Texas-based Stephens Inv Mngmt Gru Lc has invested 0.67% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Ftb Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 18 shares. Mgmt Lc reported 575 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Baillie Gifford holds 1.43% of its portfolio in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 3.16 million shares. Fifth Third State Bank accumulated 0% or 420 shares. Rampart Investment Lc accumulated 1,362 shares. Minnesota-based Next Century Growth Lc has invested 0.31% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG). Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Llc has 0.07% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) for 1,353 shares. 7,874 are owned by L & S Inc. Aqr Mgmt owns 197,705 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Comerica Bankshares holds 0.11% or 36,997 shares. Arrowstreet Partnership invested in 0.88% or 1.00M shares.

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