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Philip Morris Intl (Call) (PM) Shareholder Citigroup Decreased Stake; Fcg Advisors Stake in Apple Com (AAPL) Has Lifted by $889,943

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Fcg Advisors Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc Com (AAPL) by 24.1% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fcg Advisors Llc bought 5,329 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 27,444 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $4.61M, up from 22,115 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fcg Advisors Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $928.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $188.84. About 33.10 million shares traded or 10.09% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 22.56% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 27/03/2018 – Apple Unveils Everyone Can Create Curriculum to Spark Student Creativity; 27/04/2018 – Tesla’s head of Autopilot leaves; ex-Apple exec to succeed him; 10/04/2018 – Fleetsmith Launches Secure, Automated Apple Device Management with Zero-Touch Deployment through Apple DEP; 03/04/2018 – MEDIA-Apple hires Google’s Al chief John Giannandrea – New York Times; 01/05/2018 – Apple’s cash hoard hit $267.2 billion in the second quarter of 2018; 17/04/2018 – Tech Today: Apple’s Low-Profit Services, Souring on Facebook, Tesla Hits Pause — Barron’s Blog; 29/05/2018 – Apple to use OLED displays on 3 new handsets next year, industry sources say; 04/05/2018 – Swiss National Bank Cuts Its Stake in Apple, Microsoft, J&J; 09/04/2018 – Apple Inc. Says Facilities Now Using 100% Renewable Power; 09/04/2018 – Apple Currently Has 25 Operational Renewable Energy Projects Around the World

Citigroup Inc decreased its stake in Philip Morris Intl Inc (Call) (PM) by 24.89% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citigroup Inc sold 76,900 shares as the company’s stock declined 24.69% with the market. The institutional investor held 232,100 shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $23.07M, down from 309,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Citigroup Inc who had been investing in Philip Morris Intl Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $127.28 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.27% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $81.88. About 13.31M shares traded or 86.53% up from the average. Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) has declined 32.76% since June 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 45.33% the S&P500. Some Historical PM News: 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris Sees FY EPS $5.25-EPS $5.40; 02/05/2018 – Contrarius Adds Philip Morris, Exits Cheesecake Factory: 13F; 29/05/2018 – Altria, Reynolds, Lorillard, and Philip Morris Ordered to Issue Corrective Statements on Nicotine Addiction; 22nd Century’s Proprietary VLN (TM) Tobacco Called “Minimally or Non-Addictive”; 21/03/2018 – Philip Morris Ceases All Cigarette Production At Greek Facility, To Make Only Smoke-free Products — MarketWatch; 19/04/2018 – Philip Morris 1Q Adj EPS $1.00; 29/05/2018 – INSIGHT-Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS SEES 2018 EFFECTIVE TAX RATE OF ABOUT 26%; 29/03/2018 – Philip Morris Amends Bylaws to Allow for Increase of Board to 14 Directors From 13; 26/04/2018 – Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Files Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q; 19/04/2018 – PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC PM.N SEES FY 2018 SHR $5.25 TO $5.40

Since February 21, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 3 insider sales for $6.75 million activity. Li Jennifer also bought $3.25M worth of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) shares. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $8.21 million was sold by CAMILLERI LOUIS C. Shares for $489,360 were bought by Zielinski Miroslaw on Friday, April 27. Another trade for 49,000 shares valued at $5.08M was made by CALANTZOPOULOS ANDRE on Wednesday, February 21. $3.97M worth of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) was bought by Geissler Werner. $1.43M worth of stock was sold by FIRESTONE MARC S on Wednesday, February 21.

Citigroup Inc, which manages about $121.40 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Shoe Carnival Inc (NASDAQ:SCVL) by 42,838 shares to 43,804 shares, valued at $1.04M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Wheaton Precious Metals Corp by 660,949 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.17 million shares, and has risen its stake in Williams Sonoma Inc (Put) (NYSE:WSM).

Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.25 EPS, up 9.65% or $0.11 from last year’s $1.14 per share. PM’s profit will be $1.94B for 16.38 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual EPS reported by Philip Morris International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 61 investors sold PM shares while 545 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 427 raised stakes. 1.09 billion shares or 0.05% less from 1.09 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Communication Of Toledo Na Oh accumulated 0.12% or 4,575 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec owns 686,833 shares or 0.17% of their US portfolio. The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset has invested 0.05% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Comm Comml Bank reported 0.52% stake. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested 0.56% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Norris Perne & French Limited Liability Partnership Mi accumulated 15,543 shares or 0.22% of the stock. Zeke Capital Advsr Llc stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). The Massachusetts-based Arrowstreet Cap Partnership has invested 0.6% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). 68,673 were reported by Nuveen Asset Mgmt Limited Co. Mirae Asset Invests Ltd has invested 0.11% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Reliance Trust Of Delaware has invested 0.58% in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). Ar Asset Management Inc accumulated 4.55% or 113,806 shares. Blackhill Capital Inc invested in 91,024 shares or 1.69% of the stock. Donaldson Management Lc, a Indiana-based fund reported 2,281 shares. Kessler Group Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 9,490 shares or 1.2% of its portfolio.

Among 21 analysts covering Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Philip Morris International had 63 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 24 by Vetr. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, February 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, September 22, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Societe Generale upgraded the shares of PM in report on Friday, October 20 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 12 by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs maintained Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Monday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Citigroup. Bank of America downgraded Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) on Friday, April 20 to “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, April 20 by Goldman Sachs.

More notable recent Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Philip Morris: No Buyback Now” on June 04, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Better Buy: Altria Group vs. Philip Morris” published on May 21, 2018, Fool.com published: “Better Buy: Philip Morris International vs. Altria” on June 05, 2018. More interesting news about Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Philip Morris: A Killer Stock” published on June 08, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Reasons Philip Morris International Investors Should Be More Afraid Than Ever” with publication date: June 01, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.73 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 69 investors sold AAPL shares while 1039 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 2.86 billion shares or 3.74% less from 2.98 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 50,760 were reported by Ipswich Inv. Georgia-based Synovus has invested 1.08% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Hl Serv Ltd has invested 4.3% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Chemical Bancshares has 92,919 shares for 1.7% of their portfolio. Ruggie Grp reported 5,697 shares. Shufro Rose & Communication Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 73,200 shares or 1.21% of all its holdings. First Manhattan stated it has 3.23% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Carret Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp reported 3.5% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Brown Advisory Inc invested in 1.67 million shares or 1.21% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insur New York reported 1.01 million shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tnb Fincl reported 110,265 shares or 3.29% of all its holdings. Summit Fincl Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.56% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Berkshire Hathaway has invested 21.27% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Aspiriant Limited Co has 1.82% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 1.31 million shares.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Apple Inc. Takes Aim At Hollywood With First Feature Film” on June 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Microsoft Beat Apple (Capital Market Laboratories)” published on June 15, 2018, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) To Push NFC Updates That Will Allow Users To Unlock Cars And Doors” on May 30, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Apple, Inc. May Have a New Subscription Service in the Works” published on June 16, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Thursday Apple Rumors: Users Complain iOS 11.4 is Draining Batteries” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

Fcg Advisors Llc, which manages about $289.53 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr Core S&P500 Etf (IVV) by 1,452 shares to 26,822 shares, valued at $7.12 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Claymore Exchange Tr Gugg Ultr Sh Dur (GSY) by 12,827 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,428 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr Rus 1000 Grw Etf (IWF).

Among 56 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 421 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, January 27. As per Wednesday, April 27, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Friday, February 16 with “Market Perform”. As per Thursday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Argus Research. As per Tuesday, January 24, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, December 19 by Instinet. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 1 report.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 12 insider sales for $51.10 million activity. $6.51 million worth of stock was sold by LEVINSON ARTHUR D on Wednesday, May 9. Shares for $2.99M were sold by WILLIAMS JEFFREY E. Another trade for 38,228 shares valued at $6.75M was sold by AHRENDTS ANGELA J. $11.56 million worth of stock was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W on Tuesday, April 3. 17,372 shares were sold by Riccio Daniel J., worth $3.26 million on Thursday, May 17. Srouji Johny also sold $2.81M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares.

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