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Private Asset Management Has Increased Position in Salesforce.Com (CRM) by $571,068; Applied Matls (AMAT) Holder Capital Management Increased Its Stake

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Capital Management Corp increased its stake in Applied Matls Inc (AMAT) by 26.87% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital Management Corp bought 36,245 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.54% with the market. The institutional investor held 171,117 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $9.52M, up from 134,872 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital Management Corp who had been investing in Applied Matls Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $49.71B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $49.31. About 15.79 million shares traded or 10.57% up from the average. Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has risen 12.95% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.38% the S&P500. Some Historical AMAT News: 26/04/2018 – ADVISORY-Alert on Applied Materials CEO commenting on blockchain technology withdrawn; 26/04/2018 – APPLIED MATERIALS INC CEO LISA SU SAYS BLOCKCHAIN IS A GOOD TECHNOLOGY BUT IS A DISTRACTION IN THE SHORT TERM – CNBC; 17/05/2018 – Applied Materials Delivers Strong Year-On-Year Growth in Quarterly Revenue and Earnings Per Share; 17/05/2018 – APPLIED MATERIALS CEO SPEAKING ON CONFERENCE CALL; 18/05/2018 – Tech Today: Square Unzettled, Debating AMAT, Google’s 60 Minutes — Barron’s Blog; 16/05/2018 – Applied Materials at AllianceBernstein Conference May 30; 17/05/2018 – APPLIED MATERIALS INC AMAT.O QUARTERLY GAAP SHR $1.09; 18/05/2018 – Applied Materials Stokes Analyst Fears of Slowing Display Market; 17/05/2018 – APPLIED MATERIALS INC – QUARTERLY REVENUE OF $4.57 BLN, UP 29 PERCENT YEAR OVER YEAR; 23/04/2018 – DJ Applied Materials Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AMAT)

Private Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Salesforce.Com Inc (CRM) by 37% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Private Asset Management Inc bought 4,923 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.70% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 18,227 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.12M, up from 13,304 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Salesforce.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $102.83 billion market cap company. It closed at $138.41 lastly. It is up 40.20% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.63% the S&P500. Some Historical CRM News: 02/04/2018 – MOODY’S ASSIGNS A3 SR UNSECURED RATING TO SALESFORCE.COM; 28/03/2018 – SALESFORCE CEO SPEAKS AT TRAILHEADX CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO; 07/03/2018 – PointClickCare Technologies Extends Capabilities of Salesforce Health Cloud With Its Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Insights; 29/05/2018 – Salesforce.com 1Q Net $344M; 12/04/2018 – Salesforce Co-Founder and CTO to Participate in Upcoming Investor Meeting; 29/05/2018 – Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The economy is really ripping; 20/03/2018 – Salesforce Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire MuleSoft; 24/04/2018 – Salesforce to Invest $2.2B in Its French Business Over Five Years; 20/03/2018 – Salesforce to Acquire MuleSoft for Enterprise Value of $6.5B; 09/03/2018 – SALESFORCE.COM INC – NEW INTEGRATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN ROLLING OUT H2 2018

Capital Management Corp, which manages about $401.58M and $371.47M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) by 7,436 shares to 52,513 shares, valued at $9.20M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) by 2,143 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 42,688 shares, and cut its stake in Orbotech Ltd (NASDAQ:ORBK).

Among 28 analysts covering Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Applied Materials Inc. had 125 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) earned “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, September 28. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 18 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, February 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, May 20 report. B. Riley & Co maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, February 19 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 13 by UBS. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Neutral” on Wednesday, April 6. The stock of Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 13 by Deutsche Bank. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) rating on Friday, May 18. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $7500 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4600 target in Thursday, June 29 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.09, from 0.86 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 50 investors sold AMAT shares while 356 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 278 raised stakes. 762.68 million shares or 4.33% less from 797.20 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Dixon Hubard Feinour Brown Va has invested 1.55% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Scotia stated it has 87,570 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. 10,561 are held by Lombard Odier Asset (Europe) Limited. Amalgamated Bank & Trust holds 0.23% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) or 154,471 shares. Sensato Investors Limited Liability Com holds 341,743 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker has 30,566 shares. Guinness Asset Limited holds 108,560 shares. Gru One Trading Lp reported 0.03% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Indexiq Advisors Ltd Llc has 0.14% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 78,303 shares. Ancora Advsr Ltd Liability reported 38,649 shares. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board has 0.23% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Polar Limited Liability Partnership owns 0.34% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 614,435 shares. Associated Banc has invested 0.02% in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT). Columbus Circle Invsts, Connecticut-based fund reported 1.29 million shares. Braun Stacey Associates Incorporated has 1.04% invested in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) for 271,265 shares.

Since December 29, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $10.41 million activity. Salehpour Ali had sold 125,125 shares worth $6.44 million on Friday, December 29. Another trade for 53,466 shares valued at $2.83M was sold by Nalamasu Omkaram. Forrest Stephen R sold $214,680 worth of stock.

More notable recent Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Applied Materials Is So Attractive Under $50” on May 22, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: “Applied Materials, Inc. Stock Was Hammered by Earnings, Time to Profit” published on May 21, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Buy Alibaba – Cramer’s Lightning Round (6/12/18)” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Applied Materials Looks Undervalued” published on May 29, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Applied Materials Announces Cash Dividend” with publication date: June 07, 2018.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 5 buys, and 216 insider sales for $165.22 million activity. Another trade for 16,844 shares valued at $1.99 million was sold by Hawkins Mark J. Wojcicki Susan bought $791,981 worth of stock or 6,000 shares. $14,629 worth of stock was sold by Roos John Victor on Thursday, March 1. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $585,058 was sold by Benioff Marc. $96,341 worth of salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) was sold by Dayon Alexandre on Friday, May 25. On Tuesday, May 22 the insider Weaver Amy E sold $56,932.

Among 57 analysts covering Salesforce.com (NYSE:CRM), 51 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Salesforce.com had 249 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of CRM in report on Friday, June 24 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 23 by Suntrust Robinson. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 1 by Stephens. BMO Capital Markets maintained salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) rating on Wednesday, November 22. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $118.0 target. As per Saturday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Monday, August 17. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $100.0 target in Sunday, August 20 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 23 by Oppenheimer. The stock of salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, August 23. The stock of salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) earned “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Thursday, August 27.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.44 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.25, from 1.19 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 48 investors sold CRM shares while 254 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 304 raised stakes. 608.53 million shares or 0.05% more from 608.21 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Shine Inv Advisory Svcs stated it has 1,743 shares. Scotia Capital accumulated 43,058 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Verition Fund Ltd Liability Co accumulated 2,993 shares. Gamco Et Al reported 4,796 shares. Alpha Cubed Ltd Liability Co owns 2,307 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Egerton Cap (Uk) Llp accumulated 2.81 million shares or 2.66% of the stock. Columbia Partners L L C Inv invested 0.75% in salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM). The New York-based Secor Cap Advsrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.75% in salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM). Kepos Capital L P, a New York-based fund reported 42,027 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Lc stated it has 296,255 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Moreover, Mckinley Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation Delaware has 1.76% invested in salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) for 258,459 shares. Da Davidson And holds 0.02% in salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) or 8,511 shares. 1,655 were reported by Optimum Inv. Congress Asset Mgmt Communications Ma invested 0.09% of its portfolio in salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM). Riverhead Capital Management Lc reported 10,991 shares.

More notable recent salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Salesforce: Just A Wealth Of Superlatives” on June 01, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “3 Reasons salesforce.com Stock Could Rise” published on June 07, 2018, Fool.com published: “The 3 Things Salesforce Executives Can’t Stop Talking About” on June 04, 2018. More interesting news about salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Salesforce.com: Impressive Quarter – Expect More” published on June 01, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “NFIB Small Business Optimism Soars. Here Are Some Companies That May Benefit” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

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