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Puzo Michael J Increases Stake in Fiserv (FISV); As Apple (AAPL) Stock Value Rose, Wealthtrust Axiom Has Raised by $2.08 Million Its Holding

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Puzo Michael J increased its stake in Fiserv (FISV) by 98.18% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Puzo Michael J bought 52,640 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.25% with the market. The institutional investor held 106,254 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $7.58M, up from 53,614 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Puzo Michael J who had been investing in Fiserv for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $30.98B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $75.66. About 682,626 shares traded. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 15.27% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.70% the S&P500.

Wealthtrust Axiom Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 65.7% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wealthtrust Axiom Llc bought 12,480 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 31,475 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $5.28 million, up from 18,995 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wealthtrust Axiom Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $911.07 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.61% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $185.36. About 12.25M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 22.56% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 06/03/2018 – Japanese Apple supplier hasten merger to offset poor iPhone sales; 06/04/2018 – Apple says repeal of U.S. EPA carbon plan would threaten investments; 23/03/2018 – Apple: U.S. iPhone Share Gains Could Boost Earnings — Barrons.com; 19/03/2018 – Apple: Are People Sick of Expensive Phones? — Barrons.com; 09/05/2018 – The Silicon Valley venture capitalist says Apple is a massive generator of cash, but it’s probably slipping on the innovation side; 26/04/2018 – Apple, Samsung and their investors are probably watching today’s Korean summit; 04/05/2018 – AppleInsider: Apple says mic problem affecting some iPhone 7 models with iOS 11.3 or later; 18/04/2018 – Apple’s Battery Issues Reveal Deeper Problems: Fully Charged; 14/03/2018 – French 2017 deficit to be in 2.7-2.8 pct range – Le Maire; 26/03/2018 – Apple chief Tim Cook said “well-crafted” regulation was required

Puzo Michael J, which manages about $234.76M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mastercard (NYSE:MA) by 1,780 shares to 58,146 shares, valued at $10.19M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in General Electric (NYSE:GE) by 35,961 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 49,774 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT).

More important recent Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Recent Analysis Shows Carpenter Technology, Fiserv, WR Grace, Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure …” on June 20, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “3 Fast-Growing Fintech Stocks to Buy”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Fiserv Stays Ahead With Innovative Solutions” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Sioux Valley CCU and Coulee Dam FCU Move to Fiserv to Enhance Member Experience and Streamline Technology” with publication date: June 19, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 10.53 in Q1 2018. Its up 9.72, from 0.81 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 39 investors sold FISV shares while 21 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 562 raised stakes. 700.79 million shares or 293.94% more from 177.89 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Commonwealth Comml Bank Of Australia has 21,974 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 52,812 are held by Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia. Green Square Cap Limited owns 10,074 shares. Sterling Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.02% or 29,553 shares. Proshare Ltd Liability has invested 0.13% in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV). Prudential Public Ltd Liability Corp invested in 10,871 shares or 0% of the stock. National Pension Serv owns 436,343 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Us Bancorp De stated it has 631,282 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Moreover, Mercer Capital Advisers has 0.49% invested in Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) for 9,400 shares. Veritable L P, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 14,052 shares. Principal Gp Incorporated Inc, a Iowa-based fund reported 648,012 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt Lp owns 97,200 shares. Coastline Co holds 2,810 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Umb Fincl Bank N A Mo stated it has 8,526 shares.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 insider sales for $14.51 million activity. The insider DiSimone Harry bought $49,981. Shares for $1.73 million were sold by OLEARY DENIS on Friday, February 16. $757,493 worth of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) was sold by ROBAK KIM M.

Among 24 analysts covering Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Fiserv had 61 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, February 8 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Robert W. Baird. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, September 6. As per Wednesday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. SunTrust maintained the shares of FISV in report on Tuesday, October 31 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. On Friday, April 15 the stock rating was initiated by Compass Point with “Sell”. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, October 28.

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. Morgan Stanley upgraded Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, June 13 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, April 7 by BTIG Research. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Thursday, April 5. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, September 8 by Wells Fargo. Daiwa Securities downgraded the shares of AAPL in report on Tuesday, August 2 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Friday, November 3. Robert W. Baird maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Wednesday, August 2. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $17200 target. Nomura maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Friday, September 22 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Friday, October 21 with “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.73 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, 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. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma reported 154,533 shares. Highland Lp invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 12.19 million are held by Cap Invsts. Phocas Financial Corp holds 0.09% or 8,758 shares. Greenlight Inc invested in 2.64% or 628,100 shares. First National reported 114,458 shares. Axa holds 3.53M shares. Wealthfront Incorporated reported 0.38% stake. Eagle Global Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0.96% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Stralem Incorporated stated it has 4,600 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Tokio Marine Asset Company has 18,428 shares for 0.54% of their portfolio. Epoch Ptnrs, a New York-based fund reported 3.65M shares. Cacti Asset Limited Liability Corporation invested in 367,453 shares. Gofen Glossberg Ltd Liability Il has 2.5% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 398,209 shares. Brown Advisory accumulated 1.21% or 1.67 million shares.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Apple: Conservative Price Target Of $240 (Mark Hibben)” on June 18, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “This Report Confirms What Tim Cook Has Been Saying All Along” published on June 16, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Apple’s Forward Estimates Updated” on June 12, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Bloomberg: Apple’s delayed charging mat could launch in September” published on June 21, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Get Apple Stock at a Trade-War Discount” with publication date: June 20, 2018.

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