Apple (AAPL) : Panagora Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in Apple by 5.34% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 6,359,500 shares of Apple which is valued at $689,560,585 after selling 358,445 shares in Apple , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Nov 14, 2016.Apple makes up approximately 3.29% of Panagora Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Nuveen Fund Advisors boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 101 additional shares and now holds a total of 75,259 shares of Apple which is valued at $8,160,333. Apple makes up approx 1.15% of Nuveen Fund Advisors’s portfolio.Finemark National Bank Trust reduced its stake in AAPL by selling 7,125 shares or 2.95% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 234,724 shares of AAPL which is valued at $25,300,900. Apple makes up approx 2.58% of Finemark National Bank Trust’s portfolio.Contrarius Investment Management Ltd boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 660,836 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,458,061 shares of Apple which is valued at $161,669,804. Apple makes up approx 12.07% of Contrarius Investment Management Ltd’s portfolio.Advisors Capital Management boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 915 additional shares and now holds a total of 81,310 shares of Apple which is valued at $8,930,277. Apple makes up approx 0.92% of Advisors Capital Management’s portfolio.Deltec Asset Management reduced its stake in AAPL by selling 1,095 shares or 32.74% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,250 shares of AAPL which is valued at $264,308. Apple makes up approx 0.06% of Deltec Asset Management’s portfolio.
Apple opened for trading at $109.72 and hit $110.54 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $110.06, with a gain of 0.10% or 0.11 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,84,28,917 shares. Company has a market cap of $586,874 M.
On the company’s financial health, Apple reported $1.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Oct 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.66. The company had revenue of $46852.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $46977.40 million. The company’s revenue was down -9.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.96 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Apple. Apple was Downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to ” Long-term Buy” on Oct 27, 2016. Shares were Downgraded by Stifel on Oct 26, 2016 to ” Hold” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 115 from a previous price target of $130 .Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Oct 21, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 135 from a previous price target of $125 .
Apple Inc. (Apple) designs manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices personal computers and portable digital music players and a variety of related software services peripherals networking solutions and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone iPad Mac iPod Apple TV a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications the iOS and OS X operating systems iCloud and a variety of accessory service and support offerings. The Company also delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store App StoreSM iBookstoreSM and Mac App Store. The Company distributes its products worldwide through its retail stores online stores and direct sales force as well as through third-party cellular network carriers wholesalers retailers and value-added resellers. In February 2012 the Company acquired app-search engine Chomp.