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Curbstone Financial Management Corp Maintains Position in Apple Computer (Aapl) (AAPL)

Curbstone Financial Management Corp Maintains Position in Apple Computer (Aapl) (AAPL)

Curbstone Financial Management Corp who had been investing in Apple Computer (Aapl) for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $895.17B market cap company. Hefty Wealth Partners now owns 804 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 174 shares during the last quarter. Shares for $8.79 million were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W on Tuesday, October 3. Apple Inc. Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 2nd. It has outperformed by 19.71% the S&P500.

Northeast Investment Management increased its stake in Merck & Co Inc (MRK) by 20.12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The hedge fund run by Peter Muller held 96,325 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $539,000, up from 11,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northeast Investment Management who had been investing in Merck & Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $154.03 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.00% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $11.75. About 1.50M shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since December 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 23.48% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold GD shares while 313 reduced holdings. Miracle Mile Advsr Ltd Liability Com reported 714 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 101 shares.

Investors bought shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Croft has invested 2% in Apple Inc. Factory Mutual Ins Com reported 1.91 million shares or 3.22% of all its holdings. Bancorp Of Ny Mellon Corp has 52.94M shares. West Coast Ltd Co accumulated 86,482 shares.

Atria Investments LLC raised its stake in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 9.12 million shares. Dowling Yahnke Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.24% or 11,620 shares. Mckinley Capital Ltd Liability Delaware reported 1.52% stake. (NYSE:MRK). 43,227 were reported by Clean Yield Grp Incorporated. Osher Van De Voorde Mngmt has 58,617 shares for 4.79% of their portfolio.

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Evanson Asset Management Llc, which manages about $3.18 billion and $467.66M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS) by 103,231 shares to 4.51M shares, valued at $47.08 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Citigroup maintained Apple Inc. The iPhone maker reported $2.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.87 by $0.20. They expect $2.87 earnings per share, up 16.19% or $0.40 from last year's $2.47 per share. GD's profit will be $710.63 million for 21.14 P/E if the $2.38 EPS becomes a reality.

Still, the vast majority of Street analysts view Apple share as a good bet for investors looking for equity upside. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, forty-three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 77% are positive. Inc. had 71 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by HSBC with "Buy" on Wednesday, November 1. Instinet cut Apple from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $175.00 price objective for the company.in a research note on Tuesday. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with "Buy". Loop Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $180.0 target. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by UBS. Loop Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 11 by Rosenblatt. Nomura set a $185.00 target price on Apple and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $90.94 million activity. Eulav Asset Mngmt has 0.66% invested in General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) for 68,100 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 9,080 shares. Ally Financial Incorporated holds 1.14% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with "Neutral" on Monday, May 2. LEVINSON ARTHUR D also sold $5.52 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 4,163 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 97,582 shares. The insider RODGERS JOHNATHAN A sold 16,000 shares worth $855,206. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, October 3. The stock has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, August 1. Therefore 53% are positive. Carlton Hofferkamp Jenks Wealth Management Ltd Llc reported 2.39% in Apple Inc. The stock of Nautilus, Inc. The company was downgraded on Thursday, March 24 by Deutsche Bank. FEDERIGHI CRAIG sold $9.98 million worth of stock or 63,163 shares. Wunderlich maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, September 28 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Wednesday, April 27. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 29,449,961 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $4,241,383,000 after purchasing an additional 3,845,363 shares in the last quarter. Imperial Capital downgraded the stock to "In-Line" rating in Monday, September 19 report. Sei Investments reported 0.12% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc.

The net switching rate - the percentage of non-iPhone smartphone owners that switched to an iPhone minus the percentage of iPhone users that switched away to a different phone - jumped 130 basis points in the four-week period ending November 19, according to Morgan Stanley.

The company has a quick ratio of 1.23, a current ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 48 investors sold V shares while 617 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 358 raised stakes. Marco Invest Mgmt Ltd Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 2,150 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs LP has 0.01% invested in Nautilus, Inc. Cetera Advisors Lc owns 238,750 shares or 2.22% of their United States portfolio. Madison owns 575,789 shares or 1.08% of their USA portfolio. Veritas Inv Mngmt Llp holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. Cheviot Value Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 3.43% or 40,951 shares in its portfolio. Welch Capital Limited Liability Company reported 27,317 shares. Vident Advisory Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $896,142.81, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.97, a P/E/G ratio of 1.40 and a beta of 1.22.


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