Apple (AAPL) Holder L & S Advisors Has Boosted Holding; New South Capital Management Increased Its Lkq (LKQ) Position by $546,070

January 13, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

New South Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Lkq Corp (LKQ) by 0.83% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. New South Capital Management Inc bought 15,602 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.79% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.89 million shares of the motor vehicles company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $67.94M, up from 1.87M at the end of the previous reported quarter. New South Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Lkq Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.43B market cap company. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $43.47. About 1.15M shares traded. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has declined 1.30% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.00% the S&P500.

L & S Advisors Inc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 13.22% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. L & S Advisors Inc bought 9,245 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.78% with the market. The institutional investor held 79,180 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.20 million, up from 69,935 at the end of the previous reported quarter. L & S Advisors Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $900.87 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.03% or $1.81 during the last trading session, reaching $177.09. About 25.42M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Among 52 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 40 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Apple Inc. had 344 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 22 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 11 by Raymond James. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, October 26. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, January 27. The rating was maintained by CLSA with “Buy” on Friday, September 16. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Robert W. Baird. On Wednesday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by Pacific Crest on Monday, June 5.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. 2.97 billion shares or 2.78% less from 3.06 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 70,779 were reported by Charter Trust Co. Horrell Mngmt, Arkansas-based fund reported 2,359 shares. Willow Creek Wealth Management has invested 1.54% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Westwood Holdings Group owns 314,906 shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. Chickasaw Management Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.39% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 15.07M shares stake. Central Commercial Bank & has 48,614 shares. Pax Ww Mgmt Ltd Co holds 2.44% or 277,375 shares in its portfolio. 465,707 were reported by Davis R M. Alkeon Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.26% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Foster And Motley has 2.48% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 93,397 shares. Orca Inv Mgmt Limited Com invested in 23,556 shares or 3.22% of the stock. Mechanics State Bank Trust Department has invested 1.75% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Liability Com Il reported 409,186 shares or 2.34% of all its holdings. C M Bidwell And Ltd invested in 24 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

L & S Advisors Inc, which manages about $330.44 million and $597.62 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Tower (NYSE:AMT) by 2,253 shares to 18,083 shares, valued at $2.47 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Healthcare Trust Of America (NYSE:HTA) by 23,217 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 17,321 shares, and cut its stake in Alphabet Inc A.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $93.68 million activity. $2.73M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were sold by Riccio Daniel J.. Shares for $9.98 million were sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG on Monday, August 7. Srouji Johny sold 5,892 shares worth $948,612. SCHILLER PHILIP W sold 56,808 shares worth $8.79M. 268,623 shares valued at $43.15 million were sold by COOK TIMOTHY D on Thursday, August 24. 63,388 shares were sold by AHRENDTS ANGELA J, worth $9.78 million on Tuesday, October 3.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $5.45 million activity. ALLEN A CLINTON also sold $526,755 worth of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) shares. The insider CASINI VICTOR M sold 25,000 shares worth $920,500.

New South Capital Management Inc, which manages about $3.52 billion and $4.19 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Hsn Inc. (NASDAQ:HSNI) by 87,644 shares to 1.71M shares, valued at $66.67M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Sirius Xm Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) by 165,629 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 16.86 million shares, and cut its stake in Discovery Comm Cl A (NASDAQ:DISCA).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 33 investors sold LKQ shares while 175 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 273.62 million shares or 1.13% less from 276.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Suntrust Banks owns 10,287 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 4,595 were accumulated by Wolverine Asset Limited Liability Co. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board owns 140,944 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Thompson Inv reported 154,117 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can, a Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 501,364 shares. Frontier Capital Management Ltd invested 0.61% of its portfolio in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Prudential Fincl stated it has 0.12% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Rockefeller Svcs owns 0% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 1,157 shares. Fil Ltd accumulated 1.81M shares or 0.19% of the stock. Cornerstone Capital Mgmt Hldg Ltd Com stated it has 0.01% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). 740,369 were reported by Davenport Lc. Eagle Boston Investment Mgmt has 5,649 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Nikko Asset Management Americas owns 29,200 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Parametric Associates Ltd Liability Company holds 0.03% or 765,328 shares in its portfolio. Redmond Asset Mngmt Limited Com has 1.07% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) for 65,439 shares.

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