Blue Edge Capital Cut Apple (AAPL) Stake; Athabasca Oil (TSE:ATH) Had 5 Analysts Last Week

March 21, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Blue Edge Capital Llc decreased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 4.41% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Blue Edge Capital Llc sold 855 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)’s stock rose 12.78%. The Blue Edge Capital Llc holds 18,539 shares with $2.86B value, down from 19,394 last quarter. Apple Inc now has $869.03B valuation. The stock decreased 2.27% or $3.97 during the last trading session, reaching $171.27. About 33.18 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Athabasca Oil Sands Corporation (TSE:ATH), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Athabasca Oil Sands Corporation had 33 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, March 10 the stock rating was maintained by TD Securities with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 15 by Desjardins Securities. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, December 16 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “” rating given on Tuesday, June 28 by Desjardins Securities. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. The rating was downgraded by Dundee Securities on Tuesday, January 12 to “Sell”. On Friday, November 11 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform”. Scotia Capital maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, February 10 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 3 by TD Securities. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $2 target in Thursday, December 15 report. See Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSE:ATH) latest ratings:

The stock increased 7.48% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $1.15. About 4.20 million shares traded or 457.35% up from the average. Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSE:ATH) has 0.00% since March 21, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Athabasca Oil Corporation engages in the exploration, development, and production of light and thermal oil resource plays in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin in Alberta, Canada. The company has market cap of $586.76 million. The firm operates in Light Oil and Thermal Oil divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s principal properties are the Kaybob and Placid asset areas located in northwestern Alberta; and the Hangingstone asset in northeastern Alberta.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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. Legacy Private Tru reported 30,683 shares. Bourgeon Capital Ltd Liability Corp holds 3.36% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 36,984 shares. Neumann Mgmt Ltd Liability owns 3.45% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 36,129 shares. The California-based Cohen Capital Mngmt Inc has invested 0.09% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Robecosam Ag accumulated 0.49% or 41,243 shares. The New York-based Nbt Bank N A Ny has invested 3.14% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 147,884 are owned by Lee Danner & Bass. Calamos Wealth owns 139,316 shares or 2.98% of their US portfolio. Curbstone Corp accumulated 47,132 shares. The California-based Aimz Investment Advisors Ltd Liability has invested 3.66% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Cipher Cap LP reported 11,440 shares stake. Foster And Motley reported 2.48% stake. Delta Capital Management Lc reported 4.09% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Berkshire Asset Management Limited Liability Corp Pa accumulated 0.31% or 17,974 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd Co holds 2.48 million shares.

Blue Edge Capital Llc increased Ishares Msci Canada (EWC) stake by 727 shares to 90,206 valued at $2.61 billion in 2017Q3. It also upped Mkt Vctrs J P Mrgn Em stake by 19,578 shares and now owns 131,226 shares. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was raised too.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $2.71 earnings per share, up 29.05% or $0.61 from last year’s $2.1 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $13.75 billion for 15.80 P/E if the $2.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.89 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity. The insider Riccio Daniel J. sold 15,642 shares worth $2.42 million. Another trade for 63,388 shares valued at $9.78M was sold by AHRENDTS ANGELA J. SCHILLER PHILIP W had sold 56,808 shares worth $8.79 million on Tuesday, October 3.

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 34 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 385 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 13. Susquehanna maintained it with “Buy” rating and $155 target in Wednesday, October 28 report. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Longbow initiated it with “Buy” rating and $125 target in Wednesday, July 6 report. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Canaccord Genuity. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Monday, August 24. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $150 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest given on Tuesday, April 4. The company was maintained on Friday, September 11 by Bernstein. Mizuho maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Wednesday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Rosenblatt on Tuesday, November 21 with “Buy”.

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