As Bunge Limited (BG) Market Valuation Rose, Lumina Fund Management Has Increased by $569,500 Its Stake; Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Has Cut Apple (AAPL) Holding by $376,194 as Shares Declined

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 6.88% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc sold 2,226 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.81% with the market. The institutional investor held 30,126 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.10 million, down from 32,352 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Macnealy Hoover Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $905.71B market cap company. The stock increased 1.52% or $2.68 during the last trading session, reaching $178.5. About 19.24 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 19.49% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.94% the S&P500.

Lumina Fund Management Llc increased its stake in Bunge Limited (BG) by 11.46% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lumina Fund Management Llc bought 8,500 shares as the company’s stock rose 8.80% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 82,700 shares of the packaged foods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.55M, up from 74,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lumina Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Bunge Limited for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.58 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.005 during the last trading session, reaching $75.055. About 430,566 shares traded. Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) has declined 9.19% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.74% the S&P500.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $19.89 million activity. Shares for $2.65 million were sold by Riccio Daniel J..

Among 54 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Apple Inc. had 394 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 13 by Bernstein. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by BTIG Research on Wednesday, March 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Thursday, January 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $130.0 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 6 by Rosenblatt. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy”. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, August 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 11 by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 11 by Mizuho. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold AAPL shares while 1023 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 637 raised stakes. 2.98 billion shares or 0.18% more from 2.97 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thomas Story And Son Limited Liability owns 5,650 shares or 0.55% of their US portfolio. Ubs Asset Americas Inc holds 17.36 million shares. London Com Of Virginia accumulated 934,046 shares or 1.15% of the stock. Davidson Investment Advsrs stated it has 212,081 shares or 3.73% of all its holdings. Axa holds 2.43% or 3.66 million shares in its portfolio. Blue Edge Cap Llc stated it has 20,382 shares or 1.38% of all its holdings. Hall Laurie J Trustee holds 19,746 shares or 1.9% of its portfolio. Hap Trading Lc invested in 1.2% or 169,870 shares. Gould Asset Management Ca reported 5,564 shares or 0.41% of all its holdings. Ntv Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 1.71% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Nikko Asset Management Americas has invested 1.47% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Highstreet Asset Mngmt accumulated 46,263 shares. Gruss accumulated 6.99% or 42,250 shares. Insight 2811 has 0.54% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). American Fincl Group invested in 4.36% or 242,000 shares.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $2.71 EPS, up 29.05% or $0.61 from last year’s $2.1 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $13.75 billion for 16.47 P/E if the $2.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.89 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth.

Lumina Fund Management Llc, which manages about $805.90 million and $1.08B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Whitehall Fds Inc (VYM) by 10,300 shares to 186,900 shares, valued at $16.00M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Viacom Inc New (Call) (NASDAQ:VIA) by 191,200 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 20,000 shares, and cut its stake in Lyondellbasell Industries N (NYSE:LYB).

Among 11 analysts covering Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Bunge Limited had 35 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan upgraded Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) rating on Wednesday, March 7. J.P. Morgan has “Buy” rating and $90.0 target. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 5 report. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 2 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Friday, May 26. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $80 target in Friday, April 29 report. On Wednesday, March 7 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 12 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, March 20 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, September 27. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Tuesday, September 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 48 investors sold BG shares while 125 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 107.71 million shares or 1.45% less from 109.29 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Common Retirement Fund invested in 356,527 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 78,075 were reported by State Of Wisconsin Inv Board. Kbc Grp Nv owns 0.01% invested in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) for 17,724 shares. Asset Mngmt Inc owns 7,956 shares. 78,323 were accumulated by British Columbia Management Corporation. Cornerstone Advsrs accumulated 29 shares. Mirae Asset Glob Invs Ltd invested 0.01% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Rothschild Invest Corp Il holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) for 4,550 shares. Laurion Capital LP owns 7,800 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bruce Company has 0.22% invested in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) for 15,000 shares. Arizona State Retirement has invested 0.06% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Point72 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 0.5% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG) or 1.71M shares. Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Company invested 0.13% in Bunge Limited (NYSE:BG). Pnc Fincl Gp Inc accumulated 0% or 19,226 shares. 5,000 are held by Guyasuta Inv Advisors.

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