The Rosenblatt Securities Analysts Give Apple (AAPL) a $180.00 Price Target


Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Llc increased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 40.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. LLC now owns 13,101 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $2,019,000 after purchasing an additional 4,795 shares in the last quarter. The institutional investor held 4,795 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $739,000, down from 8,335 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NASDAQ:AAPL) traded up $3.04 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $179.98. About 1.02M shares traded or 10.68% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since March 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.80% the S&P500.

Trustmark National Bank Trust Department increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 13.96% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Axa sold 180,836 shares as the company's stock rose 0.68% with the market. The hedge fund held 489,550 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.83 million, down from 568,508 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Richmond Hill Investment Company who had been investing in Post Hldgs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.56B market cap company.

Noven Financial Group Inc, which manages about $207.77 million and $166.44M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wisdomtree (DON) by 9,725 shares to 183,765 shares, valued at $18.37M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 18.59% since March 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Document Security Systems, Inc. Roman Michael F also sold $1.02 million worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Friday, February 2. Therefore 100% are positive. Diamondback Energy had 120 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $16800 target in Monday, July 31 report. Cue Fincl Group Inc reported 23,903 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 22. As per Tuesday, August 22, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. Barclays Capital maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, October 18 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Evercore given on Thursday, September 15. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Wednesday, October 28 with "Buy" rating. As per Tuesday, February 28, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.32, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. The stock was sold at an average price of $174.78, for a total transaction of $2,733,733.98. 21 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. (NASDAQ:FANG). Profund Advisors Ltd has 3,941 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Management owns 0.21% invested in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) for 117,926 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 36,518 shares. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 13,739 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,401,302.42. 72,888 are owned by Retirement Of Alabama. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Limited Com reported 0.61% in 3M Company (NYSE:MMM). (NASDAQ:SNPS). Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Holdg Llc, New York-based fund reported 25,864 shares. Needham Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 29,500 shares. (NASDAQ:PTC). 5,407 are owned by Da Davidson And. Pacad Limited holds 0.02% or 1,200 shares. Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Ca stated it has 41,925 shares. Nikko Asset Mngmt Americas invested in 0.08% or 120,400 shares. Moreover, Cap Management Va has 0.07% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Hartford Investment Management holds 3.42% or 1.18 million shares.

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Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W. (NASDAQ:PTC) for 444,135 shares. 10,000 Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) shares with value of $880,000 were sold by RUNKEL JOHN F JR. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $3.36 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Apple Inc. will post 11.43 EPS for the current fiscal year. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, thirty-two have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 57% are positive. 3M had 79 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Arizona State Retirement, Arizona-based fund reported 1.29 million shares. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Hold" on Wednesday, October 25. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, December 19 by Instinet. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, October 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Monday, April 4 by Credit Suisse.

Godsey & Gibb Associates lessened its holdings in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Tuesday, September 19. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Diamondback Energy, Inc. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $192.00 target price on shares of Apple in a research report on Thursday, December 7th.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Torch Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability holds 46,891 shares. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Apple by 3.4% in the third quarter. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Thomaspartners holds 1.26% or 1.02M shares in its portfolio. Riverbridge Partners holds 41,592 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 53,301,694 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $9,020,245,000 after purchasing an additional 360,312 shares in the last quarter. S R Schill And Associates invested 0.66% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 167,766 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, January 11 with "Hold" rating. Veritas Investment (Uk) holds 1,757 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. It also reduced its holding in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 7,302 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 163,337 shares, and cut its stake in Paypal Holdings Inc. Ajo LP invested in 606,553 shares or 0.41% of the stock.

Greenhaven Associates Inc, which manages about $5.72B and $6.66 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Lowe's Companies Inc. Frontier Investment Management invested in 251,466 shares or 3.21% of the stock. Crestpoint Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 29,400 shares or 2.02% of the stock. UBS maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 15,707 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Reinhart Prtnrs Inc stated it has 3,374 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

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