Amazon Com (AMZN) Holder Wills Financial Group Has Raised Stake; Cott Que (COT) Position Upped by Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd

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Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd increased its stake in Cott Corp Que (COT) by 10.19% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd bought 21,433 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.63% with the market. The institutional investor held 231,744 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.74 million, up from 210,311 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd who had been investing in Cott Corp Que for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.17B market cap company. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $15.78. About 813,888 shares traded. Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) has declined 16.40% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.40% the S&P500. Some Historical COT News: 29/03/2018 – UK’S CMA – MERGER BETWEEN REFRESCO AND COTT WILL THEREFORE NOT BE REFERRED TO PHASE 2; 29/03/2018 – UK’S CMA – ACCEPTED UNDERTAKINGS IN LIEU OF REFERENCE TO PHASE 2 GIVEN BY REFRESCO GROUP NV UNDER SECTION 73 OF ENTERPRISE ACT 2002 ON COTT DEAL; 04/05/2018 – Cott Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – Cott Board of Directors Approved a $50M Share-Repurchase Plan on May 1; 03/05/2018 – COTT CORP – ON MAY 1, 2018, COTT’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVED A $50 MLN SHARE REPURCHASE PLAN; 05/03/2018 Cott Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 03/05/2018 – Cott 1Q EPS 3c; 21/03/2018 – Cott Corp Successfully Completes Cash Tender Offer of Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc; 03/05/2018 – Cott Sees Full-Year 2018 Consolidated Rev at Over $2.35B; 03/05/2018 – COTT CORP – INCREASED TARGETED FULL YEAR 2018 REVENUES TO OVER $2.35 BLN

Wills Financial Group Inc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 200.43% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wills Financial Group Inc bought 930 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,394 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.79M, up from 464 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wills Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $805.57B market cap company. The stock increased 0.12% or $1.99 during the last trading session, reaching $1640. About 3.32 million shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 41.49% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.49% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 27/04/2018 – Amazon More Than Doubles Credit Line as It Expands Globally; 25/04/2018 – Jolt Cola Announces Casey’s General Store Distribution Deal; 12/04/2018 – Trump, Having Denounced Amazon’s Shipping Deal, Orders Review of Postal Service; 19/04/2018 – Amazon Studios Greenlights Utopia, Signs Gillian Flynn to Overall Deal; 14/05/2018 – Amazon shareholders are getting opposite advice on whether diversity should be mandated for the company’s board:; 26/04/2018 – EMarketer predicts Amazon will become the third largest digital ad seller in the U.S. by 2020, behind Google and Facebook; 24/04/2018 – The company is building out its investment in cloud computing, placing it in more direct competition with Amazon and outlining a path forward for the company beyond advertising revenue; 22/05/2018 – CNBC Wires: Chile’s President Pinera to meet VP Amazon Web Services; 03/04/2018 – Consumer-discretionary Sector Leads Market Higher; Amazon, Netflix Rebound — MarketWatch; 26/04/2018 – Amazon’s Alexa is getting a memory

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 selling transactions for $75.62 million activity. The insider Zapolsky David sold $3.66M. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold 4,108 shares worth $8.02 million. The insider WILKE JEFFREY A sold $2.32 million. The insider Huttenlocher Daniel P sold $285,960. The insider McGrath Judith A sold 500 shares worth $952,500. STONESIFER PATRICIA Q had sold 1,375 shares worth $2.31M on Friday, November 2.

Among 57 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 54 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 334 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 29. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, July 12. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Monday, June 19. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Mizuho. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 27 report. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 27 by SunTrust. The company was maintained on Friday, April 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Axiom Capital.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Amazon Stock Takes Big Hit As New Indian Regulations Take Effect – Nasdaq” on February 01, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Consumer Sector Update for 02/08/2019: AMZN,COLM,COTY,HAS – Nasdaq” published on February 08, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Amazon: Poor Guidance, Again? – Seeking Alpha” on February 04, 2019. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Amazon (AMZN) to Post Q4 Earnings: Prime to Play a Key Role – Nasdaq” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), FedEx Corporation (NYSE:FDX) – Franchising Your Mailbox Might Put The USPS Out Of Business – Benzinga” with publication date: February 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.16, from 1.34 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 55 investors sold AMZN shares while 636 reduced holdings. 157 funds opened positions while 655 raised stakes. 260.67 million shares or 2.89% less from 268.42 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 17,700 were accumulated by Synovus Financial. Aureus Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 4% or 15,723 shares. Columbia Asset Management invested 2.38% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Gamble Jones Invest Counsel holds 1.72% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 9,279 shares. Staley Cap Advisers has invested 0.41% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Southeast Asset holds 180 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. 55 were accumulated by Spirit Of America Management Ny. Capstone Inv Advisors Ltd Company holds 21,921 shares. Arrow Financial holds 3.91% or 9,300 shares in its portfolio. Maplelane Ltd Liability Com holds 29,501 shares or 1.96% of its portfolio. D E Shaw & Incorporated has invested 1.53% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Atwood & Palmer holds 0.13% or 514 shares in its portfolio. Oak Associate Ltd Oh accumulated 55,017 shares. The Massachusetts-based Timber Creek Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 6.54% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Kornitzer Capital Management Ks invested 0.95% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Financial & Investment Management Group Ltd, which manages about $825.08M and $303.78 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHO) by 13,332 shares to 272,960 shares, valued at $13.53M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Global Self Storage Inc by 88,912 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 369,452 shares, and cut its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHR).

More notable recent Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) news were published by: Prweb.com which released: “RelaDyne Acquires CIRCOR Reliability Services Business, Previously COT-PURITECH – PR Web” on January 29, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Cott tells regulators about its sales in two ‘state sponsors of terrorism’ – Tampa Bay Business Journal” published on September 04, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Cott (Canada) (COT) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 02, 2018. More interesting news about Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) were released by: Vendingmarketwatch.com and their article: “Beverage Companies Turn To Healthy Drinks As Consumer Demand Shifts – VendingMarketWatch” published on January 17, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Beverage sector on watch after M&A development – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 27, 2018.

Since August 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $855,327 activity. HALPERIN STEPHEN also sold $550,192 worth of Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Cott Corporation had 43 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $1200 target. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, July 6. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Monday, June 12. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. BMO Capital Markets maintained Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, September 27. JP Morgan maintained Cott Corporation (NYSE:COT) rating on Friday, June 1. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and $19 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 9.

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