Kemnay Advisory Services Has Lowered Its Position in Apple (AAPL) as Share Price Declined; Carnival (CCL) Shareholder Brown Capital Management Has Upped Its Holding

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Brown Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Carnival Corp (CCL) by 1.17% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brown Capital Management Llc bought 8,666 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 747,423 shares of the marine transportation company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $47.66 million, up from 738,757 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brown Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Carnival Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $39.47 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $57.04. About 1.45M shares traded. Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) has declined 14.85% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.85% the S&P500. Some Historical CCL News: 02/05/2018 – Forbes Names Carnival Corporation One of America’s Best Large Employers; 08/03/2018 – Holland America Line Introduces Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruises Featuring Culinary Council Members, Master Mixologist, Wine Curator and Winemakers; 05/04/2018 – Holland America Line Establishes the Shared Humanity Award and Bestows First Honor on Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Grand World Voyage in Cape Town; 22/03/2018 – Carnival PLC: Carnival Corp & plc First Quarter Results; 22/03/2018 – CARNIVAL CORP – IN CONSTANT CURRENCY, NET REVENUE YIELDS INCREASED 3.9 PERCENT FOR 1Q 2018; 05/03/2018 – Holland America Line Elevates Celebrated Sushi Chef Andy Matsuda to its International Culinary Council; 26/04/2018 – St. Croix Source: Viya Announces Carnival Closings; 11/04/2018 – Carnival Raises Quarterly Dividend to 50c From 45c; 06/04/2018 – Carnival Cruise Line Adds 20 Cruises To Cuba From Tampa Aboard Carnival Paradise In 2019; 23/05/2018 – Cramer also sits down with the CEOs of Carnival Corp. and Global Payments

Kemnay Advisory Services Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 6.54% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kemnay Advisory Services Inc sold 2,651 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.32% with the market. The institutional investor held 37,865 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $8.55M, down from 40,516 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kemnay Advisory Services Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $805.47 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $170.82. About 13.08M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.17% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.17% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 16/03/2018 – Apple will have a Mar. 27th event focused on education; 26/03/2018 – Mediagazer: Since October, Apple has signed 12 TV projects, nine of them “straight-to-series”; sources say the company aims to; 01/05/2018 – A bunch of Apple suppliers have reported financial results that hint at slowing smartphone orders; 11/04/2018 – Christian Post: iPhone 2019 Rumor: Here’s The Feature Must-Have for Next Year, According to Apple; 11/05/2018 – 9to5Mac • : Carpool Karaoke coming to Apple’s TV app for free after first being an Apple Music; 23/03/2018 – Apple Will Return to Its Roots With Education Tools and New iPad; 27/04/2018 – Apple Sours Technology Sector’s Week as Earnings Anxiety Mounts; 05/05/2018 – HIGHLIGHTS-‘Oracle of Omaha’ Buffett comments on China, healthcare, deals; 11/05/2018 – Have those floppy disks ready! This connoisseur has the world’s largest collection of rare Apple computers; 19/03/2018 – Apple is developing own MicroLED screens – Bloomberg

Among 30 analysts covering Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Carnival Corporation had 100 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 21 by William Blair. UBS maintained the shares of CCL in report on Thursday, August 17 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, May 26 report. On Friday, May 25 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy”. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, March 31 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 24 by Deutsche Bank. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $74.0 target in Wednesday, September 20 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of CCL in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Equal Weight” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of CCL in report on Tuesday, March 29 with “Neutral” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of CCL in report on Monday, February 12 with “Outperform” rating.

Since October 1, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 insider sales for $69,000 activity. $1.00 million worth of stock was bought by DONALD ARNOLD W on Wednesday, December 26. $364,082 worth of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) was sold by KRUSE STEIN on Friday, January 11.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.36 in 2018Q2. It dropped, as 61 investors sold CCL shares while 203 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 235 raised stakes. 387.50 million shares or 0.15% less from 388.07 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. The Iowa-based Security Fincl Bank Of So Dak has invested 0.9% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Management Inc stated it has 16,227 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 4,081 were accumulated by Lmr Prns Llp. Chemical Bancorp reported 28,330 shares. Mason Street Limited Liability Corp owns 56,690 shares. National Asset Management reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). 300 were accumulated by Kessler Inv Ltd. Atria Investments Ltd Llc, North Carolina-based fund reported 3,855 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested 0.09% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Advsr Asset Management Incorporated invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Lord Abbett And Co Limited Liability Com has 1.13M shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Moreover, Hl Financial Ser Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) for 11,862 shares. Baldwin Invest Mgmt Lc holds 0.21% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) or 11,291 shares. Tealwood Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 1.4% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL). Cadence Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 0.18% in Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) or 50,879 shares.

More notable recent Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line Stocks All Soared in January – Motley Fool” on February 04, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Carnival Corp. (CCL) Names Katie Lahey to Board – StreetInsider.com” published on January 15, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Cruise line sector rallies after Royal Caribbean impresses – Seeking Alpha” on January 30, 2019. More interesting news about Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Carnival Corp. appoints Lahey to board of directors – South Florida Business Journal” published on January 15, 2019 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “5 Metrics From Royal Caribbean’s Record-Setting 2018 – The Motley Fool” with publication date: February 02, 2019.

Brown Capital Management Llc, which manages about $7.02B and $11.01B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ansys Inc (NASDAQ:ANSS) by 104,457 shares to 2.39 million shares, valued at $445.44M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in O Reilly Automotive Inc New (NASDAQ:ORLY) by 1,112 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,248 shares, and cut its stake in Neogen Corp (NASDAQ:NEOG).

Among 58 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Apple Inc. had 477 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, February 28, the company rating was maintained by Guggenheim. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 6 by Longbow. The firm has “Outperform.” rating by FBR Capital given on Monday, October 26. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 31 by Drexel Hamilton. Barclays Capital maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Overweight” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Hold” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Buy” rating and $155 target in Friday, September 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 5 by Robert W. Baird.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 0.71 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 54 investors sold AAPL shares while 1030 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 577 raised stakes. 2.68 billion shares or 3.22% less from 2.77 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Planning Alternatives Ltd Adv holds 0.57% or 14,754 shares. Lifeplan Gp Inc stated it has 1,203 shares. Capital City Trust Fl has invested 3.04% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Hbk LP reported 8,514 shares. Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability Corp holds 2.96% or 1.82 million shares in its portfolio. Mengis Cap Mngmt owns 42,468 shares for 5.27% of their portfolio. Independent Investors Inc has invested 30.7% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The California-based Malaga Cove Cap Ltd Liability has invested 0.25% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Suncoast Equity Mngmt holds 45,451 shares or 2.39% of its portfolio. Clear Harbor Asset Llc reported 88,594 shares. 117,342 are owned by Crawford Counsel. Moreover, Beacon Cap Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 914 shares. Jrm Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corp reported 30,941 shares. Brandywine Mgmt Limited Company holds 2.25% or 1.60M shares in its portfolio. Richard Bernstein Advsr reported 201,093 shares.

Since November 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $902,607 activity. LEVINSON ARTHUR D had sold 1,521 shares worth $255,087.

Kemnay Advisory Services Inc, which manages about $326.91M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 24,935 shares to 115,727 shares, valued at $19.03M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Altaba Inc by 22,447 shares in the quarter, for a total of 140,232 shares, and has risen its stake in Alphabet Inc.

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