Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Shareholder Geode Capital Management Cut Stake by $2.56 Million as Share Price Declined; American Tower Reit (AMT) Stock Rose While Johnson Financial Group Has Cut Stake by $492,855

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Geode Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) by 0.69% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Geode Capital Management Llc sold 41,228 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 5.90M shares of the air freight and delivery services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $367.70 million, down from 5.94 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Geode Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Southwest Airlines Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $32.20 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.96% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $58.26. About 1.62 million shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has declined 18.85% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.85% the S&P500. Some Historical LUV News: 26/04/2018 – Southwest Airlines 1Q Rev $4.9B; 03/05/2018 – Failed Southwest Air Jet Engine Had Passed Seven Inspections; 18/04/2018 – SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO – THE FLIGHT 577 AIRCRAFT HAS BEEN TAKEN OUT OF SERVICE FOR MAINTENANCE REVIEW; 06/04/2018 – Southwest Airlines Reports March Traffic; 20/04/2018 – ENGINE MANUFACTURER CFM RECOMMENDS EMERGENCY INSPECTIONS WITHIN THE NEXT 20 DAYS TO FAN BLADES OF SOME CFM56-7B ENGINES AFTER SOUTHWEST AIRLINES INCIDENT -STATEMENT; 27/04/2018 – Passenger sues Southwest Airlines over last week’s fatal engine explosion; 19/04/2018 – Rep. DeFazio: DeFazio, Larsen Press DOT on Safety Oversight Following Southwest Airlines Incident and Media Exposé on Allegian; 21/05/2018 – SOUTHWEST AIRLINES – 289.8 MLN VOTES AGAINST PROPOSAL TO REQUIRE INDEPENDENT BOARD CHAIRMAN VS 172.1 MLN “FOR” VOTES IN ADVISORY VOTE – SEC FILING; 17/04/2018 – NBC New York: #BREAKING: Southwest Airlines flight from NYC to Dallas makes unscheduled landing in Philadelphia; 17/04/2018 – SOUTHWEST CEO SAYS DON’T KNOW CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT YET

Johnson Financial Group Inc decreased its stake in American Tower Corp Reit (AMT) by 53.8% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Johnson Financial Group Inc sold 3,399 shares as the company’s stock rose 12.80% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 2,919 shares of the real estate investment trusts company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $424,000, down from 6,318 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc who had been investing in American Tower Corp Reit for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $76.23B market cap company. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $173.06. About 486,157 shares traded. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) has risen 15.32% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.32% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Southwest Airlines Co. had 97 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, November 18. On Monday, April 30 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Thursday, April 12. As per Friday, June 1, the company rating was downgraded by Imperial Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 15 by Argus Research. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, January 22. The firm has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research given on Thursday, March 22. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 7 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Outperform” on Friday, October 26. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 22 by UBS.

Geode Capital Management Llc, which manages about $354.88B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab (Charles) Corp (NYSE:SCHW) by 307,631 shares to 12.87 million shares, valued at $631.15 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc by 38,510 shares in the quarter, for a total of 183,975 shares, and has risen its stake in Wynn Resorts Ltd (NASDAQ:WYNN).

More notable recent Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Southwest Airlines: Intrinsically Cheap But Is Now The Time To Buy? – Seeking Alpha” on November 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Southwest Airlines: Earnings Power Still Underappreciated – Seeking Alpha” published on July 30, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Is It Time To Fall In LUV With Southwest Airlines? – Seeking Alpha” on November 14, 2018. More interesting news about Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “FAA halts some flights into LaGuardia – Seeking Alpha” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) Has 21% Upside Potential, Argus Says In Upgrade – Benzinga” with publication date: September 07, 2018.

Since August 17, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $100,283 activity. 980 shares were sold by MONTFORD JOHN T, worth $50,241.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.87 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 46 investors sold LUV shares while 256 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 178 raised stakes. 424.82 million shares or 0.25% more from 423.74 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Koshinski Asset has 0.18% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 20,714 shares. Highvista Strategies Ltd Co invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Destination Wealth Mngmt has 305 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Oakworth Capital has 2,338 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. North Star Invest Mgmt holds 5,467 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Systems has 0.04% invested in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 42,320 shares. Fil reported 11 shares. Metropolitan Life reported 94,247 shares. 3,165 were reported by Washington Retail Bank. First Bancorp Of Omaha holds 0.64% or 228,771 shares. 8,925 are owned by Texas Yale. 21,322 were accumulated by Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mngmt Inc. Cornerstone Advisors reported 0.15% in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV). Avalon Advsr Lc accumulated 251,415 shares or 0.44% of the stock. Oxbow Advsrs Lc holds 0.86% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) for 114,227 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.03, from 1.14 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold AMT shares while 305 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 280 raised stakes. 390.23 million shares or 0.79% less from 393.35 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Reliance Tru Of Delaware has 8,862 shares. Highland Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corp owns 5,566 shares. Vigilant Capital Management Limited Co reported 0.02% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Dearborn Ptnrs Llc invested in 1.21% or 118,821 shares. Chem Financial Bank reported 6,023 shares. Lasalle Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.32% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). British Columbia Investment Corporation holds 0.23% or 149,592 shares in its portfolio. Ohio-based Stratos Wealth Prns has invested 0.04% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd Llc has 1.45M shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Moneta Grp Investment Advsrs Ltd Llc has 0.04% invested in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Td Asset Management has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Prudential Pcl stated it has 5,898 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pennsylvania-based Vantage Investment Advsrs Lc has invested 0.01% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 367,040 shares in its portfolio. Resolution Cap Limited invested 6.54% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT).

More notable recent American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Guggenheim: Cell Tower REIT Crown Castle (NYSE:CCI) Has Compelling Outlook As 5G, Mobile Data Grow – Benzinga” on January 25, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Apple Hospitality REIT: Why I’m Not Taking A Bite Out Of This Apple – Seeking Alpha” published on February 05, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “What A Real Blue-Chip REIT Looks Like Might Surprise You – Seeking Alpha” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF: REIT Preferred Shares ETF With A 6.2% Yield – Seeking Alpha” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “REITs Offering Value With Brad Thomas (Podcast) – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 23, 2019.

Since September 7, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 insider sales for $70.16 million activity. Shares for $8.45M were sold by Bartlett Thomas A on Friday, January 18. $130,795 worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) was sold by SHARBUTT DAVID E on Wednesday, November 14. DiSanto Edmund sold $1.73 million worth of stock or 11,000 shares. Shares for $503,250 were sold by Lara Gustavo. The insider THOMPSON SAMME L sold 2,000 shares worth $314,220. $1.77 million worth of stock was sold by Puech Olivier on Monday, November 19.

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