Nadler Financial Group Cut Apple (AAPL) Holding by $1.03 Million as Stock Declined; Norris Perne & French Llp Has Cut Stake in Nike Class B (NKE) by $1.05 Million as Market Valuation Declined

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Nadler Financial Group Inc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 8.49% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nadler Financial Group Inc sold 4,583 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.32% with the market. The institutional investor held 49,406 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.15 million, down from 53,989 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nadler Financial Group Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $802.45 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $170.18. About 9,214 shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.17% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.17% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 14/05/2018 – As much as $150 billion annually at stake for Apple, Intel and other US tech companies in China-US trade fight; 17/04/2018 – Vancouver Sun: Apple planning a news subscription service similar to Apple Music; 06/04/2018 – Full transcript: Apple CEO Tim Cook with Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Education, iPhones, privacy and Facebook were all big topics of discussion; 23/04/2018 – iPhone Blog: AT&T, Verizon investigated for eSIM antitrust after complaint by Apple; 03/05/2018 – GOOGLE SAYS ADVANCED PROTECTION NOW SUPPORTS APPLEā€™S NATIVE APPLICATIONS ON IOS DEVICES, INCLUDING APPLE MAIL, CALENDAR, AND CONTACTS – BLOG; 07/05/2018 – APPLE: COURT SETS JULY 20 HEARING DATE TO CONSIDER SETTLEMENT; 15/05/2018 – APPALOOSA LP DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN APPLE INC – SEC FILING; 02/04/2018 – Mercury News: Sources: Apple to ditch Intel, will use its own chips in Macs by 2020; 07/04/2018 – SAUDI CROWN PRINCE MEETS TIM COOK AT APPLE HEADQUARTERS; 29/05/2018 – Japan Display/Apple: bad roll model

Norris Perne & French Llp decreased its stake in Nike Inc Class B (NKE) by 7.91% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Norris Perne & French Llp sold 12,441 shares as the company’s stock declined 11.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 144,744 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $12.26M, down from 157,185 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Norris Perne & French Llp who had been investing in Nike Inc Class B for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $134.40 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $85.4. About 5.03M shares traded. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has risen 19.65% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.65% the S&P500. Some Historical NKE News: 15/03/2018 – NIKE INC – HILL WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MARKETING, GEOGRAPHIES, NIKE DIRECT AND GLOBAL SALES; 23/05/2018 – The NFL and Nike have signed a giant 10-year deal with online retailer Fanatics The pact is aimed at revving up the league’s on-demand manufacturing capabilities; 16/03/2018 – Pro4ma founder and CEO Liz Dunn says the sudden departure of two top Nike executives is indicative of a cultural problem of workplace misconduct; 04/04/2018 – Nike’s efforts to increase representation of women and minorities will start at the vice president level, the memo said; 22/03/2018 – Nike Earnings: I Have Good News & Bad News — Barron’s Blog; 07/05/2018 – NIKE, Inc. Announces Rosemary St. Clair as new VP, GM of Global Women’s and Cesar Garcia as new VP, GM of Global Running; 13/03/2018 – SF Express orders over CNY 100 million employee jackets from Nike, sources say; 30/04/2018 – Chico’s, Joining Nike and Sears, Turns to Amazon to Sell Its Products; 22/03/2018 – Ackman exits Nike stake with $100 million in profit; 16/03/2018 – Second Nike Executive Is Said to Be Leaving Amid Conduct Review

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.01, from 0.83 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 48 investors sold NKE shares while 496 reduced holdings. 126 funds opened positions while 322 raised stakes. 969.47 million shares or 1.35% less from 982.71 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Brown Advisory reported 0.06% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). 10,733 are owned by Pitcairn. Moreover, Freestone Limited has 0.26% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 479,605 shares. Stearns Fincl Ser Gp reported 2,891 shares. Investors reported 8.86M shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Oakbrook Investments Limited has 518,760 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh reported 37,813 shares. Washington Trust Savings Bank holds 27,292 shares or 0.34% of its portfolio. Mastrapasqua Asset Management invested in 94,703 shares or 1.52% of the stock. Moreover, Commerce Bank & Trust has 0.14% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 138,954 shares. C M Bidwell Assoc Limited has 260 shares. Eulav Asset Mgmt owns 0.26% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 73,000 shares. 1.27 million were reported by Spf Beheer Bv. Prentiss Smith And Com owns 497 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Willingdon Wealth Mgmt has 0.04% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE).

Among 45 analysts covering Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE), 30 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Nike Inc. had 277 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained the shares of NKE in report on Friday, June 29 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Wednesday, September 28. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $55 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, September 19. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, September 8. Piper Jaffray maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) rating on Friday, July 21. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $5300 target. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Positive”. As per Tuesday, September 19, the company rating was downgraded by Susquehanna. Jefferies maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) on Friday, December 22 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna with “Positive” on Tuesday, October 11.

Analysts await NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) to report earnings on March, 28. They expect $0.63 earnings per share, down 7.35% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.68 per share. NKE’s profit will be $991.50M for 33.89 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by NIKE, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.15% EPS growth.

Norris Perne & French Llp, which manages about $1.06B and $763.96M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Knight Transportation Inc by 41,455 shares to 352,790 shares, valued at $12.16M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO) by 2,198 shares in the quarter, for a total of 49,837 shares, and has risen its stake in Schlumberger Ltd Com (NYSE:SLB).

Since September 11, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $66.08 million activity. $11.05M worth of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) was sold by PARKER MARK G on Wednesday, January 2. RODGERS JOHNATHAN A sold $1.36M worth of stock. Matheson Monique S. sold 17,000 shares worth $1.41M.

More notable recent NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Nike Has Won The War – Seeking Alpha” on January 26, 2019, also Fool.ca with their article: “Is Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) Still a Buy After Nike (NYSE:NKE) Announces Yoga Pants Line? – The Motley Fool Canada” published on January 17, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Nike signs 10-year deal with MLB – Seeking Alpha” on January 28, 2019. More interesting news about NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “As Nike (NYSE:NKE) Rebounds, So Does Foot Locker (NASDAQ:FL), Says Bullish Jefferies – Benzinga” published on January 25, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Cowen expects Nike to run higher – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 22, 2019.

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. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by S&P Research with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 11. As per Wednesday, March 7, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, September 8 by Wells Fargo. RBC Capital Markets maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, July 27 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 1 by Mizuho. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Friday, September 22. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, August 28 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, January 17 by Longbow.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Technology Sector Update for 02/11/2019: AAPL,CAMT,RGSE – Nasdaq” on February 11, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Apple Inc. (AAPL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 08, 2019 – Nasdaq” published on February 07, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Technology Sector Update for 02/08/2019: VCRA, EGAN, QNST, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” on February 08, 2019. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Technology Sector Update for 02/05/2019: GLUU, ALLT, STX, MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, GOOG – Nasdaq” published on February 05, 2019 as well as Livetradingnews.com‘s news article titled: “Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is again the most valuable U.S. public company – Live Trading News” with publication date: February 07, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.71 in 2018Q2. It dropped, 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. Davis R M owns 420,874 shares or 3.45% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cetera Advisor Ntwk Lc has 2.36% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Maryland Cap Management stated it has 145,290 shares. Cwh Inc accumulated 8,844 shares or 0.92% of the stock. Palisade Capital Ltd Co Nj reported 1.14% stake. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Limited Liability Co has 838,137 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com, a Connecticut-based fund reported 8,046 shares. Hillsdale Inv invested 0.08% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Castleark Ltd Liability Company owns 361,379 shares. 101,896 were reported by First Interstate National Bank. Convergence has invested 1.54% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Armstrong Shaw Ct invested in 6.97% or 35,948 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund owns 4.41% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 1.42 million shares. Harding Loevner Limited Partnership reported 1.28 million shares. Lvm Cap Limited Mi reported 151,013 shares.

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