Sankaty Advisors Cut Stake in Halliburton Co (HAL) by $1.15 Million as Valuation Declined; New England Investment & Retirement Group Has Increased Its Amazon.Com (AMZN) Stake by $516,774

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Sankaty Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Halliburton Co (HAL) by 25% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sankaty Advisors Llc sold 28,794 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.20% with the market. The hedge fund held 86,383 shares of the oilfield services and equipment company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.50 million, down from 115,177 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sankaty Advisors Llc who had been investing in Halliburton Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $27.51B market cap company. The stock increased 1.82% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $31.4. About 7.15M shares traded. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has declined 32.63% since February 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.63% the S&P500. Some Historical HAL News: 27/03/2018 – HALLIBURTON: OILFIELD LABOR MARKET REMAINS TIGHT; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton 1Q Net $46M; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton 1Q Completion/Production Rev $3.81B; 04/04/2018 – HAL, SLB: At press conference unveiling new oil and gas discovery in #Bahrain. 1bilion barrel discovery. Light oil and gas discovered; 20/03/2018 – S&P REVISES HALLIBURTON CO. TO RATING ‘A-‘ FROM ‘BBB+’; OUTLOOK ‘STABLE’; 23/04/2018 – HALLIBURTON REVISES 2018 CAPEX BUDGET UP SLIGHTLY TO $2 BILLION; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton 1Q Rev $5.7B; 27/05/2018 – ARAMCO AWARDS HALLIBURTON CONTRACT FOR UNCONVENTIONAL GAS PROJ; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton 1Q Operating Income Was $354 Million; 23/04/2018 – Halliburton 1Q Adj EPS 41c

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc increased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 12.65% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc bought 258 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,297 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.60M, up from 2,039 at the end of the previous reported quarter. New England Investment & Retirement 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 1,349 shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 41.49% since February 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.49% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 17/05/2018 – Amazon Research Awards Honor Outstanding Academic Projects in Artificial Intelligence; 15/05/2018 – Fnac Darty, MediaMarktSaturn in purchasing alliance; 27/04/2018 – Billboard: Amazon Launches Country Playlist Aimed At Foreign Fans; 27/04/2018 – Amazon employees went on a cross-country bus tour to learn about aging Americans; 18/04/2018 – AMAZON’S BEZOS SAYS 2017 WAS BEST YEAR YET FOR HARDWARE SALES; 12/04/2018 – AMZN: Trump has set up a task force to look at, among other things, the Postal Services pricing on packages – i.e. Amazon; 02/04/2018 – Nike’s earnings beat came with another highly anticipated announcement Thursday evening, that Nike will begin selling on Amazon.com; 05/05/2018 – For example, a middle-of-the-pack employee at Facebook makes more than 8 times Amazon’s median employee salary; 17/05/2018 – Walmart Wasting Money Chasing Amazon, Says Columbia University’s Cohen (Video); 22/05/2018 – Amazon under fire over facial recognition software

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. Robert W. Baird maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Wednesday, March 14. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $1650.0 target. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, April 27 by Barclays Capital. SunTrust maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, July 24. SunTrust has “Neutral” rating and $550 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 1 by Axiom Capital. The company was maintained on Friday, February 3 by Mizuho. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 4. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 2 by Bank of America. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, January 29 with “Outperform”.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 insider sales for $75.62 million activity. $27.69 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by BEZOS JEFFREY P. McGrath Judith A also sold $952,500 worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Wednesday, August 15. The insider WILKE JEFFREY A sold 1,645 shares worth $3.09M. 1,927 shares were sold by Zapolsky David, worth $3.66M on Wednesday, August 15. Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.87 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Wednesday, August 15. The insider STONESIFER PATRICIA Q sold 1,375 shares worth $2.31 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.16, from 1.34 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, 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. Gateway Advisory Limited Co accumulated 129 shares. 14,852 were accumulated by Ardevora Asset Llp. Mechanics Bancorp Tru Department stated it has 1.24% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Gruss And Communication stated it has 16.91% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 1.27% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 921,079 shares. Lvm Management Limited Mi owns 207 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Macquarie invested 0.31% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Jefferies Limited Liability invested in 0.05% or 4,080 shares. Vigilant Ltd Liability Company holds 12,476 shares or 3.33% of its portfolio. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Co Ltd Liability accumulated 1,600 shares or 0.02% of the stock. M Holdg Incorporated invested 1.28% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Menora Mivtachim Limited holds 29,126 shares or 1.58% of its portfolio. Obermeyer Wood Counsel Lllp owns 0.15% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 893 shares. Nelson Roberts Invest Advsr Ltd Llc accumulated 10,964 shares or 5.05% of the stock. Aureus Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 15,723 shares or 4% of all its holdings.

New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc, which manages about $526.71M and $152.56M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Msci Emerging Markets Etf (EEM) by 47,421 shares to 60,083 shares, valued at $2.58 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 4,824 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 17,851 shares, and cut its stake in Yield Municipal Index Etf.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Amazon: Poor Guidance, Again? – Seeking Alpha” on February 04, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Nasdaq 100 Movers: AMZN, SYMC – Nasdaq” published on February 01, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Amazon heads to Coachella – Seeking Alpha” on February 12, 2019. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Amazon (AMZN) Q4 Earnings Preview: Revenue, AWS, Advertising & Prime – Nasdaq” published on January 17, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) – Delivery Robots Put Sidewalks In The Spotlight – Benzinga” with publication date: February 06, 2019.

Since September 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $1.15 million activity. Another trade for 1,300 shares valued at $37,050 was sold by Beaty Anne L.. Brown James S sold $648,034 worth of stock.

More recent Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Halliburton: A Trader’s Perspective – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Raymond James Stays Bullish On Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), Lowers Estimates On Tough 2019 Forecast – Benzinga” on January 23, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Is bottom in for HAL? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 22, 2019 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.92 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 77 investors sold HAL shares while 278 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 271 raised stakes. 658.95 million shares or 1.94% less from 671.97 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Geode Management Ltd invested 0.11% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Glynn Mgmt owns 0.29% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 35,313 shares. Pillar Pacific Cap Mngmt Lc has 0.53% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 120,744 shares. Gradient Investments Lc reported 0% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Canandaigua Savings Bank & holds 0.04% or 6,025 shares in its portfolio. Guardian Life Insurance Of America has invested 0.02% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Acg Wealth holds 0.11% or 20,157 shares in its portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc invested in 0.32% or 563,420 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland) holds 12,591 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Cap Fund Mngmt holds 0.4% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 1.83 million shares. Cambridge Research Inc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Advent Capital Mngmt De invested 0.03% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). Adams Natural Res Fund Inc holds 277,870 shares. Palisade Asset Mngmt Limited Liability accumulated 25,382 shares. Cleararc Capital invested in 0.12% or 22,763 shares.

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