Apple Inc. (AAPL) Given Buy Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies

Friday, 13 Oct, 2017

Ionic Capital Management Llc sold 59,272 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)'s stock rose 12.78%. The Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Llc holds 46,173 shares with $6.65 million value, up from 41,758 last quarter.

Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Apple Inc. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $33. The shares were sold at an average price of $143.32, for a total transaction of $6,850,122.72.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Premier Gold Mines Ltd. OGE Energy had 16 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 14. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, March 15 with "Market Perform". Maxim Group lifted their price objective on shares of Apple from $171.00 to $180.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, June 19th. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued an outperform rating and issued a $175.00 price objective on shares of Apple in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, November 25 with "Outperform". Barclays Capital has "Hold" rating and $12300 target. Susquehanna initiated DSW Inc. Pinnacle Bank purchased a new stake in shares of Apple during the first quarter worth $1,924,000.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (TSE:PG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Thursday, September 7 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Guggenheim given on Friday, August 11. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and forty-five have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Friday, September 11. The firm has "Hold" rating by Wunderlich given on Thursday, December 3. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by Nomura. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Mizuho. Valicenti Advisory Ser has invested 5.67% in Apple Inc. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/12/apple-inc-aapl-given-buy-rating-at-piper-jaffray-companies.html. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by Macquarie Research.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 25 selling transactions for $796.22 million activity. SEWELL D BRUCE sold $10.04M worth of Apple Inc. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 4,765,574 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $686,338,000 after acquiring an additional 3,178,809 shares in the last quarter. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 541,177 shares of company stock valued at $85,864,804. AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $11.10 million worth of stock. On Monday, May 22 Cue Eduardo H sold $6.92M worth of Apple Inc. $9.91 million worth of stock was sold by FEDERIGHI CRAIG on Tuesday, May 23. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Tuesday, May 9.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.68 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.64 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 62 investors sold AAPL shares while 1068 reduced holdings.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Cookson Peirce & accumulated 35,708 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 0% stake. Highland Lc holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) for 61,953 shares. Moreover, Vaughan Nelson Mgmt LP has 0.47% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Cognios Cap Ltd holds 1.84% in Apple Inc. Hourglass reported 2.61% in Apple Inc. Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 107,827 shares or 4.91% of the stock. Blume Cap Management Incorporated reported 84,370 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on October, 24. Massachusetts-based Hall Laurie J Trustee has invested 0% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 32,042 shares.

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Tiaa Cref Invest Management Lc reported 30.50M shares stake. The iPhone maker reported $1.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.57 by $0.10. AAPL's profit will be $9.66B for 20.98 P/E if the $1.87 EPS becomes a reality. Gateway Invest Advisers Limited has invested 3.71% in Apple Inc.

DSW Inc.is a footwear retailer. The Firm operates through two divisions: the DSW segment, which includes DSW stores and dsw.com, and the Affiliated Business Group (ABG) segment. It has a 19.22 P/E ratio. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 501 DSW stores, dsw.com and shoe departments in 288 Stein Mart stores and Steinmart.com, 106 Gordmans stores and Gordmans.com, and one Frugal Fannie's store.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.64 in 2017Q1. The shares were sold at an average price of $154.21, for a total transaction of $9,775,063.48. 112 funds opened positions while 620 raised stakes. Kbc Grp Inc Nv stated it has 2.19% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. Bancorp Of The West holds 1.84% or 94,555 shares in its portfolio. Frontier Investment Management Com holds 0.03% or 3,406 shares in its portfolio. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Ltd Liability Com holds 4.82% or 948,688 shares in its portfolio. Cibc holds 0% or 41,855 shares. (NYSE:DSW). Pitcairn has invested 0.03% in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Ls Advsr Limited Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in DSW Inc. Edgar Lomax Co Va owns 715,183 shares or 4.26% of their United States portfolio. Oppenheimer Co reported 62,739 shares. (NYSE:DSW). 34,700 were reported by Sector Pension Board. About 400,919 shares traded. It has underperformed by 3.91% the S&P500.