Axa Boosts Stake in Amphenol Co. (APH)

Saturday, 13 Jan, 2018

The Buffington Mohr Mcneal holds 38,950 shares with $3.37M value, up from 25,825 last quarter. The stock increased 2.28% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $9.43. About 103,489 shares traded. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has risen 31.78% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500.

Chesapeake Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Potash Corp Sask Inc (POT) by 87.44% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bluestein R H & Company who had been investing in Astrazeneca Plc Sp Adr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $85.59B market cap company. The stock increased 0.45% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $91.08. About 878,121 shares traded. Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE:POT) has risen 0.06% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.75% the S&P500.

Investors of record on Monday, December 18th were paid a $0.19 dividend. Its down 0.02, from 1.02 in 2017Q2.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of APH. Capital Fund Management S.A. purchased a new position in Amphenol during the second quarter valued at $1,074,000. The company reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.03. L And S accumulated 29,217 shares. Alta Cap Limited Co holds 2.99% or 547,049 shares. First Manhattan Co invested in 0% or 7,000 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Liability invested in 214 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Laffer Investments has 0.57% invested in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Canaccord Genuity reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Amphenol in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Huntington Financial Bank owns 59,733 shares or 0.09% of their USA portfolio. Mountain Pacific Inv Advisers Id invested 4.09% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Bank Of Mellon reported 14.30M shares. Fiduciary Tru reported 172,796 shares. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Top Pick" on Wednesday, November 30. Moreover, Highvista Strategies Ltd Llc has 0.13% invested in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Wednesday, September 27. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 45% are positive. Amphenol had 41 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 5 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 4. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, May 12 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Thursday, October 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) rating on Wednesday, January 3. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Monday, November 16 report. IBC downgraded the shares of PMTS in report on Thursday, May 12 to "Sector Perform" rating. During the same period past year, the business earned $0.73 earnings per share. APH's profit will be $247.32M for 27.98 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 insider sales for $60.43 million activity. Another trade for 220,000 shares valued at $18.94M was sold by NORWITT RICHARD ADAM. Insiders sold a total of 849,000 shares of company stock worth $75,518,690 over the last quarter. Gavelle Jean-Luc had sold 88,000 shares worth $7.60M on Friday, October 27. Cibc Ww Mkts Corporation holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) for 45,954 shares.

Mount Lucas Management Lp, which manages about $1.44 billion and $554.33M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) by 11,586 shares to 183,925 shares, valued at $10.32 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 73 investors sold Medtronic plc shares while 392 reduced holdings. 111.69 million shares or 33.14% more from 83.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bluemountain Capital owns 1,358 shares. Jane Street Grp Limited Company reported 6,795 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ameriprise has invested 0% of its portfolio in Immunomedics, Inc. Mackenzie Finance reported 1.44M shares. Citigroup holds 203,083 shares. S&Co reported 0.04% stake. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Lc invested in 255,417 shares. Private Advisor Gru Ltd Liability Co owns 0.02% invested in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) for 8,292 shares. Steinberg Asset Mngmt has 0.1% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. Tarbox Family Office holds 0.04% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation owns 20,420 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Td Asset Mgmt holds 154,600 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust accumulated 695,820 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Zeke Advsr Limited Liability Corp, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 5,209 shares. Old Second Savings Bank Of Aurora accumulated 1,350 shares. Therefore 43% are positive. CIGNA had 53 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, September 29 report. The stock of The Home Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMMU) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 24 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Friday, June 9. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, December 6.

In related news, Director Diana G. Reardon sold 503,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. With an institutional ownership near 94%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 2.63. It also upped Advaxis Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:ADXS) stake by 82,700 shares and now owns 261,200 shares.