Bank Of Nova Scotia Has Lowered Apple (Put) (AAPL) Holding By $30.77 Million; Unipro Financial Services (UPRO)’s Sentiment Is 0.79

June 20, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Bank Of Nova Scotia decreased Apple Inc (Put) (AAPL) stake by 87.71% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bank Of Nova Scotia sold 267,600 shares as Apple Inc (Put) (AAPL)’s stock rose 12.78%. The Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 37,500 shares with $4.34 million value, down from 305,100 last quarter. Apple Inc (Put) now has $779.78B valuation. The stock declined 0.64% or $0.94 reaching $145.4 per share. About 14.13M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

About 158,341 shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 (UPRO) has risen 59.77% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.07% the S&P500.

Edgestream Partners L.P. holds 1.04% of its portfolio in ProShares UltraPro S&P 500 for 6,097 shares. Jump Trading Llc owns 19,951 shares or 0.57% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Drw Securities Llc has 0.51% invested in the company for 81,604 shares. The Maryland-based Sol Capital Management Co has invested 0.15% in the stock. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group (Ca), a California-based fund reported 2,810 shares.

Bank Of Nova Scotia increased Synchrony Finl (NYSE:SYF) stake by 801,100 shares to 817,991 valued at $29.67M in 2016Q4. It also upped Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN) stake by 110,171 shares and now owns 265,450 shares. Restaurant Brands Intl Inc was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 90 investors sold AAPL shares while 975 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 723 raised stakes. 3.04 billion shares or 1.85% more from 2.98 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Ssi Invest Mngmt Incorporated has 14,090 shares. Davis holds 2.1% or 25,454 shares. Jensen Mngmt holds 1.71 million shares. Orrstown Serv invested in 2.03% or 17,901 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability holds 1.33% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 63,605 shares. Renaissance Group Ltd holds 1.31% or 279,322 shares in its portfolio. Plancorp Llc invested in 0.5% or 15,136 shares. Burt Wealth Advsr has invested 0.98% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). First Allied Advisory Services Incorporated invested 2.29% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Ensemble Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 6.37% or 223,136 shares in its portfolio. Huntington Commercial Bank invested 1.74% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Forward Llc accumulated 11,127 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Howe Rusling reported 109,482 shares. Vident Investment Advisory Ltd Company has 0.16% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Trillium Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 0.8% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.57 EPS, up 10.56% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.42 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $8.42 billion for 23.15 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.10 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.24% negative EPS growth.

Since December 27, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 32 insider sales for $162.84 million activity. COOK TIMOTHY D sold $1.10M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, February 2. AHRENDTS ANGELA J had sold 25,377 shares worth $3.91 million. Cue Eduardo H sold 45,000 shares worth $6.92 million. 17,897 shares were sold by Maestri Luca, worth $2.51 million. KONDO CHRIS sold $339,204 worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, February 2. On Wednesday, February 1 GORE ALBERT JR sold $8.98 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 70,000 shares. 47,796 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares with value of $6.85M were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W.

Among 45 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Apple Inc. had 214 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by CLSA with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest on Wednesday, October 28. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, July 27 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Friday, September 11 by Oppenheimer. Goldman Sachs maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Wednesday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Robert W. Baird. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. As per Friday, September 30, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. As per Wednesday, April 27, the company rating was maintained by FBN Securities. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 11 report.

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