Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America Has Raised Its Amazon Com (AMZN) Position by $450,065 as Shares Rose; Attunity LTD (ATTU) Shareholder G2 Investment Partners Management Has Decreased Its Position by $505,290 as Valuation Rose

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 42.49% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America bought 385 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1,291 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.51 million, up from 906 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $714.79B market cap company. The stock increased 2.43% or $35.01 during the last trading session, reaching $1476.51. About 1.25M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

Josh Goldberg decreased its stake in Attunity Ltd (ATTU) by 29.47% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. G2 Investment Partners Management Llc sold 84,215 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.87% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Josh Goldberg held 201,511 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.41M, down from 285,726 at the end of the previous reported quarter. G2 Investment Partners Management Llc who had been investing in Attunity Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $160.67 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $7.75. About 2,652 shares traded. Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) has declined 4.98% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.53% the S&P500.

Among 54 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 50 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Amazon.com had 283 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 28 report. Piper Jaffray maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, August 4 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. Raymond James upgraded the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, October 27 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest with “Overweight” on Friday, July 29. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 26 by Evercore. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Hold” rating by Vetr on Friday, August 21. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, July 24. Nomura maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Tuesday, May 3 with “Buy” rating.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $45.88 million activity. 2,216 shares were sold by Zapolsky David, worth $3.24M. The insider Jassy Andrew R sold $2.90M. WILKE JEFFREY A sold $2.91 million worth of stock or 2,000 shares. The insider ALBERG TOM A sold $1.01 million. The insider Blackburn Jeffrey M sold 12,666 shares worth $18.50 million. Reynolds Shelley sold 544 shares worth $795,502.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 69 investors sold AMZN shares while 578 reduced holdings. 168 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. 280.02 million shares or 0.09% more from 279.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas accumulated 157,883 shares or 1.23% of the stock. The New York-based Klingenstein Fields & Limited Liability has invested 1.2% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Dnb Asset Management As has invested 0.61% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Chem Comml Bank reported 3,856 shares stake. 11,004 are owned by Landscape Limited Liability. Parkside Finance Bank And Trust holds 0.28% or 656 shares. America First Advsr Limited Liability Co accumulated 25 shares. Lafayette Invs Inc has invested 0.09% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Drw Secs Lc invested in 5,616 shares or 0.69% of the stock. The Arkansas-based Horrell Capital Mgmt has invested 0.02% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Incorporated stated it has 1.86 million shares. Hightower Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.66% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Richard Bernstein Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.75% or 14,618 shares. First Corp In reported 0.3% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Pennsylvania Tru holds 0.61% or 11,634 shares in its portfolio.

G2 Investment Partners Management Llc, which manages about $585.42M and $259.11M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lendingtree Inc New (NASDAQ:TREE) by 58,084 shares to 60,084 shares, valued at $20.46M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Silicom Ltd (NASDAQ:SILC) by 138,188 shares in the quarter, for a total of 256,047 shares, and has risen its stake in National Beverage Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:FIZZ).

Among 7 analysts covering Attunity (NASDAQ:ATTU), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Attunity had 8 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Needham with “Buy” on Monday, December 11. On Thursday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by TH Capital with “Buy”. The stock of Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) earned “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Thursday, November 2. Ladenburg Thalmann initiated Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) on Friday, September 11 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. Craig Hallum downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. William Blair initiated Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) on Monday, December 18 with “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $-0.10 earnings per share, down 42.86% or $0.03 from last year’s $-0.07 per share. After $-0.06 actual earnings per share reported by Attunity Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 66.67% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 6 in 2017 Q4. Its up 5.29, from 0.71 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold ATTU shares while 2 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 9.14 million shares or 270.11% more from 2.47 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. G2 Investment Prns Ltd Co holds 0.54% or 201,511 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & reported 8,300 shares stake. Morgan Stanley owns 1 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Grp reported 4,564 shares. 1492 Cap Mngmt Ltd reported 90,000 shares. Penn Capital Mgmt Incorporated invested 0.13% in Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU). Prescott Gru Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.54% of its portfolio in Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU). Susquehanna Intll Grp Llp has 10,774 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Walleye Trading Limited Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU) for 10,365 shares. Portolan Cap Mgmt Limited Co owns 671,898 shares. Paw Cap holds 2.63% or 300,000 shares in its portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 0% of its portfolio in Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU). Renaissance Lc reported 0% in Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ:ATTU). S Squared Techs Ltd Liability Co invested in 175,000 shares. Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) has 8,266 shares.

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