Charter Trust Company Maintains Stake in Costco Wholesale (COST); Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Stake in Accenture Plc (ACN) Trimmed by $504,075

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Charter Trust Company increased its stake in Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) by 15.17% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Charter Trust Company bought 3,880 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.18% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 29,465 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $6.00 million, up from 25,585 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Charter Trust Company who had been investing in Costco Wholesale Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $106.43 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $241.95. About 2.19 million shares traded or 3.21% up from the average. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 15.54% since April 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.17% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 04/04/2018 – Cal EMA Spills: SPILL Report – COSTCO – 04/04/2018 02:16 PM; 09/05/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE APRIL COMP SALES UP 10.9%; 29/05/2018 – Costco Wholesale Corp expected to post earnings of $1.69 a share – Earnings Preview; 11/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP SAYS COMPARABLE SALES FOR TOTAL COMPANY UP 8.6% FOR FIVE WEEKS ENDED APRIL 8; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO CFO GALANTI SPEAKS ON ANALYST TELECONFERENCE; 11/04/2018 – Costco Wholesale March Sales $12.92 Billion, Up 10.9%; 07/05/2018 – BUFFETT SAYS IPHONE, ELMER’S GLUE, COSTCO ARE EXAMPLES OF MOATS; 23/03/2018 – Shares of Target and Kroger jump on report of possible merger talks; 09/05/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP COST.O SAYS TOTAL COMPANY COMPARABLE SALES 10.9% IN APRIL; 15/05/2018 – Bridgewater Adds Biogen, Exits Costco, Buys More Newfield: 13F

Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Accenture Plc (ACN) by 1.42% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc sold 3,575 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.38% with the market. The hedge fund held 247,870 shares of the business services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $34.95 million, down from 251,445 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Schwerin Boyle Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Accenture Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $113.94 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $178.64. About 2.66M shares traded or 33.73% up from the average. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since April 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.10% the S&P500. Some Historical ACN News: 12/04/2018 – Accenture Appoints Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala, Executive Officer at Intel, to Bd of Directors; 03/05/2018 – Accenture to Co-Develop Digital Defense and Security Solution with SAP, Helping Defense Agencies Accelerate Digital Capabilities; 22/03/2018 – ACCENTURE PLC – QTRLY NEW BOOKINGS $10.3 BLN VS. $9.2 BLN REPORTED LAST YEAR; 25/04/2018 – Accenture CEO Gives Strategy for Digital Transformation (Video); 25/04/2018 – Industrial Manufacturers Turning to AI to “Turbocharge” Products and Services, According to Accenture Report; 20/03/2018 – Publicis seeks to boost growth by going deeper into consulting; 29/03/2018 – Accenture MBA Innovation Challenge Supports Wounded Warrior Project® with Pro-Bono Consulting Services; 23/05/2018 – ACCENTURE COMMITS $200M TO JOB TRAINING SKILLS OVER THREE YEARS; 20/03/2018 – SAP SE SAPG.DE – ACCENTURE AND SAP TO BUILD AND DEPLOY EXTENDED PLANNING SOLUTIONS ON SAP S/4HANA; 04/04/2018 – Accenture Interactive Named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies

Charter Trust Company, which manages about $751.90 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 16,432 shares to 133,618 shares, valued at $3.81 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 3,681 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 143,003 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Latin America 40 Etf (ILF).

Since October 22, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 6 selling transactions for $11.41 million activity. LIBENSON RICHARD M also sold $458,976 worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares. On Friday, January 4 the insider DECKER SUSAN L sold $332,108. Shares for $5.22 million were sold by LAZARUS FRANZ E. The insider GALANTI RICHARD A sold 4,163 shares worth $945,940. Another trade for 22,500 shares valued at $5.03 million was made by JELINEK W CRAIG on Monday, October 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.07, from 1.11 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 70 investors sold COST shares while 431 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 400 raised stakes. 336.90 million shares or 12.99% more from 298.17 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Motco holds 24,425 shares or 0.55% of its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund, a Texas-based fund reported 88,139 shares. Spectrum Asset Mngmt Inc (Nb Ca) holds 0.83% or 5,135 shares in its portfolio. Weik Capital reported 1.48% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Glenmede Company Na invested in 0.34% or 337,740 shares. Eastern Financial Bank has 1.08% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 70,959 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt has invested 0.08% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). 355 are held by Athena Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company. Miracle Mile Advisors Limited Co has invested 0.06% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Brinker has 1,083 shares. Fort Lp accumulated 0.32% or 6,599 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma reported 0.03% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). George Kaiser Family Foundation stated it has 0.31% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Welch And Forbes Ltd Liability Co invested 0.68% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Sequoia Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 1,592 shares.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.11, from 1.05 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 55 investors sold ACN shares while 396 reduced holdings. 89 funds opened positions while 337 raised stakes. 467.89 million shares or 5.94% more from 441.67 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Tower Limited Liability (Trc) invested in 0.15% or 14,359 shares. Hm Payson &, a Maine-based fund reported 3,910 shares. 18,123 were reported by First Hawaiian Retail Bank. Blair William Il accumulated 545,684 shares or 0.56% of the stock. Hartford Inv Mgmt accumulated 0.35% or 80,262 shares. Wisconsin-based Mason Street Limited Liability Company has invested 0.32% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). 3,167 were accumulated by Jaffetilchin Prns Lc. Davis R M owns 138,497 shares. Art Advisors Lc reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Moreover, Wesbanco State Bank has 0.13% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) for 15,170 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.01% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) or 7,601 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.38% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). State Street owns 25.14M shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. Private Ocean Ltd Llc owns 415 shares. Verity Verity Limited Company stated it has 28,018 shares or 1.06% of all its holdings.

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