Mraz Amerine & Associates Stake in Apple (AAPL) Boosted by $390,302; Burns J W & Co Lifted Its Abbott Labs (ABT) Stake by $1.14 Million

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Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 30.68% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc bought 2,486 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.81% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 10,589 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $1.67 million, up from 8,103 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mraz Amerine & Associates Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $956.59 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.82% or $3.62 during the last trading session, reaching $202.87. About 24.11M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.49% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 29/05/2018 – Apple is reportedly planning on using OLED screens on new iPhones going forward. Consumers could see a good deal of benefits, according to @robotodd; 27/04/2018 – Recode Daily: Amazon’s got a new Prime number – annual membership goes up to $119, from $99 Plus, Apple is exiting the Wi-Fi router business, Snapchat releases a new version of its video-recording Spectacles, and meet the women of cryptocurrency; 01/05/2018 – “Apple remains one of the most significant technology companies in the world,” analyst Tom Forte says; 08/03/2018 – In the past, some artists have made a connection between Apple’s wealth and its efforts (or lack thereof) to pay musicians; 14/03/2018 – Brand Rankings Give Two Different Views of Apple, Google — Barron’s Blog; 02/05/2018 – The iPhone X was the most popular iPhone sold every week of Apple’s most recent quarter, Tim Cook told CNBC’s Jim Cramer; 07/03/2018 – Ireland chooses BNY Mellon to manage Apple escrow fund; 21/03/2018 – T&G GLOBAL LTD TGG.NZ – T&G IS ALSO IN DISCUSSIONS REGARDING T&G FOODS’ APPLE JUICE CONCENTRATE FACILITY IN NELSON; 30/04/2018 – Tech Today: Broadcom Warns, Apple’s Cash, Sprint, T-Mo Purgatory — Barron’s Blog; 13/03/2018 – Apple will unveil the next generation of iOS and macOS on June 4th. via @verge

Burns J W & Co Inc increased its stake in Abbott Labs (ABT) by 63.54% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Burns J W & Co Inc bought 15,890 shares as the company’s stock rose 7.95% with the market. The institutional investor held 40,896 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.96M, up from 25,006 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Burns J W & Co Inc who had been investing in Abbott Labs for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $128.09B market cap company. The stock decreased 4.52% or $3.45 during the last trading session, reaching $72.93. About 8.44M shares traded or 45.61% up from the average. Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) has risen 33.73% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.36% the S&P500. Some Historical ABT News: 18/04/2018 – ABBOTT LABORATORIES ABT.N : BMO NAMES CO TOP PICK FOR 2018; 18/05/2018 – ABBOTT: WILL WORK W/ TEXAS LEGISLATURE TO FIND SOLUTIONS; 02/05/2018 – Abbott’s XIENCE Sierra™ Heart Stent Receives National Reimbursement in Japan to Treat People with Coronary Artery Disease; 18/05/2018 – ABBOTT: THERE ARE 1 OR 2 OTHER PEOPLE OF INTEREST; 31/05/2018 – ABBOTT LABORATORIES – LAUNCH OF ITS AFINION 2 ANALYZER IN U.S; 18/04/2018 – Abbott Labs Sees FY Adj EPS $2.80-Adj EPS $2.90; 18/04/2018 – ABBOTT LABORATORIES – QTRLY TOTAL NUTRITION SALES $ 1,756 MLN VS $1,642 MLN REPORTED LAST YEAR; 23/03/2018 – Abbott’s Alere resolves US diagnostic device probe for $33.2 million; 18/04/2018 – Abbott Labs 1Q Net $418M; 18/05/2018 – ABBOTT: TO STUDY LAWS FOR SAFER SCHOOLS, PROTECTING 2ND AMEND

More notable recent Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) news were published by: which released: “Abbott (ABT) Announces CE Mark for Alinity m Diagnostics System and Assays –” on March 19, 2019, also with their article: “3 Top Diabetes Stocks to Watch in April – The Motley Fool” published on April 13, 2019, published: “Abbott’s Alinity m CE Mark’d – Seeking Alpha” on March 19, 2019. More interesting news about Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) were released by: and their article: “Blueberries Medical Appoints Former Abbott Laboratories/AbbVie Pharmaceutical Executive Eduardo Molinari as Chief Marketing Officer – GlobeNewswire” published on April 17, 2019 as well as‘s news article titled: “Abbott Laboratories Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 16, 2019.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $27.09 million activity. Shares for $249,875 were bought by Stratton John G on Thursday, January 31. 65,000 Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) shares with value of $4.62 million were sold by Watkin Jared. Another trade for 142,341 shares valued at $10.30M was made by WHITE MILES D on Wednesday, November 28.

Burns J W & Co Inc, which manages about $404.35M and $356.89 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Visa (NYSE:V) by 4,013 shares to 147,107 shares, valued at $19.41M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Philip Morris Intl (NYSE:PM) by 4,726 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 26,192 shares, and cut its stake in Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 0.96 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 61 investors sold ABT shares while 576 reduced holdings. 143 funds opened positions while 434 raised stakes. 1.29 billion shares or 4.79% more from 1.23 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. St Germain D J Inc reported 15,439 shares. Cypress Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 226,671 shares for 3.38% of their portfolio. Acg Wealth invested in 0.1% or 8,608 shares. Carlson Mgmt has invested 1.02% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Glovista Limited Co reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Pub Sector Pension Board holds 0.12% or 190,377 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Financial Corporation accumulated 1.40M shares or 0.33% of the stock. Moreover, Comerica Securities has 0.48% invested in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 50,001 shares. Keybank Association Oh holds 0.71% or 1.51 million shares in its portfolio. Pure Finance Advsr holds 11,595 shares. Maple Mngmt reported 3.63% in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT). Financial Engines Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% or 74,320 shares in its portfolio. Rnc Capital Mngmt Ltd holds 0.07% or 13,212 shares in its portfolio. Winch Advisory Limited Company holds 73 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bessemer Group Incorporated has 0.14% invested in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) for 433,889 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.30, from 0.67 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 82 investors sold AAPL shares while 860 reduced holdings. 159 funds opened positions while 756 raised stakes. 2.83 billion shares or 5.50% more from 2.68 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Rothschild Capital Prtn Limited Liability Co stated it has 48,916 shares or 4.17% of all its holdings. The North Carolina-based Stearns Group has invested 0.7% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Jrm Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corp holds 31,369 shares. Albert D Mason Incorporated invested in 2,388 shares or 0.31% of the stock. Texas-based Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 1.67% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Macroview Mngmt Limited Liability Com accumulated 750 shares or 0.38% of the stock. Wilsey Asset Mgmt owns 43,627 shares. Stonebridge Mgmt owns 52,841 shares or 4.1% of their US portfolio. Windward Capital Mngmt Ca has 7.36% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). California-based Aimz Invest Ltd Llc has invested 3.47% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Addison Cap reported 6,803 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability Co holds 821,421 shares. Lyons Wealth Mgmt Ltd Com has invested 2.07% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 120,440 are owned by Stonebridge Cap Ltd Liability Corp. Massachusetts Financial Services Ma invested in 0.52% or 6.83M shares.

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