B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management Has Trimmed Its Position in Caterpillar Del (CAT) by $1.13 Million; As Apple (AAPL) Stock Price Rose, Bouchey Financial Group LTD Has Boosted by $492,483 Its Position

June 22, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management decreased its stake in Caterpillar Inc Del (CAT) by 35.57% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management sold 7,677 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.79% with the market. The institutional investor held 13,903 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.05M, down from 21,580 at the end of the previous reported quarter. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management who had been investing in Caterpillar Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $83.43 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.52% or $3.6 during the last trading session, reaching $139.53. About 5.91 million shares traded or 24.13% up from the average. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 48.40% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.83% the S&P500. Some Historical CAT News: 11/04/2018 – Caterpillar Inc. Maintains Dividend Rate; 11/05/2018 – Caterpillar Inc. April 3-Month Total Machines Retail Sales Up 28%; 24/04/2018 – CATERPILLAR SAYS STRONG GLOBAL DEMAND FOR COMMODITIES IS EXPECTED TO BE A POSITIVE FOR HEAVY CONSTRUCTION AND QUARRY AND AGGREGATE CUSTOMERS; 04/05/2018 – CATERPILLAR INC CAT.N SAYS JOE CREED APPOINTED INTERIM CFO; 16/03/2018 – Caterpillar says to close facilities, could affect 880 positions; 05/04/2018 – China signals tough stance on trade as U.S. officials push talks; 12/04/2018 – Caterpillar: Younessi’s Replacement Will Be Named Soon; 05/03/2018 Among machinery manufacturers, Kostin expects Terex and Oshkosh to have less pricing power than Caterpillar and Deere; 12/03/2018 – Caterpillar Foundation Launches Value of Water Campaign to Help its Partners Address Poverty; 06/04/2018 – Option Pit’s Sebastian Has a Trade for Caterpillar (Video)

Bouchey Financial Group Ltd increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 13.01% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bouchey Financial Group Ltd bought 2,949 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 25,624 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $4.30M, up from 22,675 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bouchey Financial Group Ltd who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $911.56 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.56% or $1.04 during the last trading session, reaching $185.46. About 23.29 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 22.56% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 25/05/2018 – Pioneer Core Equity Adds Costco, Exits Comcast, Cuts Apple; 20/03/2018 – U.S. FTC to question Facebook over consultancy’s access to user data; 27/03/2018 – Apple Unveils Everyone Can Create Curriculum to Spark Student Creativity; 11/04/2018 – IDC: Apple Finished 1Q in Fifth Position With Yr-on-Yr Decline in Shipments of 4.8%; 18/05/2018 – MEDIA-Apple $1.8 bln tax arrears payment eases pressure on Ireland- Bloomberg; 10/05/2018 – Apple looks to `green’ metal for use in iPhone and MacBook; 09/03/2018 – 8 News NOW: #BREAKING: 16 Apple iMac computers stolen from UNLV computer lab #8NN; 22/03/2018 – Martin king: China’s smartphone market to heat up with Galaxy S8 releaseSEOUL: US tech giant Apple Inc and China’s smartphone; 01/05/2018 – APPLE 2Q EPS $2.73, EST. $2.64; 30/04/2018 – Tech Today: Broadcom Warns, Apple’s Cash, Sprint, T-Mo Purgatory — Barron’s Blog

B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management, which manages about $466.49M and $233.73M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Etfs Gold Tr (SGOL) by 3,883 shares to 63,237 shares, valued at $8.11 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Analysts await Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $2.65 earnings per share, up 77.85% or $1.16 from last year’s $1.49 per share. CAT’s profit will be $1.58B for 13.16 P/E if the $2.65 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.82 actual earnings per share reported by Caterpillar Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.03% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Selling Pressure Seems Ready To Ebb A Bit, But Trade Fears Haven’t Vanished” on June 20, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “With GE Gone, It’s Time to Stop Covering the Dow Jones Index” published on June 20, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “3 Construction Stocks to Buy Right Now” on June 18, 2018. More interesting news about Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Caterpillar: Little Impact From US/China Trade War” published on June 21, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Is Caterpillar Inc. a Buy?” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 72 investors sold CAT shares while 456 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 358 raised stakes. 390.42 million shares or 3.01% less from 402.55 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Limited Liability Corporation invested in 13,450 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Morgan Stanley holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 3.77M shares. Cetera Advisors Limited Liability Company stated it has 23,180 shares. Moreover, Chesley Taft And Associates Limited Co has 0.05% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 4,167 shares. Sns Fincl Ltd Co has 0.14% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 3,484 shares. Catawba Va invested in 3,915 shares. Intersect Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.12% or 1,600 shares. Agf invested in 241,792 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj And has 1.22 million shares for 0.32% of their portfolio. Bluestein R H & Communications owns 2.37% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 293,376 shares. Argent holds 0.11% or 2,647 shares in its portfolio. Next Century Growth Invsts Llc holds 0.36% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 18,088 shares. Hilton Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 2,970 shares. Essex Serv stated it has 0.23% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). New York-based Scopus Asset Mngmt LP has invested 0.44% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT).

Since January 30, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 sales for $23.72 million activity. Long Suzette M had sold 528 shares worth $84,723. 5,000 shares valued at $776,850 were bought by CALHOUN DAVID L on Monday, May 14. Creed Joseph E also sold $705,496 worth of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Friday, May 11.

Among 35 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 18 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 51% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. had 137 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan upgraded Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Monday, January 8. J.P. Morgan has “Buy” rating and $200.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CAT in report on Wednesday, October 25 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral” on Friday, September 4. The stock of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Argus Research. Robert W. Baird maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Tuesday, April 24. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $15800 target. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 21 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 12 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, January 26. On Thursday, March 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Tigress Financial to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, October 11.

Among 56 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 421 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Brean Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $125 target in Wednesday, April 27 report. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The rating was downgraded by Rosenblatt to “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 6. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Wednesday, March 28 with “Buy” rating. Mizuho upgraded Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Monday, July 10 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton given on Friday, October 27. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 14 by Maxim Group. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Outperform” rating by Daiwa Securities on Tuesday, August 2. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, May 2 report.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $52.34 million activity. AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $1.24M worth of stock or 6,568 shares. LEVINSON ARTHUR D sold $6.51M worth of stock or 35,000 shares. On Wednesday, May 16 the insider KONDO CHRIS sold $910,129. WILLIAMS JEFFREY E sold $2.99 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Friday, June 8. Another trade for 14,976 shares valued at $2.81M was sold by Srouji Johny. $11.56M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W on Tuesday, April 3.

Bouchey Financial Group Ltd, which manages about $227.31 million and $348.69 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Direxion Shs Etf Tr (FAS) by 19,204 shares to 182,628 shares, valued at $11.74M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pimco Etf Tr (BOND) by 17,974 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 116,348 shares, and cut its stake in Rydex Etf Trust (RYT).

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Apple: Can Shares Double Again In 2 Years?” on June 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “How Microsoft Beat Apple (Capital Market Laboratories)” published on June 15, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Friday Apple Rumors: Leak May Reveal 2018 iPhone Display Sizes” on June 15, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “This Report Confirms What Tim Cook Has Been Saying All Along” published on June 16, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “The 4 Most Important Ways To Evaluate A Stock” with publication date: June 21, 2018.

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