Holder Meeder Asset Management Upped Synaptics (SYNA) Stake; National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives Decreased Its Apple (AAPL) Stake by $484,300

June 18, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Meeder Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Synaptics Inc. (SYNA) by 6201.27% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Meeder Asset Management Inc bought 19,596 shares as the company’s stock declined 12.09% with the market. The institutional investor held 19,912 shares of the edp services company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $910,000, up from 316 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Synaptics Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.68B market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $48.48. About 510,826 shares traded. Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has declined 24.32% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.89% the S&P500. Some Historical SYNA News: 09/05/2018 – SYNAPTICS 3Q ADJ EPS 92C, EST. 91C; 09/05/2018 – Synaptics 3Q Rev $394M; 09/05/2018 – SYNAPTICS 3Q NET REV. $394.0M, EST. $401.8M; 21/03/2018 – Synaptics Clear ID Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Featured on New Vivo X21 UD Smartphones; 10/05/2018 – Franklin Advisory Services Buys New 2.8% Position in Synaptics; 31/05/2018 – Synaptics’ Award-Winning Clear ID Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Featured on New Xiaomi Mi8 Smartphones; 09/03/2018 Synaptics Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 29/05/2018 – Synaptics Presenting at Cowen Conference Tomorrow; 11/04/2018 – SYNAPTICS INC SYNA.O : MIZUHO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $55 FROM $42; 09/05/2018 – Synaptics 3Q Loss/Shr 40c

National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 5.57% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives sold 2,900 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 49,200 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $8.26 million, down from 52,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. National Mutual Insurance Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $928.18B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.03% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $188.84. About 33.10 million shares traded or 10.09% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 22.56% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.99% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 15/05/2018 – Apple CEO Tim Cook Criticizes Tariffs In Bloomberg Interview — MarketWatch; 29/03/2018 – Apple releases iOS 11.3, which lets users control iPhone battery settings; 05/05/2018 – HIGHLIGHTS-The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha’; 19/03/2018 – Startup Affirm Creates Apple Pay Credit Card Without the Plastic; 15/05/2018 – Ancora Advisors Adds Apple, Buys More IAC: 13F; 27/03/2018 – ChicagoBreaking: At Tuesday’s Apple event in Chicago, the iPad strikes back; 02/05/2018 – Tech Today: Apple’s Revenge, Snap Unstructured, Google’s Headaches — Barron’s Blog; 19/03/2018 – Christian Post: MacBook 2018 Specs Rumors: Apple Shifting to Using Oxide With Second Model?; 19/03/2018 – AppleInsider: Grading the rumors — assessing #Apple’s possible releases at the Chicago event on March 27; 23/04/2018 – MEDIA-Apple hires Samsung executive to lead South Korea business – Bloomberg

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.15, from 0.87 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 22 investors sold SYNA shares while 77 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 33.91 million shares or 1.74% more from 33.33 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Rhumbline Advisers reported 59,644 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Adage Capital Prtnrs Group Inc Ltd Llc has 0.02% invested in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Koch Inc stated it has 11,615 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Ghp Invest Advsrs has 0.17% invested in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) for 26,810 shares. Mason Street Limited Co stated it has 0.02% in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Management reported 6,702 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0% invested in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Schwab Charles Incorporated, a California-based fund reported 257,110 shares. 345,614 were reported by D E Shaw & Inc. Kempen Mgmt Nv invested 0.35% in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Amer Grp owns 0.01% invested in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) for 90,326 shares. Pdts Partners Ltd Llc holds 0.32% or 207,152 shares. Comerica Retail Bank has 0.01% invested in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Bridgeway Cap Mngmt reported 0.01% stake. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0.01% or 9,302 shares.

Meeder Asset Management Inc, which manages about $3.85 billion and $1.08 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) by 17,739 shares to 520 shares, valued at $30,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Walgreens Boots by 48,195 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 8,975 shares, and cut its stake in Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU).

More notable recent Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Update: Synaptics +2% on potential Dialog Semi deal” on June 08, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Synaptics ClearView OLED Display Drivers Featured on ASUS ROG Phones” published on June 07, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Synaptics Announces Next-Generation Match-in-Sensor Fingerprint Authentication Solution for PCs is Production-Ready” on June 04, 2018. More interesting news about Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “3 Potential Takeover Targets” published on June 15, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Synaptics’ Award-Winning Clear ID Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Featured on New Xiaomi Mi8 Smartphones” with publication date: May 31, 2018.

Among 16 analysts covering Synaptics Inc (NASDAQ:SYNA), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Synaptics Inc had 75 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Needham to “Buy”. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) earned “Hold” rating by Craig Hallum on Friday, October 28. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, October 16. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 11. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 11 by Craig Hallum. Needham upgraded the shares of SYNA in report on Thursday, February 22 to “Buy” rating. Mizuho downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 9 report. The stock of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Mizuho.

Since January 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $12.09 million activity. 15,000 shares were sold by KNITTEL RUSSELL J, worth $651,720 on Friday, May 11. Shares for $28,845 were sold by McFarland John on Wednesday, February 14. Bergman Rick had sold 20,000 shares worth $1.00M on Friday, January 12. Ali Wajid also sold $22,929 worth of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) on Friday, February 9. 3,000 shares were sold by CHAN NELSON C, worth $135,510 on Monday, April 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.04, from 0.73 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 69 investors sold AAPL shares while 1039 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 2.86 billion shares or 3.74% less from 2.98 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Acadian Asset Management Limited Co holds 1.83% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 2.52 million shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Llc stated it has 706,798 shares or 2.79% of all its holdings. Lodestar Counsel Limited Liability Corp Il holds 176,724 shares or 3.45% of its portfolio. Avenir Corporation has 89,179 shares for 1.63% of their portfolio. First Business Services Incorporated holds 8,585 shares. Rafferty Asset Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.03% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 12,004 shares. Allstate invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Rmb Capital Management holds 251,714 shares or 1.08% of its portfolio. Waddell And Reed Financial Inc owns 6.47M shares. Osher Van De Voorde Investment Mngmt stated it has 51,737 shares. Brick & Kyle Associates owns 30,289 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Corporation owns 245,300 shares or 0.38% of their US portfolio. King Luther Capital Mgmt has 2.87% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Clark Estates New York holds 1.65% or 62,575 shares in its portfolio. Addison holds 6,868 shares.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $51.10 million activity. WILLIAMS JEFFREY E sold $2.99M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Friday, June 8. On Friday, January 5 the insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $2.73 million. 4,867 shares were sold by KONDO CHRIS, worth $910,129 on Wednesday, May 16. $2.81 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by Srouji Johny. 38,228 shares were sold by AHRENDTS ANGELA J, worth $6.75 million. LEVINSON ARTHUR D had sold 35,000 shares worth $6.51M.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $2.19 earnings per share, up 31.14% or $0.52 from last year’s $1.67 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $10.76B for 21.56 P/E if the $2.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.73 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.78% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Apple, Inc. May Have a New Subscription Service in the Works” on June 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Apple: Too Big To Miss” published on June 13, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Monday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Buttons May Get Haptic Feedback” on June 11, 2018. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Misunderstanding Apple” published on June 13, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “This Is Apple’s Rocket Fuel” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

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