Union Pacific (UNP) Holder Hartline Investment Lowered Stake by $561,460 as Stock Declined; Baillie Gifford & Company Has Trimmed Its Amazon.Com (AMZN) Stake as Stock Rose

May 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Hartline Investment Corp decreased its stake in Union Pacific Corp (UNP) by 13.96% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hartline Investment Corp sold 4,190 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.36% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,823 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.46 million, down from 30,013 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hartline Investment Corp who had been investing in Union Pacific Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $110.85 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.49% or $2.16 during the last trading session, reaching $142.92. About 2.46 million shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

Baillie Gifford & Company decreased its stake in Amazon.Com (AMZN) by 3.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baillie Gifford & Company sold 206,248 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 6.27M shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.33 billion, down from 6.48 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baillie Gifford & Company who had been investing in Amazon.Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $767.34 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.26% or $4.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1581.4. About 1.72M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 110 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 22. As per Tuesday, September 8, the company rating was upgraded by Stephens. As per Thursday, May 19, the company rating was initiated by CLSA. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 26 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 11 by Daiwa Securities. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, April 11 by Barclays Capital. Cowen & Co maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Friday, April 28 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 2 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Friday, November 10.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 49 investors sold UNP shares while 505 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 598.50 million shares or 0.52% less from 601.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nichols Pratt Advisers Ltd Liability Partnership Ma reported 7,128 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. First Merchants holds 21,669 shares. Flossbach Von Storch Ag holds 107,070 shares. Convergence Invest invested in 0.53% or 29,221 shares. Creative Planning has invested 0.13% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Archford Capital Strategies Ltd Liability reported 12,248 shares or 0.61% of all its holdings. Arrow Corp invested in 0.77% or 24,750 shares. Osterweis Capital Management stated it has 6,000 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Guggenheim Ltd Com holds 0.19% or 592,874 shares in its portfolio. Focused Wealth Mngmt Inc has invested 0.02% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Sageworth Trust reported 0% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Curbstone has invested 0.19% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Wealthfront reported 23,757 shares stake. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Lc stated it has 0.02% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Suntrust Banks invested in 731,176 shares or 0.53% of the stock.

Hartline Investment Corp, which manages about $366.93 million and $361.44 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Novocure Limited by 22,306 shares to 390,473 shares, valued at $7.89M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM) by 41,213 shares in the quarter, for a total of 66,686 shares, and has risen its stake in Schwab Us Small (SCHA).

Another recent and important Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Union Pacific (UNP) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $7.37 million activity. Whited Elizabeth F sold $2.08 million worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Tuesday, April 3.

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.88 earnings per share, up 29.66% or $0.43 from last year’s $1.45 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.46B for 19.01 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.90% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It improved, 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. Dock Street Asset Mgmt stated it has 15,992 shares or 7.24% of all its holdings. Lsv Asset Management has 4,850 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Management Inc holds 0.32% or 652 shares. First In, a Indiana-based fund reported 398 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il holds 0.45% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 2,077 shares. 247 are owned by Milestone Group Incorporated. Columbus Circle Investors owns 116,512 shares. Jnba Advsrs reported 731 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Coldstream Cap Mngmt has invested 0.82% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). New England Investment And Retirement Inc holds 1.21% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 1,973 shares. Melvin Cap Mngmt Lp stated it has 3.13% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Weiss Multi stated it has 5,817 shares. Bourgeon Limited Liability Com holds 0.35% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 540 shares. 49,433 are owned by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt. Advisor Prns Ltd Com accumulated 7,905 shares.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “What’s Up With All These Retailers Partnering With Amazon.com?” on May 22, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Amazon Needs More Whole Foods Stores” published on May 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “ACLU: Amazon facial rec tech used by police poses a “threat”” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Amazon Go: Stores Worth Less Than Tech” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Walmart Trades Short-Term Headwinds for Decades of Opportunity” with publication date: May 23, 2018.

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $2.42 EPS, up 505.00% or $2.02 from last year’s $0.4 per share. AMZN’s profit will be $1.17B for 163.37 P/E if the $2.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.27 actual EPS reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.99% negative EPS growth.

Baillie Gifford & Company, which manages about $80.43 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Xylem (NYSE:XYL) by 4,718 shares to 11,933 shares, valued at $814,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Teladoc by 41,913 shares in the quarter, for a total of 347,925 shares, and has risen its stake in Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 insider sales for $64.49 million activity. $3.22 million worth of stock was sold by Olsavsky Brian T on Tuesday, May 15. Zapolsky David had sold 1,927 shares worth $3.03M on Tuesday, May 15. Shares for $3.25M were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. Blackburn Jeffrey M had sold 12,666 shares worth $18.50M on Thursday, February 15. Jassy Andrew R sold $2.72M worth of stock. STONESIFER PATRICIA Q had sold 1,375 shares worth $2.17M on Wednesday, May 2.

Among 55 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 52 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 302 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, June 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. Wolfe Research upgraded the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, February 23 to “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, January 26 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 11 by RBC Capital Markets. Bank of America maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. Mizuho maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Tuesday, September 27. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by GBH Insights on Thursday, January 25. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities.

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