As Priceline Grp (PCLN) Stock Value Were Volatile, Shareholder Weiss Asset Management LP Decreased by $980,232 Its Holding; Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj Has Cut Stake in United Technologies (UTX) by $411,353

May 26, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Andrew Weiss decreased its stake in Priceline Grp Inc (PCLN) by 40.29% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Weiss Asset Management Lp sold 564 shares as the company’s stock 0.00% . The hedge fund run by Andrew Weiss held 836 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.45M, down from 1,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Weiss Asset Management Lp who had been investing in Priceline Grp Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $ market cap company. The stock decreased 0.07% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $1905.64. About 570,074 shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN) has 0.00% since May 26, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.




Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj decreased its stake in United Technologies Corp (UTX) by 26.46% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj sold 3,239 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.53% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,000 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.15M, down from 12,239 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj who had been investing in United Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $101.63 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $127.03. About 1.73 million shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 12.03% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.48% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $10.99 million activity. Shares for $505,000 were sold by EPSTEIN JEFFREY E. MILLONES PETER J also sold $7.94 million worth of PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares.

Investors sentiment is 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It has no change, as 86 investors sold PCLN shares while 311 reduced holdings. only 96 funds opened positions while 311 raised stakes. 43.90 million shares or 12.31% less from 50.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pictet Cie (Europe) Sa invested in 356 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Bbva Compass Natl Bank reported 0.16% of its portfolio in PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN). Td Asset Management reported 81,597 shares. Sun Life Finance Inc accumulated 0.02% or 107 shares. Coldstream Capital reported 283 shares. Marshall & Sullivan Inc Wa invested in 1,397 shares. Palisade Capital Mgmt Lc Nj holds 0.01% or 150 shares in its portfolio. Nomura Hldgs reported 28,556 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Bender Robert & Assoc holds 2.62% or 2,716 shares in its portfolio. 853 were reported by Argent Trust Communication. Meeder Asset stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN). Advisors Asset reported 639 shares. 5,912 were accumulated by Cim Ltd Co. Advantus Cap Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 5,058 shares or 0.22% of the stock. State Street Corporation invested in 1.99 million shares or 0.28% of the stock.

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Priceline.com had 101 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The stock of PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Pacific Crest with “Sector Weight” on Thursday, March 31. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 28 by Piper Jaffray. Needham maintained PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, June 30 by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN) rating on Wednesday, June 21. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $225000 target. The stock of PRICELINE GROUP INC (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest on Tuesday, November 8 with “Sector Weight”.

Weiss Asset Management Lp, which manages about $1.80B and $1.15B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sprott Physical Silver Tr (PSLV) by 877,720 shares to 1.05 million shares, valued at $6.67M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Kbl Merger Corp Iv by 256,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 682,400 shares, and has risen its stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS).

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 sales for $1.25 million activity. Shares for $1.28 million were sold by MCDONOUGH ROBERT J on Wednesday, May 2. $546,600 worth of stock was sold by Amato Elizabeth B on Friday, December 15. Another trade for 9,000 shares valued at $1.09M was made by Reynolds Fredric G on Friday, April 27.

Another recent and important United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) news was published by Fool.com which published an article titled: “The Best is Yet to Come For United Technologies” on May 09, 2018.

Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj, which manages about $236.66 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apache Corp (NYSE:APA) by 9,000 shares to 24,000 shares, valued at $1.01M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 8,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 56,000 shares, and has risen its stake in International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM).

Analysts await United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.84 EPS, down 0.54% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.85 per share. UTX’s profit will be $1.47B for 17.26 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.77 actual EPS reported by United Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.95% EPS growth.

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