Cleararc Capital Continues to Hold Position in Amazon Com Com (AMZN); As Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Rose, Mercer Capital Advisers Has Decreased by $440,440 Its Position

February 18, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Cleararc Capital Inc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc Com (AMZN) by 5.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cleararc Capital Inc bought 558 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 10,329 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.93 million, up from 9,771 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cleararc Capital Inc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $701.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.89% or $13.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1448.69. About 4.47M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Mercer Capital Advisers Inc decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 4.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc sold 3,388 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 71,851 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.34 million, down from 75,239 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $357.71B market cap company. The stock increased 1.46% or $1.92 during the last trading session, reaching $133.15. About 7.97M shares traded or 6.53% up from the average. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 12.54% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.16% the S&P500.




Among 53 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 50 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 273 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 24 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. SunTrust maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, October 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Thursday, September 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 29 by Axiom Capital. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Friday, February 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by UBS. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 25 by Raymond James. Piper Jaffray maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Wednesday, October 18. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $1200.0 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Raymond James. Citigroup maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, July 29. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $870 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bamco Inc Ny has invested 0.38% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Comml Bank Pictet & Cie (Asia) Limited invested in 7.81% or 17,210 shares. Buckingham Management owns 2,030 shares or 0.43% of their US portfolio. Hermes Inv Mngmt invested in 112,816 shares. 47,969 were accumulated by Amalgamated Bancorp. Envestnet Asset Mngmt reported 0.08% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno reported 36,500 shares. Columbia L L C Inv reported 13,561 shares. Papp L Roy And Assoc stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Efg Asset (Americas) reported 2,361 shares stake. 1.32 million are owned by Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt Inc. Asset invested in 1.08% or 67,080 shares. Prudential Plc owns 185,371 shares. Palladium Ptnrs Lc invested in 0.03% or 353 shares. Columbia Pacific Advisors Lc reported 325 shares or 0.39% of all its holdings.

Cleararc Capital Inc, which manages about $7.05 billion and $665.83M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Wec Energy Group Inc by 4,881 shares to 17,525 shares, valued at $1.10M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Eaton Corp Plc Shs (NYSE:ETN) by 36,178 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 18,645 shares, and cut its stake in Microsoft Corp Com (NASDAQ:MSFT).

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $3.25 million activity. $536,666 worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by Reynolds Shelley. $1.96M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by Jassy Andrew R. Zapolsky David sold $2.30 million worth of stock or 2,334 shares. 2,334 shares were sold by Olsavsky Brian T, worth $2.31 million. Another trade for 2,077 shares valued at $2.05 million was sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 45 investors sold JNJ shares while 871 reduced holdings. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. 1.71 billion shares or 0.90% less from 1.73 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Communication Of Toledo Na Oh has 1.12% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Gateway Advisory Ltd Liability Co reported 6,368 shares. The Minnesota-based Us Natl Bank De has invested 1.6% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Guardian Invest Mngmt accumulated 4.36% or 30,359 shares. Flossbach Von Storch Ag owns 1.16M shares. Next Fincl Group Inc has 1.33% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Kopp Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability owns 6,257 shares. Hendershot reported 38,300 shares. Windsor Cap Mgmt Limited Com stated it has 0.74% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Moreover, Shelton Capital Mngmt has 0.4% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 39,943 shares. Sterling Cap Mgmt Llc owns 880,596 shares or 1.08% of their US portfolio. Schroder Management Grp has 0.93% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 4.14M shares. Forte Capital Limited Com Adv has invested 0.67% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Reilly Advsr Limited Liability Company holds 96,116 shares or 1.87% of its portfolio. Altavista Wealth Mngmt Inc owns 2.99% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 48,345 shares.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 89 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by Leerink Swann. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by BTIG Research. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Cowen & Co. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, October 9 to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 5. UBS maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Wednesday, October 19. UBS has “Buy” rating and $144.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Tuesday, July 18 with “Hold” rating.

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