As Msci (MSCI) Share Value Rose, C M Bidwell & Associates LTD Lowered Its Holding by $4.44 Million; Front Barnett Associates Continues to Hold Holding in Amazon.Com (AMZN)

February 15, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd decreased its stake in Msci Inc (MSCI) by 81.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd sold 38,305 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.89% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,945 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.05 million, down from 47,250 at the end of the previous reported quarter. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd who had been investing in Msci Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.12B market cap company. The stock increased 3.60% or $5.06 during the last trading session, reaching $145.65. About 688,736 shares traded or 45.56% up from the average. MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) has risen 31.33% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.63% the S&P500.

Front Barnett Associates Llc increased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 70.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Front Barnett Associates Llc bought 4,035 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 9,774 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.40M, up from 5,739 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Front Barnett Associates Llc who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $702.46B market cap company. The stock increased 2.58% or $36.54 during the last trading session, reaching $1451.05. About 5.96M shares traded or 27.09% up from the average. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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. Homrich Berg reported 0.12% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). 40 are held by Marvin And Palmer Assocs Inc. Sector Pension Inv Board owns 71,634 shares for 0.3% of their portfolio. Coldstream Cap Mngmt Inc has 0.6% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Busey Tru reported 26,024 shares. Night Owl Management Ltd invested 7.04% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Carroll Financial Associates Inc holds 851 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. 8,545 were reported by Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Lc. Telos Cap Mgmt Inc accumulated 2,461 shares. Atalanta Sosnoff Lc owns 103,316 shares. Whitnell has invested 0.05% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Stillwater Cap Advsrs Lc stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). New York-based United Asset Strategies has invested 1.7% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Llc reported 0.06% stake. 197,420 were reported by Proshare Advsr.

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 stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, February 2. On Friday, April 1 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. Maxim Group maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 25 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Mizuho. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 28 by UBS. On Thursday, September 14 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, February 3. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $912 target. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $5.92 million activity. Zapolsky David sold $2.30 million worth of stock. Reynolds Shelley sold 544 shares worth $536,666. Blackburn Jeffrey M had sold 2,077 shares worth $2.05M. Shares for $2.31 million were sold by Olsavsky Brian T. Another trade for 1,985 shares valued at $1.96M was sold by Jassy Andrew R.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.16, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 22 investors sold MSCI shares while 102 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 81.35 million shares or 1.88% less from 82.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 59,038 were reported by Td Asset Mgmt. Retirement Sys Of Alabama invested in 0.12% or 202,701 shares. United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd has invested 0.01% in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). California State Teachers Retirement System has 146,303 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Rafferty Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 14,842 shares. Moreover, Balyasny Asset Mgmt has 0.03% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Prudential Fincl Inc stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI). Moreover, Federated Invsts Pa has 0.08% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 229,046 shares. Quantbot Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 16,213 shares. Northern Tru accumulated 850,377 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Boston Lc has 0.39% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 147,840 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.1% invested in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) for 65,747 shares. Nomura Hldgs Inc reported 4,989 shares stake. Dock Street Asset Management Incorporated holds 51,999 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI).

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $492,463 activity.

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