Johnson Investment Counsel Has Raised Amazon.Com (AMZN) Position By $1.43 Million; SAWAI PHARMACEUTICAL (SWPIF) Shorts Raised By 16.8%

February 18, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Johnson Investment Counsel Inc increased Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) stake by 25.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc acquired 1,487 shares as Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN)’s stock rose 13.58%. The Johnson Investment Counsel Inc holds 7,255 shares with $6.97 million value, up from 5,768 last quarter. Amazon.Com Inc now has $701.32B valuation. The stock decreased 0.89% or $13.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1448.69. About 4.47 million 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.

SAWAI PHARMACEUTICAL (OTCMKTS:SWPIF) had an increase of 16.8% in short interest. SWPIF’s SI was 513,200 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 16.8% from 439,400 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 5132 days are for SAWAI PHARMACEUTICAL (OTCMKTS:SWPIF)’s short sellers to cover SWPIF’s short positions. It closed at $45.55 lastly. It is down 0.00% since February 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Sawai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells, imports, and exports pharmaceutical products in Japan. The company has market cap of $1.93 billion. It offers prescription drugs in various formulations, including tablets, oral dispersing tablets, capsules, granules, injections, tapes, ophthalmic/nasal solutions, syrups, etc. in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular, gastro-intestinal, blood/body fluid, other metabolic, antibiotics, central nervous system, antiallergics, chemotherapeutics, vitamins, anti-cancer, etc. It has a 11.1 P/E ratio. The firm also provides antihyperlipidemic agents, diabetes drugs, and OTC drugs.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It turned 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. Carmignac Gestion reported 227,833 shares. Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd reported 1,600 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Il owns 2,075 shares. Tiverton Asset Management Limited Com, a Delaware-based fund reported 37,236 shares. Oppenheimer & Inc invested in 0.94% or 36,715 shares. Sigma Investment Counselors owns 8,431 shares. Altimeter Management LP invested in 50,780 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & reported 1.97% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Boothbay Fund Management Limited Liability Co holds 1.66% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 10,398 shares. Rnc Cap Lc reported 389 shares. Aspen Inv Mgmt accumulated 754 shares. Eaton Vance invested in 2.09% or 841,432 shares. Redwood Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.69% or 15,428 shares. M Secs has 942 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. 1,035 were reported by City Holdg.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $3.25 million activity. 2,800 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $2.67M were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $2.05M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, August 15. Another trade for 2,334 shares valued at $2.31 million was made by Olsavsky Brian T on Tuesday, August 15. 1,985 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $1.96M were sold by Jassy Andrew R. Reynolds Shelley sold $536,666 worth of stock. Zapolsky David sold $2.30M worth of stock.

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