Northwest Investment Counselors Has Boosted Stake in Amazon Com (AMZN) by $379,600 as Valuation Rose; Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank Has Increased Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) Holding by $3.14 Million; Stock Price Rose

May 21, 2018 - By David Stenberg

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Northwest Investment Counselors Llc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 532.79% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Northwest Investment Counselors Llc bought 325 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.13% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 386 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $451,000, up from 61 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Northwest Investment Counselors Llc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $769.31B market cap company. The stock increased 0.70% or $11.09 during the last trading session, reaching $1585.46. About 2.48 million shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) by 2.64% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank bought 29,595 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.67% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.15M shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $122.88 million, up from 1.12 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank who had been investing in Jpmorgan Chase & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $381.79B market cap company. The stock increased 0.92% or $1.02 during the last trading session, reaching $112.15. About 8.92 million shares traded. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 23.99% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.44% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It is positive, 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. Gilman Hill Asset Management Lc holds 0.26% or 547 shares in its portfolio. Accredited Investors reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 338,239 shares. 30,657 were reported by Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning Lc owns 83 shares. 46,126 are held by Cambridge Inv Advsrs. Comerica reported 3,374 shares stake. 8,814 were reported by Everence Capital Mgmt Inc. Seatown Pte Limited reported 62,683 shares stake. Braun Stacey Assocs invested in 1.38% or 17,631 shares. Viking Investors Ltd Partnership holds 518,220 shares. Strategic Limited Com has 5,012 shares for 2.4% of their portfolio. First Long Island Ltd Llc owns 22,344 shares. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag stated it has 0.79% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Personal Advisors stated it has 41,638 shares or 0.83% of all its holdings.

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. BMO Capital Markets maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Tuesday, January 16. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $1600.0 target. Axiom Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 28 report. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 11. Wedbush maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, July 29. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $900 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Mizuho. The company was maintained on Friday, October 23 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, July 24. Citigroup maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Monday, November 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 2 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, July 29.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Amazon’s AWS: The Land Of Milk And Honey” on May 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Alphabet: Has Google’s Growth Slowed?” published on May 21, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Blockchain: Party Like It’s 1999? Or 2000?” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Technicals Indicate Stock Consolidating” published on May 18, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Pentagon explains single winner for cloud contract” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 sales for $49.01 million activity. Jassy Andrew R also sold $2.90M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $1.01 million were sold by ALBERG TOM A. $3.24 million worth of stock was sold by Zapolsky David on Thursday, February 15. Reynolds Shelley sold $795,502 worth of stock or 544 shares. $3.42 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by Olsavsky Brian T. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $18.50M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Thursday, February 15.

Northwest Investment Counselors Llc, which manages about $246.31M and $248.13M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE:ROK) by 4,506 shares to 8,603 shares, valued at $1.69M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 55 investors sold JPM shares while 802 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 611 raised stakes. 2.46 billion shares or 1.60% less from 2.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Stifel Corporation holds 3.69M shares. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland) Sa stated it has 14,618 shares. Arrowgrass Cap Prtn (Us) LP has invested 0% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). California-based Churchill Mgmt has invested 0.04% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Coastline owns 0.37% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 22,879 shares. Putnam Fl Inv Mgmt stated it has 0.84% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Massachusetts-based State Street Corporation has invested 1.44% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). California-based Partnervest Advisory Service Ltd Liability Com has invested 1.21% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). First Republic Mgmt reported 1.64 million shares. Princeton Port Strategies Group Llc, New Jersey-based fund reported 94,935 shares. Lenox Wealth Mgmt Inc has 0.06% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 1,923 shares. Asset Advisors Corporation holds 0.05% or 3,132 shares. United Kingdom-based River & Mercantile Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership has invested 1.27% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Chevy Chase Incorporated accumulated 3.06 million shares. Keating Investment Counselors Inc reported 6,784 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings.

More notable recent JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) news were published by: Livetradingnews.com which released: “JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) Trending Upwards” on May 11, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “JPMorgan Chase: A Compelling Upside Case” published on May 03, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “JPMorgan doubles down on AI” on May 04, 2018. More interesting news about JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Benzinga’s Insider Buys Of The Week: JPMorgan, Philip Morris And More” published on May 20, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “JPMorgan, HSBC, Citigroup, Early Warning Execs Talk Fintech Collaboration” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Among 34 analysts covering JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 120 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $136 target in Wednesday, February 21 report. Credit Agricole upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Thursday, July 20. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 17 by KBW. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, November 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, November 15.

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