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Apple (AAPL) Position Upped by Kessler Investment Group Llc; Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) Shareholder Triple Frond Partners Lowered Position

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Kessler Investment Group Llc increased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 24.9% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Kessler Investment Group Llc bought 5,864 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.32% with the market. The institutional investor held 29,416 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.64 million, up from 23,552 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kessler Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $708.78 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.60% or $2.43 during the last trading session, reaching $149.85. About 15.32M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.17% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.17% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 13/03/2018 – CMO Today: A+E’s Dubuc in Vice CEO Talks; Apple Acquires Texture; Time’s Up/Advertising Launches; 10/05/2018 – Goldman Sachs and Apple Plan to Offer a New Credit Card; 23/03/2018 – MacDailyNews: Peddlers of dog-slow Android phones can’t copy Apple’s TrueDepth system; stuck with antiquated fingerprint; 07/05/2018 – APPLE SAYS IN ITS ORDER, COURT ALSO APPROVED FORM OF NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT, SET HEARING DATE OF JULY 20 – SEC FILING; 14/05/2018 – Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker and supplier to Apple, posted a 14.5 percent fall in first-quarter net profit; 01/05/2018 – COOK: HEALTH IS AN AREA OF ‘MAJOR STRATEGIC THRUST’ FOR APPLE; 23/05/2018 – Apple, Spurned by BMW and Mercedes, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars; 01/05/2018 – The iPhone X is on thin ice, according to earnings reports from companies involved with Apple; 01/05/2018 – Apple 2Q Americas Rev $24.84B; 30/04/2018 – Tsinghua Unigroup’s Yangtze Memory seeks to partner with Taiwan companies Phison, SPIL, ChipMOS to win Apple orders, sources say

Triple Frond Partners Llc decreased its stake in Liberty Global Plc (LBTYK) by 38.8% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Triple Frond Partners Llc sold 1.10M shares as the company’s stock declined 14.03% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.74 million shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $48.87 million, down from 2.84 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Triple Frond Partners Llc who had been investing in Liberty Global Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $15.98B market cap company. The stock increased 3.34% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $21.02. About 2.27M shares traded. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) has declined 23.89% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.89% the S&P500. Some Historical LBTYK News: 09/05/2018 – Vodafone to pay $21.8 bln for Liberty assets to boost European presence; 08/05/2018 – LIBERTY GLOBAL PLC QTRLY REVENUE $4,156.1 MLN, UP 4.2 PCT; 09/05/2018 – Vodafone-Liberty deal would create cable monopoly – Telefonica Deutschland; 09/05/2018 – VODAFONE GROUP PLC VOD.L – VODAFONE HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE LIBERTY GLOBAL’S OPERATIONS IN GERMANY, CZECH REPUBLIC, HUNGARY AND ROMANIA FOR AN ENTERPRISE VALUE OF EUR 18.4 BLN ( “TRANSACTION”); 09/05/2018 – LIBERTY GLOBAL TO SELL OPERATIONS IN GERMANY, HUNGARY, ROMANIA AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC TO VODAFONE; 03/05/2018 – Vodafone closes in on game-changing Liberty Global deal; 09/05/2018 – British-based Vodafone will buy some European assets of U.S. cable company Liberty Global for $21.8 billion; 30/05/2018 – EU Conditionally Approves Liberty Global’s Ziggo Acquisition; 10/05/2018 – Fitch Affirms Vodafone at ‘BBB+’/Stable on Announced Liberty Global Transaction; 09/05/2018 – DEUTCHE TELEKOM CEO SAYS VODAFONE-LIBERTY DEAL WOULD DISTORT COMPETITION

More recent Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Nasdaq 100 Movers: LBTYA, DLTR – Nasdaq” on January 07, 2019. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Liberty Global: On Sale – Seeking Alpha” on December 18, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Off Wall Street Closes Shorts on Ralph Lauren (RL), Sensient (SXT), ArcBest (ARCB) and Long on Liberty Global (LBTYK) – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: December 28, 2018 was also an interesting one.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Bank Of America: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Could Spearhead Domestic Production Push – Benzinga” on December 17, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “What The Pros Are Saying After Apple’s ‘Darkest Day’ (NASDAQ:AAPL) – Benzinga” published on January 04, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “(AAL), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) – Doubt Appears To Creep Into Stock Market On News Flow – Benzinga” on January 11, 2019. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Apple Well-Positioned For Resurgence – Seeking Alpha” published on December 26, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Buy Apple (AAPL) Stock After FAANG Rally? – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 26, 2018.

Among 58 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 31 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 26 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Apple Inc. had 470 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Thursday, July 6. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 2. The rating was initiated by Rosenblatt on Wednesday, September 9 with “Buy”. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform”. Argus Research maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Friday, June 8. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $225 target. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. Robert W. Baird maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Tuesday, September 5. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $172.0 target. Maxim Group maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Thursday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. Guggenheim maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Thursday, September 13. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $247 target.

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