Forte Capital Adv Lowers stake in Apple (AAPL)

Apple (AAPL) : Forte Capital Adv reduced its stake in Apple by 4.13% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 90,851 shares of Apple which is valued at $10,627,750 after selling 3,913 shares in Apple , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 13, 2016.Apple makes up approximately 4.12% of Forte Capital Adv’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , First Premier Bank boosted its stake in AAPL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 481 additional shares and now holds a total of 20,750 shares of Apple which is valued at $2,427,335. Apple makes up approx 1.86% of First Premier Bank’s portfolio. Contravisory Investment Management added AAPL to its portfolio by purchasing 357 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $41,430. Apple makes up approx 0.01% of Contravisory Investment Management’s portfolio.Founders Financial Securities reduced its stake in AAPL by selling 29,452 shares or 78.68% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,979 shares of AAPL which is valued at $910,085. Apple makes up approx 0.39% of Founders Financial Securities’s portfolio.Arvest Bank Trust Division reduced its stake in AAPL by selling 1,195 shares or 0.52% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 229,961 shares of AAPL which is valued at $26,229,352. Apple makes up approx 2.21% of Arvest Bank Trust Division’s portfolio.

Apple opened for trading at $117.7 and hit $118.69 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $116.3, with a gain of 0.22% or 0.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,40,41,043 shares. Company has a market cap of $626,676 M.

On the company’s financial health, Apple reported $1.90 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.10 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.00. The company had revenue of $50557.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $51984.35 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.33 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Apple. Company shares were Reiterated by Pacific Crest on Oct 13, 2016 to “Overweight”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 129 from a previous price target of $121 .Company shares were Reiterated by Mizuho on Oct 12, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $120 .Company shares were Reiterated by Citigroup on Sep 30, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 130 from a previous price target of $120 .

Apple Inc. (Apple) designs manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices personal computers and portable digital music players and a variety of related software services peripherals networking solutions and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone iPad Mac iPod Apple TV a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications the iOS and OS X operating systems iCloud and a variety of accessory service and support offerings. The Company also delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store App StoreSM iBookstoreSM and Mac App Store. The Company distributes its products worldwide through its retail stores online stores and direct sales force as well as through third-party cellular network carriers wholesalers retailers and value-added resellers. In February 2012 the Company acquired app-search engine Chomp.

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