1.26 is Amazon Com Inc's (NASDAQ:AMZN) Institutional Investor Sentiment

Amazon Com Inc Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Stifel Says Buy Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Now For A 14% Upside

R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Amazon.com during the 2nd quarter worth about $871,000. The stock increased 2.12% or $27.01 during the last trading session, reaching $1303.69. About 4.95M shares traded or 40.94% up from the average.

Country Trust Bank grew its holdings in shares of Amazon.com, Inc. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Piper Jaffray maintained Amazon.com, Inc. The institutional investor held 1.45M shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $164.77 million, up from 841,975 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bancorpsouth Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $386.78 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.72% or $21.95 during the last trading session, reaching $1298.63. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,202.74, for a total transaction of $1,004,287.90. Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) has declined 14.14% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.46% the S&P500. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and forty-six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. United Continental had 87 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, January 9 with "Buy" rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of WST in report on Thursday, July 27 with "Hold" rating. On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to "Buy". On Thursday, March 24 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with "Sell". Amazon.com now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $929.51. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Bank of America. The firm has "Buy" rating by J.P. Morgan given on Wednesday, May 31.

Endurance Wealth Management Inc, which manages about $847.31M and $603.19M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Akamai Technologies Inc Com (NASDAQ:AKAM) by 8,875 shares to 178,672 shares, valued at $8.71 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Shares of Amazon.com (NASDAQ AMZN) opened at $1,276.68 on Monday.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. Zapolsky David had sold 2,334 shares worth $2.30M. 22 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 8.9% in the second quarter. Tuttle Tactical Mngmt Lc reported 1,599 shares or 1.52% of all its holdings. The Tennessee-based Delta Asset Mgmt Ltd Com Tn has invested 3.87% in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC). Kings Point holds 10,002 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. New England Private Wealth Lc stated it has 490 shares. (NASDAQ:CSCO). 11,104 were reported by Stewart Patten Limited Liability. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 16,950 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Comerica Fincl Bank holds 62,157 shares. Ruane Cunniff Goldfarb Incorporated accumulated 6.67M shares. Highland Capital Management Limited Liability invested in 5,850 shares. Colony Group Ltd Llc has 1,650 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, August 15. Therefore 67% are positive. Loop Capital set a $1,200.00 price target on Amazon.com and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. The firm sells merchandise and content purchased for resale from vendors, as well as those offered by third-party sellers through retail Websites, such as amazon.com, amazon.ca, amazon.com.mx, amazon.com.au, amazon.com.br, amazon.cn, amazon.fr, amazon.de, amazon.in, amazon.it, amazon.co.jp, amazon.nl, amazon.es, and amazon.co.uk. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, February 3. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $1,259.52. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 14 by Guggenheim. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Sunday, July 23 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Evercore on Wednesday, August 26 to "Buy".

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $16.47 million activity. On Tuesday, August 15 Olsavsky Brian T sold $2.31M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. The insider Jassy Andrew R sold 1,985 shares worth $1.96M. Year-to-date, AMZN has gained 7.26%, versus a 2.72% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. On Tuesday, August 15 Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $2.05M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Concorde Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.72% or 866 shares in its portfolio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Amazon.com, Inc. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 0.74 and a current ratio of 1.03.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in AMZN. Whitnell & Co. raised its position in shares of Amazon.com by 581.3% during the 3rd quarter. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57). Veritas Inv Mngmt Llp holds 0.01% or 80 shares. Raymond James Trust Na holds 0.37% or 5,408 shares. Mizuho maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, July 29 with "Buy" rating. 509,258 were reported by National Bank Of Montreal Can. Asset stated it has 5,423 shares.

Amazon.com, Inc. has a one year low of $789.51 and a one year high of $1,276.77. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has "Positive" rating given on Monday, January 18 by Susquehanna. Ameriprise Fin holds 0.88% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, August 15. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm earned $0.52 EPS. Trust Co now owns 1,392 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $1,338,000 after purchasing an additional 170 shares during the period. Filament Limited Com owns 725 shares. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 79,891,433 shares of the company's stock, valued at $88,162,593,058.49.

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