Highbridge Capital Management Boosted Its Stake in Pilgrims Pride New (PPC) by $497,560; Amazon Com (AMZN) Stake Raised by Evanson Asset Management Llc

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Highbridge Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Pilgrims Pride Corp New (PPC) by 73.17% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highbridge Capital Management Llc bought 24,878 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.92% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 58,880 shares of the meat and poultry and fish company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $1.19 million, up from 34,002 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Highbridge Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Pilgrims Pride Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.27 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.94% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $17.15. About 1.22 million shares traded or 17.42% up from the average. Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) has declined 34.25% since December 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.87% the S&P500. Some Historical PPC News: 17/05/2018 – S&P REVISES PILGRIM’S PRIDE CORP. TO RATING ‘B+’ FROM ‘B’; 11/05/2018 – PILGRIM’S CEO LOVETTE SAYS LABOR `MUCH TIGHTER’ THAN YEAR AGO; 06/03/2018 – S&PGR Assigns ‘B’ Rtgs To CHG PPC Intermediate II & Parent; 10/05/2018 – Pilgrim’s Pride Reports Net Sales of $2.75 Billion, Operating Income of $202 Million and GAAP EPS of $0.48, or a 26% year over year increase for the First Quarter of 2018; 08/03/2018 – Greece’s PPC says Chinese firms interested in coal-fired plants sale; 11/04/2018 – JBS USA Commits to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water, Electricity and Natural Gas as Part of Company’s First Sustainability Report; 29/03/2018 – PILGRIMS PRIDE CORP PPC.O : MIZUHO INITIATES WITH BUY, $29 TARGET PRICE; 18/04/2018 – S&PGR Puts Pilgrim’s Pride Rtgs On CreditWatch Developing; 11/05/2018 – PILGRIM’S PRIDE 1Q EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL BEGINS; 04/04/2018 – PPC Partners Completes Acquisition of C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc

Evanson Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 44.14% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Evanson Asset Management Llc bought 720 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.73% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,351 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $4.00 million, up from 1,631 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Evanson Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $796.59 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 4.12% or $70.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1629.13. About 7.57 million shares traded or 14.65% up from the average. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 102.53% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.91% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 29/03/2018 – Amazon does collect sales tax on its own inventory in 45 states and the District of Columbia; 16/05/2018 – Amazon is making another stab at luring new customers to Whole Foods by making its prices more affordable. Soon Amazon Prime customers will get a 10% discount on sale items at Whole Foods; 05/04/2018 – Tech helped lead the move higher, with Facebook jumping 2 percent and 1.5 percent gains in Netflix and Amazon; 19/04/2018 – A six-page memo explains Jeff Bezos’s plan to end the era of a Microsoft Office giant; 20/03/2018 – Amazon Vaults Ahead of Web Rival Alphabet in Market Value; 04/04/2018 – AMAZON REPORTS NEW FULFILLMENT CENTER IN SOUTHERN NEVADA; 24/04/2018 – Amazon Renews Prime Original, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, for Second Season on Prime Video Ahead of August 31 Global Series Debut, from Paramount Television, Skydance Television and Platinum Dunes; 27/04/2018 – Billboard: Amazon Launches Country Playlist Aimed At Foreign Fans; 18/04/2018 – Amazon doesn’t need to acquire Best Buy – because Best Buy keeps cozying up anyway; 09/05/2018 – Puget Sound Business Journal: Amazon’s expected to take two more buildings in Bellevue, a source tells @MarcStilesPSBJ

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Amazon Alexa’s Bluetooth SDK now widely available – Seeking Alpha” on November 20, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Notable ETF Inflow Detected – SPY, AMZN, BRK.B, FB – Nasdaq” published on November 29, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Half of Amazon HQ2 jobs in tech – Seeking Alpha” on November 21, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Google challenges Amazon for East Coast talent – Seeking Alpha” published on November 13, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Consumer Sector Update for 12/03/2018: NBEV, AMZN, NXST, TRCO, WMT, MCD, DIS, CVS, KO – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 03, 2018.

Among 56 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 53 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 330 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Mizuho maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, October 28. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $920 target. As per Monday, August 24, the company rating was maintained by Axiom Securities. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120000 target in Friday, July 28 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, July 24 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, April 27 by Wedbush. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 21 report. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Friday, July 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by SunTrust. Loop Capital maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, October 27. Loop Capital has “Buy” rating and $1300 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 10 by J.P. Morgan.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.26, from 1.08 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 50 investors sold AMZN shares while 590 reduced holdings. 170 funds opened positions while 686 raised stakes. 268.42 million shares or 0.77% more from 266.38 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Kj Harrison & Prtn holds 1,770 shares. Bkd Wealth Advisors Llc holds 943 shares. Marathon Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Partnership reported 1.31% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Foundry Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.04% or 553 shares in its portfolio. Aviva Plc holds 252,062 shares or 2.53% of its portfolio. Rudman Errol M holds 0% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 1,000 shares. Farmers owns 133 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Mi Adv holds 374 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Ww Asset Management has 27,432 shares. Alexandria Cap Ltd has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Veritas Management (Uk) holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 323 shares. Bailard invested in 4,919 shares or 0.5% of the stock. Sigma Planning reported 1.07% stake. Suntrust Banks Inc holds 0.55% or 59,048 shares. Ami Investment Mgmt has 180 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio.

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 22 selling transactions for $92.11 million activity. On Friday, November 2 STONESIFER PATRICIA Q sold $2.31 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 1,375 shares. $8.02 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M. 2,030 shares valued at $3.21 million were sold by Olsavsky Brian T on Thursday, November 15. On Thursday, November 15 the insider Huttenlocher Daniel P sold $285,960. WILKE JEFFREY A sold $2.32 million worth of stock. Another trade for 3,200 shares valued at $5.31 million was made by BEZOS JEFFREY P on Monday, October 29.

Evanson Asset Management Llc, which manages about $3.18B and $504.32M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Telaria Inc by 138,997 shares to 13,751 shares, valued at $56,000 in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IWD) by 4,217 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 17,115 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IVV).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.18, from 0.89 in 2018Q1. It is negative, as 49 investors sold PPC shares while 68 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 49.44 million shares or 14.86% less from 58.07 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. 2,284 were reported by Meeder Asset Incorporated. Nuveen Asset Management Lc owns 11,156 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Shell Asset Mngmt accumulated 24,575 shares. Sei Invests Communications holds 0.01% or 104,470 shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw & Co reported 0% in Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC). James Rech reported 0.1% in Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC). Toronto Dominion Bancorp has invested 0% in Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC). Clark Estates New York stated it has 166,500 shares or 0.5% of all its holdings. Alps reported 16,230 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gam Ag reported 46,175 shares. Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated invested in 449 shares or 0% of the stock. 81,876 are held by Quantbot Ltd Partnership. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC). Gsa Capital Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC). Trellus Management Communication Limited Liability Corporation holds 30,000 shares.

More notable recent Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Axsome Therapeutics Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in the ASCEND Phase 2 Trial of AXS-05 in Major Depressive Disorder – Nasdaq” on November 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Is Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) a Great Stock for Value Investors? – Nasdaq” published on June 01, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Ocwen Financial, Inovalon, Reading International, Cutera, Sunrun, and Pilgrim’s Pride — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications – Nasdaq” on November 28, 2018. More interesting news about Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Pilgrims Pride Is a Massive Bargain – GuruFocus.com” published on September 20, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Pilgrim’s Pride Upsizes and Prices its Senior Unsecured Notes Offering – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 21, 2018.

Highbridge Capital Management Llc, which manages about $32.39 billion and $4.97B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Intel Corp (Prn) by 13.99M shares to 26.38M shares, valued at $63.22M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Everi Hldgs Inc by 56,664 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 13,568 shares, and cut its stake in Eqt Corp (Put) (NYSE:EQT).

Among 7 analysts covering Pilgrims Pride (NASDAQ:PPC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Pilgrims Pride had 24 analyst reports since October 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Wednesday, December 16 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, December 2 with “Overweight”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) rating on Monday, June 26. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $2400 target. Vertical Group downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $32.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 31. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, November 9. Jefferies maintained Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) on Wednesday, October 12 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, June 6. The stock of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Monday, March 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) on Friday, August 25 with “Hold” rating.

Since August 9, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 selling transactions for $43,405 activity.

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