Brighton Jones Stake in Amazon.Com (AMZN) Trimmed by $7.65 Million as Share Value Declined; Diker Management Lifted Its Mgp Ingredients New (MGPI) Holding by $2.89 Million as Market Value Declined

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Brighton Jones Llc decreased its stake in Amazon.Com (AMZN) by 4.67% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brighton Jones Llc sold 3,819 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 78,015 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $156.27 million, down from 81,834 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brighton Jones Llc who had been investing in Amazon.Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $804.46B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.66% or $10.99 during the last trading session, reaching $1645.22. About 2.79M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 41.49% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.49% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 27/03/2018 – CASINO’S CASP.PA MONOPRIX CEO SAYS AMAZON PARTNERSHIP COMPLEMENTS OCADO DEAL; 16/05/2018 – RT @CNBCnow: NEW: The Berkshire Hathaway/Amazon/JPMorgan Chase health care joint venture is struggling to find a CEO; 24/05/2018 – memeorandum: EXCLUSIVE: MPs demand police investigation after Amazon is found selling jihadi recruitment material … (Jake; 17/04/2018 – WhereverTV & APP Mastery Release Mobile Apps for Android, IOS and Amazon’s Fire TV Stick; 21/05/2018 – The Week: Parrot learns to use Amazon Alexa in home; 04/04/2018 – Amazon: Shutterfly Moving Infrastructure to AWS; 18/03/2018 – FedEx Follows Amazon Into the Robotic Future; 15/03/2018 – THIEL: NO OTHER COMPANY IS CLOSE TO AMAZON; 15/03/2018 – JAKARTA — Alibaba Group Holding is expanding its cloud computing business in Asia’s emerging economies by building local data centers, aiming to outpace U.S. rivals like Amazon in the race to capture the region’s fast-growing technology market; 12/04/2018 – Amazon drops first-gen Ring doorbell price to $100 after closing acquisition. via @verge

Diker Management Llc increased its stake in Mgp Ingredients Inc New (MGPI) by 63.19% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Diker Management Llc bought 37,067 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.19% with the market. The hedge fund held 95,728 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $7.56M, up from 58,661 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Diker Management Llc who had been investing in Mgp Ingredients Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.12B market cap company. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $66.41. About 165,078 shares traded. MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) has declined 18.42% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.42% the S&P500. Some Historical MGPI News: 02/05/2018 – MGP Ingredients Sees 2018 Net Sales Growth in the High Single-Digit Percentage Range Versus 2017; 17/04/2018 – TILL® American Wheat Vodka and George Remus® Bourbon Launch in Colorado with Breakthru Beverage; 03/04/2018 – MGP Makes Commitment to Renewable Electric Energy; 100% of Electricity Will Come from Wind; 23/04/2018 – MGP Ingredients Will Use Compostable and Biodegradable Alternatives; 02/05/2018 – MGP Ingredients 1Q Net $8.93M; 09/05/2018 – MGP Ingredients Launches Rossville Union Master Crafted Straight Rye Whiskey, Adding to the Company’s Branded Portfolio; 22/03/2018 – MGP Ingredients Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 06/03/2018 TILL® American Wheat Vodka and George Remus® Bourbon Launch in Illinois with Breakthru Beverage; 30/04/2018 – MGP Ingredients Non-Deal Roadshow Set By SunTrust for May. 7; 02/05/2018 – MGP Ingredients 1Q EPS 52c

Since August 28, 2018, it had 4 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $2.44 million activity. Seaberg Karen also sold $601,481 worth of MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) on Thursday, September 27. Griffin Augustus C. bought $111,000 worth of stock. Page George W Jr bought 10,000 shares worth $723,600. The insider Buttshaw Michael Rodger bought $23,800.

Diker Management Llc, which manages about $674.54 million and $281.46 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Talend S A by 19,000 shares to 72,700 shares, valued at $5.07M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Pluralsight Inc by 94,752 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 137,721 shares, and cut its stake in Everbridge Inc.

Among 4 analysts covering MGP Ingredients (NASDAQ:MGPI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. MGP Ingredients had 7 analyst reports since May 25, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $73 target in Tuesday, March 6 report. The stock of MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Sidoti. The company was initiated on Wednesday, May 25 by Craig Hallum. Craig Hallum maintained the shares of MGPI in report on Monday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained the shares of MGPI in report on Thursday, March 1 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 1.58 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 17 investors sold MGPI shares while 37 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 17.75 million shares or 9.18% more from 16.26 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Ls Advsr Llc has invested 0.01% in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI). Bluecrest Management Limited owns 2,815 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 6,888 shares or 0% of the stock. Victory Management holds 0% or 4,072 shares in its portfolio. Amer Intll Gru Inc holds 0% or 10,316 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) or 821 shares. Mason Street Limited Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) for 3,744 shares. Raymond James Ser Advsrs has invested 1.58% in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI). Voya Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 5,445 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sns Fincl Grp Incorporated holds 0.14% or 7,500 shares in its portfolio. 114 are owned by Kwmg Lc. Geode Mgmt Limited Liability owns 0% invested in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) for 137,105 shares. Blair William And Il has invested 0.01% in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI). Neuberger Berman Limited Liability Company has 1.05M shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Ltd has 0% invested in MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) for 50,137 shares.

More notable recent MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “MGP Ingredients Schedules Third Quarter 2018 Conference Call/Webcast for Thursday, November 1 – GlobeNewswire” on October 18, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “MGP Ingredients’ (MGPI) CEO Gus Griffin on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on May 02, 2018, Fool.com published: “These 3 Stocks Shot Up 50% in 2017 — Are They Still Buys? – The Motley Fool” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about MGP Ingredients, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGPI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “MGP Ingredients Inc (MGPI) CEO Gus Griffin on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on August 06, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “MGP Ingredients Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results Nasdaq:MGPI – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 01, 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. As per Friday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 29. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, October 23. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Friday, July 29. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Thursday, January 18. The rating was maintained by J.P. Morgan with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 31. The firm has “Neutral” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, July 24. Axiom Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Friday, February 2. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, April 27.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.34 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 55 investors sold AMZN shares while 636 reduced holdings. 157 funds opened positions while 655 raised stakes. 260.67 million shares or 2.89% less from 268.42 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Maple Cap Mgmt has 3,715 shares. 427,619 are owned by Jane Street Group Limited Liability Co. 4,592 are owned by Alpha Cubed Invs Limited Liability. Baldwin Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 1.07% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Reilly Advisors Lc reported 897 shares stake. Highline Capital Mngmt LP reported 3.93% stake. Lincoln National Corp holds 0.29% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 4,229 shares. 5,650 were accumulated by Atika Management Limited Liability Com. Transamerica Fincl Advsrs invested in 32 shares. Wright Serv invested in 4,693 shares. The California-based Advisor Ltd Co has invested 2.53% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Wg Shaheen & Assoc Dba Whitney & Company accumulated 571 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Eulav Asset Mgmt has invested 1.72% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Acg Wealth owns 8,717 shares or 2.31% of their US portfolio. Sabal Com holds 113 shares.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Consumer Sector Update for 12/26/2018: JD, AMZN, WMT, MCD, DIS, CVS, KO – Nasdaq” on December 26, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Notable Monday Option Activity: BKNG, AMZN, GOOGL – Nasdaq” published on December 24, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Consumer Sector Update for 12/31/2018: GOOS, AMZN, BABA, WMT, MCD, DIS, CVS, KO – Nasdaq” on December 31, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Amazon’s (AMZN) AWS Launches Fifth Data Region in Europe – Nasdaq” published on December 17, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) – Volatility Remains High Amid Holiday-Thinned Trade, Global Growth Worries – Benzinga” with publication date: December 27, 2018.

Brighton Jones Llc, which manages about $2.52 billion and $813.52M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Computer Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 1,446 shares to 65,069 shares, valued at $14.69 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ishares S&P 500 Growth Etf (IVW) by 2,016 shares in the quarter, for a total of 8,767 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Tr Intrm Tr Crp Etf (CIU).

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 22 sales for $92.11 million activity. Olsavsky Brian T also sold $3.87M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares. Another trade for 1,726 shares valued at $3.28 million was made by Jassy Andrew R on Wednesday, August 15. WILKE JEFFREY A sold $3.96M worth of stock. Zapolsky David sold $3.66 million worth of stock or 1,927 shares. $285,960 worth of stock was sold by Huttenlocher Daniel P on Thursday, November 15. Reynolds Shelley sold $687,447 worth of stock or 437 shares.

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $5.48 EPS, up 153.70% or $3.32 from last year’s $2.16 per share. AMZN’s profit will be $2.68 billion for 75.06 P/E if the $5.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.75 actual EPS reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.70% negative EPS growth.

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