Cognios Capital Has Upped Holding in At&T (T); Costco Whsl New (COST) Holder Ws Management Lllp Decreased Stake

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Cognios Capital Llc increased its stake in At&T Inc (T) by 31.7% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cognios Capital Llc bought 18,056 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.47% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 75,014 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $2.14M, up from 56,958 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cognios Capital Llc who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $221.89 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $30.46. About 10.06 million shares traded. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 16.72% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.09% the S&P500. Some Historical T News: 07/05/2018 – Comcast plans to make an all-cash bid for Fox if AT&T-Time Warner is approved; 15/03/2018 – HOUBizJournal: Exclusive: Storied AT&T parcel near River Oaks hits the market; 07/05/2018 – ♫ Reuters Insider – Exclusive: Comcast preparing all-cash offer to upset Disney-Fox deal; 26/03/2018 – AT&T JUDGE ASSAILS LAWYERS AS SLING PRESIDENT GETS TRANSCRIPT; 09/05/2018 – AT&T payments to Trump lawyer more than reported; 11/05/2018 – CNBC Wires: EXCLUSIVE-AT&T HEAD OF EXTERNAL AND LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS BOB QUINN IS RETIRING -MEMO; 07/03/2018 – AT&T’s DirecTV Latin America unit files for U.S. IPO; 07/03/2018 – AT&T Files for Possible IPO of Latin America TV Business Vrio; 01/05/2018 – Several Possible Outcomes to AT&T-Time Warner Trial; 11/05/2018 – AT&T’s Colossal Flub Still Leaves CEO With More Wins Than Losses

Ws Management Lllp decreased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 18.55% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ws Management Lllp sold 20,211 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.18% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 88,734 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $18.08 million, down from 108,945 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ws Management Lllp who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $102.77 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $233.57. About 737,120 shares traded. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 15.54% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.17% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 07/03/2018 – COSTCO FEB. TOTAL COMP SALES UP. 10.5%, EST. UP 8%; 29/05/2018 – CITIGROUP CONSUMER CHIEF BIRD SAYS WILL PROMOTE NEW DIGITAL BANK ACCOUNTS NATIONALLY TO HOLDERS OF DOUBLE CASH CREDIT CARD, AND CO-BRAND AMERICAN AIRLINES, COSTCO CREDIT CARDS; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO 2Q EPS $1.59, EST. $1.49; 17/04/2018 – Former Costco Wholesale Executives Bring Transparency To Fast Food; 09/05/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP COST.O SAYS NET SALES OF $10.81 BLN FOR RETAIL MONTH OF APRIL, FOUR WEEKS ENDED MAY 6, 2018, AN INCREASE OF 13.1 PERCENT; 07/03/2018 – Costco 2Q Rev $32.99B; 11/04/2018 – COSTCO WHOLESALE CORP – NET SALES OF $12.92 BLN FOR MONTH OF MARCH, FIVE WEEKS ENDED APRIL 8, 2018, AN INCREASE OF 10.9 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR; 06/04/2018 – Dutch Fund Sells Apple, Microsoft, Costco, AT&T — Barrons.com; 15/05/2018 – Bridgewater Adds Biogen, Exits Costco, Buys More Newfield: 13F; 08/05/2018 – Subscribers: Disregard Costco Earnings Headline

Since October 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $14.33 million activity. Shares for $5.22 million were sold by LAZARUS FRANZ E on Thursday, October 25. 22,500 Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) shares with value of $5.03M were sold by JELINEK W CRAIG. $1.49 million worth of Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) was sold by Vachris Roland Michael. 2,049 shares were sold by LIBENSON RICHARD M, worth $458,976. GALANTI RICHARD A had sold 4,163 shares worth $945,940. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $707,430 was made by MEISENBACH JOHN W on Monday, October 1.

Ws Management Lllp, which manages about $2.05 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Tesla Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:TSLA) by 18,900 shares to 68,900 shares, valued at $22.93 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) by 35,217 shares in the quarter, for a total of 446,816 shares, and has risen its stake in Adverum Biotechnologies Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 1.11 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 70 investors sold COST shares while 431 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 400 raised stakes. 336.90 million shares or 12.99% more from 298.17 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Liberty Mngmt reported 2.61% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Mraz Amerine And Assoc invested 0.17% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Sabal Company stated it has 983 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability has 0.45% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 2.16 million shares. First Dallas Securities invested 0.58% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Mitchell Cap Mngmt has invested 0.68% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Carlson Limited Partnership holds 0.32% or 101,625 shares in its portfolio. King Luther Capital Corporation holds 0.02% or 9,449 shares. Norinchukin Financial Bank The reported 127,176 shares. Marathon Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.74% or 245,227 shares in its portfolio. Cetera Advsr Lc stated it has 9,957 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Rockland Tru Co reported 1,530 shares stake. Mcf Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 58 shares. Grandfield And Dodd Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.11% or 4,726 shares. Blume Management holds 9,845 shares or 1.15% of its portfolio.

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Notable Tuesday Option Activity: HLF, COST, ASNA – Nasdaq” on February 19, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Dover Rides on Strong Bookings Growth, Input Costs High – Nasdaq” published on March 06, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Ford’s truck exit from South America to cost 2,700 jobs – Nasdaq” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Allison (ALSN) Rides on Favorable Demand Amid Cost Woes – Nasdaq” published on March 07, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Mandalay Resources Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2018 Financial Results – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 14, 2019.

Cognios Capital Llc, which manages about $312.20 million and $247.26M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Verisk Analytics Inc Class A (NASDAQ:VRSK) by 7,031 shares to 18,201 shares, valued at $1.98 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

More notable recent AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AT&T’s High Dividend Yield Screams Of Trouble – Seeking Alpha” on February 26, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Another Price Hike Won’t Solve AT&T’s Pay-TV Problems – Motley Fool” published on March 13, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Calling On AT&T Is Worth Your Money – Seeking Alpha” on February 21, 2019. More interesting news about AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “For T-Mobile Stock, Optimism Reigns After Sprint – Investorplace.com” published on March 14, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “7 Dividend Stocks With Big Yields – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: March 13, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 94 investors sold T shares while 763 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 498 raised stakes. 3.65 billion shares or 3.69% more from 3.52 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Portland Glob Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company, Maine-based fund reported 7,059 shares. 519,400 are owned by Denali Limited. 355,398 were reported by Trust Com Of Virginia Va. Markston Ltd Liability Com has invested 1.66% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Nippon Life Invsts Americas Inc invested in 430,850 shares or 1.06% of the stock. Wellington Mngmt Gp Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 19.24 million shares or 0.14% of the stock. 42,155 are owned by New England Rech & Management. Truepoint accumulated 7,015 shares. Reliance Trust Company Of Delaware reported 142,384 shares. Argent Trust holds 1.03% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 306,090 shares. The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Americas Inc has invested 0% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Parametric Port Associates Ltd Liability stated it has 21.21M shares. Strategic Ltd Liability Corporation holds 208,889 shares. 13,520 were reported by Greylin Inv Mangement Inc. Iberiabank Corp accumulated 0.23% or 61,417 shares.

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