As Boeing Co (BA) Stock Rose, Conning Trimmed Stake by $1.29 Million; Makaira Partners Has Decreased Its Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Holding by $7.78 Million

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Makaira Partners Llc decreased its stake in Zebra Technologies Corp (ZBRA) by 6.5% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Makaira Partners Llc sold 48,950 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.26% with the market. The hedge fund held 704,060 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $112.11M, down from 753,010 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Makaira Partners Llc who had been investing in Zebra Technologies Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.39B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.60% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $211.4. About 384,616 shares traded. Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) has risen 43.40% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.03% the S&P500. Some Historical ZBRA News: 15/05/2018 – Select Equity Adds Zebra Tech, Exits Signet, Cuts Dentsply: 13F; 23/05/2018 – CORRECTING and REPLACING Zebra Medical Vision Announces CE Approval of its Seventh AI Imaging Algorithm – Mammography Lesion; 08/05/2018 – Zebra 1Q Net $109M; 27/03/2018 – Clínica del Norte Selects Zebra Technologies to Modernize Patient and Asset Tracking; 02/04/2018 – Zebra Technologies Given 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide; 10/04/2018 – Car Insurance Penalties For Distracted Driving Up Nearly 8,000% Since 2011, The Zebra Reports; 08/05/2018 – ZEBRA TECH SEES FY NET SALES CHANGE +6% TO +9%; 15/03/2018 – Zebra Tech at Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By Northcoast Research; 08/05/2018 – ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES CORP – ADJUSTED EBITDA MARGIN IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY 20% FOR FULL YEAR 2018; 21/04/2018 – DJ Zebra Technologies Corporation Clas, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (ZBRA)

Conning Inc decreased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 3.2% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Conning Inc sold 4,013 shares as the company’s stock rose 29.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 121,198 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $39.09M, down from 125,211 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Conning Inc who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $214.12B market cap company. The stock increased 1.52% or $5.69 during the last trading session, reaching $378.99. About 26.70M shares traded or 320.16% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 23.74% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.37% the S&P500. Some Historical BA News: 08/03/2018 – CORRECTED-CEO SAYS EMBRAER HOPES TO MOVE FORWARD ON KC-390 DEAL SIGNED WITH SKYTECH IN SINGAPORE (NOT WITH SINGAPORE) BY THE END OF THIS YEAR; 01/05/2018 – Plane maker Boeing is buying aerospace parts company KLX for about $3.2 billion; 30/05/2018 – Agylstor™, a High Density Computational Storage Leader, Announces Investment From Boeing HorizonX Ventures; 07/03/2018 – Rolls-Royce Sees Troubled Boeing 787 Engines Fixed by 2022; 08/03/2018 – Boeing Expands Pilot Development Program with Okay Airways; 23/03/2018 – Boeing: All Nippon Airways Placed New Order for Two 777 Freighters Valued at $678M; 23/04/2018 – Boeing HorizonX Invests in 3D Printing Startup Morf3D; 15/03/2018 – REG-XPO Logistics Named a Superior Supplier by Boeing; 10/05/2018 – AIR LEASE IS `SCRAMBLING’ TO OFFSET AIRBUS, BOEING DELAYS; 30/04/2018 – BOEING HAS ‘SOLID’ PROCESS FOR REVIEWING DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS

Analysts await Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $2.66 earnings per share, up 12.71% or $0.30 from last year’s $2.36 per share. ZBRA’s profit will be $143.29 million for 19.87 P/E if the $2.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.92 actual earnings per share reported by Zebra Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.90% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.05, from 1.15 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 33 investors sold ZBRA shares while 129 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 48.74 million shares or 8.24% more from 45.03 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Amalgamated Bank reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Employees Retirement Of Texas holds 10,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Oppenheimer & Co holds 0.03% or 5,100 shares. Invesco Ltd holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 383,995 shares. 10,701 are held by Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc. Ftb holds 10 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amer Century Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 63,463 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale invested 0% in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Natixis Advsr Lp has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Cibc Ww has 0% invested in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 2,868 shares. Smith Asset Ltd Partnership stated it has 62,890 shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. Fin Architects Incorporated owns 0.02% invested in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 710 shares. Boyd Watterson Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com Oh has invested 0.53% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Legal & General Public Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA). Moreover, Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Com has 0.03% invested in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 623,963 shares.

More notable recent Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Sealed Air (SEE) Stock Up 29% YTD: What’s Driving the Rally? – Nasdaq” on March 15, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: VRNT, GOOGL, ZBRA – Nasdaq” published on February 14, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Zebra (ZBRA) Hits Fresh High: Is There Still Room to Run? – Nasdaq” on September 17, 2018. More interesting news about Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Jumps: Stock Rises 6.8% – Nasdaq” published on February 15, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Zebra Technologies (ZBRA) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 14, 2019.

Since November 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $13.19 million activity. LUDWICK ANDREW K had sold 34,000 shares worth $6.05M on Wednesday, November 14. Shares for $452,300 were sold by Heel Joachim. Shares for $6.42M were sold by GUSTAFSSON ANDERS.

More notable recent The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Eyes On Boeing, Nvidia, Disney, Nike And WageWorks – Seeking Alpha” on March 16, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Boeing shows off unmanned combat jet – Seeking Alpha” published on February 27, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) – Boeing Acquires Aviation Software Company ForeFlight – Benzinga” on March 07, 2019. More interesting news about The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Boeing, Cisco and Other Stocks With Recent Golden Crosses – 24/7 Wall St.” published on February 20, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), Boeing Company (The) (NYSE:BA) – Boeing To Offer Biofuel Blend To Airlines, With Alaska Airlines As First Partner – Benzinga” with publication date: March 11, 2019.

Conning Inc, which manages about $80.03B and $2.94B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Citrix Sys Inc (Prn) by 700,000 shares to 3.42 million shares, valued at $4.87 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in United Parcel Service Inc (NYSE:UPS) by 18,898 shares in the quarter, for a total of 392,009 shares, and has risen its stake in Novellus Sys Inc (Prn).

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $4.25 EPS, up 16.76% or $0.61 from last year’s $3.64 per share. BA’s profit will be $2.40 billion for 22.29 P/E if the $4.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.48 actual EPS reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.45% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 64 investors sold BA shares while 550 reduced holdings. 150 funds opened positions while 479 raised stakes. 386.86 million shares or 11.47% more from 347.06 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Biondo Limited Liability Corporation holds 6,130 shares or 0.6% of its portfolio. 24,878 are held by Essex Fin Ser Incorporated. New England Private Wealth Ltd Liability Corp owns 2,376 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Butensky Cohen Security Incorporated has invested 1.49% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). California-based Rnc Capital Ltd Liability has invested 0.23% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Financial Engines accumulated 0.01% or 2,745 shares. Douglass Winthrop Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 49,303 shares. 7,333 were accumulated by Fagan. Everett Harris And Ca reported 4,318 shares stake. Perella Weinberg Ptnrs Cap Mngmt LP reported 10,397 shares stake. Grace & White Inc reported 30,750 shares. Oxbow Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 861 shares. 3,632 were reported by Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt. Hilton Cap Mngmt Lc has 63 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sva Plumb Wealth Mgmt Limited owns 1,718 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

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