Cutter & Company Brokerage Has Upped Its Apple (AAPL) Holding; 0 Analysts Are Bullish MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSM) Last Week

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Among 3 analysts covering MSC Industrial Direct Co (NYSE:MSM), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. MSC Industrial Direct Co had 4 analyst reports since October 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens downgraded the shares of MSM in report on Friday, February 8 to “Equal-Weight” rating. Wells Fargo maintained MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) rating on Friday, December 21. Wells Fargo has “Market Perform” rating and $85 target. See MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) latest ratings:

16/03/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Downgrade
08/02/2019 Broker: Stephens Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
21/12/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $87 New Target: $85 Maintain
12/10/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Neutral New Target: $89 Initiates Coverage On

Cutter & Company Brokerage Inc increased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 39.88% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Cutter & Company Brokerage Inc acquired 5,453 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)’s stock declined 2.81%. The Cutter & Company Brokerage Inc holds 19,127 shares with $3.02 million value, up from 13,674 last quarter. Apple Inc now has $877.61B valuation. The stock increased 1.30% or $2.39 during the last trading session, reaching $186.12. About 39.04M shares traded or 12.59% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.49% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 15/05/2018 – Buffett told CNBC earlier this month the conglomerate had exited its holdings of International Business Machines and added 75 million shares of Apple in the quarter; 07/05/2018 – Apple opens at record high; 02/04/2018 – $INTC $AAPL Apple plans to move away from Intel chips; 16/03/2018 – Top VC deals: Apple buys Texture, Magna backs Lyft, Snoop Dogg raises a $45 million fund; 20/04/2018 – Weak guidance from a top Apple supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, and the likely knock-on effect to 3-D sensing technology maker AMS, suggests Apple is not buying components for the iPhone X; 10/05/2018 – Apple Pulls Plug on Irish $1 Billion Data Center — Barron’s Blog; 05/05/2018 – HIGHLIGHTS-The wit and wisdom of Warren Buffett, ‘Oracle of Omaha’; 01/05/2018 – The company’s media content business remained under pressure as large media customers such as Apple and Amazon.com develop in-house capabilities to handle their web traffic; 14/05/2018 – Samsung Tries a New Knife to Whittle Apple IPhone Patent Award; 10/04/2018 – APPLE ISRAEL SUSPECTED OF WITHOLDING PRODUCT INFO FROM BUYERS

Since November 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $902,607 activity. LEVINSON ARTHUR D had sold 1,521 shares worth $255,087. KONDO CHRIS had sold 3,408 shares worth $647,520 on Monday, November 19.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Battle of Dividends: Apple vs. Microsoft – Nasdaq” on March 16, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Apple (AAPL) Stock Up 8% Over the Last Week: Time to Buy? – Nasdaq” published on March 14, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Apple (AAPL) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know – Nasdaq” on March 13, 2019. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Hey ‘Tim Apple’ – Watch Foxconn – Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) – Seeking Alpha” published on March 16, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Dow Movers: BA, AAPL – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 11, 2019.

Among 20 analysts covering Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Apple had 61 analyst reports since September 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 2 by Citigroup. DA Davidson maintained it with “Buy” rating and $280 target in Friday, December 14 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 3 by Canaccord Genuity. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $153 target in Wednesday, January 30 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, March 13. Wells Fargo maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) on Thursday, January 3 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 12 by J.P. Morgan. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Tuesday, November 20 with “Neutral” rating. JP Morgan maintained the shares of AAPL in report on Friday, November 2 with “Overweight” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.30, from 0.67 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 82 investors sold AAPL shares while 860 reduced holdings. 159 funds opened positions while 756 raised stakes. 2.83 billion shares or 5.50% more from 2.68 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. First Dallas stated it has 0.39% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Thomas White Limited reported 0.26% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Lloyds Bk Gru Plc has invested 0.39% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Retail Bank Of America De holds 1.1% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 39.65 million shares. Peconic Prtn Ltd Liability Com reported 9,550 shares stake. Fruth Investment Management holds 11,111 shares. Fulton Financial Bank Na invested in 1.53% or 122,026 shares. Raymond James reported 5.19M shares. First Foundation owns 73,074 shares for 0.73% of their portfolio. Charles Schwab Invest Advisory owns 998,811 shares. Green Square Cap Limited Liability Co holds 120,481 shares or 2.69% of its portfolio. First City Capital Management holds 8,407 shares or 1.03% of its portfolio. Somerset Ltd Liability Co holds 10,689 shares or 1.71% of its portfolio. Condor Capital, New Jersey-based fund reported 50,452 shares. Shine Advisory holds 0.44% or 5,622 shares in its portfolio.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and activities products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $4.49 billion. The companyÂ’s MRO products comprise cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It has a 13.36 P/E ratio. It offers approximately 1,000,000 stock-keeping units through its master catalogs; weekly, monthly, and quarterly specialty and promotional catalogs; brochures; and the Internet, such as its Websites comprising mscdirect.com and use-enco.com.

The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $81.2. About 728,095 shares traded or 81.00% up from the average. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has declined 2.75% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 7.12% the S&P500. Some Historical MSM News: 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Access Event Scheduled By Northcoast Research; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Sees 3Q EPS $1.37-EPS $1.43; 23/04/2018 – DJ MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc Cla, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (MSM); 01/05/2018 – MSC Industrial Supply Co. Acquires All Integrated Solutions; 09/04/2018 – MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO INC MSM.N : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $103 FROM $102; 11/04/2018 – MSC INDUSTRIAL DIRECT CO INC MSM.N : BMO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $104 FROM $103; 10/04/2018 – MSC Industrial 2Q EPS $2.06; 18/04/2018 – MSC Industrial Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 01/05/2018 – MSC INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY BUYS ALL INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS; 10/04/2018 – MSC 2Q EPS EX TCJA BENEFIT $1.04, MAY NOT COMPARE WITH EST

More news for MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. 2019 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on January 09, 2019. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” and published on October 30, 2018 is yet another important article.

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