Hilton Capital Management Has Lowered Its Stake in Intel (INTC) as Market Value Rose; Intuit (INTU) Shareholder Profund Advisors Decreased Holding by $1.03 Million

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Hilton Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Intel Corp (INTC) by 98.38% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hilton Capital Management Llc sold 451,965 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.40% with the market. The hedge fund held 7,422 shares of the semiconductors company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $348,000, down from 459,387 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hilton Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $244.32 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.67% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $54.33. About 46.49M shares traded or 78.51% up from the average. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has risen 12.75% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.38% the S&P500. Some Historical INTC News: 30/03/2018 – INTEL FILES PATENT FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENT BITCOIN MINING: CRN; 12/04/2018 – Accenture Appoints Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala, Executive Officer at Intel, to Board of Directors; 26/04/2018 – VODAFONE GROUP PLC VOD.L – VODAFONE HAS BECOME A PREMIUM PARTNER OF ESL, WORLD’S LARGEST ESPORTS COMPANY, AND WILL SPONSOR ESL’S FLAGSHIP EVENT SERIES: INTEL® EXTREME MASTERS, ESL ONE AND ESL PRO; 08/05/2018 – Intel Capital Announces $72M of New Investments in 12 Tech Startups at Annual Global Summit; 19/03/2018 – Intel Board of Directors Elects New Director and Extends Andy Bryant’s Term as Intel Chairman Until 2019; 19/03/2018 – Wiwynn Demonstrates Wiwynn® Cluster Manager with NVMe over Fabric Based on Intel® Rack Scale Design at OCP US Summit; 25/04/2018 – Green Hills Software’s INTEGRITY-178 tuMP Multicore Operating System Becomes the First Operating System Certified as Conforming to the FACE Technical Standard for Intel Multicore Processors; 09/05/2018 – Three companies win $550.8 mln deal to supply McAfee software to Pentagon; 05/04/2018 – Cassidy lowered his rating on Intel to hold from buy; 15/05/2018 – Lanner Announces Intent to Deliver Intel® Select Solution for uCPE and Accelerate Next-gen Deployments

Profund Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Intuit (INTU) by 21.81% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Profund Advisors Llc sold 5,263 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.18% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,867 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $3.71M, down from 24,130 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Profund Advisors Llc who had been investing in Intuit for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $66.88B market cap company. The stock increased 0.53% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $258.13. About 2.57 million shares traded or 57.11% up from the average. Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) has risen 51.52% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.15% the S&P500. Some Historical INTU News: 20/04/2018 – DJ Intuit Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (INTU); 25/04/2018 – INTUIT REPORTS 6 PERCENT INCREASE IN TURBOTAX ONLINE UNITS: RAISES FULL-YEAR CONSUMER GROUP GUIDANCE RANGE; 28/04/2018 – Bill Harris, former CEO of Intuit and founding CEO of PayPal: Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history:; 31/05/2018 – QuickBooks Delivers Enhanced Payroll Services for Small Businesses; 14/03/2018 – Broadcom for Intuit? Or Micron? Strange Pickings in RBC’s M&A Screen — Barron’s Blog; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Independence Adds Intuit, Exits Caterpillar; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Select Tech Adds Intuit, Exits Wex, Cuts Facebook; 16/05/2018 – Case: Negligence and Aiding and Abetting Claims Against Intuit Dismissed (N.D. Cal.) (IRC §7206); 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Advisor Tech Adds Intuit, Exits Wex, Cuts Facebook; 27/03/2018 – Moody’s Upgrades Intuit Senior Unsecured To A3; Outlook Stable

More notable recent Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “5 Dow Jones Stocks That Will Lead the Market Higher – Nasdaq” on February 22, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Intel -1.4% on new security issue report – Seeking Alpha” published on March 05, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Why Advanced Micro Devices Stock Should Be Bought on Weakness – Nasdaq” on March 11, 2019. More interesting news about Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Buy Intel On The Coming Pullback – Seeking Alpha” published on February 28, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Nvidia Joins Bidding for Israeli Chipmaker Mellanox: Report – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 10, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.15, from 0.85 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 52 investors sold INTC shares while 677 reduced holdings. 141 funds opened positions while 588 raised stakes. 2.96 billion shares or 3.57% more from 2.86 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Staley Advisers holds 2.16% or 569,339 shares. Conning invested in 986,559 shares. 28,600 were accumulated by Credit Cap Ltd Liability. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 0.83% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Acr Alpine Cap Research Lc invested in 0.01% or 5,313 shares. New York-based Laurion Lp has invested 0.02% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The invested in 4.07 million shares or 0.24% of the stock. Lourd Capital Ltd Liability Com holds 0.05% or 14,686 shares. Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott Lc has invested 0.61% in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). Massachusetts Services Ma holds 0.08% or 3.41 million shares. Art Ltd owns 67,000 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. Manchester Capital Management Lc accumulated 39,612 shares or 0.3% of the stock. 181,650 were reported by Stratos Wealth Partners. American Natl Registered Inv Advisor reported 37,786 shares. Gamco Investors Et Al holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) for 28,110 shares.

Analysts await Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.87 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.87 per share. INTC’s profit will be $3.91B for 15.61 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.28 actual earnings per share reported by Intel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -32.03% negative EPS growth.

Hilton Capital Management Llc, which manages about $589.79 million and $559.44 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Schwab Strategic Tr (SCHO) by 378,325 shares to 1.25 million shares, valued at $62.51M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nextera Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) by 89,984 shares in the quarter, for a total of 90,005 shares, and has risen its stake in Crown Castle Intl Corp New (NYSE:CCI).

Since October 25, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 9 sales for $893,356 activity. $102,050 worth of stock was sold by Rodgers Steven Ralph on Thursday, October 25. SWAN ROBERT HOLMES bought $247,155 worth of stock or 5,117 shares. McBride Kevin Thomas sold $295,945 worth of stock or 6,500 shares.

Since September 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $77.62 million activity. $30.01 million worth of stock was sold by COOK SCOTT D on Wednesday, November 21. On Friday, September 21 the insider STANSBURY HENRY TAYLOE sold $808,851. Goodarzi Sasan K sold $16.89 million worth of Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) on Wednesday, November 21. SMITH BRAD D had sold 22,418 shares worth $4.61M on Wednesday, November 28.

Profund Advisors Llc, which manages about $4.85 billion and $1.62B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in American Elec Pwr Inc (NYSE:AEP) by 18,468 shares to 47,367 shares, valued at $3.54 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Public Svc Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) by 18,924 shares in the quarter, for a total of 48,718 shares, and has risen its stake in Entergy Corp New (NYSE:ETR).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.12 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 60 investors sold INTU shares while 248 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 228 raised stakes. 238.18 million shares or 10.31% more from 215.92 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Verition Fund Mgmt Lc holds 1,619 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 1,033 are held by West Coast Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company. Penobscot Inv holds 1,047 shares. Tarbox Family Office holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) for 107 shares. Macquarie Grp Inc Limited accumulated 0.05% or 128,594 shares. 391,330 are held by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. Transamerica Financial Advsrs Inc owns 6,574 shares. Allstate has 0.16% invested in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU). Kornitzer Capital Mngmt Ks owns 147,001 shares or 0.58% of their US portfolio. Osborne Partners Cap Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.44% in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU). 409,832 are owned by Asset Management One Com. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv reported 1.16 million shares. Ashfield Capital Prns Ltd reported 20,571 shares. Trustmark Savings Bank Department accumulated 629 shares. Moreover, Regions Fincl Corp has 0.28% invested in Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU) for 115,223 shares.

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