As Electronic Arts (EA) Market Value Rose, Hightower Advisors Has Upped Stake; Tci Wealth Advisors Has Cut Its Position in Amazon Com (Call) (AMZN) as Valuation Rose

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Tci Wealth Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (Call) (AMZN) by 84.62% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc sold 3,302 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.10% with the market. The institutional investor held 600 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $901,000, down from 3,902 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $920.33B market cap company. The stock increased 0.39% or $7.34 during the last trading session, reaching $1870.38. About 1.72M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 13.57% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.20% the S&P500. Some Historical AMZN News: 08/03/2018 – JPMorgan’s Dimon Says Amazon Partnership `Fair and Equal` (Video); 24/05/2018 – Best Buy Drops as Heavy Spending to Fight Amazon Comes at a Cost; 03/04/2018 – No White House action on Amazon at this time, but that could change; 17/05/2018 – Amazon Research Awards Honor Outstanding Academic Projects in Artificial Intelligence; 10/05/2018 – AMAZON IS BUILDING ‘HEALTH & WELLNESS’ TEAM WITHIN ALEXA:CNBC; 04/04/2018 – Rob Urban: Oracle’s Safra Catz raised Amazon contract fight with Trump at dinner; 27/04/2018 – The Amazon partnership with Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan faces big hurdles, they say; 30/03/2018 – AMAZON’S TWITCH IS SAID TO HAVE CUT MORE THAN 25 JOBS: VB; 25/04/2018 – Amazon Aims to Boost Echo Sales by Targeting Bored Children; 19/04/2018 – Bezos Touts Amazon’s 100 Million Prime Members to Shareholders

Hightower Advisors Llc increased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (EA) by 2500% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hightower Advisors Llc bought 5,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 5,200 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $410,000, up from 200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Hightower Advisors Llc who had been investing in Electronic Arts Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.90B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.75% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $93.13. About 6.94M shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has declined 20.37% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.74% the S&P500. Some Historical EA News: 23/05/2018 – MOODY’S PLACES ELECTRONIC ARTS, INC.’S Baa2 SR UNSECURED; 20/03/2018 – S&P: Stable Rating Outlook Reflects View EA’s Leverage Will Remain Under 1.5x; 24/05/2018 – Enjoy Year-Round Seasonal Fun with The Sims 4™ Seasons, Available on June 22; 02/04/2018 – Fidelity Advisor Worldwide Adds Electronic Arts; 03/05/2018 – $TTWO $EA ripping higher. $ATVI still halted; 20/03/2018 – Drift Racer Vs Gamer: The Ultimate Need For Speed™ Battle; 19/04/2018 – Electronic Arts Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 16/03/2018 – Electronic Arts Drops Plan to Sell ‘Loot Boxes’ in ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ Videogame; 07/05/2018 – VY Esports Teams Up With Electronic Arts And Coca-Cola For Russian Interactive Football Cup; 20/03/2018 – S&P REVISES ELECTRONIC ARTS INC. TO RATING ‘BBB+’ FROM ‘BBB’

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $4.67 EPS, up 42.81% or $1.40 from last year’s $3.27 per share. AMZN’s profit will be $2.30B for 100.13 P/E if the $4.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $6.04 actual EPS reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.68% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.37, from 1.18 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 93 investors sold AMZN shares while 536 reduced holdings. 184 funds opened positions while 793 raised stakes. 371.97 million shares or 42.70% more from 260.67 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Northstar Gru invested 1.9% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Boltwood Cap Mgmt invested in 0.39% or 382 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Girard Prtnrs Ltd has invested 1.7% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Regions Financial Corporation accumulated 35,835 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 572,632 shares. Novare Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 3,384 shares. Tillar holds 0.99% or 1,004 shares. Glacier Peak Limited Company reported 3,047 shares. Carret Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.45% or 1,678 shares. Pinebridge Invests Lp holds 29,692 shares. Wetherby Asset Management has 1.74% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Meritage Grp Incorporated Ltd Partnership has invested 5.4% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Bp Public Ltd Com stated it has 42,000 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership has invested 0.5% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Palisades Hudson Asset Management Lp invested 0.85% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Will Alphabet’s Big Bet on Google Cloud Be Enough? – Nasdaq” on April 16, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Amazon Shares Crush Walmart This Year – 24/7 Wall St.” published on April 12, 2019, Fool.com published: “Amazon Earnings Preview: 5 Things to Watch – The Motley Fool” on April 16, 2019. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Amazon blocks unprofitable ads, S.F. banning Go? – Seeking Alpha” published on March 21, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “$1,780 Is The Number to Watch for Amazon Stock – Nasdaq” with publication date: March 25, 2019.

Tci Wealth Advisors Inc, which manages about $1.53B and $206.43M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 7,300 shares to 8,800 shares, valued at $1.39M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alphabet Inc by 1,646 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1,846 shares, and has risen its stake in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV).

Since October 29, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $50.29 million activity. $3.02M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by Zapolsky David on Thursday, November 15. $1.85 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. 3,200 shares were sold by BEZOS JEFFREY P, worth $5.31M on Monday, October 29. 1,726 shares valued at $2.70M were sold by Jassy Andrew R on Thursday, November 15. STONESIFER PATRICIA Q had sold 1,375 shares worth $2.31M. The insider Huttenlocher Daniel P sold $285,960.

Hightower Advisors Llc, which manages about $15.08B and $13.04 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) by 20,436 shares to 305,035 shares, valued at $20.00M in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lowes Cos Inc (NYSE:LOW) by 10,045 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 178,961 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (TIP).

More notable recent Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Don’t Watch the Glu Mobile Stock Financials, Watch the Gaming Trends – Nasdaq” on April 10, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “EA Is Making 2 Brilliant Moves With “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” – Nasdaq” published on April 16, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Noteworthy ETF Inflows: IGV, ADSK, EA, WDAY – Nasdaq” on April 17, 2019. More interesting news about Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Omnicom, Bank of America, EA, Johnson & Johnson, Netflix – Nasdaq” published on April 16, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Take-Two Is Holding A Half-Off Sale – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 17, 2019.

Since October 22, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 insider sales for $6.49 million activity. 1,000 shares were sold by Schatz Jacob J., worth $102,810 on Monday, October 22. 12,000 Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares with value of $1.23M were sold by Bruzzo Chris. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $1.01 million was sold by COLEMAN LEONARD S JR. Shares for $974,270 were sold by Jorgensen Blake J. 9,000 shares were sold by Wilson Andrew, worth $845,927 on Thursday, November 1. Shares for $114,710 were sold by Miele Laura.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.33, from 1.25 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 91 investors sold EA shares while 217 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 260.86 million shares or 3.75% less from 271.01 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Copper Rock Prtn Limited Company holds 0.96% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 154,148 shares. Flossbach Von Storch Ag has 1.59% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 2.11M shares. Caxton Associate LP has invested 0.08% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). 23,147 are owned by Diversified Trust. Brown Advisory holds 1.12% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) or 4.23M shares. Moreover, Gateway Investment Advisers Limited has 0.01% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.08% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Royal London Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 0.11% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Capital Guardian Trust reported 17,099 shares stake. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc reported 599,035 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Hl Fincl Svcs Limited Co reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Cls Limited Liability Company invested in 76 shares or 0% of the stock. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 773,715 shares. Congress Asset Management Ma holds 0.07% or 58,622 shares in its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has 1.17M shares.

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