MEDIFAST (MED) to pay $0.32 on Aug 9, 2017, Sns Financial Group Has Cut Apple (Call) (AAPL) Stake

June 20, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Sns Financial Group Llc decreased Apple Inc (Call) (AAPL) stake by 96.71% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Sns Financial Group Llc sold 88,178 shares as Apple Inc (Call) (AAPL)’s stock rose 12.78%. The Sns Financial Group Llc holds 3,000 shares with $350,000 value, down from 91,178 last quarter. Apple Inc (Call) now has $752.31B valuation. The stock increased 2.86% or $4.07 during the last trading session, reaching $146.34. About 1,154 shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

MEDIFAST INC (NYSE:MED) is expected to pay $0.32 on Aug 9, 2017. $1.28 is the ADY. (NYSE:MED) shareholders before Jun 21, 2017 will receive the $0.32 dividend. MEDIFAST INC’s current price of $41.99 translates into 0.76% yield. MEDIFAST INC’s dividend has Jun 23, 2017 as record date. Jun 7, 2017 is the announcement. The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $41.99. About shares traded. Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) has risen 25.81% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.11% the S&P500.

Sns Financial Group Llc increased Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLE) stake by 21,204 shares to 25,307 valued at $1.91M in 2016Q4. It also upped Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) stake by 27,698 shares and now owns 100,967 shares. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) was raised too.

Since December 27, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 32 insider sales for $162.84 million activity. The insider KONDO CHRIS sold 2,649 shares worth $339,204. The insider Maestri Luca sold 20,307 shares worth $2.95M. On Thursday, February 2 the insider COOK TIMOTHY D sold $1.10 million. Shares for $1.54 million were sold by Srouji Johny on Thursday, May 25. AHRENDTS ANGELA J had sold 25,377 shares worth $3.91M on Tuesday, May 9. On Wednesday, June 7 the insider Riccio Daniel J. sold $1.86M. On Monday, May 22 Cue Eduardo H sold $6.92 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 45,000 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.03, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 90 investors sold AAPL shares while 975 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 723 raised stakes. 3.04 billion shares or 1.85% more from 2.98 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Argent accumulated 40,177 shares. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability, New York-based fund reported 66,957 shares. Vermont-based Maple Capital Mgmt has invested 2.42% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Nippon Life Insur accumulated 223,305 shares. Ameritas Inv Ptnrs reported 338,704 shares or 1.97% of all its holdings. Consulate Inc has 26,929 shares. Van Eck Associates has 0.03% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 55,654 shares. 7,263 were reported by Baystate Wealth Management Ltd. The Michigan-based New Century Invest Mngmt has invested 3.9% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Avenir has invested 0.85% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Kornitzer Mgmt Incorporated Ks reported 1.07% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). 51,577 are held by Mechanics Comml Bank Tru Department. First Retail Bank Of Hutchinson stated it has 0.28% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Pathstone Family Office Ltd Company holds 2.05% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 27,793 shares. Columbus Circle stated it has 1.81M shares or 2.73% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.57 EPS, up 10.56% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.42 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $8.07 billion for 23.30 P/E if the $1.57 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.10 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.24% negative EPS growth.

Among 45 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Apple Inc. had 214 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Rosenblatt given on Wednesday, September 9. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by FBN Securities with “Outperform”. On Wednesday, December 23 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, October 28 report. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, October 28. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, December 14. Pacific Crest maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $150 target in Tuesday, April 4 report. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Macquarie Research.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.41 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 12 investors sold Medifast Inc shares while 53 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 10.30 million shares or 1.41% more from 10.16 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Connor Clark And Lunn Investment Mngmt Limited holds 0% or 5,200 shares. The New Jersey-based Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc has invested 0.02% in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Lsv Asset Management reported 0% of its portfolio in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Globeflex Capital Limited Partnership reported 10,053 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Martingale Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership invested in 0.03% or 57,514 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 18,763 shares. Jefferies Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Northern Trust Corp owns 0% invested in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) for 138,165 shares. Parametric Assoc Lc holds 37,423 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Enterprise Serv Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED). Wells Fargo & Mn holds 0% or 83,975 shares. 75,913 were accumulated by Oxford Asset Management. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 9,233 shares. Cadence Limited Liability Co stated it has 24,308 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Mckinley Management Limited Com Delaware reported 79,353 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings.

Since March 10, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 selling transactions for $706,143 activity. 17,084 Medifast Inc (NYSE:MED) shares with value of $706,143 were bought by Welling Glenn W..

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