Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp decreased its stake in Anthem Inc (ANTM) by 3.87% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp sold 1,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.36% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 39,777 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $10.90 million, down from 41,377 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp who had been investing in Anthem Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $66.38 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.73% or $4.37 during the last trading session, reaching $256.64. About 1.43M shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 23.71% since January 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.71% the S&P500. Some Historical ANTM News: 25/04/2018 – ANTHEM 1Q ADJ EPS $5.41, EST. $4.85; 01/05/2018 – ACEP Turns Up Criticism of Anthem’s Emergency Care Policy With a New Video Campaign; 30/05/2018 – Trump Told Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones NFL Anthem Protests Were ‘Very Winning’ Issue — Deposition; 25/04/2018 – ANTHEM 1Q OPER REV. $22.34B, EST. $22.52B; 23/05/2018 – NFL PLAYERS UNION SAYS IT WAS NOT CONSULTED ON NEW NATIONAL ANTHEM POLICY, WILL REVIEW AND CHALLEGNGE IF NECESSARY; 23/05/2018 – ANTHEM, TO BUY ASPIRE HEALTH; 01/05/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS ANTHEM’S ‘A+’ IFS RATING; MAINTAINS NEGATIVE OUTL; 24/05/2018 – Trump Says NFL Owners’ Anthem Protest Ban Doesn’t Go Far Enough; 14/03/2018 – Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP is Investigating Derivative Claims on Behalf of Shareholders of Anthem, Inc. (ANTM); 24/05/2018 – Football Rumors: Extra Points: Anthem, Kaepernick, Manziel
Institute For Wealth Management Llc increased its stake in Starbucks Corp (SBUX) by 8010.45% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Institute For Wealth Management Llc bought 88,115 shares as the company’s stock rose 19.14% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 89,215 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.11 million, up from 1,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Institute For Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Starbucks Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $79.06B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $63.73. About 13.81 million shares traded or 3.31% up from the average. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has risen 10.74% since January 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.74% the S&P500. Some Historical SBUX News: 16/04/2018 – Coffee industry worried U.S. ruling on cancer warning may widen; 07/05/2018 – S&PGRBulletin: Starbucks’ Agrmnt With Nestle Has No Rtg Impact; 21/03/2018 – Starbucks ceo Kevin Johnson Unveils Innovation Strategy to Propel the Company’s Next Decade of Growth at Starbucks 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; 02/05/2018 – STARBUCKS SAYS IT SETTLES ON APRIL 12 PHILADEPHIA INCIDENT; 07/05/2018 – Nestle Enters Agreement with Starbucks for Consumer and Foodservice Products; 09/05/2018 – FITCH: STARBUCKS’ DEAL NEUTRAL FOR NESTLE’S RATING; 08/05/2018 – Starbucks Trying to Woo Afternoon Customers; 28/04/2018 – New York Post: Starbucks revenue takes hit over racial bias backlash; 28/05/2018 – WEI CHUAN FOODS IN TALKS TO SUPPLY MILK TO STARBUCKS: DAILY; 04/05/2018 – DEAL PROBABLY ANNOUNCED ON MONDAY, ACCORDING TO SOURCE FAMILIAR WITH MATTER – BBG
More notable recent Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Bulls & Bears Of The Week: Apple, AT&T, Exxon, Starbucks And More – Yahoo Finance” on December 16, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Interesting SBUX Put And Call Options For March 1st – Nasdaq” published on January 10, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Starbucks Asks For A Raise – Seeking Alpha” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Starbucks At Historic Low – Seeking Alpha” published on January 02, 2019 as well as Thestreet.com‘s news article titled: “Dow, S&P, Nasdaq Are All in Correction Territory Following Stock Selloff – TheStreet.com” with publication date: December 14, 2018.
Since August 3, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 sales for $15.56 million activity. 5,000 shares were bought by BREWER ROSALIND G, worth $270,200 on Monday, August 20. TERUEL JAVIER G sold $8.78 million worth of stock or 166,666 shares.
Institute For Wealth Management Llc, which manages about $311.71M and $296.29M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Group (VIG) by 5,380 shares to 11,694 shares, valued at $1.30M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 8,626 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 19,038 shares, and cut its stake in Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ).
Among 41 analysts covering Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Starbucks Corporation had 138 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold” rating. Wedbush downgraded the shares of SBUX in report on Thursday, March 29 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Bernstein. As per Monday, August 24, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 13 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, August 22, the company rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray. On Friday, August 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Strong-Buy”. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Wedbush maintained the shares of SBUX in report on Friday, July 28 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, May 4.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.76 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 78 investors sold SBUX shares while 489 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 322 raised stakes. 905.08 million shares or 2.60% less from 929.26 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Profund Advsr Ltd Llc holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) for 149,422 shares. Saratoga Research And Investment has 2.63% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). First Manhattan has 0.01% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) for 22,023 shares. Sit Inv Associate holds 213,125 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. 431,865 are held by Tcw Gp. Cim Mangement holds 0.19% or 9,481 shares in its portfolio. B & T Capital Management Dba Alpha Capital Management reported 45,349 shares or 1.04% of all its holdings. Alexandria Limited Liability Co, Virginia-based fund reported 6,505 shares. Davidson Inv, a Montana-based fund reported 356,414 shares. Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Limited Liability invested 0.06% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Deutsche Bank Ag owns 3.47 million shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Engines Advisors Limited Liability Corp reported 16 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New Vernon Invest Limited Com owns 8,800 shares for 0.59% of their portfolio. Tealwood Asset Mgmt Incorporated stated it has 0.71% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Moreover, Acropolis Investment Mgmt Llc has 0.05% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) for 5,088 shares.
Among 25 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Anthem Inc had 93 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, July 9 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 2 by Citigroup. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) on Thursday, October 26 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 29. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Bernstein on Thursday, June 16. On Wednesday, September 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Thursday, April 26 report. As per Wednesday, April 25, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald.
Analysts await Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on January, 30 before the open. They expect $2.21 earnings per share, up 71.32% or $0.92 from last year’s $1.29 per share. ANTM’s profit will be $571.60M for 29.03 P/E if the $2.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.81 actual earnings per share reported by Anthem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -41.99% negative EPS growth.
Smith Graham & Co Investment Advisors Lp, which manages about $5.56 billion and $1.06 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) by 86,003 shares to 392,903 shares, valued at $5.89M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Tivo Corporation by 43,910 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.22 million shares, and has risen its stake in Magellan Health Inc (NASDAQ:MGLN).