Pax World Management Upped Its Position in Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) by $1.72 Million; Sustainable Growth Advisers LP Has Trimmed Stake in Amazon.Com (AMZN) by $46.35 Million

February 23, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp decreased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 15.07% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp sold 48,233 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.58% with the market. The institutional investor held 271,826 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $261.32M, down from 320,059 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp who had been investing in Amazon.Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $722.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.50% or $7.38 during the last trading session, reaching $1492.72. About 1.59M shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Pax World Management Llc increased its stake in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) by 17.62% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pax World Management Llc bought 172,494 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.44% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.15M shares of the hospital and nursing management company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $12.20 million, up from 978,792 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pax World Management Llc who had been investing in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.27 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 4.94% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $6.82. About 3.95 million shares traded or 43.54% up from the average. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) has declined 20.75% since February 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.45% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Brookdale Senior Living had 35 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of BKD in report on Tuesday, November 7 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 5. The stock of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) has “Top Pick” rating given on Friday, November 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, November 2. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of BKD in report on Wednesday, August 5 with “Equal Weight” rating. The stock of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, September 11. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, November 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BKD in report on Wednesday, July 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, August 8.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 46 investors sold BKD shares while 50 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 180.11 million shares or 0.36% more from 179.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hutchin Hill Cap LP reported 241,850 shares. 683 Cap Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.12% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD). Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Llc invested in 0% or 95 shares. Hightower Ltd Limited Liability Company has 21,350 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 1.08M were reported by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Quantbot Technology LP has 84,895 shares. San Francisco Sentry Grp Incorporated (Ca) invested 0% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD). Stratos Wealth Prns owns 0.01% invested in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) for 22,269 shares. Raymond James reported 0% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested 0% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD). Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Co has 563,561 shares. New York-based Steinberg Asset Ltd Liability has invested 2.04% in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD). Citadel Ltd Com invested in 0.01% or 839,965 shares. Levin Cap Strategies Lp holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE:BKD) for 1.49M shares. Altrinsic Global Advisors Ltd Com owns 372,452 shares.

Pax World Management Llc, which manages about $3.21 billion and $1.75 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Alcoa Corp. by 25,000 shares to 24,999 shares, valued at $1.17M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Celanese Corp. Class A (NYSE:CE) by 8,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 38,200 shares, and cut its stake in Antero Resources Corp. (NYSE:AR).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Riverhead Cap Mgmt Lc invested 0.25% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Sns Financial Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Com owns 600 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Optimum Invest Advsrs has 2,751 shares. Halsey Associates Incorporated Ct has invested 3.05% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Advsr Asset Mgmt invested in 1.08% or 67,080 shares. Loomis Sayles And Limited Partnership holds 4.39% or 2.09M shares in its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Wellington Gp Llp has invested 0.24% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). The New Mexico-based Thornburg Inv Mgmt has invested 0.12% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Grimes & Company owns 0.09% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 885 shares. Mitchell Mngmt Co reported 3.83% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Brighton Jones Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 167,098 shares. Shamrock Asset Limited Liability has 0.18% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 289 shares. First Foundation Advsr owns 7,644 shares or 0.42% of their US portfolio. Cetera Advisor Networks Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 10,837 shares. Trb Advsr L P, New York-based fund reported 17,500 shares.

Among 53 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 50 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 274 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Thursday, January 18. Citigroup maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Friday, January 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by PiperJaffray with “Overweight” on Friday, February 2. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Monday, June 19. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, April 29. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 9 by Nomura. On Tuesday, December 22 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.19 EPS, down 19.59% or $0.29 from last year’s $1.48 per share. AMZN’s profit will be $576.09M for 313.60 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.16 actual EPS reported by Amazon.com, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -44.91% negative EPS growth.

Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp, which manages about $6.01B and $7.33B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (NYSE:CMG) by 175,411 shares to 532,950 shares, valued at $164.06 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Salesforce.Com Inc (NYSE:CRM) by 118,001 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.27M shares, and has risen its stake in Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:ADS).

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $38.37 million activity. 12,666 shares valued at $18.50 million were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M on Thursday, February 15. WILKE JEFFREY A sold 2,800 shares worth $3.25M. 1,985 shares were sold by Jassy Andrew R, worth $2.90 million. Olsavsky Brian T sold 2,333 shares worth $3.42 million. 2,216 shares were sold by Zapolsky David, worth $3.24M on Thursday, February 15. ALBERG TOM A sold $3.35 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Thursday, February 15.

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