Fund Evaluation Group Trimmed Apple (AAPL) Stake as Share Price Declined; Nine Masts Capital LTD Has Increased Stake in Goldman Sachs Group (GS) by $804,608 as Share Price Declined

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Nine Masts Capital Ltd increased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) by 552.62% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nine Masts Capital Ltd bought 3,592 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.89% with the market. The hedge fund held 4,242 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $951,000, up from 650 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nine Masts Capital Ltd who had been investing in Goldman Sachs Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $65.81 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $176.93. About 3.18M shares traded. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has declined 28.05% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.05% the S&P500. Some Historical GS News: 19/04/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS SEES “A MEANINGFUL FLATTENING” OF U.S. YIELD CURVE IN COMING YEARS BUT DOESN’T EXPECT IT TO INVERT THIS CYCLE; 02/04/2018 – HEADHUNTER GROUP PLC SAYS MORGAN STANLEY, GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. LLC, CREDIT SUISSE ARE AMONG UNDERWRITERS TO IPO; 26/03/2018 – CHINA’S MEITUAN-DIANPING TAPS BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH, GOLDMAN SACHS, MORGAN STANLEY FOR POTENTIAL HONG KONG LISTING; 07/03/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS AFRICA HEAD SAYS NATURAL NERVOUSNESS ABOUT S.AFRICAN LAND EXPROPRIATION, BUT PROCESS WILL BE RATIONAL; 09/05/2018 – Ex-Goldman Trader Hires Former Rivals to Build a Crypto Empire; 10/05/2018 – GOLDMAN SACHS SEES SOUTH AFRICA GDP GROWTH AT 2.4% IN 2018; 09/03/2018 – Kevin G. Nealer: Cohn’s departure spells trouble for trade; 21/05/2018 – Goldman: Don’t worry about rising interest rates until the 10-year yield hits 4%; 21/05/2018 – IHS MARKIT TO BUY IPREO FROM BLACKSTONE, GOLDMAN MERCHANT; 08/03/2018 – BAWAG GROUP AG BAWG.Vl : GOLDMAN SACHS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO 56 EUROS FROM 55 EUROS

Fund Evaluation Group Llc decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 18.4% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fund Evaluation Group Llc sold 3,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.32% with the market. The institutional investor held 13,305 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $3.00 million, down from 16,305 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fund Evaluation Group Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $720.30B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.98% or $1.51 during the last trading session, reaching $152.29. About 26.90 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.17% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.17% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 28/03/2018 – Apple refused to give access, citing issues of data privacy and encryption. The case was dropped after a third party was able to unlock the phone; 02/04/2018 – Jessica Guynn: Exclusive: Jesse Jackson to Apple, Amazon, Facebook Google: redouble diversity efforts and give the public; 09/04/2018 – T-MOBILE US – CUSTOMERS WILL BE ABLE TO PRE-ORDER STARTING WEDNESDAY AT WWW.T-MOBILE.COM, WITH DEVICES LAUNCHING AT T-MOBILE STORES ON APRIL 13; 23/03/2018 – Bloomberg Asia: Apple will introduce new low-cost iPads next week in its first major product event of 2018, sources say‚Ķ; 20/04/2018 – Dow drops 200 as Apple drags tech lower; 07/03/2018 – APPLE SAYS IT HAD 35% INCREASE IN HIGH PERFORMING SUPPLIERS; 24/04/2018 – Ireland expects hearings on Apple EU tax appeal in autumn; 02/04/2018 – Intel extends slide on Apple chip switch report; 24/04/2018 – Face-recognition chipmaker AMS hit by Apple order delays; 14/03/2018 – Hometown Source: Big Apple Bagel to honor local heroes

More notable recent The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “The 3 Worst Stocks in the Dow Jones in 2018 – The Motley Fool” on January 02, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Goldman Sachs Silence Could Cause Heightened Uncertainty, Wells Fargo Says (NYSE:GS) – Benzinga” published on December 18, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Goldman Sachs Faces Criminal Charges From Malaysia Over 1MDB Scandal (NYSE:GS) – Benzinga” on December 17, 2018. More interesting news about The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 Stocks to Buy That Are Ready for Takeoff – Investorplace.com” published on January 11, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Barclays Constructive On US Large-Cap Bank Stocks Ahead Of Earnings Reports – Benzinga” with publication date: January 11, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.17, from 1.03 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 43 investors sold GS shares while 343 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 366 raised stakes. 252.31 million shares or 2.19% less from 257.97 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Victory Capital owns 5,213 shares. Middleton & Ma stated it has 7,270 shares. Menora Mivtachim Limited invested in 1.45% or 239,115 shares. Etrade Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 6,855 shares. Heritage Invsts Mgmt stated it has 66,957 shares. Pennsylvania-based Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt has invested 0.09% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Alphamark Advsr Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.75% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Washington Tru Natl Bank holds 30,315 shares. Loews Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) for 2,183 shares. Td Asset Management, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 475,536 shares. Cwm Limited Liability accumulated 429 shares or 0% of the stock. Nuwave Invest Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 80 shares. Moreover, Macguire Cheswick And Tuttle Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corp has 0.06% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Geode Capital Lc reported 3.88M shares. Csat Advisory Lp invested in 2.01% or 15,716 shares.

Since July 18, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $4.55 million activity. PALM GREGORY K also sold $2.61 million worth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) shares.

Nine Masts Capital Ltd, which manages about $366.81M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Nxp Semiconductors N V (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 170,822 shares to 135,000 shares, valued at $11.54M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Jd Com Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:JD) by 1,074 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 500 shares, and cut its stake in Moneygram Intl Inc (NASDAQ:MGI).

Among 32 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 117 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) on Tuesday, October 17 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by Morgan Stanley. As per Tuesday, January 9, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Deutsche Bank upgraded The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) rating on Wednesday, November 30. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $255 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 3 with “Equal Weight”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 7 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $270.0 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, November 29.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $4.21 EPS, up 8.23% or $0.32 from last year’s $3.89 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $19.91B for 9.04 P/E if the $4.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.91 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.67% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.04, from 0.71 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 54 investors sold AAPL shares while 1030 reduced holdings. 151 funds opened positions while 577 raised stakes. 2.68 billion shares or 3.22% less from 2.77 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Franklin Resources Inc accumulated 1.26% or 11.21 million shares. Buffington Mohr Mcneal reported 4,899 shares. Great Lakes Advsrs Limited Liability Corp owns 398,094 shares or 1.73% of their US portfolio. Royal State Bank Of Canada holds 15.52M shares or 1.46% of its portfolio. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt Limited stated it has 177,664 shares or 1.07% of all its holdings. Churchill Mgmt invested in 0.3% or 61,678 shares. Ironsides Asset Advsr Ltd Liability Co reported 2,974 shares. Kcm Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Company accumulated 254,230 shares or 3.28% of the stock. Chase Counsel Corporation accumulated 23,133 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth reported 50,986 shares. The California-based Hanson Mcclain has invested 0.44% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). America First Inv Lc owns 0.4% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 5,658 shares. Cadence National Bank Na invested 1.2% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Sentinel Tru Lba accumulated 0.46% or 9,388 shares. Sageworth Trust accumulated 1,082 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

Since November 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $647,520 activity.

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