Emerson Elec Co Com (EMR) Holder Boston Common Asset Management Lowered Its Position by $1.74 Million as Stock Value Declined; Apple Computer (AAPL) Market Value Declined While Grassi Investment Management Cut Its Position

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Grassi Investment Management decreased its stake in Apple Computer (AAPL) by 3.91% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grassi Investment Management sold 4,274 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.81% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 104,940 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $16.55 million, down from 109,214 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grassi Investment Management who had been investing in Apple Computer for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $937.73 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $198.87. About 27.76 million shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 0.49% since April 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500. Some Historical AAPL News: 24/05/2018 – US jury awards Apple $539m in Samsung patent retrial: CNET; 09/03/2018 – APPLE INC. vs Saint Lawrence Communications, LLC | Terminated-Settled | 03/09/2018; 22/04/2018 – There was apparently an Apple iPhone X color that was never put on the market; 26/04/2018 – Apple, Facebook and Snap have said that augmented reality is a top priority; 15/05/2018 – APPLE, SAMSUNG LAWYERS MAKING OPENING ARGUMENTS TO U.S. JURY; 28/03/2018 – Apple CEO Tim Cook on tech’s responsibilities: Because tech has become such a large part of the economy, tech needs to increase diversity in a major way. Tech needs to create jobs because the country needs jobs; 19/03/2018 – AppleInsider: Grading the rumors — assessing #Apple’s possible releases at the Chicago event on March 27; 02/05/2018 – Apple’s Services Growth, Stable IPhone Sales Calm Analyst Fears; 23/03/2018 – Apple is working on a ‘foldable’ iPhone for release in 2020, says Bank of America; 16/04/2018 – Tech Today: Chip Investors Nervous, Apple’s Premium Problem, Facebook Risk — Barron’s Blog

Boston Common Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Emerson Elec Co Com (EMR) by 28.4% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Boston Common Asset Management Llc sold 29,470 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.01% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 74,303 shares of the consumer electronics and appliances company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $4.44 million, down from 103,773 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Boston Common Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Emerson Elec Co Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $44.31B market cap company. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $72.1. About 1.78M shares traded. Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) has declined 2.18% since April 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.55% the S&P500. Some Historical EMR News: 18/04/2018 – TEXTRON INC – SEES 2018 CASH FLOW FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS OF MANUFACTURING GROUP BEFORE PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS OF $700 TO $800 MLN; 30/04/2018 – Fidelity Advisor Diversified Adds Emerson Electric; 16/03/2018 – Emerson Electric Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 01/05/2018 – EMERSON SEES 2018 EPS $3.10-$3.20, SAW $3.05-$3.15, EST. $3.13; 06/03/2018 – Emerson Chairman and CEO David Farr to Deliver Keynote at CERAWeek by IHS Markit 2018; 15/03/2018 – EMERSON FEB. TRAILING 3-MONTH AVERAGE ORDERS UP 10%; 18/04/2018 – Textron profit surges as corporate America buys more business jets; 15/03/2018 – EMERSON ELECTRIC CO – UNDERLYING ORDERS GROWTH WAS IN 5 TO 10 PCT RANGE FOR FEB; 17/05/2018 – Industrial Wireless Sensors: 2018 Global Procurement Market Report – Top Five Suppliers are ABB, Honeywell, Emerson, Siemens, and Texas Instruments – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 21/03/2018 – Emerson Electric Co. vs SIPCO, LLC | FWD Entered | 03/21/2018

Since November 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $902,607 activity. LEVINSON ARTHUR D had sold 1,521 shares worth $255,087.

More notable recent Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “U.S. trade court recommends iPhone ban – Seeking Alpha” on March 26, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “It’s Showtime For Apple – Not So Much For Investors – Seeking Alpha” published on March 18, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: GOOGL, DIOD, AAPL – Nasdaq” on April 02, 2019. More interesting news about Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) – Info Tech Reporting Season Ahead: High Hopes Despite Signs Of Negative Q1 Earnings – Benzinga” published on April 09, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Apple launching three OLED iPhones in 2020? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: April 02, 2019.

Grassi Investment Management, which manages about $608.21 million and $581.99 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Bank Of America (NYSE:BAC) by 46,155 shares to 511,600 shares, valued at $12.61 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) by 37,025 shares in the quarter, for a total of 38,050 shares, and has risen its stake in Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q4. Its up 0.30, from 0.67 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 82 investors sold AAPL shares while 860 reduced holdings. 159 funds opened positions while 756 raised stakes. 2.83 billion shares or 5.50% more from 2.68 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Adams Diversified Equity Fund Incorporated reported 2.84% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Hedeker Wealth Limited Liability Corporation invested in 4.58% or 36,209 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman & stated it has 0.26% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Summit Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 11,889 shares. Union Retail Bank Corp holds 47,253 shares. Wellington Mngmt Group Llp has invested 0.55% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Cumberland owns 6,280 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio. Mitchell Cap Mngmt Commerce reported 31,387 shares. Farmers & Merchants Investments accumulated 1.77% or 147,822 shares. 929 were reported by Botty Lc. Neumann Capital Ltd Liability invested 3.09% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). First Long Island Limited reported 2.26% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Menora Mivtachim Hldgs Ltd holds 1.06% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 231,460 shares. 574,000 are owned by Quantitative Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability. Jones Fin Lllp reported 95,436 shares.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $2.38 earnings per share, down 12.82% or $0.35 from last year’s $2.73 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $11.22 billion for 20.89 P/E if the $2.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.18 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -43.06% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For April 8, 2019 – Benzinga” on April 08, 2019, also 247Wallst.com with their article: “Morgan Stanley Picks 30 Stocks for 2021 – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 15, 2019, Businesswire.com published: “Emerson Investing $49 Million in New Global Headquarters for Welding, Assembly and Cleaning Technologies – Business Wire” on April 03, 2019. More interesting news about Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Is This High-Yield Stock Finally a Buy? – The Motley Fool” published on March 23, 2019 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Change Manager Not Corporate Mandarin: Why Emerson CEO Likes To Break The Mold – Forbes” with publication date: March 18, 2019.

Boston Common Asset Management Llc, which manages about $24.33B and $685.75 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Unilever N V N Y Shs New (NYSE:UN) by 8,101 shares to 333,469 shares, valued at $17.94 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Avangrid Inc Com by 34,895 shares in the quarter, for a total of 183,802 shares, and has risen its stake in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN).

Analysts await Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, up 10.53% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.76 per share. EMR’s profit will be $516.28M for 21.46 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual earnings per share reported by Emerson Electric Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.51% EPS growth.

Since November 28, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $616,760 activity.

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