Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Shares Bought by BB&T Investment Services Inc

Insiders have sold a total of 5,714 shares of company stock worth $8,462,195 in the last ninety days. The institutional investor held 156,218 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.90M, down from 175,745 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Adage Capital Partners Gp Llc who had been investing in Praxair Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $45.97B market cap company. The stock increased 1.70% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $32.28. About 139,314 shares traded or 49.14% up from the average. The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) has risen 25.87% since March 10, 2017 and is uptrending.

Private Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Amazon.Com Inc (AMZN) by 9.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vestor Capital LLC now owns 109 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $106,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. The hedge fund run by Richard Gerson held 22,150 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $21.29 million, down from 29,450 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dorsal Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $764.35 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.80% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $96.03. About 4.53 million shares traded. Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) has risen 21.48% since March 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Finally, MKM Partners restated a "buy" rating and set a $1,750.00 target price (up from $1,350.00) on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. Therefore 94% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Amazon.com in a report on Friday, January 26th. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Cognios Capital Limited invested in 0.18% or 464 shares. The rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Wednesday, September 2 with "Buy". (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, October 18. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, October 5 by SunTrust. Mizuho maintained it with "Buy" rating and $920 target in Friday, October 28 report. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with "Buy" on Tuesday, November 7. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, April 29 by UBS. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, forty-seven have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The rating was initiated by Wedbush on Thursday, August 3 with "Hold".

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.00, from 0.72 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. 235.36 million shares or 0.26% less from 235.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Also, CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 2,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. Cim Investment Mangement Inc has 0.91% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. Caxton Ltd Partnership invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Genpact Limited (NYSE:G). Gw Henssler And Assoc Ltd holds 50,418 shares or 0.71% of its portfolio. Kbc Group Inc Nv holds 0% of its portfolio in Orion Group Holdings, Inc. Dowling And Yahnke Lc holds 13,612 shares or 1.33% of its portfolio. $2.90 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 614 shares. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 14,159 shares in the company, valued at approximately $21,238,500. CI Investments Inc. now owns 56,995 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $54,792,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the period. Moreover, Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company has 0.04% invested in Kennametal Inc. Reilly Fincl Advsrs Limited Liability Co owns 0.08% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0.45% or 509,258 shares. (NASDAQ:AMZN) to report earnings on April, 26. During the same period past year, the company earned $1.54 earnings per share. AMZN's profit will be $576.09M for 331.70 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. Reynolds Shelley sold $795,502 worth of Amazon.com, Inc.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 sales for $44.71 million activity.

In other news, CEO Jeffrey A. Wilke sold 250 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The rating was upgraded by Stephens to "Overweight" on Friday, August 28. The insider Jassy Andrew R sold 1,985 shares worth $2.90M. (NASDAQ:AMZN) hit a new 52-week high and has $1705.20 target or 8.00 % above today's $1578.89 share price. They expect $2.30 earnings per share, up 40.24% or $0.66 from last year's $1.64 per share.


Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $960,000 activity. (NASDAQ:FB) was sold by Zuckerberg Mark.

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co, which manages about $853.26 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Humana Inc (NYSE:HUM) by 2,900 shares to 6,834 shares, valued at $1.67M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 12,666 shares. Therefore 0 are positive. Orion Marine Group had 20 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Cowen & Co. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Hold" rating by Pivotal Research given on Thursday, February 2. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $1,472.95. Jefferies maintained Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:HP) rating on Monday, July 11. Piper Jaffray reinitiated it with "Overweight" rating and $900 target in Tuesday, January 3 report.

Analysts await The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) to report earnings on May, 1. The stock of Facebook, Inc. Wolfe Research upgraded Amazon.com from a "peer perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. 13 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. C Ww Grp Holding A S holds 2.88 million shares.

Van Eck Associates Corp, which manages about $30.53B and $19.58B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Carbo Ceramics Inc (NYSE:CRR) by 86,951 shares to 329,922 shares, valued at $2.85M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. The company has a market capitalization of $744,382.63, a price-to-earnings ratio of 337.20, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.77 and a beta of 1.54. First In, Indiana-based fund reported 2,136 shares. (NASDAQ:FB). 22,610 are owned by Optimum Inv. Duff And Phelps Inv Mngmt Communications reported 0.06% stake. Scott And Selber holds 3.15% or 5,671 shares in its portfolio. Hartford invested in 5,000 shares. Tnb accumulated 4,387 shares. Curbstone Finance Mngmt Corp reported 3,612 shares. 432,857 were reported by Exxonmobil Tx. It also increased its holding in Ishares Tr Core (IXUS) by 10,180 shares in the quarter, for a total of 74,572 shares, and has risen its stake in Hunt J B Trans Svcs (NASDAQ:JBHT).

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