July 13, 2018 – By Theresa McIntyre
Chao Ku increased its stake in Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) by 2637.55% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nine Masts Capital Ltd bought 261,117 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.02% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Chao Ku held 271,017 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.72M, up from 9,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nine Masts Capital Ltd who had been investing in Advanced Micro Devices Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $15.78B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.69% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $16.28. About 26.29M shares traded. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) has risen 23.32% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.75% the S&P500. Some Historical AMD News: 05/03/2018 The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action on Behalf of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Shareholders and a Lead Plaint; 25/04/2018 – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC AMD.O – QTRLY COMPUTING AND GRAPHICS SEGMENT REVENUE WAS $1.12 BLN, UP 95 PERCENT YEAR-OVER-YEAR; 17/04/2018 – AMD Global Telemedicine Announces Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Platform for Healthcare Providers; 15/05/2018 – Oasis Management Buys New 2% Position in AMD; 12/03/2018 – ClinicalTrial US: The Effects of Regular Eye-training With a Mobile Device on Adult Patients With AMD (ETAMD); 26/04/2018 – Advanced Micro Devices also posted earnings that topped expectations; 20/03/2018 – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES- ISSUES IDENTIFIED BY THIRD-PARTY RESEARCHERS RELATE TO FIRMWARE MANAGING EMBEDDED SECURITY CONTROL PROCESSOR IN SOME PRODUCTS; 25/04/2018 – ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES SAYS “STRENGTH IN RADEON PRODUCTS WAS DRIVEN BY BOTH GAMING AND BLOCKCHAIN DEMAND” IN QTR – CONF CALL; 26/04/2018 – Dow rises more than 100 points, Facebook and AMD jump after crushing earnings; 25/04/2018 – Advanced Micro Devices 1Q EPS 8c
Etrade Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Bb&T Corp (BBT) by 19.78% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Etrade Capital Management Llc sold 8,726 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.68% with the market. The institutional investor held 35,381 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.84 million, down from 44,107 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Etrade Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Bb&T Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $39.87 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $51.13. About 2.15M shares traded. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has risen 28.68% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.11% the S&P500. Some Historical BBT News: 15/03/2018 – BB&T names Corts, Willett to new leadership roles; 19/04/2018 – BB&T CORP – SEES FY 2018 REV UP 2 PCT – 4 PCT VS 2017; 19/04/2018 – BB&T CORP CFO SAYS REGIONAL INSURANCE WILL ADD ABOUT $70-PLUS MILLION IN REVENUE FOR THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR- CONF CALL; 19/04/2018 – BB&T 1Q Net Charge-Offs $145M; 24/04/2018 – BB&T announces second-quarter dividends; 14/05/2018 – BB&T at Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference Tomorrow; 29/05/2018 – BB&T Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 13/03/2018 BB&T names Rhodes to lead Greater Delaware Valley region; 19/04/2018 – BB&T 1Q Net Interest Margin 3.44%; 19/04/2018 – BB&T 1Q Adj EPS 97c
Among 32 analysts covering BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. BB&T Corp had 112 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, March 27. The stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $60 target in Friday, April 20 report. SunTrust maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $40 target in Thursday, August 27 report. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 28. On Monday, January 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, March 28. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the shares of BBT in report on Monday, May 16 to “Outperform” rating.
Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 17 sales for $25.39 million activity. 60,000 shares valued at $3.28M were sold by KING KELLY S on Friday, January 19. Bible Daryl N. had sold 74,847 shares worth $4.01M. LYNN LOUIS B also sold $199,181 worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) shares. 21,025 BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) shares with value of $1.15M were sold by QUBEIN NIDO R. $155,943 worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) was sold by HENRY I. PATRICIA. 44,960 shares valued at $2.41 million were sold by Goodrich Donna C on Wednesday, April 25.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.03, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 36 investors sold BBT shares while 301 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 268 raised stakes. 481.29 million shares or 0.34% more from 479.66 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Perkins Coie Co owns 41,394 shares for 1.07% of their portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 2.01 million shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Nomura Inc owns 192,488 shares. Farmers & Merchants Inc holds 35,498 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Regions Financial holds 0.7% or 1.20M shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has 0.15% invested in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Lifeplan Grp reported 0% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Apg Asset Nv accumulated 299,015 shares. Franklin Resource stated it has 0.04% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Farr Miller Washington Ltd Llc Dc stated it has 2.33% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Laffer Investments invested 0% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Raymond James Trust Na has invested 0.53% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). Stonebridge Cap Advsr Ltd has 154,648 shares for 1.85% of their portfolio. 66,332 are owned by Tru Of Vermont. Ghp Inv Advsrs invested 0.37% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT).
More news for BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “FDIC, state banking commissioner end BB&T consent order” on July 01, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Banks report dividend boost, buybacks on no objection to its capital plan” and published on June 28, 2018 is yet another important article.
Etrade Capital Management Llc, which manages about $2.37B and $3.11B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Banco Santander Sa (NYSE:SAN) by 237,437 shares to 283,189 shares, valued at $1.86 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ihs Markit Ltd by 20,861 shares in the quarter, for a total of 26,337 shares, and has risen its stake in Southern Co/The (NYSE:SO).
Analysts await BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) to report earnings on July, 19 before the open. They expect $1.01 EPS, up 29.49% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.78 per share. BBT’s profit will be $787.50M for 12.66 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual EPS reported by BB&T Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.12% EPS growth.
Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 25 insider sales for $38.76 million activity. The insider Su Lisa T sold $1.20 million. KUMAR DEVINDER also sold $1.41 million worth of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) on Monday, January 15. WOLIN HARRY A sold 46,875 shares worth $575,156. Norrod Forrest Eugene had sold 62,500 shares worth $688,750 on Monday, April 30. SMITH DARLA M sold $182,405 worth of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) on Wednesday, May 30. Papermaster Mark D had sold 173,630 shares worth $2.10 million on Monday, January 15.
Among 34 analysts covering Advanced Micro (NASDAQ:AMD), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Advanced Micro had 135 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral” on Monday, December 18. The rating was initiated by Benchmark with “Hold” on Tuesday, June 26. On Tuesday, July 4 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, June 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, June 9 report. As per Thursday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by Mizuho. As per Thursday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, September 20 by Bernstein. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, July 26 report.
More notable recent Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “AMD Stock Looks Like a Bull’s Dream, But Read the Fine Print” on July 09, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “The Real Catalyst Advanced Micro Devices Investors Need to Watch” published on June 25, 2018, Fool.com published: “Why Advanced Micro Devices Stock Gained 59% So Far in 2018” on July 09, 2018. More interesting news about Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “3 Key Questions About Advanced Micro Devices Stock Ahead of Earnings” published on July 12, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Is Advanced Micro Devices a Buy?” with publication date: June 28, 2018.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.22, from 1.09 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 44 investors sold AMD shares while 110 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 135 raised stakes. 572.02 million shares or 0.90% less from 577.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Amalgamated Comml Bank, a New York-based fund reported 192,859 shares. Maryland-based Price T Rowe Associates Inc Md has invested 0% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD). Lenox Wealth Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD). Brinker Cap Inc holds 127,535 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Captrust Advsr invested in 440 shares or 0% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0.03% or 1.51 million shares. The Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.03% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD). Earnest Limited Liability Co invested in 415 shares. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reported 88,569 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Company invested in 18.80 million shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi invested 0.32% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD). Fjarde Ap owns 231,573 shares. Raymond James & Associate accumulated 0.01% or 307,485 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru accumulated 2.31M shares. Gateway Inv Advisers Limited Liability Com reported 630,629 shares stake.
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