Outfitter Advisors LTD Has Increased Amazon Com (AMZN) Stake; WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES (WDGJF) Shorts Up By 3.48%

May 23, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Outfitter Advisors Ltd increased Amazon Com (AMZN) stake by 14.18% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Outfitter Advisors Ltd acquired 261 shares as Amazon Com (AMZN)’s stock rose 28.13%. The Outfitter Advisors Ltd holds 2,101 shares with $2.46 million value, up from 1,840 last quarter. Amazon Com now has $767.34B valuation. The stock decreased 0.26% or $4.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1581.4. About 1.72 million shares traded. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 76.78% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.23% the S&P500.

WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:WDGJF) had an increase of 3.48% in short interest. WDGJF’s SI was 1.26 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 3.48% from 1.22M shares previously. With 600 avg volume, 2096 days are for WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:WDGJF)’s short sellers to cover WDGJF’s short positions. The SI to WOOD GROUP JOHN PLC ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 0.34%. It closed at $9.1 lastly. It is down 0.00% since May 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Since December 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 selling transactions for $64.49 million activity. WILKE JEFFREY A sold 2,800 shares worth $3.25 million. 2,054 shares valued at $3.23M were sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M on Tuesday, May 15. 2,333 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares with value of $3.42 million were sold by Olsavsky Brian T. $686,439 worth of stock was sold by Reynolds Shelley on Tuesday, May 15. Another trade for 1,927 shares valued at $3.03 million was made by Zapolsky David on Tuesday, May 15. ALBERG TOM A also sold $3.35 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares. Jassy Andrew R had sold 1,985 shares worth $2.90M on Thursday, February 15.

Outfitter Advisors Ltd decreased Adobe Sys Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) stake by 3,650 shares to 40,092 valued at $7.03M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Merck & Co (NYSE:MRK) stake by 20,934 shares and now owns 55,108 shares. Texas Instrs Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) was reduced too.

More notable recent Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Editor’s Notebook: NC wants Apple and Amazon, but HB2 issues linger” on May 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Amazon’s Advertising Business: An Emerging Giant” published on May 21, 2018, Livetradingnews.com published: “Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Stock Consolidating” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “What’s Up With All These Retailers Partnering With Amazon.com?” published on May 22, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Amazon Go: Stores Worth Less Than Tech” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 69 investors sold AMZN shares while 578 reduced holdings. 168 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. 280.02 million shares or 0.09% more from 279.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gam Holdg Ag has invested 0.55% in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Suntrust Banks owns 0.43% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 67,992 shares. Moreover, Signature Fin Mngmt has 0.16% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Hermes Invest invested in 110,242 shares or 1.85% of the stock. Dsam Prtn (London) Ltd owns 3,300 shares. Wade G W owns 0.46% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 3,453 shares. First Bank & Trust holds 0.08% or 431 shares. Crossvault Cap Management Ltd Liability Com holds 5.31% or 8,614 shares in its portfolio. Brown Brothers Harriman & Com stated it has 2,541 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. First Quadrant LP Ca holds 1.27% or 57,818 shares. Lodestar Counsel Lc Il reported 0.08% stake. Roberts Glore And Il owns 0.46% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 645 shares. Hemenway Lc, a New Hampshire-based fund reported 362 shares. Bessemer Group accumulated 466,064 shares or 2.12% of the stock. Fragasso Group Incorporated holds 211 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio.

Among 55 analysts covering Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), 52 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Amazon.com had 302 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 19 by Benchmark. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Buy” rating and $113500 target in Friday, July 28 report. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by JMP Securities with “Market Outperform”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, July 24 by Piper Jaffray. Mizuho maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Friday, October 28. Mizuho has “Buy” rating and $920 target. The company was maintained on Monday, June 19 by Needham. As per Friday, April 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, June 21. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Tuesday, May 3. The stock of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 13 by RBC Capital Markets.

Among 3 analysts covering John Wood Group plc (OTCMKTS:WDGJF), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. John Wood Group plc had 3 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, July 22. The stock of John Wood Group PLC (OTCMKTS:WDGJF) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Numis Securities. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 12 by BNP Paribas.

John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services to the gas and oil, and power generation industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $6.05 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Asset Life Cycle Solutions West, Asset Life Cycle Solutions East, and Specialist Technical Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers project and modification services, such as engineering, project management, repair orders, construction, commissioning, and fabrication services; activities and maintenance services; and industrial services, including access and containment, rope access, insulation, painting and protective coatings, positive pressure habitats, heat treatment, composite wrap, industrial cleaning, asbestos remediation, building construction and civil engineering, passive fire protection, and mechanical and piping support services, as well as electrical, control, and instrumentation services.

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