The Renaissance Technologies LLC Lowers Stake in Dominion Midstream Partners LP (DM)

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. LVW Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Dominion Midstream Partners during the fourth quarter valued at $332,000. Linscomb & Williams Inc. raised its position in Dominion Midstream Partners by 13.5% in the fourth quarter. Linscomb & Williams Inc. now owns 10,362 shares of the company’s stock valued at $306,000 after buying an additional 1,234 shares in the last quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC purchased a new position in Dominion Midstream Partners during the fourth quarter valued at $810,000. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC raised its position in Dominion Midstream Partners by 13.7% in the third quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 58,083 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,389,000 after buying an additional 6,992 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC purchased a new position in Dominion Midstream Partners during the third quarter valued at $258,000. 31.69% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Renaissance Technologies LLC cut its stake in shares of Dominion Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:DM) by 44.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 77,444 shares of the company’s stock after selling 62,456 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC’s holdings in Dominion Midstream Partners were worth $2,288,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Dominion Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:DM) opened at 31.90 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $31.39 and its 200 day moving average price is $28.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.52 and a beta of 1.82. Dominion Midstream Partners LP has a 52-week low of $23.17 and a 52-week high of $34.47.

Dominion Midstream Partners (NYSE:DM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 1st. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $177.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.31 million. Dominion Midstream Partners had a return on equity of 1.98% and a net margin of 19.49%. Dominion Midstream Partners’s quarterly revenue was up 114.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.32 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Dominion Midstream Partners LP will post $1.29 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts recently commented on DM shares. Tudor Pickering lowered Dominion Midstream Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 3rd. TheStreet raised Dominion Midstream Partners from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 23rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Dominion Midstream Partners from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, February 17th. Mizuho boosted their price target on Dominion Midstream Partners from $30.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 2nd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus boosted their price target on Dominion Midstream Partners from $32.00 to $35.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $33.29.

Dominion Midstream Partners Company Profile

Dominion Midstream Partners, LP is a limited partnership. The Company is formed to grow a portfolio of natural gas terminaling, processing, storage, transportation and related assets. The Company’s segments include Dominion Energy, which consists of gas transportation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and storage, and Corporate and Other.

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The 270,748 Shares in Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Acquired by Cpcm LLC

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in MSFT. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 11.0% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 177,344,854 shares of the software giant’s stock worth $11,020,210,000 after buying an additional 17,606,133 shares during the last quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 791.3% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 13,263,687 shares of the software giant’s stock worth $825,108,000 after buying an additional 11,775,547 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of Microsoft during the fourth quarter worth approximately $686,993,000. State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 316,129,357 shares of the software giant’s stock worth $19,644,277,000 after buying an additional 8,757,128 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Microsoft by 507.4% in the third quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC now owns 4,613,038 shares of the software giant’s stock worth $265,710,000 after buying an additional 3,853,559 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 72.29% of the company’s stock.

Cpcm LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor acquired 270,748 shares of the software giant’s stock, valued at approximately $16,824,000. Microsoft makes up about 3.8% of Cpcm LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 4th largest position.

Shares of Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) opened at 65.48 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $64.99 and its 200 day moving average is $62.32. Microsoft Co. has a 1-year low of $48.03 and a 1-year high of $66.35. The stock has a market cap of $506.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.81 and a beta of 1.08.

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The software giant reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $26.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.13 billion. Microsoft had a net margin of 19.57% and a return on equity of 32.12%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.78 earnings per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Microsoft Co. will post $2.97 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.39 per share. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.38%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 16th. Microsoft’s payout ratio is presently 73.59%.

Several research firms recently issued reports on MSFT. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $76.00 price target on shares of Microsoft and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 9th. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of Microsoft from $43.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, January 27th. William Blair reissued an “outperform” rating on shares of Microsoft in a report on Monday, March 20th. Wunderlich increased their price target on shares of Microsoft from $70.00 to $75.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, January 27th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc reissued a “buy” rating and set a $68.00 price target on shares of Microsoft in a report on Friday, January 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Microsoft has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $67.28.

In related news, Director William H. Gates III sold 2,000,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.11, for a total transaction of $130,220,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Frank H. Brod sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.35, for a total transaction of $490,125.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 114,008 shares in the company, valued at $7,450,422.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 19,623,500 shares of company stock worth $1,253,600,525 over the last ninety days. 2.99% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The Company develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products, services and devices. The Company’s segments include Productivity and Business Processes, Intelligent Cloud and More Personal Computing. The Company’s products include operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games, and training and certification of computer system integrators and developers.

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The Cpcm LLC Purchases New Stake in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AAPL. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Apple by 35.1% in the third quarter. Armbruster Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,024 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 266 shares during the period. D. Scott Neal Inc. boosted its position in Apple by 701.3% in the third quarter. D. Scott Neal Inc. now owns 1,202 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $136,000 after buying an additional 1,052 shares during the period. Welch Investments LLC bought a new position in Apple during the fourth quarter worth approximately $146,000. Isthmus Partners LLC boosted its position in Apple by 80.5% in the third quarter. Isthmus Partners LLC now owns 1,343 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $158,000 after buying an additional 599 shares during the period. Finally, JJJ Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Apple during the fourth quarter worth approximately $176,000. 58.76% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Cpcm LLC acquired a new position in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 80,649 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock, valued at approximately $9,341,000. Apple accounts for 2.1% of Cpcm LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 8th largest position.

Shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) opened at 141.83 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $141.06 and a 200-day moving average price of $123.91. Apple Inc. has a 12 month low of $89.47 and a 12 month high of $145.46. The company has a market capitalization of $744.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.03 and a beta of 1.26.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 31st. The iPhone maker reported $3.36 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.22 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $78.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $77.37 billion. Apple had a return on equity of 34.94% and a net margin of 20.73%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $3.28 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Apple Inc. will post $8.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on AAPL shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc set a $150.00 target price on Apple and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday. Canaccord Genuity lifted their target price on Apple from $140.00 to $142.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued an “overweight” rating and set a $155.00 target price on shares of Apple in a report on Tuesday, April 11th. Cowen and Company reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Apple in a report on Friday. Finally, Needham & Company LLC reissued a “top pick” rating and set a $150.00 target price on shares of Apple in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating, forty-one have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Apple has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $146.74.

In related news, insider Luca Maestri sold 20,307 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, April 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $145.05, for a total value of $2,945,530.35. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 14,390 shares in the company, valued at $2,087,269.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, insider Daniel J. Riccio sold 11,949 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $143.98, for a total value of $1,720,417.02. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 35,847 shares in the company, valued at $5,161,251.06. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 477,586 shares of company stock worth $62,207,258 over the last quarter. 0.08% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

About Apple

Apple Inc (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a variety of accessory, service and support offerings.

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The Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC Boosts Position in Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Bailard Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 23.2% in the third quarter. Bailard Inc. now owns 181,502 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $20,519,000 after buying an additional 34,162 shares during the last quarter. Stanford Investment Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 25.9% in the fourth quarter. Stanford Investment Group Inc. now owns 98,014 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $11,352,000 after buying an additional 20,176 shares during the last quarter. CFO4Life L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 3.3% in the third quarter. CFO4Life L.P. now owns 21,036 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $2,378,000 after buying an additional 670 shares during the last quarter. Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 2.7% in the fourth quarter. Fairview Capital Investment Management LLC now owns 13,481 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $1,561,000 after buying an additional 350 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Union Bankshares Corp boosted its stake in shares of Apple by 1.1% in the third quarter. Union Bankshares Corp now owns 49,542 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock worth $5,601,000 after buying an additional 551 shares during the last quarter. 58.76% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 0.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 101,383 shares of the iPhone maker’s stock after buying an additional 25 shares during the period. Apple makes up about 1.6% of Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 11th largest position. Sand Hill Global Advisors LLC’s holdings in Apple were worth $11,742,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) opened at 141.83 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $141.06 and its 200-day moving average is $123.91. Apple Inc. has a 12 month low of $89.47 and a 12 month high of $145.46. The stock has a market capitalization of $744.12 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.03 and a beta of 1.26.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, January 31st. The iPhone maker reported $3.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.22 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $78.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $77.37 billion. Apple had a net margin of 20.73% and a return on equity of 34.94%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $3.28 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Apple Inc. will post $8.95 earnings per share for the current year.

AAPL has been the subject of a number of research reports. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $133.00 target price on shares of Apple in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. UBS AG increased their price target on shares of Apple from $165.00 to $200.00 in a report on Sunday, April 2nd. Vetr raised shares of Apple from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $133.51 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 10th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Apple in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “reduce” rating and set a $115.00 price target on shares of Apple in a report on Monday, January 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, forty-one have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $146.74.

In other news, insider Daniel J. Riccio sold 10,942 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $119.99, for a total value of $1,312,930.58. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Albert Gore, Jr. sold 70,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $128.35, for a total transaction of $8,984,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 445,574 shares in the company, valued at approximately $57,189,422.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 477,586 shares of company stock worth $62,207,258 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 0.08% of the company’s stock.

About Apple

Apple Inc (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The Company’s products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a variety of accessory, service and support offerings.

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The Cantor Fitzgerald Reaffirms Buy Rating for Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

NFLX has been the subject of several other research reports. Wedbush restated an underperform rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of Netflix in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th. Jefferies Group LLC raised their target price on shares of Netflix from $80.00 to $95.00 and gave the stock an underperform rating in a research note on Thursday, January 19th. William Blair restated an outperform rating on shares of Netflix in a research note on Saturday, January 28th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a buy rating and issued a $155.00 target price (up previously from $140.00) on shares of Netflix in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. Finally, Loop Capital restated a buy rating and issued a $159.00 target price on shares of Netflix in a research note on Saturday, January 28th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have given a hold rating and twenty-seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $141.00.

Cantor Fitzgerald reiterated their buy rating on shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) in a research report released on Thursday. The brokerage currently has a $160.00 price target on the Internet television network’s stock.

Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) opened at 147.25 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $63.38 billion, a PE ratio of 342.44 and a beta of 1.27. The company’s 50-day moving average is $143.57 and its 200 day moving average is $130.22. Netflix has a 52 week low of $84.50 and a 52 week high of $148.29. Netflix also saw unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock traders bought 7,517 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 122% compared to the average daily volume of 3,386 call options.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) last released its earnings results on Monday, April 17th. The Internet television network reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.03. Netflix had a net margin of 2.11% and a return on equity of 7.51%. The company earned $2.64 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.64 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.06 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 34.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that Netflix will post $1.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Netflix news, Director Richard N. Barton sold 2,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $134.31, for a total transaction of $322,344.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 8,412 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,129,815.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, CEO Reed Hastings sold 89,502 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $145.66, for a total value of $13,036,861.32. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 89,502 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,036,861.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 339,183 shares of company stock worth $47,764,316. Corporate insiders own 4.90% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of NFLX. CWM LLC increased its position in shares of Netflix by 474.3% in the first quarter. CWM LLC now owns 1,453 shares of the Internet television network’s stock worth $215,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares in the last quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp increased its position in shares of Netflix by 6.7% in the first quarter. Heritage Investors Management Corp now owns 1,983 shares of the Internet television network’s stock worth $293,000 after buying an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. Merriman Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Netflix during the first quarter worth $221,000. Integrated Wealth Management acquired a new position in shares of Netflix during the first quarter worth $228,000. Finally, Atria Investments LLC increased its position in shares of Netflix by 37.8% in the first quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 4,452 shares of the Internet television network’s stock worth $658,000 after buying an additional 1,221 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 80.42% of the company’s stock.

Netflix Company Profile

Netflix, Inc is a provider an Internet television network. The Company operates through three segments: Domestic streaming, International streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members in the United States. The International streaming segment includes services that streams content to its members outside the United States.

The Canaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI)

A number of other analysts also recently commented on RCI. CIBC downgraded Rogers Communications from a sector outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 5th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Rogers Communications from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 29th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada downgraded Rogers Communications from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating and decreased their price target for the company from $56.00 to $55.00 in a research report on Monday, January 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $51.88.

Canaccord Genuity reissued their buy rating on shares of Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI) (TSE:RCI.B) in a research report report published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a $60.00 target price on the stock.

Shares of Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) opened at 45.81 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $43.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $40.99. The company has a market capitalization of $23.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 37.95 and a beta of 0.96. Rogers Communications has a 52-week low of $37.03 and a 52-week high of $46.11.

Rogers Communications (NYSE:RCI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.20. The company earned $3.51 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.55 billion. Rogers Communications had a return on equity of 25.46% and a net margin of 6.26%. Rogers Communications’s revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.64 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Rogers Communications will post $2.40 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 3rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 13th were given a $0.48 dividend. This represents a $1.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 9th. Rogers Communications’s dividend payout ratio is currently 116.26%.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in Rogers Communications by 5.2% in the third quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 3,379 shares of the company’s stock worth $144,000 after buying an additional 167 shares in the last quarter. Cidel Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Rogers Communications by 1.5% in the third quarter. Cidel Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,412,035 shares of the company’s stock worth $59,918,000 after buying an additional 20,623 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in Rogers Communications by 2.7% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 451,317 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,144,000 after buying an additional 11,718 shares in the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Rogers Communications by 1.6% in the third quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 14,968,919 shares of the company’s stock worth $633,893,000 after buying an additional 232,775 shares in the last quarter. Finally, APG Asset Management N.V. increased its stake in Rogers Communications by 11.6% in the third quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 1,813,610 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,946,000 after buying an additional 188,200 shares in the last quarter. 50.95% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Rogers Communications Company Profile

Rogers Communications Inc is a communications and media company. The Company provides wireless communications services, and cable television, Internet, information technology (IT) and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Its segments include Wireless, Cable, Business Solutions and Media. The Wireless segment is engaged in wireless telecommunications operations for Canadian consumers and businesses.

The BMO Capital Markets Reiterates $15.00 Price Target for Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Other equities research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Nabors Industries from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, January 23rd. SunTrust Banks, Inc. assumed coverage on shares of Nabors Industries in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. They set a buy rating and a $20.00 price objective for the company. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of Nabors Industries in a report on Wednesday, January 4th. Scotiabank reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Nabors Industries in a report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Finally, Evercore ISI assumed coverage on shares of Nabors Industries in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd. They issued a buy rating and a $20.00 target price for the company. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the company. Nabors Industries currently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $16.24.

BMO Capital Markets set a $15.00 target price on Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) in a research note published on Wednesday morning. The brokerage currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) opened at 12.73 on Wednesday. The company’s market capitalization is $3.63 billion. Nabors Industries has a 52 week low of $7.61 and a 52 week high of $18.40. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $13.50 and its 200-day moving average price is $14.57.

Nabors Industries (NYSE:NBR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 22nd. The company reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.34) by $0.04. Nabors Industries had a negative net margin of 36.84% and a negative return on equity of 8.04%. The firm earned $539.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $543.04 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.22) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 22.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that Nabors Industries will post ($0.97) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 14th were given a dividend of $0.06 per share. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 10th. Nabors Industries’s dividend payout ratio is -7.92%.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Nabors Industries by 1.5% in the third quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 157,629 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,917,000 after buying an additional 2,319 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Nabors Industries during the third quarter valued at about $290,000. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in shares of Nabors Industries by 24.7% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 325,877 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,963,000 after buying an additional 64,586 shares in the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Nabors Industries by 42.0% in the third quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 657,116 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,990,000 after buying an additional 194,236 shares in the last quarter. Finally, M&T Bank Corp boosted its stake in shares of Nabors Industries by 16.4% in the third quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 14,582 shares of the company’s stock valued at $177,000 after buying an additional 2,057 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.88% of the company’s stock.

Nabors Industries Company Profile

Nabors Industries Ltd. owns and operates a land-based drilling rig fleet. The Company is a provider of offshore platform drilling rigs in the United States and multiple international markets. The Company conducts its Drilling & Rig Services business through four segments: U.S. Drilling, Canada Drilling, International Drilling and Rig Services.

The Discovery Capital Management LLC CT Buys New Stake in General Electric Company (GE)

Other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of General Electric Company by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 357,567,340 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,299,139,000 after buying an additional 10,321,746 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its position in shares of General Electric Company by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 130,741,961 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,131,446,000 after buying an additional 900,672 shares during the period. Trustees of General Electric Pension Trust bought a new position in shares of General Electric Company during the fourth quarter valued at about $1,038,590,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp boosted its position in shares of General Electric Company by 1.5% in the third quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp now owns 19,678,692 shares of the company’s stock valued at $582,883,000 after buying an additional 293,566 shares during the period. Finally, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. boosted its position in shares of General Electric Company by 848.2% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 15,458,705 shares of the company’s stock valued at $488,626,000 after buying an additional 13,828,422 shares during the period. 54.68% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Discovery Capital Management LLC CT acquired a new stake in shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund acquired 940,478 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $29,719,000.

Shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) opened at 29.64 on Tuesday. General Electric Company has a 52-week low of $28.19 and a 52-week high of $33.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $29.82 and a 200-day moving average price of $30.22. The stock has a market capitalization of $258.60 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.19 and a beta of 1.20.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 20th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.46. General Electric Company had a return on equity of 15.99% and a net margin of 6.86%. The firm had revenue of $33.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $33.67 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.52 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down 2.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that General Electric Company will post $1.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 25th. Investors of record on Monday, February 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd. General Electric Company’s dividend payout ratio is currently 106.67%.

GE has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Vetr raised General Electric Company from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $34.04 price target for the company in a report on Monday, January 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a $29.00 price target on General Electric Company and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 13th. Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of General Electric Company in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a $28.00 price target on shares of General Electric Company in a report on Wednesday, April 5th. Finally, William Blair reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of General Electric Company in a report on Saturday, April 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $32.97.

In related news, Vice Chairman David Leon Joyce sold 159,662 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.56, for a total transaction of $4,719,608.72. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 738,907 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $21,842,090.92. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Jeffrey S. Bornstein purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 31st. The shares were bought at an average cost of $29.63 per share, for a total transaction of $148,150.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 68,757 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,037,269.91. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Company insiders own 0.23% of the company’s stock.

About General Electric Company

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The Tudor Investment Corp Et Al Takes Position in Procter & Gamble Co (PG)

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. GLG LLC increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Co by 100.9% in the fourth quarter. GLG LLC now owns 143,149 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,036,000 after buying an additional 71,899 shares during the last quarter. Pacific Global Investment Management CO increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Co by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Pacific Global Investment Management CO now owns 91,627 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,704,000 after buying an additional 382 shares during the last quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Co by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P now owns 8,766,489 shares of the company’s stock valued at $737,087,000 after buying an additional 406,412 shares during the last quarter. Wallace Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Co by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Wallace Capital Management Inc. now owns 30,278 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,546,000 after buying an additional 432 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SRS Capital Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Procter & Gamble Co during the fourth quarter valued at about $366,000. 68.33% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Tudor Investment Corp Et Al purchased a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 15,674 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,318,000.

Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) opened at 90.39 on Tuesday. The company has a market capitalization of $231.08 billion, a PE ratio of 16.56 and a beta of 0.64. Procter & Gamble Co has a 52 week low of $79.10 and a 52 week high of $92.00. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $90.52 and a 200-day moving average price of $87.17.

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 20th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.06 by $0.02. The business earned $16.86 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.80 billion. Procter & Gamble Co had a return on equity of 18.58% and a net margin of 23.44%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.04 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Procter & Gamble Co will post $3.84 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 21st will be issued a $0.6896 dividend. This is an increase from Procter & Gamble Co’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.67. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 19th. This represents a $2.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.05%. Procter & Gamble Co’s dividend payout ratio is 48.73%.

A number of research firms have issued reports on PG. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $106.00 price objective on shares of Procter & Gamble Co in a report on Saturday, January 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Procter & Gamble Co from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of Procter & Gamble Co in a report on Thursday, February 16th. Barclays PLC set a $93.00 price objective on shares of Procter & Gamble Co and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, February 18th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $76.00 price objective on shares of Procter & Gamble Co and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Procter & Gamble Co has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $91.07.

In other news, SVP Valarie L. Sheppard sold 20,910 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, January 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $87.00, for a total value of $1,819,170.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 37,835 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,291,645. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Mohamed Samir Abde Abdelfattah sold 1,876 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.25, for a total value of $171,185.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 30,952 shares in the company, valued at $2,824,370. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 401,936 shares of company stock valued at $35,928,133. 0.35% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About Procter & Gamble Co

The Procter & Gamble Company is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers across the world. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Company sells its products in approximately 180 countries and territories primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores and pharmacies.

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The Glacier Peak Capital LLC Invests $129,000 in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of JPM. FMR LLC raised its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 19.4% in the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 96,587,143 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,334,505,000 after buying an additional 15,715,835 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 7.5% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 169,177,566 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $14,598,334,000 after buying an additional 11,844,085 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $654,210,000. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 1,138.7% in the fourth quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 6,754,863 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $582,667,000 after buying an additional 6,209,530 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Standard Life Investments LTD raised its position in JPMorgan Chase & Co. by 31.8% in the third quarter. Standard Life Investments LTD now owns 8,151,428 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $542,763,000 after buying an additional 1,965,144 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 73.65% of the company’s stock.

Glacier Peak Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm acquired 1,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $129,000.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) opened at 85.86 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $89.01 and its 200-day moving average is $82.36. The company has a market cap of $305.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.22 and a beta of 1.49. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a 12-month low of $57.05 and a 12-month high of $93.98.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 13th. The financial services provider reported $1.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.52 by $0.13. JPMorgan Chase & Co. had a net margin of 23.45% and a return on equity of 10.91%. The firm had revenue of $25.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $24.40 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.35 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that JPMorgan Chase & Co. will post $6.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 6th will be given a $0.50 dividend. This is a boost from JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.48. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 4th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.33%. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s payout ratio is presently 31.02%.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on JPM shares. FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. Vetr upgraded shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $98.53 target price for the company in a report on Monday, March 20th. Buckingham Research restated a “hold” rating and set a $74.00 target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Wednesday, January 11th. Credit Suisse Group AG raised their target price on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. to $99.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 15th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating on shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a report on Wednesday, March 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating, eighteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $79.03.

In other JPMorgan Chase & Co. news, CFO Marianne Lake sold 13,072 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.68, for a total value of $1,093,864.96. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 44,711 shares in the company, valued at $3,741,416.48. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Gordon Smith sold 65,865 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.67, for a total transaction of $5,510,924.55. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 237,466 shares in the company, valued at approximately $19,868,780.22. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 100,469 shares of company stock worth $8,406,372 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 0.85% of the company’s stock.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Company Profile

JPMorgan Chase & Co is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in investment banking, financial services. It operates in four segments, as well as a Corporate segment. Its segments are Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking and Asset Management. The Consumer & Community Banking segment offers services to consumers and businesses through bank branches, automatic teller machines (ATMs), online, mobile and telephone banking.

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