The Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on Amazon.com

Marco Green
December 7, 2017

It worsened, as 64 investors sold AMZN shares while 542 reduced holdings. The Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc holds 5,483 shares with $5.31 million value, up from 4,896 last quarter. The company was upgraded on Friday, July 24 by Barclays Capital.

The stock increased 1.41% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $60.37. About 2.07 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. Amazon.com comprises approximately 0.8% of Principal Financial Group Inc.'s portfolio, making the stock its 7th biggest holding. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 10,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,697,300.

Proffitt & Goodson Inc. boosted its holdings in Amazon.com, Inc. The stock increased 1.11% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $75.78. Comerica Bancorp reported 116,520 shares. Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Probity Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of Amazon.com by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Therefore 94% are positive. Amazon.com had 235 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Amazon.com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. As per Friday, June 16, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". Macquarie Research maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, December 22 report. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 27 by Loop Capital. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with "Buy" rating and $825 target in Friday, July 29 report. As per Monday, August 28, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Park Natl Oh holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) rating on Monday, October 23. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, April 4 by Longbow.

Analysts await Amazon.com, Inc. As per Wednesday, September 2, the company rating was maintained by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Morgan Stanley maintained Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 800 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.34, from 1.7 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 12 investors sold Cempra, Inc. shares while 32 reduced holdings.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Amp Limited has 204,676 shares for 1.18% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Management Ltd Liability has invested 0.87% in Amazon.com, Inc. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Monday, June 12 with "Buy" rating. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 1,955 shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.17% in Salesforce.com, inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) or 505 shares. Benchmark Capital Advsrs holds 322 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio.

Waverton Investment Management Ltd, which manages about $8.07B and $1.54 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Express Co Com Us$0.20 (NYSE:AXP) by 147,567 shares to 208,573 shares, valued at $17.57 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Maine-based Headinvest Lc has invested 0.08% in Amazon.com, Inc. Riverbridge Prtnrs Limited Liability Co reported 0.95% stake. Marianas Fund Llc has 2.93% invested in Amazon.com, Inc. 3,900 were accumulated by Rainier Mngmt Ltd Liability Com. Salesforce Com Inc now has $74.51B valuation.

Among 29 analysts covering Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 18 Hold. Amazon.com, Inc. has a 52-week low of $747.70 and a 52-week high of $1,213.41. The stock of Salesforce.com, inc. "Is a Falling Machete â€" Catch It With Caution" published on December 05, 2017 as well as Reuters.com's news article titled: "Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat" with publication date: "December 05, 2017.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.7 in 2017Q1. 14 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 238.40 million shares or 10.76% more from 215.25 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 330.85 million shares or 0.85% less from 333.69 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Sirios Ltd Partnership accumulated 257,663 shares or 0.36% of the stock. Comml Bank Of Nova Scotia holds 0.5% or 97,934 shares in its portfolio. Legal And General Gp Pcl stated it has 272,105 shares. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,647,564 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock worth $1,460,631,000 after purchasing an additional 8,704 shares during the last quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Company reported 2.02% stake. Swiss Retail Bank reported 1.7% stake. Captrust Fincl has invested 0% in Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) for 368,050 shares. Chilton Mngmt accumulated 2.25% or 21,093 shares. White Elm Cap Ltd Liability Corp owns 31,438 shares for 5.78% of their portfolio. 37,000 were reported by Texan Mgmt. (NYSE:AIG) to report earnings on February, 13. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.52 earnings per share. AIG's profit will be $961.88M for 14.11 P/E if the $1.07 EPS becomes a reality. The e-commerce giant reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.09 by ($0.57).

Douglass Winthrop Advisors Llc decreased Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 22,020 shares to 313,220 valued at $20.07M in 2017Q2.

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