Narwhal Capital Management Has Lowered Position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by $300,978; Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Has Trimmed Stake in Netflix (NFLX) as Stock Price Declined

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Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc decreased its stake in Netflix Inc (NFLX) by 10.59% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc sold 860 shares as the company’s stock declined 22.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,260 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $2.72M, down from 8,120 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc who had been investing in Netflix Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $147.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 3.98% or $12.93 during the last trading session, reaching $337.59. About 19.45 million shares traded or 39.58% up from the average. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has risen 45.63% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.63% the S&P500. Some Historical NFLX News: 13/04/2018 – COMCAST CORP – WILL LAUNCH A VARIETY OF INITIAL OFFERS THIS MONTH THAT INCLUDE A NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION; 24/05/2018 – TELEFONICA TO INTEGRATE NETFLIX SERVICE INTO TV/VIDEO PLATFORMS; 26/03/2018 – Entertain Weekly: Gina Rodriguez to star as Carmen Sandiego in Netflix’s live-action feature film; 02/05/2018 – SSRN-Stanf [Reg]: Another Netflix Disruption: A Transparent Board; 16/04/2018 – Netflix Top Estimates for Quarter, Projects Continued Gains; 24/05/2018 – Netflix Tussles Disney for Crown; Autonomous Uber Fail: TMT Wrap; 05/03/2018 – Disney needs to step up its game to compete against Netflix, says media analyst; 17/04/2018 – NETFLIX INC NFLX.O : BERNSTEIN RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $372 FROM $340; 21/05/2018 – CBS Los Angeles: Obamas Reach Deal With Netflix To Produce Variety Of Content; 26/04/2018 – EU LAWMAKERS, GOVERNMENTS STRIKE DEAL ON FORCING NETFLIX, AMAZON TO PAY LEVIES TO FUND EUROPEAN CONTENT – STATEMENT

Narwhal Capital Management decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 5.33% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Narwhal Capital Management sold 2,181 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.87% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 38,736 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $5.35M, down from 40,917 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Narwhal Capital Management who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $347.99 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $129.75. About 5.29M shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has risen 3.75% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.75% the S&P500. Some Historical JNJ News: 17/04/2018 – Johnson & Johnson To Implement Actions Across Global Supply Chain; 29/05/2018 – Genmab takes a hit after J&J sounds retreat on cancer combos, as patient deaths force researches to scrap trials $JNJ; 25/04/2018 – J&J wins appeal to overturn $151 million hip implant verdict; 15/03/2018 – J&J’s blockbuster hopeful erdafitinib gets ‘breakthrough’ moniker $JNJ @BrittanyMeiling; 27/03/2018 – FDA: Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.- COACH® Self-Adhering Sports Wrap (size: 3in); 16/03/2018 – Johnson & Johnson’s LifeScan Makes Blood Glucose Monitoring Products; 18/05/2018 – J&J axes its big BACE program in asymptomatic Alzheimer’s patients as the drumbeat of PhIII failures rolls on $JNJ; 13/03/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Johnson & Johnson Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff; 17/04/2018 – Johnson & Johnson Raises Sales Outlook; 20/03/2018 – JOHNSON & JOHNSON SAYS JOSEPH WOLK PROMOTED TO CFO

Among 25 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Johnson & Johnson had 110 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Sunday, August 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $138.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 17 by Leerink Swann. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $145.0 target in Tuesday, August 15 report. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, January 2 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, July 10. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 6 by Societe Generale. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 12 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 4. Credit Suisse maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Friday, April 20. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $151 target.

Analysts await Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) to report earnings on January, 22 before the open. They expect $1.95 EPS, up 12.07% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.74 per share. JNJ’s profit will be $5.23 billion for 16.63 P/E if the $1.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.05 actual EPS reported by Johnson & Johnson for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.88% negative EPS growth.

Since August 27, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $79.44 million activity. $4.41M worth of stock was sold by Sneed Michael E on Friday, November 23. Kapusta Ronald A sold 7,899 shares worth $1.08M. PRINCE CHARLES had bought 2,000 shares worth $268,731 on Friday, December 14. 264,465 shares valued at $38.60 million were sold by Gorsky Alex on Friday, November 16. Another trade for 40,000 shares valued at $5.77 million was sold by Duato Joaquin. Fasolo Peter had sold 166,695 shares worth $24.41M.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.97 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 43 investors sold JNJ shares while 748 reduced holdings. 115 funds opened positions while 719 raised stakes. 1.70 billion shares or 7.91% less from 1.84 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. The California-based Retail Bank Of Stockton has invested 0.75% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Ironwood Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 4,383 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Staley Capital Advisers reported 2.19% stake. Moreover, Exchange Management has 1.49% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). 321 were accumulated by Wealthcare Lc. Grandfield Dodd Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 1.43% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). Moreover, Tompkins Fincl has 1.41% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) for 49,617 shares. Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Id reported 0.38% stake. 3,370 are owned by Paradigm Financial Advsrs Ltd. Moreover, Bath Savings Tru has 1.09% invested in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ). St Germain D J holds 146,718 shares or 2.27% of its portfolio. Acg Wealth invested in 53,208 shares or 0.97% of the stock. Gam Holding Ag reported 0.85% stake. Glovista Investments Ltd Llc, New Jersey-based fund reported 5,000 shares. Sather Fincl has invested 0.3% of its portfolio in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Narwhal Capital Management, which manages about $490.63 million and $453.33 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Blackrock Mun 2030 Tar Term (BTT) by 125,208 shares to 223,454 shares, valued at $4.63M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Alphabet Inc by 694 shares in the quarter, for a total of 15,255 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VWO).

More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Lawsuit Protection For Johnson & Johnson – Seeking Alpha” on December 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Indian drug inspectors seize J&J baby powder – Seeking Alpha” published on December 19, 2018, Cnbc.com published: “Cramer: When J&J continues falling on Monday it could be time to buy – CNBC” on December 14, 2018. More interesting news about Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) were released by: Livetradingnews.com and their article: “Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) 2019 – Live Trading News” published on January 02, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “EUSA Pharma acquires global rights to SYLVANT – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 09, 2019.

Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc, which manages about $517.77 million and $361.58 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) by 6,300 shares to 73,547 shares, valued at $3.58 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Since July 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 31 selling transactions for $207.52 million activity. Another trade for 700 shares valued at $255,115 was sold by BARTON RICHARD N. 63,147 Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares with value of $15.23 million were sold by HASTINGS REED. $7.36M worth of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares were sold by HALEY TIMOTHY M. On Thursday, July 19 the insider HYMAN DAVID A sold $14.47 million. Bennett Kelly also sold $4.20M worth of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) on Wednesday, October 31. 111,391 Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares with value of $40.10M were sold by SARANDOS THEODORE A.

Analysts await Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) to report earnings on January, 17 after the close. They expect $0.25 EPS, down 39.02% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.41 per share. NFLX’s profit will be $109.02 million for 337.59 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.89 actual EPS reported by Netflix, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -71.91% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.31 in 2018Q2. It turned negative, as 69 investors sold NFLX shares while 325 reduced holdings. 139 funds opened positions while 333 raised stakes. 313.38 million shares or 0.16% less from 313.87 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Oak Associate Limited Oh has 0.05% invested in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 2,010 shares. Regentatlantic Limited Liability Corp owns 0.02% invested in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 799 shares. Bancshares Of Hawaii holds 5,651 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks has 41,745 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Ftb Advsrs Incorporated accumulated 60 shares. Caprock Group Inc, a Idaho-based fund reported 1,301 shares. Hl Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 722 shares. The New York-based Altfest L J And has invested 0.08% in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX). Jones Fin Companies Lllp reported 700 shares. Benchmark Capital has 0.82% invested in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) for 2,907 shares. Brown Advisory owns 4,850 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 61,997 shares. Gardner Lewis Asset Limited Partnership accumulated 0.02% or 731 shares. Cambridge Advisors Inc accumulated 0.23% or 65,061 shares. The Connecticut-based Fairfield Bush And has invested 0.35% in Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX).

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