Advisor Partners Maintains Stake in Walt Disney Company (DIS); As At&T (T) Market Valuation Declined, Gofen & Glossberg Decreased Its Holding by $482,888

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Gofen & Glossberg Llc decreased its stake in At&T (T) by 5.36% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Gofen & Glossberg Llc sold 17,246 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.47% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 304,649 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $8.70M, down from 321,895 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Gofen & Glossberg Llc who had been investing in At&T for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $223.42B market cap company. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $30.67. About 53.30M shares traded or 46.75% up from the average. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 16.72% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.09% the S&P500. Some Historical T News: 08/05/2018 – AT&T and Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine To Give Girls A Chance To Learn Filmmaking This Summer Through Collaboration With Fresh Films; 20/04/2018 – Channel NewsAsia: DOJ said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim; 30/03/2018 – Time Warner Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend; 25/04/2018 – AT&T’s first-quarter profit rises 33 percent; 20/04/2018 – Boston Metro: U.S. said to investigate AT&T, Verizon over wireless collusion claim; 13/05/2018 – good story detailing the stephenson-trump relationship: In hiring Michael Cohen, AT&T betrays a complicated relationship with Trump; 24/04/2018 – AT&T Lawyer Grills Star U.S. Witness on Data Tinkering in Study; 11/05/2018 – AT&T’s Michael Cohen payment underscores the importance of the Time Warner acquisition verdict; 30/05/2018 – AT&T Chief Financial Officer Provides an Update at Cowen Conference; 11/04/2018 – RadioResource: AT&T Signs New Crown Castle Agreement to Speed FirstNet Buildout

Advisor Partners Llc increased its stake in Walt Disney Company (DIS) by 29.41% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisor Partners Llc bought 10,302 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.52% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 45,336 shares of the television services company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $4.97 million, up from 35,034 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Advisor Partners Llc who had been investing in Walt Disney Company for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $171.38 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $114.96. About 14.71 million shares traded or 78.06% up from the average. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has risen 11.47% since March 15, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.10% the S&P500. Some Historical DIS News: 30/05/2018 – FOXA RECOMMENDS HLDRS VOTE IN FAVOR TO ADOPT DISNEY MERGER PACT; 15/03/2018 – Sky agrees to share information relevant to Fox-Disney deal; 25/05/2018 – To @jimcramer, comparing Netflix and Disney is not particularly useful; 04/05/2018 – DISNEY’S `SOLO’ DOUBLES `BLACK PANTHER’ PRESALES: FANDANGO; 14/03/2018 – Disney Promotes 2 Executives in Possible CEO Bake-Off (Correct); 07/04/2018 – Carl Muhlstein: Rumors Swell as $DIS Prepares for $FOXA Deal. Silverstein to Buy @ABC’s #UpperWestSide #NYC Campus for $1B; 05/05/2018 – Alaska Airlines gets ‘animated’ with newly themed plane featuring artwork from Disney•Pixar’s lncredibles 2; 08/03/2018 – Shareholders Elect 10 Directors at The Walt Disney Company Annual Meeting; 14/03/2018 – Disney puts focus on battle with Netflix; 18/04/2018 – WALT DISNEY – ON NOV. 6, 21CF RECEIVED UNSOLICITED INDICATION OF INTEREST FROM THIRD-PARTY INDUSTRY PARTICIPANT (PARTY B) WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN ASSETS

Analysts await AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.86 EPS, up 1.18% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.85 per share. T’s profit will be $6.26B for 8.92 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.86 actual EPS reported by AT&T Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Gofen & Glossberg Llc, which manages about $3.51 billion and $2.53 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comcast Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 11,348 shares to 1.29 million shares, valued at $43.98 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) by 6,949 shares in the quarter, for a total of 485,058 shares, and has risen its stake in Ishares Russell Midcap Index F (IWR).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.74 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.26, from 1 in 2018Q3. It dived, as 94 investors sold T shares while 763 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 498 raised stakes. 3.65 billion shares or 3.69% more from 3.52 billion shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Regents Of The University Of California invested in 21,688 shares. Lawson Kroeker Inv Management Inc Ne accumulated 0.3% or 26,354 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom holds 1.87% or 159,771 shares in its portfolio. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 2.04M shares. Neville Rodie And Shaw stated it has 0.45% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Avalon Lc reported 0.49% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). First Washington Corporation invested in 1.64% or 105,070 shares. Acg Wealth accumulated 49,038 shares. Ohio-based Macnealy Hoover Inv Mngmt has invested 0.56% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Roof Eidam And Maycock Adv holds 0.2% or 14,300 shares in its portfolio. S&Co Inc accumulated 0.76% or 208,638 shares. Family Firm owns 8,060 shares. Ohio-based Cleararc Cap has invested 1.07% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Moreover, Flippin Bruce And Porter has 1.93% invested in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 344,469 shares. Ipswich Mgmt has 0.63% invested in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).

More notable recent AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Verizon’s 5G Network Sets Debut Date, Lays Claim as Early Leader – The Motley Fool” on March 14, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “AT&T (NYSE:T) Could Find Upside With Earnings Growth, Delevering, Raymond James Says In Upgrade – Benzinga” published on March 15, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “7 Single-Digit P/E Stocks With Massive Upside – Investorplace.com” on March 15, 2019. More interesting news about AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adobe, Amazon, AT&T, BWX Technologies, Lam Research, Oracle, Schlumberger, Ulta Beauty and More – 24/7 Wall St.” published on March 15, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “AT&T And The ‘New’ Modern Corporation – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: March 06, 2019.

Advisor Partners Llc, which manages about $240.00M and $625.49M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) by 5,427 shares to 21,725 shares, valued at $1.36 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) by 14,171 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 95,653 shares, and cut its stake in United Parcel Service Inc. Cl (NYSE:UPS).

Since October 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 selling transactions for $11.36 million activity. The insider WOODFORD BRENT sold $32,340. IGER ROBERT A had sold 47,733 shares worth $5.73M. 29,192 shares were sold by Parker Mary Jayne, worth $3.44M.

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