The Sr. Vice President of AutoZone, Inc. (AZO), James Griffith Unloaded 1,250 Shares of the Company; Clarivest Asset Management Cut Adobe Sys (ADBE) Holding By $1.23 Million

James Griffith currently working as the Sr. Vice President of Autozone Inc recently sold 1,250 shares of the corporation. The sizable insider sale has $993,372 US Dollars total value, at an average price per share of $794.7. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he sold another 1,547 shares worth $1,211,297 USD. This sale was conducted on January 19, 2018. A public document which was filed with the SEC and free at your disposal for review here, discloses extra info for the sale. James Griffith now indirectly has ownership of 0 shares. He also directly has ownership of 103 shares. In total he holds a stake of 0.0004%.

Clarivest Asset Management Llc decreased Adobe Sys Inc (ADBE) stake by 4.03% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Clarivest Asset Management Llc sold 8,233 shares as Adobe Sys Inc (ADBE)’s stock rose 14.01%. The Clarivest Asset Management Llc holds 195,878 shares with $29.22 million value, down from 204,111 last quarter. Adobe Sys Inc now has $97.52B valuation. The stock increased 1.08% or $2.11 during the last trading session, reaching $197.84. About 1.70M shares traded. Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) has risen 42.29% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold ADBE shares while 327 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 312 raised stakes. 414.95 million shares or 0.84% less from 418.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Verition Fund Management Limited Company accumulated 6,222 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Amalgamated National Bank owns 59,577 shares for 0.28% of their portfolio. Private Capital has 36,271 shares. Saturna reported 536,830 shares or 2.6% of all its holdings. Sun Life owns 3,627 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Ulysses Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) for 5,000 shares. Whittier stated it has 3,057 shares. Primecap Management Co Ca reported 23.94M shares. Zwj Inv Counsel Inc accumulated 0.02% or 1,756 shares. Dodge & Cox holds 100,603 shares. Sequoia Advsrs Ltd Liability Company reported 0.05% stake. Spirit Of America Mngmt Ny invested in 0.07% or 4,200 shares. Vantage Advsr Ltd Liability Company accumulated 27,547 shares. Moreover, Sandy Spring Bancshares has 0.08% invested in Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) for 5,653 shares. Delta Asset Limited Liability Company Tn holds 18 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) to report earnings on March, 15. They expect $1.06 EPS, up 35.90% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.78 per share. ADBE’s profit will be $522.52M for 46.66 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by Adobe Systems Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.95% EPS growth.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 7 sales for $6.56 million activity. 1,953 shares valued at $297,032 were sold by Lewnes Ann on Wednesday, October 11. 2,190 shares were sold by THOMPSON MATTHEW, worth $379,784. Banse Amy bought $199,520 worth of Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) on Monday, December 18. The insider WARNOCK JOHN E sold $1.18 million. GESCHKE CHARLES M sold 21,276 shares worth $3.97 million.

Among 38 analysts covering Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Adobe Systems has $220.0 highest and $10 lowest target. $160.90’s average target is -18.67% below currents $197.84 stock price. Adobe Systems had 135 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Credit Suisse maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) rating on Wednesday, September 21. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $105 target. Canaccord Genuity initiated Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) rating on Thursday, March 31. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $110 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 21 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, September 2. Robert W. Baird maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) rating on Thursday, August 31. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $160.0 target. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) on Friday, March 18 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Strong-Buy” on Tuesday, September 8. As per Wednesday, October 7, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan.

Clarivest Asset Management Llc increased Horizon Bancorp Ind (NASDAQ:HBNC) stake by 22,601 shares to 56,901 valued at $1.66M in 2017Q3. It also upped Essent Group Ltd (NYSE:ESNT) stake by 57,691 shares and now owns 111,252 shares. Vale S A (NYSE:VALE) was raised too.

AutoZone, Inc. retails and distributes automotive replacement parts and accessories. The company has market cap of $21.57 billion. It offers various products for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive products. It has a 17.61 P/E ratio. The company??s products include A/C compressors, batteries and accessories, bearings, belts and hoses, calipers, carburetors, chassis, clutches, CV axles, engines, fuel pumps, fuses, ignition and lighting products, mufflers, radiators, thermostats, starters and alternators, and water pumps.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.20, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 59 investors sold AutoZone, Inc. shares while 150 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 26.58 million shares or 0.11% less from 26.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Everence Capital Mgmt has 0.09% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Fuller Thaler Asset Inc holds 0% or 300 shares. Van Eck Associate holds 0.01% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 2,464 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group Incorporated Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Psagot Invest House Ltd, Israel-based fund reported 5,647 shares. Assetmark has invested 0% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 1,788 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 1.17% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Ltd accumulated 379 shares. Alberta – Canada-based Mawer Investment Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.54% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). 7,300 were reported by Motley Fool Asset Management. Mount Lucas Management Lp holds 0.24% or 2,227 shares in its portfolio. Peak6 Invs Lp has 0.06% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 18,131 shares. 11 are held by Cantab Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership. Eulav Asset Management invested 0.64% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO).

Analysts await AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $8.40 earnings per share, up 3.96% or $0.32 from last year’s $8.08 per share. AZO’s profit will be $229.76 million for 23.47 P/E if the $8.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $9.96 actual earnings per share reported by AutoZone, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.66% negative EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Autozone Inc. (NYSE:AZO), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Autozone Inc. has $900 highest and $571.0 lowest target. $733.24’s average target is -7.03% below currents $788.7 stock price. Autozone Inc. had 68 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, July 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Jefferies. BTIG Research maintained AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) rating on Thursday, May 25. BTIG Research has “Buy” rating and $825 target. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 20 by Credit Suisse. The stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by Wedbush. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 23. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 6. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Sunday, August 30. The stock of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) earned “Neutral” rating by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, December 14. On Wednesday, September 23 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $13.42 million activity. On Friday, January 12 the insider Daniele Philip B. sold $577,472. Another trade for 10,500 shares valued at $7.82 million was made by Graves William W on Wednesday, January 3. $1.21 million worth of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) was sold by Griffith James C. on Tuesday, January 16. Shares for $2.05 million were sold by Smith Richard Craig on Thursday, January 4. 3,000 shares valued at $1.75M were sold by MCKENNA WILLIAM ANDREW on Thursday, September 28.