Stellus Capital Investment (SCM) Forms $11.84 Double Bottom; King Luther Capital Management Has Lowered Apple Computer (AAPL) Stake By $387,156

Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) formed double bottom with $11.25 target or 5.00% below today’s $11.84 share price. Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (SCM) has $188.91 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.069 during the last trading session, reaching $11.841. About 34,231 shares traded. Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) has risen 41.16% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.46% the S&P500.

King Luther Capital Management Corp decreased Apple Computer Inc (AAPL) stake by 0.12% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. King Luther Capital Management Corp sold 2,514 shares as Apple Computer Inc (AAPL)’s stock rose 12.78%. The King Luther Capital Management Corp holds 2.07M shares with $319.77 million value, down from 2.08 million last quarter. Apple Computer Inc now has $922.76B valuation. The stock increased 1.04% or $1.88 during the last trading session, reaching $181.86. About 17.24M shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.62, from 1.75 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 6 investors sold Stellus Capital Investment Corporation shares while 6 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. 3.90 million shares or 4.63% more from 3.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Us Savings Bank De stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). Ares Mgmt Ltd Com reported 282,056 shares stake. Cwm Ltd reported 0% in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). Advsrs Asset Mgmt, a Colorado-based fund reported 610,976 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Com invested in 177,047 shares. Florida-based Raymond James And Associates has invested 0% in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). 80,973 were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase & Com. Moreover, Macquarie Gru Limited has 0% invested in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). Raymond James Finance Advisors Inc stated it has 0% in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). Lakeview Cap Partners Ltd stated it has 0.18% in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM). 22,000 were reported by California Public Employees Retirement System. Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) accumulated 12 shares. Bankshares Of America De stated it has 4,835 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 121,596 are owned by Arrowstreet Cap L P. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM).

Since December 8, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $98,076 activity. Bilger Bruce R bought $98,076 worth of stock.

Among 7 analysts covering Stellus Capital (NYSE:SCM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Stellus Capital has $15 highest and $11 lowest target. $13.79’s average target is 16.46% above currents $11.841 stock price. Stellus Capital had 16 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of SCM in report on Sunday, July 23 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) rating on Tuesday, March 6. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $13.0 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital given on Wednesday, April 27. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, May 31. Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated the stock with “Mkt Perform” rating in Thursday, February 2 report. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Robert W. Baird downgraded Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) on Thursday, July 14 to “Neutral” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Stellus Capital Investment Corporation (NYSE:SCM) rating on Friday, November 10. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $13.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Sunday, October 22. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity. 15,641 shares were sold by Riccio Daniel J., worth $2.73 million on Friday, January 5. $8.79 million worth of stock was sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W on Tuesday, October 3. On Tuesday, October 3 the insider AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $9.78 million.

Analysts await Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $2.72 earnings per share, up 29.52% or $0.62 from last year’s $2.1 per share. AAPL’s profit will be $13.80B for 16.72 P/E if the $2.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.89 actual earnings per share reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.08% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. 2.97 billion shares or 2.78% less from 3.06 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rothschild Asset Management has invested 0.83% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of Australia accumulated 0.83% or 553,151 shares. Dt Invest Prtn Limited Liability Corporation reported 3,759 shares. Schwartz Invest Counsel holds 0.03% or 3,330 shares. Biondo Invest Advisors invested 5.56% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Naples Global Advsr Ltd Liability Corp has invested 1.89% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Vantage Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Co holds 3.44% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 86,722 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 1.88% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 71.50 million shares. Jp Marvel Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Company holds 2.8% or 57,005 shares in its portfolio. First Citizens National Bank & reported 2.04% stake. Northwest Investment Counselors Ltd Liability Corporation reported 20,601 shares stake. Litman Gregory Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability accumulated 158 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 112,112 were reported by Burns J W And Ny. Weitz Invest Mgmt has invested 0% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Jane Street Gp Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.32% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) or 633,655 shares.

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 34 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Apple Inc. had 383 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $16800 target in Monday, July 31 report. As per Tuesday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Tuesday, February 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Monday, August 17. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform” on Monday, August 24. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 19 by Instinet. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, December 16 by PiperJaffray. Drexel Hamilton maintained Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Monday, August 7. Drexel Hamilton has “Buy” rating and $20800 target.