As Costco Whsl New (COST) Stock Value Declined, Lourd Capital Trimmed by $15.22 Million Its Stake; Baxter Bros Increases Holding in Boeing (BA)

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Lourd Capital Llc decreased its stake in Costco Whsl Corp New (COST) by 38.19% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lourd Capital Llc sold 74,960 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.18% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 121,309 shares of the department and specialty retail stores company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $24.71M, down from 196,269 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lourd Capital Llc who had been investing in Costco Whsl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $102.78 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $233.6. About 5.07M shares traded or 104.63% up from the average. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) has risen 15.54% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.17% the S&P500. Some Historical COST News: 07/03/2018 – COSTCO 2Q REV. $33.00B, EST. $32.75B; 14/03/2018 – EnWave Receives Repeat Costco Orders from Midwest Division and Announces Distribution of Moon Cheese into Second Costco; 23/03/2018 – Target, Kroger shares rise on merger report, but source tells CNBC there are no talks; 19/04/2018 – Amazon Prime’s Membership and Retention are Higher Than Costco’s; 07/05/2018 – BUFFETT SAYS IPHONE, ELMER’S GLUE, COSTCO ARE EXAMPLES OF MOATS; 12/04/2018 – Costco Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/03/2018 – Shares of Target and Kroger jump on report of possible merger talks; 07/03/2018 – COSTCO FEB. U.S. COMP SALES EX-GAS UP 7.5%, EST. UP 6.2%; 11/05/2018 – Costco Now Sells Its Own Razors in Broadside at P&G’s Gillette; 06/04/2018 – Dutch Fund Sells Apple, Microsoft, Costco, AT&T — Barrons.com

Baxter Bros Inc increased its stake in Boeing (BA) by 32.51% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Baxter Bros Inc bought 8,527 shares as the company’s stock rose 29.74% with the market. The institutional investor held 34,759 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $11.21 million, up from 26,232 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Baxter Bros Inc who had been investing in Boeing for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $214.12B market cap company. The stock increased 1.52% or $5.69 during the last trading session, reaching $378.99. About 26.70M shares traded or 320.16% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 23.74% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.37% the S&P500. Some Historical BA News: 13/04/2018 – Boeing could suffer as a big buyer of Russian-produced titanium; 25/04/2018 – Boeing CEO: Hope to Open China Jet-Finishing Center This Year; 22/03/2018 – ANALYSIS-Boeing loyalist Ryanair to fly first Airbus with Austria deal; 20/03/2018 – BOEING TO ESTABLISH NEW TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CENTER IN KOREA; 01/05/2018 – KLX Agrees to Sell Its ASG Business to Boeing in an All Cash Transaction and to Spin-Off Its ESG Business to KLX Shareholders; 10/04/2018 – BOEING: PURCHASE VALUED AT $1.7B AT LIST PRICES; 17/05/2018 – Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft with Travel Service; 05/03/2018 – BOEING EXEC RANDY TINSETH COMMENTS DURING BRIEFING AT ISTAT; 30/05/2018 – Agylstor™, a High Density Computational Storage Leader, Announces Investment From Boeing HorizonX Ventures; 03/04/2018 – BOEING – CO AND CANADIAN GOVERNMENT HAVE AGREED TO AN AMENDMENT TO AN EXISTING PERFORMANCE-BASED LOGISTICS CONTRACT

More notable recent Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Americans Overwhelmingly Lack Knowledge About This Key Financial Product – Nasdaq” on March 17, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Wendy’s (WEN) Rides on System Optimization Despite High Costs – Nasdaq” published on March 05, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Will Higher Revenues Drive Costco’s (COST) Q2 Earnings? – Nasdaq” on March 04, 2019. More interesting news about Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “What to Expect from Costco (COST) Earnings as E-Commerce Expands – Nasdaq” published on March 01, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), Costco (NASDAQ:COST) Make Cramer’s Shopping List — And Kroger’s Crossed Off (NYSE:KR) – Benzinga” with publication date: March 12, 2019.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.07, from 1.11 in 2018Q3. It worsened, as 70 investors sold COST shares while 431 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 400 raised stakes. 336.90 million shares or 12.99% more from 298.17 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Ajo Limited Partnership reported 0.07% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Cullen Frost Bankers has invested 1.16% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). First Personal Fincl Service holds 0.88% of its portfolio in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) for 12,564 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Limited Com holds 0.99% or 126,393 shares in its portfolio. Arrowgrass Capital Ptnrs (Us) LP stated it has 74,085 shares. Apriem Advsr accumulated 1,688 shares or 0.12% of the stock. Meeder Asset Mgmt, Ohio-based fund reported 9,318 shares. First Citizens Bancorp & Tru Co holds 23,463 shares or 0.58% of its portfolio. Pillar Pacific Mgmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 40,660 shares or 1.09% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 737,363 shares. The Japan-based Fukoku Mutual Life Ins Co has invested 0.05% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Sg Americas Ltd reported 5,117 shares stake. Sweden-based Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.12% in Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST). Savings Bank Of Stockton has 9,217 shares for 1.14% of their portfolio. 67,099 are owned by Federated Invsts Pa.

Lourd Capital Llc, which manages about $2.92B and $1.29B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VBR) by 6,818 shares to 464,093 shares, valued at $52.93M in 2018Q4, according to the filing.

Since October 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $14.33 million activity. MEISENBACH JOHN W sold 3,000 shares worth $707,430. JELINEK W CRAIG sold $5.03 million worth of stock. $945,940 worth of stock was sold by GALANTI RICHARD A on Tuesday, October 30. LAZARUS FRANZ E sold 23,000 shares worth $5.22M. LIBENSON RICHARD M had sold 2,049 shares worth $458,976. Another trade for 6,600 shares valued at $1.49M was made by Vachris Roland Michael on Monday, October 15.

More notable recent The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Eyes On Boeing, Nvidia, Disney, Nike And WageWorks – Seeking Alpha” on March 16, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Boeing Dreamliner Keeps Soaring – Seeking Alpha” published on February 22, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Boeing: Something Has To Give – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) were released by: Fool.ca and their article: “2 Airline Stocks to Watch as Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) Comes Under Fire – The Motley Fool Canada” published on March 16, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Etihad Airways Kills Boeing And Airbus Orders – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 21, 2019.

Since October 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $53.53 million activity. Shares for $1.75 million were sold by Sands Diana L on Monday, October 29. COLBERT THEODORE III sold 2,137 shares worth $873,712. The insider McAllister Kevin G sold $5.03M. KEATING TIMOTHY JOHN also sold $10.50 million worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) shares. LUTTIG J MICHAEL sold 8,500 shares worth $3.49M. RAMOS JENETTE E sold $602,733 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 64 investors sold BA shares while 550 reduced holdings. 150 funds opened positions while 479 raised stakes. 386.86 million shares or 11.47% more from 347.06 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Sadoff Inv Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0.02% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Hollencrest Capital Mngmt has invested 0.05% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Alexandria Capital Ltd has 0.28% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 5,348 shares. Oakworth Capital stated it has 1,867 shares. Moreover, Dana Invest Advsrs Inc has 1.04% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 63,489 shares. Zeke Capital Advsrs Limited Liability Corp, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 10,897 shares. Bragg Financial Advisors invested in 0.25% or 5,209 shares. 17,762 were accumulated by Sigma Invest Counselors Inc. Warren Averett Asset Limited Liability Corp holds 0.04% or 783 shares. Wall Street Access Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 2,708 shares or 1.4% of the stock. Van Eck Assocs reported 0.02% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Palestra Capital Ltd Liability Corp, a New York-based fund reported 221,000 shares. Crossvault Capital Management Lc stated it has 4.87% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Reik Communications Limited Liability Company holds 3,000 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Victory Cap Incorporated has invested 0.07% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA).

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