Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Has Trimmed Nike (NKE) Stake By $742,356; Laffer Investments Decreased By $146.10 Million Its Expedia (EXPE) Holding

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc decreased Nike (NKE) stake by 19.84% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc sold 14,556 shares as Nike (NKE)’s stock declined 8.78%. The Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc holds 58,802 shares with $3.05M value, down from 73,358 last quarter. Nike now has $106.11 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $65.22. About 13.36 million shares traded or 51.49% up from the average. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since February 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500.

Laffer Investments decreased Expedia Inc. (EXPE) stake by 6.97% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Laffer Investments sold 1,015 shares as Expedia Inc. (EXPE)’s stock rose 18.57%. The Laffer Investments holds 13,545 shares with $1.95 billion value, down from 14,560 last quarter. Expedia Inc. now has $19.41B valuation. The stock increased 1.78% or $2.23 during the last trading session, reaching $127.28. About 3.57 million shares traded or 68.07% up from the average. Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) has risen 30.43% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500.

Analysts await Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.94 earnings per share, down 3.09% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.97 per share. EXPE’s profit will be $143.35 million for 33.85 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.49 actual earnings per share reported by Expedia, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -62.25% negative EPS growth.

Laffer Investments increased Stanley Black & Decker stake by 1,045 shares to 28,360 valued at $3.24B in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Iboxx Investment Grade (LQD) stake by 152 shares and now owns 4,763 shares. Janus Capital was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 1.29 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold EXPE shares while 152 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 124.65 million shares or 0.14% more from 124.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 49,648 are owned by Amer Intl Grp Inc Inc. Veritable LP invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Moreover, Connor Clark & Lunn Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Perkins Coie Trust invested in 209 shares. Aqr Cap Limited Company, Connecticut-based fund reported 60,562 shares. Hartford Inv Mngmt has invested 0.07% in Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans accumulated 68,400 shares or 0.03% of the stock. King Luther Cap Mngmt has invested 0.17% in Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE). National Insur Tx, Texas-based fund reported 35,460 shares. 4,557 are owned by Virtus Invest Advisers. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 376,458 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. 49,480 are owned by Aperio Grp Inc Ltd Com. Spark Investment Mngmt Lc has 0.25% invested in Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) for 32,700 shares. American Natl Registered Investment Advisor holds 3,925 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE).

Among 36 analysts covering Expedia Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE), 27 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Expedia Inc. had 106 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 28 by Needham. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, September 17 with “Buy”. The stock of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 25 by Wells Fargo. The rating was downgraded by M Partners to “Neutral” on Thursday, December 7. The stock of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 6. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Thursday, November 10. The rating was downgraded by Vetr on Thursday, September 17 to “Buy”. Benchmark maintained Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) rating on Monday, February 13. Benchmark has “Buy” rating and $160 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc increased Ishares Russell 1000 Value Etf (IWD) stake by 2,675 shares to 9,730 valued at $1.15 million in 2017Q3. It also upped United Parcel Service Cl B (NYSE:UPS) stake by 154,098 shares and now owns 315,563 shares. Bb&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 87 investors sold NKE shares while 457 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 358 raised stakes. 985.62 million shares or 0.88% less from 994.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Eaton Vance Mngmt invested in 0.7% or 5.25M shares. Capital Investment Advsr Ltd Company stated it has 0.09% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). 20,618 were accumulated by Ipswich Investment Mngmt. Crestpoint Capital Management Limited Liability Com has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Cornerstone Cap Ltd Company reported 0.1% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Fiduciary Co stated it has 0.36% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Fifth Third National Bank & Trust stated it has 0.39% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Moreover, Rockland Tru has 1.21% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 156,098 shares. Quadrant Mngmt Ltd Com owns 34,212 shares or 0.67% of their US portfolio. First Corp In holds 0.7% or 20,734 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Live Your Vision Ltd has 0.01% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Magnetar Fincl Limited Liability Co holds 16,523 shares. Montag A & Assoc owns 39,064 shares or 0.22% of their US portfolio. Security Bancorp Of So Dak has 2.41% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 40,609 shares. Moreover, Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Corp has 0.12% invested in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE).

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $37.22 million activity. SPRUNK ERIC D sold $6.77 million worth of stock. 10,000 shares valued at $650,000 were sold by Matheson Monique S. on Friday, December 15. Another trade for 125,722 shares valued at $7.94M was sold by Slusher John F. 135,000 shares valued at $8.78M were sold by PARKER MARK G on Friday, December 15. On Wednesday, January 31 the insider EDWARDS TREVOR A sold $6.85M. 16,000 shares were sold by RODGERS JOHNATHAN A, worth $855,206.