Bridges Investment Management Decreased Apache Com (APA) Stake; HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL (HAUP) Shorts Lowered By 12.28%

Bridges Investment Management Inc decreased Apache Corp Com (APA) stake by 76.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bridges Investment Management Inc sold 18,694 shares as Apache Corp Com (APA)’s stock declined 7.72%. The Bridges Investment Management Inc holds 5,766 shares with $264,000 value, down from 24,460 last quarter. Apache Corp Com now has $16.35B valuation. The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $42.91. About 2.53M shares traded. Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has declined 10.21% since December 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.91% the S&P500.

HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL (OTCMKTS:HAUP) had a decrease of 12.28% in short interest. HAUP’s SI was 5,000 shares in December as released by FINRA. Its down 12.28% from 5,700 shares previously. With 2,000 avg volume, 3 days are for HAUPPAUGE DIGITAL (OTCMKTS:HAUP)’s short sellers to cover HAUP’s short positions. The stock decreased 16.67% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $0.05. About shares traded. Hauppauge Digital Inc. (OTCMKTS:HAUP) has 0.00% since December 26, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Bridges Investment Management Inc increased General Elec Co Com (NYSE:GE) stake by 98,711 shares to 242,342 valued at $5.86M in 2017Q3. It also upped Union Pacific Corp Com (NYSE:UNP) stake by 128,579 shares and now owns 276,437 shares. Ishares S&P Small Cap 600 Valu (IJS) was raised too.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $120,064 activity. LOWE JOHN E had bought 3,000 shares worth $120,064.

Among 27 analysts covering Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA), 5 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Apache Corporation has $72 highest and $26 lowest target. $50.89’s average target is 18.60% above currents $42.91 stock price. Apache Corporation had 91 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 14 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Bernstein given on Thursday, March 10. The stock of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 29 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Jefferies. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, August 15. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 12. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 7 by Credit Suisse. As per Tuesday, December 15, the company rating was downgraded by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 20 with “Underweight”.

Analysts await Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.12 EPS, up 300.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $-0.06 per share. APA’s profit will be $45.71 million for 89.40 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual EPS reported by Apache Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 200.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.31, from 0.74 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 60 investors sold APA shares while 202 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 209 raised stakes. 348.95 million shares or 1.76% more from 342.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dodge And Cox holds 29.94 million shares. Paloma Prtnrs Management, Connecticut-based fund reported 33,313 shares. Calamos Ltd Liability Company has 0.02% invested in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) for 51,738 shares. Clearbridge Invests Limited Com holds 0.07% or 1.57 million shares in its portfolio. Invesco Limited holds 14.26 million shares. Artisan Ltd Partnership reported 0.3% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA). Asset Mngmt One invested in 0.06% or 589,823 shares. First Fincl In holds 378 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 634,489 were accumulated by Ameriprise. Ims Cap Mgmt owns 15,613 shares for 0.46% of their portfolio. River Mercantile Asset Mngmt Llp reported 0.86% stake. American Ins Com Tx accumulated 59,090 shares or 0.14% of the stock. 342,002 were reported by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. Crawford Counsel invested in 5,056 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 161,775 are held by 1832 Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership.

Hauppauge Digital Inc. designs, develops, makes, and markets various consumer electronic hardware and software products that link TV and other video delivery technologies to personal computers and mobile devices. The company has market cap of $506,100. The firm offers TV receivers and tuners, including Broadway that connects to a TV signal and then transmits that TV signal through a Wi-Fi network or the Internet; digital TV receivers and hybrid analog/digital TV receivers, which enable a PC user to watch digital television in a resizable window on a PC or laptop screen; PCTV systems TV tuner products that allow users to view television programming on their computers; and analog TV tuners. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides video recorder products, such as USB-Live2, a standard definition video recorder used to record video tapes and other types of video into a PC; HD PVR 2, a kit for gamers to record high definition videos; HD PVR, a high-definition video recorder for making compressed video recordings, as well as to record old home video tapes into an AVCHD format; and Colossus to record high definition video from a cable TV or satellite set top box.