Regent Investment Management Boosted By $1.89 Million Its Amazon Com (AMZN) Position; Quest Diagnostics (DGX) Has 0.98 Sentiment

Regent Investment Management Llc increased Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) stake by 75.43% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Regent Investment Management Llc acquired 1,968 shares as Amazon Com Inc (AMZN)’s stock rose 13.58%. The Regent Investment Management Llc holds 4,577 shares with $4.40M value, up from 2,609 last quarter. Amazon Com Inc now has $639.59B valuation. The stock increased 2.53% or $32.73 during the last trading session, reaching $1327.31. About 4.14 million shares traded or 10.08% up from the average., Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated provides diagnostic testing information and services in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $14.12 billion. The companyÂ’s Diagnostic Information Services business segment develops and delivers diagnostic testing information and services, such as routine testing, gene and esoteric testing, and drugs-of-abuse testing, as well as anatomic pathology services, and related services and insights. It has a 21.71 P/E ratio. This segment offers diagnostic information services primarily under the Quest Diagnostics brand, as well as under the AmeriPath, Dermpath Diagnostics, Focus Diagnostics, Athena Diagnostics, ExamOne, Quanum, and Care360 brands to patients, clinicians, hospitals, integrated delivery networks, health plans, employers, and accountable care organizations through a network of laboratories, patient service centers, and phlebotomists in physician offices.

Among 50 analysts covering (NASDAQ:AMZN), 47 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. has $1600.0 highest and $105 lowest target. $1147.01’s average target is -13.58% below currents $1327.31 stock price. had 248 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 19 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, June 16. The stock of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Thursday, December 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 28. Jefferies maintained the shares of AMZN in report on Friday, June 16 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Thursday, January 18. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 29 report. The stock of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was reinitiated on Wednesday, September 28 by Nomura. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 73 investors sold AMZN shares while 549 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. 279.77 million shares or 1.91% less from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Capwealth Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 10,599 shares or 1.96% of its portfolio. Brave Asset Mngmt holds 1.7% or 3,370 shares in its portfolio. Amp Cap Invsts has invested 1.07% in, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Pinnacle Wealth Mngmt Advisory Grp Inc Limited Co accumulated 0.2% or 349 shares. Horan Advisors Limited Company holds 403 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md owns 17.28M shares. Raab Moskowitz Asset Mngmt Llc holds 0.8% or 1,507 shares in its portfolio. 1.24M are owned by Sg Americas Securities Lc. Cetera Lc accumulated 8,079 shares or 0.47% of the stock. Beck Management Limited Liability Co owns 6,600 shares. Aqr reported 432,563 shares. Navellier And Assoc Incorporated reported 4,858 shares or 0.91% of all its holdings. Baldwin Brothers Ma accumulated 25,256 shares. 2,274 are owned by Kessler Investment Group Inc Ltd Liability Corp. Putnam Investments Limited Co has invested 1.46% in, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $16.47 million activity. $1.96M worth of stock was sold by Jassy Andrew R on Tuesday, August 15. Another trade for 2,800 shares valued at $2.67M was sold by WILKE JEFFREY A. $2.05 million worth of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) was sold by Blackburn Jeffrey M. $536,666 worth of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were sold by Reynolds Shelley. Olsavsky Brian T also sold $2.31M worth of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) on Tuesday, August 15. 2,334 shares were sold by Zapolsky David, worth $2.30M on Tuesday, August 15.

Analysts await Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $1.39 EPS, up 6.11% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.31 per share. DGX’s profit will be $189.45 million for 18.63 P/E if the $1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.39 actual EPS reported by Quest Diagnostics Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $17.85 million activity.

The stock increased 0.49% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $103.57. About 589,546 shares traded. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (DGX) has risen 39.04% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.34% the S&P500.

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