Autozone (AZO) Stock Value Rose While Birinyi Associates Has Increased by $329,700 Its Stake; Hershey Co (HSY) Holder Lipe & Dalton Lowered Its Holding

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Birinyi Associates Inc increased its stake in Autozone Inc (AZO) by 28.57% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Birinyi Associates Inc bought 300 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.68% . The institutional investor held 1,350 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $1.48 million, up from 1,050 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Birinyi Associates Inc who had been investing in Autozone Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $27.71B market cap company. The stock increased 0.93% or $10.7 during the last trading session, reaching $1163. About 149,905 shares traded. AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) has risen 60.79% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.79% the S&P500. Some Historical AZO News: 28/03/2018 – AutoZone Inc. CDS Tightens 8 Bps, Most in 4 Years; 26/04/2018 – AutoZone to Release Third Quarter Earnings May 22, 2018; 15/05/2018 – AutoZone Names Gale King and Jill Soltau to Board; 30/04/2018 – Fidelity Value Adds Under Armour, Exits AutoZone; 22/05/2018 – AutoZone 3Q-End Inventory Rose 3.7%; 20/03/2018 – AutoZone Authorizes Additional Stk Repurchase; 22/05/2018 – AutoZone Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 15/05/2018 – Alyeska Adds Philip Morris, Exits GE, Cuts AutoZone: 13F; 22/05/2018 – AUTOZONE INC – QTR-END INVENTORY INCREASED 3.7% OVER SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR; 22/05/2018 – AutoZone 3Q EPS $13.42

Lipe & Dalton decreased its stake in Hershey Co (HSY) by 12.88% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lipe & Dalton sold 6,069 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.45% . The institutional investor held 41,068 shares of the specialty foods company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $5.50 million, down from 47,137 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lipe & Dalton who had been investing in Hershey Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.23B market cap company. The stock increased 0.72% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $149.88. About 385,283 shares traded. The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) has risen 55.15% since December 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.15% the S&P500. Some Historical HSY News: 26/04/2018 – Hershey Reports Earnings And Sales That Beat Expectations — MarketWatch; 26/04/2018 – HERSHEY CO HSY.N – GIVEN THE 15-DAY SHORTER EASTER SEASON, EASTER CATEGORY RETAIL SALES DECLINED ABOUT 8 PCT VERSUS LAST YEAR; 03/04/2018 – Hershey Announces Cocoa For Good, the Company’s Half-Billion Dollar Sustainable Cocoa Strategy; 03/05/2018 – S&PGR Rates Hershey Co’s Proposed Sr Unsecured Notes; 03/05/2018 – Moody’s Assigns A1 To Hershey’s New Notes; Stable Outlook; 19/03/2018 – Sky News: US chocolate giant Hershey turns sour on taste of Tyrrells; 03/05/2018 – HERSHEY CO. REPORTS PRICING OF $350,000,000 2.900% NOTES DUE; 20/03/2018 – Café Valley Bakery Introduces New Chocolate Cheesecake Brownie Bites Made with Hershey’s Chocolate; 17/05/2018 – HSY BOOSTING PRODUCTION FOR HERSHEY’S, REESE’S & KIT KAT BRANDS; 03/04/2018 – Hershey to Invest $500M in Sustainable Cocoa Strategy by 2030

More notable recent AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “3 Reasons I Am Considering Buying AutoZone – Seeking Alpha” on December 02, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Can We Make Of AutoZone, Inc.’s (NYSE:AZO) High Return On Capital? – Yahoo Finance” published on August 27, 2019, Fool.com published: “3 Recession-Ready Stocks to Buy Right Now – Motley Fool” on November 14, 2019. More interesting news about AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “South Africa regulator tells Vodacom, MTN to lower data prices – Nasdaq” published on December 02, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Do AutoZone’s (NYSE:AZO) Earnings Warrant Your Attention? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: November 26, 2019.

Birinyi Associates Inc, which manages about $250.74M and $238.17M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc/The (NYSE:GS) by 5,000 shares to 16,443 shares, valued at $3.36M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKB) by 3,250 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 14,794 shares, and cut its stake in Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.10, from 1.07 in 2019Q1. It dropped, as 30 investors sold AZO shares while 203 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 22.18 million shares or 2.62% less from 22.77 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Psagot House Ltd has 2,759 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has invested 0.2% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Tennessee-based Ftb Advisors has invested 0.02% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). New South Capital Mngmt invested in 5.58% or 171,338 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Llc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Voya Invest Mngmt Lc, Georgia-based fund reported 90,702 shares. Stratos Wealth Limited owns 0.14% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 3,013 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 0% or 2,826 shares in its portfolio. Etrade Limited, New York-based fund reported 2,644 shares. 2,230 were reported by Advisory Services Net Ltd Liability. Cetera Advisors has invested 0.01% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO). Parametric Portfolio Assoc Lc holds 0.1% or 115,181 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Robeco Institutional Asset Bv has 0.73% invested in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) for 188,879 shares. Marathon Asset Mngmt Llp has 50,046 shares for 0.71% of their portfolio. Northwest Invest Counselors Limited Liability Corp holds 0.94% in AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) or 2,306 shares.

Since July 30, 2019, it had 0 buys, and 8 sales for $7.85 million activity. Shares for $918,270 were sold by HERSHEY TRUST CO.

More notable recent The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “What To Do With The Hershey Company At All-Time Highs? – Seeking Alpha” on May 14, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Here’s Why I Think Hershey (NYSE:HSY) Is An Interesting Stock – Yahoo Finance” published on September 24, 2019, Finance.Yahoo.com published: “Are Insiders Selling The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) Stock? – Yahoo Finance” on October 26, 2019. More interesting news about The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Hershey Announces Expansion of Snack Bar Portfolio – GlobeNewswire” published on August 27, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Hershey: A 10-Year, Full-Cycle Analysis – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 11, 2019.

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