Mark Zuckerberg, COB and CEO of Facebook, Inc. (FB) Just Unloaded Shares; Vident Investment Advisory Has Boosted By $310,907 Its American Elec Pwr (AEP) Position

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Vident Investment Advisory Llc increased American Elec Pwr Inc (AEP) stake by 9.9% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Vident Investment Advisory Llc acquired 4,259 shares as American Elec Pwr Inc (AEP)’s stock declined 7.09%. The Vident Investment Advisory Llc holds 47,281 shares with $3.48M value, up from 43,022 last quarter. American Elec Pwr Inc now has $33.70B valuation. The stock increased 0.25% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $68.45. About 2.55 million shares traded. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 1.09% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 42 investors sold AEP shares while 267 reduced holdings. 96 funds opened positions while 238 raised stakes. 345.12 million shares or 1.09% more from 341.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tompkins accumulated 1,710 shares or 0.03% of the stock. King Luther Mngmt holds 0% or 2,786 shares. Arrowstreet Cap LP has invested 0.02% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Community & accumulated 0.07% or 7,934 shares. Penobscot Inv Management Company Inc reported 5,221 shares. Washington Commercial Bank holds 0.03% or 3,109 shares. Amer Investment Incorporated holds 0.42% or 15,435 shares in its portfolio. Brave Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 0.17% invested in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). The New York-based Gamco Et Al has invested 0% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Stock Yards National Bank & Trust And Tru accumulated 4,325 shares. 7,395 are owned by Indiana Tru And Invest Mgmt. Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt Hldg holds 0.13% or 204,181 shares in its portfolio. Aldebaran Fincl owns 10,355 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. Vanguard Group reported 37.02M shares. Davenport & Communication Limited Co holds 29,442 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Vident Investment Advisory Llc decreased Nvr Inc (NYSE:NVR) stake by 142 shares to 142 valued at $498,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Reinsurance Group Amer Inc (NYSE:RGA) stake by 2,317 shares and now owns 20,387 shares. Amazon Com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) was reduced too.

Among 20 analysts covering American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE:AEP), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 72 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of AEP in report on Monday, January 22 to “Buy” rating. The stock of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Mizuho initiated American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Tuesday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) rating on Friday, July 28. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $75 target. SunTrust maintained the shares of AEP in report on Monday, February 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Jefferies. The stock of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 20 by Jefferies. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 9 by Guggenheim.

Analysts await Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.40 EPS, up 34.62% or $0.36 from last year’s $1.04 per share. FB’s profit will be $4.07B for 27.88 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.20 actual EPS reported by Facebook, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.36% negative EPS growth.

Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Facebook has $265.0 highest and $88 lowest target. $193.21’s average target is 23.77% above currents $156.11 stock price. Facebook had 245 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by Mizuho. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 29 report. On Thursday, February 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Pivotal Research to “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Axiom Capital on Thursday, November 5. J.P. Morgan maintained it with “Buy” rating and $225.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, July 24. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was initiated by Aegis Capital.

Facebook, Inc. provides various products to connect and share through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces worldwide. The company has market cap of $453.50 billion. The Company’s solutions include Facebook Website and mobile application that enables people to connect, share, discover, and communicate each other on mobile devices and personal computers; Instagram, a mobile application that enables people to take photos or videos, customize them with filter effects, and share them with friends and followers in a photo feed or send them directly to friends; Messenger, a messaging application to communicate with people and businesses across platforms and devices; and WhatsApp Messenger, a mobile messaging application. It has a 28.96 P/E ratio. The firm also offers Oculus virtual reality technology and content platform, which allow people to enter an immersive and interactive environment to play games, consume content, and connect with others.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.06, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 57 investors sold Facebook, Inc. shares while 621 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 670 raised stakes. 1.61 billion shares or 1.26% less from 1.63 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Biondo Inv Advsr invested in 4.91% or 110,185 shares. Federated Investors Incorporated Pa, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 871,973 shares. Moreover, Rockefeller Financial Ser has 2.57% invested in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Rampart Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 31,933 shares or 2.17% of all its holdings. Caxton Associate L P has invested 0.2% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Ferguson Wellman Capital holds 0.91% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 150,036 shares. Ohio-based Sequoia Limited Liability Company has invested 0.38% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Gabelli Funds Ltd Co holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) for 290,200 shares. Kings Point Capital Mngmt holds 0.08% or 2,256 shares in its portfolio. Colorado-based Peak Asset Ltd Com has invested 0.33% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Wms Prns Ltd Liability accumulated 5,450 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Aravt Global Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 10.35% or 616,500 shares. Raab Moskowitz Asset Mgmt Ltd Co holds 4,898 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Etrade Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 43,692 shares. Ajo Lp invested in 67,422 shares or 0.05% of the stock.

The COB and CEO of Facebook Inc, Mark Zuckerberg a few days ago cashed-in about $22,978,944 U.S Dollars for 145,000 shares in the Facebook Inc firm at an around $158.5 for share. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he silently sold additional 2,491,405 shares of the company, worth $444,466,799 USD. Being a significant trade, it will very likely not go undiscovered. Mark Zuckerberg at present has ownership of 10%+ of the company’s market cap with ownership of 8.75 million shares.  Mark reported this trade on 02/04/2018. The filing is available for a free review here at the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission website.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 39 insider sales for $1.17 billion activity. Zuckerberg Mark sold $38.84M worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, February 20. 1.25M shares were sold by Koum Jan, worth $221.33 million on Thursday, February 15. 38,042 shares valued at $6.77M were sold by Schroepfer Michael Todd on Tuesday, December 12. The insider Sandberg Sheryl sold $9.75 million. 16,000 shares were sold by Cox Christopher K, worth $2.83M on Thursday, December 7. Stretch Colin also sold $129,738 worth of Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) on Tuesday, October 10. $3.29M worth of stock was sold by FISCHER DAVID B. on Tuesday, February 27.

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $156.11. About 42.54M shares traded or 93.44% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 8.48% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.07% the S&P500.

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