Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Trimmed Its Alibaba Group Hldg Spon Adr (BABA) Stake; Salisbury Bancorp (SAL) Sellers Increased By 25% Their Shorts

Salisbury Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:SAL) had an increase of 25% in short interest. SAL’s SI was 1,000 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 25% from 800 shares previously. With 2,000 avg volume, 1 days are for Salisbury Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:SAL)’s short sellers to cover SAL’s short positions. The SI to Salisbury Bancorp Incorporated’s float is 0.04%. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $45.35. About 1,279 shares traded. Salisbury Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAL) has risen 29.93% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.23% the S&P500.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc decreased Alibaba Group Hldg Spon Adr (BABA) stake by 4.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc sold 24,139 shares as Alibaba Group Hldg Spon Adr (BABA)’s stock rose 22.58%. The Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc holds 481,210 shares with $83.11M value, down from 505,349 last quarter. Alibaba Group Hldg Spon Adr now has $480.61 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.55% or $4.91 during the last trading session, reaching $187.31. About 32.23 million shares traded or 54.00% up from the average. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500.

Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Llc increased Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) stake by 2,472 shares to 437,048 valued at $71.48 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Caterpillar Inc Del (NYSE:CAT) stake by 31,650 shares and now owns 306,769 shares. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) was raised too.

Among 38 analysts covering Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), 36 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Alibaba has $250.0 highest and $75 lowest target. $171.46’s average target is -8.46% below currents $187.31 stock price. Alibaba had 167 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Saturday, August 29. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of BABA in report on Thursday, September 29 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, September 20. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, December 8 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 21 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, August 15 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Cantor Fitzgerald. China Renaissance Securities (US) Inc. maintained the shares of BABA in report on Thursday, January 25 with “Buy” rating.