Salem Capital Management Cut By $4.99 Million Its General Electric (GE) Position; Athene Holding LTD. Class Ahares (ATH) SI Decreased By 7.75%

Salem Capital Management Inc decreased General Electric (GE) stake by 92.57% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Salem Capital Management Inc sold 207,765 shares as General Electric (GE)’s stock declined 7.64%. The Salem Capital Management Inc holds 16,678 shares with $403,000 value, down from 224,443 last quarter. General Electric now has $125.20B valuation. The stock increased 2.12% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $14.42. About 87.45M shares traded. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since March 6, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500.

Athene Holding LTD. Class Ahares (NYSE:ATH) had a decrease of 7.75% in short interest. ATH’s SI was 2.62 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 7.75% from 2.84M shares previously. With 1.55M avg volume, 2 days are for Athene Holding LTD. Class Ahares (NYSE:ATH)’s short sellers to cover ATH’s short positions. The SI to Athene Holding LTD. Class Ahares’s float is 2.12%. The stock increased 1.25% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $48.46. About 1.53M shares traded or 9.19% up from the average. Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) has 0.00% since March 6, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) to report earnings on April, 20. They expect $0.12 EPS, down 42.86% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.21 per share. GE’s profit will be $1.04 billion for 30.04 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.56% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 112 investors sold GE shares while 818 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 525 raised stakes. 4.70 billion shares or 1.82% more from 4.61 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sand Hill Advsrs Limited Liability owns 32,094 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Redmond Asset Limited Liability Company reported 93,203 shares. Ohio-based Park Oh has invested 1.25% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Jefferies Group Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.05% or 301,440 shares. Genesee Valley Tru Comm has 31,496 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Roof Eidam And Maycock Adv reported 0.45% stake. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.24% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 10.89M shares. Cim Mangement has invested 0.63% in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited reported 4.81 million shares. Community Grp Inc Ltd Liability Com holds 273,708 shares or 2.71% of its portfolio. Moller Finance Services has 30,352 shares. Moreover, Fort Washington Advisors Oh has 1.93% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 5.17 million shares. 1.92 million were reported by Gofen Glossberg Limited Liability Corporation Il. Tt stated it has 308,924 shares or 1.25% of all its holdings. Cobblestone Capital Advisors Limited Com Ny has 1.24% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Since January 26, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $43,446 activity. $43,446 worth of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) was bought by DIMITRIEF ALEXANDER on Friday, January 26.

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. General Electric Company had 92 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research on Thursday, June 29. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Monday, September 11 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 21 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co initiated General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Tuesday, June 7 with “Market Perform” rating. Oppenheimer maintained General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Monday, June 12 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. William Blair upgraded General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) on Tuesday, October 13 to “Outperform” rating. S&P Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $34 target in Tuesday, October 20 report. TheStreet downgraded the shares of GE in report on Wednesday, August 26 to “Buy” rating.

Among 8 analysts covering Athene Holding (NYSE:ATH), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Athene Holding had 9 analyst reports since January 4, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, January 27. The stock of Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, April 4 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, January 6. UBS initiated Athene Holding Ltd. (NYSE:ATH) on Wednesday, January 4 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, April 3. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, March 17 with “Outperform”. The rating was initiated by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 20 with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Monday, June 19.

Athene Holding Ltd., a retirement services company, issues, reinsures, and acquires retirement savings products designed for individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Germany. The company has market cap of $9.69 billion. It offers fixed deferred, immediate, and payout annuities; funding agreements to institutional investors; and life insurance and unit-linked products. It has a 6.64 P/E ratio.