Citizens & Northern (CZNC) Forms $23.29 Double Top; Virtus Investment Advisers Trimmed Amphenol New (APH) Position

Virtus Investment Advisers Inc decreased Amphenol Corp New (APH) stake by 9.11% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Virtus Investment Advisers Inc sold 5,880 shares as Amphenol Corp New (APH)’s stock rose 4.95%. The Virtus Investment Advisers Inc holds 58,640 shares with $4.96M value, down from 64,520 last quarter. Amphenol Corp New now has $28.11 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.59% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $92.02. About 136,120 shares traded. Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) has risen 31.78% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.08% the S&P500.

Citizens & Northern Corporation (CZNC) formed double top with $25.39 target or 9.00% above today’s $23.29 share price. Citizens & Northern Corporation (CZNC) has $285.23 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $23.29. About 793 shares traded. Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC) has risen 11.90% since March 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.80% the S&P500.

Analysts await Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.80 EPS, up 12.68% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.71 per share. APH’s profit will be $244.39M for 28.76 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.86 actual EPS reported by Amphenol Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.98% negative EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Amphenol (NYSE:APH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Amphenol had 46 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) on Thursday, October 26 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, December 13. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Top Pick” rating in Wednesday, November 30 report. The firm earned “Top Pick” rating on Thursday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Top Pick” rating given on Thursday, October 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. Bank of America upgraded Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) on Friday, September 29 to “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 32 investors sold APH shares while 193 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 162 raised stakes. 292.31 million shares or 0.47% less from 293.69 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Atria Investments Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 14,679 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru reported 695,820 shares. Franklin owns 1.03M shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.06% or 38,569 shares. Macguire Cheswick Tuttle Investment Counsel Ltd Com has invested 3.22% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Huntington National Bank & Trust owns 59,733 shares. Principal Fincl Group has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Citigroup has 98,018 shares. Lincoln Capital Llc, Nebraska-based fund reported 6,000 shares. Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd Company reported 1.03% stake. Nippon Life Investors Americas holds 1.34% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) or 185,910 shares. Barrett Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH). Moreover, London Communications Of Virginia has 0.28% invested in Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) for 462,760 shares. Frontier Cap Mgmt Commerce Ltd Llc reported 757,011 shares or 0.46% of all its holdings.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $27.46 million activity. 220,000 shares were sold by NORWITT RICHARD ADAM, worth $18.94M on Monday, October 30. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $920,699 was sold by D’AMICO LANCE E. 88,000 shares valued at $7.60 million were sold by Gavelle Jean-Luc on Friday, October 27.

Virtus Investment Advisers Inc increased Powershares Db Cmdty Idx Tra (DBC) stake by 136,449 shares to 586,557 valued at $9.03 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Ameriprise Finl Inc (NYSE:AMP) stake by 5,763 shares and now owns 8,043 shares. Align Technology Inc (NASDAQ:ALGN) was raised too.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 6 insider buys, and 0 sales for $27,810 activity. $6,216 worth of Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC) was bought by FISHER JAN E. 96 shares were bought by LAMBERT LEO F, worth $2,193 on Friday, February 9. Pellegrino Frank G had bought 44 shares worth $987 on Friday, March 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 1.72 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 3 investors sold Citizens & Northern Corporation shares while 15 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 3.52 million shares or 2.14% more from 3.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northern Tru Corporation reported 0% in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC). Teton Advisors holds 0.04% or 18,200 shares in its portfolio. Raymond James Fin Advsr has invested 0% of its portfolio in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC). Parkside National Bank & Trust And Tru holds 1,000 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited Company invested in 36,288 shares or 0% of the stock. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability holds 0% in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC) or 154,029 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Liability Co, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 624 shares. Blackrock owns 0% invested in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC) for 883,418 shares. Maple, a Vermont-based fund reported 13,875 shares. First Trust Advsr L P holds 25,142 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sei Invests Co invested in 0% or 56 shares. Minerva Advisors Limited Liability Com has 0.56% invested in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC) for 42,900 shares. Ameritas Partners Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC). Park Circle has invested 0.28% of its portfolio in Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ:CZNC). Connors Investor Services reported 12,500 shares.