June 14, 2018 – By Cheryll Laflamme
Susquehanna International Group Llp decreased Bb&T Corp (BBT) stake by 97.24% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Susquehanna International Group Llp sold 1.32M shares as Bb&T Corp (BBT)’s stock declined 1.68%. The Susquehanna International Group Llp holds 37,572 shares with $1.96 million value, down from 1.36M last quarter. Bb&T Corp now has $41.01 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.23% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $52.59. About 3.66M shares traded. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has risen 28.68% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.11% the S&P500. Some Historical BBT News: ; 27/03/2018 – BB&T CORP BBT.N : B. RILEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $59 FROM $55; 14/05/2018 – BB&T at Barclays Americas Select Franchise Conference Tomorrow; 27/03/2018 – BB&T CORP BBT.N : WELLS FARGO RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $63 FROM $55; 15/03/2018 – BB&T CORP – CHRISTIAN CORTS HAS BEEN NAMED PRESIDENT FOR ITS TENNESSEE REGION; 19/04/2018 – BB&T CORP QTRLY AVERAGE LOANS AND LEASES HELD FOR INVESTMENT WERE $142.9 BLN, UP $194 MLN; 19/04/2018 – BB&T 1Q Provision for Credit Losses $150M; 24/04/2018 – BB&T announces second-quarter dividends; 19/04/2018 – BB&T CORP – SEES FY 2018 AVERAGE TOTAL LOANS UP 1 PCT TO 3 PCT VS 2017; 29/05/2018 – BB&T Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 06/04/2018 – PRESS RELEASE – REGIONS FINANCIAL AGREES TO SELL INSURANCE BUSINESS TO BB&T INSURANCE HOLDINGS
Seizert Capital Partners Llc increased International Business Machs C (IBM) stake by 27.96% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Seizert Capital Partners Llc acquired 14,089 shares as International Business Machs C (IBM)’s stock declined 9.42%. The Seizert Capital Partners Llc holds 64,470 shares with $9.89M value, up from 50,381 last quarter. International Business Machs C now has $133.70B valuation. The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.705 during the last trading session, reaching $145.645. About 1.69 million shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 6.24% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: ; 21/03/2018 – IBM launches a cheaper platform for start-ups to build blockchain projects; 23/05/2018 – IBM announces new hiring in France as CEOs meet Macron; 21/03/2018 – IBM: Morgan Stanley Cheers Display of Watson Success at ‘Think’ Conference — Barron’s Blog; 23/04/2018 – The Daily Swig: IBM launches open-source toolkit for #AI developer; 24/05/2018 – FRESCHE SOLUTIONS, A PROVIDER OF IBM l APPLICATION MODERNIZATION AND MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, ANNOUNCED IT SECURED $60 MLN OF FINANCING; 08/03/2018 – IBM Targets Long-Term Revenue Growth in Low-Single-Digits; 06/03/2018 – BayCare Hospitals Named Among Nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health; 18/04/2018 – Tech Today: IBM Perplexes, Intel Changes, Chip Equipment Tanks — Barron’s Blog; 16/05/2018 – FINJAN HOLDINGS – PURSUANT TO PATENT ASSIGNMENT DEAL, IBM ALSO ASSIGNED TO UNIT 1 EUROPEAN PENDING PATENT APPLICATION FOR UNDISCLOSED AMOUNT IN CASH; 04/04/2018 – IBM X-Force Report: Fewer Records Breached In 2017 As Cybercriminals Focused On Ransomware And Destructive Attacks
Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 insider sales for $2.69 million activity. $2.01M worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) shares were sold by Clementi Erich. Another trade for 610 shares valued at $99,659 was bought by WADDELL FREDERICK H. Gherson Diane J had sold 5,000 shares worth $780,000 on Monday, February 26.
More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “IBM: Not Worth It” on June 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “IBM: A Long Work-In-Progress” published on June 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Executive Interview Series: IBM” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “IBM: Unimpressive And Overpriced” published on June 05, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “The Business Of Business Software” with publication date: June 14, 2018.
Seizert Capital Partners Llc decreased Church & Dwight Inc Com (NYSE:CHD) stake by 34,190 shares to 853,981 valued at $43.01 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Medifast Inc Com (NYSE:MED) stake by 27,028 shares and now owns 23,567 shares. Aetna Inc New Com (NYSE:AET) was reduced too.
Among 33 analysts covering International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. International Business Machines had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Buy” rating by S&P Research on Wednesday, October 21. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight” on Wednesday, January 17. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, April 19 by Bernstein. Drexel Hamilton maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Tuesday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 27. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of IBM in report on Monday, October 5 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm has “Market Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 19 by JMP Securities.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.08, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 60 investors sold IBM shares while 560 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 501.15 million shares or 0.58% less from 504.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Botty Investors Ltd Liability reported 0.18% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Bonness Enterprises Inc has invested 3.15% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Whitnell & reported 9,583 shares stake. Pioneer Bancorporation N A Or reported 2,153 shares stake. Plante Moran Fin Advsr Limited Liability Co accumulated 5,361 shares or 0.45% of the stock. Wendell David Associates accumulated 0.25% or 8,975 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al has 476,500 shares for 0.88% of their portfolio. Beddow Cap Inc invested 4.96% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Westwood Group Inc Inc owns 1,504 shares. Marco Inv Mngmt Ltd Co invested 0.53% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Mutual Of America Capital Ltd Liability Company holds 0.26% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) or 109,647 shares. Alliancebernstein LP reported 0.21% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Delta Asset Mgmt Lc Tn holds 6,224 shares. Moreover, Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund has 0.71% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Synovus Corp holds 0.2% or 77,496 shares.
Another recent and important BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Auto lenders take on more risk to attract more customers: WSJ” on June 11, 2018.
Among 32 analysts covering BB&T Corp (NYSE:BBT), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. BB&T Corp had 112 analyst reports since July 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by UBS with “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 11. The stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, April 19. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Oppenheimer. Morgan Stanley maintained BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) on Friday, October 20 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 28. Jefferies maintained BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) rating on Friday, September 15. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, April 20 with “Equal-Weight”. As per Monday, December 7, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, November 14 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 15 by Piper Jaffray.
Analysts await BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, up 29.49% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.78 per share. BBT’s profit will be $787.58M for 13.02 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual earnings per share reported by BB&T Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.12% EPS growth.
Susquehanna International Group Llp increased Phillips 66 Partners Lp (Put) (NYSE:PSXP) stake by 52,800 shares to 57,100 valued at $2.73 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Molson Coors Brewing Co (Call) (NYSE:TAP) stake by 43,500 shares and now owns 212,400 shares. Radware Ltd (Put) (NASDAQ:RDWR) was raised too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 36 investors sold BBT shares while 301 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 268 raised stakes. 481.29 million shares or 0.34% more from 479.66 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Wellington Management Gp Ltd Liability Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 6.87 million shares. Cypress Capital Limited Liability invested 1.85% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). 422,986 are held by Calamos Lc. United Asset Strategies Incorporated owns 25,777 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. South State Corporation holds 39,788 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. Salzhauer Michael holds 1.22% or 63,265 shares. United Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 274,681 shares. Willis Counsel holds 341,332 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt holds 0.48% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 99,419 shares. Buckingham Asset Management Ltd reported 15,383 shares. Lpl Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% of its portfolio in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) for 198,123 shares. Miller Howard reported 2.31 million shares. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 307,222 shares. Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 197,532 shares. Keybank Association Oh has invested 0.01% in BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT).
Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $25.26 million activity. The insider Powell Cynthia B sold 8,929 shares worth $486,760. 80,789 shares valued at $4.35M were sold by KING KELLY S on Wednesday, April 25. Shares for $167,146 were sold by Standridge Brantley J. Another trade for 3,646 shares valued at $199,181 was made by LYNN LOUIS B on Monday, January 22. 21,025 shares were sold by QUBEIN NIDO R, worth $1.15 million on Monday, February 5. $2.41 million worth of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) shares were sold by Goodrich Donna C. The insider Bible Daryl N. sold 74,847 shares worth $4.01 million.
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