Agf Investments Raised Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) Position By $379,287; China Biologic Products (CBPO)’s Sentiment Is 0.65

November 15, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

About shares traded. China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (CBPO) has declined 1.48% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.18% the S&P500.

Agf Investments Inc increased Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) stake by 2.24% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Agf Investments Inc acquired 5,661 shares as Lincoln National Corp. (LNC)’s stock declined 8.83%. The Agf Investments Inc holds 258,767 shares with $17.49 million value, up from 253,106 last quarter. Lincoln National Corp. now has $15.89 billion valuation. The stock declined 1.13% or $0.83 reaching $72.63 on the news. About 5,424 shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 47.27% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.57% the S&P500.

Indus Capital Partners Llc holds 3.45% of its portfolio in China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. for 278,407 shares. Ativo Capital Management Llc owns 67,922 shares or 2.1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Thomas White International Ltd has 2.03% invested in the company for 104,066 shares. The New York-based Rudman Errol M has invested 1.89% in the stock. Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd., a Hong Kong-based fund reported 753,624 shares.

Analysts await China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBPO) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, up 56.34% or $0.40 from last year’s $0.71 per share. CBPO’s profit will be $31.04M for 19.25 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.8 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 43 investors sold LNC shares while 218 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 168 raised stakes. 172.72 million shares or 1.79% less from 175.88 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Glg Limited Liability, a New York-based fund reported 12,408 shares. Convergence Prtn Limited Co stated it has 28,218 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0.07% or 100,576 shares. James Investment Research Incorporated holds 24,160 shares. New Jersey Better Educational Savings Tru owns 10,000 shares. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership reported 98,500 shares. Moreover, Yorktown & Research Com has 0.43% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Ameriprise Finance holds 1.47 million shares. Patten Grp accumulated 0.03% or 1,000 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj holds 540 shares. Institute For Wealth Management Lc has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). The Illinois-based Barbara Oil Co has invested 0.49% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Pictet Asset Mngmt Limited stated it has 125,240 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Jarislowsky Fraser stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Cwm Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC).

Among 14 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Lincoln National had 45 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, September 29 to “Overweight”. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, June 29. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 18 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Macquarie Research. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of LNC in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Strong Buy” rating in Friday, January 22 report. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, October 7. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, October 5.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $906,982 activity. 13,946 shares were sold by TIDWELL ISAIAH, worth $906,982.

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