British Columbia Investment Management Trimmed Hartford Finl Svcs Group (HIG) Holding By $6.32 Million; Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSII) Had 5 Bullish Analysts

December 7, 2017 - By Vivian Park

British Columbia Investment Management Corp decreased Hartford Finl Svcs Group Inc (HIG) stake by 36.46% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. British Columbia Investment Management Corp sold 121,532 shares as Hartford Finl Svcs Group Inc (HIG)’s stock rose 0.12%. The British Columbia Investment Management Corp holds 211,761 shares with $11.13M value, down from 333,293 last quarter. Hartford Finl Svcs Group Inc now has $19.59 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $54.92. About 3.54 million shares traded or 76.62% up from the average. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has risen 9.92% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.78% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Cardiovascular Systems had 22 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) on Thursday, August 4 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Needham given on Thursday, August 6. The stock of Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Needham. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, August 30 with “Buy”. Needham maintained Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) on Thursday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Lake Street given on Monday, January 30. The stock of Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, January 22 by Needham. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Friday, August 21. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, June 21 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 29 by Needham. See Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) latest ratings:

21/09/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Hold Initiate
30/08/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0 Maintain
03/08/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy Maintain
14/07/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0000 Maintain
21/06/2017 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underperform Downgrade

Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., a medical technology company, develops, makes, and markets devices to treat vascular diseases in the United States. The company has market cap of $816.53 million. The firm offers peripheral arterial disease products, including Diamondback 360 Peripheral Orbital Atherectomy System , Diamondback 360 60cm Peripheral OAS, Diamondback 360 4 French 1.25 Peripheral OAS, Diamondback 360 1.50 Peripheral OAS, Diamondback 360 2.00 Peripheral OAS, and Stealth 360 Peripheral OAS, which are catheter platforms for treating a range of plaque types in leg arteries above and below the knee, including calcified plaque, as well as address various limitations associated with surgical, catheter, and pharmacological treatment alternatives. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides Diamondback 360 Coronary OAS, an atherectomy device for the treatment of calcified coronary arteries.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.77, from 1.74 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 22 investors sold Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 24.09 million shares or 0.02% less from 24.09 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Creative Planning holds 0% in Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) or 1,209 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al stated it has 21,517 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Paloma Prtn has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII). Tci Wealth Advsr Incorporated has invested 0% in Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII). Wellington Gp Limited Liability Partnership holds 1.83 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Acadian Asset Ltd has 26,723 shares. Grp Inc Inc invested in 0% or 19,810 shares. California Employees Retirement owns 31,900 shares. Menta Cap Limited holds 0.43% or 112,852 shares. Ameriprise Fincl Inc holds 88,864 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 5,135 shares in its portfolio. First Mercantile Trust invested in 7,784 shares. Cortina Asset Mgmt Lc reported 1.13% in Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII). Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al owns 41,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny invested in 0% or 22,178 shares.

The stock increased 0.67% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $23.93. About 117,409 shares traded. Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSII) has risen 113.78% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 97.08% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.75 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.19, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 52 investors sold HIG shares while 211 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. 316.59 million shares or 2.66% less from 325.25 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. New Vernon Investment Ltd Com has 7.97% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 120,345 shares. Baystate Wealth Management Limited Liability holds 0% or 10 shares in its portfolio. Dreman Value L L C owns 1.16% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 42,205 shares. Rnc Cap Ltd Company reported 42,489 shares. 5,346 are owned by Welch Forbes Limited Liability Company. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has invested 0.01% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Macquarie Gp Ltd invested 0% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). North Point Port Managers Oh has 2.58% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 280,963 shares. Westwood Group Incorporated holds 0.59% or 1.38 million shares. Proshare Advsrs Limited Co reported 103,215 shares. Parkside Bank & Trust And Trust owns 159 shares. Wellington Mngmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership reported 9.01 million shares. Valley National Advisers Inc stated it has 0% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Rafferty Asset Mgmt Lc reported 0.08% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Thomas White Intll Limited has 0.23% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 24,863 shares.

British Columbia Investment Management Corp increased Grace W R & Co Del New (NYSE:GRA) stake by 6,705 shares to 18,208 valued at $1.31 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC) stake by 27,794 shares and now owns 321,095 shares. Disney Walt Co (NYSE:DIS) was raised too.

Analysts await The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.02 EPS, down 5.56% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.08 per share. HIG’s profit will be $363.85M for 13.46 P/E if the $1.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual EPS reported by The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 70.00% EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Hartford Financial had 44 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, August 10 to “Neutral”. The stock of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Atlantic Securities. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) rating on Monday, June 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $5800 target. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wood on Friday, April 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Wednesday, November 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 4 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) rating on Friday, July 28. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $6100 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by Nomura. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of HIG in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating.

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