Farmers Trust Co Has Decreased By $380,538 Its Unum Group (UNM) Position; Newtyn Management Lowered Its Amerco (UHAL) Position

May 18, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Farmers Trust Co decreased Unum Group (UNM) stake by 8.57% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Farmers Trust Co sold 7,047 shares as Unum Group (UNM)’s stock declined 13.36%. The Farmers Trust Co holds 75,162 shares with $4.13 million value, down from 82,209 last quarter. Unum Group now has $8.60B valuation. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $38.86. About 2.64 million shares traded or 41.81% up from the average. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has risen 4.49% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.06% the S&P500.

Newtyn Management Llc decreased Amerco (UHAL) stake by 62.89% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Newtyn Management Llc sold 74,838 shares as Amerco (UHAL)’s stock declined 9.81%. The Newtyn Management Llc holds 44,162 shares with $16.69M value, down from 119,000 last quarter. Amerco now has $6.94B valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $353.96. About 87,997 shares traded or 30.93% up from the average. AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) has declined 10.74% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.29% the S&P500.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.76 million activity. Jerome Christopher J sold $397,325 worth of stock. $244,700 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was sold by Simonds Michael Q. McGarry John F had sold 4,588 shares worth $266,976. Arnold Timothy Gerald sold $55,070 worth of stock. 1,435 shares were sold by Waxenberg Daniel Jason, worth $75,134 on Friday, February 23. The insider IGLESIAS LISA G sold 8,459 shares worth $463,807.

More news for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Unum: Is It Time To Buy This Insurer?” on April 20, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Continues Investigation on Behalf of Unum Group Investors (UNM)” and published on May 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 17 analysts covering Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Unum Group had 46 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital upgraded Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) on Monday, November 6 to “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, October 7. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, July 15 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 28 by Compass Point. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of UNM in report on Thursday, May 3 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust maintained the shares of UNM in report on Thursday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, February 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, April 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) on Monday, July 10 with “Hold” rating.

Analysts await Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.27 EPS, up 20.95% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.05 per share. UNM’s profit will be $280.93M for 7.65 P/E if the $1.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.24 actual EPS reported by Unum Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.42% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 16 investors sold UNM shares while 169 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 133 raised stakes. 197.64 million shares or 1.55% less from 200.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Stratos Wealth has invested 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Hanseatic Svcs Incorporated stated it has 10,281 shares or 0.57% of all its holdings. Guardian Life Insurance Of America stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Atwood & Palmer reported 1.02% stake. Lakeview Capital Ptnrs holds 0.15% or 3,745 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Teacher Retirement Of Texas has 0.09% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 242,565 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 47,161 shares. Pnc Svcs has 313,144 shares. 1,082 are held by Cranbrook Wealth Ltd Liability Corp. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt owns 65,987 shares. 7,686 are owned by Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 421,691 shares. Cleararc Capital, a Ohio-based fund reported 5,708 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance accumulated 6,420 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 7,648 shares stake.

Among 2 analysts covering AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. AMERCO had 2 analyst reports since August 5, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by CL King on Friday, August 5. C.L. King reinitiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 6 report.

More important recent AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “AMERCO Schedules Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year End 2018 Financial Results Release and Investor Webcast” on May 17, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Container Store, OUTFRONT Media, SpartanNash, Amerco, Simpson …”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Ryder System – Good Dividend, Bad Industry” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) was released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Yacktman Asset Management Buys U-Haul Parent in 1st Quarter” with publication date: May 09, 2018.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $76,232 activity. 200 shares valued at $76,232 were sold by Brogan John P. on Monday, December 18.

Analysts await AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) to report earnings on May, 23. They expect $0.66 EPS, up 34.69% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.49 per share. UHAL’s profit will be $12.94 million for 134.08 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.34 actual EPS reported by AMERCO for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -71.79% negative EPS growth.

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