Tocqueville Asset Management LP Decreased Its East West Bancorp (EWBC) Position; South State Has Upped By $605,120 Its Key (KEY) Holding

April 19, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Tocqueville Asset Management Lp decreased East West Bancorp Inc. (EWBC) stake by 13.21% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Tocqueville Asset Management Lp sold 14,000 shares as East West Bancorp Inc. (EWBC)’s stock declined 1.67%. The Tocqueville Asset Management Lp holds 92,000 shares with $5.60M value, down from 106,000 last quarter. East West Bancorp Inc. now has $9.34B valuation. The stock increased 5.16% or $3.17 during the last trading session, reaching $64.58. About 675,544 shares traded. East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) has risen 21.17% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.62% the S&P500.

South State Corp increased Key Corp (KEY) stake by 214.55% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. South State Corp acquired 30,256 shares as Key Corp (KEY)’s stock declined 5.72%. The South State Corp holds 44,358 shares with $895,000 value, up from 14,102 last quarter. Key Corp now has $20.53B valuation. The stock increased 3.39% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $19.51. About 7.23M shares traded. KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has risen 12.17% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.62% the S&P500.

South State Corp decreased Ishares Russell 1000 Growth Et (IWF) stake by 5,373 shares to 11,379 valued at $1.53 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Vanguard Ftse Europe Etf (VGK) stake by 5,585 shares and now owns 8,890 shares. Ishares Msci Eafe Etf (EFA) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 49 investors sold KEY shares while 207 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 836.01 million shares or 0.66% less from 841.58 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Veritable Ltd Partnership invested 0.01% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Australia-based Amp Capital Investors has invested 0.05% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Deutsche Financial Bank Ag invested in 0.07% or 5.23M shares. Global X Mgmt Ltd, a New York-based fund reported 54,831 shares. Willingdon Wealth reported 72,153 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 52,084 shares. 10,534 are held by Alphaone Inv Services Ltd Liability Co. 80,715 were accumulated by Fifth Third Fincl Bank. Tcw Incorporated reported 274,972 shares. 5,279 were accumulated by Manchester Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 652,305 shares stake. Third Avenue invested in 0.82% or 851,702 shares. 11,127 are owned by Cibc Mkts. M&T Bank Corp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Virtus Advisers Incorporated reported 0.11% of its portfolio in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY).

Since October 24, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 5 selling transactions for $2.86 million activity. $527,750 worth of stock was sold by DeAngelis Robert A on Wednesday, February 21. 2,758 shares valued at $51,122 were sold by Harris Paul N on Tuesday, October 24. Buffie Craig A also sold $250,639 worth of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) on Monday, January 22. Paine Andrew J III also sold $869,610 worth of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) shares. 458 shares were bought by Midkiff Mark W, worth $9,998 on Monday, January 29. $1.18M worth of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) shares were sold by Gorman Christopher M..

Among 34 analysts covering Keycorp (NYSE:KEY), 21 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Keycorp had 109 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, November 2. Nomura maintained the shares of KEY in report on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Wood. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $2100 target in Thursday, July 27 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, October 7 by Wedbush. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy” on Thursday, January 25. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, January 18. The stock of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Thursday, August 20.

Tocqueville Asset Management Lp increased Osisko Mining Inc. stake by 1.20M shares to 11.37M valued at $30.55 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE) stake by 616,200 shares and now owns 773,925 shares. Bank Amer Corp (NYSE:BAC) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 21 investors sold EWBC shares while 122 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 116 raised stakes. 124.03 million shares or 0.27% less from 124.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Whittier Of Nevada Inc owns 19,314 shares. Moreover, Bank Of Mellon has 0.04% invested in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Artemis Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.13% or 125,819 shares. Engineers Gate Manager LP accumulated 0.08% or 20,182 shares. Stratos Wealth Limited has invested 0% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Amalgamated Natl Bank holds 29,125 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Numeric Ltd Liability accumulated 6,400 shares. Tower Research Capital Llc (Trc) reported 406 shares. British Columbia Investment Mgmt reported 84,484 shares. Capital Rech Global stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). 39,260 were accumulated by M&T Bancorporation Corporation. Boston Ptnrs has 6.83 million shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc reported 8,943 shares. Legal And General Gp Public Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) or 263,230 shares. Fjarde Ap reported 48,692 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings.

Among 15 analysts covering East West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. East West Bancorp Inc. had 51 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, February 24. The stock of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, March 29. Barclays Capital maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Friday, October 20 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 7 by BMO Capital Markets. SunTrust maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, September 21 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Sandler O’Neill. Wood downgraded the shares of EWBC in report on Thursday, April 28 to “Market Perform” rating.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $1.56 million activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $137,000 was made by LIU JACK C on Monday, January 29. The insider LI HERMAN Y sold 10,000 shares worth $610,000. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $133,378 was sold by Chan Iris S. KRAUSE DOUGLAS PAUL sold $306,286 worth of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Tuesday, December 19. 5,000 shares valued at $341,432 were sold by Oh Irene H on Wednesday, March 7. 461 shares were sold by CAMPBELL MOLLY, worth $30,016.

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