Tjx Companies (TJX) Shareholder Cumberland Partners LTD Has Trimmed Its Stake by $8.96 Million as Shares Declined; Regentatlantic Capital Lowered Its Stake in Hartford Finl Svcs Group (HIG) as Share Price Rose

January 15, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Regentatlantic Capital Llc decreased its stake in Hartford Finl Svcs Group Inc (HIG) by 9.87% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Regentatlantic Capital Llc sold 7,079 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.12% with the market. The institutional investor held 64,622 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.58M, down from 71,701 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Regentatlantic Capital Llc who had been investing in Hartford Finl Svcs Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $19.72B market cap company. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $55.29. About 2.57 million shares traded or 24.09% up from the average. The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has risen 9.92% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.78% the S&P500.

Andrew Wallach decreased its stake in Tjx Companies Inc (TJX) by 87.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cumberland Partners Ltd sold 122,725 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.78% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Andrew Wallach held 16,950 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.25 million, down from 139,675 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cumberland Partners Ltd who had been investing in Tjx Companies Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $49.50 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.82% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $78.28. About 3.91M shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) has declined 2.02% since January 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold HIG shares while 210 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 310.47 million shares or 1.93% less from 316.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gamco Invsts Et Al owns 161,500 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Transamerica Financial Advisors holds 11,489 shares. Moreover, Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) has 0.25% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) for 46,299 shares. Sii Investments Inc Wi owns 34,936 shares. Alpine Woods Capital Investors Ltd Liability Corp has 0.06% invested in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). Moneta Grp Inc Advisors Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.15% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). First Republic Investment Management Incorporated invested in 25,834 shares. Cohen And Steers Inc invested in 236,665 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Arrowstreet Lp reported 2.57M shares. Marathon Asset Management Ltd Liability Partnership, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 931,898 shares. Thomas White, a Illinois-based fund reported 24,863 shares. Ghp Investment Advsrs reported 52,039 shares stake. Nomura Hldg Incorporated has invested 0.02% in The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG). California Public Employees Retirement System holds 1.17M shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association invested in 0.02% or 116,960 shares.

Among 18 analysts covering Hartford Financial (NYSE:HIG), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Hartford Financial had 47 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. Zacks upgraded The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) on Thursday, August 20 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. M Partners maintained The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) on Tuesday, July 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, July 11 by FBR Capital. The stock of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 29 by M Partners. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Hold” on Wednesday, December 20. FBR Capital maintained The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) on Monday, February 13 with “Mkt Perform” rating.

Regentatlantic Capital Llc, which manages about $2.94B and $1.16 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Exelon Corp (NYSE:EXC) by 37,005 shares to 255,263 shares, valued at $9.62 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ca Inc (NASDAQ:CA) by 10,602 shares in the quarter, for a total of 331,136 shares, and has risen its stake in Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC).

Analysts await The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:HIG) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.89 EPS, down 17.59% or $0.19 from last year’s $1.08 per share. HIG’s profit will be $317.48M for 15.53 P/E if the $0.89 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 48.33% EPS growth.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $1.45 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 59 investors sold TJX shares while 374 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 328 raised stakes. 550.02 million shares or 0.12% less from 550.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manchester Cap Limited Liability Co, a Vermont-based fund reported 5,626 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0.06% or 51,746 shares. 832,110 were accumulated by Montag And Caldwell Ltd Liability. Parkside Savings Bank Trust invested 0.06% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Farmers holds 0.07% of its portfolio in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) for 2,939 shares. Btim Corp holds 0.08% or 69,093 shares in its portfolio. Verition Fund Limited Liability holds 0.07% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) or 10,988 shares. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag invested in 0.2% or 3.89M shares. Comml Bank Of America De holds 0.12% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) or 10.67M shares. 10,759 are owned by Ledyard National Bank. Coastline holds 10,875 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Hoertkorn Richard Charles holds 536 shares. 1St Source Bank & Trust has invested 0.15% in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). Eulav Asset Management has 1.61% invested in The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX). 8.29 million are held by Ameriprise Finance.

Analysts await The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $1.26 earnings per share, up 22.33% or $0.23 from last year’s $1.03 per share. TJX’s profit will be $796.71M for 15.53 P/E if the $1.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual earnings per share reported by The TJX Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.00% EPS growth.

Among 28 analysts covering The TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. The TJX Companies had 66 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 15. Credit Suisse maintained The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) on Wednesday, August 2 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $85 target in Tuesday, February 2 report. Nomura maintained The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 12. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 17 by Wedbush. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, August 19. The firm has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, February 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Thursday, September 7.

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