First Trust Advisors LP Decreased Its Sina (SINA) Position; Last Week Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Coverage

June 21, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Among 14 analysts covering Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD), 0 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Heartland Express had 34 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, October 5 by Barclays Capital. Robert W. Baird maintained Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) on Tuesday, April 10 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 4 by Longbow. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) rating on Friday, April 6. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $17 target. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 21 by Stephens. The stock of Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) earned “Hold” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, March 28. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $26.0 target in Thursday, October 5 report. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Friday, February 10. The stock of Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, September 14. See Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) latest ratings:

07/05/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $15 New Target: $14 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0000 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $17 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $16 New Target: $15 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0000 Maintain
20/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $15 New Target: $16 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $24 New Target: $22 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain

First Trust Advisors Lp decreased Sina Corp (SINA) stake by 41.01% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. First Trust Advisors Lp sold 19,679 shares as Sina Corp (SINA)’s stock declined 23.40%. The First Trust Advisors Lp holds 28,308 shares with $2.95M value, down from 47,987 last quarter. Sina Corp now has $6.33B valuation. The stock decreased 1.56% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $88.62. About 688,998 shares traded. SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) has declined 2.41% since June 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.98% the S&P500. Some Historical SINA News: 06/03/2018 Sina Offers Real-Time Market Information from Nasdaq to Power Portfolio Diversification; 26/04/2018 – Weibo Files its Annual Report on Form 20-F; 09/05/2018 – SINA CORP QTRLY NON-GAAP NET REVENUES INCREASED 59% YEAR-OVER-YEAR TO $438.1 MLN; 24/05/2018 – Chinese internet firm Sina plans secondary listing in HK; 13/03/2018 – SHANGHAI GOVT SAYS TALKS WITH TESLA STILL GOING ON: SINA.COM; 02/05/2018 – Wells Capital Management Inc. Exits Position in Sina; 16/04/2018 – China’s Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry; 14/05/2018 – GREENWOODS EXITED TAL, SINA, HZNP IN 1Q: 13F; 22/03/2018 – Sina Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 13/05/2018 – Sina News: Express rail line completed in northeast China

Since May 17, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $676,639 activity. Sullivan Michael John bought 500 shares worth $9,419. Another trade for 36,500 shares valued at $667,220 was made by Hira Tahira K on Thursday, May 17.

Heartland Express, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $1.60 billion. The firm primarily provides nationwide asset dry van truckload service for shippers from Washington to Florida and New England to California; and temperature-controlled transportation services. It has a 21.81 P/E ratio. It transports appliances, automotive parts, consumer products, paper products, packaged foodstuffs, and retail goods.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 12 investors sold Heartland Express, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 47.84 million shares or 1.30% more from 47.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Laurion Cap Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 0.01% in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD). 22,200 are held by Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P reported 0% in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD). Manufacturers Life The stated it has 36,849 shares. Horizon Kinetics Limited Co has 0.01% invested in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) for 20,844 shares. National Bank & Trust Of America Corp De reported 0% of its portfolio in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD). Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd holds 0% or 21,328 shares in its portfolio. Clearbridge Llc has 95,200 shares. Zacks Inv Management stated it has 0.04% in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD). The New York-based Prtnrs Ltd Llc has invested 0.09% in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD). Jpmorgan Chase Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) for 93,966 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 136,837 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans owns 32,113 shares. American International Group Inc Incorporated Inc invested in 0% or 30,234 shares. Quantbot Tech L P invested 0.05% in Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD).

More recent Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Edison International, Capital One Financial, CF Industries, Moody’s …” on June 12, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “US Xpress prices IPO at $16/share” on June 13, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in KeyBanc’s 2018 Industrials & Basic Materials Conference” with publication date: May 24, 2018 was also an interesting one.

The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $19.41. About 127,172 shares traded. Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) has declined 4.23% since June 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.80% the S&P500. Some Historical HTLD News: 11/05/2018 – Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Authorization; 25/04/2018 – Heartland Express 1Q EPS 16c; 25/04/2018 – HEARTLAND EXPRESS 1Q OPER REV. $156.7M, EST. $164.7M; 25/04/2018 – HEARTLAND EXPRESS 1Q EPS 16C, EST. 12C; 23/04/2018 – DJ Heartland Express Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (HTLD); 24/05/2018 – Heartland Express Presenting at Conference May 30; 13/03/2018 – HTLD:KPMG SAYS CO. DIDN’T HAVE EFFECTIVE FINL-REPORTING CONTROL; 11/05/2018 – HEARTLAND EXPRESS, REPORTS SHARE BUYBACK AUTHORIZATION; 25/04/2018 – HEARTLAND EXPRESS INC – QTRLY SHR $0.16; 13/03/2018 – Heartland Express, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

Investors sentiment increased to 1.59 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.21, from 1.38 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 19 investors sold SINA shares while 54 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 43.54 million shares or 1.53% less from 44.22 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Fmr Limited holds 0% or 260,400 shares. Pillar Pacific Capital Lc reported 0.06% of its portfolio in SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA). Hillhouse Cap Limited accumulated 1.65 million shares or 3.04% of the stock. Moreover, Pinebridge Investments Lp has 0.31% invested in SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA). Korea Invest Corp reported 75,000 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Bluemountain Mngmt Ltd Company has 0.23% invested in SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA). Tt invested in 865,613 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0.03% in SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA). Manufacturers Life Ins The has 0.04% invested in SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) for 328,902 shares. Prelude Management Ltd Liability Corp invested 0% of its portfolio in SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA). 3,133 are owned by Qcm Cayman Limited. L S Advisors Inc reported 0.11% stake. British Columbia Invest Mngmt Corporation holds 24,600 shares. Renaissance Ltd holds 891,516 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Shell Asset Mgmt owns 29,949 shares.

More news for SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “It Makes No Sense To Buy Weibo” on May 30, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Mesoblast, Access National, Urogen Pharma, TechTarget, Sina, and …” and published on June 06, 2018 is yet another important article.

First Trust Advisors Lp increased Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical In (NASDAQ:RARE) stake by 175,098 shares to 960,792 valued at $48.99M in 2018Q1. It also upped Copart Inc (NASDAQ:CPRT) stake by 274,068 shares and now owns 659,758 shares. Mindbody Inc was raised too.

Among 11 analysts covering Sina Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Sina Corporation had 22 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 23 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Tuesday, March 13. CLSA upgraded the shares of SINA in report on Wednesday, February 14 to “Buy” rating. The stock of SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 22 by Jefferies. The stock of SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 5 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Wednesday, September 14. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, October 29. The company was initiated on Monday, December 12 by CLSA. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 17.

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