Grace & White Has Trimmed Unumprovident (UNM) Stake; Tuniu – American Depositary Shares (TOUR) SI Decreased By 0.8%

March 14, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Grace & White Inc decreased Unumprovident Corp (UNM) stake by 1.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Grace & White Inc sold 6,400 shares as Unumprovident Corp (UNM)’s stock declined 6.23%. The Grace & White Inc holds 578,680 shares with $29.59M value, down from 585,080 last quarter. Unumprovident Corp now has $11.10 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $50.15. About 83,121 shares traded. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has risen 29.60% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.90% the S&P500.

Tuniu Corporation – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:TOUR) had a decrease of 0.8% in short interest. TOUR’s SI was 1.30 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 0.8% from 1.31 million shares previously. With 166,400 avg volume, 8 days are for Tuniu Corporation – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:TOUR)’s short sellers to cover TOUR’s short positions. The SI to Tuniu Corporation – American Depositary Shares’s float is 9.73%. The stock decreased 5.95% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $7.27. About 201,622 shares traded or 22.00% up from the average. Tuniu Corporation (NASDAQ:TOUR) has declined 8.27% since March 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.97% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Tuniu (NASDAQ:TOUR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Tuniu had 5 analyst reports since December 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 10. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 12 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, May 20. The stock of Tuniu Corporation (NASDAQ:TOUR) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, December 8. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of TOUR in report on Tuesday, April 26 to “Equal-Weight” rating.

Tuniu Corporation operates as an online leisure travel firm in China. The company has market cap of $917.20 million. The firm offers a selection of packaged tours, including organized and self-guided tours; and other travel-related services, such as tourist attraction tickets selling, visa processing, financial, hotel booking, and air ticketing services for leisure travelers. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides advertising services to tourism boards and bureaus.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $1.52 million activity. Waxenberg Daniel Jason also sold $75,134 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) shares. Shares for $463,807 were sold by IGLESIAS LISA G. Arnold Timothy Gerald had sold 1,000 shares worth $55,070. Another trade for 7,806 shares valued at $397,325 was sold by Jerome Christopher J. McGarry John F sold $266,976 worth of stock or 4,588 shares. $260,450 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was sold by Simonds Michael Q on Monday, February 5.

Grace & White Inc increased Helmerich & Payne Inc (NYSE:HP) stake by 15,550 shares to 205,895 valued at $10.73M in 2017Q3. It also upped Summit Hotel Pptys Inc Com (NYSE:INN) stake by 36,500 shares and now owns 242,049 shares. Williams Sonoma Inc Com (NYSE:WSM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.21, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 25 investors sold UNM shares while 178 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 200.74 million shares or 2.11% less from 205.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Bk Corp accumulated 466,697 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Daiwa Sb Invs holds 1,080 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cleararc Cap Incorporated has 0.04% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Sei Invests owns 160,305 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Washington Cap Management accumulated 64,500 shares. Glenmede Na has 0.19% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Amalgamated Bancorp reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.02% or 44,634 shares in its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd has 0.01% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 4,016 shares. Intrust Bank Na reported 14,840 shares stake. Charter Trust Co owns 4,396 shares. Raymond James Advisors reported 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Paragon Cap Mngmt holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 5,822 shares. Gam Ag invested 0.07% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Global X Mgmt Ltd owns 7,975 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio.

Analysts await Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.24 EPS, up 21.57% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.02 per share. UNM’s profit will be $274.36M for 10.11 P/E if the $1.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.13 actual EPS reported by Unum Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.73% EPS growth.

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