Webster Bank Lifted By $1.57 Million Its Aetna (AET) Stake; 0 Analysts Are Bullish HFF, Inc. (HF) Last Week

May 18, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Among 5 analysts covering HFF Inc (NYSE:HF), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. HFF Inc had 15 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, June 7. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, August 12. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of HF in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Morgan Stanley. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) on Friday, July 28 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Wednesday, January 24, the company rating was downgraded by JMP Securities. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, May 16. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $37.0 target. See HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) latest ratings:

03/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Sell New Target: $41 Initiates Coverage On
24/01/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Old Rating: Market Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
19/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $47.0 Maintain

Webster Bank increased Aetna Inc (AET) stake by 154.42% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Webster Bank acquired 8,700 shares as Aetna Inc (AET)’s stock declined 6.45%. The Webster Bank holds 14,334 shares with $2.59 million value, up from 5,634 last quarter. Aetna Inc now has $57.91B valuation. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $177.03. About 1.45 million shares traded. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has risen 33.34% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.79% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering Aetna (NYSE:AET), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Aetna had 75 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Monday, April 3. Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $12 target in Friday, November 11 report. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. The stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, December 18. Wolfe Research downgraded the shares of AET in report on Thursday, July 21 to “Peer Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 12 by Argus Research. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Cleveland on Friday, April 8. The company was maintained on Monday, August 7 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, November 14 by Bernstein. The stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets.

More news for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “Aetna (AET) Trump Proposal Unlikely To Impact Managed Care – Cantor Fitzgerald” on May 14, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Regeneron Pharmaceuticals: Sequencing Its Way to +30% Upside” and published on May 03, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 69 investors sold AET shares while 345 reduced holdings. 147 funds opened positions while 198 raised stakes. 275.71 million shares or 1.91% less from 281.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 13,093 are held by Gsa Capital Ptnrs Llp. Gulf National Bank (Uk) Limited accumulated 104,469 shares. Nuwave Invest Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 0.05% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Oz Mgmt Ltd Partnership owns 3.45 million shares for 3.11% of their portfolio. Marshall Wace Ltd Liability Partnership reported 142,786 shares. Cqs Cayman LP has 3,000 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. The New York-based D E Shaw & has invested 0.14% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Ahl Ptnrs Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 73,455 shares. Intrust National Bank & Trust Na holds 0.42% or 7,723 shares. Price Cap accumulated 0.55% or 8,878 shares. Lowe Brockenbrough And Incorporated holds 55,854 shares. Tt holds 94,610 shares. Atlantic Tru Grp Limited Liability Co holds 0.71% or 924,081 shares. American Century, Missouri-based fund reported 129,630 shares. Hl Financial Limited Liability Com reported 0.01% stake.

Webster Bank decreased Vanguard Etf/Usa (VB) stake by 3,118 shares to 40,463 valued at $5.98 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) stake by 30,368 shares and now owns 639,568 shares. Blackrock Fund Advisors (HEFA) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.97 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.34, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 11 investors sold HFF, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 35.16 million shares or 4.08% more from 33.78 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Zebra Capital Mgmt Ltd Co owns 6,298 shares. 47,111 were reported by Panagora Asset Management. Amer Century Companies accumulated 55,301 shares. Cwm Ltd Liability Co holds 200 shares. Stanley invested 0.17% of its portfolio in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Moreover, Numeric Investors Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Thrivent For Lutherans owns 189,351 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. First Trust Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 61,335 shares. State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% of its portfolio in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) for 46,290 shares. Texan Capital Management holds 1.41% or 44,572 shares in its portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested in 42,000 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 50,020 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ahl Ltd Liability Partnership reported 0.02% of its portfolio in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). Nebraska-based Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Ltd Com has invested 0.13% in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF). U S Glob Invsts Inc has invested 1.21% in HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF).

HFF, Inc. provides commercial real estate and capital market services to the users and providers of capital in the United States commercial real estate industry. The company has market cap of $1.33 billion. It offers debt placement services, such as construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, entity level debts, mezzanine debts, forward delivery loans, tax exempt financing, and sale/leaseback financing to the owners of various properties comprising office, retail, industrial, hotel, multi-housing, student housing, self-storage, senior living, independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, condominiums and condominium conversions, mixed-use properties, and land. It has a 14.74 P/E ratio. The firm also provides investment sales services to commercial real estate owners; and equity placement and private equity alternatives and solutions, as well as assists clients in the sale of their commercial real estate debt note portfolios.

More news for HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “HFF tumbles 13.5% after sluggish first quarter results” on April 25, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “HFF’s (HF) CEO Mark Gibson on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” and published on April 25, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock increased 0.62% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $34. About 225,541 shares traded. HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) has risen 93.80% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.25% the S&P500.

Since March 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 insider sales for $2.65 million activity. The insider Fowler John sold $1.22M. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $72,140 was bought by MCANENY DEBORAH H. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $239,500 was sold by MacKenzie Kevin. $486,100 worth of HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) shares were sold by Lawton Matthew D. Tepedino Michael also sold $505,822 worth of HFF, Inc. (NYSE:HF) shares.

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