Anthem (ANTM) Stock Price Declined While Spinnaker Trust Has Trimmed Stake by $3.01 Million; Whittier Trust Co Decreased Union Pac Com (UNP) Stake by $699,078; Share Value Declined

May 24, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Spinnaker Trust decreased its stake in Anthem Inc. (ANTM) by 90.26% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spinnaker Trust sold 13,426 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.73% with the market. The institutional investor held 1,449 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $325,000, down from 14,875 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Spinnaker Trust who had been investing in Anthem Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $58.83 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.67% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $230.51. About 251,917 shares traded. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 35.30% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.75% the S&P500.

Whittier Trust Co decreased its stake in Union Pac Corp Com (UNP) by 9.59% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whittier Trust Co sold 5,217 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.36% with the market. The institutional investor held 49,176 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $6.59M, down from 54,393 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Whittier Trust Co who had been investing in Union Pac Corp Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $113.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.19% or $1.71 during the last trading session, reaching $145.98. About 1.45M shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 26.23% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 49 investors sold UNP shares while 505 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 598.50 million shares or 0.52% less from 601.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Toronto Dominion Bank has 0.14% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). 18,442 are held by San Francisco Sentry (Ca). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 151,141 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Alabama-based Hayek Kallen has invested 2.51% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). First Midwest Bancorp Division stated it has 0.1% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Zeke Advsr Ltd Liability Company stated it has 18,831 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Saskatchewan – Canada-based Greystone Managed Investments Inc has invested 0.48% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Cibc Ww invested in 449,188 shares. Winfield Incorporated owns 230 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Family Firm has 0.23% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). First Tru has 0.35% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 23,893 shares. Ingalls Snyder Ltd stated it has 0.44% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Hedeker Wealth Ltd holds 17,838 shares. Nelson Roberts Invest Limited Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) for 451 shares. Lodge Hill Ltd Liability Corp invested 3.73% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

Among 30 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 110 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $124.0 target in Friday, November 10 report. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Friday, June 3 to “Overweight”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of UNP in report on Friday, August 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, December 4. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. Citigroup maintained the shares of UNP in report on Friday, March 31 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 21 with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Friday, January 22. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $78 target. JP Morgan maintained the shares of UNP in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Neutral” rating.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $7.37 million activity. Whited Elizabeth F sold 15,576 shares worth $2.08 million.

Whittier Trust Co, which manages about $2.87B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 8,048 shares to 317,208 shares, valued at $12.70M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Etf S&P 500 Growth (IVW) by 8,682 shares in the quarter, for a total of 10,654 shares, and has risen its stake in Vgrd Ftse All World Etf (VEU).

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.88 earnings per share, up 29.66% or $0.43 from last year’s $1.45 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.46B for 19.41 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual earnings per share reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.90% EPS growth.

Another recent and important Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Union Pacific (UNP) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018.

Spinnaker Trust, which manages about $861.66M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) by 2,395 shares to 44,725 shares, valued at $5.70 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Spdr Blackstone Gso Senior Loan (SRLN) by 7,165 shares in the quarter, for a total of 260,148 shares, and has risen its stake in Wisdomtree Smallcap Dividend Fu (DES).

More notable recent Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Anthem (ANTM) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 25, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “These Companies Gave Bonuses or Raises After Tax Reform” published on May 24, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Anthem, Inc. to Acquire Aspire Health” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “7 S&P 500 Companies Doing Right for Employees” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Fortune.com‘s news article titled: “Term Sheet — Thursday, May 24” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Analysts await Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $4.16 EPS, up 23.44% or $0.79 from last year’s $3.37 per share. ANTM’s profit will be $1.06 billion for 13.85 P/E if the $4.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $5.41 actual EPS reported by Anthem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.11% negative EPS growth.

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