Highbridge Capital Management Trimmed Its Humana (HUM) Holding as Shares Rose; Lakeview Capital Partners Boosted Its At&T (T) Holding by $343,026 as Stock Price Declined

May 23, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Glenn Russell Dubin decreased its stake in Humana Inc (HUM) by 35.67% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highbridge Capital Management Llc sold 31,239 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.24% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund run by Glenn Russell Dubin held 56,331 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $13.97M, down from 87,570 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Highbridge Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Humana Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $40.26 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.76% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $292.39. About 731,640 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 31.54% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500.

Lakeview Capital Partners Llc increased its stake in At&T Inc (T) by 17.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lakeview Capital Partners Llc bought 9,027 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.37% with the market. The institutional investor held 61,671 shares of the telecommunications equipment company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.40 million, up from 52,644 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lakeview Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $199.15 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $32.43. About 29.39M shares traded or 5.59% up from the average. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 15.88% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.43% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 67 investors sold T shares while 714 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.09 billion shares or 7.58% less from 3.34 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Chevy Chase Tru holds 5.61M shares or 0.94% of its portfolio. Tower Capital Lc (Trc) holds 0.35% or 70,075 shares. New Vernon Inv Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.49% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 12,067 shares. M Securities holds 0.74% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) for 63,355 shares. Paloma Mngmt holds 87,218 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. First Merchants stated it has 0.53% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Spectrum Mngmt Group Inc has invested 0.03% in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). 2.78 million are owned by Brandywine Glob Inv Management Lc. Fincl Management Professionals reported 0.07% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T). Honeywell Intl accumulated 700,200 shares or 0.9% of the stock. Philadelphia Trust holds 183,695 shares. Pinnacle Advisory reported 28,352 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Cutter Communications Brokerage Inc has 34,306 shares. Newfocus Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Company accumulated 1.09% or 45,834 shares. Old Point Trust & Services N A invested in 152,993 shares.

Among 33 analysts covering AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. AT&T Inc. had 83 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of T in report on Tuesday, May 1 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, April 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Moffet Nathanson to “Sell”. FBR Capital maintained it with “Mkt Perform” rating and $44 target in Thursday, January 26 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Monday, November 14. The company was maintained on Friday, August 14 by S&P Research. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of T in report on Wednesday, October 25 with “Hold” rating. SunTrust maintained AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) rating on Thursday, February 1. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $40.0 target. Deutsche Bank maintained AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) rating on Tuesday, June 28. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $45 target. As per Thursday, April 26, the company rating was maintained by UBS. As per Wednesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

More notable recent AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “AT&T conference update: Network speed investment, streaming video upgrades” on May 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “AT&T: The Sky Isn’t Falling” published on May 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “AT&T: Well, What Now?” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Why Short Interest in AT&T Keeps Marching Higher” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Why Buy AT&T While The Roof Is On Fire” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 40 investors sold HUM shares while 209 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 193 raised stakes. 125.53 million shares or 4.46% less from 131.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. New York-based Allen Investment Management Ltd has invested 0.01% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Alliancebernstein LP invested in 0.13% or 758,606 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Limited Liability Corporation owns 493,251 shares for 0.72% of their portfolio. Weiss Multi stated it has 0.11% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Madison Hldgs Inc holds 0.21% or 49,075 shares in its portfolio. Fincl holds 0% or 50 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board owns 185,148 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Price Capital Inc owns 6,253 shares. Mason Street Advisors Ltd has invested 0.11% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Vigilant Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 1,750 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mgmt Gp Ltd accumulated 621 shares. Hancock accumulated 0.03% or 3,176 shares. Atlantic Tru Group Lc has invested 0.06% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Whittier Company Of Nevada Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Lourd Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $31.76 million activity. 1,073 shares were sold by Fleming William Kevin, worth $295,450. Another trade for 17,604 shares valued at $5.04 million was sold by BROUSSARD BRUCE D. BILNEY JODY L had sold 7,054 shares worth $1.75M on Friday, December 15. Zipperle Cynthia H also sold $326,899 worth of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) shares. On Friday, December 15 the insider Huval Timothy S. sold $340,034. $4.48 million worth of stock was sold by Christopher M Todoroff on Saturday, February 24.

Analysts await Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $3.80 EPS, up 8.88% or $0.31 from last year’s $3.49 per share. HUM’s profit will be $523.19 million for 19.24 P/E if the $3.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.36 actual EPS reported by Humana Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.10% EPS growth.

More notable recent Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Here are the Louisville companies on the 2018 Fortune 500 list” on May 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Humana Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 16, 2018, Etftrends.com published: “Customer Satisfaction ETF Tops $50 Million in Assets” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Walmart-Humana deal seen as natural fit” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Humana’s deal for Curo Health debunks Walmart takeover, analyst says” with publication date: April 24, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Humana had 81 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 18 by Jefferies. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, August 17 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 14 by Bank of America. The company was initiated on Friday, September 23 by Evercore. Cowen & Co maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 20. The stock of Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. Evercore maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) on Wednesday, April 26 with “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Highbridge Capital Management Llc, which manages about $32.39 billion and $5.61B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Lauder Estee Cos Inc (Put) (NYSE:EL) by 9,000 shares to 13,300 shares, valued at $1.69 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Medtronic Plc (Call) (NYSE:MDT) by 11,600 shares in the quarter, for a total of 15,400 shares, and has risen its stake in Qualcomm Inc (NASDAQ:QCOM).

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