The Chairman & CEO of LendingTree, Inc. (TREE), Douglas Lebda Unloaded 4,000 Shares; Oneok (OKE) Has 2.82 Sentiment

ONEOK, Inc., through its general partner interests in ONEOK Partners, L.P., engages in the gathering, processing, storage, and transportation of natural gas in the United States. The company has market cap of $21.72 billion. It operates through Natural Gas Gathering and Processing, Natural Gas Liquids, and Natural Gas Pipelines divisions. It has a 34.88 P/E ratio. It owns natural gas gathering pipelines and processing plants in the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain regions.

The Chairman & CEO of Lendingtree Inc, Douglas Lebda, has just unloaded – 4,000 shares of the company he’s managing – coming to a total trade of $1,401,458 U.S Dollars (this based on avg stock price of $350.4). It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he quietly unloaded additional 32,000 shares of the company, worth $10,375,854 USD. Douglas made this deal on 05-01-2018. The Form 4 is on hand here at the Security and Exchange Commission website. This deal was pretty big one, so clearly it won’t go a secret. At the moment, Douglas Lebda possess a total of 1.58 million shares or 13.23% of the Company’s total market capitalization.

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $357. About 146,832 shares traded. LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) has risen 126.83% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 110.13% the S&P500.

Since October 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $7.76 million activity. Salvage Neil had sold 1,500 shares worth $400,620. LEBDA DOUGLAS R sold $2.56 million worth of stock. 2,000 shares were sold by OZONIAN STEVEN, worth $530,160.

LendingTree, Inc., through its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC, operates an online loan marketplace for clients seeking loans and other credit offerings in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.27 billion. The firm offers tools and resources, including free credit scores that facilitate comparison shopping for these loans and other credit offerings. It has a 156.44 P/E ratio. The Company’s mortgage products comprise purchase and refinance products.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold LendingTree, Inc. shares while 63 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 8.39 million shares or 0.09% more from 8.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Miles Cap invested in 0.17% or 1,203 shares. Cambridge Invest Research Advsr stated it has 0.01% in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Paw Cap Corp stated it has 7,000 shares or 1.79% of all its holdings. Nikko Asset Mgmt Americas, a New York-based fund reported 179,800 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Com holds 33,963 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Glenmede Co Na invested in 54 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldgs Inc owns 179,800 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. 20,052 are owned by Osterweis Cap Mgmt Inc. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 5,519 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Elk Creek Partners Ltd Liability accumulated 64,558 shares. Moreover, Manufacturers Life Insur Communications The has 0% invested in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Parkside Savings Bank Trust holds 6 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Co holds 0.01% or 36,877 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 10,225 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership holds 312,601 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

Analysts await LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.71 EPS, up 2.90% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.69 per share. TREE’s profit will be $8.50M for 125.70 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual EPS reported by LendingTree, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.32% negative EPS growth.

Among 14 analysts covering LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. LendingTree has $375.0 highest and $100 lowest target. $222.77’s average target is -37.60% below currents $357 stock price. LendingTree had 35 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 20 report. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy”. Needham maintained LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) on Tuesday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 18. The company was maintained on Monday, December 18 by Stephens. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 10 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 9 by SunTrust. The rating was downgraded by BWS Financial to “Sell” on Thursday, October 12. The rating was initiated by Topeka Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 18 with “Buy”. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 15 report.

Travelers Companies Inc. holds 7.52% of its portfolio in ONEOK, Inc. for 222,000 shares. Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors Lp owns 9.48 million shares or 6.72% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Salient Capital Advisors Llc has 6.58% invested in the company for 5.38 million shares. The New York-based C.V. Starr & Co. Inc. Trust has invested 6.37% in the stock. Walnut Private Equity Partners Llc, a Nebraska-based fund reported 142,995 shares.

Analysts await ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.52 earnings per share, up 20.93% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.43 per share. OKE’s profit will be $199.39 million for 27.23 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by ONEOK, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.93% EPS growth.