Hugh Queener, an Insider in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (PNFP), Sold 21253 shares of the Company; Cbre Clarion Securities Lifted By $833,000 Its American Electric Power Co. In (AEP) Holding

A well-grounded and judicious move was made by the CAO of Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc, Mr. Hugh Queener, a few days ago, when he sold number of shares – 21,253, amounting to $1,434,716 U.S. Dollars, based on an average price of $67.5 for a share. Hugh Queener today owns 57,964 shares or 0.07% of Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc’s market cap.

Cbre Clarion Securities Llc increased American Electric Power Co. In (AEP) stake by 38.64% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cbre Clarion Securities Llc acquired 11,900 shares as American Electric Power Co. In (AEP)’s stock rose 7.19%. The Cbre Clarion Securities Llc holds 42,700 shares with $3.00 million value, up from 30,800 last quarter. American Electric Power Co. In now has $32.14 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $65.32. About 1.27M shares traded. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 7.63% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 1.47 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 24 investors sold Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 55.20 million shares or 3.94% more from 53.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gsa Cap Ptnrs Llp owns 19,545 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Comerica Bancorp holds 0.04% or 88,349 shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability has invested 0% in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada invested 0.03% in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP). Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.01% or 243,594 shares. Pnc Svcs Gp reported 2,346 shares. Diversified owns 0.72% invested in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) for 139,797 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Lp owns 79,290 shares. Ironwood Invest Mngmt Limited Company invested in 26,208 shares. Paloma Ptnrs holds 3,773 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Raymond James And Associates invested in 123,614 shares. Creative Planning invested 0% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP). Credit Agricole S A accumulated 0.01% or 25,791 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas stated it has 0% in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP). Southeast Asset Advsrs invested in 0.55% or 26,112 shares.

The stock decreased 1.18% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $67.15. About 141,569 shares traded. Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) has risen 26.22% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.52% the S&P500.

Since September 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $12.92 million activity. The insider Sloan Thomas R sold $989,600. MCCABE ROBERT A JR had sold 70,000 shares worth $4.71 million. $139,900 worth of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) was sold by Brock Charles E on Friday, February 16. Samuel Ronald L sold $201,840 worth of stock. On Friday, October 20 the insider CALLICUTT RICHARD D II sold $2.02 million. The insider TURNER M TERRY sold 31,171 shares worth $2.09M. LOUGHRY ED C JR had sold 1,873 shares worth $120,434 on Friday, February 2.

Analysts await Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) to report earnings on April, 16. They expect $1.09 earnings per share, up 31.33% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.83 per share. PNFP’s profit will be $84.28M for 15.40 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual earnings per share reported by Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.37% EPS growth.

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for Pinnacle Bank that provides various banking services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.19 billion. The firm accepts various deposits, including savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts. It has a 24.87 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include commercial loans, such as equipment and working capital loans; commercial real estate loans comprising investment properties and business loans secured by real estate; and loans to individuals consisting of secured and unsecured installment and term loans and lines of credit, residential first mortgage loans, and home equity loans and lines of credit.

Among 13 analysts covering Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Pinnacle Financial Partners has $85.0 highest and $51 lowest target. $71.30’s average target is 6.18% above currents $67.15 stock price. Pinnacle Financial Partners had 39 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Mkt Perform” on Thursday, October 20. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wood given on Friday, September 11. Hovde Group upgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Monday, January 25 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, October 20 by Hilliard Lyons. Piper Jaffray initiated Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) on Monday, August 24 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Stephens to “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, January 18. As per Thursday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 20 by Stephens. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Stephens given on Friday, January 29.

Among 20 analysts covering American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE:AEP), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 70 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse downgraded American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Friday, October 23 to “Neutral” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $75 target in Friday, July 28 report. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, October 19. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $83.0 target in Monday, December 4 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of AEP in report on Friday, October 2 with “Overweight” rating. Jefferies maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Friday, June 17 with “Buy” rating. Mizuho initiated American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Tuesday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, July 29 by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 47 investors sold AEP shares while 241 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 254 raised stakes. 341.39 million shares or 2.05% less from 348.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nomura Holdings Incorporated holds 53,782 shares. Laurion Cap Mngmt LP invested in 2,900 shares or 0% of the stock. Swiss Comml Bank accumulated 1.92M shares. Hbk Invests LP reported 0.02% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Washington Trust Bancorp reported 3,335 shares. Moreover, Cohen Klingenstein Limited Liability Corporation has 0.06% invested in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) for 5,500 shares. Cadence Cap Lc owns 22,917 shares. Green Square Lc owns 12,170 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Aspiriant holds 0.06% or 10,549 shares in its portfolio. First Midwest Bankshares Trust Division stated it has 0.23% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Shamrock Asset Ltd Liability owns 62 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated owns 1.72 million shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Sva Plumb Wealth Ltd reported 0.36% stake. Pax World Management Limited Co reported 4,147 shares. North Star Mgmt, a Illinois-based fund reported 62,218 shares.