The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG) Is At $119.94 Formed Wedge; Xo Group (XOXO)’s Sentiment Is 1.1

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Xo Group Inc (XOXO) investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 57 institutional investors increased or opened new holdings, while 52 sold and reduced equity positions in Xo Group Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 21.68 million shares, up from 21.51 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Xo Group Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 7 Reduced: 45 Increased: 43 New Position: 14.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG) formed wedge up with $129.54 target or 8.00% above today’s $119.94 share price. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG) has $5.10 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $119.94. About 111,399 shares traded. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) has risen 27.09% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.54% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Hanover Insurance Group had 16 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 12 by Piper Jaffray. As per Monday, December 4, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Thursday, January 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) rating on Thursday, October 5. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $91.0 target. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Friday, April 6. Zacks downgraded the shares of THG in report on Saturday, August 15 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Thursday, May 18.

Analysts await The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $1.70 earnings per share, up 78.95% or $0.75 from last year’s $0.95 per share. THG’s profit will be $72.34M for 17.64 P/E if the $1.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.00 actual earnings per share reported by The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.00% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $5.72 million activity.

The stock decreased 1.80% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $21.3. About 77,514 shares traded. XO Group Inc. (XOXO) has risen 20.11% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.56% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of XO Group’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating XO Group, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $17.0 while the high is $22.0. The stock’s average target of $19.50 is -8.45% below today’s ($21.3) share price. XOXO was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 6, 2016. The stock of XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 6 by Aegis Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, March 1.

Hcsf Management Llc holds 12.01% of its portfolio in XO Group Inc. for 959,800 shares. Weitz Investment Management Inc. owns 675,000 shares or 0.52% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ulysses Management Llc has 0.31% invested in the company for 157,385 shares. The Colorado-based Arrowmark Colorado Holdings Llc has invested 0.29% in the stock. Menta Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 81,964 shares.

Analysts await XO Group Inc. (NYSE:XOXO) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.02 earnings per share, up 100.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.01 per share. XOXO’s profit will be $503,560 for 266.25 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by XO Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -85.71% negative EPS growth.

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