What after Joshua Snively’s Insider Buy of Flotek Industries, Inc. (FTK) Stock?; 2 Analysts Covering Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF)

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Among 7 analysts covering Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Heartland Financial USA had 24 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 29 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of HTLF in report on Monday, June 26 with “Hold” rating. FBR Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $50.0 target in Tuesday, November 14 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold”. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, January 10. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 26 by Raymond James. On Monday, February 26 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The stock of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) earned “Hold” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, December 13. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, December 13 with “Buy”. See Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) latest ratings:

06/04/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0000 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $63.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Strong Buy New Rating: Outperform Downgrade
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $58.0 Maintain
14/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0
13/12/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0 Maintain
13/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0 Maintain

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $5.51 million activity. $107,479 worth of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) was sold by Johnson Kelly J. Shares for $1.20 million were sold by Saylor Kurt.

The stock increased 1.16% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $54.75. About 57,027 shares traded. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has risen 10.56% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.33, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 10 investors sold Heartland Financial USA, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 15.99 million shares or 13.04% more from 14.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Voya Inv Mgmt has 10,512 shares. 4,500 are owned by Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Hldg Ltd Co. 47,716 are owned by Bancorporation Of Montreal Can. Vanguard Grp holds 0% or 1.17 million shares. Fort Washington Inv Advsrs Oh holds 0.15% or 283,000 shares. Piermont has 34,370 shares for 0.6% of their portfolio. 109 were reported by Advisory Network Ltd Limited Liability Company. 500 are owned by Johnson Financial Group Inc. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). 151,800 are held by Renaissance Technologies Ltd. Affinity Inv Ltd Llc accumulated 4,633 shares. Manufacturers Life The holds 0% or 17,963 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada accumulated 224 shares. 2,007 are held by Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc. Sterling Management Lc has invested 0.01% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF).

Another recent and important Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” on April 30, 2018.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a multi-bank holding company, provides commercial and consumer banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.70 billion. It accepts various deposit products, including checking and other demand deposit accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, health savings accounts, and other time deposits. It has a 20.66 P/E ratio. The firm also offers commercial and industrial loans; commercial real estate loans; small business loans; agricultural loans; real estate mortgage loans; consumer loans comprising motor vehicle loans, home improvement loans, home equity line of credit, and fixed rate home equity and personal lines of credit; and credit cards for commercial, business, and personal use.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.14, from 1.84 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 24 investors sold Flotek Industries, Inc. shares while 45 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 42.92 million shares or 9.44% less from 47.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northpointe Capital Limited Company stated it has 1.26 million shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) for 154 shares. Arizona State Retirement invested in 95,507 shares or 0% of the stock. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 0.02% in Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) or 6,074 shares. Teton Advisors invested in 0.01% or 30,904 shares. Buckingham Capital Mngmt holds 0.74% of its portfolio in Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) for 1.28M shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The has invested 0% in Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK). 1.15 million are owned by Citadel Ltd Com. Ameriprise Financial Inc reported 706,725 shares. Creative Planning has invested 0% of its portfolio in Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK). Boston Prns invested in 0% or 798,920 shares. Parkside State Bank Trust holds 75 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Ltd holds 43,367 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited Liability Co has invested 0.02% in Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK). 26,828 were reported by Voya Investment Ltd Liability Com.

As disclosed in the D.C. based-SEC, a document for the purchase of 10,216 shares of Flotek Industries Inc by Joshua Snively was filled. Joshua Snively is presently the EVP Operations of the Pinksheet-listed company. The legal form was filled on 16-05-2018. The shares were obtained at average $3.4 per share, and are worth $34,787 U.S Dollars. Joshua Snively has ownership of roughly 0.80% of Flotek Industries Inc’s market capitalization or 455,516 shares.

Analysts await Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $-0.05 earnings per share, down 350.00% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.02 per share. After $0.01 actual earnings per share reported by Flotek Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -600.00% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.38. About 1.33 million shares traded or 3.21% up from the average. Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) has declined 46.23% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 57.78% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Flotek Industries (NYSE:FTK), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Flotek Industries has $26 highest and $500 lowest target. $13.89’s average target is 310.95% above currents $3.38 stock price. Flotek Industries had 13 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KLR Group initiated Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) on Monday, December 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by Vetr. The stock has “Speculative Buy” rating by Seaport Global Securities on Wednesday, January 20. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 27 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Perform” rating given on Monday, July 27 by Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Perform” rating and $18 target in Wednesday, October 7 report. Seaport Global maintained Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) on Tuesday, April 24 with “Buy” rating. Vetr downgraded Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) rating on Friday, August 28. Vetr has “Strong-Buy” rating and $20.11 target. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to “Buy”. Seaport Global maintained Flotek Industries, Inc. (NYSE:FTK) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating.

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