Lincoln National (LNC) Is At $70.45 Formed Wedge; Osmium Partners Has Boosted Travelzoo (TZOO) Position

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Osmium Partners Llc increased Travelzoo (TZOO) stake by 236.66% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Osmium Partners Llc acquired 418,890 shares as Travelzoo (TZOO)’s stock rose 9.02%. The Osmium Partners Llc holds 595,890 shares with $3.84 million value, up from 177,000 last quarter. Travelzoo now has $201.26 million valuation. The stock increased 3.19% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $16.15. About 58,052 shares traded. Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) has declined 23.28% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.83% the S&P500.

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) formed wedge down with $68.34 target or 3.00% below today’s $70.45 share price. Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) has $15.41 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $70.45. About 1.30M shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 13.38% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.83% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.84 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold Lincoln National Corporation shares while 213 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 170.09 million shares or 1.02% less from 171.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Ltd Com holds 0% or 375 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 82,289 shares. M&T Bank holds 0.02% or 39,991 shares in its portfolio. Vident Invest Advisory Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Quantbot Technologies Limited Partnership holds 449 shares. Synovus has 0.02% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) for 15,134 shares. The Michigan-based Ls Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 0.05% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Bk has 0.07% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Yorktown And Research Company Inc reported 0.71% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Lord Abbett And Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) for 719,300 shares. Retirement Of Alabama owns 325,847 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer holds 0.03% or 14,682 shares. Argent Ltd Liability Corporation owns 915,274 shares for 2.61% of their portfolio. Patten Grp Inc Incorporated holds 0.03% or 1,000 shares. Seminole Mngmt invested 1.8% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC).

Analysts await Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $2.11 EPS, up 14.05% or $0.26 from last year’s $1.85 per share. LNC’s profit will be $461.47 million for 8.35 P/E if the $2.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.97 actual EPS reported by Lincoln National Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.11% EPS growth.

Among 18 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Lincoln National has $95.0 highest and $43 lowest target. $78.53’s average target is 11.47% above currents $70.45 stock price. Lincoln National had 59 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of LNC in report on Friday, October 7 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, August 15. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of LNC in report on Friday, May 5 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, June 8 with “Hold”. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 21 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, April 6 by Citigroup. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 22 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Sandler O’Neill initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 27 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, September 29. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, August 13.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $14.98 million activity. 24,537 shares were sold by Buckingham Lisa, worth $1.92M. Shares for $147,152 were sold by Freitag Randal J. 7,300 shares were sold by Cooper Ellen, worth $620,568. $147,244 worth of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) shares were sold by Solon Kenneth S.. GLASS DENNIS R sold $8.67 million worth of stock or 102,367 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.65 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 4 investors sold TZOO shares while 16 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. 2.72 million shares or 5.09% less from 2.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO). Arrowstreet Cap Partnership reported 17,055 shares. Bridgeway Cap holds 0.01% or 80,600 shares in its portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt reported 19,483 shares stake. Menta Cap Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) for 110,026 shares. Tower Research Capital Lc (Trc) has 2,567 shares. California Public Employees Retirement holds 0% or 100,100 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock Incorporated holds 0% or 256,649 shares. Peak6 Invests LP stated it has 19,815 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Germany-based Deutsche Comml Bank Ag has invested 0% in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO). Renaissance Techs Ltd Company holds 0% in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) or 518,700 shares. Susquehanna Group Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 0% in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO). Axa accumulated 12,500 shares or 0% of the stock. The United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd Com has invested 0% in Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO). Jpmorgan Chase & reported 235 shares.

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