Primerica, Inc. (PRI) Trades at $100.40 After Triangle; Associated Banc-corp (ASB) Sellers Increased By 1.43% Their Shorts

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Associated Banc-corp (NYSE:ASB) had an increase of 1.43% in short interest. ASB’s SI was 5.28 million shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 1.43% from 5.21M shares previously. With 1.70 million avg volume, 3 days are for Associated Banc-corp (NYSE:ASB)’s short sellers to cover ASB’s short positions. The SI to Associated Banc-corp’s float is 3.56%. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $28.375. About 299,535 shares traded. Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) has risen 13.32% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.75% the S&P500. Some Historical ASB News: ; 01/05/2018 – Associated Banc-Corp: Terms of Transaction Not Disclosed; 01/05/2018 – ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP TO BUY ANDERSON INSURANCE & INVESTMENT; 03/05/2018 – Associated Bank recognized by Fannie Mae as STAR Performer for mortgage servicing excellence for sixth year; 18/05/2018 – Report: Developing Opportunities within AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Associated Banc-Corp, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Nathan’s Fam; 19/04/2018 – Associated Banc-Corp 1Q Net Income Available to Common Equity of $67M; 24/04/2018 – ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP ASB.N – REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION IS IN ADDITION TO AUTHORITY REMAINING UNDER PREVIOUS PROGRAM; 20/04/2018 – CORRECT: ASB 1Q EPS 40C, MAY NOT COMPARE WITH EST. 41C; 21/03/2018 Associated Banc-Corp Raises Prime Rate to 4.75% From 4.50%; 16/04/2018 – Associated Bank announces $2.4 billion Community Commitment Plan; 24/04/2018 – Associated Announces Annual Meeting Results, Dividends and Share Repurchase Program

Primerica, Inc. (PRI) formed triangle with $107.43 target or 7.00% above today’s $100.40 share price. Primerica, Inc. (PRI) has $4.39 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.23% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $100.4. About 43,499 shares traded. Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) has risen 36.63% since June 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.06% the S&P500. Some Historical PRI News: ; 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q EPS $1.46; 08/05/2018 – PRIMERICA 1Q OPER EPS $1.46, EST. $1.49; 19/03/2018 Primerica Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 22/04/2018 – DJ Primerica Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PRI); 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q Rev $459.9M; 25/05/2018 – Officer/Dir Addison Jr Gifts 407 Of Primerica Inc; 08/05/2018 – PRIMERICA INC QTRLY SHR $1.46; 08/05/2018 – PRIMERICA 1Q REV. $459.9M, EST. $460.0M (2 EST.); 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q Net $65.7M; 08/05/2018 – Primerica 1Q Adj EPS $1.47

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.05, from 0.97 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 28 investors sold Primerica, Inc. shares while 87 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 38.77 million shares or 5.63% less from 41.09 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 564,947 were accumulated by Voya Investment Management Ltd. Neuberger Berman Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Quantum Cap Management Lc Nj accumulated 5.1% or 184,688 shares. Riverhead Cap Mgmt Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Retirement Of Alabama invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). 3,581 were reported by Pitcairn. Parametric Port Assocs Limited Liability Com invested 0.01% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Wesbanco Financial Bank invested 0.02% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI). Jpmorgan Chase & Co holds 547,358 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas accumulated 0% or 34,930 shares. Comerica Bankshares invested in 35,585 shares. First Republic Mngmt has 0.01% invested in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) for 7,103 shares. Rhumbline Advisers, Massachusetts-based fund reported 91,197 shares. Koch holds 0.05% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) or 4,723 shares. Natixis Advsrs L P stated it has 0.07% in Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI).

Among 8 analysts covering Primerica Inc. (NYSE:PRI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Primerica Inc. had 21 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Monday, April 24. Wood downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, July 13 report. The stock of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, October 20. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $8300 target in Friday, June 23 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Wood on Tuesday, April 11 with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by William Blair with “Outperform” on Friday, January 22. The stock of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 17.

Analysts await Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $1.86 EPS, up 36.76% or $0.50 from last year’s $1.36 per share. PRI’s profit will be $81.35M for 13.49 P/E if the $1.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.47 actual EPS reported by Primerica, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.53% EPS growth.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $2.50 million activity. Another trade for 991 shares valued at $100,064 was made by Schneider Peter W. on Monday, February 26. Shares for $197,600 were sold by Rand Alison S. on Thursday, May 31. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $295,997 was made by Williams Glenn J. on Thursday, February 15. $96,138 worth of Primerica, Inc. (NYSE:PRI) was sold by MCCULLOUGH ROBERT F on Monday, March 5.

Among 16 analysts covering Associated Banc (NYSE:ASB), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Associated Banc had 48 analyst reports since October 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) on Thursday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird upgraded the shares of ASB in report on Friday, April 20 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson given on Wednesday, September 6. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, April 23. DA Davidson maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, April 20 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, April 19 report. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The stock of Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, August 16. On Monday, August 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”.

Associated Banc-Corp, a bank holding company, provides various banking and nonbanking products to individuals and businesses primarily in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. The company has market cap of $4.85 billion. The Company’s Corporate and Commercial Specialty segment offers deposit and cash management solutions, such as commercial checking and interest-bearing deposit products, cash vault and night depository services, liquidity solutions, payables and receivables solutions, and information services; and lending solutions, including commercial loans and lines of credit, commercial real estate financing, construction loans, letters of credit, leasing, asset based lending, and loan syndications. It has a 19.98 P/E ratio. This segment also provides specialized financial services that comprise interest rate risk management, foreign exchange solutions, and commodity hedging services.

Another recent and important Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “New partnerships with Packers alumni Donald Driver and Jerry Kramer help Associated Bank celebrate 100 seasons …” on June 04, 2018.

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