Reasons for Nicolas Papadopoulo’s Shares Unload of Arch Capital Group Ltd’s Stock, Ratan Capital Management LP Trimmed Hilltop Holdings (HTH) Holding By $1.36 Million

May 19, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Ratan Capital Management Lp decreased Hilltop Holdings Inc (HTH) stake by 16.35% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Ratan Capital Management Lp sold 47,014 shares as Hilltop Holdings Inc (HTH)’s stock 0.00%. The Ratan Capital Management Lp holds 240,473 shares with $7.17 million value, down from 287,487 last quarter. Hilltop Holdings Inc now has $2.49 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.08% or $0.02 reaching $25.13. About 74,949 shares traded. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

20,000 shares of Arch Capital Group Ltd were sold by Nicolas Papadopoulo, the corporation’s shareholder. The shares are valued at exactly $1,907,804 which has been calculated on the basis of the average transactions stock price ($95.4 per share). He also sold 15,500 shares with a total value of about $1,498,327 USD in the last 30 days. Nicolas Papadopoulo owns around 0.18% of Arch Capital Group Ltd’s stock market capitalization or 244,912 shares. Considering the size of the sell, it is difficult to remain unseen.

Among 5 analysts covering Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Hilltop Holdings had 9 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 4 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Monday, September 12 by FBR Capital. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point on Wednesday, November 23. The company was maintained on Friday, October 28 by FBR Capital. As per Monday, October 31, the company rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Wednesday, May 10, the company rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray. The company was initiated on Thursday, March 31 by FBR Capital. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Raymond James.

Since December 1, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $3.71 million activity. 7,500 Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) shares with value of $220,133 were sold by Schaffner Jerry. $1.22 million worth of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) was sold by Martin John A. 79,025 Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) shares with value of $2.06M were sold by White Alan B.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.25, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold HTH shares while 52 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 53.97 million shares or 4.42% more from 51.69 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Moreover, Citigroup has 0% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 90,456 shares. Ubs Asset Americas has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) has 3,063 shares. King Luther Cap Management Corp has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md has invested 0% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Bragg Finance Advsr Inc invested in 0.86% or 175,023 shares. Principal Fincl has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Sanctuary Wealth Advsrs Limited Co reported 266 shares stake. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 2,606 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Broadview Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 1.74% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 437,184 shares. Glenmede Tru Na stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Sterling Limited Liability has 0.01% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 42,331 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 165,467 shares. Tiedemann Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 252,980 shares. First Interstate Bank holds 2,595 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 34.38% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.32 per share. HTH’s profit will be $42.61 million for 14.61 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Hilltop Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 59.26% EPS growth.

Since December 2, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 13 sales for $20.77 million activity. IORDANOU CONSTANTINE had sold 60,000 shares worth $5.61 million on Thursday, February 16. $485,051 worth of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) was sold by Vollaro John D. Hutchings W Preston also sold $751,280 worth of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) on Thursday, February 23. $465,451 worth of stock was sold by Lyons Mark Donald on Wednesday, February 15. On Tuesday, February 28 the insider GRANDISSON MARC sold $2.22 million. On Tuesday, May 2 the insider Papadopoulo Nicolas sold $1.50M.

Among 13 analysts covering Arch Capital (NASDAQ:ACGL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Arch Capital has $99 highest and $67 lowest target. $81.40’s average target is -14.34% below currents $95.03 stock price. Arch Capital had 25 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Tuesday, September 6. The stock of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, October 30. Goldman Sachs upgraded Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) rating on Wednesday, September 7. Goldman Sachs has “Neutral” rating and $79 target. M Partners maintained Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) rating on Thursday, July 30. M Partners has “Buy” rating and $85 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, July 11 by Wood. The rating was maintained by M Partners with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 30. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, December 12. The stock of Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 10. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, August 5. Deutsche Bank maintained Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) on Friday, July 29 with “Hold” rating.

About 92,547 shares traded. Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Analysts await Arch Capital Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACGL) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.40 EPS, up 23.89% or $0.27 from last year’s $1.13 per share. ACGL’s profit will be $173.84 million for 16.97 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.42 actual EPS reported by Arch Capital Group Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.41% negative EPS growth.

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