Check Capital Management Cut Aflac (AFL) Position; Mantech International Class A (MANT) SI Decreased By 18.92%

February 17, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Check Capital Management Inc decreased Aflac (AFL) stake by 24.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Check Capital Management Inc sold 3,990 shares as Aflac (AFL)’s stock rose 3.90%. The Check Capital Management Inc holds 12,000 shares with $977,000 value, down from 15,990 last quarter. Aflac now has $35.00 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.39% or $1.23 during the last trading session, reaching $89.65. About 2.14 million shares traded. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 7.68% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500.

Mantech International Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:MANT) had a decrease of 18.92% in short interest. MANT’s SI was 455,500 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 18.92% from 561,800 shares previously. With 160,000 avg volume, 3 days are for Mantech International Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:MANT)’s short sellers to cover MANT’s short positions. The SI to Mantech International Corporation Class A’s float is 1.79%. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $52.95. About 97,749 shares traded. ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) has risen 12.61% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.09% the S&P500.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $1.22 million activity. Shares for $985,541 were sold by Phillips Kevin M. $100,975 worth of ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) was sold by BUSH MARY K on Thursday, September 14. On Tuesday, September 12 FATZINGER WALTER R JR sold $81,040 worth of ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) or 2,000 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Mantech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Mantech International Corporation had 26 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Thursday, April 28 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Sell” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 17. Loop Capital upgraded the shares of MANT in report on Friday, June 30 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, August 30. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4500 target in Friday, June 2 report. The stock of ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) earned “Hold” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Wednesday, November 16. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Cowen & Co. Maxim Group downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 30 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Maxim Group. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital.

ManTech International Corporation provides technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.07 billion. It offers cyber security solutions and services. It has a 34.7 P/E ratio. The firm also designs, develops, integrates, operates, and sustains software applications and systems across defense, intelligence, and federal civilian customers; and provides hardware and software to support the technology infrastructure for specific applications, including IT service management, help desk, data center consolidation, enterprise architecture, mobile computing and device management, network activities and infrastructure, virtualization/cloud computing, network and database administration, enterprise systems development and management, and infrastructure as a service.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.68 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 2.02 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 9 investors sold ManTech International Corporation shares while 41 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 22.85 million shares or 5.08% more from 21.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Connable Office reported 6,196 shares. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership owns 2.16M shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Loomis Sayles & Com Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT). The Massachusetts-based Wellington Mgmt Grp Llp has invested 0.01% in ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Ltd Liability Com, Massachusetts-based fund reported 5,700 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc has invested 0% in ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT). Heartland Advisors invested in 0.65% or 226,030 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company owns 17,658 shares for 0% of their portfolio. South Dakota Invest Council owns 130,950 shares. Prelude Limited Liability Com has invested 0.01% in ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT). Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 91,551 shares. The New Jersey-based Prudential has invested 0.01% in ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT). Rk Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com reported 222,239 shares. Oppenheimer & Co has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT). Amer holds 0% or 20,397 shares.

Check Capital Management Inc increased Biglari Holdings (NYSE:BH) stake by 971 shares to 2,431 valued at $810,000 in 2017Q3. It also upped Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) stake by 213,100 shares and now owns 231,596 shares. Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 44 investors sold AFL shares while 297 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. 250.65 million shares or 1.32% less from 254.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Georgia-based Marco Investment Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.76% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Webster Bancorp N A reported 0.01% stake. Wright Investors Ser accumulated 0.32% or 10,775 shares. 3,031 were accumulated by Prudential Public Limited Co. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca reported 0.04% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Credit Suisse Ag holds 675,501 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Intrust State Bank Na, a Kansas-based fund reported 13,404 shares. Associated Banc invested in 0.03% or 7,245 shares. Telemus Capital Ltd Company invested in 0.2% or 15,960 shares. Dupont Mgmt Corporation holds 2,416 shares. Ameritas Inv Partners holds 14,950 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. South Dakota Investment Council has invested 0.05% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Polar Cap Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 0.21% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Pitcairn holds 5,935 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Fifth Third Bancorp has invested 0.01% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL).

Among 19 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 3 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 16% are positive. Aflac Incorporated had 52 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Friday, May 20 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell”. Morgan Stanley maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Monday, November 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of AFL in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Tuesday, February 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 4 by Citigroup. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 22 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 5 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold”. As per Monday, July 3, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $2.40 million activity. Another trade for 310 shares valued at $25,907 was sold by TILLMAN AUDREY B. Shares for $107,132 were sold by HUDSON ELIZABETH J on Thursday, September 21. $2.10 million worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by CLONINGER KRISS III on Thursday, September 21. The insider JOHNSON DOUGLAS WAYNE sold 1,500 shares worth $125,363. Daniels James Todd also sold $50,525 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Friday, September 29.

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