Assurant, Inc. (AIZ) Reaches $92.90 After 9.00% Up Move; Jacksonville Bancorp Has 4 Sentiment

May 16, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Jacksonville Bancorp Inc (JXSB) investors sentiment increased to 4 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 3.00, from 1 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 4 investment managers opened new and increased holdings, while 1 sold and trimmed stakes in Jacksonville Bancorp Inc. The investment managers in our database now have: 406,334 shares, up from 193,195 shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Jacksonville Bancorp Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 0 Increased: 3 New Position: 1.

The stock of Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 3.56% or $3.19 during the last trading session, reaching $92.9. About 493,368 shares traded. Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) has declined 5.15% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $4.90B company. It was reported on May, 16 by Barchart.com. We have $101.26 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:AIZ worth $440.55M more.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 38 investors sold Assurant, Inc. shares while 121 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 47.03 million shares or 0.18% more from 46.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability invested in 0.02% or 7,495 shares. Comerica Comml Bank holds 0.08% or 127,620 shares. Virtus Advisers Inc owns 2,471 shares. 580,182 are held by Samlyn Cap Lc. Hutchin Hill Capital L P owns 18,150 shares or 0.51% of their US portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.01% invested in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ). Huntington Bankshares reported 43 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Macquarie Group invested in 0.01% or 17,500 shares. 14,013 were accumulated by Cadence Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Ftb Advsr has 160 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Quadrant Ltd Partnership Ca owns 29,400 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Mutual Of America Cap Limited Liability Co holds 0.01% or 5,780 shares in its portfolio. Hudson Bay Cap Management Ltd Partnership owns 60,328 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Advisory Services Ntwk Ltd Liability Corporation reported 2,488 shares stake. Pennsylvania-based Stoneridge Lc has invested 0.93% in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ).

Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides risk management solutions for housing and lifestyle markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.90 billion. The companyÂ’s Global Housing segment provides lender-placed, homeowners, voluntary manufactured housings, and floods insurance services; renters insurance and related products; and mortgage solutions comprising property inspection and preservation services, valuation and title services, and other property risk management services. It has a 9.89 P/E ratio. The Company’s Global Lifestyle segment offers mobile device protection products and related services, and extended service contracts for consumer electronics and appliances; vehicle protection services; and credit and other insurance services.

Analysts await Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.88 earnings per share, up 15.34% or $0.25 from last year’s $1.63 per share. AIZ’s profit will be $99.06M for 12.35 P/E if the $1.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.00 actual earnings per share reported by Assurant, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.00% negative EPS growth.

More recent Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Assurant, Williams Partners, Atmos Energy, Nationstar Mortgage, Applied …” on May 15, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Assurant’s (AIZ) CEO Alan Colberg on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 06, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Assurant Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividends on its Common and Preferred Stock” with publication date: May 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 8 analysts covering Assurant (NYSE:AIZ), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Assurant had 11 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Monday, August 3. Bank of America downgraded Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) on Monday, January 9 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Friday, October 7 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 14 by Jefferies. SunTrust upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 30 report. Bank of America downgraded Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) on Thursday, October 20 to “Neutral” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $115.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, October 21 report.

Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Jacksonville Savings Bank that provides various banking services and products in Illinois. The company has market cap of $59.97 million. The firm offers various deposit products, including interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, term certificate accounts, and individual retirement accounts. It has a 24.85 P/E ratio. It also provides loans, such as real estate loans, including one-to four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial real estate loans, agricultural real estate loans, and home equity loans; commercial and agricultural business loans; and consumer loans comprising automobile loans, loans secured by deposit accounts, unsecured loans, and mobile home loans.

Another recent and important Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:JXSB) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Rigrodsky & Long, PA Files Class Action Suit Against Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc.” on May 10, 2018.

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