Intrepid Capital Management Has Raised Its Hallmark Finl Svcs Ec C (HALL) Stake by $1.51 Million; Donaldson Capital Management Has Lifted Its Position in Marsh & Mclennan Companies (MMC) by $793,476

May 19, 2018 - By Pete Kolinski

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Donaldson Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc (MMC) by 3.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donaldson Capital Management Llc bought 9,796 shares as the company’s stock rose 0.87% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 313,622 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $25.53 million, up from 303,826 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Donaldson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $41.18B market cap company. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $81.17. About 1.59 million shares traded. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) has risen 9.09% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.46% the S&P500.

Mark Travis increased its stake in Hallmark Finl Svcs Inc Ec C (HALL) by 298.79% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Intrepid Capital Management Inc bought 150,627 shares as the company’s stock declined 16.89% with the market. The hedge fund run by Mark Travis held 201,040 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.10M, up from 50,413 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Intrepid Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Hallmark Finl Svcs Inc Ec C for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $181.46 million market cap company. The stock increased 1.72% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $10.05. About 14,431 shares traded. Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) has declined 19.96% since May 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.51% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 34 investors sold MMC shares while 229 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 194 raised stakes. 419.18 million shares or 1.51% less from 425.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Quadrant Lp Ca owns 64,756 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale holds 643,775 shares or 0.39% of its portfolio. Arrowstreet Capital Lp has invested 0.5% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Edgestream LP owns 4,389 shares or 0.43% of their US portfolio. Grimes And Inc accumulated 3,150 shares. Santa Barbara Asset Ltd Llc stated it has 2.1% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Cibc Bancshares Usa invested in 0.04% or 4,218 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp stated it has 1.16M shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Kdi Capital Partners invested 3.03% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Ontario – Canada-based Sun Life Finance has invested 0.01% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Trexquant Inv Limited Partnership has 20,883 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Df Dent & Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) for 3,963 shares. Confluence Wealth Limited Liability Company invested 0.4% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Jefferies Gp Ltd Llc invested in 0.02% or 44,946 shares. Amalgamated Commercial Bank invested in 67,899 shares or 0.15% of the stock.

Donaldson Capital Management Llc, which manages about $967.55M and $1.03 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 6,823 shares to 411,049 shares, valued at $39.75M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Public Storage (NYSE:PSA) by 5,334 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 95,706 shares, and cut its stake in Welltower Inc..

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $65.25 million activity. McDonald Scott sold $968,940 worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) on Monday, February 5. Another trade for 1,145 shares valued at $94,972 was sold by Mills Stacy. MCGIVNEY MARK C also sold $1.88M worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) shares. $4.29M worth of stock was sold by Gilbert E Scott on Friday, March 2. The insider Portalatin Julio A sold 10,911 shares worth $893,273. $863,821 worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) was sold by Beshar Peter J on Monday, March 5.

Among 15 analysts covering Marsh & McLennan (NYSE:MMC), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Marsh & McLennan had 38 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 4 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 27 report. The rating was maintained by M Partners with “Neutral” on Friday, April 29. Credit Suisse downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $54.0 target in Monday, January 11 report. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Monday, October 16 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 28 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 13.

More notable recent Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) news were published by: Twst.com which released: “MMC – Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.: Marsh & McLennan Companies Holds 2018 Stockholders’ Meeting” on May 17, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Mercer and Marsh Los Angeles Office Moves to US Bank Tower” published on May 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Marsh & McLennan Cos. (MMC) Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018. More interesting news about Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Marsh to Help Businesses Minimize Financial Loss From Pandemics” published on May 17, 2018 as well as Twst.com‘s news article titled: “MMC – Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.: Marsh & McLennan Companies to Webcast 2018 Annual Meeting of …” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.68 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.86, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 3 investors sold HALL shares while 16 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 11.40 million shares or 2.67% more from 11.10 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Quadrant LP Ca reported 1,740 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 19,635 shares. Teton Advisors Inc accumulated 183,860 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL). Royal Bancorp Of Canada holds 0% or 377 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 0% in Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) or 55,876 shares. 71,200 are owned by California Public Employees Retirement Systems. Citigroup accumulated 0% or 11,722 shares. Ameriprise Fincl Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) for 15,481 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 52,461 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Ins The owns 0% invested in Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) for 13,189 shares. Martingale Asset Management LP invested in 60,504 shares. Ameritas Inv Incorporated invested in 1,205 shares or 0% of the stock. 120,696 were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 18,000 shares.

More news for Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Results” on May 08, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “28 Stocks Moving In Tuesday’s Pre-Market Session” and published on April 24, 2018 is yet another important article.

Intrepid Capital Management Inc, which manages about $265.82 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Tetra Tech Inc New Com (NASDAQ:TTEK) by 8,980 shares to 36,615 shares, valued at $1.76M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Gold Trust Ishares (IAU) by 84,105 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 344,415 shares, and cut its stake in Dollar Gen Corp New Com (NYSE:DG).

Since March 14, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 1 insider sale for $84,866 activity. Passmore Jeffrey R sold $183,870 worth of Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) on Wednesday, May 16.

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