American Finl Group Ohio (AFG) Shareholder American Financial Group 401 Retirement & Savings Plan Has Trimmed Holding by $3.34 Million as Valuation Declined; Investment Management Of Virginia Has Upped Its Invesco LTD (IVZ) Holding by $447,840; Market Value Declined

June 19, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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American Financial Group Inc 401 Retirement & Savings Plan decreased its stake in American Finl Group Inc Ohio (AFG) by 1.05% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Financial Group Inc 401 Retirement & Savings Plan sold 29,866 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.75% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.82M shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $316.52M, down from 2.85M at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Financial Group Inc 401 Retirement & Savings Plan who had been investing in American Finl Group Inc Ohio for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.75 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $109.6. About 105,058 shares traded. American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has risen 16.01% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.44% the S&P500. Some Historical AFG News: 09/04/2018 – Financial 15 Split Corp. Announces Exchange Offering a High Quality Portfolio Consisting of 15 North American Financial Services Companies; 20/03/2018 – North American Financial 15 Split Corp. Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A & Preferred Share; 02/05/2018 – American Fincl Group 1Q EPS $1.60; 18/04/2018 – AFG – NEW CONTRACT FOR AF GRUPPEN AT HASLE; 17/04/2018 – Ken W. Schneider Named Divisional Senior Vice President of Great American Insurance Group; 09/04/2018 – Financial 15 Split Corp. Announces Exchange Offering a High Quality Portfolio Consisting of 15 North American Financial Service; 30/05/2018 – American Financial at Morgan Stanley Conference Jun 12; 13/03/2018 – American Financial Network, Inc. (AFN) Partners with Valuelnsured to Offer Its Customers Down Payment Protection with AFN Protection+; 22/03/2018 – AFG – AF GRUPPEN TO BUILD TRAIN MAINTENANCE FACILITIES FOR BANE; 11/05/2018 – American Financial Group Buys 1.1% Position in Howard Bancorp

Investment Management Of Virginia Llc increased its stake in Invesco Ltd. (IVZ) by 37.71% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investment Management Of Virginia Llc bought 13,995 shares as the company’s stock declined 16.52% with the market. The institutional investor held 51,110 shares of the investment managers company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.64M, up from 37,115 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Investment Management Of Virginia Llc who had been investing in Invesco Ltd. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $11.02 billion market cap company. It closed at $26.82 lastly. It is up 11.58% since June 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.15% the S&P500. Some Historical IVZ News: 06/03/2018 – Invesco Income Growth Trust Plc: Net Asset Value(s); 24/04/2018 – INVESCO CANADA DECLINES TO IDENTIFY VICTIM IN TORONTO INCIDENT; 31/05/2018 – REG-Invesco Markets lll Plc: Semi-annual Report and Unaudited Financial Statements; 14/05/2018 – ORIGIN ENTERPRISES: INVESCO HOLDS ABT 7.2% INTEREST; 26/04/2018 – Invesco `Pounding the Table’ No More as Commodity ETFs Surge; 18/04/2018 – Invesco Perpetual Select Trust Plc: Dividend Declaration; 16/03/2018 – REG-Invesco Inc Grth Tst: Holding(s) in Company; 10/04/2018 – INVESCO LTD – PRELIMINARY AVERAGE TOTAL AUM FOR QUARTER THROUGH MARCH 31 WERE $951.3 BLN; 20/04/2018 – GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC – ITS SUBSIDIARY, IRISH LIFE GROUP LIMITED, HAS REACHED AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE A STRATEGIC HOLDING IN INVESCO LTD; 11/04/2018 – Invesco Physical Gold ETC Closes Above 200-Day Average

Investment Management Of Virginia Llc, which manages about $430.10 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) by 7,321 shares to 27,935 shares, valued at $3.58 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Blackrock Inc. (NYSE:BLK) by 960 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,767 shares, and cut its stake in Bottomline Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:EPAY).

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.20, from 1.31 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 54 investors sold IVZ shares while 165 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. 300.52 million shares or 2.47% less from 308.14 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Peapack Gladstone Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). Clearbridge Invs Limited Liability stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). Arvest Bank & Trust Tru Division reported 355,770 shares stake. Citadel Advisors Ltd owns 1.43M shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Huntington Fincl Bank reported 0.01% in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). 59,202 were reported by Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees. Raab & Moskowitz Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.15% invested in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) for 9,364 shares. Ameritas Investment Prtn Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). X Mngmt Lc holds 7,512 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Parametric Portfolio Lc holds 0.06% or 1.98 million shares. Chemical State Bank reported 64,784 shares. Cls Investments Ltd Co reported 0.01% in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). The Tennessee-based Highland Capital Ltd Com has invested 0.38% in Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ). Norinchukin Savings Bank The accumulated 0.02% or 32,646 shares.

Another recent and important Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) news was published by 247Wallst.com which published an article titled: “Vodafone, Invesco Slide into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club” on June 18, 2018.

Among 17 analysts covering Invesco (NYSE:IVZ), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Invesco had 83 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) earned “Positive” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, September 3. The stock of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 17. Goldman Sachs upgraded Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) on Wednesday, March 15 to “Conviction Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Thursday, March 17. The stock of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. On Thursday, May 24 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral”. As per Monday, June 27, the company rating was downgraded by Citigroup. As per Friday, December 15, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 18 by Deutsche Bank. Jefferies maintained Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) rating on Friday, April 7. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $33 target.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 selling transactions for $14.91 million activity. CAROME KEVIN M also sold $834,500 worth of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) shares. $98,960 worth of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) was bought by Beshar Sarah on Tuesday, February 27. $171,550 worth of Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ) was sold by Lege Annette on Friday, March 9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 15 investors sold AFG shares while 120 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 52.47 million shares or 0.63% more from 52.14 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 0.03% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 53,310 shares. Laurion Capital Lp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 23,400 shares. Manufacturers Life The reported 111,012 shares. Sei has invested 0.01% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Susquehanna Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Morgan Stanley reported 288,932 shares. Advisor Prns Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.05% or 2,439 shares in its portfolio. Leavell Inv Mngmt Inc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 7,600 shares. Jane Street Grp Inc Ltd reported 0% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Bokf Na accumulated 0.01% or 1,916 shares. Putnam Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company, Massachusetts-based fund reported 41,079 shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) stated it has 2,700 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Victory Mngmt holds 0.55% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) or 2.26 million shares. Mutual Of America Cap Management Ltd Llc holds 0.13% or 72,791 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 31,433 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 6 selling transactions for $27.48 million activity. Shares for $600,295 were sold by BERDING JOHN B on Thursday, March 22. Shares for $11.01M were sold by LINDNER CARL H III. JOSEPH GREGORY G bought 500 shares worth $56,750. Peraino Vito C had sold 51,000 shares worth $5.81M on Monday, February 5. LINDNER S CRAIG sold $4.42M worth of stock or 40,000 shares.

Analysts await American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.81 EPS, up 12.42% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.61 per share. AFG’s profit will be $160.97M for 15.14 P/E if the $1.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.42 actual EPS reported by American Financial Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.21% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. American Financial Group had 7 analyst reports since January 19, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 11 by Buckingham Research. The stock of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, August 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral” on Friday, December 2. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 1 by Sandler O’Neill. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy”.

More notable recent American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “World Cup coming to US; Cincinnati could host games” on June 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “American Financial (AFG) Investor Meetings – Slideshow” published on June 07, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “FC Cincinnati owner sells $16M worth of stock” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Is American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) A Smart Choice For Dividend Investors?” published on June 06, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Commercial Club of Cincinnati elects top-level local executives as officers” with publication date: June 06, 2018.

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