Sandy Spring Bank Upped Aflac (AFL) Stake; Town Sports International Holdings (CLUB) Has 2.33 Sentiment

June 29, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Town Sports International Holdings Inc (CLUB) investors sentiment increased to 2.33 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.26, from 2.07 in 2017Q4. The ratio is positive, as 35 active investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 15 cut down and sold holdings in Town Sports International Holdings Inc. The active investment managers in our database now possess: 16.34 million shares, up from 15.28 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Town Sports International Holdings Inc in top ten positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 12 Increased: 21 New Position: 14.

Sandy Spring Bank increased Aflac Incorporated (AFL) stake by 90.77% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Sandy Spring Bank acquired 39,040 shares as Aflac Incorporated (AFL)’s stock declined 0.09%. The Sandy Spring Bank holds 82,050 shares with $3.59M value, up from 43,010 last quarter. Aflac Incorporated now has $33.53B valuation. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $43.31. About 1.40 million shares traded. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 21.38% since June 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.81% the S&P500. Some Historical AFL News: 25/04/2018 – AFLAC 1Q REV. $5.5B, EST. $5.47B; 02/04/2018 – Fitch Assigns ‘A+’ IFS to Aflac Japan Insurance Subsidiary; Outlook Stable

Sandy Spring Bank decreased Ishares Russell Midcap Value Index (IWS) stake by 6,344 shares to 10,638 valued at $919,000 in 2018Q1. It also reduced Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE:HST) stake by 17,859 shares and now owns 4,195 shares. Novartis Ag (NYSE:NVS) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 7.76 in 2018 Q1. Its up 6.70, from 1.06 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 56 investors sold AFL shares while 35 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 624 raised stakes. 1.00 billion shares or 291.45% more from 256.45 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Mason Street Limited Company reported 0.11% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Naples Global Limited Liability Company holds 0.44% or 33,890 shares. 170 were accumulated by First Interstate National Bank & Trust. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc holds 15,411 shares. Buckingham Asset Mngmt Lc has 0.04% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 5,043 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board owns 74,906 shares. Bartlett & Limited Liability Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Amer Grp Inc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Blume Capital Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 2,000 shares. First Tru Advsr Limited Partnership owns 0.12% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 1.22M shares. Nelson Roberts Investment Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Dnb Asset Management As holds 0% or 101,160 shares. 61,978 were accumulated by Convergence Investment Prtnrs Limited Liability. Maple Cap Mgmt Inc has invested 0.06% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) accumulated 57,212 shares.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $2.81 million activity. On Wednesday, February 28 the insider HOWARD JUNE P sold $239,194. Shares for $437,155 were sold by KNAPP CHARLES B. MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L bought 550 shares worth $49,022. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $178,090 was made by Lloyd Karole on Tuesday, February 20. AMOS DANIEL P also sold $2.24M worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Friday, February 16. Another trade for 1,300 shares valued at $117,123 was sold by TILLMAN AUDREY B.

Among 13 analysts covering AFLAC Inc (NYSE:AFL), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. AFLAC Inc had 15 analyst reports since January 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, March 20, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AFL in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Sell” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, March 21 report. Sandler O’Neill maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Thursday, April 5 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 9 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold”. Bank of America maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rating on Monday, March 26. Bank of America has “Neutral” rating and $49 target. Raymond James upgraded Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rating on Monday, January 22. Raymond James has “Buy” rating and $100.0 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, March 27. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust.

More news for Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “EY Announces Patrick Walsh, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. as …” on May 31, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “EY announces Patrick Walsh of Town Sports International Holding Inc., named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award …” and published on June 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

Analysts await Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.04 EPS, up 300.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. CLUB’s profit will be $1.09M for 88.75 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual EPS reported by Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.16% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $14.2. About 143,504 shares traded. Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (CLUB) has risen 168.13% since June 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 155.56% the S&P500. Some Historical CLUB News: 26/04/2018 – Town Sports International 1Q EPS 4c; 21/03/2018 S&P PLACED TOWN SPORTS INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC. ON CREDIT WATCH ‘POSITIVE’ FROM ‘NEGATIVE’; RATING ‘CCC+’; 16/04/2018 – S&P REVISES TOWN SPORTS INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC. TO RATING ‘B-‘ FROM ‘CCC+’; 22/04/2018 – DJ Town Sports International Holdings , Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (CLUB); 16/04/2018 – S&PGR Upgrades Town Sports International To ‘B-‘; Otlk Stable; 21/03/2018 – S&PGR: Town Sports Intl Hldgs Ratings Placed On Watch Positive; 21/03/2018 – S&P: Town Sports International Watch Reflects Improved Operating Performance; 26/04/2018 – Town Sports International 1Q Rev $107.1M; 26/04/2018 – TOWN SPORTS INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC QTRLY SHR $0.04; 04/05/2018 – Boston Sports Clubs Announces Partnership with KIND Healthy Snacks in Support of Nurses

Cmt Asset Management Ltd holds 39.55% of its portfolio in Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. for 233,668 shares. Hg Vora Capital Management Llc owns 8.50 million shares or 4.32% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stadium Capital Management Llc has 2.53% invested in the company for 741,218 shares. The Illinois-based Rothschild Investment Corp Il has invested 0.23% in the stock. Eam Investors Llc, a California-based fund reported 93,046 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 6 sales for $112,693 activity.

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