As Aflac (AFL) Share Price Rose, Tnb Financial Raised Stake by $1.17 Million; Scripps Networks Interactive A (SNI) Shareholder Lenox Wealth Management Has Lowered Its Holding as Shares Declined

February 15, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Tnb Financial increased its stake in Aflac Inc (AFL) by 33.01% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tnb Financial bought 14,413 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.90% with the market. The institutional investor held 58,080 shares of the accident &health insurance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.73 million, up from 43,667 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Tnb Financial who had been investing in Aflac Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $34.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.84% or $1.58 during the last trading session, reaching $87.65. About 2.25M shares traded or 3.29% up from the average. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 7.68% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500.

Lenox Wealth Management Inc decreased its stake in Scripps Networks Interactive Inc A (SNI) by 9.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lenox Wealth Management Inc sold 10,609 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.51% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 105,112 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.03M, down from 115,721 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc who had been investing in Scripps Networks Interactive Inc A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.38 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $87.58. About 481,203 shares traded. Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE:SNI) has risen 9.83% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is negative, 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. Scout Invs Inc has invested 0.67% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Moreover, Busey Tru Co has 0.04% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Perkins Management stated it has 1.32% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Tompkins Corp stated it has 1,207 shares. Moreover, Hollow Brook Wealth Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.37% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 6,235 shares. Murphy Management Incorporated holds 18,050 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp holds 3.08 million shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Bb&T Corporation invested in 0.1% or 61,354 shares. Palladium Prtnrs Ltd Com holds 0.21% or 33,430 shares. M&T Savings Bank holds 98,448 shares. Whittier invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Boston Ptnrs owns 1.60 million shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Brandywine Glob Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.21% or 402,045 shares in its portfolio. Suntrust Banks stated it has 74,505 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Linscomb And Williams invested in 0.02% or 2,858 shares.

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 stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, November 26. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, July 3. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sell” rating and $7100 target in Monday, July 31 report. Bank of America upgraded Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Thursday, April 6 to “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Thursday, February 1 with “Sell” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, August 11 report. As per Friday, October 7, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup.

Tnb Financial, which manages about $602.89 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) by 5,210 shares to 38,725 shares, valued at $8.13M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Praxair Inc Com (NYSE:PX) by 3,766 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4,077 shares, and cut its stake in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE).

Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $2.40 million activity. Daniels James Todd sold $50,525 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Friday, September 29. On Thursday, October 26 the insider TILLMAN AUDREY B sold $25,907. $125,363 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by JOHNSON DOUGLAS WAYNE. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $2.10 million was made by CLONINGER KRISS III on Thursday, September 21.

Among 19 analysts covering Scripps Networks (NYSE:SNI), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Scripps Networks had 52 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. Morgan Stanley maintained Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) on Thursday, August 24 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 1 by Argus Research. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, August 14. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 10. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, October 5 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 23 by Citigroup. M Partners maintained the shares of SNI in report on Friday, May 6 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 20 with “Sector Perform”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.58 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.63, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 97 investors sold SNI shares while 186 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 74.60 million shares or 21.30% less from 94.78 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 183,505 shares. Bessemer Group holds 0% in Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) or 43 shares. Pggm accumulated 116,293 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com New York invested in 47,118 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 27,142 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Perella Weinberg Ptnrs Cap Mgmt LP invested in 156,035 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI). Cleararc Cap stated it has 2,469 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Welch And Forbes holds 0.01% or 2,375 shares in its portfolio. Virginia Retirement System Et Al holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) for 21,000 shares. Acadian Asset Management Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI). Cibc World Markets owns 5,926 shares. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Usa) holds 20,000 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt reported 7,804 shares. Barry Advsrs Limited Liability reported 3.29% of its portfolio in Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI).

Analysts await Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNI) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $1.25 earnings per share, up 22.55% or $0.23 from last year’s $1.02 per share. SNI’s profit will be $162.39M for 17.52 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual earnings per share reported by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.05% EPS growth.

Lenox Wealth Management Inc, which manages about $693.17 million and $291.11M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gemalto (GTOMY) by 33,036 shares to 83,264 shares, valued at $1.86M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in International Business Machines Corp (NYSE:IBM) by 5,724 shares in the quarter, for a total of 5,884 shares, and has risen its stake in Fitbit Inc.

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