As Aflac (AFL) Valuation Declined, Eagleclaw Capital Managment Has Upped by $550,400 Its Stake; As D R Horton (DHI) Stock Price Declined, Quantum Capital Management Has Lowered Position by $343,957

August 12, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

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Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc increased its stake in Aflac Inc (AFL) by 100% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc bought 12,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 0.09% with the market. The institutional investor held 25,600 shares of the accident &health insurance company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.12M, up from 12,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Eagleclaw Capital Managment Llc who had been investing in Aflac Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.69B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $46.48. About 2.49M shares traded. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 21.38% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.81% the S&P500.

Quantum Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in D R Horton Inc (DHI) by 1.79% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Quantum Capital Management Llc sold 7,999 shares as the company’s stock declined 3.70% with the market. The institutional investor held 439,358 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $19.26M, down from 447,357 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Quantum Capital Management Llc who had been investing in D R Horton Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.94 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $44.92. About 3.58M shares traded. D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) has risen 28.42% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.85% the S&P500. Some Historical DHI News: 23/04/2018 – SOHN CONFERENCE: KHOURY SAYS DHI IS BECOMING A PURE-PLAY HOME MANUFACTURER LIKE NVR, WITH FEWER RISKS; 26/04/2018 – D.R. HORTON SAYS RISING RATES ARE NOT HURTING DEMAND; 04/04/2018 – Lennar raises home sales forecast ahead of spring selling season; 26/04/2018 – D.R. HORTON INC QTRLY SHR $0.91; 26/04/2018 – D.R. HORTON – IN FISCAL 2019 EXPECT FORESTAR TO GENERATE $300 MLN TO $350 MLN IN REVENUE AND ACCESS PUBLIC MARKETS FOR ADDITIONAL GROWTH CAPITAL; 28/03/2018 – D.R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, to Release 2018 Second Quarter Earnings on April 26, 2018; 26/04/2018 – D.R. HORTON INC – INCREASING FISCAL 2018 GUIDANCE FOR CONSOLIDATED PRE-TAX PROFIT MARGIN TO A RANGE OF 12.1% TO 12.3%; 20/04/2018 – Forestar Financial Information to Be Included in D.R. Horton’s Earnings Release and Conference Call on April 26, 2018; 26/04/2018 – Homebuilder D.R. Horton tops profit estimates, sees strong demand; 23/04/2018 – TABLE-Hedge fund managers’ investment picks from Sohn conference

Since February 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $2.08 million activity. $432,561 worth of stock was sold by HORTON DONALD R on Monday, March 5. WHEAT BILL W also sold $106,065 worth of D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) shares. The insider Murray Michael J sold 2,598 shares worth $109,505. Another trade for 4,455 shares valued at $201,812 was sold by Auld David V. Allen Barbara K also sold $110,794 worth of D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) shares.

Analysts await D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) to report earnings on November, 8. They expect $1.20 earnings per share, up 46.34% or $0.38 from last year’s $0.82 per share. DHI’s profit will be $452.48M for 9.36 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.18 actual earnings per share reported by D.R. Horton, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.69% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.07, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 69 investors sold DHI shares while 189 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 306.71 million shares or 0.84% more from 304.15 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Kepos LP owns 0.81% invested in D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) for 315,235 shares. Sumitomo Life Insurance stated it has 15,684 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Utah Retirement has 0.06% invested in D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) for 63,480 shares. Icon Advisers Incorporated, Colorado-based fund reported 226,062 shares. Natl Pension Service accumulated 413,396 shares. Waterfront Capital Prns Llc has 520,313 shares for 2.74% of their portfolio. M&T Commercial Bank Corp stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI). Gateway Invest Advisers Limited Liability Corporation owns 17,148 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.02% or 36,500 shares. Pennsylvania-based Clark Capital Management Group has invested 0.6% in D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI). Horizon Kinetics Limited Co reported 0.01% of its portfolio in D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI). Massmutual Tru Company Fsb Adv holds 0% or 92 shares. Alpine Woods Cap Investors Ltd Liability Co owns 82,426 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.06% stake. Pinnacle Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI).

Among 25 analysts covering DR Horton Inc (NYSE:DHI), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. DR Horton Inc had 82 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 8 by Raymond James. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of DHI in report on Thursday, April 7 with “Equalweight” rating. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Thursday, September 29 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, January 22. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, February 5. As per Friday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. UBS downgraded D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) on Friday, January 15 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, January 11. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, March 26 by Barclays Capital. As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was upgraded by UBS.

More news for D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “4 Stocks In Bullish Uptrends This Week” on July 31, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Analysing America’s Builders” and published on August 06, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 5 insider sales for $5.69 million activity. $49,022 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) shares were bought by MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L. $239,194 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by HOWARD JUNE P on Wednesday, February 28. Lloyd Karole bought $178,090 worth of stock. 66,447 shares were sold by KIRSCH ERIC M, worth $2.88 million. AMOS DANIEL P also sold $2.24 million worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Friday, February 16. The insider KNAPP CHARLES B sold 10,000 shares worth $437,155.

More important recent Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Aflac’s Q2 2018: A SWAN Stock” on July 28, 2018, also Fool.com published article titled: “3 Important Takeaways From Aflac’s 2nd Quarter”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Aflac’s (AFL) CEO Daniel Amos on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on July 27, 2018. More interesting news about Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Top Dividend Stocks With Yields Over 2%” with publication date: August 10, 2018.

Among 22 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Aflac Incorporated had 62 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the shares of AFL in report on Monday, May 23 to “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rating on Sunday, November 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $85.0 target. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, January 9. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Monday, July 3 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Thursday, August 27. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, December 11. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Monday, December 5.

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