Rainier Investment Management Has Decreased Amn Healthcare Services (AHS) Stake By $4.15 Million, Prospector Partners Has Decreased Aflac (AFL) Holding

June 19, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Prospector Partners Llc decreased Aflac Inc (AFL) stake by 9.4% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Prospector Partners Llc sold 8,300 shares as Aflac Inc (AFL)’s stock rose 3.90%. The Prospector Partners Llc holds 80,000 shares with $5.57M value, down from 88,300 last quarter. Aflac Inc now has $31.64 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.99% or $0.78 reaching $79.15. About 1.76M shares traded or 6.02% up from the average. AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 7.68% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500.

Rainier Investment Management Llc decreased Amn Healthcare Services Inc (AHS) stake by 37.53% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Rainier Investment Management Llc sold 109,190 shares as Amn Healthcare Services Inc (AHS)’s stock 0.00%. The Rainier Investment Management Llc holds 181,750 shares with $6.99 million value, down from 290,940 last quarter. Amn Healthcare Services Inc now has $1.73B valuation. The stock rose 0.42% or $0.15 reaching $36.2. About 286,879 shares traded. AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AHS) has 0.00% since June 19, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $1.63 EPS, down 4.68% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.71 per share. AFL’s profit will be $651.59 million for 12.14 P/E if the $1.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.67 actual EPS reported by AFLAC Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.40% negative EPS growth.

Prospector Partners Llc increased Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) stake by 142,400 shares to 161,200 valued at $6.21 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Carmax Inc (Put) (NYSE:KMX) stake by 7,500 shares and now owns 103,000 shares. Price T Rowe Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) was raised too.

Since February 3, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 15 insider sales for $21.49 million activity. $362,589 worth of AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by JOHNSON ROBERT B. 2,000 AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) shares with value of $136,839 were bought by Lloyd Karole. On Monday, March 13 the insider TILLMAN AUDREY B sold $64,763. YAMAUCHI HIROSHI had sold 19,850 shares worth $1.41 million. 222,889 shares were sold by AMOS PAUL S II, worth $17.25M. Shares for $101,351 were sold by Daniels James Todd. 1,317 shares valued at $95,595 were sold by AMOS DANIEL P on Thursday, March 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.09, from 0.92 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 66 investors sold AFL shares while 316 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 245 raised stakes. 251.81 million shares or 1.17% more from 248.91 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Glenmede Tru Na holds 0.03% or 82,633 shares in its portfolio. Mackenzie has invested 0.15% in AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Inv Advsrs Lc owns 12,368 shares. Fort Washington Advsr Oh owns 67,574 shares. Ftb Advsrs has 0.04% invested in AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Greenleaf Tru holds 166,337 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio. Meeder Asset invested in 0.65% or 97,824 shares. Veritable LP reported 14,471 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Seaward Mngmt Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 7,527 shares. Envestnet Asset Management, a Illinois-based fund reported 35,208 shares. Umb Commercial Bank N A Mo stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Smithfield Trust invested in 3,978 shares. Moreover, Washington Comml Bank has 0.03% invested in AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 1,725 shares. Tetrem Cap Mngmt Limited holds 362,292 shares. Cetera Advisor Net Limited owns 3,969 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Aflac Incorporated had 30 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Monday, May 23. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, May 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, August 19. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26 with “Neutral”. Sandler O’Neill reinitiated the shares of AFL in report on Friday, December 11 with “Hold” rating. The stock of AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, September 10. Bruyette & Woods;KBW; KBW” upgraded it to “Mkt Perform” rating and $68.0 target in Thursday, August 27 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 5. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, October 7. Raymond James maintained AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rating on Wednesday, April 19. Raymond James has “” rating and $80 target.

Since January 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $3.67 million activity. Scott Brian M. sold $720,217 worth of stock or 17,992 shares. $55,058 worth of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) was sold by FOLETTA MARK G. Henderson Ralph also sold $129,960 worth of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) on Thursday, February 16. 10,457 shares were sold by Jackson Denise L, worth $434,522. The insider WHEAT DOUGLAS D sold 5,532 shares worth $230,242. On Monday, February 27 Weaver Paul E sold $620,501 worth of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) or 15,000 shares. 4,560 shares were sold by STERN ANDREW M, worth $189,812.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.25, from 1.12 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 47 investors sold AHS shares while 91 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 45.91 million shares or 3.06% more from 44.54 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Pitcairn Com has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN). Putnam Investments Limited Com holds 0.01% or 150,500 shares. Parkside Fin Retail Bank Tru has 28 shares. California State Teachers Retirement reported 0.01% stake. Bokf Na stated it has 55,946 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Affinity Wealth stated it has 7,103 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 10,965 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 50,413 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tudor Investment Et Al invested in 0.01% or 6,452 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement reported 11,700 shares stake. Brick And Kyle Assocs accumulated 500 shares. Intrust Comml Bank Na reported 0.09% stake. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% or 329,101 shares in its portfolio. Department Mb Financial Bank N A invested in 1,475 shares. Baldwin Brothers Ma holds 0% of its portfolio in AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE:AMN) for 321 shares.

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