Federated Investors INC (FII) Shares Declined While Ledyard National Bank Decreased by $4.18 Million Its Stake

April 16, 2018 - By James Douglas

Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.2. That’s change of 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 1.13. 17 investors sold all, 89 reduced holdings as FII ratio is positive. 83 grew positions while 44 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 76.77 million shares thus 3.41% less from 2017Q3’s 79.48 million shares. Mason Street has 46,725 shs for 0.04% of their capital. Rafferty Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 20,720 shs. Piermont Capital Mngmt Inc reported 72,737 shs. Capital City Trust Company Fl holds 64,432 shs or 0.81% of its capital. Bancshares Of Mellon invested in 0.02% or 2.37M shs. Covington Invest Advisors has invested 1.06% in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII). Continental Advsrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.95% in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII). New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 435,800 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% of its capital in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) for 100,000 shs. 145,683 were accumulated by Stratos Wealth Prns Limited. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 6,025 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Security Natl Trust has 5,450 shs for 0.06% of their capital. Raymond James And Associate holds 0% or 34,399 shs in its capital. Franklin Res Incorporated holds 0% in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) or 8,339 shs. Eastern Bank reported 0.15% of its capital in Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII).

FII had 8 selling transactions and 0 buys since December 14, 2017. This’s net activity of $2.07 million. 339 shs were sold by Novak Richard A, worth $11,595 on Tuesday, March 6. The insider Van Meter Stephen sold $2,087. 30,000 Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) shs with value of $1.04M were sold by DONAHUE THOMAS R. $399,149 worth of Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) was sold by FISHER JOHN B. Shares for $72,277 were sold by Uhlman Paul A. On Tuesday, March 6 the insider Ceresino Gordon J sold $153,438.

In 2017Q4 Securities and Exchange form is reported Ledyard National Bank’s holdings in Federated Investors Inc (FII) which was reduced by 65.06%. By selling 116,129 shares Ledyard National Bank made the stock sank with 10.02%. At the end of 2017Q4, the 62,375 shares of the finance company held by the institutional investor were valued at $2.25 million, down from 178,504 at the end of the previous reported quarter. For a total of 362,448 shares it increased its holding in Abb Ltd Spon Adr (NYSE:ABB) by 137,337 shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Kellogg Co (NYSE:K).

Analysts await Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.66 earnings per share, up 34.69 % or $0.17 from last year’s $0.49 per share. FII’s profit will be $66.65M for 12.00 P/E if the $0.66 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by Federated Investors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.20 % EPS growth.

Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) Ratings Coverage

In total 8 analysts cover Federated Investors (NYSE:FII). “Buy” rating has 0, “Sell” are 3, while 5 are “Hold”. 0 are bullish. 16 are the (NYSE:FII)’s analyst reports since October 17, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, April 10. On Tuesday, October 17 the stock of Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) has “Hold” rating given by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, January 26 the firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given. On Wednesday, October 18 the firm has “Hold” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, January 8 J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of FII in report to “Sell” rating. On Thursday, December 21 the firm has “Sell” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, April 11. On Friday, December 15 the firm earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, October 27 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock has “Sell” rating by Citigroup.

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