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As Humana (HUM) Market Valuation Rose, Holder Cipher Capital LP Has Cut Its Stake; Amarillo National Bank Stake in J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Com (JPM) Boosted by $380,285

Amarillo National Bank increased its stake in J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Com (JPM) by 19.64% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Amarillo National Bank bought 4,003 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 24,381 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.33 million, up from 20,378 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Amarillo National Bank who had been investing in J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $399.94B market cap company. The stock increased 1.56% or $1.795 during the last trading session, reaching $116.775. About 8.04M shares traded. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.04% the S&P500.

Cipher Capital Lp decreased its stake in Humana Inc (HUM) by 89.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cipher Capital Lp sold 8,733 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.38% with the market. The hedge fund held 1,001 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $244,000, down from 9,734 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Cipher Capital Lp who had been investing in Humana Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $37.22 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.93% or $2.5 during the last trading session, reaching $270.31. About 554,350 shares traded. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) has risen 35.38% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.68% the S&P500.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $6.64 million activity. Another trade for 9,786 shares valued at $2.53M was sold by Bierbower Elizabeth D. $1.75M worth of stock was sold by BILNEY JODY L on Friday, December 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold HUM shares while 184 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 201 raised stakes. 131.39 million shares or 2.57% less from 134.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pitcairn Company accumulated 2,593 shares. Td Asset Management owns 165,773 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.09% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Loomis Sayles And Lp invested in 101,713 shares. Tarbox Family Office has invested 0% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Highland Capital Limited Partnership, a Texas-based fund reported 35,340 shares. Comerica National Bank & Trust holds 0.08% or 41,299 shares. Todd Asset Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 2,057 shares in its portfolio. Checchi Cap Advisers has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Segment Wealth Management Limited Co invested in 0.06% or 1,000 shares. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Ser Ltd Liability Corporation has 3,403 shares. Gateway Invest Advisers Ltd Llc accumulated 8,564 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Bluecrest Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.07% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Gotham Asset Management Lc has invested 0.08% in Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM). Cadence Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 5,887 shares.

Analysts await Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $3.21 earnings per share, up 16.73% or $0.46 from last year’s $2.75 per share. HUM’s profit will be $441.96 million for 21.05 P/E if the $3.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.06 actual earnings per share reported by Humana Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 55.83% EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Humana had 75 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) rating on Monday, November 9. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $215 target. On Tuesday, January 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold”. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating by IBC on Friday, March 31. Cowen & Co maintained Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM) rating on Monday, October 23. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $275.0 target. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $23000 target in Tuesday, June 6 report. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $23000 target in Friday, July 7 report. The rating was downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, December 7 to “Hold”.

Cipher Capital Lp, which manages about $339.00M and $1.33B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) by 62,014 shares to 115,505 shares, valued at $4.81 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Caretrust Reit Inc (NASDAQ:CTRE) by 82,226 shares in the quarter, for a total of 150,995 shares, and has risen its stake in Hologic Inc (NASDAQ:HOLX).

Since October 25, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 9 sales for $22.34 million activity. The insider Erdoes Mary E. sold 65,101 shares worth $7.31 million. $5.43M worth of stock was sold by Petno Douglas B on Saturday, January 13. Another trade for 26,532 shares valued at $3.01M was sold by Scher Peter. Friedman Stacey sold 2,099 shares worth $214,019. Another trade for 9,194 shares valued at $1.03M was made by Lake Marianne on Saturday, January 13. $825,327 worth of stock was bought by CROWN JAMES S on Tuesday, January 16.

Among 33 analysts covering JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 111 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bruyette & Woods” upgraded JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on Monday, August 17 to “Outperform” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 9 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, October 13. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Wells Fargo. The stock of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) earned “Outperform” rating by KBW on Monday, August 17. UBS maintained JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) rating on Monday, January 18. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $63 target. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Friday, January 15. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 14 by Argus Research.

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