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Numeric Investors Cut Its Lincoln Natl Ind (LNC) Holding; Shorts at Freightcar America (RAIL) Lowered By 13.1%

Numeric Investors Llc decreased Lincoln Natl Corp Ind (LNC) stake by 12.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Numeric Investors Llc sold 53,900 shares as Lincoln Natl Corp Ind (LNC)’s stock declined 8.83%. The Numeric Investors Llc holds 383,087 shares with $28.15M value, down from 436,987 last quarter. Lincoln Natl Corp Ind now has $16.86 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $77.29. About 357,078 shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 47.27% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.57% the S&P500.

Freightcar America Inc (NASDAQ:RAIL) had a decrease of 13.1% in short interest. RAIL’s SI was 265,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 13.1% from 305,300 shares previously. With 55,100 avg volume, 5 days are for Freightcar America Inc (NASDAQ:RAIL)’s short sellers to cover RAIL’s short positions. The SI to Freightcar America Inc’s float is 2.2%. The stock decreased 2.46% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $15.87. About 21,272 shares traded. FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) has risen 17.23% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.53% the S&P500.

FreightCar America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and sells railcars for the transportation of bulk commodities and containerized freight products primarily in North America. The company has market cap of $196.72 million. The firm offers a range of freight cars, including open top hoppers, covered hoppers, and gondolas; intermodal flats, such as well cars; and non-intermodal flat cars comprising slab, hot slab, ribbon rail, and bulkhead flats. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides stainless steel and hybrid stainless steel, and aluminum-bodied railcars, such as coal cars; and mill gondolas, coil gondolas, triple hoppers, ore hoppers, ballast hopper cars, aggregate hopper cars, boxcars, woodchip hoppers, aluminum vehicle carriers, and articulated bulk container railcars.

Among 4 analysts covering FreightCar America (NASDAQ:RAIL), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. FreightCar America had 12 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of RAIL in report on Tuesday, September 19 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, May 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Longbow to “Neutral”. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Friday, August 7 to “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $13 target in Wednesday, November 2 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, November 7. The stock of FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 13. Longbow initiated FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) on Wednesday, June 21 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.61, from 1.49 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 7 investors sold FreightCar America, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 9.73 million shares or 2.27% more from 9.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Aqr Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0% invested in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) for 55,537 shares. Ameritas Prtn invested in 1,042 shares. Acadian Asset Management Ltd Liability owns 132,172 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Sterling Capital Management Lc stated it has 0.01% in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL). Fairfax Can holds 0.18% or 110,000 shares in its portfolio. Us Bankshares De owns 14,493 shares. Millennium Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) for 129,385 shares. Boston Ptnrs has 0.03% invested in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) for 1.08M shares. Northern Tru invested in 0% or 142,461 shares. Numeric Ltd Liability Corp has 0.08% invested in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) for 536,575 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc has 20,546 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Citigroup Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) for 5,643 shares. Parametric Associate Ltd Liability Com holds 60,566 shares. Wells Fargo Mn owns 0% invested in FreightCar America, Inc. (NASDAQ:RAIL) for 298,570 shares. Morgan Dempsey Cap Management Limited Liability Co invested in 28,118 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Lincoln National had 51 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) on Monday, November 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, September 23. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, November 28 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, May 5. Sandler O’Neill initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 1. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 22 by Raymond James. As per Tuesday, August 15, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of LNC in report on Friday, December 8 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold LNC shares while 232 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 171.85 million shares or 0.51% less from 172.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Mngmt Ltd invested in 2.35 million shares or 0.06% of the stock. Wealthtrust holds 0.04% or 978 shares in its portfolio. Utah Retirement Systems reported 0.07% stake. Bb&T Securities Ltd Com holds 14,922 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. North Mgmt Corp reported 3,500 shares. Arizona State Retirement invested in 98,983 shares. Breton Hill Capital Limited has 9,650 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated, a New York-based fund reported 2.62 million shares. Allsquare Wealth Limited has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). The Indiana-based Monarch Capital Mgmt has invested 0.12% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Mason Street Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.06% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Rothschild Invest Il holds 8,560 shares. Citigroup Incorporated invested 0.02% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). State Bank Of Hawaii holds 4,310 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Lau Associates Llc accumulated 26,800 shares.

Numeric Investors Llc increased Primerica Inc (NYSE:PRI) stake by 35,880 shares to 57,980 valued at $4.73M in 2017Q3. It also upped Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 995,200 shares and now owns 1.92 million shares. Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) was raised too.

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