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$0.77 EPS Expected for The Navigators Group, Inc. (NAVG); DWS Municipal Income Trust Has 1.4 Sentiment

DWS Municipal Income Trust (KTF) investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.19, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 28 institutional investors started new or increased stock positions, while 20 sold and reduced their positions in DWS Municipal Income Trust. The institutional investors in our database now have: 3.58 million shares, up from 2.48 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding DWS Municipal Income Trust in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 15 Increased: 12 New Position: 16.

Analysts expect The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) to report $0.77 EPS on May, 7 after the close.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 13.24% from last quarter’s $0.68 EPS. NAVG’s profit would be $22.87M giving it 18.83 P/E if the $0.77 EPS is correct. After having $0.81 EPS previously, The Navigators Group, Inc.’s analysts see -4.94% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $58. About 28,763 shares traded. The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) has risen 6.75% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.80% the S&P500.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $113,020 activity. On Thursday, March 8 the insider Bach Carl L III sold $113,020.

The Navigators Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, underwrites ocean marine, property and casualty, professional liability, and specialty insurance services and products in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.72 billion. The firm operates through the U.S. It has a 42.96 P/E ratio. Insurance, International Insurance, and Global Reinsurance divisions.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.07, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 13 investors sold The Navigators Group, Inc. shares while 40 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 21.86 million shares or 0.83% more from 21.68 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0% in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG). Principal Grp Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) for 168,679 shares. Assetmark invested in 20 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Co holds 0% or 1,100 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, State Street has 0% invested in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG). Jennison Associate Ltd Co owns 23,966 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 296,442 are held by Invest Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Liability Com. The Pennsylvania-based Sei Co has invested 0% in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG). Comerica Bank holds 0.07% in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) or 227,044 shares. Alphaone Invest Services Ltd reported 2,607 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 0.01% or 15,157 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Glenmede Na has invested 0% in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG). Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG). 1.00M are owned by Advisory Rech Inc. State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG).

Among 4 analysts covering Navigators Group (NASDAQ:NAVG), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Navigators Group had 9 analyst reports since May 27, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wood given on Wednesday, December 6. The stock of The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Sandler O’Neill. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 7 report. The stock of The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, September 18. Wood maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $86 target in Friday, May 27 report. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Sell”. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Tuesday, February 20. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the shares of NAVG in report on Monday, November 7 to “Hold” rating.

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.0298 during the last trading session, reaching $11.0652. About 49,642 shares traded. Deutsche Municipal Income Trust (KTF) has declined 15.48% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.03% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $29,417 activity.

Mariner Investment Group Llc holds 1.94% of its portfolio in Deutsche Municipal Income Trust for 389,461 shares. Robinson Capital Management Llc owns 299,192 shares or 1.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Summit Financial Wealth Advisors Llc has 0.36% invested in the company for 88,884 shares. The Maryland-based Macroview Investment Management Llc has invested 0.14% in the stock. Thomas J. Herzfeld Advisors Inc., a Florida-based fund reported 30,510 shares.

The Navigators Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NAVG) Institutional Positions Chart

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