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American Financial Group 401 Retirement & Savings Plan Upped American Finl Group Ohio (AFG) Holding by $2.45 Million; Market Valuation Rose; Fayez Sarofim & Company Position in Wynnresortsltd. (WYNN) Has Raised by $1.01 Million

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Fayez Sarofim & Company increased its stake in Wynnresortsltd. (WYNN) by 40% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fayez Sarofim & Company bought 6,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.95% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 21,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $3.54M, up from 15,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fayez Sarofim & Company who had been investing in Wynnresortsltd. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $20.88B market cap company. The stock increased 1.23% or $2.34 during the last trading session, reaching $192.51. About 1.60M shares traded. Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) has risen 55.02% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.47% the S&P500.

American Financial Group Inc 401 Retirement & Savings Plan increased its stake in American Finl Group Inc Ohio (AFG) by 0.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. American Financial Group Inc 401 Retirement & Savings Plan bought 22,654 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.85% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 2.85 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $309.38M, up from 2.83 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. American Financial Group Inc 401 Retirement & Savings Plan who had been investing in American Finl Group Inc Ohio for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.77 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $109.86. About 380,547 shares traded or 20.04% up from the average. American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has risen 22.13% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.58% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 5 selling transactions for $16.52 million activity. Peraino Vito C sold $5.81 million worth of stock. Drosos Virginia sold $149,848 worth of stock. 50,000 American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) shares with value of $5.59M were sold by LINDNER CARL H III. Shares for $56,750 were bought by JOSEPH GREGORY G on Monday, February 26. $600,295 worth of stock was sold by BERDING JOHN B on Thursday, March 22.

More notable recent American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “American Financial Group Inc (AFG) Co-CEO & Co-President Carl H Lindner Iii Sold $5.6 million of Shares” on May 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “American Financial Group’s (AFG) CEO Carl Lindner on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 03, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “American Financial Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on NeoGenomics, Illinois Tool Works, Carriage Services, Gorman-Rupp …” published on May 01, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “MLS officials to meet with FC Cincinnati owners, visit stadium site” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Among 4 analysts covering American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. American Financial Group had 7 analyst reports since January 19, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, August 12 to “Buy”. Sandler O’Neill maintained American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) rating on Thursday, February 1. Sandler O’Neill has “Buy” rating and $132.0 target. The stock of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 2 by Macquarie Research. The stock of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, January 10, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. Buckingham Research initiated the shares of AFG in report on Monday, September 11 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 31 investors sold AFG shares while 105 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 52.14 million shares or 1.62% more from 51.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Investec Asset Mgmt owns 1.29M shares. Pub Sector Pension Board invested 0.03% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Daiwa Grp has invested 0% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). New York-based Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Vanguard Gp Inc has 0.03% invested in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Robeco Institutional Asset Bv holds 0.11% or 191,287 shares. Earnest Partners Ltd Llc reported 35 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 187,379 shares stake. Arizona State Retirement Sys stated it has 49,470 shares. Ls Advsrs Ltd Liability Com accumulated 7,869 shares. Advsrs Asset Mngmt stated it has 11,616 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The invested in 114,629 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 26,491 are held by Cornerstone Mgmt Limited Liability Company. Ent Financial Services Corporation invested in 255 shares or 0.01% of the stock. British Columbia Invest Mgmt accumulated 39,846 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

More notable recent Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Wynn Resorts Launches Women’s Leadership Forum Series with Inaugural Event at Wynn Las Vegas” on May 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Drama At Wynn Could Delay Shareholder Meeting” published on May 05, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Wynn Stock Slips Despite Positive Earnings Report” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Loeb’s Third Point LLC Enters Adobe (ADBE), EA (EA), Wynn (WYN) (more…) – 13F” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Q1 13F Roundup: How Buffett, Einhorn, Ackman And Others Adjusted Their Portfolio” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 37 investors sold WYNN shares while 149 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 153 raised stakes. 71.04 million shares or 2.78% less from 73.07 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gam Ag holds 0.13% or 25,791 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0.05% or 133,998 shares. Atlantic Tru Gp has 0% invested in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) for 278 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Co owns 4,646 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Moreover, Assetmark Incorporated has 0% invested in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Kepos Limited Partnership reported 6,489 shares. Ent Serv reported 0.27% of its portfolio in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). First Republic Mngmt holds 0.03% or 25,537 shares. Cetera Advisor Limited Liability Com has 0.01% invested in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Fayez Sarofim And invested in 21,000 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Cypress Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company (Wy), Wyoming-based fund reported 275 shares. Pictet Asset Ltd has invested 0.02% in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Valley Advisers has invested 0% in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). Lone Pine Capital Ltd Liability Com accumulated 1.27 million shares or 1.12% of the stock.

Among 29 analysts covering Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Wynn Resorts had 99 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 9. On Wednesday, February 7 the stock rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Telsey Advisory. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, April 13. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. The stock of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Roth Capital. Jefferies maintained Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) on Thursday, March 8 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, January 26 by CFRA. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Friday, February 3 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group with “Outperform” on Thursday, November 3.

Fayez Sarofim & Company, which manages about $31.66 billion and $19.30 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Kelloggco (NYSE:K) by 13,131 shares to 750,232 shares, valued at $51.00M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Lincolnelectrichldgs (NASDAQ:LECO) by 16,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 239,700 shares, and cut its stake in Novo (NYSE:NVO).

Since March 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $2.15 billion activity. MADDOX MATT also sold $3.53 million worth of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) on Tuesday, May 1. The insider WYNN STEPHEN A sold $738.90 million.

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