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Dean Investment Associates Has Lifted Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) Position By $3.26 Million; Last Week KLA-Tencor (KLAC) Coverage

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Among 20 analysts covering KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. KLA-Tencor Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Friday, September 25. The rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy” on Tuesday, September 22. As per Monday, April 30, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $152 target in Friday, April 27 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, October 30 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Friday, October 27. The stock of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, April 12. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by Needham. See KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) latest ratings:

15/05/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Outperform New Target: $140 Initiates Coverage On
30/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $122 New Target: $127 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $116.0000 Upgrade
27/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $134 New Target: $130 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $139 New Target: $143 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $151 New Target: $152 Maintain
12/04/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $150 Initiates Coverage On
21/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0
22/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Old Rating: Negative New Rating: Neutral Upgrade

Dean Investment Associates Llc increased Northwest Bancshares (NWBI) stake by 319.4% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Dean Investment Associates Llc acquired 203,459 shares as Northwest Bancshares (NWBI)’s stock declined 3.55%. The Dean Investment Associates Llc holds 267,159 shares with $4.47M value, up from 63,700 last quarter. Northwest Bancshares now has $1.74 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.065 during the last trading session, reaching $16.915. About 93,769 shares traded. Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) has declined 1.51% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.06% the S&P500.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $3.04 million activity. Shares for $273,125 were sold by Higashi Emiko. 47 shares were sold by Trafas Brian M., worth $5,235 on Tuesday, January 30. $296,637 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) was sold by Khan Ahmad A. on Friday, February 9. Higgins Bren D. also sold $96,434 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Thursday, March 1. $1.46M worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) was sold by WALLACE RICHARD P on Wednesday, January 31. Bell Bobby R sold $462,977 worth of KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) on Thursday, February 1.

More recent KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “KLA-Tencor Set To Substantially Underperform Competition In 2018” on May 07, 2018. Also Investorplace.com published the news titled: “4 Top-Ranked Semiconductor Stocks to Buy” on May 16, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “‘A Good Time To Buy Equipment Stocks’: Citi Upgrades Lam Research, Updates Sector Model” with publication date: May 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nano-electronics industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $17.75 billion. It offers chip manufacturing products, such as front-end defect inspection tools, defect review systems, advanced packaging process control systems, metrology solutions, in-situ process monitoring products, and lithography software; wafer manufacturing products comprising wafer manufacturing products comprising surface and defect inspection, wafer geometry and nanotopography metrology, and data management; and reticle manufacturing products, such as defect inspection and pattern placement metrology products. It has a 27.38 P/E ratio. The firm also provides light emitting diode , power device, and compound semiconductor manufacturing products consisting of patterned wafer inspection, defect inspection, surface metrology, and data management products; thin-film head metrology and inspection, virtual lithography, in-situ process monitoring, transparent and metal substrate inspection, and data management products for data storage media/head manufacturing; and stylus and optical profiling, and optical inspection products for microelectromechanical systems manufacturing, as well as products for general purpose/lab applications.

The stock increased 0.19% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $113.89. About 285,732 shares traded. KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) has risen 12.54% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.48, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 31 investors sold KLA-Tencor Corporation shares while 145 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 138.11 million shares or 0.96% less from 139.45 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brinker Cap Inc reported 0.03% of its portfolio in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC). Ledyard Commercial Bank holds 0.02% of its portfolio in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 1,420 shares. Contravisory Management invested in 0.12% or 3,199 shares. State Street Corp holds 0.06% or 6.74M shares. Moreover, Strategy Asset Managers Ltd Liability Corp has 0.1% invested in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 4,715 shares. Forward Management Limited Com has 16,159 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv has 736,853 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Switzerland) reported 35,340 shares. Cadence Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Co, Massachusetts-based fund reported 14,167 shares. Artemis Inv Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 105,912 shares. Stephens Ar owns 2,515 shares. Nomura Hldgs reported 10,120 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jefferies Gru invested in 45,441 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 371,155 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Evercore Wealth Limited Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ:KLAC) for 5,694 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 5 insider sales for $790,533 activity. Ritzert Gerald J sold 1,285 shares worth $21,401. 19,172 shares were sold by Scalise Jonathan P, worth $326,162 on Friday, January 26. 5,714 shares were sold by Tredway Philip M, worth $98,145. $16,144 worth of stock was bought by Meegan John P on Tuesday, February 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.44, from 0.86 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 8 investors sold NWBI shares while 52 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 66.59 million shares or 1.83% more from 65.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Geode Mngmt Limited Liability Company has 1.25M shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Atlantic Limited Liability Corporation holds 2,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amalgamated National Bank stated it has 0.01% in Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI). Mason Street Advsr Llc accumulated 26,690 shares. Jpmorgan Chase owns 242,010 shares. Lpl Limited Com holds 46,124 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI). Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability Company invested in 0% or 86,898 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 101,000 shares in its portfolio. Martingale Asset Mgmt LP reported 0.06% of its portfolio in Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI). Stevens Cap Management LP owns 49,294 shares. Denver Ltd holds 881,016 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt Inc reported 13,610 shares stake. Shelton has 0.01% invested in Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI). Vantage Invest Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.1% of its portfolio in Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI).

Among 7 analysts covering Northwest Bancshares (NASDAQ:NWBI), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Northwest Bancshares had 12 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, June 2 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Boenning & Scattergood given on Tuesday, July 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) rating on Monday, May 2. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $15 target. As per Tuesday, September 13, the company rating was maintained by Wood. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) on Monday, April 23 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21. The stock of Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Sandler O’Neill. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of NWBI in report on Monday, February 26 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $1600 target in Monday, July 24 report. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 22 report.

Dean Investment Associates Llc decreased Price T Rowe Group Inc (NASDAQ:TROW) stake by 8,918 shares to 26,236 valued at $2.75M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Plexus Corp (NASDAQ:PLXS) stake by 21,410 shares and now owns 95,145 shares. Banner Corp (NASDAQ:BANR) was reduced too.

Another recent and important Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NWBI) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within AMC Networks, JELD-WEN Holding, Blueprint Medicines, Northwest …” on May 01, 2018.

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