As Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) Stock Declined, Thomas Story & Son Trimmed Its Position by $877,905; As Metlife (MET) Market Value Declined, Novare Capital Management Has Boosted Position by $314,670

February 15, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Thomas Story & Son Llc decreased its stake in Tractor Supply Co (TSCO) by 14.79% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Thomas Story & Son Llc sold 13,935 shares as the company’s stock declined 20.24% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 80,278 shares of the building materials company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.08M, down from 94,213 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Thomas Story & Son Llc who had been investing in Tractor Supply Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.63B market cap company. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $68.71. About 1.29 million shares traded. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has declined 37.89% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.59% the S&P500.




Novare Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Metlife Inc (MET) by 4.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Novare Capital Management Llc bought 6,170 shares as the company’s stock declined 4.70% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 134,248 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.97 million, up from 128,078 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Novare Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Metlife Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $48.53B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $46.53. About 2.80M shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Tractor Supply had 76 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Northcoast maintained Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, February 1 by Telsey Advisory. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, July 23 with “Buy”. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 12 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 15 by Guggenheim. As per Wednesday, April 6, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, October 26 with “Neutral”.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. Barbarick Steve K sold $2.97 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.13, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 57 investors sold TSCO shares while 152 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 109.48 million shares or 0.29% more from 109.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Reilly Financial Advsr stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). San Francisco Sentry Investment Group Incorporated (Ca) has invested 0% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Alps Advisors Inc invested in 7,626 shares or 0% of the stock. 465 are held by First Personal Fin. Arcadia Investment Mgmt Corporation Mi reported 42,085 shares. Winch Advisory Svcs Ltd Liability Co accumulated 152 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability Com holds 0.2% or 2.50M shares in its portfolio. Stephens Ar holds 56,892 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Tobam invested in 0.61% or 256,032 shares. Raymond James Fin Serv owns 63,754 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. 165 were accumulated by Exane Derivatives. Motley Fool Asset Mngmt Ltd has 0.57% invested in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Ohio-based Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio has invested 0.04% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund invested in 0.04% or 34,766 shares. Synovus Fincl Corp stated it has 0% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO).

Among 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. MetLife had 48 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Monday, August 29. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of MET in report on Tuesday, January 30 with “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 24 by J.P. Morgan. FBR Capital upgraded MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) on Thursday, May 25 to “Outperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) rating on Friday, August 4. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $5600 target. On Friday, January 22 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) on Wednesday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of MET in report on Wednesday, June 28 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, June 5 by RBC Capital Markets.

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