Goldman Sachs Group Has Cut Aarons (Put) (AAN) Stake; Wellington Management Group Llp Has Trimmed Its Heritage Commerce (HTBK) Position

February 21, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Goldman Sachs Group Inc decreased Aarons Inc (Put) (AAN) stake by 99.98% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Goldman Sachs Group Inc sold 841,930 shares as Aarons Inc (Put) (AAN)’s stock rose 28.41%. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 200 shares with $9,000 value, down from 842,130 last quarter. Aarons Inc (Put) now has $3.10B valuation. The stock increased 3.08% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $43.87. About 866,765 shares traded. Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has risen 45.42% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.72% the S&P500.

Wellington Management Group Llp decreased Heritage Commerce Corp (HTBK) stake by 5.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Wellington Management Group Llp sold 148,600 shares as Heritage Commerce Corp (HTBK)’s stock declined 3.94%. The Wellington Management Group Llp holds 2.78M shares with $39.50M value, down from 2.92 million last quarter. Heritage Commerce Corp now has $620.38M valuation. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $16.24. About 126,494 shares traded. Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) has risen 32.65% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.95% the S&P500.




Among 6 analysts covering Heritage Commerce (NASDAQ:HTBK), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Heritage Commerce had 23 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by FIG Partners given on Tuesday, October 27. The stock of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) earned “Buy” rating by Brean Capital on Monday, October 30. The stock of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Brean Capital. Brean Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, February 5 report. On Friday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 2 by Brean Capital. The company was upgraded on Monday, February 12 by DA Davidson. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy” on Friday, February 2. Brean Capital maintained the shares of HTBK in report on Friday, December 22 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $428,733 activity. $378,922 worth of Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) shares were sold by Conner Jack W. BIAGINI KOMAS JULIANNE M had sold 3,650 shares worth $49,811 on Monday, August 28.

Wellington Management Group Llp increased Deutsche Bank Ag (NYSE:DB) stake by 33.16M shares to 33.50 million valued at $579.25 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Diamondrock Hospitality Co (NYSE:DRH) stake by 34,295 shares and now owns 4.55 million shares. Athenahealth Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.38, from 1.68 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 6 investors sold HTBK shares while 27 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 26.01 million shares or 0.28% more from 25.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag has 0% invested in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK). Granite Investment Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company, California-based fund reported 67,594 shares. Stifel holds 0% or 29,652 shares. Blackrock holds 0% or 2.87M shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc owns 0% invested in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) for 39,591 shares. Principal Fin Grp Inc holds 12,714 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Fort Point Capital Prns Lc accumulated 0.43% or 63,682 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 3,800 shares. Bessemer Grp Incorporated has 0% invested in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK). Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0% in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK). Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp has invested 0.01% in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK). The Idaho-based Caprock Grp Inc has invested 0.04% in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK). Legal General Gru Inc Public Limited Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK). Geode Capital Mgmt Limited reported 321,016 shares stake. Palouse Capital Management owns 19,904 shares.

Analysts await Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.25 EPS, up 47.06% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.17 per share. HTBK’s profit will be $9.55M for 16.24 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by Heritage Commerce Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.64% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 26 investors sold AAN shares while 92 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 71.01 million shares or 0.11% less from 71.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 29,971 are held by Zacks Investment Mgmt. Hsbc Public has invested 0% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt, a California-based fund reported 281,240 shares. Voloridge Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 76,365 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Greenleaf Trust invested 0% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). First Advisors LP holds 45,758 shares. Ahl Partners Llp owns 0.07% invested in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) for 94,498 shares. Stephens Ar holds 40 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 34,441 shares. Oakbrook Invests Ltd Liability Company invested in 4,850 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Lazard Asset Ltd Liability Co reported 0% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Moreover, Cheyne Capital Mngmt (Uk) Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.2% invested in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Utd Ser Automobile Association holds 0% or 32,600 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup owns 6,322 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Among 13 analysts covering Aaron’s Inc (NYSE:AAN), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Aaron’s Inc had 36 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti downgraded the shares of AAN in report on Friday, December 9 to “Neutral” rating. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Friday, July 28 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock of Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Stephens. Raymond James upgraded the shares of AAN in report on Tuesday, January 19 to “Strong Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by Loop Capital. The firm earned “Sector Weight” rating on Thursday, October 29 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Sidoti upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $45.0 target in Wednesday, November 29 report. The rating was initiated by Jefferies with “Buy” on Thursday, October 13.

Analysts await Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $0.95 earnings per share, up 18.75% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.8 per share. AAN’s profit will be $67.22 million for 11.54 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Aaron's, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 46.15% EPS growth.

Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $345,177 activity. SINCLAIR ROBERT P JR had sold 1,000 shares worth $45,000. 6,776 Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) shares with value of $300,177 were sold by Woodley Ryan K. 30,000 Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) shares with value of $1.30M were sold by Doman Curtis Linn.

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