Lincoln National Has Lifted Auburn Natl Bancorp (AUBN) Position by $775,390; Market Valuation Rose; As Stericycle (SRCL) Valuation Declined, Sandy Spring Bank Has Decreased Its Position

May 18, 2018 - By Matt Maslow

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Lincoln National Corp increased its stake in Auburn Natl Bancorp (AUBN) by 127.09% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lincoln National Corp bought 20,405 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.29% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 36,460 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.42 million, up from 16,055 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lincoln National Corp who had been investing in Auburn Natl Bancorp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $161.74M market cap company. The stock increased 2.52% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $44.39. About 2,681 shares traded. Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUBN) has risen 21.64% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.09% the S&P500.




Sandy Spring Bank decreased its stake in Stericycle Inc (SRCL) by 38.18% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Sandy Spring Bank sold 4,711 shares as the company’s stock declined 13.72% with the market. The institutional investor held 7,629 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $519,000, down from 12,340 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Sandy Spring Bank who had been investing in Stericycle Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.46 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $63.77. About 64,518 shares traded. Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) has declined 27.78% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.33% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 75 investors sold SRCL shares while 177 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 76.99 million shares or 1.32% less from 78.02 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eqis Cap Mgmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). Hikari Power Limited accumulated 42,500 shares. Shell Asset Management Co invested in 0.01% or 5,310 shares. Regal Invest Advisors Limited Liability Company reported 0.46% stake. Amp Capital Investors holds 21,601 shares. Golden Gate Private Equity stated it has 32,550 shares or 1.86% of all its holdings. Capital Investment Service Of America holds 1.2% or 111,441 shares in its portfolio. New York-based Qs Lc has invested 0% in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department, a Tennessee-based fund reported 22,085 shares. 2.00 million were accumulated by Clarkston Cap Partners Lc. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.03% or 3,250 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 9,250 shares. Amer Gp Incorporated holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) for 29,174 shares. Advent Corp Ma holds 0.21% of its portfolio in Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) for 148,604 shares. 23,307 were accumulated by Texas Permanent School Fund.

Among 16 analysts covering Stericycle (NASDAQ:SRCL), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Stericycle had 58 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, October 23. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, November 10 by BMO Capital Markets. On Friday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $90 target in Friday, October 28 report. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Monday, October 26 by Imperial Capital. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. The company was maintained on Friday, February 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird upgraded the shares of SRCL in report on Tuesday, February 13 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Monday, February 8. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Thursday, May 26.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 insider sales for $625,910 activity.

Sandy Spring Bank, which manages about $1.10 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Royal Dutch Shell Plc Adr A by 5,314 shares to 37,152 shares, valued at $2.48 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Visa Inc A (NYSE:V) by 4,462 shares in the quarter, for a total of 26,460 shares, and has risen its stake in Cl A.

More notable recent Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stericycle: Looks To Have Turned The Corner” on May 15, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Stericycle (SRCL) PT Raised to $75 at Barrington Research, Says 2018 Outlook is Intact and Business Tranformation …” published on May 14, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Stericycle Declares Dividend On Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock” on May 05, 2018. More interesting news about Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Stericycle, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Stericycle, Inc. Reports Results for the First Quarter 2018” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

Analysts await Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRCL) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $1.13 EPS, down 1.74% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.15 per share. SRCL’s profit will be $96.70 million for 14.11 P/E if the $1.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.21 actual EPS reported by Stericycle, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.61% negative EPS growth.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 14 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $11,595 activity. Another trade for 13 shares valued at $500 was made by O’DONNELL SHANNON on Thursday, January 11. On Friday, April 13 Barrett J Tutt bought $1,352 worth of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUBN) or 35 shares. ANDRUS TERRY W bought 33 shares worth $1,275. HAM WILLIAM F JR bought $1,036 worth of stock or 27 shares. Another trade for 25 shares valued at $966 was made by HOUSEL DAVID E on Friday, April 13. Another trade for 13 shares valued at $503 was bought by SMITH CHARLES EDWARD JR.

Lincoln National Corp, which manages about $3.29 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Horizons Etf Tr I by 1.98 million shares to 62,041 shares, valued at $1.52 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (TLT) by 2,528 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5,116 shares, and cut its stake in Fidelity (FDIS).

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