ParkerVision, Inc. (PRKR) Reaches $0.72 52-Week Low; Segall Bryant & Hamill Raised By $1.03 Million Its Aflac (AFL) Position

June 5, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc increased Aflac Inc (AFL) stake by 99.33% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc acquired 23,907 shares as Aflac Inc (AFL)’s stock declined 0.09%. The Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc holds 47,975 shares with $2.10M value, up from 24,068 last quarter. Aflac Inc now has $35.08B valuation. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $45.31. About 711,307 shares traded. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 21.38% since June 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.81% the S&P500. Some Historical AFL News: ; 25/04/2018 – Aflac Sees FY18 Adj EPS $3.72-Adj EPS $3.88; 07/03/2018 New Sponsorship Pairs Aflac and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to Help Defeat Childhood Cancer; 03/04/2018 – Aflac Names J. Todd Daniels as EVP; Principal Financial Officer, Aflac Japan and Albert A. Riggieri as SVP, Global Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary, Aflac Incorporated; 02/04/2018 – Moody’s Assigns First-time Aa3 Ifsr To Aflac Japan; Outlook Stable; 17/05/2018 – Aflac, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, and Liberty Global Join PegaWorld 2018 Keynote Lineup; 02/04/2018 – AFLAC AFFIRMED BY FITCH, OUTLOOK STABLE; 02/04/2018 – A.M. Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Aflac’s New Japan Subsidiary; Affirms Credit Ratings of U.S. Insurance Subsidiaries; 02/04/2018 – A.M. Best Assigns Credit Ratings to Aflac’s New Japan Subsidiary; Affirms Credit Ratings of U.S. Insurance Subsidiaries; 02/04/2018 – Aflac Incorporated Announces Completion of Aflac Japan Branch Conversion to Subsidiary; 25/04/2018 – AFLAC INC – IN YEN TERMS, AFLAC JAPAN’S PREMIUM INCOME, NET OF REINSURANCE, WAS ¥353.3 BLN IN QTR , OR 2.6% LOWER THAN A YEAR AGO




The stock of ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRKR) hit a new 52-week low and has $0.69 target or 4.00% below today’s $0.72 share price. The 6 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $17.32M company. The 1-year low was reported on Jun, 5 by Barchart.com. If the $0.69 price target is reached, the company will be worth $692,600 less. The stock increased 0.93% or $0.0066 during the last trading session, reaching $0.7166. About 43,512 shares traded. ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRKR) has declined 63.77% since June 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 76.34% the S&P500.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 4 insider sales for $2.81 million activity. $117,123 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) shares were sold by TILLMAN AUDREY B. AMOS DANIEL P sold $2.24M worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Friday, February 16. $437,155 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by KNAPP CHARLES B on Monday, March 26. $178,090 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was bought by Lloyd Karole on Tuesday, February 20. 2,648 shares valued at $239,194 were sold by HOWARD JUNE P on Wednesday, February 28. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L bought $49,022.

Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc decreased Hologic Inc (NASDAQ:HOLX) stake by 1.35 million shares to 141,807 valued at $5.30M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Quanta Services Inc (NYSE:PWR) stake by 23,299 shares and now owns 351,690 shares. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 7.76 in Q1 2018. Its up 6.70, from 1.06 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 56 investors sold AFL shares while 35 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 624 raised stakes. 1.00 billion shares or 291.45% more from 256.45 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Synovus Fincl Corporation holds 0.97% or 1.30 million shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Zacks Investment Mgmt has 0.91% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 937,039 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 62,000 shares stake. San Francisco Sentry Gru (Ca) holds 4,348 shares. Davenport Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 30,583 shares. Regentatlantic Capital Lc holds 0.19% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) or 52,129 shares. Creative Planning invested in 0.03% or 195,131 shares. Busey Trust Communications invested in 9,354 shares. Fort Washington Investment Advsrs Inc Oh reported 114,649 shares. State Street accumulated 40.00M shares or 0.15% of the stock. Agf Investments has invested 0.36% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). 6,696 are owned by Hilltop Holdings. Gw Henssler And Ltd has 0.02% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 5,300 shares. Provident Inv Mgmt Inc reported 5,902 shares. First Lp has invested 0.12% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL).

Another recent and important Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Aflac: Excellent Management Offers 50% Upside” on May 17, 2018.

Among 22 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Aflac Incorporated has $100.0 highest and $7 lowest target. $66.15’s average target is 45.99% above currents $45.31 stock price. Aflac Incorporated had 60 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, September 5, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, July 3 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight”. On Wednesday, August 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform”. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, March 21 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rating on Thursday, February 4. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $64 target. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, September 8. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $85.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, December 11. The rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Neutral” on Monday, March 26.

ParkerVision, Inc. designs, develops, and markets proprietary radio frequency technologies for use in wireless communication products in the United States. The company has market cap of $17.32 million. The Company’s technology applies to transmit and receive functions of transmitters, receivers, and transceivers, as well as other related RF communications functions. It currently has negative earnings. The transmit portion of the technology, Direct2Power, enables the transformation of a baseband data signal to an RF carrier waveform, at the desired power output level, in a single unified operation; and the receiver portion of the technology, Direct2Data, enables the direct conversion of an RF carrier to a baseband data signal, as well as enables the direct conversion of a baseband signal to a modulated RF carrier signal.

More notable recent ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRKR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Milo Wifi Launches Single-Pack Programmable Wifi Extender” on May 30, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Milo Wifi Makes Its Premier on QVC and QVC.com” published on May 29, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “ParkerVision narrows Q1 losses” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about ParkerVision, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRKR) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “ParkerVision Announces Participation in Ladenburg Thalmann 2018 Technology Expo” published on May 24, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Hearing Date Set in ParkerVision’s Patent Infringement Case Against Qualcomm and Apple” with publication date: May 22, 2018.

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