Truenorth Raised Its Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) Stake; First Defiance Financial (FDEF) Has 1.15 Sentiment

May 18, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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First Defiance Financial Corp (FDEF) investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.20, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 45 investment professionals started new and increased positions, while 39 cut down and sold stock positions in First Defiance Financial Corp. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 6.42 million shares, down from 6.48 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding First Defiance Financial Corp in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 33 Increased: 35 New Position: 10.




Truenorth Inc increased Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) stake by 16.13% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Truenorth Inc acquired 3,096 shares as Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM)’s stock rose 0.67%. The Truenorth Inc holds 22,287 shares with $2.38M value, up from 19,191 last quarter. Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $380.84B valuation. The stock decreased 0.96% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $111.87. About 3.97 million shares traded. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 23.99% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.44% the S&P500.

More notable recent JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “JPMorgan back to business in China” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “JPMorgan to open up alternative investments to a broader client base” published on May 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Regions Financial Will Go Higher – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/17/18)” on May 18, 2018. More interesting news about JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “JPMorgan: Magnificent Morgan” published on April 30, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “JPMorgan Going From Strength To Strength” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Truenorth Inc decreased Valero Energy Corp New (NYSE:VLO) stake by 8,765 shares to 5,767 valued at $530,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) stake by 5,960 shares and now owns 11,438 shares. Ishares Tr (PFF) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 55 investors sold JPM shares while 802 reduced holdings. 142 funds opened positions while 611 raised stakes. 2.46 billion shares or 1.60% less from 2.50 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Lansdowne Partners (Uk) Limited Liability Partnership has 18.38% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 18.67 million shares. Mirador Cap Prtnrs LP reported 33,421 shares or 1.96% of all its holdings. Iowa Bank reported 3.11% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Lazard Asset Management Limited Com reported 0.2% of its portfolio in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Burgundy Asset Mgmt Limited stated it has 0.03% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Moreover, Renaissance Gru has 0.2% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Cetera Advisor Limited Com holds 0.38% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) or 85,031 shares. Marco Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 189,933 shares. Hallmark Inc reported 33,875 shares or 0.44% of all its holdings. Cim Inv Mangement Incorporated accumulated 0.81% or 22,211 shares. 49,559 are held by Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Ltd Com. Moreover, Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 81,040 shares. Wms Partners Ltd Liability Com owns 13,450 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Cibc holds 0.36% or 743,288 shares. Moreover, North Star Asset Management Inc has 0.14% invested in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) for 14,607 shares.

Since January 13, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $18.63 million activity. 7,280 shares were bought by CROWN JAMES S, worth $825,327. Erdoes Mary E. sold $7.31 million worth of stock or 65,101 shares. On Saturday, January 13 Lake Marianne sold $1.03 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) or 9,194 shares. On Saturday, January 13 Scher Peter sold $1.91 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) or 17,057 shares. On Saturday, January 13 Friedman Stacey sold $1.99 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) or 17,729 shares. Petno Douglas B sold 48,344 shares worth $5.43 million. BACON ASHLEY sold $1.84M worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on Saturday, January 13.

Among 34 analysts covering JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. JPMorgan Chase & Co had 120 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 6 by BMO Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 6 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, April 13 by Nomura. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, January 15 report. Nomura downgraded JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) on Monday, January 25 to “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by RBC Capital Markets. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 13 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 15 with “Buy”.

The stock increased 1.44% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $62.5. About 7,892 shares traded. First Defiance Financial Corp. (FDEF) has risen 18.89% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.34% the S&P500.

Maltese Capital Management Llc holds 0.49% of its portfolio in First Defiance Financial Corp. for 125,000 shares. Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc. owns 28,441 shares or 0.41% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Salzhauer Michael has 0.35% invested in the company for 16,928 shares. The Illinois-based Banc Funds Co Llc has invested 0.21% in the stock. Bailard Inc., a California-based fund reported 35,200 shares.

First Defiance Financial Corp. operates a unitary thrift holding firm that provides communities based financial services in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan. The company has market cap of $637.31 million. It offers checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, term certificate accounts, and certificates of deposit; and commercial real estate, commercial, consumer finance, 1-4 family residential real estate, construction, and home equity and improvement loans. It has a 19.41 P/E ratio. The firm also offers trust and wealth management services, as well as online banking services.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $482,665 activity.

Another recent and important First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Cohen & Steers, Achaogen, Ares Commercial Real Estate, CONMED, Marcus …” on May 02, 2018.

Analysts await First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) to report earnings on July, 16. They expect $1.01 EPS, up 23.17% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.82 per share. FDEF’s profit will be $10.30M for 15.47 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual EPS reported by First Defiance Financial Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.17% negative EPS growth.

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