Weekly Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) Ratings on May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 - By Richard Slagle

During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1. That’s change of 0.18, from 2017Q3’s 0.82. 27 investors sold all, 143 reduced holdings as Torchmark Corporation ratio improved. 111 rose stakes while 59 funds took stakes. Funds hold 79.58 million shares thus 0.47% more from 2017Q3’s 79.21 million shares.
Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership stated it has 0.02% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Hillsdale Inv Management reported 4,370 shs. Sei Invests owns 44,626 shs. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.04% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). 26,787 are owned by Welch Grp Inc Ltd. Chevy Chase Trust Hldg reported 0.04% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Summit Asset Management Ltd Llc invested in 6,896 shs or 0.3% of the stock. Bb&T reported 0.18% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Glg Limited Partnership owns 0% invested in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 290 shs. Lincoln Natl Corp holds 8,626 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Montgomery Invest Management holds 14,000 shs or 0.52% of its capital. Calamos Ltd Liability Com owns 2,305 shs for 0% of their capital. Aqr Cap Management Llc holds 0.08% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 816,461 shs. 192,088 are held by Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas. Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 0.03% or 130,417 shs in its capital.

Torchmark Corporation had 12 sales and 0 insider buys since January 4, 2018. This’s net activity of $16.43 million. COLEMAN GARY L sold 24,000 shs worth $2.07 million. $2.07 million worth of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) shs were sold by HUTCHISON LARRY M. On Thursday, January 4 Darden James Matthew had sold 12,750 shs worth $1.16M. $86,621 worth of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) shs were sold by Rogers John Henry JR. On Monday, February 26 HENRIE MICHAEL SHANE also sold $1.31 million worth of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Shares for $1.08M were sold by SVOBODA FRANK M on Monday, March 12.

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) Ratings Coverage

In total 6 analysts cover Torchmark (NYSE:TMK). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 3, while 2 are “Hold”. (NYSE:TMK) has 17% bullish analysts. 7 are the (NYSE:TMK)’s ratings reports on May 17, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, December 21 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of TMK in report with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, April 5 Morgan Stanley maintained Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) with “Underweight” rating. The stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Thursday, April 19. Listed here are Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) PTs and latest ratings.

19/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $89.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $93.0000 Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $84 New Target: $82 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $97.0000
02/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $83 Initiates Coverage On
08/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $82.0
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $96.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $85.67.Currently Torchmark Corporation is uptrending after 8.95% change in last May 17, 2017. TMK has 169,640 shares volume. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 2.60%.

Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand.The firm is valued at $9.73 billion. It operates through Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Annuities divisions.The P/E ratio is 7.01. The Life Insurance segment offers life insurance products, including traditional and interest-sensitive whole life and term life insurance, and other life insurance.

A couple more Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) news were posted by: Gurufocus.com which released on May 15, 2018 “May 15 Forum Update: ‘Buffett CNBC’ Edition”, also Globenewswire.com on May 15, 2018 posted “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Accuray, Torchmark, Carlisle Companies, CVR …”, the next Streetinsider.com is “Buffett’s Berkshire 13F Confirms Increase in Apple (AAPL) Stake Along with Increase in Holdings of Teva (TEVA) (More…)” on May 15, 2018. Streetinsider.com has article titled “Torchmark Corp. (TMK) Declares $.16 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield”.

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