Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) Trades at $25.65 After Triangle; Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New (AAWW) Shorts Increased By 11.41%

Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) formed triangle with $24.62 target or 4.00% below today’s $25.65 share price. Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) has $3.86B valuation. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $25.65. About 679,191 shares traded. Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) has risen 34.85% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.15% the S&P500.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New (NASDAQ:AAWW) had an increase of 11.41% in short interest. AAWW’s SI was 2.83 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 11.41% from 2.54M shares previously. With 214,100 avg volume, 13 days are for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New (NASDAQ:AAWW)’s short sellers to cover AAWW’s short positions. The SI to Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings New’s float is 11.56%. The stock decreased 0.75% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $59.4. About 81,989 shares traded. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAWW) has risen 10.32% since December 28, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.38% the S&P500.

Analysts await Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) to report earnings on January, 18. They expect $0.38 EPS, up 11.76% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.34 per share. ASB’s profit will be $57.11 million for 16.88 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Associated Banc-Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.32% negative EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering Associated Banc (NYSE:ASB), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. Associated Banc had 36 analyst reports since October 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 30 by SunTrust. The stock of Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Stephens. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, July 21 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of ASB in report on Friday, August 11 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of ASB in report on Tuesday, August 16 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Jefferies downgraded the shares of ASB in report on Monday, November 28 to “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) rating on Friday, June 9. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $2700 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.28, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 23 investors sold Associated Banc-Corp shares while 66 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 114.59 million shares or 2.37% less from 117.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Suntrust Banks reported 9,898 shares. Cubic Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.11% in Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB). State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 56,889 shares. Invesco Ltd reported 210,396 shares stake. Fmr Limited Company owns 12.30M shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Tower Rech Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has invested 0.01% in Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB). Us Savings Bank De has 204,061 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York accumulated 142,384 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys reported 409,934 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB). Advantus Capital Management stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB). 125,761 are owned by Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Company. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 75,117 shares. Federated Investors Inc Pa invested 0.01% in Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB). Geode Cap Llc invested in 1.27 million shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Among 4 analysts covering Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ:AAWW), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings had 17 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Imperial Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, November 6 report. As per Friday, August 26, the company rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Thursday, November 17. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of AAWW in report on Friday, September 25 with “In-Line” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AAWW in report on Friday, November 6 with “Market Perform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of AAWW in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by Stifel Nicolaus.