11.02% to Target, BMO Capital Reconfirms Buy Rating for Manpower (MAN) Stock; Torchmark (TMK) Has 0.82 Sentiment

Among 15 analysts covering ManpowerGroup Inc (NYSE:MAN), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. ManpowerGroup Inc has $143.0 highest and $65 lowest target. $117.36’s average target is -4.20% below currents $122.5 stock price. ManpowerGroup Inc had 45 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) rating on Monday, October 2. BMO Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $132 target. Macquarie Research initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, August 26 report. The company was initiated on Tuesday, March 22 by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Monday, September 7. The stock of ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Monday, October 23 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of MAN in report on Wednesday, December 9 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, November 20. Avondale downgraded the shares of MAN in report on Monday, June 27 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by RBC Capital Markets.

Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. The company has market cap of $10.18 billion. It operates through Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Annuities divisions. It has a 18.79 P/E ratio. The Life Insurance segment offers life insurance products, including traditional and interest-sensitive whole life and term life insurance, and other life insurance.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 22 investors sold ManpowerGroup Inc. shares while 134 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 59.90 million shares or 0.51% less from 60.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Arvest Commercial Bank Tru Division invested in 166,196 shares or 1.4% of the stock. Mackenzie holds 0.05% or 81,810 shares in its portfolio. The California-based Fdx has invested 0.01% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Advisor Prns Lc has 0.04% invested in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Mckinley Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Delaware holds 0.01% of its portfolio in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) for 1,876 shares. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Corp owns 0.05% invested in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) for 44,719 shares. Auxier Asset Management owns 5,350 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Afam Capital Inc owns 64,261 shares or 0.91% of their US portfolio. Opus Cap Gru Ltd Liability Company holds 0.06% or 2,078 shares in its portfolio. Prudential Public Ltd Liability Com stated it has 90,184 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Exane Derivatives invested 0.02% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Aviva Public Ltd Company owns 42,428 shares. Daiwa Gp reported 4,850 shares. Globeflex Limited Partnership holds 0.21% of its portfolio in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) for 6,152 shares. Euclidean Technology Lc invested in 20,646 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.05 million activity. SWAN MARA E sold 2,393 shares worth $261,268. $957,591 worth of ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) was sold by Boswell Gina. 2,100 shares were sold by PAYNE ULICE JR, worth $226,674 on Friday, August 4.

ManpowerGroup Inc. provides workforce solutions and services in the Americas, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, and the Asia Pacific Middle East region. The company has market cap of $8.12 billion. The companyÂ’s recruitment service portfolio includes permanent, temporary, and contract recruitment of professionals, as well as administrative and industrial positions. It has a 18.27 P/E ratio. It also offers various assessment services; career management; training and development services; and outsourcing services related to human resources functions primarily in the areas of large-scale recruiting and workforce-intensive initiatives.

The stock decreased 7.36% or $9.73 during the last trading session, reaching $122.5. About 819,705 shares traded or 135.42% up from the average. ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) has risen 32.35% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.65% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Torchmark’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Torchmark, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. TMK was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 7, 2016. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 7 by Credit Suisse.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $30.22 million activity.

Barbara Oil Co. holds 3.73% of its portfolio in Torchmark Corporation for 67,500 shares. Spf Beheer Bv owns 906,971 shares or 3.06% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prospector Partners Llc has 1.82% invested in the company for 149,700 shares. The Alabama-based Regions Financial Corp has invested 1.73% in the stock. Leavell Investment Management Inc., a Alabama-based fund reported 132,962 shares.

Analysts await Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.23 EPS, up 6.03% or $0.07 from last year’s $1.16 per share. TMK’s profit will be $142.01M for 17.93 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.23 actual EPS reported by Torchmark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

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