Douglas Lebda Unloaded $4,709,728 Worth of LendingTree, Inc. (TREE) Shares; 1 Bullish Analysts Covering Community Bank System, Inc. (CBU)

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Among 10 analysts covering Community Bank Systems (NYSE:CBU), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 10% are positive. Community Bank Systems had 21 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Hovde Group on Tuesday, October 25. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Tuesday, September 22 to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, January 22 to “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 31. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 22 by Sandler O’Neill. Hovde Group upgraded the shares of CBU in report on Wednesday, March 28 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $54.0 target in Friday, October 13 report. See Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) latest ratings:

28/03/2018 Broker: Hovde Group Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $61.5 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold Upgrade
24/10/2017 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0
23/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain

Since October 11, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 19 selling transactions for $52.79 million activity. Another trade for 500 shares valued at $180,000 was sold by OZONIAN STEVEN. $1.03 million worth of LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) was sold by LEBDA DOUGLAS R. Salvage Neil sold $400,620 worth of stock. The insider HORAN PETER sold $178,775. $1.75M worth of LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) shares were sold by Shumate Carla. $502,395 worth of LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) was bought by THOMPSON G KENNEDY on Friday, February 23. 37,432 shares were sold by Dalporto Gabriel, worth $13.13 million on Wednesday, March 7.

The insider, and Lendingtree Inc’s Chairman & CEO, Douglas Lebda, unloaded 14,750 company shares on 13-04-2018, with a market value $4,709,728 (at $319.3 for each share). He also unloaded 44,250 shares that are worth approx $14,324,456 USD in the last month. The deal will most probably not remain disregarded as it was significant one. At present, Douglas Lebda owns a total of 1.52 million shares or 12.45% of the Company’s total market capitalization. A filing documented published April 13, 2018 with the DC-based SEC, disclosed here, shows the full details of the transaction.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 18 investors sold LendingTree, Inc. shares while 70 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 9.13 million shares or 8.84% more from 8.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Osterweis Inc accumulated 14,032 shares. Jackson Square Ptnrs Limited Co holds 420,054 shares or 0.73% of its portfolio. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 0.19% of its portfolio in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Keybank Association Oh has invested 0.01% in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Alyeska Inv Ltd Partnership has 0.34% invested in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) for 116,743 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Impact Lc owns 5,859 shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma holds 0.21% or 41,534 shares in its portfolio. Pinebridge Invests L P holds 4,897 shares. Financial Bank Of Nova Scotia invested 0.01% of its portfolio in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 0% or 1,976 shares. Natl Asset has invested 0.03% in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Eagle Asset Inc reported 0.27% in LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE). Pnc Fincl Services Gru has 537 shares. Cortina Asset Ltd Co owns 21,258 shares for 0.32% of their portfolio.

Analysts await LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.75 EPS, down 21.88% or $0.21 from last year’s $0.96 per share. TREE’s profit will be $9.18 million for 103.77 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual EPS reported by LendingTree, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.23% EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering LendingTree (NASDAQ:TREE), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. LendingTree has $425.0 highest and $100 lowest target. $282.93’s average target is -9.11% below currents $311.3 stock price. LendingTree had 45 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of TREE in report on Friday, November 18 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Friday, February 24. As per Wednesday, December 14, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The stock of LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, February 8. On Thursday, December 14 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, November 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 4 by BWS Financial. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, February 24 report. Compass Point initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 2 report. The stock of LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 16 by Guggenheim.

The stock decreased 2.11% or $6.7 during the last trading session, reaching $311.3. About 62,704 shares traded. LendingTree, Inc. (NASDAQ:TREE) has risen 190.64% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 179.09% the S&P500.

LendingTree, Inc., through its subsidiary, LendingTree, LLC, operates an online loan marketplace for clients seeking loans and other credit offerings in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.81 billion. The firm offers tools and resources, including free credit scores that facilitate comparison shopping for these loans and other credit offerings. It has a 273.31 P/E ratio. The Company’s mortgage products comprise purchase and refinance products.

Community Bank System, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Community Bank, N.A. that provides various banking and financial services to retail, commercial, and municipal customers. The company has market cap of $2.74 billion. It operates through three divisions: Banking, Employee Benefit Services, and All Other. It has a 17.78 P/E ratio. The firm offers various deposits products, such as checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time deposits.

Since December 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $112,000 activity. 2,000 shares were sold by DICERBO NICHOLAS A, worth $112,000 on Tuesday, December 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.55 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 15 investors sold Community Bank System, Inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 33.86 million shares or 2.79% less from 34.83 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Keybank Association Oh invested 0.01% in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Macquarie Group Ltd owns 1.18M shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Stevens Capital Management Lp has 0.03% invested in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Winslow Evans Crocker Inc has 3,402 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Moreover, Ameriprise has 0.02% invested in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Quebec – Canada-based Public Sector Pension Board has invested 0.01% in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Cambridge Investment owns 14,552 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Ahl Prns Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.01% or 9,672 shares. Riverhead Mgmt holds 4,087 shares. Howland Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.02% in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Pacad Inv Limited reported 400 shares. Voya Mgmt stated it has 21,968 shares. Advsrs Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.02% in Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU). Royal State Bank Of Canada accumulated 287,244 shares.

The stock decreased 1.30% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $53.86. About 61,347 shares traded. Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) has declined 0.42% since April 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.97% the S&P500.

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