Why Steven Voorhees Pays for 6,000 Shares of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (STI)?; Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) Had 8 Analysts Last Week

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Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Paragon Group of Companies The PLC (LON:PAG), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Paragon Group of Companies The PLC had 130 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, May 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, November 25. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Thursday, June 30 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 475 target in Monday, June 6 report. As per Thursday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. Barclays Capital maintained Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) on Wednesday, November 11 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 27 by Peel Hunt. Numis Securities downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 21 report. The firm has “Add” rating given on Thursday, April 26 by Peel Hunt. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 23 by Shore Capital. See Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) latest ratings:

08/05/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 510.00 New Target: GBX 550.00 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 515.00 Maintain
23/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 500.00 New Target: GBX 550.00 Upgrade
24/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight New Target: GBX 490.00 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Under Review Under Review
23/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 510.00 New Target: GBX 510.00 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 528.00 New Target: GBX 528.00 Maintain

The stock increased 1.61% or GBX 8.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 535.5. About 129,914 shares traded. Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) has 0.00% since May 8, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.28 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 27 investors sold Paragon Banking Group PLC shares while 65 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 34.38 million shares or 0.09% more from 34.35 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Connors Investor Services invested in 238,724 shares or 1.64% of the stock. Oppenheimer Company Incorporated invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG). Brinker Inc has 38,463 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. 250 are owned by Atlantic Trust Gp Llc. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc holds 0% or 37,637 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Management Corp reported 32,378 shares. 30,501 were accumulated by Credit Suisse Ag. Jpmorgan Chase accumulated 1,923 shares. Sei Invs invested in 0% or 21,243 shares. 524,140 were accumulated by Gamco Inc Et Al. Ascend Capital Lc, California-based fund reported 64,779 shares. Cooke Bieler Ltd Partnership holds 0.22% of its portfolio in Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) for 254,579 shares. Ksa Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 15,000 shares. Schwab Charles Mngmt stated it has 349,027 shares. Goldman Sachs Inc holds 0% or 320,889 shares.

Since March 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $50.00 million activity. $50.00 million worth of Paragon Banking Group PLC (LON:PAG) was sold by MITSUI & CO LTD on Tuesday, March 27.

Paragon Banking Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, engages in the mortgage and consumer finance businesses in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 1.38 billion GBP. It operates through three divisions: Paragon Mortgages, Idem Capital, and Paragon Bank. It has a 12.78 P/E ratio. It originates and services buy-to-let mortgages to landlords and residential property investors; and provides mortgage related ancillary services, including landlord insurance.

Since January 23, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $1.39 million activity. 7,500 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) shares with value of $525,975 were sold by Chancy Mark A. Lienhard Jerome T sold $507,911 worth of stock. Shares for $101,025 were sold by Scanlan Agnes Bundy. Johnson Susan S sold $255,737 worth of stock.

More recent SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Today’s Research Report Coverage on Banking Stocks — Sterling, SunTrust Banks, Toronto-Dominion Bank, and Wells ..” on May 08, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Growth plans: Both big and small banks set to expand locally” on April 26, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “SunTrust discloses possible data theft” with publication date: April 20, 2018 was also an interesting one.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $66.82. About 2.54M shares traded. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has risen 22.73% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.18% the S&P500.

A calculated and well-grounded move was made by the director of Suntrust Banks Inc, Mr. Steven Voorhees, yesterday, when he obtained 6,000 shares, amounting to $395,760 US Dollars, based on a market stock price of $66.0 per share. The dated May 07, 2018 transaction’s Form 4 submitted with the Security Exchange Commission is available here. Currently, Mr. Steven, has rights to 10,000 shares, which accounts for 0.00% of the company’s market cap.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 38 investors sold SunTrust Banks, Inc. shares while 239 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 202 raised stakes. 381.57 million shares or 1.65% more from 375.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Deprince Race Zollo holds 0.43% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) or 302,838 shares. United Service Automobile Association accumulated 150,275 shares or 0.03% of the stock. National Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation owns 6.79M shares. The Connecticut-based Massmutual Trust Co Fsb Adv has invested 0.03% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). 23,081 were reported by Investors Asset Mngmt Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv. Apg Asset Nv owns 1.76 million shares. Howe Rusling Incorporated owns 789 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Montag A & Assocs reported 169,534 shares stake. The Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.04% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Ent Finance Ser Corp owns 0.21% invested in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) for 6,587 shares. Oakworth Cap holds 1,000 shares. Principal Fincl Gru accumulated 942,994 shares. Patten Patten Tn holds 0.42% or 65,490 shares in its portfolio. Virtus Advisers has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Azimuth Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.19% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI).

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