Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) Forms $54.75 Double Top; Shanda Payment Holdings LTD Has Increased Community Health Sys New (CYH) Holding By $2.41 Million

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Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) formed double top with $57.49 target or 5.00% above today’s $54.75 share price. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) has $1.70B valuation. The stock increased 1.16% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $54.75. About 57,027 shares traded. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has risen 10.56% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

Shanda Payment Holdings Ltd increased Community Health Sys Inc New (CYH) stake by 2.37% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Shanda Payment Holdings Ltd acquired 602,540 shares as Community Health Sys Inc New (CYH)’s stock rose 0.25%. The Shanda Payment Holdings Ltd holds 26.01M shares with $110.80 million value, up from 25.41 million last quarter. Community Health Sys Inc New now has $504.29 million valuation. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $4.47. About 1.59 million shares traded. Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) has declined 57.99% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 69.54% the S&P500.

Among 28 analysts covering Community Health (NYSE:CYH), 3 have Buy rating, 11 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Community Health had 95 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse downgraded Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) on Friday, November 11 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, January 28. Leerink Swann downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, October 27 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Tuesday, November 3. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Underperform” on Friday, November 3. Mizuho maintained the shares of CYH in report on Monday, March 27 with “Neutral” rating. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was downgraded by Mizuho to “Underperform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, November 4 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7.0 target in Monday, October 9 report.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $5.86 million activity. Shares for $3.95M were bought by Chen Tian Qiao on Tuesday, January 9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 39 investors sold CYH shares while 49 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 115.46 million shares or 7.64% less from 125.01 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Swiss Commercial Bank stated it has 0% in Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH). Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 386,480 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsr Ltd Co, North Carolina-based fund reported 23,580 shares. Barclays Public Limited Liability accumulated 938,359 shares or 0% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Ins Communication The reported 75,616 shares. Wolverine Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH). United Cap Advisers Ltd Co reported 0% in Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH). Qcm Cayman Ltd reported 12,545 shares. Advisory Services Ltd Liability Co holds 7,540 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vanguard Group reported 10.12M shares. Fifth Third Bankshares reported 0% in Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH). Washington Trust Commercial Bank reported 111 shares. Creative Planning stated it has 15,793 shares. Shanda Asset Management reported 26.01 million shares stake. Assetmark holds 0% or 123 shares in its portfolio.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.33, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Heartland Financial USA, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 15.99 million shares or 13.04% more from 14.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Howe And Rusling has invested 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Advisory Ntwk Ltd, Georgia-based fund reported 109 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 6,204 shares. Maltese Capital Mgmt Ltd Co holds 0.14% or 35,000 shares. Iconiq Cap Limited Liability reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Corp reported 151,800 shares. Parametric Port Assoc Limited Liability Com has 51,941 shares. Buckhead Capital Mgmt Llc holds 0.13% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) or 11,455 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Grp Incorporated accumulated 10,224 shares. Catalyst Capital Advsr Lc stated it has 0.01% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Susquehanna Intll Gp Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 0% or 10,324 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp, a New York-based fund reported 28,895 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp holds 0.02% or 1.09 million shares. 11,000 are owned by Axa. Deroy Devereaux Private Inv Counsel accumulated 0.25% or 43,450 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Heartland Financial USA has $63.0 highest and $30 lowest target. $51.57’s average target is -5.81% below currents $54.75 stock price. Heartland Financial USA had 24 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by FBR Capital. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 29 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of HTLF in report on Tuesday, January 26 with “Sector Perform” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) on Friday, April 6 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) rating on Monday, June 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $5100 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Analysts await Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.91 EPS, up 12.35% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.81 per share. HTLF’s profit will be $28.27M for 15.04 P/E if the $0.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual EPS reported by Heartland Financial USA, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.74% EPS growth.

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