Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN) Short Interest Down 26.4% in December

Saturday, 13 Jan, 2018

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) traded down 0.37% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $13.48. About 920,847 shares traded. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) has a 20-Day average volume of 9.69 Million. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500.

In related news, EVP Daniel J. Neumeyer sold 43,491 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 427,270 shares of the company's stock, valued at $5,930,507.60. Marriott Vacations Wrldwde C Com now has $3.63B valuation. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.11 EPS. research analysts forecast that Huntington Bancshares will post 0.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. About 62,902 shares traded. Centene Corporation (CNC) has risen 32.56% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 78.43% the S&P500. The investor is now holding $12.29 million shares due in part to a decrease of 219046 new shares in their portfolio. Its down 0.03, from 0.99 in 2017Q2.

Investors may also want to take a longer-term look at company shares. 15 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. There were 49 sold out positions, amounting to 6.16 million shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 23,970 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas owns 480,000 shares. 256,668 were reported by Fjarde Ap. (NASDAQ:PRTK). Parametric Assoc Ltd, Washington-based fund reported 53,577 shares. Orrstown Fin Svcs invested 0.06% in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN). A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a diversified regional bank holding company. Rockefeller Serv Incorporated owns 27,004 shares. Alliancebernstein L P accumulated 7.94 million shares or 0.08% of the stock. First Quadrant Lp Ca holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) for 143,958 shares. Garrison Financial, Arkansas-based fund reported 1,657 shares. Rampart Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.06% or 13,398 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has 0.14% invested in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) for 3.38 million shares.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $203,384 activity.

The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by STANUTZ NICHOLAS G on 01/02/2018, and was a disposition of 27,452 shares with a final price of $14.57.

The average Wall Street analyst rating for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is Strong Buy, according to the average of 19 analyst scores. Therefore 17% are positive. Analysts have placed a $15.95 price target on Huntington Bancshares Incorporated, suggesting a 3.04% gain from recent close. Susquehanna maintained the shares of HBAN in report on Thursday, January 4 with "Hold" rating. It has a 15.14 P/E ratio. On Thursday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Outperform".

Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ:HBAN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 25th. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, December 5 with "Buy". The company was upgraded on Monday, July 24 by Hilliard Lyons.

More news for Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: "Huntington Bancshares Incorporated Increases its Prime Rate to 4.5 Percent" on December 13, 2017. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to "Neutral" on Thursday, May 26. On Saturday, August 8 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to "Hold". In the past 3-month period alone, shares of HBAN have appreciated +1.78 - or +12.85%. It also reduced Banc Of California Inc (NYSE:BANC) stake by 107,280 shares and now owns 42,720 shares. Bp Plc Spons Adr (NYSE:BP) was raised too.

Among 10 analysts covering Paratek Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PRTK), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) rating on Friday, August 11. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $16.0 target. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, October 14 with "Market Perform". 1 is equivalent to a Strong Buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a Strong Sell rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Sidoti given on Tuesday, March 8. (NYSE:PRU) on Friday, February 10 to "Neutral" rating. The stock of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $145.0 target. The company has market cap of $17.10 billion. A beta of less than 1 means that the security will be less volatile than the market.

Companies with higher future earnings are usually expected to issue higher dividends or have appreciating stock in the future.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.54 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. The California-based Schwab Charles Mngmt Inc has invested 0% in AV Homes, Inc. Farr Miller & Washington Dc holds 29,126 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 0% invested in AV Homes, Inc. Sun Life Fincl stated it has 0.01% in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN). Sandy Spring Retail Bank owns 1,215 shares. Gideon Advisors has 20,717 shares. The ERP5 looks at the Price to Book ratio, Earnings Yield, ROIC and 5 year average ROIC. Bb&T stated it has 0.01% in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:VAC).