Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) Forms Wedge Up Trading at $55.75

June 29, 2018 - By Kevin Carney

During Q1 2018 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.12. That’s change of 0.44, from 2017Q4’s 1.56. 13 investors sold all, 39 reduced holdings as Heartland Financial USA, Inc. ratio fall. 45 increased positions while 13 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 16.96 million shares thus 6.02% more from 2017Q4’s 15.99 million shares.
Amer Intll Grp invested in 0% or 15,701 shs. Parkside National Bank invested in 0% or 114 shs. Northern Tru Corp has 0.01% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 949,386 shs. Rhumbline Advisers reported 26,191 shs. Atwood And Palmer holds 0.01% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) or 1,100 shs. Strs Ohio has invested 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Jpmorgan Chase And Com reported 93,239 shs stake. Umb Bancorporation N A Mo stated it has 6,550 shs. Renaissance Ltd Com accumulated 180,400 shs or 0.01% of the stock. New York State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% or 2,100 shs in its capital. Mutual Of America Management Lc holds 1,475 shs or 0% of its capital. Bluemountain Cap Mngmt Ltd stated it has 3,214 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Fort Washington Investment Advsrs Oh invested in 0.17% or 312,600 shs. Legal & General Gp Public Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 9,562 shs. Phocas Financial Corp reported 97,982 shs or 0.45% of all its holdings.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. had 7 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since February 26, 2018. This’s net activity of $6.64 million. On Monday, June 4 Shares for $1.12 million were sold by SCHMIDT JOHN K. Johnson Kelly J also sold $107,479 worth of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) on Thursday, April 5.

With $60.21 Target Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) formed an up wedge technical setup. That’s 8.00 % above today’s $55.75 stock price. At our $60.21 Target, the company worth will be $138.56 million more.

The stock increased 1.00% or $0.55 during the last trading session, touching $55.75.Currently Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is uptrending after 22.28% change in last June 29, 2017. HTLF has 43,701 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 9.71%.

On July, 30 is awaited Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF)’s earnings report, Faxor reports. EPS of $0.91 is 12.35 % up from 2017’s $0.81 EPS. The profit will be $28.27M for HTLF if $0.91 EPS becomes true. Last quarter $0.76 EPS was reported. Analysts sees 19.74 % EPS growth this quarter.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) Ratings Coverage

A total of 6 analysts rate Heartland Financial (NASDAQ:HTLF) as follows: 2 “Buy”, 4 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 33% are bullish. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has 7 ratings reports on Jun 29, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Monday, February 26 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) with “Hold” rating. In Tuesday, January 30 report FBR Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $59.0 target. On Tuesday, January 9 the company was downgraded by Raymond James. On Monday, January 29 Piper Jaffray maintained Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill. On Friday, April 6 Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of HTLF in report with “Buy” rating.

Another two news for Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) were briefly released by: Benzinga.com on June 15, 2018 with title “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 15, 2018”. The other Globenewswire.com‘s article was titled “Ahern Leading Private Client Services at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.” and released on June 20, 2018.

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