Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) Ratings Summary on May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018 - By Fidelia Bagby

Big Money Sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.18, from 2017Q3’s 0.82. The ratio improved due to Torchmark Corporation positioning: 27 sold and 143 reduced. 59 funds acquired positions and 111 increased positions. Investors holded 79.21 million in 2017Q3 but now own 79.58 million shares or 0.47% more.
Thrivent For Lutherans holds 4,373 shs. Welch Forbes Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.01% or 3,025 shs. Element Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.13% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0.02% or 285,309 shs. Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 6,500 shs. British Columbia Invest Mgmt Corp stated it has 0.03% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Country Bancshares has 0% invested in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 5 shs. Gradient Llc reported 19 shs stake. Girard Prtnrs invested in 3,844 shs. Sterling Capital Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.01% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Penobscot Investment Co invested in 0.23% or 9,180 shs. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co stated it has 0% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Dimensional Fund L P holds 0.02% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 639,290 shs. 25,189 are held by Rafferty Asset Ltd Liability Company. Prudential Public Limited Co holds 0% of its capital in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 2,700 shs.

Torchmark Corporation registered $16.43 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 12 sales since January 4, 2018. On Tuesday, March 27 COLEMAN GARY L had sold 5,000 shs worth $420,406. 24,000 Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) shs with value of $2.07 million were sold by HUTCHISON LARRY M. Rogers John Henry JR also sold $86,621 worth of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) on Tuesday, April 24. Shares for $1.31M were sold by HENRIE MICHAEL SHANE. On Monday, March 12 a trade for 12,375 shs valued at $1.08 million was made by SVOBODA FRANK M. 12,750 shs valued at $1.16 million were sold by Darden James Matthew on Thursday, January 4.

Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 6 have positions in Torchmark (NYSE:TMK) as follows: 1 rated it a “Buy”, 3 with “Sell” and 2 with “Hold”. The positive are 17%. Since December 21, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Torchmark has 7 analyst reports. On Wednesday, April 11 Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $9300 target. In Thursday, April 19 report SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, April 5 the rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight”. On Thursday, December 21 the stock of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Listed here are Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) PTs and latest ratings.

19/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $89.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $93.0000 Maintain
05/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $84 New Target: $82 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $97.0000
02/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $83 Initiates Coverage On
08/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $82.0
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $96.0 Maintain

Ticker’s shares touched $85.67 during the last trading session after 0.43% change.Torchmark Corporation has volume of 169,640 shares. Since May 17, 2017 TMK has risen 8.95% and is uptrending. TMK underperformed the S&P500 by 2.60%.

Torchmark Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand.The firm is worth $9.73 billion. It operates through Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Annuities divisions.The P/E ratio is 7.01. The Life Insurance segment offers life insurance products, including traditional and interest-sensitive whole life and term life insurance, and other life insurance.

A couple more Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) news were announced by: Globenewswire.com which released on May 15, 2018 “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Accuray, Torchmark, Carlisle Companies, CVR …”, also Streetinsider.com on April 29, 2018 announced “Torchmark Corp. (TMK) Declares $.16 Quarterly Dividend; 0.7% Yield”, the next Streetinsider.com is “Buffett’s Berkshire 13F Confirms Increase in Apple (AAPL) Stake Along with Increase in Holdings of Teva (TEVA) (More…)” on May 15, 2018. Gurufocus.com has article titled “May 15 Forum Update: ‘Buffett CNBC’ Edition”.

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