Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) Trades at $55.75 Forming Bullish Wedge Up Pattern

June 29, 2018 - By Michael Day

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 dropped. 45 rose stakes while 13 funds bought stakes. Funds hold 16.96 million shares thus 6.02% more from 2017Q4’s 15.99 million shares.
Invesco Ltd holds 0% or 22,413 shs in its capital. California Pub Employees Retirement holds 0% or 20,465 shs. Clearbridge Invests reported 38,433 shs. Pittenger & Anderson Inc holds 0.01% of its capital in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 1,765 shs. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 0% or 6,204 shs. Ubs Asset Management Americas invested 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Winch Advisory Services Llc reported 0.01% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Stifel stated it has 287,027 shs. Susquehanna Intl Group Limited Liability Partnership reported 19,459 shs stake. Counselors invested in 204,346 shs or 0.52% of the stock. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 6,341 shs or 0% of its capital. Envestnet Asset Mgmt owns 0% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 2,138 shs. The California-based California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Deroy And Devereaux Private Inv Counsel owns 43,450 shs for 0.24% of their capital. Renaissance Limited Co has invested 0.01% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF).

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. registered $6.64 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 7 selling transactions since February 26, 2018. On Monday, March 5 22,500 shs were sold by Saylor Kurt, worth $1.20M. On Thursday, April 5 the insider Johnson Kelly J sold $107,479.

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.

Ticker’s shares touched $55.75 during the last trading session after 1.00% change.Heartland Financial USA, Inc. has volume of 43,701 shares. Since June 29, 2017 HTLF has risen 22.28% and is uptrending. HTLF outperformed by 9.71% the S&P 500.

On July, 30 WallStreet anticipated Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF)’s earnings release, as reported by RTT. Analysts expect change of 12.35 % or $0.10 from previous year’s $0.81 EPS compared to current’s $0.91 EPS. If HTLF’s EPS is $0.91 the profit will be $28.27M for 15.32 P/E. After $0.76 EPS was announced previous quarter, analysts now see EPS growth of 19.74 % for Heartland Financial USA, Inc..

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

Total analysts of 6 have positions in Heartland Financial (NASDAQ:HTLF) as follows: 2 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 4 with “Hold”. The positive are 33%. Since January 9, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Heartland Financial has 7 analyst reports. The company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, January 29. On Tuesday, January 30 the rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. On Friday, April 6 the firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given. On Monday, February 26 the rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James. In Tuesday, January 30 report FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating.

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

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