Blackhawk Network Holdings (HAWK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows

Blackhawk Network Hldgs Inc now has $2.54 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $45.3.

Park West Asset Management Llc increased Blackhawk Network Hldgs Inc (HAWK) stake by 0.73% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.13 earnings per share. The SI to Conifer Holdings Incorporated's float is 0.13%. The last closing price is down 8.81% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the Standard & Poor's 500 Index which has increased 0.04% over the same time period. It is down 34.41% since September 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.26% the S&P500. BMO Capital Markets maintained Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HAWK) on Tuesday, September 12 with "Outperform" rating. Conifer Holdings has $12.0 highest and $11 lowest target. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.15, for a total transaction of $3,386,250.00. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Neutral" on Tuesday, January 17. William Harris Investors Inc sold 171,583 shares as the company's stock rose 16.53% with the market. The stock of Conifer Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CNFR) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, April 29 by Sandler O'Neill.

07/20/2017 - Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Mizuho.

03/15/2017 - SunTrust began new coverage on Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. giving the company a "buy" rating.

The share price of the company (NASDAQ:HAWK) was up +2.48%, with a high of 45.55 during the day and the volume of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. shares traded was 337623. Through its insurance firm subsidiaries, the Company offers insurance coverage in both specialty commercial and specialty personal product lines. Analysts expect that Blackhawk Network Holdings will post $1.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. It operates through two divisions: commercial lines and personal lines.

According to the the latest analyst ratings which have been released, 5 brokers have issued a rating of "buy", 7 brokers "outperform", 3 brokers "hold", 0 brokers "underperform" and 0 brokers "sell". Therefore 77% are positive. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.92, for a total transaction of $111,688.56.

Equity research analysts at BMO Capital now has a $52 price target on Blackhawk Network Hlds (NASDAQ:HAWK). The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Bank of America. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Friday, May 19. The firm earned "Market Perform" rating on Friday, January 6 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:HAWK) earned "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Friday, July 22. TheStreet downgraded shares of Blackhawk Network Holdings from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Wedbush maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, February 25 report.

Blackhawk Network Holdings, a prepaid payment network.

River Road Asset Management Llc decreased Sp Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) stake by 280,913 shares to 1.00 million valued at $28.20M in 2016Q4. (NYSE:PAY) stake by 219,558 shares and now owns 1.98 million shares.

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