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Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG)

Therefore 71% are positive. Manulife Financial Corp has a 12 month low of $14.15 and a 12 month high of $20.89. The stock was sold at an average price of $66.98, for a total value of $4,073,522.66. Hanesbrands had 40 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Principal Financial Group (NYSE:PFG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $68.00 target price on shares of Principal Financial Group in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Principal Financial Group Inc now has $19.85B valuation. Principal Financial Group's payout ratio is now 42.73%. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, August 29 by Oppenheimer. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co to "Market Perform" on Wednesday, October 12. ValuEngine cut Manulife Financial Corp from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, September 18th. The company has market cap of $2.11 billion. The Firm provides its services to retail investors, traders and independent registered investment advisors. It has a 15.46 P/E ratio.

Analysts await First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) to report earnings on October, 24. During the same period past year, the company posted $1.15 EPS. PFG's profit will be $369.95M for 13.41 P/E if the $1.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual EPS reported by TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.27% EPS growth. Ledyard Financial Bank owns 57,305 shares or 0.19% of their USA portfolio. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,973 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 1,964 shares during the period. 193.64 million shares or 2.51% less from 198.64 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Philadelphia Trust Company sold 39,230 shares as Hanesbrands Inc (HBI)'s stock declined 1.43%.

Ratings analysis reveals 80% of TD Ameritrade's analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating TD Ameritrade, 4 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 1 recommend "Hold". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, April 6 by Buckingham Research. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform". The company was maintained on Friday, September 8 by DA Davidson. (NYSE:HBI) on Friday, February 3 with "Hold" rating.

About 307,671 shares traded. About shares traded. First Merchants Corporation (FRME) has risen 59.72% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.40% the S&P500.

The value of the investment in Principal Financial Group Inc increased from $864,000 to $880,000 a change of 1.9% quarter to quarter. The firm has a market capitalization of $19.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.40 and a beta of 1.67.

Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) is a holding company of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (MLI), which is a life insurance company, and John Hancock Reassurance Company Ltd. (JHRECO), which is a reinsurance company. The Company's segments include Retirement and Income Solutions; Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. It turned negative, as 30 investors sold Principal Financial Group Inc shares while 173 reduced holdings. The original version of this article can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/10/21/nora-mary-everett-sells-12398-shares-of-principal-financial-group-inc-pfg-stock.html.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.02, from 1.31 in 2017Q1. Principal Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. 72 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 35,030 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 88,079 shares. Principal Financial Group accounts for about 1.4% of Beacon Financial Group's holdings, making the stock its 26th largest position. Whittier Tru Of Nevada reported 127 shares.

Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) has been the object of insider selling activity recently. DIAM Co. Ltd. boosted its stake in Principal Financial Group by 7.1% in the second quarter. Johnson Fin Grp, Wisconsin-based fund reported 668 shares. Eagle Advsr Ltd Com has 3,230 shares. Mirae Asset Invs reported 63,664 shares.

The share price of Principal Financial Group Inc (NYSE:PFG) was down -0.31% during the last trading session, with a day high of 68.90. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st were given a $0.47 dividend.

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