American National Bank Has Cut Aflac Com (AFL) Position; Archford Capital Strategies Has Cut Waste Management Com (WM) Stake By $684,918

Archford Capital Strategies Llc decreased Waste Management Inc Com (WM) stake by 35.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Archford Capital Strategies Llc sold 8,781 shares as Waste Management Inc Com (WM)’s stock declined 2.69%. The Archford Capital Strategies Llc holds 16,038 shares with $1.26M value, down from 24,819 last quarter. Waste Management Inc Com now has $38.31B valuation. The stock decreased 1.66% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $88.22. About 1.52 million shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500.

American National Bank decreased Aflac Inc Com (AFL) stake by 6.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. American National Bank sold 6,095 shares as Aflac Inc Com (AFL)’s stock rose 3.90%. The American National Bank holds 81,648 shares with $6.65M value, down from 87,743 last quarter. Aflac Inc Com now has $35.21 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.58% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $89.55. About 2.11M shares traded or 8.02% up from the average. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 7.68% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 3 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 16% are positive. Aflac Incorporated had 49 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 26 by Citigroup. The stock has “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9. FBR Capital downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, May 10 report. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Citigroup. RBC Capital Markets maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Monday, July 10 with “Sell” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of AFL in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, December 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Monday, October 12 with “” rating. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Monday, July 3 by Barclays Capital.

American National Bank increased Exxon Mobil Corp Com (NYSE:XOM) stake by 16,796 shares to 121,396 valued at $9.95M in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Msci Eafe Index Fund (EFA) stake by 16,019 shares and now owns 393,233 shares. Abbott Labs Com (NYSE:ABT) was raised too.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $2.69 million activity. TILLMAN AUDREY B sold $25,907 worth of stock or 310 shares. On Thursday, September 21 CLONINGER KRISS III sold $2.10M worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) or 25,000 shares. 1,279 shares were sold by HUDSON ELIZABETH J, worth $107,132. $50,525 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by Daniels James Todd on Friday, September 29. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $125,363 was sold by JOHNSON DOUGLAS WAYNE.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 44 investors sold AFL shares while 297 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. 250.65 million shares or 1.32% less from 254.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 2,951 are owned by Provident Investment Mgmt. Haverford holds 11,077 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board accumulated 0.14% or 36,853 shares. Security National Bank Of So Dak reported 14,494 shares or 1.35% of all its holdings. Richard Bernstein Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp holds 37,001 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Wellington Shields Ltd Liability Com stated it has 4,628 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. M&R Capital Mgmt Incorporated invested 0.22% of its portfolio in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Conning holds 0.04% or 15,588 shares in its portfolio. Seaward Mgmt Partnership reported 7,527 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.15% stake. Parsec Fincl Mngmt has 181,829 shares for 1.07% of their portfolio. Moreover, Linscomb And Williams has 0.02% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Kcm Investment Advsr has 13,787 shares. Bp Public Limited Liability Company holds 94,000 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Breton Hill, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 9,381 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Waste Management Inc. has $100.0 highest and $58 lowest target. $79.58’s average target is -9.79% below currents $88.22 stock price. Waste Management Inc. had 42 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Macquarie Research. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, October 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, July 5. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital given on Friday, July 29. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 27 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 26. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $60 target in Wednesday, October 21 report. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Thursday, October 29 with “In-Line”. As per Monday, October 31, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America.

Analysts await Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.83 earnings per share, up 10.67% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.75 per share. WM’s profit will be $360.40M for 26.57 P/E if the $0.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.90 actual earnings per share reported by Waste Management, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.78% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold WM shares while 308 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 248 raised stakes. 316.48 million shares or 7.61% less from 342.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Goelzer Investment Mgmt has 0.03% invested in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 3,555 shares. Parnassus Invs Ca has invested 1.74% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). 3,800 are owned by Fukoku Mutual Life Insur Co. Davis R M accumulated 3,989 shares. Forest Hill Ltd Liability Com holds 0.15% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) or 6,760 shares. Marble Harbor Invest Counsel Ltd Liability Corp reported 4,000 shares stake. Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Management Limited Com reported 0.12% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Arizona State Retirement reported 159,781 shares. Bradley Foster Sargent Inc Ct, a Connecticut-based fund reported 5,629 shares. Cleararc Cap owns 10,390 shares. Glg Lc holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 22,062 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 2.40 million shares. Trustmark National Bank Department accumulated 6,034 shares. Gulf International Bancorp (Uk) Limited owns 0.15% invested in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 138,540 shares. Vaughan Nelson Inv Mngmt LP accumulated 13,825 shares.

Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $97,466 activity. CLARK FRANK M sold $31,644 worth of stock. 358 Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) shares with value of $31,648 were sold by POPE JOHN C. 387 shares valued at $34,174 were sold by GROSS PATRICK W on Monday, January 15.

Archford Capital Strategies Llc increased Vector Group Ltd Com (NYSE:VGR) stake by 87,598 shares to 87,685 valued at $1.80M in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Tr Russell 1000 Value Etf (IWD) stake by 8,504 shares and now owns 8,534 shares. Select Sector Spdr Tr Health Care (XLV) was raised too.

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