Insider Trading: C Loughry Unloaded 1,000 Shares of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (PNFP); SOHU.COM (SOHU) Shorts Increased By 19.87%

SOHU.COM Inc (NASDAQ:SOHU) had an increase of 19.87% in short interest. SOHU’s SI was 1.47M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 19.87% from 1.23M shares previously. With 665,100 avg volume, 2 days are for SOHU.COM Inc (NASDAQ:SOHU)’s short sellers to cover SOHU’s short positions. The SI to SOHU.COM Inc’s float is 5.16%. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $37.6. About 246,609 shares traded. Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) has risen 19.17% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.47% the S&P500.

C Loughry is the director of Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. He a few days ago sold 1,000 shares in the company with the transaction value amounting to about $67,880 U.S. Dollars. The stated number is according to the traded price of $67.9 of a share. C now has in hand 136,866 shares accounting for 0.18% of the Company’s market cap

Among 7 analysts covering Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Sohu.com Inc. had 7 analyst reports since October 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of SOHU in report on Tuesday, August 1 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock of Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Friday, July 22. Goldman Sachs downgraded Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) on Monday, November 30 to “Sell” rating. On Wednesday, August 31 the stock rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan with “Underweight”. On Monday, October 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.69 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.22, from 1.47 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 13 investors sold Sohu.com Inc. shares while 19 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 18.85 million shares or 3.07% more from 18.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Goldman Sachs Grp Inc has invested 0% in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU). Parametric Associate Ltd accumulated 38,520 shares. Balyasny Asset Limited has invested 0.01% in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU). Css Ltd Il stated it has 7,401 shares. Geode Cap Mngmt Lc owns 0% invested in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) for 33,842 shares. Prelude Mngmt holds 100 shares. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 280 shares. The British Columbia – Canada-based Pacad Invest Ltd has invested 0.04% in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU). Pictet Asset Management Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU). Bancorporation Of America De has 0% invested in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) for 76,396 shares. Citigroup owns 23,674 shares. Blackrock invested in 0% or 904,273 shares. Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0% or 18,051 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Mgmt has 0.02% invested in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU) for 36,500 shares. The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0% in Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU).

Sohu.com Inc. provides online media, search, and game services on personal computers , mobile devices, and tablets in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China. The company has market cap of $1.46 billion. It operates sohu.com, which provides online news and information; m.sohu.com mobile portal and Sohu News APP, a mobile phone application; tv.sohu.com, which offers online video service; and focus.cn that provides online real estate information. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also offers paid subscription services, interactive broadcasting services, and sub-licensing of purchased video content to third parties.

Among 13 analysts covering Pinnacle Financial Partners (NASDAQ:PNFP), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Pinnacle Financial Partners has $85.0 highest and $51 lowest target. $71.30’s average target is 6.02% above currents $67.25 stock price. Pinnacle Financial Partners had 39 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, January 18. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $73.0 target in Tuesday, October 3 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, July 27 by FIG Partners. SunTrust maintained Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating. Stephens upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, February 5 report. Bruyette & Woods” downgraded Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) on Thursday, July 23 to “Mkt Perform” rating. Stephens maintained Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) on Thursday, January 18 with “Hold” rating. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the shares of PNFP in report on Thursday, October 20 to “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, August 24, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, November 30.

Analysts await Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) to report earnings on April, 16. They expect $1.09 EPS, up 31.33% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.83 per share. PNFP’s profit will be $84.28 million for 15.42 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual EPS reported by Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.37% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $67.25. About 150,420 shares traded. Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) has risen 26.22% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.52% the S&P500.

Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for Pinnacle Bank that provides various banking services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.20 billion. The firm accepts various deposits, including savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts. It has a 24.91 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include commercial loans, such as equipment and working capital loans; commercial real estate loans comprising investment properties and business loans secured by real estate; and loans to individuals consisting of secured and unsecured installment and term loans and lines of credit, residential first mortgage loans, and home equity loans and lines of credit.

Since September 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 selling transactions for $12.92 million activity. CARPENTER HAROLD R also sold $1.19 million worth of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) shares. 3,000 shares were sold by Samuel Ronald L, worth $201,840 on Tuesday, October 24. Sloan Thomas R had sold 10,000 shares worth $672,500. LOUGHRY ED C JR sold $120,434 worth of stock or 1,873 shares. The insider Brock Charles E sold 2,162 shares worth $139,900. TURNER M TERRY also sold $2.09 million worth of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) shares. MCCABE ROBERT A JR sold 70,000 shares worth $4.71 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.51, from 1.47 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 24 investors sold Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 55.20 million shares or 3.94% more from 53.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Patten And Patten Tn has 0.3% invested in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP). Etrade Cap Lc holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) for 23,048 shares. 10,160 were accumulated by Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt. Franklin Resources Inc holds 1.56M shares. Kennedy Cap holds 0.41% or 338,082 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Llc, a New York-based fund reported 252,983 shares. Regions Fincl holds 0% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) for 6,357 shares. Td Asset Mngmt accumulated 24,587 shares. Manufacturers Life The holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) for 477,118 shares. King Luther Corp owns 80,960 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Gsa Partners Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) for 19,545 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 0.02% or 120,028 shares. The Tennessee-based Aldebaran Inc has invested 0.17% in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP). Greenwood Cap Assocs Lc reported 4,744 shares. Raymond James Ser Advsr holds 0.04% in Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) or 89,036 shares.