The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG) Is At $117.81 Formed Wedge; Ameritas Investment Partners Trimmed Its Wiley John & Sons (JW.A) Holding

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Ameritas Investment Partners Inc decreased Wiley John & Sons Inc (JW.A) stake by 28.97% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc sold 5,500 shares as Wiley John & Sons Inc (JW.A)’s stock 0.00%. The Ameritas Investment Partners Inc holds 13,483 shares with $887,000 value, down from 18,983 last quarter. Wiley John & Sons Inc now has $3.83B valuation. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $66.5. About 89,267 shares traded. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A) has risen 21.16% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.61% the S&P500.

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG) formed wedge up with $128.41 target or 9.00% above today’s $117.81 share price. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (THG) has $5.01 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.01% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $117.81. About 112,059 shares traded. The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) has risen 27.09% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.54% the S&P500.

Ameritas Investment Partners Inc increased Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLK) stake by 8,834 shares to 59,185 valued at $3.85M in 2017Q4. It also upped Ishares Tr (IWF) stake by 5,287 shares and now owns 14,421 shares. Vanguard Index Fds (VNQ) was raised too.

Analysts await The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) to report earnings on May, 2 after the close. They expect $1.70 EPS, up 78.95% or $0.75 from last year’s $0.95 per share. THG’s profit will be $72.34 million for 17.33 P/E if the $1.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.00 actual EPS reported by The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Hanover Insurance Group has $13300 highest and $86 lowest target. $106.75’s average target is -9.39% below currents $117.81 stock price. Hanover Insurance Group had 16 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy”. The stock of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, May 18 by Wood. Sandler O’Neill maintained The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) rating on Friday, April 6. Sandler O’Neill has “Buy” rating and $13200 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, November 12. On Monday, March 28 the stock rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, January 12. The stock of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE:THG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Saturday, August 15 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, August 4 with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 5 report.

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