Park National Boosted By $516,229 Its Bank Of America (BAC) Holding; Shorts at Maximus (MMS) Raised By 0.85%

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Maximus Inc (NYSE:MMS) had an increase of 0.85% in short interest. MMS’s SI was 1.30M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 0.85% from 1.29 million shares previously. With 402,500 avg volume, 3 days are for Maximus Inc (NYSE:MMS)’s short sellers to cover MMS’s short positions. The SI to Maximus Inc’s float is 2.02%. The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $68.67. About 238,476 shares traded. MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) has risen 5.08% since April 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.47% the S&P500.

Park National Corp increased Bank Of America Corp (BAC) stake by 1.98% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Park National Corp acquired 17,801 shares as Bank Of America Corp (BAC)’s stock declined 1.20%. The Park National Corp holds 914,623 shares with $27.00 million value, up from 896,822 last quarter. Bank Of America Corp now has $306.80 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $30.15. About 47.41 million shares traded. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has risen 28.18% since April 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.63% the S&P500.

Park National Corp decreased Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) stake by 13,702 shares to 247,528 valued at $30.99 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) stake by 10,575 shares and now owns 333,239 shares. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (NYSE:JEC) was reduced too.

Among 33 analysts covering Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Bank of America has $37 highest and $15 lowest target. $27.77’s average target is -7.89% below currents $30.15 stock price. Bank of America had 114 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) rating on Tuesday, January 2. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $30.0 target. The rating was upgraded by Vetr on Monday, August 24 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 11 by Societe Generale. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 5 by Raymond James. Nomura maintained Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 24 by Bruyette & Woods”. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Citigroup. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 29 by Credit Agricole. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3400 target in Monday, April 16 report. The stock of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Standpoint Research.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.15, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 66 investors sold BAC shares while 561 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 585 raised stakes. 6.85 billion shares or 0.98% less from 6.91 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Td Asset Management holds 0.69% or 15.94M shares in its portfolio. Raymond James Na holds 251,263 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio. Moreover, Oakworth has 1.39% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) for 209,582 shares. Pentwater Cap Management Ltd Partnership, Illinois-based fund reported 75,000 shares. Dsam Partners (London) invested in 0.59% or 118,244 shares. X Management Ltd Company accumulated 74,553 shares. Kistler invested in 14,906 shares. Markston Lc owns 2.4% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) for 788,278 shares. Pictet And Cie (Europe) Sa, Luxembourg-based fund reported 101,866 shares. Boyar Asset Mngmt Inc reported 4.09% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). Delta Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Tn owns 12,363 shares. Oarsman invested in 92,293 shares. Hudock Cap Group Limited Liability Corporation owns 30,145 shares for 0.39% of their portfolio. Rnc Ltd Liability Company accumulated 32,548 shares. Discovery Cap Limited Liability Ct stated it has 4.06M shares or 3.71% of all its holdings.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.39 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 22 investors sold MAXIMUS, Inc. shares while 101 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 58.07 million shares or 1.27% more from 57.34 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tower Research Ltd Liability (Trc) owns 493 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 39,484 shares in its portfolio. Hancock Holdings holds 6,294 shares. Price T Rowe Inc Md invested in 902,499 shares. 9,390 are owned by Services Automobile Association. Peak6 Invests Limited Partnership stated it has 7,997 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fmr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.03% of its portfolio in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) for 3.95M shares. Meritage Portfolio Management owns 0.61% invested in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) for 89,195 shares. 315 are held by Meeder Asset Management. Mutual Of America Capital Ltd holds 0.09% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) or 83,136 shares. Riverbridge Partners Limited Company owns 1.42% invested in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) for 1.03 million shares. California State Teachers Retirement invested 0.01% of its portfolio in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Brown Cap Management Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 7,664 shares. France-based Cap Fund has invested 0.04% in MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS). Thompson Siegel Walmsley holds 423,933 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $2.53 million activity. BELIVEAU RUSSELL A also sold $66,550 worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) shares. The insider MONTONI RICHARD A sold 30,000 shares worth $2.04 million. Andrekovich Mark also sold $194,400 worth of MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) shares. FRANCIS DAVID had sold 3,600 shares worth $232,200.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and Saudi Arabia. The company has market cap of $4.48 billion. The companyÂ’s Health Services segment offers various BPS, appeals, and assessments, as well as related consulting services for state, provincial, and national government programs comprising Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance British Columbia, the Health Assessment Advisory Service, and Fit for Work Service. It has a 20.5 P/E ratio. The Company’s services include health insurance exchange customer contact center activities and support; health insurance program eligibility and enrollment; beneficiary outreach and education; application assistance and independent health plan enrollment counseling; premium payment processing and administration; health plan oversight; eHealth solutions with the Medigent product suite; independent disability, long-term sick, and health assessments; occupational health clinical assessments; and specialized program consulting services.

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