Dnb Asset Management As Has Lifted Its Assurant (AIZ) Stake; THL Credit Senior Loan Fund (TSLF) Has 1.56 Sentiment

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Dnb Asset Management As increased Assurant Inc (AIZ) stake by 26.11% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Dnb Asset Management As acquired 10,500 shares as Assurant Inc (AIZ)’s stock declined 11.22%. The Dnb Asset Management As holds 50,713 shares with $5.11 billion value, up from 40,213 last quarter. Assurant Inc now has $4.50B valuation. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $85.65. About 90,947 shares traded. Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) has declined 5.15% since May 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

THL Credit Senior Loan Fund (TSLF) investors sentiment decreased to 1.56 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.94, from 2.5 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 14 investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 9 decreased and sold their holdings in THL Credit Senior Loan Fund. The investment managers in our database now own: 2.20 million shares, up from 2.00 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding THL Credit Senior Loan Fund in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 8 Increased: 6 New Position: 8.

Athena Capital Advisors Llc holds 1.13% of its portfolio in THL Credit Senior Loan Fund for 269,664 shares. Shaker Financial Services Llc owns 115,455 shares or 0.92% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Mariner Investment Group Llc has 0.26% invested in the company for 36,825 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.21% in the stock. Comerica Securities Inc, a Michigan-based fund reported 52,988 shares.

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $17.75. About 6,969 shares traded. THL Credit Senior Loan Fund (TSLF) has 0.00% since May 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

More news for THL Credit Senior Loan Fund (NYSE:TSLF) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “THL Credit Senior Loan Fund Declares Monthly Distribution of $0.096 Per Share” on May 08, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “THL Credit Hires Christopher Todisco Director, Business Development” and published on April 12, 2018 is yet another important article.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 38 investors sold AIZ shares while 121 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 47.03 million shares or 0.18% more from 46.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ifrah has 0.07% invested in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ). Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Company owns 105 shares. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 0.02% or 105,903 shares. Gradient Invs Limited Liability Com accumulated 2 shares. The Connecticut-based Virtus Invest Advisers has invested 0.01% in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ). Meiji Yasuda Life Com stated it has 0.04% in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ). Valley National Advisers Inc stated it has 100 shares. 7,944 are held by Stone Ridge Asset Limited Com. Chicago Equity Prtn Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.07% or 22,060 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp invested in 635,078 shares or 0.02% of the stock. M&T Bancorp Corp accumulated 4,036 shares or 0% of the stock. Axa holds 22,600 shares. 33,610 are owned by Ahl Partners Llp. Advisory Services Limited has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ). Dnb Asset Mgmt As has invested 0.06% in Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ).

Another recent and important Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Assurant’s (AIZ) CEO Alan Colberg on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 06, 2018.

Dnb Asset Management As decreased Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) stake by 88,100 shares to 36,337 valued at $6.69B in 2017Q4. It also reduced Genuine Parts Co (NYSE:GPC) stake by 400 shares and now owns 16,220 shares. Ppg Industries Inc (NYSE:PPG) was reduced too.

Among 8 analysts covering Assurant (NYSE:AIZ), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Assurant has $127 highest and $70 lowest target. $95.83’s average target is 11.89% above currents $85.65 stock price. Assurant had 11 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, August 14 by Jefferies. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, January 9 by Bank of America. SunTrust upgraded Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) on Thursday, July 30 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, October 20. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, October 7. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 3 by Bank of America. The stock of Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, October 11.