Arthur Dummer, an Insider in American National Insurance Company (ANAT), Acquired 340 shares of the Company; Shorts at Verint Systems (VRNT) Lowered By 6.8%

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Verint Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNT) had a decrease of 6.8% in short interest. VRNT’s SI was 797,600 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 6.8% from 855,800 shares previously. With 453,300 avg volume, 2 days are for Verint Systems Inc (NASDAQ:VRNT)’s short sellers to cover VRNT’s short positions. The SI to Verint Systems Inc’s float is 1.26%. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $42.65. About 256,580 shares traded. Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has declined 5.87% since May 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.42% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.33, from 0.86 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 7 investors sold American National Insurance Company shares while 35 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 17.53 million shares or 0.25% more from 17.49 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Michigan-based Rk Asset Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 2.98% in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). Brandywine Global Mngmt Ltd Company reported 36 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Co reported 214 shares stake. Glacier Peak Capital Limited Liability Com reported 5.28% in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). 3,767 were reported by Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada. Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0% in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). Intl Inc invested in 155 shares or 0% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P has 529,235 shares. First Tru Lp holds 0% or 16,268 shares in its portfolio. Hyman Charles D owns 73,063 shares. Aperio Grp Inc Limited Liability owns 215,039 shares. Vanguard Group Inc Incorporated Inc reported 0.01% stake. Karpas Strategies Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.7% of its portfolio in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) for 12,700 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested in 6,804 shares or 0% of the stock. D E Shaw Com Inc holds 3,520 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $119.49. About 19,456 shares traded. American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) has declined 1.75% since May 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.30% the S&P500.

American National Insurance Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides various insurance services and products in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $3.22 billion. The company's Life segment offers whole life, term life, universal life, variable universal life, and credit life insurance products. It has a 6.53 P/E ratio. The Company’s Annuity segment provides deferred, variable, and single premium immediate annuity products.

More important recent American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “American National Declares Quarterly Dividend” on April 27, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “American National Announces First Quarter Results”, Bizjournals.com published: “Exclusive: Upper Kirby office building sells to co-working company” on April 24, 2018. More interesting news about American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Brokerage plans to hire 150 employees in Houston in five years” with publication date: April 30, 2018.

Director, Arthur Dummer is the American National Insurance Co’s insider which purchased shares of American National Insurance Co, 340 to be exact. The insider shares were based on a market stock price per share of $119.1, with the buy having a total value of $40,501 US Dollars. Arthur Dummer currently holds 0.02% of the company’s stock market cap with ownership of 5,787 shares.  The dated May 10, 2018 transaction’s document that was filed with the SEC is ready for use here.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.47 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 32 investors sold Verint Systems Inc. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 59.15 million shares or 3.05% more from 57.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. American Cap Mngmt accumulated 1.43 million shares. Solaris Asset Ltd Llc holds 0.1% or 4,300 shares. Amalgamated National Bank holds 0.01% or 8,538 shares in its portfolio. Captrust Financial Advsr reported 0% stake. Panagora Asset Management holds 0.02% or 104,992 shares in its portfolio. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). Rgm Cap Limited Liability Corporation owns 1.95M shares for 7.61% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md holds 0% or 16,266 shares. Hartford Mngmt reported 115 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 7,180 were accumulated by Asset Mgmt One Communications Ltd. 45,600 are held by Bessemer Gru. 227,000 were accumulated by Canada Pension Plan Invest Board. Mufg Americas Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) for 333 shares. Moors Cabot Inc stated it has 0.04% in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT). Spark Mngmt Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT).

More important recent Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “4 Reasons To Avoid Verint Systems” on April 17, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Countdown to Next Week’s Verint Engage Conference in Dallas”, Businesswire.com published: “Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council Advances Digital-First Approach With Verint” on April 30, 2018. More interesting news about Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Tracking Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” with publication date: April 27, 2018.

Among 9 analysts covering Verint Systems (NASDAQ:VRNT), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Verint Systems had 32 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, December 3 report. Imperial Capital maintained Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) on Wednesday, February 15 with “Outperform” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, September 9 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform”. The stock of Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Verint Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNT) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Oppenheimer. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of VRNT in report on Thursday, December 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Sunday, September 6 with “Buy”.

Verint Systems Inc. provides actionable intelligence solutions and value-added services worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.72 billion. The Company’s Customer Engagement Solutions segment provides voice of the customer solutions, including interaction analytics, enterprise feedback, and digital feedback; workforce optimization solutions, such as intelligent recording, analytics-driven quality, coaching/learning, workforce management, work allocation, desktop and process analytics, robotic process automation, and performance management; employee engagement solutions comprising workforce optimization, knowledge management, employee desktop, case management, internal communities, gamification, mobile workforce apps, and voice of the employee; engagement channel solutions consisting of Web/mobile self-service, voice self-service, customer communities, email/secure messaging, Web chat, co-browse, mobile messaging, and social engagement; and security, fraud, and compliance solutions, including compliance recording, fraud and identity analytics, trading compliance, branch surveillance and investigation, and public safety compliance. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s Cyber Intelligence Solutions segment offers security and intelligence data mining software solutions, which are used for a range of applications, such as predictive intelligence, advanced and complex investigations, security threat analysis, and electronic data and physical assets protection, as well as for generating legal evidence and preventing criminal activity and terrorism.

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