Insider Sale: Charles Schwab Sold 240,000 Shares of The Charles Schwab (SCHW); Susquehanna International Group Llp Has Trimmed By $836,000 Its Bitauto Hldgs LTD (Put) (BITA) Stake

Susquehanna International Group Llp decreased Bitauto Hldgs Ltd (Put) (BITA) stake by 10.45% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Susquehanna International Group Llp sold 19,000 shares as Bitauto Hldgs Ltd (Put) (BITA)’s stock rose 71.89%. The Susquehanna International Group Llp holds 162,800 shares with $7.27 million value, down from 181,800 last quarter. Bitauto Hldgs Ltd (Put) now has $2.71 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $39.15. About 782,515 shares traded. Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) has risen 69.99% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.29% the S&P500.

Charles Schwab, the Chairman of Schwab Charles Corp made a sudden insider sale of 240,000 shares with an average price-per-share of $55.1 in the public company, that are having a value of $13,230,744 USD. He also unloaded 300,000 shares worth about $16,593,900 USD in the last month. This sizable sell will probably draw attention, as Charles Schwab presently has 10.33% of the stock market capitalization of the Company.

Among 9 analysts covering Bitauto Holdings (NYSE:BITA), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Bitauto Holdings had 15 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. CLSA upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The stock of Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, January 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, October 29. As per Monday, February 22, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 27 by HSBC. The stock of Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Agricole on Tuesday, November 10. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by CLSA. Credit Suisse upgraded Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) on Wednesday, March 9 to “Outperform” rating. Macquarie Research initiated Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE:BITA) on Friday, July 8 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Wednesday, May 24.

Susquehanna International Group Llp increased Amedisys Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:AMED) stake by 13,900 shares to 27,000 valued at $1.51 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Blucora Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:BCOR) stake by 57,200 shares and now owns 94,400 shares. American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (Put) (NYSE:AWK) was raised too.

Among 23 analysts covering Charles Schwab (NYSE:SCHW), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Charles Schwab has $63.0 highest and $28 lowest target. $48.10’s average target is -13.16% below currents $55.39 stock price. Charles Schwab had 86 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, January 22 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Deutsche Bank. Sandler O’Neill maintained The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) rating on Wednesday, January 17. Sandler O’Neill has “Buy” rating and $62.0 target. Barclays Capital maintained The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $51 target. The stock of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30. JP Morgan upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $39.0 target in Tuesday, September 8 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Thursday, September 22. Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) on Thursday, December 8 with “Outperform” rating. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, April 7.

The Charles Schwab Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, asset management, custody, and financial advisory services. The company has market cap of $74.26 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Investor Services and Advisor Services. It has a 34.4 P/E ratio. The Investor Services segment provides retail brokerage and banking services, retirement plan services, and other corporate brokerage services; and stock plan services, compliance solutions, and mutual fund clearing services, as well as engages in the off-platform sales business.

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $55.39. About 6.35 million shares traded or 4.55% up from the average. The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) has risen 32.11% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.27, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 41 investors sold The Charles Schwab Corporation shares while 299 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 275 raised stakes. 1.04 billion shares or 0.62% less from 1.05 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Grassi Inv Mgmt invested 0.68% in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Ballentine Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 12,139 shares. Commonwealth Equity Services owns 57,749 shares. Fortaleza Asset Mngmt accumulated 1.14% or 14,300 shares. First Allied Advisory Services invested in 18,126 shares. Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability Corp reported 519,981 shares stake. 1832 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership stated it has 63,162 shares. Oakworth Cap holds 0% in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) or 352 shares. Moreover, Capital Inv Counsel Inc has 0.23% invested in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) for 12,200 shares. Atria Lc accumulated 16,189 shares. Mogy Joel R Inv Counsel has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Cim Inv Mangement holds 0.38% or 23,699 shares. Creative Planning stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW). Bamco Ny reported 6.70M shares. Advisory Rech Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW).

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 19 sales for $64.67 million activity. On Friday, August 4 SCHWAB CHARLES R sold $12.55M worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) or 290,000 shares. Clark Bernard J. sold $3.31M worth of The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE:SCHW) on Wednesday, September 27. Another trade for 6,018 shares valued at $265,179 was sold by Chandoha Marie A. Kallsen Terri R sold $196,357 worth of stock. $998,528 worth of stock was sold by BECHTLE NANCY H on Monday, August 7. 8,000 shares were sold by Murtagh Nigel J, worth $361,194 on Tuesday, October 31.