Highland Capital Management Has Decreased By $4.81 Million Its United Technologies (UTX) Holding; Prosperity Bancshares (PB) Shorts Down By 2.79%

Highland Capital Management Llc decreased United Technologies Corp (UTX) stake by 42.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Highland Capital Management Llc sold 41,499 shares as United Technologies Corp (UTX)’s stock rose 8.03%. The Highland Capital Management Llc holds 56,280 shares with $6.53M value, down from 97,779 last quarter. United Technologies Corp now has $103.66B valuation. The stock increased 2.02% or $2.57 during the last trading session, reaching $129.81. About 8.67M shares traded or 140.84% up from the average. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 22.99% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.29% the S&P500.

Prosperity Bancshares Incorporated (NYSE:PB) had a decrease of 2.79% in short interest. PB’s SI was 4.27M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 2.79% from 4.40M shares previously. With 270,800 avg volume, 16 days are for Prosperity Bancshares Incorporated (NYSE:PB)’s short sellers to cover PB’s short positions. The SI to Prosperity Bancshares Incorporated’s float is 6.47%. The stock increased 1.24% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $73.56. About 486,384 shares traded or 8.60% up from the average. Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE:PB) has risen 27.06% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.36% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 63 investors sold UTX shares while 503 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 484 raised stakes. 621.08 million shares or 1.52% more from 611.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Miller Investment Mngmt LP reported 16,315 shares. Moreover, Guardian Capital Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) for 8,043 shares. Mawer Invest reported 959,749 shares. Avalon Advsr Limited Co owns 104,253 shares. Howard Mngmt invested in 0.23% or 12,936 shares. Meyer Handelman Company holds 0.91% or 171,577 shares in its portfolio. Rit Capital Public Ltd Company holds 8.69% in United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) or 35,400 shares. Systematic Fincl Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 6,000 shares in its portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) invested in 0.04% or 3,298 shares. Bokf Na owns 79,592 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts holds 0.12% or 209,454 shares. Meridian Invest Counsel accumulated 7,259 shares. Highbridge Capital Management Ltd Liability Co holds 115,872 shares. Cambridge Inv Research Advisors Incorporated invested in 94,087 shares. Amer Natl Insur Com Tx stated it has 101,690 shares or 0.62% of all its holdings.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $734,561 activity. $108,873 worth of stock was sold by Bailey Robert J. on Friday, December 15. $546,600 worth of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) was sold by Amato Elizabeth B.

Among 21 analysts covering United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. United Technologies Corporation had 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 10 by Citigroup. The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 16 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, July 23 by Cowen & Co. As per Thursday, September 10, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Bernstein downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Friday, January 8 report. Deutsche Bank maintained United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Monday, December 5. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $112 target. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 8 by Goldman Sachs. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 25 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $126.0 target in Friday, November 10 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy”.

Highland Capital Management Llc increased Investco Limited (NYSE:IVZ) stake by 17,080 shares to 166,195 valued at $5.82M in 2017Q3. It also upped Vanguard Small Cap Growth Etf (VBK) stake by 2,088 shares and now owns 26,643 shares. Freeport Mcmoran Copper & Gold (NYSE:FCX) was raised too.

Among 21 analysts covering Prosperity Bancshares (NYSE:PB), 4 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Prosperity Bancshares has $85.0 highest and $46 lowest target. $69.91’s average target is -4.96% below currents $73.56 stock price. Prosperity Bancshares had 58 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE:PB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 28 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 28. FBR Capital reinitiated Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE:PB) on Tuesday, October 11 with “Outperform” rating. On Monday, June 26 the stock rating was maintained by Hovde Group with “Market Perform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, July 26. The stock of Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE:PB) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, June 5. SunTrust maintained Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE:PB) on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Thursday, January 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

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