Telecom Argentina S.A. (TEO) Forms $30.27 Double Top; Hilltop Holdings (HTH)’s Sentiment Is 1.03

Hilltop Holdings Inc (HTH) investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.10, from 1.13 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 62 active investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 60 sold and reduced stock positions in Hilltop Holdings Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 53.11 million shares, up from 52.43 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Hilltop Holdings Inc in top ten stock positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 19 Reduced: 41 Increased: 47 New Position: 15.

Telecom Argentina S.A. (TEO) formed double top with $31.78 target or 5.00% above today’s $30.27 share price. Telecom Argentina S.A. (TEO) has $3.63 million valuation. The stock decreased 2.04% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $30.27. About 309,592 shares traded or 49.59% up from the average. Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has risen 43.04% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.49% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Telecom Argentina (NYSE:TEO), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Telecom Argentina has $46.0 highest and $14 lowest target. $26.08’s average target is -13.84% below currents $30.27 stock price. Telecom Argentina had 14 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. HSBC downgraded the shares of TEO in report on Thursday, February 22 to “Reduce” rating. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, July 3 report. The stock of Telecom Argentina S.A. (NYSE:TEO) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by Raymond James. The firm has “Buy” rating by HSBC given on Thursday, May 12. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, September 28. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Tuesday, September 6. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 10 to “Equal-Weight”. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of TEO in report on Thursday, May 12 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 8 by Santander. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Tuesday, September 22.

The stock increased 0.74% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $23.09. About 273,033 shares traded. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) has declined 11.90% since April 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.45% the S&P500.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. provides business and consumer banking services in Texas, California, Florida, Ohio, Washington, Arizona, Maryland, North Carolina, and other states. The company has market cap of $2.22 billion. The Company’s Banking segment offers savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, and money market accounts; certificates of deposit; lines and letters of credit, home improvement and equity loans, and loans for purchasing and carrying securities, equipment loans and leases, agricultural and commercial real estate loans, and other loans; and commercial, industrial, and single family residential mortgage loans. It has a 16.98 P/E ratio. This segment also provides term finance on commercial real estate properties; construction finance; treasury management; and check cards, safe deposit boxes, Internet banking, bill pay, overdraft, and automated teller machine services.

Oak Hill Capital Management Llc holds 13.78% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. for 2.18 million shares. Ratan Capital Management Lp owns 157,101 shares or 6% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hodges Capital Management Inc. has 2.22% invested in the company for 1.20 million shares. The Texas-based Hillcrest Asset Management Llc has invested 1.68% in the stock. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 677,610 shares.

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