73.75% to Target, BTIG Reaffirms Buy Rating for MGIC Investment (MTG) Stock; United Services Automobile Association Decreased By $23.89 Million Its Huntsman (HUN) Position

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New York: In a research report sent to clients and investors on Thursday morning, BTIG restate their Buy rating on shares of MGIC Investment (NYSE:MTG). They currently have a $18.0000 target on the firm. BTIG’s target indicates a potential upside of 73.75% from the company’s stock close price.

United Services Automobile Association decreased Huntsman Corp (HUN) stake by 76.98% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. United Services Automobile Association sold 723,888 shares as Huntsman Corp (HUN)’s stock declined 12.21%. The United Services Automobile Association holds 216,512 shares with $7.21M value, down from 940,400 last quarter. Huntsman Corp now has $7.22B valuation. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $29.8. About 3.10M shares traded. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 26.96% since April 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.27, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 39 investors sold HUN shares while 107 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 170.92 million shares or 7.26% more from 159.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 45,523 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Nippon Life Glob Americas holds 132,120 shares. Century Cos reported 0.03% stake. Aperio Group Inc Llc holds 0.01% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) or 78,466 shares. Vnbtrust National Association has invested 0.15% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Goldman Sachs Gru has invested 0.02% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). M&T National Bank Corp reported 10,321 shares. Tiaa Cref Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.05% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). James Inv Research Inc holds 0.19% or 168,403 shares. Federated Pa holds 245,099 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers has 208,625 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Hsbc Hldgs Public Limited Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Zweig owns 252,953 shares. Moreover, Symphony Asset Ltd Liability Com has 0.09% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Wedge Management L Limited Partnership Nc accumulated 296,420 shares.

Analysts await Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. They expect $0.77 earnings per share, up 35.09% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.57 per share. HUN’s profit will be $186.66 million for 9.68 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual earnings per share reported by Huntsman Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.32% EPS growth.

Among 14 analysts covering Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Huntsman Corporation had 43 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, May 3. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 28 by Wells Fargo. Monness Crespi & Hardt maintained it with “Buy” rating and $22 target in Tuesday, September 29 report. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was downgraded by TheStreet. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies. JP Morgan maintained the shares of HUN in report on Wednesday, December 13 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 26 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, December 13 to “Buy”. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Alembic.

United Services Automobile Association increased Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) stake by 29,948 shares to 258,235 valued at $26.27 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Pbf Energy Inc (NYSE:PBF) stake by 30,368 shares and now owns 318,828 shares. Agnc Investment Corp was raised too.

The stock increased 3.50% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $10.36. About 4.57 million shares traded. MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) has risen 30.58% since April 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.03% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering MGIC Investment Corp. (NYSE:MTG), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. MGIC Investment Corp. has $20.0 highest and $7 lowest target. $14.70’s average target is 41.89% above currents $10.36 stock price. MGIC Investment Corp. had 53 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given on Thursday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, October 19 with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by M Partners with “Buy” on Thursday, January 21. Wells Fargo downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, April 19 report. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $13 target in Monday, February 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, January 18. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, April 11. FBR Capital maintained the shares of MTG in report on Thursday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point given on Wednesday, April 20. Bank of America maintained MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) on Friday, October 20 with “Buy” rating.

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