Beacon Financial Group Lifted Its Altria Group (MO) Stake; Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Has Lifted American International Group I (AIG) Stake By $523.79 Million

Beacon Financial Group increased Altria Group Inc (MO) stake by 6.84% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group acquired 6,125 shares as Altria Group Inc (MO)’s stock declined 2.84%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 95,666 shares with $6.07M value, up from 89,541 last quarter. Altria Group Inc now has $134.22B valuation. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $70.34. About 9.80M shares traded or 40.68% up from the average. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc increased American International Group I (AIG) stake by 121.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc acquired 8.59 million shares as American International Group I (AIG)’s stock declined 2.08%. The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc holds 15.63M shares with $959.61 million value, up from 7.04 million last quarter. American International Group I now has $57.46 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $63.92. About 4.91 million shares traded. American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) has risen 8.59% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.11% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 91 investors sold MO shares while 516 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes. 1.17 billion shares or 0.77% more from 1.16 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Greylin Mangement holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for 5,357 shares. Invsts reported 0.4% stake. Palisades Hudson Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 6,582 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. Breton Hill has invested 2.42% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Guardian Capital Advsr Lp invested in 0.11% or 12,025 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 2.92 million shares. Bridges Invest Management stated it has 0.8% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Guardian Life Insurance Of America accumulated 4,366 shares. Lakeview Cap Prns Lc holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for 9,647 shares. Carroll Financial Assoc holds 27,193 shares. 221,288 are owned by Oppenheimer And Com Inc. Viking Fund Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.95% or 94,000 shares in its portfolio. Caprock Gp holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) for 21,410 shares. Fayez Sarofim Company reported 15.90 million shares or 5.3% of all its holdings. Da Davidson & Com accumulated 0.14% or 114,854 shares.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $2.95 million activity. On Thursday, September 21 DEVITRE DINYAR S sold $1.96M worth of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) or 32,000 shares. On Thursday, August 10 Barrington Martin J. sold $994,909 worth of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) or 15,300 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Altria Group Inc. has $85.0 highest and $58.49 lowest target. $70.66’s average target is 0.45% above currents $70.34 stock price. Altria Group Inc. had 56 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Berenberg on Friday, February 3. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) rating on Wednesday, January 10. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $78.0 target. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) on Thursday, March 23 to “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, May 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 21. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Piper Jaffray. Credit Agricole downgraded the shares of MO in report on Thursday, July 30 to “Outperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.64 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 72 investors sold AIG shares while 293 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 211 raised stakes. 748.00 million shares or 0.80% more from 742.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Regions Finance holds 0.22% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) for 311,815 shares. Horrell Mngmt holds 0.17% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) for 5,000 shares. Poplar Forest Limited has invested 3.82% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). First Allied Advisory Service owns 4,968 shares. 1.29M were reported by Adage Cap Prtn Grp Limited Liability. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv invested 0.07% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). Icon Advisers Co has invested 0.64% in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). Next Fincl Grp Inc Incorporated has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG). Jpmorgan Chase & accumulated 0.29% or 21.74 million shares. Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md holds 20.44M shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Pnc Financial Gp Inc stated it has 174,602 shares. Great Lakes Advsrs Ltd Co owns 0.01% invested in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) for 7,847 shares. Bremer National Association invested in 10,663 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Weiss Multi holds 200,000 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Raymond James Financial Service Advsrs has 0.02% invested in American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG).