Russ Lundy an Insider in Stage Stores, Inc. (SSI) Unloaded 500 Shares; Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company Has Lowered Union Pac (UNP) Stake By $649,600

A well-grounded and judicious transaction was made by the EVP – Chief Stores Officer of Stage Stores Inc, Mr. Russ Lundy, two days ago, when he sold amount of company shares – 500, amounting to $1,100 U.S. Dollars, at an average $2.2 for a share. This is not his first insider trade, in the last 30 days, he unloaded another 6,233 shares worth $13,068 USD. This insider trade, was performed on March 23, 2018. It’s readily available at the SEC’s website and can be found at this page. Russ now owns 84,675 shares accounting for 0.31% of the Company’s market cap

Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company decreased Union Pac Corp (UNP) stake by 65.12% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company sold 5,600 shares as Union Pac Corp (UNP)’s stock declined 2.52%. The Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company holds 3,000 shares with $348,000 value, down from 8,600 last quarter. Union Pac Corp now has $105.73B valuation. The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $134.32. About 1.66 million shares traded. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 31.45% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.73 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.03, from 0.7 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 18 investors sold Stage Stores, Inc. shares while 12 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 11.12 million shares or 16.42% less from 13.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nebraska-based Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mgmt Group Inc Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Citigroup Incorporated reported 0% stake. Vanguard Grp has invested 0% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Blackrock holds 0% of its portfolio in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) for 465,790 shares. Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) for 25,000 shares. Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp has invested 0% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Us State Bank De holds 0% or 683 shares in its portfolio. Millennium Ltd, New York-based fund reported 392,245 shares. Nationwide Fund has 3,860 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Frontier Investment Management has invested 0% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0% or 571,784 shares. One Trading Lp has 2,286 shares. The Illinois-based Hightower Advsrs Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI). Sei Investments reported 0% stake. Fincl Bank Of America De holds 0% or 14,198 shares in its portfolio.

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.2. About 89,922 shares traded. Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) has declined 49.89% since March 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.59% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Stage Stores (NYSE:SSI), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Stage Stores has $16 highest and $1.0 lowest target. $10.50’s average target is 377.27% above currents $2.2 stock price. Stage Stores had 22 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, August 21 the stock rating was maintained by Wesley Advisory Group with “Outperform”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, May 20 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Monday, April 3 by Johnson Rice. As per Friday, August 21, the company rating was downgraded by B. Riley & Co. As per Thursday, November 19, the company rating was downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm has “Buy” rating by TheStreet given on Saturday, August 22. The firm has “Sell” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Thursday, December 22. The stock of Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE:SSI) earned “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 21. As per Friday, August 19, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Northcoast given on Tuesday, February 7.

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $13,068 activity. LUNDY RUSS II sold $13,068 worth of stock or 6,233 shares.

Stage Stores, Inc. operates specialty department stores primarily in small and mid-sized towns and communities in the United States. The company has market cap of $60.79 million. The Company’s merchandise portfolio comprises moderately priced brand name and private label apparel, accessories, cosmetics, footwear, and home goods. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also offers merchandise direct-to-consumer through its e-commerce Website and send program.

Among 29 analysts covering Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Union Pacific Corporation had 106 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained the shares of UNP in report on Friday, March 31 with “Buy” rating. Scotia Capital maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) rating on Thursday, January 25. Scotia Capital has “Hold” rating and $148.0 target. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, January 26. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, June 27. Citigroup maintained the shares of UNP in report on Tuesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Seaport Global. RBC Capital Markets maintained Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, February 28. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 67 investors sold UNP shares while 490 reduced holdings. 95 funds opened positions while 408 raised stakes. 601.66 million shares or 1.15% less from 608.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 1St Source Bancorporation accumulated 3,736 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec reported 0.14% stake. Moreover, Northstar Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 0.28% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Drexel Morgan & Com holds 2.02% or 17,018 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And Com accumulated 0.36% or 14.26 million shares. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Mgmt Llc has 3.28% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Newman Dignan And Sheerar owns 9,783 shares. Vaughan David Invests Il holds 1.75% or 182,092 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Invest Prtn Inc invested in 0.33% or 60,885 shares. Zwj Counsel Inc invested in 0.03% or 3,557 shares. Symphony Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.54% in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Raymond James has 0.5% invested in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Compton Cap Ri, a Rhode Island-based fund reported 6,436 shares. Palo Capital invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP). Burney invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP).

Analysts await Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.67 EPS, up 26.52% or $0.35 from last year’s $1.32 per share. UNP’s profit will be $1.31B for 20.11 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.53 actual EPS reported by Union Pacific Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.15% EPS growth.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $5.29 million activity. On Tuesday, March 20 KNIGHT ROBERT M JR sold $3.43M worth of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) or 25,000 shares.

Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company increased Paypal Hldgs Inc stake by 17,000 shares to 22,500 valued at $1.44 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Constellation Brands Inc (NYSE:STZ) stake by 1,700 shares and now owns 3,400 shares. Starbucks Corp (NASDAQ:SBUX) was raised too.