Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (FMAO) Forms $42.41 Double Top; 4 Analysts Bullish Unum Group (UNM)

Among 15 analysts covering Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Unum Group had 35 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 23 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. The rating was downgraded by Compass Point to “Neutral” on Monday, November 28. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Underperform” on Monday, November 28. FBR Capital upgraded Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) on Monday, November 6 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Tuesday, November 15. On Thursday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 28. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, July 15 by Goldman Sachs. See Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: B. Riley & Co Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
06/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold Upgrade
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Sell New Target: $48 Initiates Coverage On
09/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $52 New Target: $55 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0
05/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0 Maintain

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (FMAO) formed double top with $45.38 target or 7.00% above today’s $42.41 share price. Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (FMAO) has $391.64 million valuation. The stock increased 3.36% or $1.3771 during the last trading session, reaching $42.4071. About 603 shares traded. Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) has 0.00% since December 29, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 2.94% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.34 per share. FMAO’s profit will be $3.23M for 30.29 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $439,792 activity. EVERHART STEVEN sold $48,984 worth of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) on Tuesday, October 10. RUPP ANTHONY had sold 2,072 shares worth $180,470 on Wednesday, September 13. Stamm K. Brad sold $50,625 worth of stock. LEININGER EDWARD A sold $159,713 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 8.25 in 2017 Q3. Its down Infinity, from Infinity in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 2 investors sold Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 2.50 million shares or 254.47% more from 704,450 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tower Research Cap Limited Liability (Trc) invested in 665 shares or 0% of the stock. Comml Bank Of New York Mellon accumulated 33,334 shares or 0% of the stock. Royal National Bank Of Canada owns 709 shares. Bank & Trust Of America Corp De owns 447 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsr accumulated 4,728 shares. Manufacturers Life Communication The reported 7,568 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability owns 62,178 shares. Grp Incorporated Incorporated reported 10,433 shares. Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0% in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO). State Bank Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO). Koshinski Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 23,536 shares. Citigroup reported 1 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc reported 7,071 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0% in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO). Deutsche State Bank Ag has invested 0% in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO).

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance services and products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $12.40 billion. It operates through Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, and Closed Block divisions. It has a 12.97 P/E ratio. The firm offers group long-term and short-term disability, group life, and accidental death and dismemberment products; supplemental and voluntary products, such as individual disability, voluntary benefits, and dental and vision products; and accident, sickness, disability, life, and cancer and critical illness products.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.84 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 25 investors sold Unum Group shares while 178 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 200.74 million shares or 2.11% less from 205.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Mutual Of America Cap Management Limited Liability Company has 27,245 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc reported 458 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.07% or 86,275 shares in its portfolio. North Star holds 0.01% or 1,410 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldg Sa reported 476,268 shares stake. Raymond James Associates reported 0.03% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Invesco Limited holds 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) or 754,081 shares. 55,397 are owned by At State Bank. Guardian Life Insur Co Of America reported 514 shares. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma has 0% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 400 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Assoc Md has 0% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 386,625 shares. Nuance Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.5% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Fifth Third Commercial Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 12,611 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Cambridge Invest Research Advsr invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM).

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $769,213 activity. IGLESIAS LISA G had sold 8,459 shares worth $463,807. $126,770 worth of stock was sold by Godwin Pamela H on Monday, August 7. $55,070 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was sold by Arnold Timothy Gerald. On Tuesday, August 1 LARSON GLORIA C sold $123,566 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) or 2,460 shares.