Ledyard National Bank Trimmed Suntrust Banks (STI) Holding By $337,480; Morgan Stanley Has 0.94 Sentiment

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial services and products to firms, governments, financial institutions, and individuals in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $104.14 billion. The companyÂ’s Institutional Securities segment offers capital raising and financial advisory services, including services related to the underwriting of debt, equity, and other securities, as well as advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, real estate, and project finance. It has a 18.64 P/E ratio. This segment also provides sales and trading services, such as sales, financing, and market-making services in equity securities and fixed income products, including foreign exchange and commodities, as well as prime brokerage services; corporate loans, commercial and residential mortgage lending, and asset-backed lending; financing for equities and commodities customers; loans to municipalities; and investments and research services.

Ledyard National Bank decreased Suntrust Banks Inc (STI) stake by 3.52% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ledyard National Bank sold 5,720 shares as Suntrust Banks Inc (STI)’s stock declined 9.30%. The Ledyard National Bank holds 156,806 shares with $9.37M value, down from 162,526 last quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc now has $33.98B valuation. The stock increased 1.10% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $71.38. About 2.37 million shares traded. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has risen 26.82% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.12% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 65 investors sold STI shares while 235 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 205 raised stakes. 375.36 million shares or 2.72% less from 385.84 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Carroll Associate holds 0.06% or 8,933 shares in its portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Europe) Limited holds 0.02% or 6,484 shares in its portfolio. Ngam Advisors Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.22% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Global X Mngmt Limited Liability holds 7,166 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Parkside Finance Commercial Bank Tru has invested 0.01% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Riverhead Cap Mgmt Limited Com holds 0.09% of its portfolio in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) for 33,811 shares. Nippon Life Insur reported 47,216 shares. Paragon Management Ltd, a Colorado-based fund reported 4,651 shares. Stonebridge Cap Advsrs reported 4,000 shares. Moreover, Private Asset Mgmt has 0.04% invested in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) for 257 shares. Mgmt Corp Va accumulated 0.14% or 8,261 shares. Argent Tru Co owns 4,551 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Daiwa Secs Gru has 0.01% invested in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI). Massachusetts Fincl Ser Ma holds 1.42M shares. Cetera Advisor Ntwk Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI).

Ledyard National Bank increased Flexshares Quality Dvd Etf (QDF) stake by 31,496 shares to 311,931 valued at $13.24 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Core S&P 500 Etf (IVV) stake by 5,323 shares and now owns 21,707 shares. Keycorp New (NYSE:KEY) was raised too.

Among 34 analysts covering Suntrust Banks Inc. (NYSE:STI), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Suntrust Banks Inc. had 107 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 12 by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, July 5, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 10 by FBR Capital. Wedbush upgraded SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) on Monday, May 1 to “Outperform” rating. Nomura maintained the shares of STI in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. Jefferies maintained SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) on Thursday, June 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, January 11.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $554,242 activity. $507,911 worth of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) was sold by Lienhard Jerome T. $46,331 worth of SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) was sold by Johnson Susan S on Monday, August 14.

Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc holds 100% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley for 432.02 million shares. Valueact Holdings L.P. owns 17.88 million shares or 8.63% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Wellcome Trust Ltd (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Trust has 6.5% invested in the company for 8.45 million shares. The Oklahoma-based Gibraltar Capital Management Inc. has invested 6.47% in the stock. Kiltearn Partners Llp, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 4.34 million shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Morgan Stanley’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Morgan Stanley, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. MS was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 6, 2016. As per Thursday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 20 by Guggenheim. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 11 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Thursday, October 6.

The stock increased 1.39% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $57.6. About 8.38 million shares traded or 3.80% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (MS) has risen 57.08% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.