American National Bank Has Cut Its Priceline.Com (PCLN) Position; Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust Has 2.17 Sentiment

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $7.06. About 325,728 shares traded or 129.87% up from the average. Putnam Managed Municipal Income Trust (PMM) has declined 3.13% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.83% the S&P500.

American National Bank decreased Priceline.Com Inc (PCLN) stake by 21.01% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. American National Bank sold 567 shares as Priceline.Com Inc (PCLN)’s stock rose 10.44%. The American National Bank holds 2,132 shares with $3.90 million value, down from 2,699 last quarter. Priceline.Com Inc now has $87.30 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.42% or $25 during the last trading session, reaching $1790. About 682,342 shares traded or 52.01% up from the average. The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $14.10 earnings per share, down 0.77% or $0.11 from last year’s $14.21 per share. PCLN’s profit will be $687.65 million for 31.74 P/E if the $14.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $35.22 actual earnings per share reported by The Priceline Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -59.97% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.03, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 66 investors sold PCLN shares while 320 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 306 raised stakes. 50.07 million shares or 10.39% more from 45.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dodge Cox accumulated 754,463 shares or 1.11% of the stock. Sense Advisors accumulated 177 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Marathon Trading Investment Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 200 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability holds 26,390 shares. Montag & Caldwell Limited Liability Corp stated it has 67,011 shares or 3.78% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.32% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0.91% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Ledyard Savings Bank invested in 0.04% or 178 shares. Amica Mutual invested in 2,852 shares. Crestpoint Mgmt Limited Com owns 0.57% invested in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) for 700 shares. Investec Asset North America accumulated 6,638 shares. Dnb Asset As has invested 0.58% in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Com Bancshares holds 0.12% or 4,747 shares. Sit Invest Assoc has invested 0.27% of its portfolio in The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN). Kentucky Retirement Ins Tru Fund owns 1,300 shares for 0.42% of their portfolio.

Among 34 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Priceline.com had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 9. Miller Tabak initiated The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Wednesday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. CLSA initiated the shares of PCLN in report on Thursday, December 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 10 by Citigroup. Barclays Capital upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, June 22 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, November 7, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Vetr on Tuesday, August 18. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, January 11. The stock of The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, September 28.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $913,734 activity. The insider Tans Gillian sold $216,299.

American National Bank increased United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) stake by 3,688 shares to 18,843 valued at $2.61 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Procter & Gamble Co Com (NYSE:PG) stake by 3,350 shares and now owns 7,043 shares. Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG) was raised too.