The Insider and major shareholder of The National Security Group, Inc. (NSEC), Andrew Abernathey, Paid for 29 Shares; Daiwa Securities Group Has Lowered Boeing (BA) Holding By $7.65 Million

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Daiwa Securities Group Inc decreased Boeing (BA) stake by 41.32% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Daiwa Securities Group Inc sold 26,018 shares as Boeing (BA)’s stock rose 8.82%. The Daiwa Securities Group Inc holds 36,951 shares with $10.90M value, down from 62,969 last quarter. Boeing now has $197.73B valuation. The stock increased 1.49% or $4.95 during the last trading session, reaching $336.72. About 3.21 million shares traded. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 82.35% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 70.80% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on April, 25 before the open. They expect $2.56 earnings per share, up 27.36% or $0.55 from last year’s $2.01 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.50 billion for 32.88 P/E if the $2.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.80 actual earnings per share reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -46.67% negative EPS growth.

Among 25 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Boeing had 110 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 15. Standpoint Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, November 2 report. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, June 13. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of BA in report on Thursday, January 12 with “Underperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, October 6. Jefferies maintained the shares of BA in report on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Seaport Global with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 17. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Bank of America. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.81 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 65 investors sold BA shares while 614 reduced holdings. 148 funds opened positions while 391 raised stakes. 373.50 million shares or 9.30% less from 411.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Payden Rygel stated it has 1.88% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Washington Tru Company owns 134,186 shares for 2.23% of their portfolio. 1,850 were reported by Hillsdale Inv Mgmt Incorporated. Autus Asset Management Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.04% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Jacobs & Communications Ca owns 50,573 shares for 2.69% of their portfolio. Rockland Tru accumulated 1,380 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il holds 0.18% or 3,271 shares. Virtu Fincl Ltd Liability Com stated it has 8,766 shares. Aldebaran reported 2,203 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings. Strategy Asset Managers Limited Liability Company accumulated 13,031 shares. Grimes invested in 0.97% or 34,053 shares. Homrich And Berg reported 0.24% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). 6,585 were reported by Westover Advsr Limited Liability Co. Greenleaf Trust accumulated 4,269 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Lourd Cap Lc holds 2,650 shares.

Daiwa Securities Group Inc increased Workday Inc (Prn) stake by 2.50M shares to 22.50M valued at $30.80 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Fidelity Natl Information (NYSE:FIS) stake by 82,492 shares and now owns 157,630 shares. Ambev Sa (NYSE:ABEV) was raised too.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $12.17 million activity. The insider Smith Gregory D sold $12.17 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.75 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.25, from 0.5 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 3 investors sold The National Security Group, Inc. shares while 1 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 58,396 shares or 1.53% more from 57,514 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advisors L P has invested 0% in The National Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSEC). Royal Bankshares Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 2,500 shares. Morgan Stanley owns 116 shares. Moreover, Earnest Prtnrs Ltd has 0% invested in The National Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSEC) for 900 shares. New York-based Blackrock Inc has invested 0% in The National Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSEC). 3,131 are held by Regions Fincl Corporation.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 5 insider buys, and 0 sales for $222,278 activity. Another trade for 21 shares valued at $336 was made by Abernathey Andrew J. on Wednesday, April 11. CLARK FRED JR had bought 5,132 shares worth $76,980. The insider MCLEOD BRIAN R bought $5,540.

The National Security Group, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $40.74 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Life Insurance. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s Property and Casualty Insurance segment primarily underwrites home insurance coverage with primary lines of business consisting of dwelling fire and extended coverage, mobile homeowners, and other liability insurance services in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia, as well as operates on a surplus lines basis in the state of Louisiana.

As discovered in a public report that was filled with the SEC on April 17, 2018, Andrew Abernathey, major shareholder of National Security Group Inc and a person familiar with the company, purchased 29 shares of the firm and paid for them about $464 USD which is based on a market stock price per share of $16.0. In the last 30 days, he also bought 8,852 shares valued at $139,758 USD. Now, he has rights to a total of 298,472 shares or 11.83% of the company’s total market capitalization.

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $16.15. About 6,883 shares traded or 136.85% up from the average. The National Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSEC) has declined 17.74% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.29% the S&P500.

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