Piper Jaffray Keeps a Buy Rating on Hancock Holding (HBHC) and $58.0000 Target; Terra Nitrogen Co LP (TNH) Has 1.41 Sentiment

April 19, 2018 - By Ruchi Gupta

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Terra Nitrogen Co LP (TNH) investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.58, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 24 funds increased or opened new positions, while 17 trimmed and sold positions in Terra Nitrogen Co LP. The funds in our database now hold: 620,524 shares, up from 539,411 shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Terra Nitrogen Co LP in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 11 Increased: 14 New Position: 10.

Piper Jaffray currently has a $58.0000 target price per share on the $4.19B market cap company or 20.13% upside potential. In an analyst note revealed on 18 April, Hancock Holding (NASDAQ:HBHC) stock had its Buy Rating kept by expert analysts at Piper Jaffray.

Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding firm for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company has market cap of $4.19 billion. The firm offers various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. It has a 19.47 P/E ratio. It also provides commercial and industrial; commercial real estate; construction and land development; and residential mortgages, including fixed and adjustable rate loans; and consumer loans comprising second lien mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and nonresidential consumer purpose loans.

Since January 24, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $3.28 million activity. Exnicios Joseph S sold $53,400 worth of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) on Thursday, February 1. 25,000 shares valued at $1.35M were sold by ROSEBERRY ROBERT W on Tuesday, February 20. Phillips Joy L sold $811,058 worth of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) on Friday, March 9. BERTUCCI FRANK E also sold $166,705 worth of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) on Wednesday, January 24. On Wednesday, March 14 the insider Barker Stephen E. sold $198,960. 600 Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) shares with value of $32,910 were sold by Little Sonya C. Achary Michael M sold $669,569 worth of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) on Tuesday, February 27.

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $48.28. About 626,648 shares traded or 8.65% up from the average. Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) has risen 16.06% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.51% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Hancock Holding Company has $63.0 highest and $25 lowest target. $50.58’s average target is 4.76% above currents $48.28 stock price. Hancock Holding Company had 49 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 19 report. Jefferies maintained Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) rating on Friday, September 15. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $51.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, September 21. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, December 18 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, January 30. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Jefferies. The stock of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, October 10. The rating was downgraded by Hovde Group to “Market Perform” on Tuesday, March 29. FIG Partners upgraded the shares of HBHC in report on Monday, August 31 to “Outperform” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $53.0 target in Tuesday, November 28 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 15 investors sold Hancock Holding Company shares while 70 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 63.57 million shares or 0.95% less from 64.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. United Serv Automobile Association has 0.04% invested in Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC). Glenmede Trust Com Na invested in 0% or 271 shares. Prudential Incorporated reported 842,862 shares. Symphony Asset Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.14% or 27,637 shares. Huntington Bancorporation holds 0% or 756 shares in its portfolio. Zuckerman Group Lc holds 11,617 shares. Federated Invsts Inc Pa invested in 0.02% or 136,059 shares. Moreover, Maltese Capital Ltd has 0.43% invested in Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC). State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.01% or 30,600 shares. Jnba Finance Advsrs, a Minnesota-based fund reported 400 shares. Ajo Lp reported 67,362 shares. Guggenheim Cap Limited Co holds 65,713 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv invested 0% of its portfolio in Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC). Pacad Inv has 3,300 shares. Susquehanna Intll Grp Inc Limited Liability Partnership has 0% invested in Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) for 13,136 shares.

Bridgecreek Investment Management Llc holds 0.66% of its portfolio in Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. for 35,335 shares. U S Global Investors Inc owns 13,800 shares or 0.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, S&T Bank Pa has 0.38% invested in the company for 28,206 shares. The Georgia-based Bowen Hanes & Co Inc has invested 0.37% in the stock. Horizon Kinetics Llc, a New York-based fund reported 22,901 shares.

Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. produces nitrogen fertilizer products in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.57 billion. It primarily offers anhydrous ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate solutions for farmers to enhance the yield and quality of their crops. It has a 14.1 P/E ratio. The firm sells its fertilizer products to an affiliate of Terra Nitrogen GP Inc.

The stock increased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $83.96. About 92,356 shares traded or 76.01% up from the average. Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) has declined 11.63% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.18% the S&P500.

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