Affinity Investment Advisors Increases Stake in Aetna (AET); Swift Run Capital Management Has Raised Stake in Citigroup (C) as Market Valuation Declined

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Affinity Investment Advisors Llc increased its stake in Aetna Inc (AET) by 12.45% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Affinity Investment Advisors Llc bought 7,952 shares as the company’s stock 0.00% . The institutional investor held 71,849 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $14.58M, up from 63,897 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Affinity Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Aetna Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $ market cap company. The stock 0.33% or $0 during the last trading session, reaching $0. It is up 0.00% since January 12, 2018 and is . It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Some Historical AET News: 09/04/2018 – STAT Plus: Aetna auditor accuses CVS of improperly reporting generic prices to Medicare; 01/05/2018 – Aetna 1Q Net $1.21B; 18/05/2018 – Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend; 13/03/2018 – CVS HEALTH HOLDERS APPROVE AETNA PURCHASE; 26/03/2018 – U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release Inaugural Healthiest Communities Rankings; 24/05/2018 – EU’s $24 Billion AI Investment Signals Healthcare Big Data Boom; 27/03/2018 – Aetna Cites Nearly 25% Increase in Drug Prices Between 2012-2016; 27/03/2018 – Aetna to Automatically Apply Pharmacy Rebates at Time of Sale for Commercial Fully Insured Plan Members; 02/05/2018 – CVS Is `Moving Forward’ With Aetna Deal as Profit Tops Estimates; 27/03/2018 – Aetna Will Share Prescription Drug Discounts With Consumers (Video)

Swift Run Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 121.49% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Swift Run Capital Management Llc bought 33,410 shares as the company’s stock declined 18.04% with the market. The hedge fund held 60,910 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $4.37 million, up from 27,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Swift Run Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $138.45B market cap company. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $56.69. About 23.09 million shares traded or 8.48% up from the average. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has declined 23.89% since January 12, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.89% the S&P500. Some Historical C News: 27/03/2018 – Catherine Mann on Her New Role at Citigroup (Video); 13/04/2018 – CITIGROUP CFO: DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR CONSUMER BANKING IS ESSENTIAL TO MEETING COST-SAVE GOALS; 22/03/2018 – Citigroup Sets Restrictions on Gun Sales by Business Partners; 12/04/2018 – CITIGROUP NAMES ANGEL NG AS ITS HONG KONG CEO; 13/04/2018 – Sen Gary Peters: Peters, Colleagues Press Citigroup and Apollo on Concerns about Kushner Family Business Loans; 26/04/2018 – INGERSOLL-RAND PLC IR.N : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $111 FROM $109; 22/03/2018 – CITI’S LAYTON COMMENTS AT METAL BULLETIN ZINC CONF. IN LONDON; 13/03/2018 – CITIGROUP SAYS TRUSCOTT TO START IN APRIL: INTERNAL MEMO; 23/04/2018 – CITIGROUP’S LUNA: AMLO MOST LIKELY WILL WIN MEXICO ELECTION; 29/03/2018 – CONOCOPHILLIPS COP.N : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $70 FROM $63

Swift Run Capital Management Llc, which manages about $239.73M and $114.64M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ) by 55,012 shares to 191,403 shares, valued at $3.41 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

Since July 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $34,605 activity.

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 25 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 134 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Societe Generale given on Tuesday, September 12. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 30 by Guggenheim. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Raymond James. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Macquarie Research. On Wednesday, June 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”. As per Tuesday, December 12, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) earned “Hold” rating by Vertical Group on Wednesday, January 17. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 26 by Standpoint Research. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Monday, October 9.

More notable recent Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Citigroup Is A Clear Buy On The Pullback – Seeking Alpha” on December 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Citigroup’s Earnings Could Be A Good Thermometer – Seeking Alpha” published on December 21, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Wall Street’s five-day rally flickers out as earnings near – StreetInsider.com” on January 11, 2019. More interesting news about Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) – Citigroup Earnings: Will Consumer Banking Offset Expected Weakness In Institutional Business? – Benzinga” published on January 11, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Ahead Of Bank Earnings, Investors Should Approach ‘XLF’ ETF With Caution – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 12, 2019.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in 2018 Q3. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is flat, as 52 investors sold C shares while 470 reduced holdings. only 122 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. 1.80 billion shares or 3.35% less from 1.86 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Metropolitan Life Insur New York stated it has 0.53% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Sit Investment Associate holds 0.01% or 6,350 shares in its portfolio. Bourgeon Cap Mgmt Ltd Co invested in 16,600 shares. Omers Administration owns 90,300 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Columbus Hill Capital Management Limited Partnership has invested 2.11% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Moreover, Cullen Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.05% invested in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 17,100 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel reported 0.02% stake. Hudock Cap Limited Company reported 467 shares. Reliance Tru Company Of Delaware reported 25,888 shares stake. Suntrust Banks Inc stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). 7,423 are owned by Benjamin F Edwards Incorporated. Davis R M stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). First Interstate Bankshares reported 172,749 shares. Boyar Asset Management holds 1.56% or 31,877 shares. Intrust National Bank Na reported 0.7% stake.

More notable recent Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Judge denies shutdown-based request for stay of Aetna-CVS case – Seeking Alpha” on January 12, 2019, also Forbes.com with their article: “An Obamacare Tax Worth Repealing And Replacing – Forbes” published on December 21, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Judge accepts CVS changes for Aetna buy – Seeking Alpha” on December 24, 2018. More interesting news about Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “CVS-Aetna tie-up officially closes – Seeking Alpha” published on November 28, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Regulatory progress for CVS-Aetna merger – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 19, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 46 investors sold AET shares while 300 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 257.82 million shares or 2.48% less from 264.38 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv, Netherlands-based fund reported 498,781 shares. Blb&B Ltd, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 4,200 shares. Sun Life Financial accumulated 0.03% or 899 shares. Cullen Capital Mgmt Limited Co owns 7,250 shares. Amer Century Cos Inc stated it has 0% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Pnc Financial Services Grp has 485,765 shares. Redwood Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 924,330 shares or 13.4% of the stock. Scharf Invests Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 1.2% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Advisory Limited reported 0.03% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Coldstream Management holds 0.02% or 1,073 shares in its portfolio. Fjarde Ap has invested 0.26% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.17% or 19,100 shares in its portfolio. Focused Wealth Inc invested in 655 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Gamco Et Al holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 30,747 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 73,430 shares.

Affinity Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.01B and $758.83 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) by 2,884 shares to 40,377 shares, valued at $5.90M in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Dxc Technology Co by 5,172 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 120,710 shares, and cut its stake in American Express (NYSE:AXP).

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