Ejf Capital Has Raised Assured Guaranty LTD (AGO) Stake; V.F. (VFC) Had 4 Bulls

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Among 8 analysts covering VF (NYSE:VFC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. VF had 9 analyst reports since September 13, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 2. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 11 by Deutsche Bank. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 22 report. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Outperform” on Friday, September 14. The stock of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, September 13. Buckingham Research maintained V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) rating on Wednesday, October 17. Buckingham Research has “Neutral” rating and $86 target. Credit Suisse maintained V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) rating on Monday, October 22. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $97 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 23 by Wedbush. See V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) latest ratings:

11/01/2019 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $104 New Target: $76 Downgrade
02/01/2019 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $90 New Target: $85 Maintain
23/10/2018 Broker: Wedbush Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
22/10/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $95 New Target: $92 Maintain
22/10/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $103 New Target: $97 Maintain
17/10/2018 Broker: Buckingham Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $89 New Target: $86 Maintain
16/10/2018 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Neutral New Target: $94 Initiates Coverage On
14/09/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $96 New Target: $106 Upgrade
13/09/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $96 New Target: $105 Maintain

Ejf Capital Llc increased Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO) stake by 40.27% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Ejf Capital Llc acquired 146,111 shares as Assured Guaranty Ltd (AGO)’s stock declined 4.67%. The Ejf Capital Llc holds 508,921 shares with $21.49M value, up from 362,810 last quarter. Assured Guaranty Ltd now has $4.30 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $40.73. About 619,325 shares traded or 0.80% up from the average. Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 11.46% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.46% the S&P500. Some Historical AGO News: 23/04/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY SAYS DISAGREES WITH GREENLIGHT CAPITAL VIEWS; 26/03/2018 – CORRECTED-Hartford pushes deal for Connecticut to pay city’s debt; 23/04/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY ISSUES STATEMENT IN RESPONDS TO CRITIQUE BY; 03/05/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY 1Q ADJ REV $293M, EST. $234.0M (2 EST.); 23/04/2018 – SOHN CONFERENCE: DAVID EINHORN OF GREENLIGHT CAPITAL SAYS HE IS SHORT BOND INSURER ASSURED GUARANTY AGO.N; 03/05/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY 1Q GROSS WRITTEN PREMIUM $73M; 23/05/2018 – Unlawful Commonwealth Revised Fiscal Plan Demonstrates Decision to Litigate Rather Than Negotiate; 24/04/2018 – AGO: David Einhorn is up now at #Sohn2018. He is short financial company $AGO Assured Guarantee – ! $AGO; 03/05/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY 1Q ADJ OPER EPS $1.33, EST. 65C (2 EST.); 28/03/2018 – ASSURED GUARANTY RESPONDS TO PUERTO RICO’S REVISED FISCAL PLANS

Since August 14, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $5.03 million activity. BAILEY KEVIN had sold 4,400 shares worth $404,580. Shares for $2.33 million were sold by McNeill Bryan H. Another trade for 24,926 shares valued at $2.14 million was sold by Holtz Curtis A.. CHUGG JULIANA L also bought $496,622 worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) shares. Shares for $393,250 were bought by Carucci Richard. MCCOLLOUGH W ALAN had sold 12,552 shares worth $1.04M. On Tuesday, August 14 the insider MEAGHER LAURA C sold $6.45 million.

The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $86.48. About 970,705 shares traded. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has risen 6.15% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.15% the S&P500. Some Historical VFC News: 04/05/2018 – VF Reports Results for Transition Period Ended March 31, 2018; 07/05/2018 – VF Corporation Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List; 28/03/2018 – Steve Murray Named VP, Strategic Projects at VF Corp; 04/05/2018 – VF CORP QTRLY REVENUE FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS INCREASED 22 PERCENT (UP 17 PERCENT CURRENCY NEUTRAL) TO $3.0 BLN; 04/05/2018 – VF CORP VFC.N SEES FY 2019 REVENUE $13.45 BLN TO $13.55 BLN; 30/04/2018 – VF Corp Completes the Sale of Its Nautica Brand Business to Authentic Brands Group, LLC; 14/03/2018 – VF: PACT TO BUY ALTRA®, AN ATHLETIC, PERFORMANCE-BASED; 03/04/2018 – VF Corp: Icebreaker Brand Is Expected to Be Immediately Accretive to VF’s EPS; 14/03/2018 – VF Corp Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Altra(R), an Athletic and Performance-Based Lifestyle Footwear Brand, From ICON Health & Fitness; 14/03/2018 – VF Corporation Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Altra®, an Athletic and Performance-Based Lifestyle Footwear Brand,

V.F. Corporation engages in the design, production, procurement, marketing, and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and related products in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $34.21 billion. It operates through four divisions: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. It has a 20.04 P/E ratio. The firm offers outdoor apparel, youth culture/action sports-inspired footwear, footwear and equipment, handbags, luggage, backpacks, totes, accessories, backpacks, surfing-inspired footwear, merino wool socks, womenÂ’s activewear, and travel accessories under The North Face, Vans, Timberland, Kipling, Napapijri, JanSport, Reef, Smartwool, Eastpak, lucy, and Eagle Creek brands.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 37 investors sold V.F. Corporation shares while 293 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 386.23 million shares or 0.26% more from 385.25 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Landscape Capital Lc has 119,185 shares. Ftb Advsr holds 0.16% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 2,085 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has invested 0.01% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 103,490 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. First Fiduciary Inv Counsel holds 0.11% or 6,330 shares in its portfolio. Jane Street Grp Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 12,394 shares. Chem State Bank has invested 0.27% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc owns 79,994 shares. Fred Alger holds 534 shares. Ameritas Ptnrs invested in 0.07% or 16,399 shares. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands invested in 0.48% or 29,200 shares. Buckingham Asset Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Town Country Fincl Bank Tru Com Dba First Bankers Tru Com reported 15,860 shares. Franklin Resources Inc holds 333,833 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Schroder Invest Management Grp stated it has 84,793 shares.

More notable recent V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Vans Momentum Isn’t Slowing Down For VF Corp: Cowen (NYSE:VFC) – Benzinga” on January 17, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Under Armour (NYSE:UAA) Posts Q4 Earnings Beat, But Analysts Unconvinced – Benzinga” published on February 13, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “V.F. Corp: Booming Business, But Richly Valued Stock – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “How Safe Is V.F. Corporation’s Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “V.F. Corporation 2019 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 18, 2019.

Since August 30, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $10.95 million activity. FREDERICO DOMINIC had sold 212,055 shares worth $8.66 million. Bailenson Robert also sold $675,944 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) on Thursday, September 13. 4,300 Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) shares with value of $177,203 were sold by KENNY PATRICK W. Donnarumma Stephen also sold $197,129 worth of Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) shares. Another trade for 29,362 shares valued at $1.24 million was made by Brewer Russell B. II on Friday, September 21.

More notable recent Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “5 Marijuana Stocks That Call the NYSE Home – Motley Fool” on February 13, 2019, also Ft.com with their article: “Jeans maker Levi Strauss sets out pitch to investors – Financial Times” published on February 13, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New (NYSE:SIX) – Q4 Earnings Preview For Six Flags Entertainment – Benzinga” on February 13, 2019. More interesting news about Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “AllianceBernstein Q4 operating margin narrows to 29.3% – Seeking Alpha” published on February 13, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Taylor Morrison -3.9% as Q4 revenue misses – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 13, 2019.

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