Horace Mann Educators (HMN) EPS Estimated At $0.75; Leuthold Group Has Trimmed Mastercard Cl A (MA) Position By $331,890

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Analysts expect Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) to report $0.75 EPS on February, 5.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 15.38% from last quarter’s $0.65 EPS. HMN’s profit would be $30.70 million giving it 12.65 P/E if the $0.75 EPS is correct. After having $0.25 EPS previously, Horace Mann Educators Corporation’s analysts see 200.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.24% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $37.94. About 140,183 shares traded. Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) has declined 15.83% since January 5, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.83% the S&P500. Some Historical HMN News: 08/03/2018 – Horace Mann Educators: Gabriel L. Shaheen, Chairman of Board, to Retire From Board; 07/03/2018 – HORACE MANN EDUCATORS CORP – APPROVED A 3.6% INCREASE IN QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND, WHICH WILL INCREASE TO $0.285 PER SHARE; 24/05/2018 – Horace Mann Names H. Wade Reece Chairman of the Board at Annual Shareholders’ Meeting; Highlights Strategic Progress; 07/03/2018 – Horace Mann Educators Raises Dividend to 28.5c Vs. 27.5c; 07/03/2018 – HORACE MANN BOOSTS QTR DIV TO 28.5C/SHR FROM 27.5C, EST. 28.5C; 13/03/2018 – HORACE MANN EDUCATORS FILES MIXED SECURITIES SHELF; 24/05/2018 – ACCESSWIRE: Horace Mann Names H. Wade Reece Chairman of the Board at Annual Shareholders’ Meeting; Highlights Strategic; 10/04/2018 – Horace and Amy Hagedorn Fund establishes Northwell Health Visits Program and Scholarship Fund to support Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing; 04/05/2018 – Horace Mann Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 07/03/2018 – Horace Mann Increases Qtrly Div by 3.6%

Leuthold Group Llc decreased Mastercard Inc. Cl A (MA) stake by 2.57% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Leuthold Group Llc sold 1,495 shares as Mastercard Inc. Cl A (MA)’s stock declined 6.43%. The Leuthold Group Llc holds 56,727 shares with $12.63 million value, down from 58,222 last quarter. Mastercard Inc. Cl A now has $195.98B valuation. The stock increased 4.74% or $8.58 during the last trading session, reaching $189.76. About 4.45 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 32.53% since January 5, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.53% the S&P500. Some Historical MA News: 05/04/2018 – Mastercard Names Ann Cairns Vice Chairman; 19/03/2018 – MasterCard keeps options open on cryptocurrencies; 02/05/2018 – Santander strikes debit card deal with Mastercard; 04/04/2018 – THREE NEW SETTLEMENTS WITH NATIONAL BANK, VISA, MA: LAWFIRM; 12/04/2018 – Mastercard and BJ’s Wholesale Club Enhance Checkout Experience for Shoppers with Masterpass; 06/03/2018 – XOX BHD XOXB.KL – CO HAS YET TO ENTER INTO ANY FORM OF AGREEMENT WITH MASTERCARD; 12/03/2018 – MOODY’S ASSIGNS PROVISIONAL AAA (SF) RATINGS TO CREDIT CARD ASSET-BACKED NOTES TO BE ISSUED BY PENARTH MASTER ISSUER PLC; 02/05/2018 – Mastercard 1Q Adj EPS $1.50; 04/04/2018 – Barclays Launches Premier Global Travel Card That Rewards Cardmember Loyalty: Barclays Arrival® Premier World Elite Mastercard®; 30/04/2018 – MFS Core Equity Fund Adds Mastercard, Exits Visa

Among 9 analysts covering Mastercard (NYSE:MA), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Mastercard had 12 analyst reports since July 12, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 3 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 12 by Wells Fargo. Morgan Stanley maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Thursday, July 19 with “Overweight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $248 target in Thursday, November 1 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, July 24 by Raymond James. On Monday, October 1 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, July 27. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 17. As per Friday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 27 by Buckingham Research.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.96 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 27 investors sold MA shares while 531 reduced holdings. 146 funds opened positions while 393 raised stakes. 734.72 million shares or 0.86% less from 741.07 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Private Tru Na has 17,747 shares for 0.81% of their portfolio. Financial Services Corporation reported 0.66% stake. Arete Wealth Advsr Lc reported 2,680 shares stake. Sageworth Trust Com holds 0.03% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) or 1,050 shares. Marshfield, a -based fund reported 470,877 shares. 1.49M were reported by Nordea Management Ab. Adirondack Com has 0.07% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Private Wealth Advsr Inc has 0.8% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 9,713 shares. Moreover, Marietta Invest Ptnrs Lc has 2.01% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Peregrine Asset Advisers has 1,371 shares. Umb Bank N A Mo holds 1.31% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 198,584 shares. Vantage Invest Lc accumulated 322 shares. Old National Comml Bank In accumulated 0.03% or 2,874 shares. Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation owns 10,091 shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. First Financial Bank Of Omaha reported 55,662 shares stake.

More notable recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Mastercard: Great Company But Still Expensive – Seeking Alpha” on January 01, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Here’s Why Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover All Popped on Friday – Motley Fool” published on January 04, 2019, published: “Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) – Wash, Rinse, Repeat? Market Still In Defense Mode After Trade-Related Plunge – Benzinga” on December 28, 2018. More interesting news about Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Mastercard: A Shareholder Friendly ATM – Seeking Alpha” published on December 31, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “These Dividends Could Double – Motley Fool” with publication date: January 04, 2019.

Since November 2, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 sale for $473,978 activity. 5,000 shares were sold by Haythornthwaite Richard, worth $959,993. 2,475 Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $486,015 were bought by DAVIS RICHARD K.

Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.52 earnings per share, up 33.33% or $0.38 from last year’s $1.14 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.57 billion for 31.21 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.78 actual earnings per share reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.61% negative EPS growth.

Leuthold Group Llc increased Amn Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE:AHS) stake by 11,822 shares to 72,455 valued at $3.96 million in 2018Q3. It also upped Ishares Intermediate (CIU) stake by 41,270 shares and now owns 59,340 shares. Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Cl A (NYSE:GWR) was raised too.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a multiline insurance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.55 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity Products, Life Insurance, and Corporate and Other. It has a 9.63 P/E ratio. It underwrites and markets personal lines of property and casualty insurance, including personal lines automobile and homeowners insurance products; retirement products, such as tax-qualified annuities; and life insurance products.

More notable recent Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Horace Mann buying National Teachers Associates for $405M – Seeking Alpha” on December 10, 2018, also Themiddlemarket.com with their article: “M&A wrap: JMI, Audax, Luminate, Vista Equity, EQT, Carlyle – Mergers & Acquisitions” published on December 11, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Horace Mann’s $60000 Fall into Funding sweepstakes to benefit educators – GlobeNewswire” on September 04, 2018. More interesting news about Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Horace Mann Educators Corporation 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” published on August 03, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Capital One Financial, Trevena, CVD Equipment, Alpha Pro Tech, Horace Mann Educators, and Rubicon Technology — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 23, 2018.

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