Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) With $55.75 Price Forms Wedge Up Pattern

June 29, 2018 - By Mary Bollinger

Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q1. It has change of 0.44, from 2017Q4’s 1.56. The ratio fall due to Heartland Financial USA, Inc. positioning: 13 sold and 39 reduced. 13 funds acquired holdings and 45 increased holdings. Investors holded 15.99 million in 2017Q4 but now own 16.96 million shares or 6.02% more.
4,509 were accumulated by Automobile Association. Accredited Invsts Incorporated holds 0.82% of its capital in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 56,338 shs. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 37,407 shs. Dubuque Bank & Tru Communication holds 15.05% or 1.75 million shs. Zebra Capital Ltd Company accumulated 23,533 shs. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 16,844 shs in its capital. 2,540 were accumulated by Great West Life Assurance Can. Us National Bank De owns 32,346 shs. New York-based New York State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.02% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Pittenger & Anderson reported 0.01% of its capital in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Swiss Bancshares reported 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). American Century Incorporated holds 0% or 33,604 shs. Marshall Wace Llp has 0.03% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Renaissance Techs Lc reported 180,400 shs stake. Ubs Asset Management Americas holds 0% or 16,310 shs in its capital.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. registered $6.64 million net activity with 0 buys and 7 sales since February 26, 2018. 20,000 Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) shs with value of $1.12 million were sold by SCHMIDT JOHN K. The insider Johnson Kelly J sold $107,479.

With $60.21 Target Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) formed an up wedge technical setup. That’s 8.00 % above today’s $55.75 stock price. At our $60.21 Target, the company worth will be $138.56 million more.

The stock increased 1.00% or $0.55 during the last trading session, touching $55.75.Currently Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is uptrending after 22.28% change in last June 29, 2017. HTLF has 43,701 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 9.71%.

Investors wait Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF)’s quarterly earnings on July, 30., as reported by RTT. Analysts predict 12.35 % diference or $0.91 from the $0.81 EPS from 2017. HTLF’s profit could reach $28.27 million if the current earnings per share of $0.91 is accurate. Wall Street predicts 19.74 % EPS growth as of July, 30.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) Ratings Coverage

A total of 6 analysts rate Heartland Financial (NASDAQ:HTLF) as follows: 2 “Buy”, 4 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Š¢herefore 33% are bullish. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has 7 ratings reports on Jun 29, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. In Tuesday, January 30 report Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $56.0 target. On Monday, February 26 the stock of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, January 30 the firm has “Hold” rating given by FBR Capital. On Tuesday, January 9 the firm earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James. On Monday, January 29 the firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given. The stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Friday, April 6.

Another two news for Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com on June 20, 2018 with title “Ahern Leading Private Client Services at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.”. The other Benzinga.com‘s article was titled “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For June 15, 2018” and published on June 15, 2018.

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