Were Analysts Bullish Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) This Week?

November 10, 2018 - By Christine McCrea

Investors sentiment increased to 1.73 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.61, from 1.12 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 14 investors sold Heartland Financial USA, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 17.42 million shares or 2.72% more from 16.96 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
New York-based Bluemountain Mngmt has invested 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Morgan Stanley has invested 0% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Martingale Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership accumulated 112,135 shares. 54,901 were reported by Brandywine Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation. Piermont Mngmt reported 37,660 shares. 9,830 are owned by Legal General Grp Plc. Envestnet Asset Management holds 2,476 shares or 0% of its portfolio. At Bank reported 0.81% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Company stated it has 180,400 shares. 25,911 were reported by Oppenheimer Asset Management. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P has invested 0.03% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Earnest Prtn Ltd Liability holds 0.59% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 1.14M shares. Piedmont Investment Advsr Limited Co holds 0% or 510 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru reported 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Shell Asset Mgmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF).

Since June 4, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $2.80 million activity. 1,500 shares valued at $90,975 were sold by Townsend Andrew E on Monday, August 20. SCHMIDT JOHN K also sold $1.12 million worth of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) on Monday, June 4. Schmitz Martin J sold $482,000 worth of stock.

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

Among 2 analysts covering Heartland Financial (NASDAQ:HTLF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Heartland Financial had 2 analyst reports since June 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James downgraded the shares of HTLF in report on Tuesday, July 24 to “Market Perform” rating. Below is a list of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) latest ratings and price target changes.

24/07/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
15/06/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Equal-Weight Initiates Coverage On

The stock decreased 1.28% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $54.81. About 54,031 shares traded. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has risen 35.61% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.99% the S&P500.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a multi-bank holding company, provides commercial and consumer banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.89 billion. It accepts various deposit products, including checking and other demand deposit accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, health savings accounts, and other time deposits. It has a 19.58 P/E ratio. The firm also offers commercial and industrial loans; commercial real estate loans; small business loans; agricultural loans; real estate mortgage loans; consumer loans comprising motor vehicle loans, home improvement loans, home equity line of credit, and fixed rate home equity and personal lines of credit; and credit cards for commercial, business, and personal use.

More recent Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend” on October 17, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) CEO Bruce Lee on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on October 30, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results” with publication date: October 29, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) Institutional Positions Chart

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