Brandywine Global Investment Management Has Lowered Its Cincinnati Finl (CINF) Stake by $432,136; E&G Advisors LP Has Boosted Its Cigna (CI) Stake by $478,400 as Stock Value Rose

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Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Cincinnati Finl Corp (CINF) by 3.64% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc sold 5,686 shares as the company’s stock rose 3.06% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 150,351 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $11.55M, down from 156,037 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Cincinnati Finl Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.68B market cap company. The stock increased 0.05% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $84.06. About 957,370 shares traded or 29.71% up from the average. Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) has risen 7.05% since February 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.05% the S&P500. Some Historical CINF News: 16/03/2018 Cincinnati Financial Closes Above 200-Day Average: Technicals; 25/04/2018 – Cincinnati Fincl 1Q Loss $31M; 25/04/2018 – Cincinnati Fincl 1Q Rev $1.22B; 25/04/2018 – Cincinnati Fincl 1Q Loss/Shr 19c; 26/04/2018 – Cincinnati Financial Volume Jumps More Than Five Times Average; 07/05/2018 – Cincinnati Financial Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend; 26/04/2018 – Cincinnati Financial Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average; 16/05/2018 – Cincinnati Business Courier: EXCLUSIVE: JLL’s Cincinnati office adds retail VP; 25/04/2018 – CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 1Q OPER EPS 72C, EST. 80C; 25/04/2018 – CINCINNATI FINANCIAL 1Q NET PREMIUMS WRITTEN $1.26B

E&G Advisors Lp increased its stake in Cigna Corporation (CI) by 71.88% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. E&G Advisors Lp bought 2,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 10.58% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 5,500 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.15M, up from 3,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. E&G Advisors Lp who had been investing in Cigna Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $69.47B market cap company. The stock increased 0.84% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $182.89. About 3.93M shares traded or 35.13% up from the average. Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) has risen 0.04% since February 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.04% the S&P500. Some Historical CI News: 28/03/2018 – Cigna’s Partnership with Physicians Successfully Reduces Opioid Use by 25 Percent — One Year Ahead of Goal; 08/03/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING CO – UPON CLOSING OF TRANSACTION, CO’S SHAREHOLDERS WILL OWN APPROXIMATELY 36% OF COMBINED COMPANY; 08/03/2018 – Morgan Stanley Seen Reaping Up to $100 Million After Cigna Deal; 23/04/2018 – DoJ asks Cigna, Express Scripts for additional information; 07/03/2018 – Health insurer Cigna is close to buying Express Scripts; 09/05/2018 – Cigna Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine‚Äôs 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for Fourth Consecutive Year; 08/03/2018 – CIGNA:COMBINED CO. WILL BE LED BY CORDANI AS PRESIDENT, CEO; 07/03/2018 – U.S. HEALTH CARE SERVICES: BARCLAYS SAYS MOST POSITIVE ON MANAGED CARE SUBSECTOR DUE TO FAVORABLE OUTLOOK; 08/03/2018 – Cigna unveils $67bn deal to buy Express Scripts; 08/03/2018 – Cigna: Combined Company to Make an Incremental Investment of $200M in Charitable Foundation

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.9 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 32 investors sold CINF shares while 130 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 99.82 million shares or 0.27% more from 99.55 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Comm Limited reported 11,864 shares. Bbva Compass Bank stated it has 0.02% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Sequoia Financial Advisors Limited Liability Co owns 5,055 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Bartlett And Commerce Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) for 53,879 shares. Visionary Asset Management stated it has 0.07% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has invested 0.04% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Royal London Asset Management holds 60,957 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory reported 0.03% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Aspiriant Ltd Llc owns 92,653 shares or 0.61% of their US portfolio. City Holding has invested 0.1% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Vantage Invest Advsrs Limited Co reported 4,962 shares stake. San Francisco Sentry Grp Incorporated (Ca) has invested 0% in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). Alphamark Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 575 shares. State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF). 52,362 are owned by Ls Invest Advisors Limited Liability Co.

Among 5 analysts covering Cincinnati Fincl (NASDAQ:CINF), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Cincinnati Fincl had 18 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) on Thursday, July 30 with “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by M Partners with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 2. M Partners maintained Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) on Friday, July 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 8. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, December 4 report. The stock of Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 9 by M Partners. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

More notable recent Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Cincinnati Financial (CINF) Q4 Earnings: What’s in Store? – Nasdaq” on February 01, 2019, also Zacks.com with their article: “Cincinnati Financial (CINF) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates – Zacks.com” published on October 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “How Safe Is Cincinnati Financial’s Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” on January 24, 2019. More interesting news about Cincinnati Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CINF) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2018 – Nasdaq” published on December 17, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) CEO Steve Johnston on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 26, 2018.

Brandywine Global Investment Management Llc, which manages about $52.46 billion and $16.05B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Omnicom Group Inc (NYSE:OMC) by 31,287 shares to 203,163 shares, valued at $13.82 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Smucker J M Co (NYSE:SJM) by 462,157 shares in the quarter, for a total of 570,439 shares, and has risen its stake in Camping World Hldgs Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.14, from 1.12 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 53 investors sold CI shares while 251 reduced holdings. 107 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 217.73 million shares or 4.89% more from 207.58 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Barton holds 3,140 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Hartford Investment Management reported 0.19% stake. Ci Invs has invested 1.3% in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Ascend Cap Limited Company holds 180,249 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board invested in 0.11% or 287,655 shares. Next Financial Gru invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Andra Ap has 0.3% invested in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Wellington Mngmt Grp Llp stated it has 3.51 million shares. Ckw Fincl Grp has 0.02% invested in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) for 500 shares. Pure Financial Incorporated invested in 0.05% or 1,147 shares. Putnam Fl Investment has invested 0.04% in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Montag A & Assocs reported 3,843 shares. Mariner Ltd Co holds 4,858 shares. Amer Inv Services reported 2,133 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers LP holds 78,350 shares.

Among 26 analysts covering CIGNA (NYSE:CI), 23 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. CIGNA had 79 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, November 2. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, January 12 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, August 7. Jefferies maintained Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) rating on Friday, August 4. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $20100 target. The stock of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, August 6 by Piper Jaffray. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $231.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 8 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, June 22 by RBC Capital Markets.

E&G Advisors Lp, which manages about $153.76M and $263.19 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) by 3,697 shares to 15,210 shares, valued at $1.29 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing.

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