Published: Thu, February 15, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Progressive (PGR) Share Price

The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 19 by Bernstein. The stock of CAE Inc.

Heading into the stock price potential, The Progressive Corporation needs to grow just 5.68% to cross its median price target of $59.5. William Blair downgraded aTyr Pharma, Inc. (TSE:CAE) rating on Thursday, June 1. TD Securities maintained CAE Inc. (TSE:CAE) on Friday, November 4 with "Hold" rating.

Progressive (NYSE:PGR) traded up $0.16 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $52.38. Net profit margin of Progressive Corp.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Trading volume for Progressive Corp. was 6.3 Million in its previous trading session. About 428,368 shares traded. Timberland Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSBK) has risen 56.96% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.53% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. 20 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. PGR's SI was 6.67 million shares in February as released by FINRA. King Luther Cap Corporation holds 0.02% or 34,170 shares in its portfolio. Mirae Asset has 67,830 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 93,126 are held by Highstreet Asset Inc. Voya Limited Com holds 0% of its portfolio in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement owns 817,828 shares or 0.11% of their U.S. portfolio. Mufg Americas stated it has 0% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). Rowland And Investment Counsel Adv accumulated 166,396 shares. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Progressive by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter. 31,388 were reported by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale. (TSE:CAE) for 949,625 shares. In that case, its shares would mark a 3.06% decline from the most recent price. Alliancebernstein L P reported 22,278 shares. Denali Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0% of its portfolio in Timberland Bancorp, Inc. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $23.14. About 637,019 shares traded. CAE Inc. (TSE:CAE) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 3.74% the S&P500.

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CAE Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and supplies simulation equipment worldwide. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 137,722 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $7,726,204.20. It has a 20.67 P/E ratio. The Company's Personal Lines segment writes insurance for personal autos, and recreational and other vehicles.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $788,383 activity. $2.43 million worth of The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) was sold by Sauerland John P. Broz Steven also sold $60,913 worth of The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) on Wednesday, August 23. Griffith Susan Patricia had sold 35,000 shares worth $1.70M on Thursday, August 17. The insider BASCH JEFFREY W sold $434,070.

Whittier Trust Co decreased Ishares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) stake by 33,628 shares to 379,849 valued at $56.29 million in 2017Q3. Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd Liability owns 25,796 shares. Johnson & Johnson Com (NYSE:JNJ) was reduced too. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the stock. Therefore 47% are positive. Life Technologies Corp had 11 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The stock of The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) earned "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, March 17. FBR & Co increased their price target on Progressive Corporation (The) from $36.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a "mkt perform" rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Friday, November 6 report. Keybank Natl Association Oh reported 0.03% of its portfolio in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). The rating was upgraded by Sandler O'Neill on Thursday, December 17 to "Hold". Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) rating on Monday, December 4. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 24.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.33 in 2017Q2.

Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR) received a Buy rating from 1 analysts. It has no change, as 45 investors sold JNJ shares while 871 reduced holdings. only 111 funds opened positions while 645 raised stakes. Old Dominion Mgmt invested in 0.79% or 5,973 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.12% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). Bradley Foster & Sargent Incorporated Ct reported 6,361 shares. Advisor Limited Company invested 0.11% in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR). If The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) shares can stay above the price resistance around $53.64 a share, that could help propel The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) higher to the next line of resistance at $54.07 a share. Cypress Capital Mngmt Limited Liability (Wy) holds 0.49% of its portfolio in The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) for 8,530 shares. Smithfield Tru Communication, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2,009 shares. Ig Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.04% or 172,490 shares.

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