American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Is At $109.03 Formed Wedge; Man Group plc (LON:EMG) Covered By 9 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Among 18 analysts covering Man Group PLC (LON:EMG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Man Group PLC had 165 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight” on Tuesday, June 7. As per Monday, October 17, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock of Man Group plc (LON:EMG) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Liberum Capital. Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, September 2 report. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal Weight” rating and GBX 120 target in Wednesday, July 27 report. The company was maintained on Friday, April 21 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Societe Generale with “Hold” on Friday, February 19. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, May 11 report. BNP Paribas maintained Man Group plc (LON:EMG) on Tuesday, September 22 with “Outperform” rating. Liberum Capital maintained Man Group plc (LON:EMG) on Wednesday, March 1 with “Buy” rating. See Man Group plc (LON:EMG) latest ratings:

13/12/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 210.00 New Target: GBX 215.00 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 190.00 New Target: GBX 210.00 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 193.00 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 164.00 New Target: GBX 192.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Societe Generale Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 200.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 155.00 New Target: GBX 155.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 190.00 New Target: GBX 190.00 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 195.00 New Target: GBX 195.00 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 155.00 Maintain

American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) formed wedge up with $118.84 target or 9.00% above today’s $109.03 share price. American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) has $9.61 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $109.03. About 12,000 shares traded. American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has risen 40.27% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.57% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.97 million activity. 1,438 American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) shares with value of $149,848 were sold by Drosos Virginia. The insider LINDNER S CRAIG sold $2.61M. Gillis Michelle A had sold 2,051 shares worth $215,107.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.74, from 1.51 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 38 investors sold American Financial Group, Inc. shares while 125 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 51.31 million shares or 3.79% less from 53.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Glenmede Tru Comm Na accumulated 0% or 223 shares. Gateway Advisers Ltd Liability holds 0.06% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 69,388 shares. Lenox Wealth Management Incorporated has 0.02% invested in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 674 shares. Td Asset has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Nationwide Fund Advisors reported 222,259 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Dreman Value Mngmt L L C holds 0% or 70 shares in its portfolio. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund holds 48,089 shares. Ameritas Prns holds 0.11% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 22,029 shares. Regentatlantic Cap Limited Liability accumulated 56,751 shares. 80 were accumulated by Cwm Ltd. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 34,077 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Highvista Strategies Limited owns 3,000 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Leavell Invest Mgmt Inc owns 7,600 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Raymond James Financial Service Advsrs has invested 0% in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Metropolitan Life Ny invested in 64,642 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

Among 3 analysts covering American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. American Financial Group had 4 analyst reports since January 19, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy” on Friday, August 12. Macquarie Research downgraded the shares of AFG in report on Friday, December 2 to “Neutral” rating. Buckingham Research initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, September 11 report.

Analysts await American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.64 EPS, down 17.17% or $0.34 from last year’s $1.98 per share. AFG’s profit will be $144.51M for 16.62 P/E if the $1.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.06 actual EPS reported by American Financial Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 54.72% EPS growth.

Man Group plc provides alternative investment management services worldwide. The company has market cap of 3.36 billion GBP. The firm offers a range of liquid investment products and solutions, which include quantitative and discretionary, long only and long short, and single and multi-manager. It currently has negative earnings. It distributes its products and solutions directly to institutions; and to private investors through a network of intermediaries.