American National Bank Has Lowered Boeing Co Com (BA) Stake; Square (SQ) Shorts Raised By 0.52%

American National Bank decreased Boeing Co Com (BA) stake by 5.83% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. American National Bank sold 1,549 shares as Boeing Co Com (BA)’s stock rose 4.66%. The American National Bank holds 25,017 shares with $6.36 million value, down from 26,566 last quarter. Boeing Co Com now has $189.65B valuation. The stock increased 2.67% or $8.28 during the last trading session, reaching $318.43. About 5.64 million shares traded or 76.33% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

Square Incorporated (NYSE:SQ) had an increase of 0.52% in short interest. SQ’s SI was 34.61 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 0.52% from 34.43M shares previously. With 40.22 million avg volume, 1 days are for Square Incorporated (NYSE:SQ)’s short sellers to cover SQ’s short positions. The stock increased 0.29% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $40.88. About 14.71 million shares traded. Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) has risen 107.40% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 90.70% the S&P500.

American National Bank increased Roper Industries Inc (NYSE:ROP) stake by 2,877 shares to 19,282 valued at $4.69M in 2017Q3. It also upped United Rentals Inc (NYSE:URI) stake by 3,688 shares and now owns 18,843 shares. Mckesson Corp Com (NYSE:MCK) was raised too.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $20.35 million activity. Another trade for 4,217 shares valued at $1.02 million was made by CAPOZZI HEIDI B on Monday, July 31. 19,757 shares were sold by Smith Gregory D, worth $4.85 million on Monday, July 31. Another trade for 56,838 shares valued at $13.84M was made by Muilenburg Dennis A on Monday, July 31. Another trade for 2,522 shares valued at $616,499 was made by Verbeck Robert E on Monday, July 31. 134 shares were sold by Downey Thomas J, worth $32,321 on Monday, August 7.

Analysts await The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on January, 31 before the open. They expect $2.87 earnings per share, up 16.19% or $0.40 from last year’s $2.47 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.71B for 27.74 P/E if the $2.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.72 actual earnings per share reported by The Boeing Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.51% EPS growth.

Among 23 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Boeing had 88 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $320.0 target in Tuesday, December 12 report. The stock has “Sell” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 7. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Cowen & Co. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $260 target in Thursday, August 17 report. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, February 12. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, August 28. Citigroup maintained The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) rating on Monday, September 19. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $160 target. The company was maintained on Monday, January 8 by Melius Research. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 21 by Cowen & Co.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 50 investors sold BA shares while 609 reduced holdings. 165 funds opened positions while 367 raised stakes. 411.79 million shares or 1.95% less from 419.99 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Investment Partners Oh Adv holds 7,140 shares or 1.55% of its portfolio. Bancorp Of Nova Scotia Tru Company holds 0.01% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) or 364 shares. Bluefin Trading Lc holds 4,832 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Community Fincl Svcs Group Inc Ltd Liability Com holds 4.17% or 40,035 shares in its portfolio. The Florida-based Asset has invested 0.28% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Roof Eidam Maycock Adv accumulated 5,895 shares. 517,563 were accumulated by Strs Ohio. Ledyard State Bank stated it has 31,681 shares or 1.07% of all its holdings. Waters Parkerson Com Limited Liability Corp has 0.26% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Heritage Wealth holds 0.11% or 839 shares in its portfolio. Investment Mgmt Of Virginia Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.09% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). Axa reported 402,519 shares stake. Moreover, Wright has 1.66% invested in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 17,907 shares. Legal General Group Inc Public Ltd reported 2.80M shares. Rdl Fin holds 1,194 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio.