Insider Transaction: John Garrett Purchased 130 Shares of Southside Bancshares, Inc. (SBSI); Blair William & Company Decreased Lkq (LKQ) Position

Blair William & Company decreased Lkq Corp (LKQ) stake by 4.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Blair William & Company sold 11,836 shares as Lkq Corp (LKQ)’s stock declined 2.79%. The Blair William & Company holds 245,393 shares with $8.83M value, down from 257,229 last quarter. Lkq Corp now has $12.89B valuation. The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $41.72. About 880,932 shares traded. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has declined 1.30% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.00% the S&P500.

The director of Southside Bancshares Inc, John Garrett has made an unexpected transaction in the Texas-based company that is amounting to $4,503 U.S Dollars. As exposed in the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission public report filed on 20-02-2018, John purchased 130 shares calculated with average price per share of $34.6. John Garrett now has ownership of 11,910 shares of Southside Bancshares Inc.

Analysts await LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 22.86% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.35 per share. LKQ’s profit will be $132.89 million for 24.26 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by LKQ Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.44% negative EPS growth.

Blair William & Company increased At&T Inc (NYSE:T) stake by 56,696 shares to 645,207 valued at $25.27 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Bwx Technologies Inc stake by 92,497 shares and now owns 633,059 shares. Independence Realty Trust In (NYSEMKT:IRT) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 33 investors sold LKQ shares while 175 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. 273.62 million shares or 1.13% less from 276.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Engineers Gate Manager L P, New York-based fund reported 37,666 shares. Aperio Gp Lc invested in 0.03% or 128,071 shares. Amp Capital Investors Limited holds 0.02% or 87,201 shares in its portfolio. Atria Investments Ltd Company holds 0.02% or 12,305 shares. Swiss Financial Bank reported 1.14M shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 82,026 shares. 747,482 were reported by D E Shaw Incorporated. Montag A & Associates reported 162,650 shares stake. Gmt Capital Corporation invested in 1.38M shares or 1.06% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdg holds 146,659 shares. Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia Tru stated it has 0.01% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). California State Teachers Retirement Systems accumulated 536,431 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 0.02% stake. Macquarie Gp Limited reported 3,200 shares. Alexandria Cap Lc owns 531 shares.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $6.43 million activity. Quinn John S had sold 10,301 shares worth $445,425 on Friday, January 12. CASINI VICTOR M sold $1.06 million worth of stock. 16,000 shares valued at $526,755 were sold by ALLEN A CLINTON on Thursday, August 24. $4.00M worth of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) shares were sold by WEBSTER WILLIAM M IV.

Among 10 analysts covering LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. LKQ had 25 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, July 6 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, November 29 the stock rating was reinitiated by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, March 2, the company rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 30 report. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy”. Northcoast upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, February 12 report. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 22 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Sunday, December 10. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, July 6. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 25.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.63 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.45, from 2.08 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 7 investors sold Southside Bancshares, Inc. shares while 28 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 14.40 million shares or 0.51% less from 14.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fisher Asset Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI). Catalyst Ltd has 3,799 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Citadel Advsr Lc reported 48,647 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers owns 56,165 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md reported 0% in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI). Citigroup stated it has 23,186 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California Employees Retirement reported 76,694 shares. Prudential has 0% invested in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) for 46,394 shares. 46,718 were reported by Swiss Retail Bank. Atwood And Palmer Inc holds 0% or 205 shares. Moreover, Tributary Cap Llc has 1.64% invested in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) for 524,075 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And owns 164,959 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hancock Holdings reported 0.38% stake. Goldman Sachs holds 62,327 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 20,137 are held by Texas Permanent School Fund.

The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $34.62. About 135,691 shares traded. Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) has risen 21.44% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.74% the S&P500.

Southside Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for Southside Bank that provides a range of financial services to individuals, businesses, municipal entities, and nonprofit organizations. The company has market cap of $1.21 billion. The Company’s deposit products include savings, money market, and interest and noninterest bearing checking accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 19.13 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises consumer loans that include 1-4 family residential loans, home equity loans, home improvement loans, automobile loans, and other installment loans; commercial loans, such as short-term working capital loans for inventory and accounts receivable, short and medium-term loans for equipment or other business capital expansion, commercial real estate loans, and municipal loans; and construction loans for 1-4 family residential and commercial real estate.

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