Deborah Jordan Acquires 961 shares of Camden National (CAC) in an Insider Trading; Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Shorts Increased By 6.58%

Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) had an increase of 6.58% in short interest. TSCO’s SI was 5.30 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 6.58% from 4.98M shares previously. With 1.81M avg volume, 3 days are for Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO)’s short sellers to cover TSCO’s short positions. The SI to Tractor Supply Company’s float is 4.24%. The stock decreased 1.97% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $63.11. About 588,306 shares traded. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) has declined 37.89% since March 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.59% the S&P500.

Deborah Jordan, the EVP – COO & CFO of Camden National Corp, paid for 961 shares of the company, worth $28,974 U.S Dollars, estimated based on $30.2 for each share. Today, Deborah Jordan owns 52,805 shares which are equivalent to around 0.34% of Camden National Corp’s total market cap.

Among 3 analysts covering Camden National Corp. (NASDAQ:CAC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Camden National Corp. has $54 highest and $46.0 lowest target. $48.33’s average target is 6.34% above currents $45.45 stock price. Camden National Corp. had 11 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Piper Jaffray maintained Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) rating on Friday, December 4. Piper Jaffray has “Overweight” rating and $54 target. PiperJaffray maintained Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) on Friday, February 2 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, November 1 to “Hold”. On Monday, September 14 the stock rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Outperform”. As per Wednesday, September 16, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 8 investors sold Camden National Corporation shares while 29 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 9.48 million shares or 4.20% less from 9.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Goldman Sachs Grp invested 0% in Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC). State Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 63 shares in its portfolio. Us National Bank De holds 181 shares. Fmr Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.39M shares. Envestnet Asset Management accumulated 819 shares. State Street Corp reported 288,381 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Ins The owns 203,176 shares. Commonwealth Equity Svcs Incorporated has 42,309 shares. 1,710 are held by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. Ameritas Partners invested in 1,318 shares. D E Shaw & stated it has 17,925 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Valley Advisers holds 1,662 shares. Patten Grp Inc Inc holds 514 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Ltd Liability Partnership Ma reported 0% of its portfolio in Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC). Citigroup, a New York-based fund reported 5,334 shares.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $60,284 activity. 1,400 Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) shares with value of $60,284 were sold by DUFOUR GREGORY A.

The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $45.45. About 5,934 shares traded. Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) has risen 42.48% since March 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.78% the S&P500.

Camden National Corporation operates as the holding firm for Camden National Bank that provides commercial and consumer banking services and products to consumer, institutional, municipal, non-profit, and commercial customers. The company has market cap of $706.15 million. It offers various deposit products, including demand, interest checking, saving, and money market accounts. It has a 24.97 P/E ratio. The firm also originates single family and multi-family residential loans, commercial real estate loans, business loans, municipal loans, and various consumer loans, as well as loans for the construction of residential homes, multi-family properties, and commercial real estate properties.

Analysts await Camden National Corporation (NASDAQ:CAC) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.82 EPS, up 28.13% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.64 per share. CAC’s profit will be $12.74 million for 13.86 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.71 actual EPS reported by Camden National Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.49% EPS growth.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $3.04 million activity. 43,076 shares were sold by Barbarick Steve K, worth $2.97 million on Monday, December 18. MORRIS EDNA also sold $70,687 worth of Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) on Tuesday, February 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 57 investors sold Tractor Supply Company shares while 152 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 145 raised stakes. 109.48 million shares or 0.29% more from 109.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Asset Management Inc invested in 0.02% or 5,206 shares. Utd Capital Fincl Advisers Lc has invested 0.01% in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO). Glob X Mgmt Lc reported 1,785 shares stake. Clifford Swan Inv Counsel Ltd reported 0.87% stake. Brant Point Investment Ltd Liability Com, New York-based fund reported 45,000 shares. Croft holds 0.81% of its portfolio in Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) for 54,250 shares. 7,732 were accumulated by Panagora Asset Management. Green Valley Invsts Lc accumulated 197,762 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur reported 11,400 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt invested in 0.03% or 201,329 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Company reported 83,259 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 17,588 were accumulated by Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Company. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv accumulated 3,600 shares or 0% of the stock. Bartlett And Limited Liability Com holds 400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Trust Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 361,248 shares.

Tractor Supply Company operates rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States. The company has market cap of $7.90 billion. The firm offers a selection of merchandise, including equine, livestock, pet, and small animal products necessary for their health, care, growth, and containment; hardware, truck, towing, and tool products; seasonal products, such as heating products, lawn and garden items, power equipment, gifts, and toys; work/recreational clothing and footwear; and maintenance products for agricultural and rural use. It has a 19.12 P/E ratio. As of January 26, 2017, it operated 1,600 retail stores in 49 states.

Among 30 analysts covering Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Tractor Supply had 79 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Robert W. Baird. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. Zacks upgraded Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ:TSCO) rating on Tuesday, September 22. Zacks has “Buy” rating and $95 target. On Tuesday, January 16 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”. As per Thursday, April 21, the company rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, June 5.