Universal Insurance Holdings I (UVE) Valuation Declined While Highland Capital Management Cut Stake; Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel Trimmed V F (VFC) Stake as Share Price Declined

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Highland Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Universal Insurance Holdings I (UVE) by 37.76% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Highland Capital Management Llc sold 11,340 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.86% with the market. The institutional investor held 18,691 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $907,000, down from 30,031 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Highland Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Universal Insurance Holdings I for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.33B market cap company. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $38.18. About 77,104 shares traded. Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) has risen 58.17% since February 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.17% the S&P500. Some Historical UVE News: 04/04/2018 – Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Subsidiary UPCIC Writes First Homeowners Insurance Policy and Launches Universal Direct in New Hampshire; 29/05/2018 – Universal Insurance Raises Dividend to 16c Vs. 14c; 29/05/2018 – Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Increased Quarterly Dividend Of $0.16 Per Share; 22/04/2018 – DJ Universal Insurance Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (UVE); 12/04/2018 – Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.14 Per Share; 24/04/2018 – Universal Insurance 1Q EPS $1.12; 30/05/2018 – Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Insurance Subsidiaries Complete 2018-2019 Reinsurance Programs; 11/04/2018 – Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial; 24/04/2018 – UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC – QTRLY TOTAL REVENUES $191.5 MLN VS $174.9 MLN; 03/04/2018 UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDER SEAN DOWNES REPORTS 5.1% STAKE

Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel decreased its stake in V F Corp (VFC) by 18.13% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel sold 3,808 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.26% with the market. The institutional investor held 17,195 shares of the apparel company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $1.61 million, down from 21,003 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel who had been investing in V F Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $33.94B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $85.78. About 3.69M shares traded or 48.02% up from the average. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) has risen 6.15% since February 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.15% the S&P500. Some Historical VFC News: 28/03/2018 – VF Corporation Appoints Steve Murray as Vice President, Strategic Projects; 04/05/2018 – VF TRANSITION PERIOD ADJ. EPS CONT OPS 67C WITH 3C DEAL EFFECT; 19/03/2018 – REFILE-Large retailers urge Trump against China tariffs; 04/05/2018 – VF Corp. Earnings Beat Consensus — MarketWatch; 23/04/2018 – Vans Opens Public Vote For The Ninth Annual Custom Culture Competition; 04/05/2018 – VF Reports Results for Transition Period Ended March 31, 2018; 07/05/2018 – VF Corporation Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List; 16/03/2018 – VF’s Steven Rendle Saw 2017 Compensation Jump 58.2%; 05/04/2018 – Nine West nears bankruptcy with plan to sell footwear brand; 28/03/2018 – Steve Murray Named VP, Strategic Projects at VF Corp

Among 2 analysts covering Universal Insurance Holdings Inc (NYSE:UVE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Universal Insurance Holdings Inc had 11 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, February 26. On Monday, December 4 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, November 23 report. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, September 20 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Monday, January 15, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Friday, July 27. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) on Tuesday, April 10 with “Buy” rating.

Since August 24, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 selling transactions for $5.02 million activity. 20,000 Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) shares with value of $914,193 were sold by DOWNES SEAN P. On Thursday, December 13 Campos Kimberly D sold $188,064 worth of Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) or 4,610 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.70, from 1.72 in 2018Q2. It worsened, as 22 investors sold UVE shares while 73 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 26.17 million shares or 2.69% more from 25.49 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wolverine Asset Management Ltd Co holds 63 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bessemer Grp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE). Principal Fincl Gru invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE). Massachusetts Financial Service Company Ma owns 0% invested in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) for 46,615 shares. Pitcairn reported 9,987 shares stake. Hillsdale owns 0.27% invested in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) for 42,500 shares. 8,167 are held by Pinebridge L P. Paloma Partners Company accumulated 0% or 5,100 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE). Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership invested in 0% or 408 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 0.01% invested in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) for 48,047 shares. Missouri-based Parkside Bankshares & has invested 0% in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE). Ubs Asset Americas holds 21,925 shares. Epoch Investment Partners owns 773,554 shares. Lsv Asset Mngmt invested 0.12% in Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE).

Highland Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.26 billion and $1.39B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Illumina Inc (NASDAQ:ILMN) by 1,790 shares to 3,785 shares, valued at $1.39 million in 2018Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) by 1,139 shares in the quarter, for a total of 18,188 shares, and has risen its stake in Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV).

More notable recent Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Scheduled For October 29, 2018 – Benzinga” on October 29, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call Date – PR Newswire” published on October 17, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend of 0.16 Cents per Share – PRNewswire” on January 31, 2019. More interesting news about Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Insurers Bracing for Hurricane Florence, More Storm Threats Coming – 24/7 Wall St.” published on September 10, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “4 Small-Cap Bank Stocks That Should Be on Your Radar – Motley Fool” with publication date: November 28, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.05, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It dived, as 37 investors sold VFC shares while 293 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 386.23 million shares or 0.26% more from 385.25 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Marshwinds Advisory Co invested 0.65% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Svcs holds 0.19% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) or 3,857 shares. Haverford Trust Communication reported 0.01% stake. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust &, Japan-based fund reported 332,522 shares. 92 were accumulated by Destination Wealth Mngmt. Whittier Tru Of Nevada owns 0.11% invested in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 16,050 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 72 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Twin Cap invested in 7,720 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Com accumulated 1.68M shares. Colony Gru Ltd owns 0.3% invested in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 63,443 shares. Verity & Verity Limited Liability Company holds 2.25% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 99,722 shares. Whittier Com holds 0.13% of its portfolio in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) for 45,945 shares. Highland Capital Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% in V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC). Private Na stated it has 3,909 shares. Sand Hill Global Ltd Co invested in 54,232 shares or 0.48% of the stock.

More notable recent V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Value Of V.F. Corp Is In The People, Not Just The Numbers – Seeking Alpha” on January 22, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Vans Momentum Isn’t Slowing Down For VF Corp: Cowen (NYSE:VFC) – Benzinga” published on January 17, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “V.F. Corp +10% after strong earnings – Seeking Alpha” on January 18, 2019. More interesting news about V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “VF Corporation Appoints Laurel Krueger as Vice President, General Counsel of Kontoor Brands, Inc. – Business Wire” published on January 14, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “How Safe Is V.F. Corporation’s Dividend? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

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