Davis Capital Partners Raised Its Citigroup (C) Holding; Arthur J. Gallagher & CO (AJG) Shorts Increased By 13.77%

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Davis Capital Partners Llc increased Citigroup (C) stake by 14.29% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Davis Capital Partners Llc acquired 50,000 shares as Citigroup (C)’s stock declined 18.04%. The Davis Capital Partners Llc holds 400,000 shares with $28.70M value, up from 350,000 last quarter. Citigroup now has $139.17B valuation. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $56.99. About 16.42M shares traded. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has declined 23.89% since January 11, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.89% the S&P500. Some Historical C News: 22/03/2018 – NABORS INDUSTRIES LTD NBR.N : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $9.5 FROM $8.5; 09/04/2018 – Ghana Lenders Seek Extended Capital Demand Deadline, Says Citi; 26/04/2018 – Citi appoints global commodities sales heads; 25/04/2018 – HALLIBURTON CO HAL.N : CITIGROUP RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $61 FROM $59; 11/04/2018 – CITIGROUP’S MORSE: FROTH IN OIL PRICE WILL COME OFF; 11/05/2018 – ValueAct Buys Into Citigroup — Barrons.com; 07/05/2018 – ValueAct Supports Citigroup Chief Executive Michael Corbat; 17/05/2018 – HK Regulator SFC Reprimands, Fines Citigroup Global Markets Asia for Listing Sponsor Failures; 20/03/2018 – GHANA IS SAID TO APPOINT CITI, THREE OTHERS TO MARKET EUROBOND; 15/03/2018 – RPT-CITIGROUP INC – CREDIT CARD CHARGE-OFFS 2.57 PCT IN FEBRUARY VS 2.17 PCT IN JANUARY – SEC FILING

Arthur J. Gallagher & CO (NYSE:AJG) had an increase of 13.77% in short interest. AJG’s SI was 2.30 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 13.77% from 2.02 million shares previously. With 1.09 million avg volume, 2 days are for Arthur J. Gallagher & CO (NYSE:AJG)’s short sellers to cover AJG’s short positions. The stock decreased 1.44% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $72.63. About 753,575 shares traded. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) has risen 14.20% since January 11, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.20% the S&P500. Some Historical AJG News: 29/05/2018 – ARTHUR J GALLAGHER & CO – TERMS OF THE TRANSACTION WERE NOT DISCLOSED; 01/05/2018 – ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER 1Q ADJ. REV. $1,192.7M; 12/03/2018 – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Palmer Atlantic Insurance Ltd; 10/05/2018 – PALLADIUM EQUITY PARTNERS- ONE OF ITS AFFILIATED FUNDS SIGNED AGREEMENT TO SELL PRONTO HOLDCO LLC TO RISK PLACEMENT SERVICES INC; 02/05/2018 – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires ClearPoint Financial, Inc; 26/04/2018 – Kansas CC: Formal Complaint Against Kansas City Power & Light by Arthur J. Chartrand; 01/05/2018 – ARTHUR J GALLAGHER 1Q REV. $1.20B; 12/04/2018 – Insurance broker Arthur J Gallagher to sponsor rugby in UK; 01/05/2018 – Arthur J Gallagher & Co 1Q Net $239.2M; 10/05/2018 – ARTHUR J GALLAGHER & CO – SIGNED A DEAL TO BUY 100% OF EQUITY INTERESTS OF PRONTO HOLDCO

Since August 16, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 5 selling transactions for $2.65 million activity. $911,409 worth of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) was sold by CARY RICHARD C. GALLAGHER THOMAS JOSEPH also bought $292,800 worth of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) shares. English Frank E. Jr. sold $144,140 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. 12,500 shares were sold by Ziebell William F, worth $934,750. The insider Bay Walter D. sold $654,768.

More notable recent Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Arthur J. Gallagher, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Empire State Realty Trust, ConocoPhillips, Kilroy Realty, and NETGEAR — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 – GlobeNewswire” on January 11, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) Recognizes Gallagher Retirement Plan Consulting Practice as a Top Defined Contribution Advisor Firm – PRNewswire” published on January 10, 2019, Prnewswire.com published: “Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Pointer Insurance Agency, Inc. – PRNewswire” on December 19, 2018. More interesting news about Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Arthur J. Gallagher Boosts Portfolio With a Couple of Buyouts – Zacks.com” published on January 11, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Financial Sector Update for 01/10/2019: AJG,PRU,BX,TRI – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 10, 2019.

Among 4 analysts covering Arthur J. Gallagher (NYSE:AJG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Arthur J. Gallagher had 4 analyst reports since August 7, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, November 12. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, November 14. The stock of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 12 by Citigroup.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 23 investors sold Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares while 165 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 140.92 million shares or 1.55% less from 143.15 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Wagner Bowman Management has 0.2% invested in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Moreover, Natl Asset has 0.04% invested in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Raymond James Financial Svcs Advsrs Inc stated it has 20,589 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees owns 0.06% invested in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) for 6,438 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Management invested in 0.04% or 10,892 shares. Cetera Advisor Netwr Limited Liability Company holds 3,540 shares. The Massachusetts-based Adage Capital Group Ltd has invested 0.06% in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Amer Century Companies Incorporated invested in 0.1% or 1.41M shares. The United Kingdom-based Gulf Int Bankshares (Uk) Ltd has invested 0.05% in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG). Kornitzer Capital Ks holds 0.65% or 553,450 shares in its portfolio. 47,798 are held by Gotham Asset Limited Liability Company. 4,197 are held by Clifford Swan Invest Counsel Limited. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 7,490 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp accumulated 1.13M shares. Mai Capital Mgmt invested in 0.01% or 3,155 shares.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage and risk management services in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $13.34 billion. The Company’s Brokerage segment consists of retail and wholesale insurance brokerage operations. It has a 23.67 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s retail brokerage activities negotiate and place property/casualty, employer-provided health and welfare insurance, and healthcare exchange and retirement solutions primarily for middle-market commercial, industrial, public entity, religious, and not-for-profit entities.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in 2018 Q3. Its the same as in 2018Q2. It is flat, as 52 investors sold C shares while 470 reduced holdings. only 122 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. 1.80 billion shares or 3.35% less from 1.86 billion shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Ballentine Prns Ltd Liability stated it has 10,513 shares. Macroview Investment Ltd owns 93 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Diamond Hill Cap Mngmt Inc reported 9.13 million shares stake. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.08% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Rmb Cap Management Ltd reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). New Jersey-based Raab And Moskowitz Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.1% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Lazard Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Los Angeles Management Equity Research Incorporated invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). The United Kingdom-based Investec Asset Ltd has invested 2.5% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj has invested 1.19% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Meridian Investment Counsel Inc has invested 0.85% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Colony Group Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.65% or 181,774 shares. Becker Capital Mgmt Inc stated it has 1.47% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Meiji Yasuda Life Com owns 93,058 shares. M Holdings holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) for 25,742 shares.

Since July 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $34,605 activity. $34,605 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) was sold by AKRAM RAJA on Thursday, July 19.

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