Dubuque Bank & Trust Company Increased Heartland Financial Usa Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) Stake by $61.71 Million

October 13, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.06, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 18 investors sold HTLF shares while 36 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 12.53 million shares or 4.21% more from 12.02 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Goldman Sachs Group Inc invested in 21,961 shares or 0% of the stock. Sterling Ltd Liability holds 19,870 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Victory Capital invested in 0% or 3,815 shares. Amer Century reported 50,773 shares. Strs Ohio holds 0% in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) or 7,300 shares. Johnson Fincl Group Inc accumulated 500 shares. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0% in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF). Moreover, Howe & Rusling has 0% invested in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF). Phocas Fincl has 0.51% invested in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 105,465 shares. Denali Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company has 14 shares. Stifel Financial has invested 0.03% in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF). Moreover, Affinity Investment Ltd Liability has 0.03% invested in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 4,633 shares. 78,362 are owned by Brandywine Glob Investment Mngmt Limited Liability. Axa reported 0% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF). The California-based Iconiq Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% in Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF).

Since May 30, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $135,278 activity. Another trade for 2,030 shares valued at $90,678 was bought by MCCOY R MICHAEL.

Dubuque Bank & Trust Company increased its stake in Heartland Financial Usa Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) by 396.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dubuque Bank & Trust Company bought 1.26 million shares as the company’s stock declined 7.74% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.58M shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $77.89M, up from 317,338 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Company who had been investing in Heartland Financial Usa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.49 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.35 on October 13, reaching $49.75. About 39,703 shares traded. Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) has risen 36.11% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.41% the S&P500.

Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Heartland Financial USA has $52 highest and $30 lowest target. $41.40’s average target is -16.78% below currents $49.75 stock price. Heartland Financial USA had 10 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the shares of HTLF in report on Tuesday, January 26 to “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, January 10 by FBR Capital. Raymond James upgraded the shares of HTLF in report on Tuesday, January 26 to “Strong Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, June 26. The stock of Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 26. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. The stock of Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, March 11 by Piper Jaffray.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a diversified financial services firm engaged in providing banking, mortgage, private client, investment, treasury management, card services, insurance, and consumer finance services to individuals and businesses. The company has market cap of $1.49 billion. The Company’s divisions include community and other banking, and retail mortgage banking. It has a 16.35 P/E ratio. The Company’s community and other banking segment is engaged in making loans to, and generating deposits from, individuals and businesses in the markets where Heartland has banks.

More notable recent Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. and Citywide Banks Announce Merger Agreement” on February 13, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09 …” published on August 08, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Jack Lloyd Named Mortgage President at Heartland Financial USA, Inc.” on October 25, 2016. More interesting news about Heartland Financial USA Inc (NASDAQ:HTLF) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. and Founders Bancorp Announce Merger Agreement” published on October 31, 2016 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Commercial Card Volume Takes Giant Leap” with publication date: September 28, 2017.

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