Donald Smith & Company INC Has Increased American National (ANAT) Holding

November 14, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 12 investors sold ANAT shares while 30 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 17.33 million shares or 3.98% less from 18.05 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Moreover, Fayez Sarofim & has 0.03% invested in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). Ameriprise Fincl, a Minnesota-based fund reported 3,345 shares. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio has 0% invested in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). Morgan Stanley invested 0% in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). Panagora Asset Incorporated stated it has 0% in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). First LP owns 16,225 shares. Manufacturers Life The stated it has 0% in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT). Peak6 Lp reported 2,881 shares. State Street reported 130,145 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 43 shares in its portfolio. Schroder Mngmt Gp invested in 0.01% or 50,157 shares. Federated Inc Pa owns 918 shares. 4,951 were reported by Royal Bancorporation Of Canada. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability has 0% invested in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) for 13,746 shares. Swiss Bancorporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT).

Donald Smith & Company Inc increased its stake in American National (ANAT) by 3.07% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Donald Smith & Company Inc bought 30,335 shares as the company’s stock declined 6.45% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 1.02 million shares of the life insurance company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $118.52 million, up from 987,061 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Donald Smith & Company Inc who had been investing in American National for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.28 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.21% or $1.46 on November 14, reaching $121.9. About 7,160 shares traded. American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) has declined 4.05% since November 14, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.75% the S&P500.

Donald Smith & Company Inc, which manages about $6.25 billion and $4.10B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) by 432,994 shares to 13.35M shares, valued at $398.61 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI) by 237,318 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 290,790 shares, and cut its stake in Air France (AFLYY).

Another recent and important American National Insurance Company (NASDAQ:ANAT) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “American National Announces Third Quarter Results” on October 30, 2017.

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