City Of London Investment Group Plc Unloaded 25,000 Shares of Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (MSF); Last Week Washington Federal, Inc. (WAFD) Coverage

April 5, 2018 - By Shannon Black

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Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Washington Federal had 13 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, July 24 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. RBC Capital Markets maintained Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Hold” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of WAFD in report on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, January 17. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold”. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by Piper Jaffray. On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. See Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) latest ratings:

01/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $40.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Hold New Target: $39.0
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $37.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0 Maintain

Washington Federal, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Washington Federal, National Association that provides financial services in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.97 billion. The firm accepts deposit products, such as business and personal checking accounts, and term certificates of deposit, as well as money market accounts and passbook savings accounts. It has a 16.7 P/E ratio. It also offers single-family residential, construction, land development, multi-family residential, commercial and industrial, consumer, and home equity loans.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 12 investors sold Washington Federal, Inc. shares while 82 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 70.05 million shares or 1.41% less from 71.05 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 5,877 shares. 23,259 are owned by Auxier Asset Mngmt. Jpmorgan Chase & has invested 0% of its portfolio in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). Semper Augustus Investments Gru Limited owns 56,004 shares. Cutler Investment Counsel Limited Liability Com has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). 5,467 were accumulated by Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio. Paloma Mngmt reported 17,988 shares. Zeke Limited Liability owns 7,151 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Qs Lc holds 0% or 67 shares. At Natl Bank invested in 9,248 shares or 0.03% of the stock. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD). 58,147 are owned by Coldstream Management. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can stated it has 113,641 shares. Alpha Windward Ltd Com invested in 0.33% or 16,004 shares. Shelton Capital Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD).

The stock increased 0.44% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $34.55. About 341,272 shares traded. Washington Federal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) has risen 4.92% since April 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.63% the S&P500.

Since January 3, 2018, it had 5 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.11 million activity. On Thursday, March 15 CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT GROUP PLC sold $753,508 worth of Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF) or 40,273 shares.

Yesterday, an insider trading transaction was made. City Of London Investment Group Plc, an insider of Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund Inc sold a total of 25,000 shares of Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund Inc, worth precisely $453,250 US Dollars, at $18.1 per share at the time of the transaction. Right now, City Of London Investment Group Plc has in hand 1.57 million shares or 11.07% of the Company’s total market cap.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.2 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 1 investors sold Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. shares while 11 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 8.46 million shares or 0.26% less from 8.49 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cornerstone Advsr owns 103,771 shares or 0.21% of their US portfolio. 674 are owned by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management. Blue Bell Private Wealth Limited Liability Co accumulated 24,966 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Shaker Fincl Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.11% or 12,642 shares. Bancorp Of America Corp De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF). Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors Inc reported 716 shares stake. Finance Inv Group Inc Ltd owns 17,431 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Moreover, 1607 Prtn Lc has 0.65% invested in Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF). Brinker Cap owns 11,346 shares. 128,987 were accumulated by Karpus Management. Gramercy Funds Limited Liability Com reported 5,700 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based National Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF). Barrett Asset Management Limited Company has invested 0% in Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF). M Securities holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MSF) for 21,788 shares. City Of London Invest Limited reported 3.72M shares or 4.62% of all its holdings.

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