Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q2 2019. Its up 0.28, from 0.98 in 2019Q1. It improved, as 25 investors sold PFG shares while 147 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 143 raised stakes. 197.28 million shares or 1.54% more from 194.29 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 61,979 shares. Conning Inc has 1.47% invested in Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) for 765,457 shares. Palladium Ptnrs Llc holds 0.02% or 5,145 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Profund Advisors Limited Liability Com has 0.02% invested in Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG). Moody National Bank & Trust Division has 117,007 shares. Johnson Grp invested in 0.12% or 22,559 shares. Ubs Asset Americas invested in 1.23M shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 85,584 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. M Holdg Secs has invested 0.24% in Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG). Kbc Nv holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) for 312,836 shares. Churchill Mngmt owns 92,629 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Los Angeles Capital Mngmt & Equity Research reported 160,881 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com invested in 0.02% or 20,874 shares. Mirae Asset Global Invests Limited has invested 0.01% in Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG). Andra Ap owns 119,300 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio.
Wbi Investments Inc increased its stake in Principal Finl Group Inc (PFG) by 630.53% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wbi Investments Inc bought 195,559 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.04% . The institutional investor held 226,574 shares of the accident &health insurance company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $13.12M, up from 31,015 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wbi Investments Inc who had been investing in Principal Finl Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.67 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.94% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $52.84. About 478,522 shares traded. Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:PFG) has declined 0.39% since December 4, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 0.39% the S&P500.
Wbi Investments Inc, which manages about $2.52B and $1.14B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in At&T Inc (NYSE:T) by 184,475 shares to 603,857 shares, valued at $20.24M in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Packaging Corp Amer (NYSE:PKG) by 109,013 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 6,621 shares, and cut its stake in New York Cmnty Bancorp Inc (NYSE:NYCB).
More notable recent Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Should We Be Delighted With Principal Financial Group, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:PFG) ROE Of 11%? – Yahoo Finance” on September 18, 2019, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Principal Financial (PFG) to acquire Wells Fargo (WFC) Institutional Retirement & Trust Business for $1.2 billion – StreetInsider.com” published on April 09, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Developers team up to finance massive Millbrae development on BART land – San Francisco Business Times – San Francisco Business Times” on November 26, 2019. More interesting news about Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Principal to Announce Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results – Business Wire” published on October 01, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Are You Looking for a High-Growth Dividend Stock? Principal Financial (PFG) Could Be a Great Choice – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: September 16, 2019.
Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) Ratings Coverage
Among 2 analysts covering Principal Financial Group Inc – Common Stock (NYSE:PFG), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Principal Financial Group Inc – Common Stock has $5900 highest and $4800 lowest target. $52’s average target is -1.59% below currents $52.84 stock price. Principal Financial Group Inc – Common Stock had 6 analyst reports since July 10, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, July 10. On Thursday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Sell”. Morgan Stanley maintained Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) on Tuesday, August 20 with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Friday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. As per Friday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley.
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