American Trust Investment Advisors Has Trimmed Lamar Advertising Co New (LAMR) Holding; Last Week ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (SERV) Analysts

February 20, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

American Trust Investment Advisors Llc decreased Lamar Advertising Co New (LAMR) stake by 81.04% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. American Trust Investment Advisors Llc sold 25,695 shares as Lamar Advertising Co New (LAMR)’s stock declined 9.40%. The American Trust Investment Advisors Llc holds 6,013 shares with $412,000 value, down from 31,708 last quarter. Lamar Advertising Co New now has $6.89 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $70.01. About 126,656 shares traded. Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) has risen 13.65% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.05% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering ServiceMaster (NYSE:SERV), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. ServiceMaster had 28 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $46.0 target in Monday, November 20 report. The company was maintained on Friday, November 3 by Nomura. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 11 by Robert W. Baird. RBC Capital Markets maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) rating on Tuesday, August 1. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $4400 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 26 with “Buy”. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, September 28 report. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Instinet. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, April 20. See ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) latest ratings:

15/02/2018 Broker: Nomura Rating: Buy Upgrade
15/02/2018 Broker: Instinet Old Rating: Reduce New Rating: Buy Upgrade
31/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $60 New Target: $65 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: William Blair Rating: Outperform Initiates Coverage On
20/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Nomura Rating: Reduce Old Target: $36 New Target: $39 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $43.0 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Sector Perform Downgrade
23/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $51 New Target: $52 Maintain

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $313,326 activity. On Thursday, December 14 the insider MUMBLOW STEPHEN P sold $313,326.

Among 12 analysts covering Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Lamar Advertising had 20 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, January 17. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Topeka Capital Markets. The stock of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Topeka Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Friday, January 8 by M Partners. The stock of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, February 24. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, September 21. Morgan Stanley maintained Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) rating on Friday, February 9. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $70 target. The stock of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by M Partners. Loop Capital initiated Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) rating on Tuesday, September 13. Loop Capital has “Buy” rating and $82 target. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Hold” on Wednesday, July 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 31 investors sold LAMR shares while 78 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 82.20 million shares or 0.53% less from 82.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parkside Bankshares & Trust invested 0% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Balyasny Asset Mngmt Lc accumulated 3,300 shares. Ulysses Mngmt Limited Company reported 40,000 shares. Guggenheim Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Hancock has 168,200 shares. Moreover, Invesco has 0.07% invested in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). 4,370 were reported by Oakbrook Limited Liability Corp. Citadel Limited Liability Company reported 19,016 shares. Schroder Mngmt Grp Inc, Maine-based fund reported 928,508 shares. Ws Management Lllp has 0.89% invested in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) for 521,200 shares. Alliancebernstein LP has invested 0.01% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 36,786 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 90,053 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Regent Investment Lc accumulated 0.2% or 8,765 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) for 22,300 shares.

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $54.37. About 139,750 shares traded. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) has risen 0.99% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.71% the S&P500.

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. provides residential and commercial services in the United States. The company has market cap of $7.34 billion. It operates in three divisions: Terminix, American Home Shield, and the Franchise Services Group. It has a 31.46 P/E ratio. The Terminix segment offers termite and pest control services, including termite remediation, annual termite inspection and prevention treatments with damage claim guarantees, periodic pest control services, insulation services, mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion.

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