Mason Street Advisors LLC Trimmed Svb Finl Group (SIVB) Holding by $4.47 Million; Share Value Rose

July 16, 2018 - By Palma Niemeyer

SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.17, from 1.19 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 28 investors sold SIVB shares while 140 reduced holdings. 90 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 46.32 million shares or 1.90% more from 45.46 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Company invested in 21 shares or 0% of the stock. Hancock Holdings Com owns 1,816 shares. Natixis reported 6,054 shares. De Burlo Gp reported 67,100 shares. Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx holds 0.06% of its portfolio in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) for 8,094 shares. Ser Automobile Association, a Texas-based fund reported 15,961 shares. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams reported 0.19% in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 0.01% invested in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) for 800 shares. Advisor Prns Limited Liability Com reported 0.06% stake. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Hldgs holds 150,985 shares. Ipg Inv Advsrs Limited, a California-based fund reported 3,560 shares. Motley Fool Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 10,000 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Moreover, Legal General Gru Public Lc has 0.04% invested in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) for 7,672 shares. 1,355 are owned by C M Bidwell & Assocs Limited.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 14 sales for $10.55 million activity. BECKER GREGORY W had sold 4,500 shares worth $1.10M on Wednesday, February 7. Descheneaux Michael sold $3.41 million worth of stock. 737 shares were sold by MITCHELL KATE, worth $231,992 on Wednesday, May 30. $1.12M worth of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) was sold by Edmonds-Waters Christopher. Husain Kamran F sold $480,576 worth of stock or 1,500 shares. $624,854 worth of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) was sold by DRAPER MICHELLE on Tuesday, February 20.

Mason Street Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Svb Finl Group (SIVB) by 71.66% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mason Street Advisors Llc sold 18,619 shares as the company’s stock rose 26.92% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 7,365 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $1.77M, down from 25,984 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mason Street Advisors Llc who had been investing in Svb Finl Group for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $16.04 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.54% or $7.5 during the last trading session, reaching $302.8. About 202,427 shares traded. SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) has risen 78.46% since July 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 65.89% the S&P500.

Mason Street Advisors Llc, which manages about $4.25B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (AGG) by 117,600 shares to 129,850 shares, valued at $13.93 million in 2018Q1, according to the filing.

Analysts await SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $3.82 EPS, up 64.66 % or $1.50 from last year’s $2.32 per share. SIVB’s profit will be $202.35M for 19.82 P/E if the $3.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.63 actual EPS reported by SVB Financial Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.23 % EPS growth.

Another recent and important SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) news was published by Investorplace.com which published an article titled: “10 A-Rated Financial Stocks to Consider” on July 13, 2018.

SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Svb Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Svb Financial Group had 23 analyst reports since January 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of SIVB in report on Friday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Friday, April 27 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, April 30. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $375 target in Monday, June 11 report. The firm earned “Market Outperform” rating on Monday, April 30 by JMP Securities. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Thursday, January 25 with “Buy”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, April 27. The stock of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) earned “Buy” rating by Stephens on Friday, January 26. The stock of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) on Friday, January 26 with “Buy” rating.

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