Here’s how analysts see LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) after this past week.

May 22, 2018 - By Migdalia James

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.98, from 2 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 23 investors sold LPL Financial Holdings Inc. shares while 80 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 81.20 million shares or 1.06% more from 80.35 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
The Massachusetts-based Bogle Mgmt Limited Partnership De has invested 0.14% in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 18,033 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hmi Ltd accumulated 1.88 million shares. 19,264 were accumulated by Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited. Point72 Asset Mngmt Lp invested 0.21% of its portfolio in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA). Proshare Advsrs Ltd owns 13,221 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake. Art Limited Liability Com reported 22,500 shares stake. Invesco Limited holds 2.38M shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Philadelphia Of San Francisco Lc invested in 2.32% or 274,849 shares. D E Shaw holds 0.05% of its portfolio in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) for 609,281 shares. Voloridge Inv Management Ltd Liability has 6,558 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA). Pacad reported 5,300 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo And Co Mn owns 570,715 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 15 insider sales for $93.93 million activity. RIEPE JAMES S had sold 5,632 shares worth $353,521 on Friday, March 2. 25,000 shares were sold by White George Burton, worth $1.64 million. On Friday, May 11 the insider Oroschakoff Michelle sold $420,959. Shares for $151,395 were sold by Kalbaugh John Andrew. On Tuesday, March 6 Hellman Marco sold $1.86M worth of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) or 29,300 shares. Morrissey William P. Jr. had sold 20,000 shares worth $1.25M on Monday, February 5.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering LPL Financial (NASDAQ:LPLA), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. LPL Financial had 14 analyst reports since November 30, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Monday, February 5. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, January 3. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) rating on Monday, February 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $78.0 target. The stock of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was initiated on Thursday, November 30 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, May 8 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 2 by SunTrust. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, April 24 report. Below is a list of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) latest ratings and price target changes.

16/05/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $81.0000 Downgrade
08/05/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $92.0000 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $70 New Target: $72 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Outperform New Target: $75 Initiates Coverage On
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $78.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $62 New Target: $66 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $90.0
05/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $75.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $73.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.68% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $72.4. About 513,571 shares traded. LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) has risen 54.79% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.24% the S&P500.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.53 billion. The Company’s brokerage offerings include variable and fixed annuities, mutual funds, equities, alternative investments such as non-traded real estate investment trusts and business development companies, retirement and 529 education savings plans, fixed income, and insurance. It has a 27.95 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s fee platforms provide access to mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, stocks, bonds, certain option strategies, unit investment trusts, and institutional money managers and no-load multi-manager variable annuities.

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