Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) Stake Lifted by Ameriprise Financial Inc

Therefore 71% are positive.

Analysts await Energizer Holdings Inc (NYSE:ENR) to report earnings on November, 8. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, July 26 by Boenning & Scattergood. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Monday, November 2. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to "Market Perform". The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 30 by Raymond James.

Ratings analysis reveals 62% of Legg Mason Inc.'s analysts are positive.

07/15/2014 - Legg Mason, Inc. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at BMO Capital Markets.

11/01/2016 - Legg Mason, Inc. was upgraded to "hold" by analysts at CFRA Research.

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06/29/2017 - RBC Capital began new coverage on Legg Mason, Inc. giving the company a "outperform" rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM) rating on Monday, May 2. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Legg Mason from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, March 29. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Friday, April 15. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 8 report. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share. The rating was upgraded by Liberum Capital on Friday, September 25 to "Buy". Legg Mason now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $39.43. About 34,477 shares traded. It has outperformed by 5.00% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.36, from 1.29 in 2017Q1. (NASDAQ:PEBO) for 739,754 shares. Winfield Assoc accumulated 85 shares or 0% of the stock. Schwab Charles Inv Management has invested 0% in Peoples Bancorp Inc. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 7,943 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ing Groep Nv, Netherlands-based fund reported 10,379 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans stated it has 17,160 shares. Foundry Prtnrs Ltd Liability reported 215,385 shares. (NASDAQ:PEBO). Axa holds 8,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $443,325 activity.

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Pax World Management Llc who had been investing in Legg Mason Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.62B market cap company. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.63 billion, a PE ratio of 16.12 and a beta of 2.22. The Firm and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in providing asset management and related financial services to individuals, institutions, firms and municipalities. The Company operates through Global Asset Management segment.

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Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $392,101 activity. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Legg Mason during the third quarter valued at about $320,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. owned approximately 0.09% of Legg Mason worth $3,228,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, up 7.94% or $0.05 from last year's $0.63 per share. Bancshares Of New York Mellon holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM) for 1.14M shares. On average, analysts forecast that Legg Mason, Inc. will post $2.26 earnings per share for the current year. Its up 0.27, from 0.75 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 25 investors sold LM shares while 105 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes.

The share price of the company (NYSE:LM) was up +0.89% during the last trading session, with a high of 38.99 and the volume of Legg Mason, Inc. shares traded was 290834. Johnson Grp, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 100 shares. Laffer invested in 47,595 shares. Mckinley Mngmt Ltd Liability Co Delaware owns 2,570 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 128,900 were accumulated by Axa.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Legg Mason, Inc". Legg Mason's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 46.47%.

05/02/2016 - Legg Mason, Inc. had its "overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Piper Jaffray. Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its stake in Legg Mason by 3.0% in the second quarter. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc owns 3.02 million shares or 5.15% of their USA portfolio.

09/12/2014 - Legg Mason, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Sandler O'Neill. Graybill Bartz Associates Limited invested in 77,887 shares or 2.35% of the stock.

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The stock decreased 0.84% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $38.79. About shares traded. Legg Mason Inc (NYSE:LM) has risen 21.07% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending.

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