Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:NTRS) insider Clair Joyce St sold 95,396 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.31, for a total value of $7,088,876.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.

Clair Joyce St also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 7th, Clair Joyce St sold 48,180 shares of Northern Trust Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.07, for a total value of $3,520,512.60.
  • On Thursday, November 3rd, Clair Joyce St sold 1,820 shares of Northern Trust Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $73.00, for a total value of $132,860.00.
  • On Monday, August 29th, Clair Joyce St sold 50,010 shares of Northern Trust Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.04, for a total value of $3,502,700.40.
  • On Tuesday, August 23rd, Clair Joyce St sold 5,748 shares of Northern Trust Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.00, for a total value of $396,612.00.

Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:NTRS) opened at 79.88 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $18.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.03 and a beta of 1.02. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $71.45 and a 200 day moving average price of $69.66. Northern Trust Corp. has a 12 month low of $54.38 and a 12 month high of $80.01.

Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:NTRS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 19th. The company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.09 by $0.01. Northern Trust Corp. had a net margin of 19.58% and a return on equity of 11.55%. The business earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.25 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.96 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Northern Trust Corp. will post $4.28 EPS for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:NTRS)

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Sunday, January 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be issued a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 30th. Northern Trust Corp.’s payout ratio is currently 36.45%.

A number of research analysts recently commented on NTRS shares. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their price target on Northern Trust Corp. from $66.00 to $69.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 18th. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $68.00 price objective on Northern Trust Corp. and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised Northern Trust Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $71.00 price objective (up from $68.00) on shares of Northern Trust Corp. in a report on Sunday, July 24th. Finally, Credit Agricole SA upped their price objective on Northern Trust Corp. from $70.00 to $73.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, September 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Northern Trust Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $72.35.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Northern Trust Corp. during the first quarter valued at approximately $595,000. Arizona State Retirement System increased its position in Northern Trust Corp. by 1.6% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 58,404 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,806,000 after buying an additional 900 shares during the period. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc. increased its position in Northern Trust Corp. by 44.0% in the first quarter. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 450,274 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,344,000 after buying an additional 137,659 shares during the period. Eachwin Capital LP purchased a new position in Northern Trust Corp. during the first quarter valued at $431,000. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. increased its position in Northern Trust Corp. by 269.5% in the first quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 199,161 shares of the company’s stock valued at $12,979,000 after buying an additional 145,265 shares during the period. 81.72% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Northern Trust Corp.

Northern Trust Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company provides asset servicing, fund administration, asset management, fiduciary and banking solutions for corporations, institutions, families and individuals around the world. The Company’s segments include Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS), Wealth Management, and Treasury and Other.

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