Northern Trust Co. (NASDAQ:NTRS) insider Peter Cherecwich sold 5,128 shares of Northern Trust stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.63, for a total value of $500,646.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Northern Trust Co. (NASDAQ:NTRS) traded down $0.12 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $97.66. The company had a trading volume of 1,243,946 shares, compared to its average volume of 814,428. The company has a market cap of $22,237.23, a P/E ratio of 21.35, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.16 and a beta of 0.96. Northern Trust Co. has a 1-year low of $81.92 and a 1-year high of $99.30. The company has a current ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37.

Northern Trust (NASDAQ:NTRS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The asset manager reported $1.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $1.36 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.35 billion. Northern Trust had a return on equity of 12.33% and a net margin of 20.27%. The business’s revenue was up 11.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.11 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Northern Trust Co. will post 4.68 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 1st. Investors of record on Friday, December 1st will be issued a $0.42 dividend. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 30th. Northern Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 37.17%.

Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Northern Trust from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on Northern Trust in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. They issued a “market perform” rating and a $90.00 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Northern Trust from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Buckingham Research lifted their target price on Northern Trust from $95.00 to $97.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $97.00 target price on shares of Northern Trust in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $97.07.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in NTRS. Creative Planning raised its stake in Northern Trust by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,374 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $231,000 after acquiring an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Huntington National Bank raised its stake in Northern Trust by 54.0% during the 2nd quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,089 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $106,000 after acquiring an additional 382 shares in the last quarter. Parkwood LLC bought a new stake in Northern Trust during the 2nd quarter valued at $328,000. Strs Ohio raised its stake in Northern Trust by 30.3% during the 2nd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 21,093 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $2,050,000 after acquiring an additional 4,908 shares in the last quarter. Finally, NGAM Advisors L.P. raised its stake in Northern Trust by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. NGAM Advisors L.P. now owns 42,369 shares of the asset manager’s stock valued at $4,119,000 after acquiring an additional 1,337 shares in the last quarter. 81.75% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Northern Trust Company Profile

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 across the world. Its segments include Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS), Wealth Management, and Treasury and Other.

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