Simmons First National Corp (NASDAQ:SFNC): Institutional Investors Are Worried

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Sentiment for Simmons First National Corp (NASDAQ:SFNC)

Simmons First National Corp (NASDAQ:SFNC) institutional sentiment decreased to 2.37 in Q2 2018. Its down -6.44, from 8.81 in 2018Q1. The ratio worsened, as 97 institutional investors opened new and increased equity positions, while 41 decreased and sold positions in Simmons First National Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 55.64 million shares, down from 101.47 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Simmons First National Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 35 Increased: 68 New Position: 29.

Simmons First National Corporation operates as a bank holding firm for Simmons Bank that provides financial services to individuals and businesses. The company has market cap of $2.52 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 13.98 P/E ratio. The firm provides commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, and agricultural loans to businesses; and consumer loans, student loans, credit card loans, and single-family residential real estate loans to individuals, as well as equipment and SBA lending.

The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $27.24. About 520,717 shares traded or 34.59% up from the average. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 15.54% since December 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.08% the S&P500.

Analysts await Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) to report earnings on January, 28. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 24.49 % or $0.12 from last year’s $0.49 per share. SFNC’s profit will be $56.45M for 11.16 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual EPS reported by Simmons First National Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth.

Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc holds 1.44% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation for 1.03 million shares. Mesirow Financial Investment Management owns 519,547 shares or 1.43% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc has 1.23% invested in the company for 255,510 shares. The Arkansas-based Horrell Capital Management Inc. has invested 0.92% in the stock. Piermont Capital Management Inc., a Missouri-based fund reported 90,640 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $41,475 activity.

More notable recent Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Simmons Announces Agreement to Acquire Citizens National Bank – GlobeNewswire” on May 18, 2016, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Simmons First National Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” published on June 22, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Simmons First National Corporation Completes Acquisitions of Southwest Bancorp, Inc. and First Texas BHC, Inc. – GlobeNewswire” on October 19, 2017. More interesting news about Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Simmons First National Corporation Completes Acquisition of Citizens National Bank – GlobeNewswire” published on September 09, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Crane Company (CR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2018 – Nasdaq” with publication date: August 29, 2018.

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