Midsouth Bancorp Inc (NYSE:MSL) Q2 2018 Sentiment Report

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Sentiment for Midsouth Bancorp Inc (NYSE:MSL)

Midsouth Bancorp Inc (NYSE:MSL) institutional sentiment increased to 1.94 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 1.81 in 2018Q1. The ratio is positive, as 35 active investment managers started new and increased equity positions, while 18 reduced and sold holdings in Midsouth Bancorp Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 10.19 million shares, up from 10.01 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Midsouth Bancorp Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 15 Increased: 26 New Position: 9.

MidSouth Bancorp, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiary MidSouth Bank, N.A., provides various community banking services and products to commercial and retail clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $199.03 million. The firm offers various deposit products, including interest-bearing money market and savings deposits accounts, interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking accounts, investment accounts, and NOW account deposits, as well as time deposits, such as certificates of deposits; and commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and consumer loans, as well as other loans secured by real estate. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides cash management services; and electronic banking services comprising remote deposit capturing services, Internet banking, and debit and credit cards.

The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $11.96. About 17,747 shares traded. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has risen 30.58% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.96% the S&P500.

Analysts await MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $-0.18 EPS, down 20.00 % or $0.03 from last year’s $-0.15 per share. After $-0.08 actual EPS reported by MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 125.00 % negative EPS growth.

Jacobs Asset Management Llc holds 2.3% of its portfolio in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. for 967,417 shares. Fj Capital Management Llc owns 795,600 shares or 1.17% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. has 1% invested in the company for 1.60 million shares. The Connecticut-based Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc has invested 0.94% in the stock. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc, a Oregon-based fund reported 261,225 shares.

MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Midsouth Bancorp’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Midsouth Bancorp, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. MSL was included in 2 notes of analysts from August 1, 2018. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 1 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, August 17.

More notable recent MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Louisiana bank names new president of its Houston-area region – Houston Business Journal” on November 09, 2016, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “P&G launches marketing effort linked to online dance contest – Cincinnati Business Courier” published on August 30, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Take a look at the latest Kalorama home to sell, this one to a prominent developer – Washington Business Journal” on July 07, 2017. More interesting news about MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results – Business Wire” published on July 30, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Jorge Mas,Jose Mas and Japanese billionaire Son join David Beckham MLS bid in Miami – South Florida Business – South Florida Business Journal” with publication date: December 13, 2017.

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