Could Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) Skyrocket? The Stock Had Too Little Sellers

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Investors sentiment decreased to 2.37 in Q2 2018. Its down 6.44, from 8.81 in 2018Q1. It dropped, as 6 investors sold Simmons First National Corporation shares while 35 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 55.64 million shares or 45.17% less from 101.47 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Benjamin F Edwards And stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Raymond James And has invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Teacher Retirement Of Texas has 17,715 shares. King Luther Mgmt accumulated 1.28 million shares. Serv Automobile Association holds 0% or 12,486 shares in its portfolio. First Advsr L P reported 149,227 shares. Voya Investment Lc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 672,841 shares. Blackrock holds 11.54M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Bank & Trust Of The Ozarks has invested 0.18% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag reported 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Comerica Commercial Bank has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Suntrust Banks holds 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) or 21,710 shares. Foundation Res Management Inc reported 0.06% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Mesirow Finance Investment has invested 1.43% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Teton Advsr Inc stated it has 16,074 shares.

Since November 19, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 selling transactions for $41,475 activity.

The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) registered a decrease of 6.91% in short interest. SFNC’s total short interest was 2.01M shares in December as published by FINRA. Its down 6.91% from 2.16 million shares, reported previously. With 234,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 9 days to cover their SFNC’s short positions.

The stock increased 1.69% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $29.4. About 375,967 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 15.54% since December 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.08% the S&P500.

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 $2.72 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 15.08 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.

More notable recent Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Simmons First National Corporation Announces Pricing of Subordinated Notes Offering – GlobeNewswire” on March 21, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Simmons First National’s (SFNC) CEO George Makris on Q1 2018 – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on April 25, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Simmons First National Corporation Announces 20% Increase in Cash Dividend and Two-For-One Stock Split – GlobeNewswire” on January 18, 2018. More interesting news about Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Simmons First National Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call – GlobeNewswire” published on June 22, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Simmons Bank Named One of the Best Places to Work in Arkansas – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: July 17, 2018.

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