2018 Q2 Sentiment Manufacturers Services LTD (NYSE:MSL)

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Sentiment for Manufacturers Services LTD (NYSE:MSL)

Manufacturers Services LTD (NYSE:MSL) institutional sentiment increased to 1.94 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.13, from 1.81 in 2018Q1. The ratio increased, as 35 investment managers started new and increased holdings, while 18 reduced and sold their positions in Manufacturers Services LTD. The investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 10.19 million shares, up from 10.01 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Manufacturers Services LTD in their top 10 holdings 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 earnings per share, down 20.00 % or $0.03 from last year’s $-0.15 per share. After $-0.08 actual earnings per share 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. As per Wednesday, August 1, the company rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Market Perform” on Friday, August 17.

More notable recent MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. Reports Quarterly Dividends – Business Wire” on November 29, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Sikorsky Begins CH-53 King Stallion Heavy Lift Helicopter Deliveries to the US Marine Corps – PR Newswire” published on May 16, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results – Business Wire” on October 30, 2018. More interesting news about MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. Elects D. Michael “Mike” Kramer as Vice Chairman – Business Wire” published on November 16, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “P&G launches marketing effort linked to online dance contest – Cincinnati Business Courier” with publication date: August 30, 2018.

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