Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK): Positive Stock Sentiment

Sentiment for Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK)

Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) institutional sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.17 in 2018Q1. The ratio is better, as 40 funds increased and opened new equity positions, while 31 decreased and sold their stock positions in Blue Hills Bancorp. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 13.89 million shares, down from 13.90 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Blue Hills Bancorp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 28 Increased: 25 New Position: 15.

Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Blue Hills Bank that provides financial services to individuals, families, small to mid-size businesses, government, and non-profit organizations in Massachusetts. The company has market cap of $550.66 million. It accepts passbook and statement savings, money market, commercial and regular checking, as well as certificates of deposit and IRAs. It has a 28.26 P/E ratio. The firm also offers one- to four family residential mortgage, commercial real estate, commercial business, construction, and consumer loans, as well as home equity loans and lines of credit.

The stock increased 0.04% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $22.69. About 174,853 shares traded. Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHBK) has risen 24.81% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.19% the S&P500.

Analysts await Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHBK) to report earnings on February, 4. They expect $0.26 EPS, up 62.50 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.16 per share. BHBK’s profit will be $6.31M for 21.82 P/E if the $0.26 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.70 % negative EPS growth.

Ironwood Investment Management Llc holds 1% of its portfolio in Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. for 63,547 shares. Pecaut & Co. owns 34,015 shares or 0.55% of their US portfolio. Moreover, White Pine Capital Llc has 0.45% invested in the company for 56,520 shares. The New Jersey-based Seidman Lawrence B has invested 0.41% in the stock. Prospector Partners Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 76,300 shares.

More notable recent Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHBK) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Blue Hills Bank stakes a claim to the Seaport – Boston Business Journal” on February 07, 2016, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “South Shore bank to be acquired by Western Mass. group – Boston Business Journal” published on July 26, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. Reports First Quarter Earnings – GlobeNewswire” on April 24, 2018. More interesting news about Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHBK) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Fed Set to Raise Rates Again: Top 5 Winners – Zacks.com” published on September 25, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC Reminds Investors that it is Investigating the Boards of Directors of Blue Hills, Sonic, and Access National on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: November 12, 2018.

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