$0.89 EPS Expected for Matthews International (MATW); Zpr Investment Management Upped Its Plumas Bancorp (PLBC) Stake

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Zpr Investment Management increased Plumas Bancorp (PLBC) stake by 37.67% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Zpr Investment Management acquired 18,080 shares as Plumas Bancorp (PLBC)’s stock rose 7.19%. The Zpr Investment Management holds 66,075 shares with $1.53M value, up from 47,995 last quarter. Plumas Bancorp now has $125.54 million valuation. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $24.7. About 1,143 shares traded. Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC) has risen 40.97% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.42% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) to report $0.89 EPS on April, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 5.95% from last quarter’s $0.84 EPS. MATW’s profit would be $28.74 million giving it 14.40 P/E if the $0.89 EPS is correct. After having $0.64 EPS previously, Matthews International Corporation’s analysts see 39.06% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.59% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $51.25. About 133,246 shares traded. Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) has declined 24.55% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.10% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.2 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.80, from 3 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 1 investors sold PLBC shares while 4 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 409,005 shares or 8.34% more from 377,537 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Maltese Capital Llc holds 0.11% or 60,300 shares in its portfolio. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 19,092 shares in its portfolio. 500 were accumulated by Royal Bankshares Of Canada. The Florida-based Raymond James And Assoc has invested 0% in Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC). Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has 603 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Zpr Mgmt holds 2.21% in Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC) or 66,075 shares. Hanson Mcclain reported 3,349 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership reported 0% in Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC). Wells Fargo & Mn reported 1,224 shares. 4,041 were reported by Blackrock. Deutsche Bank Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC). 99,699 are held by Vanguard Group Inc Inc. Tci Wealth Advsrs holds 3,497 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset has 2,496 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Cetera Advisor Ntwk Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 12,592 shares.

Since February 6, 2018, it had 3 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $97,984 activity. $24,875 worth of stock was bought by McClintock Robert J on Friday, February 23. On Thursday, February 8 the insider Coldani Steven M. bought $48,180. On Tuesday, February 6 Kenny Richard Francis bought $24,929 worth of Plumas Bancorp (NASDAQ:PLBC) or 1,040 shares.

Since January 30, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $308,071 activity. $52,000 worth of stock was bought by GARCIA TUNON ALVARO on Monday, February 5. Marsh Robert M also bought $166,500 worth of Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) on Tuesday, January 30.

Among 3 analysts covering Matthews International (NASDAQ:MATW), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Matthews International had 7 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 21 by Wunderlich. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, July 5. Macquarie Research maintained Matthews International Corporation (NASDAQ:MATW) on Thursday, September 22 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Friday, July 29. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, November 4 to “Neutral”.

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