Country Club Trust Company Trimmed Its Compass Minerals Intl (CMP) Holding; Customers Bancorp (CUBI)’s Sentiment Is 0.92

May 22, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Customers Bancorp Inc (CUBI) investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.26, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 71 funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 77 sold and decreased their holdings in Customers Bancorp Inc. The funds in our database now hold: 23.85 million shares, down from 25.90 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Customers Bancorp Inc in top ten stock positions decreased from 6 to 1 for a decrease of 5. Sold All: 16 Reduced: 61 Increased: 49 New Position: 22.

Country Club Trust Company decreased Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) stake by 7.57% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Country Club Trust Company sold 8,826 shares as Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP)’s stock declined 13.99%. The Country Club Trust Company holds 107,749 shares with $7.79 million value, down from 116,575 last quarter. Compass Minerals Intl Inc now has $2.33 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $68.95. About 324,683 shares traded. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 10.14% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.69% the S&P500.

Customers Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Customers Bank that provides financial services and products to small and middle market businesses, not-for-profits, and consumers. The company has market cap of $921.32 million. The firm accepts various deposit products, such as checking, savings, money market deposit, time deposit, individual retirement, and non-retail time deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 14.85 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include commercial lending products comprising business banking commercial and industrial lending; small and middle market business banking, such as small business administration loans; multi-family and commercial real estate lending; and commercial loans to mortgage originators, as well as consumer lending products comprising mortgage and home equity lending.

More notable recent Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Customers Bancorp 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on April 30, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Customers Bancorp to Present at May Investor Conferences” published on May 03, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Customers Bank Opens Chicago Private & Commercial Banking Office” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Customers Bank Expands Residential Mortgage Lending Team” published on May 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Customers Bancorp’s (CUBI) CEO Jay Sidhu on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: April 30, 2018.

Zpr Investment Management holds 4.16% of its portfolio in Customers Bancorp, Inc. for 111,090 shares. Tieton Capital Management Llc owns 166,460 shares or 3.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc has 2.5% invested in the company for 351,131 shares. The Texas-based Hillcrest Asset Management Llc has invested 2.14% in the stock. New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 263,537 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Customers Bancorp’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Customers Bancorp, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $40.0 while the high is $40.0. The stock’s average target of $40 is 36.75% above today’s ($29.25) share price. CUBI was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 8, 2016. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $40.0 target in Thursday, December 8 report. Maxim Group maintained Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI) on Monday, December 19 with “Buy” rating.

The stock increased 0.58% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $29.25. About 293,852 shares traded or 88.97% up from the average. Customers Bancorp, Inc. (CUBI) has declined 4.56% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.11% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $417,893 activity.

Analysts await Customers Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:CUBI) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.63 earnings per share, down 19.23% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.78 per share. CUBI’s profit will be $19.84M for 11.61 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual earnings per share reported by Customers Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.56% negative EPS growth.

More recent Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Compass Minerals’ (CMP) CEO Fran Malecha on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Compass Minerals International, Consolidated …” on April 26, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Compass Minerals Announces Labor Strike at Goderich, Ontario, Salt Mine” with publication date: April 27, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since March 10, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 4 sales for $137,806 activity. Shares for $44,513 were bought by Berger Steven N.. Yoder Amy sold $41,424 worth of stock or 600 shares. Shares for $99,366 were sold by Malecha Francis Joseph. The insider Standen James D. sold 346 shares worth $21,871.

Among 9 analysts covering Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Compass Minerals had 25 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, August 14. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Credit Suisse. Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) rating on Monday, September 18. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $84.0 target. The stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 2 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 17 with “Buy”. JP Morgan maintained the shares of CMP in report on Monday, November 2 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, August 7. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of CMP in report on Friday, September 8 with “Hold” rating.

Country Club Trust Company increased Vanguard Whitehall Fds Inc stake by 12,282 shares to 57,283 valued at $3.80M in 2017Q4. It also upped Ishares Tr stake by 36,590 shares and now owns 109,420 shares. Ishares Tr (PFF) was raised too.

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