EPS for Enterprise Financial Services (EFSC) Expected At $0.86; Umb Financial (UMBF)’s Sentiment Is 1.15

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Umb Financial Corp (UMBF) investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.11, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 85 hedge funds increased or opened new stock positions, while 74 decreased and sold their stock positions in Umb Financial Corp. The hedge funds in our database now possess: 40.70 million shares, up from 40.30 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Umb Financial Corp in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 64 Increased: 57 New Position: 28.

Analysts expect Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) to report $0.86 EPS on April, 23 after the close.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 45.76% from last quarter’s $0.59 EPS. EFSC’s profit would be $19.86 million giving it 13.91 P/E if the $0.86 EPS is correct. After having $0.77 EPS previously, Enterprise Financial Services Corp’s analysts see 11.69% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $47.85. About 52,398 shares traded. Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) has risen 15.29% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.74% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Enterprise Financial Services (NASDAQ:EFSC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Enterprise Financial Services had 18 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. DA Davidson downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, November 12 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) rating on Tuesday, January 23. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $54.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, October 6. The company was initiated on Monday, July 11 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 6 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy”. The stock of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) earned “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Wednesday, October 12. The stock of Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 26. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $57,062 activity. Goodman Scott Richard had sold 1,200 shares worth $57,062.

Enterprise Financial Services Corp operates as the holding firm for Enterprise Bank & Trust that offers banking and wealth management services to individuals and corporate customers. The company has market cap of $1.11 billion. The firm offers demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, money market accounts, and savings deposits, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 23.12 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio comprises commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, real estate construction and development, residential real estate, and consumer loans.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 9 investors sold Enterprise Financial Services Corp shares while 59 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 16.61 million shares or 1.11% less from 16.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 9,627 were reported by Los Angeles Management And Equity Rech Incorporated. Us Bank & Trust De holds 3,032 shares. Alphaone Invest Services Ltd Co owns 150,584 shares. Brandywine Glob Investment Mngmt Ltd holds 0.02% or 72,589 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 11,608 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn holds 0% or 49,172 shares in its portfolio. Natl Bank holds 0.07% in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) or 124,190 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 10,814 shares or 0% of the stock. 126,264 were reported by Eaton Vance. Illinois-based Pl Cap Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 6.39% in Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC). Segall Bryant Hamill Ltd Co invested in 0.18% or 178,862 shares. Acropolis Inv Mngmt Ltd Co reported 7,620 shares stake. Martingale Asset Mgmt L P accumulated 105,627 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Duncker Streett & has 4,500 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al holds 0.01% or 18,100 shares.

Analysts await UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) to report earnings on April, 24 after the close. They expect $1.06 earnings per share, up 19.10% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.89 per share. UMBF’s profit will be $53.04M for 17.45 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.01 actual earnings per share reported by UMB Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.95% EPS growth.

Umb Bank N A Mo holds 13.49% of its portfolio in UMB Financial Corporation for 5.75 million shares. Nuance Investments Llc owns 607,523 shares or 2.92% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hillcrest Asset Management Llc has 2.05% invested in the company for 150,401 shares. The Illinois-based Skyline Asset Management Lp has invested 1.62% in the stock. Tributary Capital Management Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 216,136 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $891,676 activity.

UMB Financial Corporation, a bank holding company, provides various banking and other financial services. The company has market cap of $3.70 billion. It operates through three divisions: Bank, Institutional Investment Management, and Asset Servicing. It has a 14.92 P/E ratio. The Bank segment offers a range of banking services to commercial, retail, government, and correspondent bank clients through its branches, call center, Internet banking, and ATM network.

The stock increased 1.18% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $73.98. About 95,761 shares traded. UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) has declined 2.24% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.79% the S&P500.

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