Kames Capital Plc Boosted By $15.44 Million Its Ttm Technologies (TTMI) Position; Southern First Bancshares Has 2.47 Sentiment

December 1, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Southern First Bank that provides various banking services and products to general public in South Carolina. The company has market cap of $311.79 million. It accepts various deposit products that include checking accounts, commercial checking accounts, savings accounts, and other time deposits. It has a 21.87 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans; construction real estate loans; commercial business loans for various lines of businesses, such as the manufacturing, service industry, and professional service areas; consumer real estate and home equity loans; and other consumer loans, including secured and unsecured installment loans and revolving lines of credit.

Kames Capital Plc increased Ttm Technologies Inc. (TTMI) stake by 0.97% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Kames Capital Plc acquired 890 shares as Ttm Technologies Inc. (TTMI)’s stock declined 4.73%. The Kames Capital Plc holds 92,993 shares with $1.61B value, up from 92,103 last quarter. Ttm Technologies Inc. now has $1.62 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.76% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $15.88. About 1.53M shares traded or 42.27% up from the average. TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) has risen 142.01% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 125.31% the S&P500.

Analysts await Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFST) to report earnings on January, 23. SFST’s profit will be $3.95M for 19.72 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Southern First Bancshares, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.82% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $42.6. About 2,129 shares traded. Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (SFST) has risen 34.98% since December 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.28% the S&P500.

Castine Capital Management Llc holds 2.82% of its portfolio in Southern First Bancshares, Inc. for 168,952 shares. Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. owns 185,740 shares or 1.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 1.05% invested in the company for 622,521 shares. The New York-based Mendon Capital Advisors Corp has invested 1.01% in the stock. Ejf Capital Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 250,000 shares.

Kames Capital Plc decreased Pra Health Sciences Inc. stake by 6,136 shares to 15,755 valued at $1.18B in 2017Q2. It also reduced Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) stake by 103,393 shares and now owns 545,723 shares. Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ORA) was reduced too.

Among 5 analysts covering TTM Tech (NASDAQ:TTMI), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. TTM Tech had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, September 27 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15 target in Wednesday, November 30 report. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 27 by Needham. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, January 11. As per Tuesday, April 4, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 4 by TheStreet. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 6 by Needham. The stock of TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, February 17. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 9 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 1.24 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 25 investors sold TTMI shares while 74 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 100.55 million shares or 0.88% less from 101.45 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado stated it has 0% of its portfolio in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI). California-based Menta Cap Limited has invested 0.14% in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI). C M Bidwell And Assocs has 8,600 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. 161,288 were accumulated by Guggenheim Cap Lc. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 163,694 shares. Sg Americas Limited Company holds 0.01% or 55,634 shares. Tudor Investment Et Al owns 53,296 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Parkside Retail Bank & Tru holds 52 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Assetmark holds 0% in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) or 311 shares. Hanseatic Management has invested 0.13% in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI). Cornerstone Capital Hldgs Ltd Liability Com has 0.04% invested in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) for 299,235 shares. Legal & General Gru Pcl has 163,454 shares. Riverhead Cap Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI). Creative Planning holds 0% of its portfolio in TTM Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTMI) for 592 shares. State Street Corporation accumulated 0% or 2.20M shares.

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