Convergence Investment Partners Raised Huntsman (HUN) Position; Eagle Bancorp Montana Has 4.75 Sentiment

April 18, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (EBMT) investors sentiment increased to 4.75 in Q4 2017. It’s up 2.61, from 2.14 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 19 investment managers increased and opened new equity positions, while 4 decreased and sold holdings in Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc. The investment managers in our database now possess: 4.69 million shares, up from 1.29 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 2 Increased: 11 New Position: 8.

Convergence Investment Partners Llc increased Huntsman Corp (HUN) stake by 108.91% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Convergence Investment Partners Llc acquired 64,243 shares as Huntsman Corp (HUN)’s stock declined 12.21%. The Convergence Investment Partners Llc holds 123,231 shares with $4.10M value, up from 58,988 last quarter. Huntsman Corp now has $7.62B valuation. The stock increased 1.85% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $31.44. About 3.16M shares traded or 1.84% up from the average. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 26.96% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Opportunity Bank of Montana that provides various retail banking services and products in Montana. The company has market cap of $111.43 million. It accepts various deposit products, such as checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit accounts. It has a 20.86 P/E ratio. The firm offers one-to-four family residential mortgage loans; home equity loans; commercial real estate mortgage and land loans; real estate construction loans; commercial business loans consisting of business loans and lines of credit on a secured and unsecured basis; and consumer loans comprising loans that are secured by automobiles, recreational vehicles, and boats, as well as unsecured personal loans and lines of credit, and loans secured by deposits.

Analysts await Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBMT) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, up 25.00% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.2 per share. EBMT’s profit will be $1.35M for 20.65 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -26.47% negative EPS growth.

Glacier Peak Capital Llc holds 8.92% of its portfolio in Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. for 386,600 shares. Oppenheimer & Close Llc owns 83,900 shares or 1.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ejf Capital Llc has 0.59% invested in the company for 350,000 shares. The New York-based Jacobs Asset Management Llc has invested 0.59% in the stock. Pinnacle Holdings Llc, a Oklahoma-based fund reported 49,147 shares.

The stock increased 0.73% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $20.65. About 11,998 shares traded or 180.85% up from the average. Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. (EBMT) has risen 3.76% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.79% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.27, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 39 investors sold HUN shares while 107 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 170.92 million shares or 7.26% more from 159.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hightower Limited Liability has 25,390 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Ftb Advisors Inc holds 0% or 173 shares in its portfolio. Etrade Capital Management Limited Liability Com holds 17,907 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Jump Trading Lc owns 6,164 shares. Vnbtrust Association invested in 7,600 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Riverhead Cap Management Limited Company holds 0.1% or 70,380 shares in its portfolio. 290,000 were reported by Canada Pension Plan Board. Johnson Counsel accumulated 0.01% or 12,282 shares. 20,846 are owned by Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Company. Blair William And Il invested in 0% or 10,790 shares. Winfield Incorporated has invested 0% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Ionic Capital Lc stated it has 0.43% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Fifth Third Commercial Bank invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). First Wilshire Management has invested 4.28% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN).

Convergence Investment Partners Llc decreased First Amern Finl Corp (NYSE:FAF) stake by 8,317 shares to 35,986 valued at $2.02M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ:ZION) stake by 52,538 shares and now owns 51,251 shares. United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX) was reduced too.

Among 14 analysts covering Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Huntsman Corporation had 43 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, July 24, the company rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 19 by UBS. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, April 28. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 26 by SunTrust. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 10 by Citigroup. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) on Thursday, October 15 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, December 12 to “Neutral”. UBS maintained Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) rating on Monday, October 30. UBS has “Buy” rating and $35 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Alembic. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, October 20 with “Neutral”.

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