Insider Transaction: Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (GBCI)’s director John Murdoch Unloaded 513 shares; Connecticut Water Service (CTWS) Sellers Increased By 3.52% Their Shorts

May 2, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Connecticut Water Service Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS) had an increase of 3.52% in short interest. CTWS’s SI was 396,700 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 3.52% from 383,200 shares previously. With 141,200 avg volume, 3 days are for Connecticut Water Service Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS)’s short sellers to cover CTWS’s short positions. The stock increased 1.71% or $1.16 during the last trading session, reaching $69.16. About 28,754 shares traded. Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTWS) has risen 16.14% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.59% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Glacier Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBCI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Glacier Bancorp has $43.0 highest and $31 lowest target. $38.67’s average target is 3.37% above currents $37.41 stock price. Glacier Bancorp had 16 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, August 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, July 10 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, September 28. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, July 28. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 29 by Sandler O’Neill. SunTrust maintained the shares of GBCI in report on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 20 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Friday, October 20.

An insider John Murdoch who is director of Glacier Bancorp Inc unloaded 513 shares of the corporation worth $18,832 US Dollars calculated based on $36.7 for share. The mentioned shares were unloaded on May 1, 2018 and the filing that contains the original information, filed with the (SEC) can be found here. Today, John Murdoch has rights to a total of 12,121 shares or 0.01% of the company’s total market cap.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.69, from 2.1 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 21 investors sold Glacier Bancorp, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 59.72 million shares or 1.70% more from 58.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cwh Management Inc holds 0.22% or 11,797 shares. Johnson Fin Inc has 0.01% invested in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI) for 1,947 shares. Vanguard Gru invested in 7.45 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Barclays Public Limited Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI). Matarin Cap Ltd holds 0.02% or 5,663 shares in its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc has invested 0.02% in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI). 344 were accumulated by Farmers & Merchants. South Dakota Invest Council invested 0.05% in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI). Natl Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 1.10 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 46,663 shares. Geode Management Lc has invested 0.01% in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI). American Intl Gp Inc invested in 62,216 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI). Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 116,102 shares. Denver Ltd Liability Co owns 574,823 shares.

Since March 13, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $205,050 activity. The insider ENGLISH JAMES M sold 5,000 shares worth $205,050.

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Glacier Bank that provides commercial banking services to individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, community organizations, and public entities in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.16 billion. It offers deposit products, including non-interest bearing demand accounts, interest bearing negotiable order of withdrawal and demand accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, fixed rate certificates of deposits, negotiated-rate jumbo certificates, and individual retirement accounts. It has a 24.94 P/E ratio. The firm also provides construction and permanent loans on residential real estate; consumer land or lot acquisition loans; unimproved land and land development loans; and residential builder guidance lines comprising pre-sold and spec-home construction, and lot acquisition loans.

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $37.41. About 362,913 shares traded or 1.70% up from the average. Glacier Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GBCI) has risen 17.52% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.97% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Connecticut Water Service Inc (NASDAQ:CTWS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Connecticut Water Service Inc has $57 highest and $52 lowest target. $55’s average target is -20.47% below currents $69.16 stock price. Connecticut Water Service Inc had 3 analyst reports since September 6, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, September 6 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 22.

Connecticut Water Service, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a regulated water company. The company has market cap of $835.64 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Water Operations, Real Estate Transactions, and Services and Rentals. It has a 32.47 P/E ratio. The Water Operations segment supplies public drinking water.

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