Analysts See $0.38 EPS for Fidelity Southern Corporation (LION)

June 21, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.36, from 1.65 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 7 investors sold Fidelity Southern Corporation shares while 35 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 17.83 million shares or 0.80% less from 17.97 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Management Ltd accumulated 19,939 shares. Great West Life Assurance Comm Can accumulated 28,475 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund has 14,566 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Deutsche Bancorp Ag owns 27,891 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wellington Group Inc Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 0.01% in Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION). 1,909 were accumulated by Ameritas Prns Inc. Pinebridge Invs Lp accumulated 0.04% or 80,491 shares. Strs Ohio, Ohio-based fund reported 6,200 shares. D E Shaw Com reported 0% of its portfolio in Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION). Blackrock has 0% invested in Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) for 2.89 million shares. Ameriprise Inc owns 168,485 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 0.01% or 9,800 shares in its portfolio. Carroll Associate Inc reported 328 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Millennium Management Ltd Liability Co reported 54,806 shares. Loomis Sayles & Com Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 363 shares in its portfolio.

Since January 5, 2018, it had 7 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $387,276 activity. $366,112 worth of Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) shares were sold by BOCKEL DAVID R. Another trade for 2,365 shares valued at $56,797 was sold by Lankford William C Jr.

Analysts expect Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) to report $0.38 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 15.15 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. LION’s profit would be $10.27 million giving it 17.44 P/E if the $0.38 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Fidelity Southern Corporation’s analysts see -11.63 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $26.51. About 203,475 shares traded or 55.72% up from the average. Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) has risen 11.45% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.12% the S&P500.

Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Fidelity Southern (NASDAQ:LION), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Fidelity Southern had 4 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, February 26. Sandler O’Neill maintained Fidelity Southern Corporation (NASDAQ:LION) rating on Monday, January 22. Sandler O’Neill has “Hold” rating and $25.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Fidelity Southern Corporation operates as the holding firm for Fidelity Bank that provides financial services and products primarily for individuals, and small and medium-sized businesses in the metropolitan Atlanta and Jacksonville, Orlando and Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida markets. The company has market cap of $716.75 million. The firm accepts noninterest-bearing demand and interest-bearing demand accounts, including money market accounts and savings deposits; and time deposits. It has a 17.43 P/E ratio. It also offers various loans, such as commercial and industrial loans, commercial real estate loans, indirect automobile loans, real estate construction loans, and real estate mortgage loans, as well as consumer loans, including automobile loans, residential mortgage and home equity loans, and secured and unsecured personal loans.

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