EPS for Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) Expected At $0.58

June 21, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 8.81 in Q1 2018. Its up 5.63, from 3.18 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 9 investors sold Simmons First National Corporation shares while 7 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 101.47 million shares or 109.16% more from 48.51 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
California State Teachers Retirement System, California-based fund reported 126,252 shares. Zebra Management Ltd Llc owns 24,676 shares for 0.25% of their portfolio. Paragon Capital Limited holds 0.12% or 9,350 shares. Schroder owns 634,245 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Citigroup reported 13,472 shares. Regions holds 53,068 shares. Manufacturers Life Com The owns 0% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 61,490 shares. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Com holds 0% or 13,558 shares. Voya Invest Ltd holds 0.04% or 703,102 shares in its portfolio. Td Asset Mngmt Incorporated invested in 33,000 shares. Sei Invs stated it has 68,193 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 4,820 shares stake. Moreover, D Scott Neal has 0.02% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 1,246 shares. Connors Investor Service owns 92,411 shares. Vanguard Gp Inc reported 0.01% stake.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 14 insider sales for $12.59 million activity. Wade Steven C sold $252,617 worth of stock. 6,445 shares were sold by Casteel Marty, worth $196,766 on Friday, April 27. On Monday, May 7 BURCHFIELD JAY D sold $599,200 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) or 20,000 shares. Shares for $454,050 were sold by FUNKE MARK W on Monday, April 30. The insider Garner David W sold 1,380 shares worth $42,090. MAKRIS GEORGE JR had bought 2,500 shares worth $145,250.

Analysts expect Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) to report $0.58 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 38.10 % from last quarter’s $0.42 EPS. SFNC’s profit would be $53.50 million giving it 13.66 P/E if the $0.58 EPS is correct. After having $0.57 EPS previously, Simmons First National Corporation’s analysts see 1.75 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.32% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $31.7. About 401,102 shares traded or 4.31% up from the average. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 23.17% since June 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.60% the S&P500.

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Simmons 1st Nat’l (NASDAQ:SFNC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Simmons 1st Nat’l had 8 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, January 23, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. On Friday, February 9 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Monday, February 26 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy” on Wednesday, January 24. Sandler O’Neill maintained Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Tuesday, April 24 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3300 target in Tuesday, April 24 report.

Simmons First National Corporation operates as a bank holding firm for Simmons Bank that provides financial services to individuals and businesses. The company has market cap of $2.92 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 20.1 P/E ratio. The firm provides commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, and agricultural loans to businesses; and consumer loans, student loans, credit card loans, and single-family residential real estate loans to individuals, as well as equipment and SBA lending.

More news for Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in inTest, Westamerica, Simmons First National, Dova Pharmaceuticals …” on May 25, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Simmons First National Corporation Declares $0.15 Per Share Dividend” and published on May 22, 2018 is yet another important article.

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