November 23, 2016 - By olga
After the disclosing of a legal form filled with U.S. Security and Exchange Commission; a sale became apparent. The director of Stifel Financial Corp, John Dubinsky; completed a sale in the open market by unloading 5,000 shares at the average stock price which was $50.2 of the ‘s company valued at near $251,000 U.S Dollars. The probability of this sell staying a secret is extremely low, with the director now having rights to 23,818 shares – that is 0.04% of the total market cap of Stifel Financial Corp.
Out of 5 analysts covering Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 40% are positive. $58 is the highest target while $27 is the lowest. The $41.75 average target is -16.90% below today’s ($50.24) stock price. Stifel Financial Corp. has been the topic of 11 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 11 by Nomura. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, September 22 by Zacks. The stock of Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Monday, April 4. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Tuesday, September 1. Nomura upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, November 9 report. The stock of Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, January 12. On Monday, February 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform”.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 1.04 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 22 funds sold all Stifel Financial Corp shares owned while 69 reduced positions. 32 funds bought stakes while 63 increased positions. They now own 56.23 million shares or 1.17% less from 56.90 million shares in 2016Q1.
Price T Rowe Associates Inc Md has 17,226 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Brandywine Glob Inv Management Ltd Company reported 255,938 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. The Ohio-based Fifth Third Comml Bank has invested 0.01% in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF). Ftb Advsr Incorporated holds 1,179 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Miles Capital last reported 7,299 shares in the company. Lombardia Capital Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.71% or 343,484 shares in its portfolio. Comerica Bank accumulated 46,770 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Com has 0.02% invested in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) for 14,914 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board has 293,397 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio. Qs Investors Ltd Liability last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Trillium Asset Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.84% invested in the company for 405,720 shares. South State Corporation has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF). Bluecrest Cap Mgmt, a Guernsey-based fund reported 10,308 shares. Mendon Capital Advisors holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) for 100,000 shares. Nichols Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.75% of its portfolio in Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) for 11,730 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since May 24, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $269,412 net activity. WESTBROOK KELVIN R sold $168,750 worth of stock. Plotkin Ben A also sold $560,256 worth of Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) shares. $100,662 worth of Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) shares were sold by Brautigam Allen.
About 320,796 shares traded hands. Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) has risen 51.48% since April 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.15% the S&P500.
Stifel Financial Corp. is a financial holding company. The company has a market cap of $3.38 billion. The Company’s principal subsidiary is Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, a retail and institutional wealth management and investment banking firm. It has a 59.87 P/E ratio. The Company’s principal activities are private client services, including securities transaction and financial planning services; institutional equity and fixed income sales, trading, research and municipal finance; investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements, and retail and commercial banking, including personal and commercial lending programs.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Stifel Financial Corp. is a holding company for Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated.”
Analysts await Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 23.53% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.51 per share. SF’s profit will be $42.40M for 19.93 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.69 actual EPS reported by Stifel Financial Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.70% negative EPS growth.
Another recent and important Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Form 4 STIFEL FINANCIAL CORP For: Nov 22 Filed by: Plotkin Ben A” on November 23, 2016.
Stifel Financial Corp., incorporated on December 31, 1981, is a financial holding company. The Company’s principal subsidiary is Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (Stifel), a full-service retail and institutional wealth management and investment banking firm. The Company’s principal activities are private client services, including securities transaction and financial planning services; institutional equity and fixed income sales, trading, research and municipal finance; investment banking services, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements, and retail and commercial banking, including personal and commercial lending programs. The Firm operates through three divisions: Global Wealth Management, Institutional Group and Other. The Global Wealth Management segment consists of two businesses, such as the Private Client Group and Stifel Bank. The Private Client Group includes branch offices and independent contractor offices of its broker-dealer subsidiaries located throughout the United States. These branches provide securities brokerage services, including the sale of equities, mutual funds, fixed income products and insurance, as well as offers banking products to its private clients through Stifel Bank, which provides residential, consumer and commercial lending, as well as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)-insured deposit accounts to clients of its broker-dealer subsidiaries and to the general public. The Institutional Group segment includes research, equity and fixed income institutional sales and trading, investment banking, public finance, and syndicate. The Other segment includes interest income from stock borrow activities and interest income, among others.
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