Farmers Cap Bk (FFKT) Market Valuation Declined While Castine Capital Management Decreased Its Position; Broadview Advisors Increased Its Brunswick (BC) Holding by $994,125 as Market Valuation Rose

April 16, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

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Broadview Advisors Llc increased its stake in Brunswick Corp (BC) by 10% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Broadview Advisors Llc bought 18,075 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.93% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 198,810 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.98 million, up from 180,735 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Broadview Advisors Llc who had been investing in Brunswick Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.30B market cap company. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $60.67. About 44,770 shares traded. Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has declined 3.37% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.92% the S&P500.

Castine Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Farmers Cap Bk Corp (FFKT) by 88.61% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Castine Capital Management Llc sold 122,310 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.47% with the market. The institutional investor held 15,719 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $605,000, down from 138,029 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Castine Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Farmers Cap Bk Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $315.38 million market cap company. The stock increased 0.96% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $41.95. About 2,697 shares traded. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) has risen 0.90% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.65% the S&P500.

Broadview Advisors Llc, which manages about $1.12 billion and $702.74 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Veeco Instrs Inc Del (NASDAQ:VECO) by 385,925 shares to 305,850 shares, valued at $4.54 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Healthsouth Corp (NYSE:HLS) by 48,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 405,427 shares, and cut its stake in Alliance Data Systems Corp (NYSE:ADS).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $390,150 activity. Shares for $182,394 were sold by Dekker Christopher F.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.18, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 32 investors sold BC shares while 112 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 98 raised stakes. 79.48 million shares or 0.47% less from 79.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Utah Retirement has 0.02% invested in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Commercial Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation accumulated 0.02% or 1.57M shares. Raymond James & Assocs invested in 72,136 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mgmt Group Limited invested in 0.41% or 802,466 shares. Delphi Management Ma stated it has 1.16% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 25,000 shares. Weaver C Barksdale & Inc has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Natixis accumulated 0.11% or 252,587 shares. Stifel Financial invested in 6,752 shares or 0% of the stock. California Pub Employees Retirement stated it has 204,411 shares. Skyline Asset Management Lp holds 461,100 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.05% or 22,000 shares. Wellington Shields Cap Mgmt Llc has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Punch And Invest Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.46% of its portfolio in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Vaughan Nelson Management Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.38% of its portfolio in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC).

Among 18 analysts covering Brunswick (NYSE:BC), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Brunswick had 69 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 31 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) earned “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Friday, March 2. RBC Capital Markets maintained Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) on Friday, January 15 with “Outperform” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BC in report on Friday, June 9 with “Buy” rating. C.L. King downgraded Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) on Friday, February 2 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10. As per Tuesday, September 27, the company rating was initiated by Imperial Capital. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, July 13. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, September 7, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird.

Analysts await Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.64 EPS, up 33.33% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.48 per share. FFKT’s profit will be $4.81 million for 16.39 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by Farmers Capital Bank Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.47% EPS growth.

Castine Capital Management Llc, which manages about $395.38 million and $294.27M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Sterling Bancorp Del (NYSE:STL) by 363,946 shares to 541,165 shares, valued at $13.31 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) by 6,551 shares in the quarter, for a total of 275,083 shares, and has risen its stake in Independent Bk Group Inc (NASDAQ:IBTX).

Among 2 analysts covering Farmers Capital Bank Corp (NASDAQ:FFKT), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Farmers Capital Bank Corp had 4 analyst reports since October 7, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Friday, October 7. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FFKT in report on Tuesday, October 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) rating on Monday, June 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $4000 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.68 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.77, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 7 investors sold FFKT shares while 18 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 3.70 million shares or 26.24% less from 5.02 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Street Corp has invested 0% in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT). Citigroup invested 0% of its portfolio in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT). Stock Yards Natl Bank And Communication accumulated 8,700 shares. Lsv Asset Mngmt reported 12,400 shares. Johnson Counsel reported 32,170 shares stake. Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The owns 5,977 shares. Truepoint stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT). The United Kingdom-based Legal And General Gp Plc has invested 0% in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT). Federated Invsts Inc Pa owns 29,179 shares. Us National Bank De has invested 0% in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT). 5,500 were accumulated by Smith Asset Mgmt Group Ltd Partnership. Vanguard Group owns 305,569 shares. Ameriprise Fincl holds 0% of its portfolio in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) for 5,835 shares. Panagora Asset Inc invested in 0% or 17,129 shares. California-based Schwab Charles Investment has invested 0% in Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT).

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