Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) EPS Estimated At $0.58

June 15, 2018 - By Catherine Nunes

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 8.81 in 2018 Q1. Its up 5.63, from 3.18 in 2017Q4. It increased, 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.
Nordea Mngmt owns 103,856 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Ubs Asset Americas has 50,996 shares. Moreover, Automobile Association has 0% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 12,486 shares. Commercial Bank Of The Ozarks has invested 0.18% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). California-based Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt has invested 0.41% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Paragon Limited owns 9,350 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Fincl Counselors has invested 0.01% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Creative Planning has 26,395 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Tru Advisors L P holds 0.01% or 214,416 shares in its portfolio. Sei Investments holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 68,193 shares. Federated Invsts Inc Pa stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). State Teachers Retirement System invested in 0.01% or 74,316 shares. Aqr Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 18,021 shares. Connecticut-based Ellington Gru Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC).

Since January 25, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 14 sales for $12.59 million activity. The insider MAKRIS GEORGE JR bought 2,500 shares worth $145,250. FUNKE MARK W also sold $454,050 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) shares. $196,766 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) shares were sold by Casteel Marty. 8,610 shares were sold by Wade Steven C, worth $252,617. Shares for $599,200 were sold by BURCHFIELD JAY D on Monday, May 7. FEHLMAN ROBERT A also sold $653,275 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Thursday, April 26.

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 $53.50M 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 decreased 0.16% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $31.7. About 375,688 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 23.17% since June 15, 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. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold” on Thursday, January 4. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 24 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Tuesday, April 24 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stephens given on Friday, February 9. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, April 24. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”.

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 23.83 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: “Simmons First National Corporation Declares $0.15 Per Share Dividend” on May 22, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in inTest, Westamerica, Simmons First National, Dova Pharmaceuticals …” and published on May 25, 2018 is yet another important article.

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