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

June 13, 2018 - By Darren Young

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.
Texas Permanent School Fund, Texas-based fund reported 51,884 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 34,800 shares stake. Parkside Fin Retail Bank & Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 58 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 4,820 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 15,890 shares. Art Advsrs Limited Co stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Proshare Ltd holds 0% or 13,026 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt holds 0.41% or 1.23M shares in its portfolio. Us Bank De stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Principal Financial Grp Inc has invested 0.02% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). 85,352 are owned by New York State Common Retirement Fund. The Colorado-based Paragon Capital has invested 0.12% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Thrivent For Lutherans stated it has 52,786 shares. 475,293 are held by Rothschild Asset Mngmt. American has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC).

Since January 25, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 14 insider sales for $12.59 million activity. The insider Wade Steven C sold $252,617. Bryant Vernon Wilson Jr. had sold 50,000 shares worth $1.52M on Friday, April 27. Casteel Marty sold 6,445 shares worth $196,766. $454,050 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) was sold by FUNKE MARK W. Shares for $599,200 were sold by BURCHFIELD JAY D on Monday, May 7. Garner David W had sold 1,380 shares worth $42,090.

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 $53.51 million giving it 13.75 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 $31.9. About 297,242 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 23.17% since June 14, 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 stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 24. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 24 by Piper Jaffray. Sandler O’Neill maintained Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Thursday, January 4 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, April 24 report. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) earned “Buy” rating by Stephens on Friday, February 9.

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 $2.94 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 23.98 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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