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

June 25, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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 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.
Amalgamated Bank stated it has 11,620 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Schroder Gru has invested 0.03% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Jpmorgan Chase & Communications invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Buckingham Asset Ltd Company has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Burney invested in 0.1% or 56,932 shares. Patten Group Inc holds 47,264 shares or 0.55% of its portfolio. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 1.04 million shares. Delta Asset Ltd Com Tn has 208 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has 46,863 shares. Ellington Group Ltd Liability Corp has 0.02% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Barclays Plc has 45,275 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 15,890 shares or 0% of the stock. Invesco Ltd owns 0% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 437,869 shares. Us Commercial Bank De has invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Alphaone Serv Ltd Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 740 shares.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 14 selling transactions for $12.59 million activity. On Wednesday, May 2 the insider Bryant Vernon Wilson Jr. sold $1.52 million. Wade Steven C had sold 8,610 shares worth $252,617 on Thursday, February 22. Shares for $145,250 were bought by MAKRIS GEORGE JR. 15,000 shares were sold by FUNKE MARK W, worth $454,050 on Monday, April 30. 20,000 shares were sold by BURCHFIELD JAY D, worth $599,200 on Monday, May 7. 21,546 shares valued at $653,275 were sold by FEHLMAN ROBERT A 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 $53.50 million giving it 13.38 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 0.80% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $31.05. About 527,656 shares traded or 29.02% up from the average. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 23.17% since June 25, 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 has $66.0 highest and $3300 lowest target. $34.13’s average target is 9.92% above currents $31.05 stock price. Simmons 1st Nat’l had 7 analyst reports since January 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3300 target in Tuesday, April 24 report. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $63.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Tuesday, April 24. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $36.0 target in Monday, February 26 report. Stephens maintained the shares of SFNC in report on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Stephens. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 24.

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 $2.86 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 19.69 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.

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