QCR Holdings, Inc. (QCRH) At $46.45 Forms Bottom; Df Dent & Co Has Boosted By $420,608 Its Middleby (MIDD) Holding

Df Dent & Co Inc increased Middleby Corp (MIDD) stake by 19.01% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Df Dent & Co Inc acquired 3,286 shares as Middleby Corp (MIDD)’s stock declined 6.89%. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 20,571 shares with $2.64 million value, up from 17,285 last quarter. Middleby Corp now has $7.42 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.22% or $3.02 during the last trading session, reaching $132.76. About 276,519 shares traded. The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) has risen 8.18% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.52% the S&P500.

QCR Holdings, Inc. (QCRH) formed multiple bottom with $44.13 target or 5.00% below today’s $46.45 share price. QCR Holdings, Inc. (QCRH) has $645.14M valuation. The stock increased 5.21% or $2.3 during the last trading session, reaching $46.45. About 120,385 shares traded or 144.37% up from the average. QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) has risen 70.56% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.86% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.37 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.93, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 7 investors sold QCR Holdings, Inc. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 8.19 million shares or 1.59% more from 8.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Principal Financial Inc accumulated 0% or 5,140 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Liability invested 0% in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Voya Inv Mgmt Lc accumulated 4,721 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 46,937 shares. Maltese Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com reported 345,500 shares stake. Invesco Ltd accumulated 0% or 31,010 shares. Wedge Capital Mgmt L L P Nc stated it has 0.06% in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Bancorp Of America De holds 0% or 37,544 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock reported 970,374 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 19,310 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 0.02% of its portfolio in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) for 290,345 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH). Banc Funds Communication Ltd Liability Corporation reported 458,655 shares.

Analysts await QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.67 earnings per share, up 4.69% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.64 per share. QCRH’s profit will be $9.31M for 17.33 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual earnings per share reported by QCR Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.35% EPS growth.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 7 selling transactions for $498,926 activity. $44,200 worth of stock was sold by BUDD THOMAS D on Thursday, December 14. Whiteside Cathie sold $231,150 worth of stock. HELLING LARRY J also sold $45,332 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) shares. Ziegler Marie Z. bought 148 shares worth $6,555. BAIRD PATRICK sold 800 shares worth $34,584. HULTQUIST DOUGLAS M also sold $89,380 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) shares. GIPPLE TODD A also sold $254,560 worth of QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) on Wednesday, September 13.

Among 6 analysts covering QCR Holdings (NASDAQ:QCRH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. QCR Holdings has $56.0 highest and $33 lowest target. $50.80’s average target is 9.36% above currents $46.45 stock price. QCR Holdings had 17 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Thursday, June 15. As per Wednesday, September 2, the company rating was downgraded by TheStreet. The company was maintained on Friday, February 2 by Maxim Group. Maxim Group maintained QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) rating on Monday, October 31. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $38 target. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $33 target in Friday, May 27 report. On Friday, June 9 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 6. On Thursday, October 6 the stock rating was initiated by PiperJaffray with “Overweight”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCRH) rating on Friday, July 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $5200 target.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $2.98 million activity. MILLER JOHN R III also sold $1.01M worth of The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) shares. LINDSAY MARTIN M sold 10,000 shares worth $1.30M. OBRIEN GORDON had sold 5,600 shares worth $679,868.

Among 8 analysts covering Middleby (NASDAQ:MIDD), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Middleby had 17 analyst reports since November 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 30 by Citigroup. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Monday, October 16 report. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Wednesday, January 13. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $130 target in Thursday, November 12 report. BMO Capital Markets upgraded The Middleby Corporation (NASDAQ:MIDD) on Wednesday, November 18 to “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, August 11. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, November 10 report. As per Thursday, December 15, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the shares of MIDD in report on Tuesday, February 14 with “Overweight” rating.

Df Dent & Co Inc decreased Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) stake by 41,556 shares to 168,203 valued at $15.30M in 2017Q3. It also reduced S & P Global Inc stake by 16,333 shares and now owns 544,415 shares. Celgene Corp (NASDAQ:CELG) was reduced too.