SI Financial Group, Inc. (SIFI) Forms $14.50 Double Bottom; Bancorpsouth Bank (BXS) Shorts Increased By 8.37%

Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) had an increase of 8.37% in short interest. BXS’s SI was 2.12 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 8.37% from 1.95 million shares previously. With 754,500 avg volume, 3 days are for Bancorpsouth Bank (NYSE:BXS)’s short sellers to cover BXS’s short positions. The SI to Bancorpsouth Bank’s float is 2.34%. The stock increased 1.98% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $33.45. About 462,928 shares traded. BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) has risen 27.80% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.10% the S&P500.

SI Financial Group, Inc. (SIFI) formed double bottom with $13.78 target or 5.00% below today’s $14.50 share price. SI Financial Group, Inc. (SIFI) has $172.05 million valuation. It closed at $14.5 lastly. It is up 7.89% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.81% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering BancorpSouth Inc (NYSE:BXS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 7% are positive. BancorpSouth Inc had 44 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Monday, October 5. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Stephens. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $33.0 target in Thursday, October 19 report. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. On Thursday, October 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Underperform”. Piper Jaffray reinitiated it with “Neutral” rating and $31 target in Thursday, October 5 report. The stock of BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 15. RBC Capital Markets downgraded BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) on Friday, October 21 to “Sector Perform” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.32, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 19 investors sold BancorpSouth Bank shares while 44 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 58.22 million shares or 0.07% less from 58.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bancshares Of Ny Mellon has invested 0.01% in BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS). The Australia-based Commonwealth Bancorporation Of Aus has invested 0% in BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS). Fincl Bank Of America De stated it has 0% of its portfolio in BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS). Raymond James invested in 0.01% or 79,705 shares. Great Lakes Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.05% or 64,418 shares. Paloma Prtnrs has invested 0.01% in BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS). 1.78 million were accumulated by Millennium Limited Company. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 115,978 shares. Vanguard Group owns 7.02M shares. Pnc Finance Svcs Grp invested in 0% or 1,616 shares. Us Bank De, a Minnesota-based fund reported 5,148 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 45,404 shares stake. Aqr Limited Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in BancorpSouth Bank (NYSE:BXS) for 522,645 shares. 671,585 are held by Bancorpsouth Inc. Riverhead Capital Mngmt Lc accumulated 0.01% or 4,275 shares.