Sandler O’Neill Reconfirms a Buy Rating on Svb Financial Group (SIVB) and $280.0000 Target; Workiva Inc. (WK) Covered By 4 Bullish Analysts Last Week

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Among 8 analysts covering Workiva (NYSE:WK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Workiva had 24 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of WK in report on Wednesday, September 20 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, August 3. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, January 23 report. The stock of Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Morgan Stanley. Northland Capital maintained Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) on Friday, November 6 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, November 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) on Friday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $24.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. See Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) latest ratings:

23/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $24 New Target: $28 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
08/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $19 New Target: $21 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $23 New Target: $24 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $24.0 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $18 New Target: $19 Maintain

In an analyst note shared with investors on Thursday, 29 March, Svb Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) stock Buy was kept by Analysts at Sandler O’Neill. They currently have a $280.0000 target on the stock. Sandler O’Neill’s target gives a potential upside of 16.66% from the company’s previous stock close.

Analysts await SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $3.19 EPS, up 67.02% or $1.28 from last year’s $1.91 per share. SIVB’s profit will be $168.72 million for 18.81 P/E if the $3.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.89 actual EPS reported by SVB Financial Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.38% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.78% or $4.2 during the last trading session, reaching $240.01. About 717,680 shares traded or 10.07% up from the average. SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) has risen 33.86% since March 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.31% the S&P500.

SVB Financial Group, a diversified financial services company, provides various banking and financial services and products. The company has market cap of $12.69 billion. The Company’s Global Commercial Bank segment offers deposit products, such as business and analysis checking, money market, multi-currency, in-country bank, and sweep accounts, as well as merchant, remote capture, lockbox, electronic deposit capture, and fraud control services; credit services and products comprising term loans, equipment loans, asset loans, revolving lines of credit, accounts-receivable lines of credit, capital call lines of credit, and credit cards; and payment and cash management services and products, including wire transfer and automated clearing house payment, bill pay, debit cards account analysis, and disbursement, as well as online and mobile banking services. It has a 26.09 P/E ratio. This segment also provides various loan and credit facilities; foreign exchange services; export, import, and standby letters of credit; investment services and solutions; investment advisory services; third party money market mutual funds and fixed-income securities; vineyard development loans and community development loans to clients in the wine industry; and equity valuation services to companies and venture capital/private equity firms, as well as invests in debt funds.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.02 million activity. BECKER GREGORY W sold $1.10M worth of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) on Wednesday, February 7. DRAPER MICHELLE sold 2,510 shares worth $624,854. $297,007 worth of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) was sold by Cox Philip C on Friday, February 2.

Among 18 analysts covering SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. SVB Financial Group has $308.0 highest and $125 lowest target. $251.14’s average target is 4.64% above currents $240.01 stock price. SVB Financial Group had 62 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy”. SunTrust maintained SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) on Tuesday, November 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Monday, September 18. DA Davidson downgraded the shares of SIVB in report on Friday, July 22 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Wednesday, June 7. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, April 7 with “Equal Weight”. On Monday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital downgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” rating in Tuesday, November 1 report. Jefferies maintained SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) on Friday, August 11 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold SVB Financial Group shares while 133 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 119 raised stakes. 45.46 million shares or 9.47% less from 50.21 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Mason Street Advsrs Llc has invested 0.14% in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). Moreover, Credit Agricole S A has 0.6% invested in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). Stieven Advisors Limited Partnership owns 69,000 shares for 2.84% of their portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan owns 0.04% invested in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) for 19,000 shares. 10,480 are held by Envestnet Asset. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 0.03% or 6,045 shares. Balyasny Asset Limited Liability Corp, a Illinois-based fund reported 81,228 shares. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams holds 1,079 shares. 1,000 are owned by New Jersey Better Educational Savings Tru. Numeric Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 2,100 shares. Columbus Circle Investors holds 1.46% or 329,927 shares in its portfolio. Amp Ltd has 16,125 shares. Essex Inv Llc invested 0.63% in SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB). Teton Advisors holds 0.04% or 1,745 shares in its portfolio. 1,385 are owned by Bankshares Of Stockton.

Workiva Inc. provides cloud solutions for enterprises to improve productivity, accountability, and insight into business data in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.01 billion. It offers solutions for finance and accounting, audit and internal controls, risk and compliance, and activities markets. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides Wdesk, a collaborative work management platform to collect, link, report, and analyze the business data, as well as to create, review, and publish data-linked documents and reports.

The stock increased 2.60% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $23.7. About 121,442 shares traded. Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) has risen 49.84% since March 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.29% the S&P500.

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