HomeStreet, Inc. (HMST)’s director Douglas Smith Bought 5,000 Shares of the Company; Associated Banc-Corp Has Trimmed Cisco Sys (CSCO) Position

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Associated Banc-Corp decreased Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) stake by 24.8% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Associated Banc-Corp sold 117,928 shares as Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO)’s stock rose 10.71%. The Associated Banc-Corp holds 357,680 shares with $13.70M value, down from 475,608 last quarter. Cisco Sys Inc now has $215.63B valuation. The stock increased 1.24% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $44.76. About 16.91M shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 25.57% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Analysts await Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) to report earnings on May, 16. They expect $0.59 earnings per share, up 9.26% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.54 per share. CSCO’s profit will be $2.84 billion for 18.97 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.58 actual earnings per share reported by Cisco Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.72% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 51 investors sold CSCO shares while 660 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.54 billion shares or 1.52% less from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Primecap Mngmt Ca invested 0.78% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Bnp Paribas Asset Management Sa holds 2.51 million shares or 0.82% of its portfolio. Ohio-based Tru Com Of Toledo Na Oh has invested 0.89% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Bremer Trust Natl Association holds 1.15% or 111,425 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited accumulated 0% or 6 shares. L & S Advsrs invested in 105,466 shares. Advsr Ok has 509,098 shares. 147,993 are held by Endurance Wealth Mgmt Inc. Haverford Svcs reported 7,861 shares. National Bank & Trust Of The Ozarks has 90,173 shares for 1.31% of their portfolio. Cambridge Tru Communication has 590,633 shares for 1.43% of their portfolio. Strategic Advisors Lc has invested 0.97% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). First Republic Investment Mgmt Inc reported 0.78% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). 522,985 were reported by Williams Jones & Assoc Ltd Liability Com. Fifth Third National Bank owns 2.28M shares.

Among 38 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 156 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Wednesday, August 17. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $35 target. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Friday, January 5 to “Buy”. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Cowen & Co. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Needham. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 13 report. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42.0 target in Thursday, November 16 report. Citigroup maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, November 16. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $40.0 target. On Monday, February 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy”. On Friday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Associated Banc-Corp increased Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX) stake by 61,877 shares to 92,577 valued at $17.04 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Pvh Corp (NYSE:PVH) stake by 7,618 shares and now owns 10,217 shares. Select Sector Spdr Tr (XLE) was raised too.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $10.28 million activity. 200,000 shares were sold by BARTZ CAROL, worth $7.59 million on Thursday, December 14. Shares for $578,740 were sold by MCGEARY RODERICK C. $940,559 worth of stock was sold by Goeckeler David on Thursday, March 15. Another trade for 12,126 shares valued at $550,153 was sold by BURNS M MICHELE. The insider SARIN ARUN sold $625,751.

The stock increased 0.29% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $25.675. About 241,564 shares traded or 40.23% up from the average. HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) has risen 9.43% since April 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.12% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering HomeStreet (NASDAQ:HMST), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. HomeStreet has $34.0 highest and $25 lowest target. $28.50’s average target is 11.00% above currents $25.675 stock price. HomeStreet had 22 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wood downgraded the shares of HMST in report on Wednesday, January 24 to “Market Perform” rating. Wood maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $28 target in Thursday, October 1 report. FBR Capital maintained HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) rating on Thursday, January 26. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $30 target. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Monday, November 14 to “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 29 by Sandler O’Neill. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $32.0 target. As per Wednesday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. FBR Capital maintained the shares of HMST in report on Monday, July 27 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

As discovered in a legal document that was filled with the SEC on April 27, 2018, Douglas Smith, director of Homestreet Inc and an insider, made a purchase of 5,000 shares of the company for exactly $128,880 U.S. Dollars which is calculated with stock price per share of $25.8. Currently, Mr. Douglas, has in hand 73,678 shares, which accounts for 0.27% of the company’s market capitalization.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.23, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 18 investors sold HomeStreet, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 20.47 million shares or 8.81% less from 22.45 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 34,249 are held by Great West Life Assurance Communication Can. Principal holds 0.01% of its portfolio in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) for 201,172 shares. Teton Advisors holds 0.08% of its portfolio in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) for 30,000 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported 88,496 shares stake. Voya Investment Management Limited Liability invested in 0% or 13,157 shares. Citigroup has invested 0% in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). Guggenheim Cap Lc owns 28,415 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Parkside Bancshares Trust, Missouri-based fund reported 12 shares. Coldstream Mgmt Incorporated invested in 15,368 shares or 0.05% of the stock. 7,500 were reported by First Interstate Bancorp. Eaton Vance Management has 80,063 shares. Kennedy Capital, Missouri-based fund reported 331,794 shares. Legal And General Group Public Limited Company reported 0% stake. Morgan Stanley holds 259,334 shares. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Incorporated, California-based fund reported 23,416 shares.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 20 selling transactions for $552,122 activity. Another trade for 445 shares valued at $13,550 was sold by ISEMAN JAY C. Another trade for 275 shares valued at $8,195 was sold by BENNION RICHARD W H. On Thursday, February 1 the insider Ruh Mark R sold $7,196. 196 shares valued at $5,589 were sold by VINCENT MARY L on Friday, March 23. The insider MASON MARK K sold $62,962. Another trade for 216 shares valued at $6,372 was made by Endresen William on Monday, March 5. Another trade for 965 shares valued at $28,622 was made by EVANS GODFREY B on Thursday, February 1.

HomeStreet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services primarily in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Hawaii. The company has market cap of $692.50 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Commercial and Consumer Banking, and Mortgage Banking. It has a 10.11 P/E ratio. The Commercial and Consumer Banking segment offers deposit products; non-deposit investment products; and insurance products and cash management services.

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