Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) Trades at $30.10 After Triangle; MSC Industrial Direct Co (MSM) Sentiment Is 0.88

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MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (MSM) investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.43, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 119 investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 135 sold and trimmed holdings in MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc. The investment managers in our database now have: 40.30 million shares, down from 41.32 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc in top ten positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 32 Reduced: 103 Increased: 66 New Position: 53.

Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) formed triangle with $27.69 target or 8.00% below today’s $30.10 share price. Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) has $868.57 million valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $30.1. About 94,565 shares traded or 8.80% up from the average. Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) has risen 18.26% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.71% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.04 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.22, from 2.26 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 5 investors sold Guaranty Bancorp shares while 22 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 20.21 million shares or 0.40% less from 20.29 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Stieven Capital Advsr Limited Partnership has 232,117 shares for 1.13% of their portfolio. 7,688 are owned by Raymond James Serv Advisors. Renaissance Technology Ltd has 653,520 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 24,081 shares. 11,633 are held by Stifel Financial Corp. Castle Creek Cap Prtn Iv L P invested 35.88% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 743 shares in its portfolio. 300,142 were accumulated by Broadview Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company. Td Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Alliancebernstein L P reported 0% of its portfolio in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Gsa Capital Partners Limited Liability Partnership holds 8,779 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Basswood Mngmt Lc has invested 0.19% of its portfolio in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). 18,029 were reported by Alps Advsr. Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) reported 3,270 shares. Phocas reported 234,954 shares.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 12 insider sales for $1.13 million activity. TAYLOR PAUL W sold $259,585 worth of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) on Monday, February 12. 4,689 shares valued at $130,870 were sold by Treece Christopher G on Monday, February 12. 1,516 shares were sold by O’Brien Patrick Dan, worth $44,488. Another trade for 4,770 shares valued at $133,065 was made by Hobbs Michael B on Monday, February 12. Joyce Stephen D also bought $2,636 worth of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) shares. 689 shares were sold by DiPetro Michael J, worth $20,257. Erickson Christopher E also sold $19,882 worth of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) on Tuesday, April 24.

Among 8 analysts covering Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Guaranty Bancorp has $34.0 highest and $18 lowest target. $29.50’s average target is -1.99% below currents $30.1 stock price. Guaranty Bancorp had 17 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wood on Tuesday, April 12. On Thursday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by Hovde Group with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. PiperJaffray downgraded the shares of GBNK in report on Tuesday, July 11 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 22. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3200 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. The stock of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, August 13 by FIG Partners. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, October 27 to “Buy”.

Analysts await Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) to report earnings on July, 18. They expect $0.46 earnings per share, up 27.78% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.36 per share. GBNK’s profit will be $13.27 million for 16.36 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.46 actual earnings per share reported by Guaranty Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.90% or $1.74 during the last trading session, reaching $93.53. About 395,910 shares traded. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (MSM) has declined 9.82% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.37% the S&P500.

Analysts await MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) to report earnings on July, 11. They expect $1.41 earnings per share, up 29.36% or $0.32 from last year’s $1.09 per share. MSM’s profit will be $79.64 million for 16.58 P/E if the $1.41 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual earnings per share reported by MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.22% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 selling transactions for $78.58 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of MSC Industrial’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating MSC Industrial, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $80.0 while the high is $105.0. The stock’s average target of $96.33 is 2.99% above today’s ($93.53) share price. MSM was included in 5 notes of analysts from August 26, 2016. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Monday, December 5 to “Mkt Perform”. Gabelli downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 8 report. Macquarie Research initiated MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) rating on Friday, August 26. Macquarie Research has “Neutral” rating and $80.0 target. On Thursday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of MSM in report on Tuesday, January 17 to “Neutral” rating.

New South Capital Management Inc holds 5.4% of its portfolio in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. for 2.41 million shares. Poplar Forest Capital Llc owns 602,316 shares or 4.64% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Arlington Value Capital Llc has 3.14% invested in the company for 344,053 shares. The Michigan-based Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc has invested 2.21% in the stock. Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc Id, a Idaho-based fund reported 205,479 shares.

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and activities products primarily in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $5.28 billion. The companyÂ’s MRO products comprise cutting tools, measuring instruments, tooling components, metalworking products, fasteners, flat stock, raw materials, abrasives, machinery hand and power tools, safety and janitorial supplies, plumbing supplies, materials handling products, power transmission components, and electrical supplies. It has a 17.72 P/E ratio. It offers approximately 1,000,000 stock-keeping units through its master catalogs; weekly, monthly, and quarterly specialty and promotional catalogs; brochures; and the Internet, such as its Websites comprising mscdirect.com and use-enco.com.

More news for MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “New Research Coverage Highlights Cerus, Health Insurance Innovations, Tetra Tech, Ferro, Dril-Quip, and MSC …” on May 15, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “MSC Industrial (MSM) Announces Acquisition of All Integrated Solutions” and published on May 01, 2018 is yet another important article.

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