Simmons First National (SFNC) Forms $59.45 Double Top; 2 Analysts Are Bullish M.P. Evans Group plc (LON:MPE) Last Week

Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) formed double top with $64.80 target or 9.00% above today’s $59.45 share price. Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) has $2.73 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $59.45. About 304,556 shares traded or 1.04% up from the average. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 13.31% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.39% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering M.P. Evans Group PLC (LON:MPE), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. M.P. Evans Group PLC had 28 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by FinnCap on Tuesday, November 15. FinnCap maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 845 target in Friday, October 27 report. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 29. As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by FinnCap. FinnCap maintained M.P. Evans Group plc (LON:MPE) rating on Wednesday, August 30. FinnCap has “Buy” rating and GBX 845 target. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The stock has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, April 6. FinnCap maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 11 report. The stock of M.P. Evans Group plc (LON:MPE) earned “Buy” rating by FinnCap on Monday, September 18. On Tuesday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by FinnCap with “Buy”. See M.P. Evans Group plc (LON:MPE) latest ratings:

04/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 880.00 New Target: GBX 880.00 Maintain
07/11/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 880.00 New Target: GBX 880.00 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 845.00 New Target: GBX 845.00 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 880.00 New Target: GBX 880.00 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 845.00 New Target: GBX 845.00 Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 835.00 New Target: GBX 845.00 Maintain
29/08/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 880.00 New Target: GBX 880.00 Maintain

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $9.04 million activity. HUNT EUGENE also sold $61,944 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) shares. Another trade for 29,923 shares valued at $1.65M was made by KIRKLAND CHRISTOPHER R on Monday, September 18.

Among 7 analysts covering Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Simmons First National has $70.0 highest and $53 lowest target. $61.67’s average target is 3.73% above currents $59.45 stock price. Simmons First National had 21 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Friday, January 20. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Stephens on Friday, July 21 to “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of SFNC in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wood given on Wednesday, June 8. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, October 26. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) earned “Sell” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 25. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 16 by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.45 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.86, from 1.59 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 8 investors sold Simmons First National Corporation shares while 25 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 18.35 million shares or 7.56% more from 17.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kennedy Capital stated it has 99,859 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Zebra Mngmt Lc accumulated 30,050 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al accumulated 15,800 shares. Diversified Tru Com holds 0.02% or 4,486 shares in its portfolio. Meridian Mgmt Company invested in 0.16% or 5,611 shares. Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) accumulated 4,266 shares. Ls Inv Advsr Lc, Michigan-based fund reported 1,104 shares. 6,922 were accumulated by Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can. Grp Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). California Employees Retirement Sys holds 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 16,923 shares. Aperio Grp Ltd Liability Co has 6,460 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fuller & Thaler Asset stated it has 0.44% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Panagora Asset Mgmt stated it has 37,429 shares. Invest Counselors Of Maryland Limited Company holds 0.78% or 263,875 shares. New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC).

M.P. Evans Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, operates oil palm plantations in Indonesia. The company has market cap of 425.26 million GBP. The firm produces crude palm oil and palm kernels. It has a 4.59 P/E ratio. It is also involved in the property development and oil-palm fresh fruit bunches production businesses in Malaysia; and the provision of agronomic and management consultancy services.

The stock decreased 0.90% or GBX 7 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 775. About 4,485 shares traded. M.P. Evans Group plc (LON:MPE) has 0.00% since January 24, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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