Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (BHLB) At $37.65 Forms Top; Swiss Helvetia Fund (SWZ)’s Sentiment Is 0.52

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $13.46. About 17,945 shares traded. Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (SWZ) has risen 24.39% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.69% the S&P500.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (BHLB) formed multiple top with $39.53 target or 5.00% above today’s $37.65 share price. Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (BHLB) has $1.70 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $37.65. About 230,142 shares traded or 16.53% up from the average. Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) has risen 33.85% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.15% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE:BHLB), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Berkshire Hills Bancorp had 23 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, November 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, May 23 the stock rating was upgraded by FIG Partners to “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Jefferies maintained Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) on Friday, June 9 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 5 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Compass Point on Tuesday, October 25 to “Neutral”. The stock of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Compass Point. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 23 by Sandler O’Neill. On Friday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

Since August 17, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.03 million activity. 25,000 shares were sold by DALY MICHAEL P, worth $844,541. $113,608 worth of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) shares were bought by RYAN WILLIAM J. Marotta Richard M sold $316,508 worth of stock or 9,500 shares. The insider Bossidy Paul T bought $19,325.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 20 investors sold Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 29.46 million shares or 0.09% more from 29.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Howe And Rusling invested in 0% or 66 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr has invested 0.01% in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB). The Georgia-based Cornercap Counsel has invested 0.13% in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB). Macquarie Group has invested 0% in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB). Morgan Stanley invested in 75,722 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital Mngmt Incorporated holds 1.37% of its portfolio in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) for 35,200 shares. Tower Rech Capital Llc (Trc) holds 619 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Nordea Invest Ab holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) for 317,950 shares. Stieven Advsrs L P accumulated 143,828 shares. Moreover, Highbridge Cap Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB). Hightower Advsr Lc has invested 0% in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB). Alphaone Invest Svcs invested in 675 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 14,294 shares. Sterling Capital Management Lc holds 27,683 shares. Moreover, Jefferies Gru Llc has 0% invested in Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:BHLB) for 5,550 shares.