CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) Forms $20.43 Double Top; Barr E S & Co Lowered By $548,998 Its Markel Com (MKL) Position

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CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) formed double top with $21.66 target or 6.00% above today’s $20.43 share price. CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) has $855.34M valuation. The stock increased 2.30% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $20.43. About 58,718 shares traded. CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) has risen 19.91% since May 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.36% the S&P500.

Barr E S & Co decreased Markel Corp Com (MKL) stake by 0.69% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Barr E S & Co sold 482 shares as Markel Corp Com (MKL)’s stock rose 1.98%. The Barr E S & Co holds 69,237 shares with $78.87 million value, down from 69,719 last quarter. Markel Corp Com now has $15.51B valuation. The stock increased 0.70% or $7.72 during the last trading session, reaching $1116.49. About 10,394 shares traded. Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) has risen 20.36% since May 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.81% the S&P500.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $352,023 activity. On Wednesday, March 7 the insider Huss Christopher S sold $49,334. DALTON RICHARD J sold $199,000 worth of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) on Wednesday, March 7. BANGERT STEVEN sold $78,426 worth of stock or 3,941 shares. $25,263 worth of stock was sold by Pass David on Wednesday, March 14.

Among 7 analysts covering CoBiz Financial Inc (NASDAQ:COBZ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. CoBiz Financial Inc has $24.0 highest and $13 lowest target. $18.29’s average target is -10.47% below currents $20.43 stock price. CoBiz Financial Inc had 15 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 31. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1900 target in Friday, July 21 report. On Monday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Monday, August 17. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Macquarie Research. Macquarie Research downgraded the shares of COBZ in report on Monday, October 24 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, October 3. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 16 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Friday, October 20.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.74 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 4 investors sold CoBiz Financial Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 32.87 million shares or 0.93% less from 33.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Penn Management owns 292,289 shares. Matarin Mgmt accumulated 41,328 shares. Amer Intll reported 25,941 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Teton Advsrs stated it has 0.26% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). 114,014 are owned by Martin & Tn. Schwab Charles Invest has invested 0% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Moreover, Nuance Invs Limited Liability Com has 0.51% invested in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Northern Corporation reported 450,345 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems accumulated 38,820 shares. Banc Funds Limited Liability Co, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.10M shares. Ameriprise Fincl Incorporated reported 44,347 shares. 86,500 were accumulated by California Public Employees Retirement. Chicago Equity Limited Co holds 109,645 shares. Alliancebernstein L P invested in 0% or 45,421 shares. Vanguard Grp Incorporated invested in 1.72M shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Markel Corporation had 13 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 4 by SunTrust. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by SunTrust. Boenning & Scattergood maintained it with “Buy” rating and $105000 target in Wednesday, July 26 report. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by William Blair on Thursday, April 14 to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, July 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 28 by RBC Capital Markets.

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 23 investors sold MKL shares while 123 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 10.50 million shares or 0.60% more from 10.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The Texas-based Twin Tree Management Limited Partnership has invested 0% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Geode Cap Ltd Co has 114,754 shares. Franklin Resource stated it has 0.01% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL). Bb&T Secs Ltd stated it has 1,589 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Yorktown And Rech holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 300 shares. Narwhal Cap owns 1,380 shares for 0.36% of their portfolio. Sei Invs, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 348 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The owns 533 shares. Frontier Investment holds 2.45% or 25,731 shares. Redmond Asset Ltd Llc stated it has 6,253 shares or 3.06% of all its holdings. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 1,397 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Winch Advisory Llc holds 39 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Menlo Advisors Limited Liability Corp holds 5.07% of its portfolio in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) for 6,158 shares. Amp Cap Limited, a Australia-based fund reported 3,938 shares. The Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has invested 0.07% in Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL).

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