CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) Forms $21.16 Double Top; Hanseatic Management Services Has Increased Kemper (KMPR) Holding

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CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) formed double top with $23.06 target or 9.00% above today’s $21.16 share price. CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) has $885.90 million valuation. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $21.16. About 53,832 shares traded. CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) has risen 19.91% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.36% the S&P500.

Hanseatic Management Services Inc increased Kemper Corp (KMPR) stake by 748.31% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hanseatic Management Services Inc acquired 6,428 shares as Kemper Corp (KMPR)’s stock declined 19.99%. The Hanseatic Management Services Inc holds 7,287 shares with $502,000 value, up from 859 last quarter. Kemper Corp now has $3.79 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $73.5. About 247,975 shares traded. Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) has risen 42.29% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.74% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 1.56 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 11 investors sold KMPR shares while 47 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 28.85 million shares or 1.54% less from 29.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Chicago Equity Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 72,745 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). Legal And General Group Public Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). 97,166 were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability Com. Whittier Tru Comm owns 1,450 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Mycio Wealth Limited Company has invested 0.04% in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). The United Kingdom-based Ahl Llp has invested 0.01% in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). Spectrum Mngmt Group reported 700 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans has 0% invested in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 10,670 shares. Cambridge Inv Research Advsr stated it has 15,600 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can reported 28,648 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cookson Peirce owns 12,705 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Com has 0.01% invested in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 350 shares. Alliancebernstein LP reported 63,305 shares. Pnc Financial Grp Inc holds 1,573 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Hanseatic Management Services Inc decreased Veeva Systems Inc. (NYSE:VEEV) stake by 6,301 shares to 2,437 valued at $135,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ:WDC) stake by 9,195 shares and now owns 1,512 shares. Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) was reduced too.

Among 4 analysts covering Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Kemper Corp had 7 analyst reports since February 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 16 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was downgraded by Janney Capital on Wednesday, August 10 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Thursday, February 18. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 9 by Sandler O’Neill. William Blair upgraded the shares of KMPR in report on Thursday, February 15 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) earned “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Tuesday, April 5. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy” on Thursday, August 3.

Since May 2, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $377,748 activity. Another trade for 500 shares valued at $34,275 was made by Cochran George N on Wednesday, May 2. $343,473 worth of Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) was bought by STORCH DAVID P.

More important recent Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Kemper Corporation 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on April 30, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Kemper’s (KMPR) CEO Joe Lacher on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, Globenewswire.com published: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Willdan Group, Standex International, Chase, Black Knight Financial …” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Earnings Scheduled For April 30, 2018” with publication date: April 30, 2018.

Analysts await CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $0.29 EPS, up 26.09% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.23 per share. COBZ’s profit will be $12.14 million for 18.24 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual EPS reported by CoBiz Financial Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.45% negative EPS growth.

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

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 -13.56% below currents $21.16 stock price. CoBiz Financial Inc had 15 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks downgraded the shares of COBZ in report on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) rating on Monday, July 24. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $19.5000 target. The stock of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 24 by Macquarie Research. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of COBZ in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Monday, August 17 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 16 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of COBZ in report on Monday, October 19 with “Outperform” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, July 21 report. Hovde Group initiated CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) on Monday, April 25 with “Market Perform” rating.

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. Schwab Charles Invest Inc stated it has 195,113 shares. Northern Trust has invested 0% of its portfolio in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 3,732 shares. First Mercantile Tru owns 0.01% invested in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) for 3,510 shares. Martin And Incorporated Tn reported 114,014 shares. Bank Of America Corporation De invested in 0% or 178,846 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 0% of its portfolio in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Barclays Pcl has invested 0% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Trexquant Inv L P stated it has 15,134 shares. C M Bidwell And Associate stated it has 0.24% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Walthausen Ltd Liability Co holds 74,363 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 1,454 shares in its portfolio. Gsa Cap Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership reported 17,961 shares stake. The Missouri-based Stifel Corp has invested 0.02% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Tower Ltd Co (Trc) accumulated 1,106 shares or 0% of the stock.

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