EPS for Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) Expected At $0.58

June 13, 2018 - By Bernice Betts

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 8.81 in 2018 Q1. Its up 5.63, from 3.18 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 9 investors sold Simmons First National Corporation shares while 7 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 101.47 million shares or 109.16% more from 48.51 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
California Public Employees Retirement Systems invested in 125,530 shares. Amer Interest Group Incorporated reported 52,992 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada has 0% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 30,132 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas reported 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 84,284 shares in its portfolio. Pinebridge Investments Ltd Partnership has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Citigroup holds 13,472 shares or 0% of its portfolio. United Services Automobile Association owns 12,486 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Buckingham Asset Ltd Liability Co reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Connors Investor reported 92,411 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 0% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 46,863 shares. 16,271 were reported by Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas. Georgia-based Invesco Ltd has invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 85,352 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 15,890 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 14 insider sales for $12.59 million activity. Bryant Vernon Wilson Jr. sold $1.52M worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Thursday, April 26. Another trade for 8,610 shares valued at $252,617 was made by Wade Steven C on Thursday, February 22. MAKRIS GEORGE JR also bought $145,250 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Thursday, January 25. 20,000 shares were sold by BURCHFIELD JAY D, worth $599,200 on Monday, May 7. The insider Casteel Marty sold $196,766. Garner David W also sold $42,090 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Friday, April 27.

Analysts expect Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) to report $0.58 EPS on July, 18.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 38.10 % from last quarter’s $0.42 EPS. SFNC’s profit would be $53.51 million giving it 13.75 P/E if the $0.58 EPS is correct. After having $0.57 EPS previously, Simmons First National Corporation’s analysts see 1.75 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $31.9. About 297,242 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 23.17% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.60% the S&P500.

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Simmons 1st Nat’l (NASDAQ:SFNC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Simmons 1st Nat’l had 8 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 24 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. Sandler O’Neill upgraded Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Wednesday, January 24 to “Buy” rating. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Buy” rating and $34.5000 target in Tuesday, April 24 report. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Stephens. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, February 26. On Thursday, January 4 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, February 9 with “Buy”.

Simmons First National Corporation operates as a bank holding firm for Simmons Bank that provides financial services to individuals and businesses. The company has market cap of $2.94 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 23.98 P/E ratio. The firm provides commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, and agricultural loans to businesses; and consumer loans, student loans, credit card loans, and single-family residential real estate loans to individuals, as well as equipment and SBA lending.

More news for Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Simmons First National Corporation Declares $0.15 Per Share Dividend” on May 22, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in inTest, Westamerica, Simmons First National, Dova Pharmaceuticals …” and published on May 25, 2018 is yet another important article.

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