Analysts See $-0.23 EPS for JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (JAKK); Simmons First National Class A (SFNC) Sellers Decreased By 19% Their Shorts

February 15, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Analysts expect JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) to report $-0.23 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 51.06% from last quarter’s $-0.47 EPS. After having $0.53 EPS previously, JAKKS Pacific, Inc.’s analysts see -143.40% EPS growth. The stock increased 6.52% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $2.45. About 68,317 shares traded. JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) has declined 38.82% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.52% the S&P500.

Simmons First National Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:SFNC) had a decrease of 19% in short interest. SFNC’s SI was 1.27 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 19% from 1.56M shares previously. With 319,600 avg volume, 4 days are for Simmons First National Corporation Class A (NASDAQ:SFNC)’s short sellers to cover SFNC’s short positions. The SI to Simmons First National Corporation Class A’s float is 4.38%. The stock increased 2.11% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $29. About 420,408 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 13.31% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.39% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Simmons First National had 24 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $6400 target in Friday, July 21 report. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, November 22 by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, January 25. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stephens given on Tuesday, August 15. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Mkt Perform” on Wednesday, October 26. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the shares of SFNC in report on Wednesday, January 24 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, June 8 by Wood. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 7 selling transactions for $11.49 million activity. Bryant Vernon Wilson Jr. had sold 25,000 shares worth $1.48 million on Monday, January 29. KIRKLAND CHRISTOPHER R had sold 50,000 shares worth $2.75 million on Friday, September 22. MAKRIS GEORGE JR also bought $145,250 worth of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) shares.

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 $2.67 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 18.37 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.45 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.86, from 1.59 in 2017Q2. It is positive, 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. Piedmont Investment Advisors Limited Co holds 0.01% or 7,017 shares. Art Limited Liability stated it has 5,964 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Vanguard Gp reported 0.01% stake. Morgan Stanley owns 0% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 54,286 shares. New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky invested in 0.01% or 9,000 shares. Amer Inc reported 24,191 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Commercial Bank Of Montreal Can holds 6,922 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 4,183 are owned by Amalgamated Bancorp. Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Et Al has invested 0.01% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) or 66,211 shares. Citigroup accumulated 24,676 shares. Holt Capital Advisors Ltd Dba Holt Capital Ptnrs L P reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 0.02% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Inv Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Liability Company holds 0.78% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 263,875 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering JAKKS Pacific (NASDAQ:JAKK), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. JAKKS Pacific had 18 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of JAKK in report on Monday, August 28 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by BMO Capital Markets. Oppenheimer initiated JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) on Thursday, August 20 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) earned “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, October 21. The stock has “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray on Monday, December 19. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 6. DA Davidson downgraded the shares of JAKK in report on Thursday, September 21 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson given on Monday, October 30. As per Tuesday, September 5, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets.

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