Banc Funds Co Decreased First Bancshares (FBMS) Position By $600,000; Calpine (CPN) Had 5 Analysts Last Week

January 14, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Among 15 analysts covering Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Calpine Corporation had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 26 by Deutsche Bank. SunTrust maintained the shares of CPN in report on Wednesday, August 24 with “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 24 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 29 by Guggenheim. The stock of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, September 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 28 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Deutsche Bank. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, September 8 report. See Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) latest ratings:

29/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $15.25 Maintain
24/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $15.25 Maintain
08/09/2017 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
21/08/2017 Broker: Guggenheim Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
21/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Sector Perform Downgrade
31/07/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $14 New Target: $16 Maintain
28/07/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $14.0000 Maintain
23/07/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $15.0000 Maintain

Banc Funds Co Llc decreased First Bancshares Inc. (FBMS) stake by 2.82% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Banc Funds Co Llc sold 20,000 shares as First Bancshares Inc. (FBMS)’s stock declined 7.57%. The Banc Funds Co Llc holds 688,843 shares with $20.77M value, down from 708,843 last quarter. First Bancshares Inc. now has $377.41 million valuation. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $33.8. About 18,153 shares traded. The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) has risen 69.69% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, up 60.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.3 per share. FBMS’s profit will be $5.36M for 17.60 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by The First Bancshares, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.88% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.30, from 3.3 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 2 investors sold FBMS shares while 11 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 5.21 million shares or 49.85% less from 10.39 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advsr reported 5,524 shares stake. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 829 shares. Jcsd Ltd Liability accumulated 290,867 shares. Pacific Ridge Limited Co reported 0.75% of its portfolio in The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS). Legal General Grp Inc Public Limited Company, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 1,927 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Inc accumulated 14,200 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems owns 13,483 shares. Manufacturers Life The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 311,057 shares. Citigroup stated it has 1 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Geode Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0% in The First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBMS). Bridgeway Cap Management invested in 0.02% or 63,309 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag owns 48,460 shares. Lsv Asset reported 8,311 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Rmb Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com, a Illinois-based fund reported 512,052 shares.

Banc Funds Co Llc increased 1St Constitution Bancorp (NASDAQ:FCCY) stake by 48,474 shares to 675,318 valued at $12.26 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Bankfinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) stake by 20,780 shares and now owns 461,487 shares. Allegiance Bancshares Inc. was raised too.

Among 4 analysts covering First Bancshares (NASDAQ:FBMS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. First Bancshares had 8 analyst reports since September 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, December 10 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was upgraded by Wood to “Outperform”. Stephens maintained the shares of FBMS in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Buy” on Thursday, July 27. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FBMS in report on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Zacks.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 0.64 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold Calpine Corporation shares while 76 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 272.79 million shares or 16.22% less from 325.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Phocas Finance owns 0.75% invested in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) for 611,906 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 12,687 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P reported 9.99 million shares. Moreover, Westchester Capital Management Ltd Liability has 1.52% invested in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Shell Asset Mngmt holds 0.02% or 60,459 shares in its portfolio. Pacad Invest Limited reported 0.14% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Alliancebernstein L P reported 234,455 shares. The Australia-based Macquarie Gru Limited has invested 0% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). 117,522 are held by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Of Australia. Bp Public Limited Company owns 135,000 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Blackrock invested 0.01% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 626,455 shares. Teilinger Limited owns 230,805 shares. Hudson Bay Capital Mngmt L P has 0.03% invested in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN).

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. The company has market cap of $5.43 billion. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities and other governmental entities, and power marketers, as well as retail commercial, industrial, and residential customers.

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