ePlus Inc. (PLUS) Forms $76.95 Double Top; S Y Bancorp (SYBT) Has 1.36 Sentiment

November 15, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

ePlus Inc. (PLUS) formed double top with $83.11 target or 8.00% above today’s $76.95 share price. ePlus Inc. (PLUS) has $1.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $76.95. About shares traded. ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has risen 75.66% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.96% the S&P500.

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. is the holding firm for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company . The company has market cap of $843.35 million. The Bank is a state chartered bank. It has a 19.62 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: commercial banking, and wealth management and trust.

Among 3 analysts covering ePlus (NASDAQ:PLUS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. ePlus had 14 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) rating on Sunday, October 15. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $75.0 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 30. The stock of ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 12 by Sidoti. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Friday, August 7 report. The stock of ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Sidoti. Canaccord Genuity reinitiated ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) rating on Tuesday, January 5. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $110.0 target. As per Sunday, September 10, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, December 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Analysts await ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.90 EPS, down 5.26% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.95 per share. PLUS’s profit will be $12.75M for 21.38 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by ePlus Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.13% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 4.68 in 2017 Q2. Its up 2.90, from 1.78 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 18 investors sold ePlus Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 23.51 million shares or 266.01% more from 6.42 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Indexiq Advsrs Ltd Liability Co holds 7,025 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Chatham Grp Inc has invested 0.41% in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Vanguard Gp Inc owns 0% invested in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) for 919,169 shares. D E Shaw And has invested 0% of its portfolio in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Moreover, National Bank Of America De has 0% invested in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) for 76,252 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 0.05% stake. Sawgrass Asset Ltd Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Envestnet Asset Mgmt accumulated 0% or 2,196 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag holds 0% or 15,592 shares in its portfolio. Eam Investors Llc invested in 18,714 shares. State Teachers Retirement has invested 0% of its portfolio in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership has 0% invested in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) for 1,735 shares. Menta Limited Liability Com accumulated 12,912 shares. Meeder Asset Management holds 0% or 37 shares. California Public Employees Retirement has 0.01% invested in ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS).

Since May 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $5.53 million activity. $1.65 million worth of ePlus Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) was sold by NORTON PHILLIP G on Thursday, June 8. Shares for $402,523 were sold by HOVDE ERIC D on Friday, June 2. Marion Elaine D had sold 5,000 shares worth $392,956.

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Co holds 4.22% of its portfolio in Stock Yards Bancorp Inc for 895,398 shares. Walthausen & Co. Llc owns 276,288 shares or 1.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Harvey Investment Co Llc has 0.46% invested in the company for 58,354 shares. The New Jersey-based Pathstone Family Office Llc has invested 0.37% in the stock. Champlain Investment Partners Llc, a Us-based fund reported 623,578 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $149,993 activity.

Analysts await Stock Yards Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:SYBT) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 8.70% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.46 per share. SYBT’s profit will be $11.34 million for 18.60 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by Stock Yards Bancorp Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.96% negative EPS growth.

It closed at $37.2 lastly. It is down 34.69% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.99% the S&P500.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our daily email newsletter.




Free Email Newsletter

Enter your email address below to get the latest news and analysts' ratings for your stocks with our free daily email newsletter:


Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com