Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) Stock Price While Sentiment Improves to 1.16

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Positions for Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC)

In Q2 2018 Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) big money sentiment increased to 1.16, SEC filings reveal. That’s up 0.38, from 2018Q1’s 0.78. 128 hedge funds started new and increased stock positions, while 110 reduced and sold their stock positions in Wintrust Financial Corp so the sentiment has improved. Funds own 47.90 million shares, down from 49.34 million shares in 2018Q1. Funds holding Wintrust Financial Corp in top 10 was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . In total 18 funds closed positions, 92 reduced and 86 increased. Also 42 funds bought new Wintrust Financial Corp stakes.

Significant Wintrust Financial Corp Investors

United Fire Group Inc owns 230,523 shares in Wintrust Financial Corp as of Q2 2018. As of Q2 2018, 97,203 shares of Wintrust Financial Corp are owned by Falcon Point Capital Llc. Fsi Group Llc reported 23,558 shares. The United Kingdom-based fund Hermes Investment Management Ltd have invested about 1.12% of the institutional investor’s stock portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corp. The Missouri-based fund Piermont Capital Management Inc. holds 37,340 shares or 0.99% of their long stock exposure.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides banking and other financial services and products to clients in the Chicago metropolitan area and in southern Wisconsin.The firm is worth $4.40 billion. It operates in three divisions: Community Banking, Specialty Finance, and Wealth Management.The P/E ratio is 13.77. The Community Banking segment offers personal and commercial banking services primarily to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units, and institutional customers.

Ticker’s shares touched $78.09 during the last trading session after 0.52% change.Currently Wintrust Financial Corporation is uptrending after 22.59% change in last November 10, 2017. WTFC has also 384,178 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 6.97%.

Earnings report for Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) is awaited on January, 28., according to Zacks. Analysts expect change of 34.19 % or $0.40 from previous year’s $1.17 earnings per share compared to current’s $1.57 earnings per share. The profit will be $88.50M for WTFC if $1.57 earnings per share becomes true. Wall Street sees 0.00 % EPS growth as of January, 28.

Benjamin F Edwards Company has invested 0.01% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.04% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) or 36,327 shs. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Incorporated has 0.06% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Ameriprise Fincl accumulated 0.01% or 288,283 shs. Adams Diversified Equity Fund stated it has 0.04% of its capital in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Moreover, Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has 0.03% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Laurion Capital Mgmt Ltd Partnership stated it has 13,907 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. C M Bidwell & Ltd reported 330 shs. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.06% or 28,867 shs in its capital. Aperio Gru Limited Company accumulated 11,491 shs. 186,453 are owned by Segall Bryant & Hamill. United Fire Grp holds 7.76% of its capital in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 230,523 shs. Barclays Public Limited Co holds 0.01% of its capital in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 119,874 shs. Morgan Stanley accumulated 217,860 shs. First Midwest Natl Bank Trust Division stated it has 17,254 shs.

Wintrust Financial Corporation had 2 sales and 0 insider purchases since July 20, 2018. This’s net activity of $1.21 million. $1.12 million worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) was sold by WEHMER EDWARD J on Monday, July 23.

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) Ratings Coverage

A total of 4 analysts rate Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC) as follows: 4 “Buy”, 0 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 100% are bullish. (NASDAQ:WTFC) has 4 ratings reports on 10 Nov 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Wednesday, July 18 the rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform”. On Friday, October 19 the rating was maintained by Raymond James with “Strong Buy”. In Friday, October 19 report DA Davidson upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $95 target. On Monday, October 15 Stephens upgraded the shares of WTFC in report to “Overweight” rating.

More recent Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) news were posted by Nasdaq.com, Globenewswire.com and Benzinga.com. The first one has “Wintrust Financial Corporation Reports Record Third Quarter 2018 Net Income, an Increase of 40% Over Prior Year …” as a title and was posted on October 17, 2018. The next is “Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Cash Dividend” on October 25, 2018. And last was posted on October 19, 2018, called “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For October 19, 2018”.

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