As Wintrust Finl Corp (WTFC) Shares Declined, Phocas Financial Corp Decreased Stake

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q2 2018. It has change of 0.38, from 2018Q1’s 0.78. The ratio improved due to WTFC positioning: 18 sold and 92 reduced. 42 funds took holdings and 86 increased holdings. Investors holded 49.34 million in 2018Q1 but now own 47.90 million shares or 2.92% less. Bluemountain Cap Ltd holds 0.01% or 6,753 shs. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.03% of its capital in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Hightower Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 0.02% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Credit Agricole S A invested in 39,540 shs or 0.24% of the stock. Oklahoma-based Pinnacle Lc has invested 0% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Mountain Pacific Invest Advisers Id holds 110,060 shs or 0.97% of its capital. Sit Inv Assocs Inc stated it has 16,425 shs. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky, a Kentucky-based fund reported 34,896 shs. Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com reported 157,710 shs. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership holds 0.05% of its capital in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 897,401 shs. The Wisconsin-based Cortina Asset Management Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.23% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Amalgamated Bancorp invested 0.02% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma invested in 0% or 18 shs. Sterling Ltd Liability Corp holds 368,300 shs. M&T Natl Bank Corp reported 3,182 shs.

WTFC had 2 sales and 1 insider buy since July 20, 2018. This’s net activity of $1.19 million. 954 shs valued at $86,776 were sold by CRANE TIMOTHY on Friday, July 20. 300 shs were bought by SWEENEY GARY D, worth $22,383.

Phocas Financial Corp’s holdings in Wintrust Finl Corp (WTFC) is decreased by 38.12% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company’s stock declined 7.32% while stock markets rallied as Phocas Financial Corp sold 69,448 shares. At the end of 2018Q2, the institutional investor held 112,717 shares of the major banks company, priced at $9.81M, down from 182,165 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wintrust Finl Corp has $4.05 billion market cap. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.36 during the last trading session, hitting $71.85.Wintrust Financial Corporation has volume of 379,118 shares. Since December 8, 2017 WTFC has risen 22.59% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 6.97%.

According to a filing Phocas Financial Corp upped its stake in Independence Realty Trust Inc (NYSEMKT:IRT) by 344,059 shares to 1.39M shares, valued at $14.28M in 2018Q2. The fund manages about $1.01 billion and $1.16 billion US Long portfolio. For a total of 287,042 shares it increased its holding in Pdc Energy (NASDAQ:PDCE) by 52,198 shares in the quarter, and has risen its stake in Pebblebrook Hotel (NYSE:PEB).

On January, 28 WallStreet anticipated Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC)’s earnings report, according to RTT. This year’s EPS analyst estimate is anticipated to be $1.56. That is 33.33 % up compareed to $1.17 EPS for last year. If $1.56 is reported, WTFC’s profit will be $87.98M for 11.51 P/E. Wall Street sees -0.64 % negative EPS growth as of January, 28.

For more Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) news published recently go to: Nasdaq.com, Seekingalpha.com, Nasdaq.com, Globenewswire.com or Globenewswire.com. The titles are as follows: “After-Hours Earnings Report for October 17, 2018 : CCI, KMI, URI, STLD, SLG, AA, CCK, WTFC, UMPQ, TCBI, RLI, CATY – Nasdaq” published on October 17, 2018, “Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) CEO Edward Wehmer on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on October 18, 2018, “WTFC vs. LKFN: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option? – Nasdaq” with a publish date: November 27, 2018, “Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces the Closing of the Acquisition of Delaware Place Bank – GlobeNewswire” and the last “Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Plans to Acquire Delaware Place Bank – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) Ratings Coverage

In total 4 analysts cover Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC). “Buy” rating has 4, “Sell” are 0, while 0 are “Hold”. 100% are bullish. 4 are the (NASDAQ:WTFC)’s analyst reports since July 18, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Wednesday, July 18 the stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush. On Friday, October 19 the company was upgraded by DA Davidson. On Friday, October 19 the stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has “Strong Buy” rating given by Raymond James. On Monday, October 15 the rating was upgraded by Stephens to “Overweight”.

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