Analysts See $-0.17 EPS for MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (MSL); AEON CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES (AONNF) Sellers Decreased By 24.44% Their Shorts

April 20, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Analysts expect MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) to report $-0.17 EPS on April, 26.They anticipate $0.32 EPS change or 213.33% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. After having $-0.15 EPS previously, MidSouth Bancorp, Inc.’s analysts see 13.33% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $13.65. About 19,564 shares traded. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has declined 9.57% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.12% the S&P500.

AEON CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:AONNF) had a decrease of 24.44% in short interest. AONNF’s SI was 4.22M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 24.44% from 5.58 million shares previously. With 500 avg volume, 8434 days are for AEON CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:AONNF)’s short sellers to cover AONNF’s short positions. The SI to AEON CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 0.64%. It closed at $16.95 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.68, from 2.18 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 5 investors sold MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 9.54 million shares or 2.82% more from 9.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Schwab Charles owns 84,159 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Wells Fargo Co Mn has invested 0% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). California State Teachers Retirement Sys has 22,886 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 3,144 shares. California Public Employees Retirement holds 0% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) or 26,392 shares. First Manhattan holds 22,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ancora Advisors Lc holds 81,742 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Thomson Horstmann Bryant Incorporated invested in 444,578 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 0% of its portfolio in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Renaissance Technology Lc reported 361,009 shares. Kenmare Capital Prns Limited Liability owns 20,369 shares. Hilton Cap reported 38,185 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt accumulated 32,260 shares or 0% of the stock. Jacobs Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 2.35% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL).

Since October 27, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 14 selling transactions for $1.07 million activity. $64,800 worth of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) was sold by HILLIARD CLAYTON PAUL. CLOUTIER C R sold 100 shares worth $1,370. MCLEMORE JAMES R JR bought $1,838 worth of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) on Friday, March 2. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $42,000 was made by Hargroder Andrew G on Monday, February 5.

Among 7 analysts covering MidSouth Bancorp (NYSE:MSL), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. MidSouth Bancorp had 19 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, December 16. Hovde Group maintained the shares of MSL in report on Tuesday, June 13 with “Outperform” rating. Raymond James upgraded MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) on Monday, May 9 to “Strong Buy” rating. On Tuesday, August 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet to “Hold” on Tuesday, September 22. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 7. The rating was downgraded by Hovde Group on Wednesday, January 31 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, April 28 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, February 6 by Hovde Group. The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by Stephens.

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