Guhan Subramanian Bought 1,500 Shares of LKQ (LKQ); Opus Bank (OPB) Shorts Decreased By 0.19%

June 22, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) had a decrease of 0.19% in short interest. OPB’s SI was 1.22M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 0.19% from 1.22M shares previously. With 240,700 avg volume, 5 days are for Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB)’s short sellers to cover OPB’s short positions. The SI to Opus Bank’s float is 5.6%. The stock increased 0.85% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $29.8. About 7,372 shares traded. Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) has risen 31.84% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.27% the S&P500. Some Historical OPB News: 18/04/2018 – SIENTRA INC – COMMERCIAL SALE OF U.S.-MANUFACTURED OPUS BRANDED BREAST IMPLANTS TO BEGIN IMMEDIATELY; 02/04/2018 – SPHERE 3D – ENTERED INTO AMENDMENTS OF ITS EXISTING CREDIT FACILITIES WITH OPUS BANK AND FBC HOLDING S.A.R.L., AFFILIATE OF CYRUS CAPITAL PARTNERS; 22/05/2018 – Opus Bank: Argisht Minasyan Joins Opus as Senior Managing Director, Senior Client Manager; 23/04/2018 – Opus Bank Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 05/04/2018 – OPUS ONE Resources Begins a Drilling Program on Its Fecteau Property, Located in Urban-Barry Township, Quebec, Canada; 29/05/2018 – OPUS ACQUIRES TWO VEHICLE INSPECTION COMPANIES IN ARGENTINA; 06/03/2018 – Opus Expands Agency with the Acquisition of CRG Events; 30/05/2018 – Opus Bank Announces Expansion of Its Healthcare Banking Division; 17/04/2018 – Opus Bank Announces Appointment of Marsha Cameron to Its Board of Directors; 11/05/2018 – OPUS WINS NEW CONCESSION IN CHILE

More important recent Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) news were published by: which released: “Deadline Upcoming in $17 Million Settlement in the Opus Bank (NASDAQ: OPB) Investor Lawsuit” on June 11, 2018, also published article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Opus Bank, NextEra Energy Partners, LP, AMN Healthcare Services, Texas …”, published: “Opus Community Foundation Announces 45 Grant Awards to Charitable Organizations in Arizona, California, Oregon …” on June 20, 2018. More interesting news about Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) was released by: and their article: “Opus Bank Further Expands Its Los Angeles Commercial Banking Team” with publication date: June 19, 2018.

Opus Bank provides various banking products, services, and solutions for small to mid-sized companies, entrepreneurs, real estate investors, professionals, and high net worth individuals. The company has market cap of $1.07 billion. It offers demand deposits, checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. It has a 21.52 P/E ratio. The firm also provides multifamily residential loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial business loans, small business administration loans, construction loans, and single-family residential and consumer loans; and loans and lines for working capital, expansion, acquisitions, consolidation, and transition.

Among 9 analysts covering Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Opus Bank had 20 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, February 26. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Hovde Group downgraded it to “Market Perform” rating and $31 target in Monday, January 30 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Sunday, August 27. PiperJaffray downgraded the shares of OPB in report on Tuesday, January 23 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Thursday, October 20. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, May 26 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Tuesday, October 25 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Piper Jaffray maintained Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. Hovde Group maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 6 report.

Analysts await LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.58 EPS, up 9.43% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.53 per share. LKQ’s profit will be $179.63 million for 13.99 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual EPS reported by LKQ Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.45% EPS growth.

Since January 12, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $1.83 million activity. Jude Justin L bought $74,292 worth of stock or 2,280 shares. 7,501 shares valued at $298,256 were sold by Quinn John S on Wednesday, February 28. $33,300 worth of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) shares were sold by Hanser Robert M. $158,964 worth of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) was sold by HOLSTEN JOSEPH M. Another trade for 25,000 shares valued at $1.06M was made by CASINI VICTOR M on Thursday, January 25. Zarcone Dominick P bought $98,998 worth of stock or 3,000 shares.

The stock increased 0.78% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $32.46. About 761,305 shares traded. LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has declined 2.38% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.95% the S&P500. Some Historical LKQ News: 29/05/2018 – MFS Mid Cap Value Fund Adds Hilton, Exits LKQ; 26/04/2018 – LKQ 1Q EPS 49c; 22/05/2018 – LKQ at Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference Tomorrow; 22/03/2018 – LKQ CORP – 2026 NOTES WILL MATURE ON APRIL 1, 2026 AND 2028 NOTES WILL MATURE ON APRIL 1, 2028; 26/04/2018 – LKQ 1Q Rev $2.72B; 24/04/2018 – LKQ Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 21/04/2018 – DJ LKQ Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (LKQ); 12/03/2018 – Dir Allen III Gifts 200 Of LKQ Corp; 26/04/2018 – LKQ 1Q Adj EPS 55c; 19/03/2018 – S&PGR Affirms LKQ Corp. ‘BB’ CCR, Outlook Stbl; Prpsd Debt Rtd

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.01, from 1.16 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 29 investors sold LKQ Corporation shares while 166 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 271.08 million shares or 1.63% less from 275.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Redmond Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation, Virginia-based fund reported 64,923 shares. Montag Caldwell Ltd Llc invested in 0.02% or 10,997 shares. The Montana-based Da Davidson has invested 0.01% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). White Elm Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 3.89% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Gulf Interest Bank (Uk) Ltd reported 95,053 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Limited Com has 0.02% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Moreover, Capital Invest Serv Of America has 2.09% invested in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). Hightower Advsrs Limited Liability Co reported 7,364 shares stake. Cibc invested in 0.02% or 59,000 shares. Gyroscope Cap Group Limited Liability Corporation holds 9,162 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Highbridge Cap Management Lc holds 0.17% or 285,175 shares in its portfolio. Winslow Asset Management stated it has 2.42% of its portfolio in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). The Pennsylvania-based Ajo L P has invested 0.02% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ). 2,161 were reported by Dupont Cap. Oppenheimer Asset Management has invested 0.34% in LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ).

Among 14 analysts covering LKQ (NASDAQ:LKQ), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. LKQ has $53.0 highest and $31 lowest target. $43.33’s average target is 33.49% above currents $32.46 stock price. LKQ had 31 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) rating on Thursday, July 6. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $3700 target. The stock of LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Sunday, September 10. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 2 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 25 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, December 12 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. JP Morgan initiated it with “Overweight” rating and $41 target in Tuesday, February 21 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by FBR Capital. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Jefferies maintained LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) on Tuesday, May 30 with “Buy” rating.

Lkq Corp shareholder Guhan Subramanian on the June 21, 2018 acquired a total of 1,500 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company with a total value of about $48,465 USD. This is based on an average price-per-share of $32.3 USD. The date of deal was June 21, 2018, and it was unveiled in a SEC-filed report, which you can see here. Guhan Subramanian at the moment has ownership of 0.01% of Lkq Corp’s stock market capitalization with ownership of 29,081 shares. 

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