Matrix Asset Advisors Has Trimmed Capital One Finl (COF) Holding; Shorts at Simmons First National (SFNC) Raised By 2.51%

April 25, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Matrix Asset Advisors Inc decreased Capital One Finl Corp (COF) stake by 2.91% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Matrix Asset Advisors Inc sold 3,821 shares as Capital One Finl Corp (COF)’s stock declined 6.85%. The Matrix Asset Advisors Inc holds 127,331 shares with $12.68M value, down from 131,152 last quarter. Capital One Finl Corp now has $44.98 billion valuation. The stock decreased 5.02% or $4.89 during the last trading session, reaching $92.53. About 3.82 million shares traded or 65.41% up from the average. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.99% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.44% the S&P500.

Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) had an increase of 2.51% in short interest. SFNC’s SI was 1.76M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 2.51% from 1.71 million shares previously. With 546,100 avg volume, 3 days are for Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC)’s short sellers to cover SFNC’s short positions. The stock increased 0.74% or $0.225 during the last trading session, reaching $30.575. About 187,093 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 3.60% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.95% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 57 investors sold COF shares while 253 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 228 raised stakes. 406.36 million shares or 3.88% less from 422.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Neville Rodie Shaw reported 14,086 shares. Alethea Capital Ltd Liability Corp holds 23.96% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 151,194 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.17% stake. Suntrust Banks Incorporated holds 370,785 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Life Insur accumulated 0.1% or 7,390 shares. Com Of Virginia Va accumulated 7,523 shares. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.02% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Argent Trust holds 3,035 shares. Tocqueville Asset Limited Partnership accumulated 0.27% or 238,738 shares. First Mercantile Communications accumulated 0.15% or 7,575 shares. Culbertson A N & Inc invested in 5,045 shares. Beaumont Financial Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.02% or 2,069 shares. Timber Hill Ltd holds 0.34% of its portfolio in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 53,413 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 0.18% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) or 4.41 million shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.17% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 1.76M shares.

Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 sales for $79.20 million activity. Blackley Richard Scott also sold $215,429 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Friday, March 16. On Tuesday, January 2 the insider WARNER BRADFORD H sold $298,392. $548,028 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) was sold by Santos Kleber. FAIRBANK RICHARD D also sold $50.99M worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) shares. On Monday, December 18 HACKETT ANN F sold $686,000 worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) or 7,000 shares. $2.92 million worth of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) was sold by Slocum Michael. FINNERAN JOHN G JR sold $7.13M worth of stock.

Among 36 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. had 118 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 15 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, February 11. Wells Fargo maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. Evercore initiated Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) rating on Tuesday, December 22. Evercore has “Hold” rating and $78 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, December 15. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of COF in report on Friday, October 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, July 24. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, July 21 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 3 with “Overweight”.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.73, from 2.45 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold Simmons First National Corporation shares while 22 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 48.51 million shares or 164.33% more from 18.35 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Company has 1.46% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 516,428 shares. Connors Investor holds 0.39% or 47,668 shares. Patten Patten Tn has invested 0.05% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Td Asset Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans invested 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Ameriprise Fincl holds 0.01% or 204,007 shares. Covenant Multifamily Offices Lc has 89,798 shares. Price T Rowe Md has invested 0.01% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). 60,017 were accumulated by Maltese Mgmt Limited Liability Com. Nordea Invest has 0.01% invested in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 42,160 shares. Foundation Management Inc has invested 0.07% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). 15,862 are held by Holt Capital Lc Dba Holt Capital Limited Partnership. Ameritas Investment Prns holds 3,459 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Rowland & Inv Counsel Adv, a Georgia-based fund reported 1,875 shares. 231,555 are owned by Goldman Sachs Group.

Among 7 analysts covering Simmons First National (NASDAQ:SFNC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Simmons First National had 25 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Stephens to “Buy” on Friday, July 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Monday, June 26 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, June 8 by Wood. As per Wednesday, October 26, the company rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. Sandler O’Neill upgraded Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Friday, January 20 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, October 23. As per Thursday, November 16, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, October 23.

Simmons First National Corporation operates as a bank holding firm for Simmons Bank that provides financial services to individuals and businesses. The company has market cap of $2.82 billion. The Company’s deposit products include time deposits, checking accounts, and savings accounts. It has a 22.99 P/E ratio. The firm provides commercial loans, commercial real estate loans, and agricultural loans to businesses; and consumer loans, student loans, credit card loans, and single-family residential real estate loans to individuals, as well as equipment and SBA lending.

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