Beacon Financial Group Lowered Metlife (MET) Holding; 3 Analysts Covering Opus Bank (OPB)

Beacon Financial Group decreased Metlife Inc (MET) stake by 95.97% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group sold 141,106 shares as Metlife Inc (MET)’s stock declined 4.70%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 5,930 shares with $308,000 value, down from 147,036 last quarter. Metlife Inc now has $53.42 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $50.76. About 4.24M shares traded. MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) has risen 13.92% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Opus Bank has $48 highest and $2200 lowest target. $36.83’s average target is 30.60% above currents $28.2 stock price. Opus Bank had 16 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, January 30 by JP Morgan. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) rating on Sunday, August 27. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $24.0 target. On Friday, June 3 the stock rating was initiated by Hovde Group with “Outperform”. On Monday, January 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Hovde Group to “Market Perform”. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the shares of OPB in report on Thursday, October 20 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 5 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Friday, September 16. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Hovde Group. The stock of Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, June 29. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. See Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $29.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0 Maintain
27/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Maintain
10/07/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0000 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $28.2. About 134,385 shares traded. Opus Bank (NASDAQ:OPB) has declined 39.11% since December 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.81% the S&P500.

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 $1.01 billion. It offers demand deposits, checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. It has a 38.06 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 16 analysts covering MetLife (NYSE:MET), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. MetLife has $7800 highest and $46 lowest target. $58.75’s average target is 15.74% above currents $50.76 stock price. MetLife had 46 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup downgraded the shares of MET in report on Tuesday, January 5 to “Neutral” rating. FBR Capital upgraded the shares of MET in report on Thursday, May 25 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 19 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, September 5. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Monday, November 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 28 by Wells Fargo. The stock of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, January 14. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, July 13.

Analysts await MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.11 EPS, down 17.78% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.35 per share. MET’s profit will be $1.17 billion for 11.43 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual EPS reported by MetLife, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1.83% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 61 investors sold MET shares while 336 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 289 raised stakes. 784.85 million shares or 1.65% more from 772.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Apg Asset Mgmt Nv has invested 0.02% in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Hanson Mcclain invested in 0% or 573 shares. Shelton has invested 0.35% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Winfield Associate holds 0.01% or 320 shares in its portfolio. Pitcairn reported 25,444 shares stake. Profund Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.05% or 25,050 shares. Qci Asset Mgmt New York accumulated 304 shares or 0% of the stock. Sumitomo Life Insur Co reported 38,425 shares. Fjarde Ap has 0.21% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET). Glenmede Co Na reported 59,848 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Diligent Invsts Limited Liability Company holds 0.84% of its portfolio in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 22,171 shares. Westpac Bk Corporation has 0.14% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 126,468 shares. Parkside National Bank Tru reported 8,490 shares. 797,455 were reported by Private Gp. Amer Asset has 0.22% invested in MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) for 6,819 shares.

Beacon Financial Group increased Compass Minerals Int (NYSE:CMP) stake by 7,302 shares to 116,629 valued at $7.57 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 4,218 shares and now owns 31,409 shares. Ishares (SUB) was raised too.