Reasons for Kevin Kelly’s Share Acquisition of Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (BREW)’s Stock; Emclaire Financial (EMCF) Has Infinity Sentiment

Emclaire Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding firm for The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton that provides retail and commercial financial services and products to individuals and businesses in western Pennsylvania. The company has market cap of $74.08 million. The companyÂ’s deposit products include checking, savings, and term certificate accounts; time deposits; noninterest bearing and interest bearing demand deposit accounts; and money market accounts. It has a 14.53 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio comprises one-to-four family mortgage loans, home equity loans, and commercial business and commercial real estate loans; and consumer loans, such as loans for automobile purchases, home improvements not secured by real estate, capital, and other personal expenditures, as well as unsecured revolving personal lines of credit and overdraft protection.

Kevin Kelly – a well-known insider in Craft Brew Alliance Inc who is the present director – purchased some 68 shares of Craft Brew Alliance Inc, with a market value $ 1,333 based on an average price-per-share of $ 19.6. At the moment, Kevin Kelly has ownership of a total of 37,990 shares or 0.20% of the company’s total market capitalization.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $72,560 activity. $72,560 worth of Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) was sold by Thomas Andrew J. on Monday, August 7.

Among 7 analysts covering Craft Brew Alliance (NASDAQ:BREW), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Craft Brew Alliance has $23.0 highest and $10 lowest target. $19.17’s average target is -1.94% below currents $19.55 stock price. Craft Brew Alliance had 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, August 5. Susquehanna initiated Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) on Monday, October 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 3. Cowen & Co maintained Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) rating on Thursday, July 13. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $1900 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, November 13. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, June 15 by Citigroup. As per Friday, September 2, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. TH Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 4 by Sidoti. The company was maintained on Friday, August 7 by Citigroup.

Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. brews and sells craft beers and ciders under the Kona, Widmer Brothers, Redhook, Omission, and Square Mile brand names in the United States. The company has market cap of $377.25 million. It operates in two divisions, Beer Related Operations and Brewpubs Operations. It has a 217.22 P/E ratio. The firm sells its beers directly to clients in draft, cans, and bottles at restaurants, bars, and liquor stores; and in cans and bottles at supermarkets, warehouse clubs, convenience stores, and drug stores, as well as directly to clients at its brewpubs and breweries.

The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $19.55. About 31,893 shares traded. Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) has risen 110.98% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 94.28% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.06, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 10 investors sold Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 6.32 million shares or 7.30% more from 5.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 82,332 are owned by First Manhattan. Amer International Group Inc Inc holds 0% or 8,505 shares. Marcato Capital Management L P holds 0.81% in Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) or 407,009 shares. Cannell Capital Lc holds 712,603 shares or 3.67% of its portfolio. State Street, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 208,984 shares. Goldman Sachs Group holds 23,660 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Invest Management stated it has 16,200 shares. Blackrock Inc has invested 0% in Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW). Fred Alger holds 149,231 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Limited Liability Co holds 14,037 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada reported 1,301 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems holds 0% or 39,190 shares. Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp has invested 0% in Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW). Peak6 Invests Lp holds 0% or 11,620 shares. Bankshares Of America Corporation De holds 4,208 shares.

Analysts await Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:BREW) to report earnings on March, 15. They expect $0.03 EPS, up 50.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.02 per share. BREW’s profit will be $578,896 for 162.92 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.09 actual EPS reported by Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.67% negative EPS growth.

Minerva Advisors Llc holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Emclaire Financial Corp. for 15,359 shares. Banc Funds Co Llc owns 117,207 shares or 0.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Jfs Wealth Advisors Llc has 0.02% invested in the company for 2,100 shares. The New York-based Blackrock Inc. has invested 0% in the stock. Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 8,293 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $141,250 activity.