JMP Group (JMP) At $5.49 Forms Bottom; Df Dent & Co Increased By $397,700 Its Ellie Mae (ELLI) Stake

JMP Group LLC (JMP) formed multiple bottom with $5.33 target or 3.00% below today’s $5.49 share price. JMP Group LLC (JMP) has $117.96 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.49. About 14,492 shares traded. JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP) has risen 2.86% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.84% the S&P500.

Df Dent & Co Inc increased Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) stake by 10.74% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Df Dent & Co Inc acquired 4,850 shares as Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI)’s stock rose 15.16%. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 50,017 shares with $4.11 million value, up from 45,167 last quarter. Ellie Mae Inc now has $3.33B valuation. The stock increased 1.35% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $96.38. About 194,295 shares traded. Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) has risen 37.10% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.40% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.41, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 4 investors sold JMP Group LLC shares while 3 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 2.77 million shares or 0.39% more from 2.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Arbiter Prtn Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 23,589 shares. Wells Fargo Co Mn has 1 shares. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada holds 41,762 shares. 77,626 are held by Morgan Stanley. Essex Invest Management Co Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.04% in JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP). Manufacturers Life Insur Company The reported 189 shares. Zpr Investment invested in 16,517 shares or 0.14% of the stock. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.01% or 17,111 shares. Brown Advisory has 15,000 shares. Fmr Limited accumulated 496,200 shares. Continental Advsrs Limited Liability holds 295,326 shares. Bridgeway Management Incorporated owns 116,451 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. California Employees Retirement Systems owns 57,700 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 78,733 were reported by Deutsche State Bank Ag. Price T Rowe Assocs Md accumulated 1.04M shares.

Analysts await JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.46 earnings per share, up 253.85% or $0.33 from last year’s $0.13 per share. JMP’s profit will be $9.88 million for 2.98 P/E if the $0.46 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.10 actual earnings per share reported by JMP Group LLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 360.00% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering JMP Group (NYSE:JMP), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. JMP Group has $8.50 highest and $5.75 lowest target. $7.42’s average target is 35.15% above currents $5.49 stock price. JMP Group had 7 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP) earned “Outperform” rating by Wood on Wednesday, October 7. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research with “Outperform” on Monday, October 26. The stock has “Sell” rating by TheStreet on Wednesday, September 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Friday, December 11, the company rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, November 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 34 investors sold ELLI shares while 54 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 35.35 million shares or 3.42% more from 34.18 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Street Corporation accumulated 0% or 656,238 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt accumulated 115 shares or 0% of the stock. Balyasny Asset Management Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 41,780 shares. Summit Creek Advsr Lc has invested 0.94% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Tci Wealth Incorporated owns 10 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. The Minnesota-based Ameriprise Financial has invested 0.01% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc owns 126,551 shares. Moreover, Vanguard Gp Inc Inc has 0.01% invested in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Amalgamated State Bank has invested 0.01% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corporation invested in 0.04% or 295,680 shares. Frontier Mgmt Co Lc holds 466,044 shares. Meritage Group LP has invested 0.7% of its portfolio in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). New York State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.05% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). The Illinois-based Continental Ltd Liability has invested 0.16% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Los Angeles Cap Management & Equity holds 0% or 8,849 shares in its portfolio.

Df Dent & Co Inc decreased Trimble Inc (NASDAQ:TRMB) stake by 60,861 shares to 2.44M valued at $95.69M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Waste Connections Inc stake by 10,310 shares and now owns 1.46 million shares. Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) was reduced too.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 sales for $5.34 million activity. On Wednesday, January 10 SCHREINER GATES CATHLEEN sold $1.24 million worth of Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) or 13,000 shares. LaVay Matthew sold $8,134 worth of stock or 98 shares. 12,000 shares were sold by Anderman Sigmund, worth $1.07 million on Friday, October 20. Corr Jonathan also sold $185,001 worth of Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) on Thursday, September 7. $153,172 worth of Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) was sold by HIRSCH PETER. On Wednesday, August 23 the insider Levinson Marina sold $235,718.