Simmons First National (SFNC) At $58.30 Forms Top; Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) Covered By 3 Bulls

Among 9 analysts covering RBC (TSE:RY), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. RBC had 53 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by IBC with “Outperform”. The stock of Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 27 by TD Securities. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, August 24. The rating was upgraded by IBC on Monday, February 27 to “Market Perform”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 4 by National Bank Canada. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, May 26 by National Bank Canada. The firm has “Buy” rating by TD Securities given on Thursday, December 1. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Monday, February 27 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 21 by Dundee Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Desjardins Securities. See Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) latest ratings:

11/12/2017 Broker: Eight Capital Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $107.00 New Target: $113.00 Upgrade
01/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Old Target: $100.00 New Target: $105.00 Target Up
25/08/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Old Target: $94.20 New Target: $96.00 Target Up
25/08/2017 Broker: Eight Capital Rating: Old Target: $102.00 New Target: $105.00 Target Up
24/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform New Target: $100.00 Maintain
24/08/2017 Broker: National Bank Canada Rating: Sector Perform Old Target: $99.00 New Target: $101.00 Target Down
21/08/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Sector Perform Old Target: $102.00 New Target: $100.00 Downgrade

Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) formed multiple top with $62.38 target or 7.00% above today’s $58.30 share price. Simmons First National Corporation (SFNC) has $2.68B valuation. The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $58.3. About 23,814 shares traded. Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) has risen 13.31% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.39% the S&P500.

Royal Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial service firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $152.99 billion. The firm operates through five divisions: Personal & Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance, Investor & Treasury Services, and Capital Markets. It has a 13.97 P/E ratio. The Personal & Commercial Banking segment engages in the personal and business banking operations, auto financing, and retail investment businesses.

The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $105.56. About 142,210 shares traded. Royal Bank of Canada (TSE:RY) has 0.00% since January 25, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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 has $70.0 highest and $53 lowest target. $62’s average target is 6.35% above currents $58.3 stock price. Simmons First National had 23 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, January 20 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 5 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. Piper Jaffray initiated Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) on Monday, September 21 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) earned “Underperform” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, January 25. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, November 22 by Sandler O’Neill. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wood on Wednesday, June 8. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $9.04 million activity. The insider KIRKLAND CHRISTOPHER R sold $2.76M. 1,200 Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) shares with value of $61,944 were sold by HUNT EUGENE.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.45 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.86, from 1.59 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 8 investors sold Simmons First National Corporation shares while 25 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 18.35 million shares or 7.56% more from 17.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 23,518 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 9,000 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Goldman Sachs invested in 0% or 166,315 shares. Argent Trust Com holds 0.12% or 7,293 shares in its portfolio. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 34,082 shares. Regions Financial reported 16,034 shares stake. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 19,650 shares. Ifrah Svcs reported 4,246 shares stake. 69 are held by Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited. Natixis holds 0.05% or 91,372 shares in its portfolio. Natl Bank Of New York Mellon owns 407,214 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 0.02% stake. Commonwealth Equity Svcs Inc has invested 0.04% in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Arizona State Retirement Systems invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC). Jpmorgan Chase & holds 0% of its portfolio in Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ:SFNC) for 46,635 shares.