Beacon Financial Group Has Trimmed By $343,064 Its Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR) Position; Profile of 7 Analysts Covering PacWest Bancorp (PACW)

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Beacon Financial Group decreased Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR) stake by 4.01% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group sold 4,636 shares as Lamar Advertising Co (LAMR)’s stock declined 14.36%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 111,055 shares with $8.25 million value, down from 115,691 last quarter. Lamar Advertising Co now has $6.10 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.45% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $62.1. About 629,832 shares traded. Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) has declined 16.07% since April 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.62% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Pacwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Pacwest Bancorp has $62.0 highest and $41 lowest target. $54.04’s average target is 11.91% above currents $48.29 stock price. Pacwest Bancorp had 44 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 4. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Tuesday, November 28 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, December 21 by Wells Fargo. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 14 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Monday, December 11 by FBR Capital. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Strong Buy” rating in Thursday, April 6 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 3. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $59.0 target. See PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) latest ratings:

29/03/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0000 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $62.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $55.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $60.5 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $54.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 2.50% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $48.29. About 1.16 million shares traded or 42.83% up from the average. PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) has declined 4.60% since April 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.15% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.44 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold PacWest Bancorp shares while 84 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 107.44 million shares or 2.56% more from 104.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Liberty Mutual Asset Management Inc has 0.05% invested in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Bartlett And Limited Company owns 1,330 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 0% in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Gsa Capital Ptnrs Llp accumulated 64,754 shares or 0.2% of the stock. Moody Retail Bank Trust Division holds 0.02% or 7,350 shares in its portfolio. Fuller And Thaler Asset reported 0% of its portfolio in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Atwood And Palmer reported 7,750 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.04% stake. Riverhead Management Ltd Liability stated it has 0.04% in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Ledyard Bankshares invested 1.22% of its portfolio in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 100,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 1,011 are owned by Advisory Service Network Lc. Comerica Incorporated owns 56,437 shares. Lincoln National accumulated 0.04% or 25,782 shares. Jcsd Capital Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 69,004 shares.

PacWest Bancorp operates as the holding firm for Pacific Western Bank, a state chartered bank that provides commercial banking services and products. The company has market cap of $6.07 billion. The firm accepts demand, money market, and time deposits. It has a 16.61 P/E ratio. It also provides real estate loans to professional developers and real estate investors for the acquisition, refinancing, and construction of commercial real estate properties; cash flow loans to finance business acquisitions and recapitalization activities; small business administration loans; asset loans for working capital needs; venture capital loans to support the start-up activities of entrepreneurial companies; and equipment-secured loans and leases.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.50, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 29 investors sold LAMR shares while 105 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 81.15 million shares or 1.28% less from 82.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Rafferty Asset Llc reported 18,084 shares. 22,025 are held by Insurance Tx. Bank & Trust Of America De accumulated 584,759 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Utah Retirement System holds 0.03% or 19,958 shares in its portfolio. Peak6 Investments Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). First Manhattan Com holds 0.01% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) or 36,592 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd reported 28,700 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems, California-based fund reported 211,604 shares. Regent Investment Mngmt Limited Liability has 8,765 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards Company invested in 449 shares. Clark Mgmt Gp reported 0.63% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Point72 Asset LP holds 219,440 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Aurora Investment Counsel reported 1.36% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT). Creative Planning owns 3,847 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The accumulated 0.01% or 140,808 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Lamar Advertising has $82 highest and $57 lowest target. $69.60’s average target is 12.08% above currents $62.1 stock price. Lamar Advertising had 21 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, July 26. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, August 6. Morgan Stanley maintained Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) on Monday, September 18 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Gabelli given on Friday, July 22. On Wednesday, February 24 the stock rating was maintained by M Partners with “Neutral”. On Wednesday, February 24 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Neutral”. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of LAMR in report on Monday, September 21 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Tuesday, December 8. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets on Thursday, November 5 with “Hold”. The stock of Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:REIT) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, March 8 by M Partners.

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