ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (SFBS) At $43.13 Forms Top; Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV)’s Sentiment Is 1.44

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Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (HOV) investors sentiment increased to 1.44 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.46, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 59 institutional investors increased or started new positions, while 41 reduced and sold their holdings in Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 60.69 million shares, up from 46.83 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Hovnanian Enterprises Inc in top ten positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 13 Reduced: 28 Increased: 32 New Position: 27.

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (SFBS) formed multiple top with $45.29 target or 5.00% above today’s $43.13 share price. ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (SFBS) has $2.29 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.12% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $43.13. About 135,546 shares traded. ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFBS) has risen 15.16% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.61% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFBS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. ServisFirst Bancshares has $63 highest and $37 lowest target. $42.25’s average target is -2.04% below currents $43.13 stock price. ServisFirst Bancshares had 13 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, October 5 by Raymond James. The stock of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFBS) earned “Hold” rating by Hovde Group on Tuesday, January 23. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, October 18. The stock of ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFBS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 1 by Sandler O’Neill. Hovde Group downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Friday, November 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Tuesday, January 23. Stephens maintained the shares of SFBS in report on Wednesday, July 19 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Hovde Group with “Underperform” on Tuesday, January 31. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by Sandler O’Neill. Raymond James upgraded ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFBS) rating on Tuesday, August 25. Raymond James has “Outperform” rating and $43.0 target.

The stock increased 0.99% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.04. About 836,094 shares traded. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) has declined 15.56% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.11% the S&P500.

Dudley & Shanley Llc holds 0.97% of its portfolio in Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. for 1.29 million shares. Tricadia Capital Management Llc owns 403,401 shares or 0.65% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lucus Advisors Llc has 0.63% invested in the company for 128,174 shares. The New Jersey-based Lucas Capital Management has invested 0.6% in the stock. Anchorage Capital Group L.L.C., a New York-based fund reported 2.38 million shares.

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