Allegiant Bancorp Inc (NYSE:ALLE): Stock Sentiment

May 19, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

 Allegiant Bancorp Inc (NYSE:ALLE): Stock Sentiment

Sentiment for Allegiant Bancorp Inc (NYSE:ALLE)

Allegiant Bancorp Inc (NYSE:ALLE) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2016 Q4. Its down -0.10, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. The ratio dropped, as 153 investment professionals opened new and increased stock positions, while 154 sold and decreased their positions in Allegiant Bancorp Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now possess: 84.18 million shares, up from 83.59 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Allegiant Bancorp Inc in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 48 Reduced: 106 Increased: 99 New Position: 54.

Allegion Public Limited Company is a well-known provider of security products and solutions. The company has market cap of $7.56 billion. The Firm offers a portfolio of mechanical and electronic security products across a range of brands. It has a 31.89 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Americas; Europe, Middle East, India and Africa , and Asia Pacific.

About 776,019 shares traded or 3.20% up from the average. Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Analysts await Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $1.00 EPS, up 1.01 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.99 per share. ALLE’s profit will be $95.62 million for 19.77 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by Allegion PLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 36.99 % EPS growth.

Arrowgrass Capital Partners Llp holds 2.31% of its portfolio in Allegion PLC for 299,759 shares. Axiom International Investors Llc De owns 1.08 million shares or 1.97% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Williams Jones & Associates Llc has 1.88% invested in the company for 1.03 million shares. The Colorado-based Three Peaks Capital Management Llc has invested 1.58% in the stock. Vigilant Capital Management Llc, a Maine-based fund reported 121,425 shares.#img1#

Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 90% of Allegion PLC’s analysts are positive. Out of 10 Wall Street analysts rating Allegion PLC, 9 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $65 while the high is $89. The stock’s average target of $78.67 is -0.49% below today’s ($79.06) share price. ALLE was included in 20 notes of analysts from August 3, 2015. As per Friday, February 12, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole. Berenberg initiated Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Outperform” on Wednesday, September 9. Imperial Capital upgraded Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) on Thursday, January 14 to “Outperform” rating. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 12 by CLSA. Bank of America initiated the shares of ALLE in report on Wednesday, November 18 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, September 23 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. CLSA upgraded Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) on Monday, October 17 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, August 2 to “In-Line”. On Friday, May 5 the stock rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform”.

More recent Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE) news were published by: Twst.com which released: “Allegion plc: Allegion Expands IoT Footprint with New Yonomi Alliance” on May 17, 2017. Also Reuters.com published the news titled: “BRIEF-Allegion Plc says CEO David Petratis’ total 2016 compensation was $7.1 mln” on April 21, 2017. Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Allegion (ALLE) to Report Q1 Earnings: Will it Surprise?” with publication date: April 26, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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