Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) Q2 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

September 27, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH)  Q2 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Sentiment for Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH)

Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) institutional sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.04 in 2017Q1. The ratio is more positive, as 69 investment managers increased and opened new equity positions, while 66 trimmed and sold positions in Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 74.01 million shares, down from 74.52 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 53 Increased: 51 New Position: 18.

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. is the bank holding firm of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company. The company has market cap of $1.35 billion. The Firm offers private banking and wealth management services to high net worth individuals, families, businesses and select institutions. It has a 20.1 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Private Banking, Wealth Management and Trust, Investment Management and Wealth Advisory.

The stock increased 1.91% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $16. About shares traded. Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) has risen 23.13% since September 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.43% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) to release earnings on October, 19. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.23, up exactly $0.01 or 4.55 % from 2014’s $0.22 EPS. The expected BPFH’s profit could reach $19.41 million giving the stock 17.39 P/E in the case that $0.23 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.27 EPS for the previous quarter, Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc’s analysts now forecast -14.81 % negative EPS growth.

Signia Capital Management Llc holds 2.48% of its portfolio in Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc for 152,379 shares. Banc Funds Co Llc owns 1.73 million shares or 1.21% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Mendon Capital Advisors Corp has 1.13% invested in the company for 922,986 shares. The Maryland-based Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc has invested 0.72% in the stock. Heartland Advisors Inc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 667,473 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $139,180 activity.

Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Boston Private Financial Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Boston Private Financial Holdings, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $11 while the high is $1700. The stock’s average target of $13.36 is -16.50% below today’s ($16) share price. BPFH was included in 15 notes of analysts from July 17, 2015. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 8. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, September 15 with “Hold”. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 29. The stock of Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies. Jefferies downgraded Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) on Monday, November 28 to “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, September 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, October 23.

More important recent Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Boston Private Appoints Jeffrey Dickinson Team Leader for Specialty Lending” on September 19, 2017, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Boston Private Appoints Luis A. Ubiñas to Its Board of Directors”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Boston Private Financial Holdings’ (BPFH) CEO Clayton Deutsch on Q1 2017 …” on April 27, 2017. More interesting news about Boston Private Financial Hldg Inc (NASDAQ:BPFH) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Maria Pineda Appointed Residential Loan Officer for Boston Private” with publication date: September 21, 2017.

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