EPS for Wintrust Financial Corp (WTFC) Expected At $1.07

September 17, 2017 - By reb123z

 EPS for Wintrust Financial Corp (WTFC) Expected At $1.07
Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.13, from 1.16 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 18 investors sold Wintrust Financial Corp shares while 81 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 46.83 million shares or 0.73% less from 47.17 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Suntrust Banks Inc owns 7,339 shares. 80,029 were reported by Nationwide Fund Advsrs. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc has 0.05% invested in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 128,226 shares. Clark Mgmt Grp Inc reported 24,050 shares. Brant Point Invest Management Limited Liability Co stated it has 31,800 shares. Price T Rowe Inc Md holds 0.01% or 920,974 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Kennedy Capital Management Incorporated has 0.27% invested in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 216,769 shares. Blackrock Limited Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 170,353 shares. Calvert Inv Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.01% or 3,703 shares in its portfolio. Allianz Asset Mngmt Ag has invested 0% in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC). Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC). Blair William Il has 0.02% invested in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC). Foundry Ptnrs Limited Liability Company, a Minnesota-based fund reported 250,572 shares. Trust Company Of Toledo Na Oh has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 69,050 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) to report earnings on October, 16. They expect $1.07 earnings per share, up 16.30 % or $0.15 from last year’s $0.92 per share. WTFC’s profit will be $59.77 million for 16.52 P/E if the $1.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by Wintrust Financial Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.60 % negative EPS growth. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.26 on September 15, reaching $70.71. About 578,416 shares traded or 127.99% up from the average. Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) has risen 36.64% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.94% the S&P500.

Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Wintrust Financial (NASDAQ:WTFC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Wintrust Financial had 19 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, June 9. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. The stock of Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, August 21. On Wednesday, August 24 the stock rating was initiated by Hovde Group with “Market Perform”. Piper Jaffray maintained Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) on Friday, September 1 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 11 report. Zacks upgraded Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) on Thursday, September 3 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Wednesday, January 20. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Wintrust Financial Corporation is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $3.95 billion. The Firm conducts its businesses through three divisions: community banking, specialty finance and wealth management. It has a 17.84 P/E ratio. The Firm offers community banking services to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units and institutional clients.

More notable recent Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Wintrust Financial Corporation to Present at RBC Capital Markets Financial …” on February 23, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Mandatory Conversion of 5.00% Non …” published on April 17, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Wintrust Financial Enters Oversold Territory (WTFC)” on September 07, 2017. More interesting news about Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release …” published on March 30, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Cash Dividend” with publication date: October 27, 2016.

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