Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF)?

January 14, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

 Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF)?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.75 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.36, from 3.11 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 2 investors sold Malvern Bancorp, Inc. shares while 10 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 15 raised stakes. 4.35 million shares or 49.65% less from 8.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Amer Int holds 0% or 4,308 shares. Minerva Limited Co holds 72,860 shares or 1.03% of its portfolio. Northern Trust has 67,153 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 12,613 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc invested 0% of its portfolio in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Banc Funds Limited Liability Company reported 0.68% stake. Wellington Mngmt Grp Llp reported 0% of its portfolio in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Moreover, Nationwide Fund has 0% invested in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Tru stated it has 259,003 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. Moreover, Creative Planning has 0% invested in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) for 10,000 shares. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% of its portfolio in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) for 81,364 shares. Seidman Lawrence B has 454,761 shares for 8.59% of their portfolio. 1,900 are held by Strs Ohio. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag invested in 0% or 30,673 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF).

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ:MLVF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Malvern Bancorp had 6 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy”. The stock of Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Sandler O’Neill. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. Below is a list of Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) latest ratings and price target changes.

03/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $28.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $28.5 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $25.6. About 2,232 shares traded. Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) has risen 38.19% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.49% the S&P500.

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Malvern Federal Savings Bank that provides various banking services and products to consumer and business clients in Pennsylvania. The company has market cap of $164.95 million. The firm offers checking accounts, retirement accounts, money market accounts, time and savings accounts, interest and non-interest bearing accounts, NOW accounts, and CDARS/ICS reciprocal deposits; and debit and credit card, wire transfer, automated teller, Internet banking, ACH origination, safe deposit box, telephone banking, and mobile banking services. It has a 28.44 P/E ratio. It also provides residential mortgage loans, such as one class and one-to four-family first lien residential mortgage loans; residential and commercial construction loans, and land loans; commercial loans, including commercial real estate loans, multi-family real estate loans, industrial loans, and commercial business loans; and consumer loans, such as home equity lines of credit, second mortgage loans, and unsecured consumer lines of credit.

More notable recent Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Malvern Bancorp, Inc. Appoints Experienced Fund Manager to its Board” on June 29, 2016, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Malvern Bancorp, Inc. Announces Private Placement of $25 Million of …” published on February 08, 2017, Gurufocus.com published: “Malvern Bancorp Inc (MLVF) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on September …” on December 29, 2017. More interesting news about Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Malvern Bancorp, Inc., Receives National Recognition Award from Sandler O …” published on September 26, 2017 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Form 8-K MALVERN BANCORP, INC. For: Dec 28” with publication date: January 03, 2018.

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