EPS for Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) Expected At $1.45

June 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.47, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Wintrust Financial Corporation shares while 107 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 49.34 million shares or 0.49% less from 49.58 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
State Of Wisconsin Invest Board holds 0.02% or 92,200 shares. Cornerstone Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 16 shares. Piermont Capital Mngmt holds 34,730 shares or 1% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn invested in 0.01% or 261,423 shares. Zeke Cap Advsr Llc holds 3,590 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas holds 0% or 42,086 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Capital Mgmt has 0.32% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Vestor Limited Liability Corporation owns 29,885 shares. Minnesota-based Ameriprise Financial has invested 0.02% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). North Star Invest Mgmt Corp invested 0% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Amalgamated National Bank reported 7,891 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. World Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 2,873 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Principal Financial Grp has invested 0.02% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). 146,777 are held by American Interest Grp Inc. Cetera Advisor Networks Ltd Liability owns 0.02% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 4,293 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 5 selling transactions for $4.35 million activity. STOEHR DAVID L had sold 5,268 shares worth $461,424. Shares for $1.24M were sold by WEHMER EDWARD J. MURPHY RICHARD B sold $1.53M worth of stock. 11,235 shares were sold by DYKSTRA DAVID A, worth $983,737 on Monday, January 29.

Analysts expect Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) to report $1.45 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 30.63 % from last quarter’s $1.11 EPS. WTFC’s profit would be $81.61M giving it 16.27 P/E if the $1.45 EPS is correct. After having $1.40 EPS previously, Wintrust Financial Corporation’s analysts see 3.57 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $94.34. About 508,406 shares traded or 30.38% up from the average. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has risen 32.06% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.49% the S&P500.

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Wintrust Financial Corp had 20 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $9600 target in Tuesday, April 17 report. Hovde Group maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, April 17 by Wedbush. FIG Partners upgraded the shares of WTFC in report on Friday, February 9 to “Buy” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) rating on Monday, February 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $100.0 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, April 16. The stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 8. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, April 19. Piper Jaffray maintained Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) rating on Tuesday, April 17. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $9300 target.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides banking and other financial services and products to clients in the Chicago metropolitan area and in southern Wisconsin. The company has market cap of $5.31 billion. It operates in three divisions: Community Banking, Specialty Finance, and Wealth Management. It has a 21.44 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment offers personal and commercial banking services primarily to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units, and institutional customers.

Another recent and important Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “New Research Coverage Highlights Wintrust Financial, InfraREIT, Innophos, Western Gas Equity Partners, LP, Getty …” on May 21, 2018.

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