Maltese Capital Management LLC Increases Holding in Eagle Bancorp INC Md (EGBN)

September 17, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 1 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 11 investors sold EGBN shares while 48 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 22.57 million shares or 2.91% more from 21.93 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Epoch Invest Prtnrs Incorporated accumulated 125,993 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 0% invested in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) for 46,090 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Limited Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN). Bb&T reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN). Brown Advisory has 160,249 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Carroll Assoc holds 0% or 530 shares. Tower Rech Cap (Trc) stated it has 1,263 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The California-based Aperio Gru Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN). Personal Capital owns 34,181 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. California Employees Retirement System has 0% invested in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) for 37,290 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors has invested 0.01% in Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN). 35 are owned by Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd Company. 274,490 were accumulated by Banc Funds Limited Com. Legal And General Gp Public Ltd Co invested in 0% or 11,123 shares. Chevy Chase Hldgs owns 94,535 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio.

Since April 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $1.37 million activity. $290,131 worth of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) shares were sold by LANGMEAD JAMES H. $317,298 worth of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) was sold by Goodman Harvey Michael on Friday, June 9. Weinstein Leland M sold $247,613 worth of stock or 3,932 shares.

Maltese Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Eagle Bancorp Inc Md (EGBN) by 179.51% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Maltese Capital Management Llc bought 352,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.03% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 548,400 shares of the finance company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $33.43 million, up from 196,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Maltese Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Eagle Bancorp Inc Md for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.17B market cap company. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.55 on September 15, reaching $63.6. About 243,399 shares traded or 157.99% up from the average. Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) has risen 15.46% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500.

Maltese Capital Management Llc, which manages about $1.71 billion and $1.11B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Synovus Finl Corp (NYSE:SNV) by 185,000 shares to 125,000 shares, valued at $5.14M in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) by 100,200 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 24,800 shares, and cut its stake in Territorial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:TBNK).

More news for Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Eagle Bancorp (EGBN) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA” on September 07, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “4 Reasons to Buy Eagle Bancorp (EGBN) Stock Right Now” and published on August 28, 2017 is yet another important article.

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Eagle Bancorp (NASDAQ:EGBN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Eagle Bancorp has $6500 highest and $50 lowest target. $59.67’s average target is -6.18% below currents $63.6 stock price. Eagle Bancorp had 6 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood with “Buy”. The stock of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, July 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 9. As per Thursday, July 23, the company rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the shares of EGBN in report on Wednesday, December 2 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Friday, August 4.

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