Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Worsens in 2019 Q2

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Sentiment for Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF)

Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2019 Q2. Its down -0.13, from 1.32 in 2019Q1. The ratio worsened, as 117 active investment managers opened new and increased holdings, while 98 cut down and sold their holdings in Stifel Financial Corp. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 58.28 million shares, down from 59.26 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Stifel Financial Corp in their top 10 holdings was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number . Sold All: 16 Reduced: 82 Increased: 77 New Position: 40.

Stifel Financial Corp., a financial services and bank holding company, provides retail and institutional wealth management, and investment banking services to individual investors, firms, municipalities, and institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. The company has market cap of $4.10 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Global Wealth Management, Institutional Group, and Other. It has a 11.42 P/E ratio. It provides private client services, including securities transaction and financial planning services; institutional equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, and municipal finance; investment banking services, such as mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and private placements; and retail and commercial banking comprising personal and commercial lending programs.

The stock increased 1.06% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $58.98. About 360,567 shares traded. Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) has risen 12.53% since September 12, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.53% the S&P500.

Analysts await Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $1.44 earnings per share, up 6.67 % or $0.09 from last year’s $1.35 per share. SF’s profit will be $100.20M for 10.24 P/E if the $1.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.41 actual earnings per share reported by Stifel Financial Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.13 % EPS growth.

Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc holds 3.09% of its portfolio in Stifel Financial Corp. for 298,137 shares. Hillcrest Asset Management Llc owns 264,070 shares or 2.43% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tributary Capital Management Llc has 2.09% invested in the company for 501,949 shares. The Illinois-based Channing Capital Management Llc has invested 2.06% in the stock. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust, a Missouri-based fund reported 103,369 shares.

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Stifel Financial’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Stifel Financial, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $56 while the high is $65. The stock’s average target of $62 is 5.12% above today’s ($58.98) share price. SF was included in 4 notes of analysts from April 5, 2019. The stock of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) earned “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Monday, April 8. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Friday, April 5.

More notable recent Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) – Yahoo Finance” on June 24, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Stifel Financial Q2 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on July 29, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Stifel Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results NYSE:SF – GlobeNewswire” on October 30, 2018. More interesting news about Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Stifel Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results NYSE:SF – GlobeNewswire” published on April 30, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Stifel Adds Two Biopharma Investment Bankers, Enhancing Premier Healthcare Franchise – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

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