Insider Transaction: Robert Ross Invested in 1 Shares of Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (CBAN); Fiserv (FISV)’s Sentiment Is 0.73

January 9, 2018 - By Shannon Black

Colony Bankcorp Inc major shareholder and an insider Robert Ross recently bought 1 company shares with a grand total value of $15 at an average price per share of $14.6. Robert Ross currently has 512 shares or 10%+ of Colony Bankcorp Inc’s market cap.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. The company has market cap of $28.10 billion. The companyÂ’s Payments and Industry Products segment provides debit and credit card processing and services; electronic bill payment and presentment services; Internet and mobile banking software and services; person-to-person payment services; and other electronic payments software and services. It has a 32.13 P/E ratio. This segment also offers card and print personalization services; investment account processing services for separately managed accounts; and fraud and risk management services and products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.60, from 1.6 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 2 investors sold Colony Bankcorp, Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 1.26 million shares or 1.18% more from 1.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership invested in 0% or 113,253 shares. Deutsche Bancshares Ag owns 300 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt reported 328 shares. Denali Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 0% or 128 shares. Renaissance Technology Limited Co owns 0% invested in Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAN) for 54,000 shares. 10,272 were accumulated by Schneider Capital Corporation. Polaris Cap Limited Liability Company owns 372,150 shares. Comml Bank Of America De holds 3,727 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAN) for 1,955 shares. Vanguard Grp reported 82,862 shares. Federated Investors Pa owns 635 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Eidelman Virant Capital owns 44,682 shares. 22,868 are owned by Bridgeway Cap Mngmt. Gendell Jeffrey L stated it has 549,869 shares or 0.6% of all its holdings. Blackrock stated it has 0% in Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAN).

Colony Bankcorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Colony Bank that provides banking services and products to commercial and consumer customers. The company has market cap of $123.21 million. It offers various deposit products, including demand, savings, and time deposits. It has a 14.17 P/E ratio. The firm also offers loans to small and medium-sized businesses; residential and commercial construction, and land development loans; commercial real estate loans; commercial loans; agri-business and production loans; residential mortgage loans; home equity loans; and consumer loans.

The stock increased 1.00% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $14.6. About 7,232 shares traded or 145.65% up from the average. Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAN) has risen 45.99% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.29% the S&P500.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 4 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $12,794 activity. HESTER TERRY L also sold $1,376 worth of Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAN) shares. Shares for $15 were bought by Bagwell Lee. Another trade for 5 shares valued at $73 was bought by Hoyle M. Edward Jr. 2 shares were bought by Northcutt Lee A, worth $29 on Friday, December 29. ROSS ROBERT SIDNEY also bought $15 worth of Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAN) on Friday, December 29.

Pittenger & Anderson Inc holds 26.28% of its portfolio in Fiserv, Inc. for 2.25 million shares. Dudley & Shanley Llc owns 181,780 shares or 5.17% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Smith & Howard Wealth Management Llc has 4.97% invested in the company for 81,216 shares. The Idaho-based Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc Id has invested 4.89% in the stock. Marshall & Sullivan Inc Wa, a Washington-based fund reported 38,257 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $8.90 million activity.

Analysts await Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $1.37 earnings per share, up 18.10% or $0.21 from last year’s $1.16 per share. FISV’s profit will be $285.51 million for 24.61 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual earnings per share reported by Fiserv, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.87% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Fiserv’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Fiserv, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $99.75 while the high is $115.0. The stock’s average target of $108.92 is -19.23% below today’s ($134.85) share price. FISV was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform”. Pacific Crest initiated the stock with “Sector Weight” rating in Friday, November 18 report. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Outperform” on Friday, September 9.