Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) Forms $25.50 Double Top; Clearbridge Lifted Its Chuys Hldgs (CHUY) Position

January 23, 2018 - By Shannon Black

Clearbridge Llc increased Chuys Hldgs Inc (CHUY) stake by 9.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Clearbridge Llc acquired 41,090 shares as Chuys Hldgs Inc (CHUY)’s stock declined 5.31%. The Clearbridge Llc holds 487,146 shares with $10.25M value, up from 446,056 last quarter. Chuys Hldgs Inc now has $450.75M valuation. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $26.65. About 161,393 shares traded. Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) has declined 10.19% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.89% the S&P500.

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) formed double top with $26.78 target or 5.00% above today’s $25.50 share price. Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) has $164.31M valuation. It closed at $25.5 lastly. It is down 38.19% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.49% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ:MLVF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Malvern Bancorp has $28.5 highest and $17 lowest target. $24.33’s average target is -4.59% below currents $25.5 stock price. Malvern Bancorp had 6 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $28.0 target. The stock of Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 3.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.75 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.36, from 3.11 in 2017Q2. It worsened, 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. Legal & General Pcl stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). The Virginia-based Ejf Limited Liability Co has invested 1.78% in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Macquarie Gru invested 0% in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Morgan Stanley invested in 10,035 shares. Minerva Ltd Llc stated it has 72,860 shares or 1.03% of all its holdings. Geode Cap Mgmt Limited owns 81,435 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 0% stake. State Street Corporation holds 0% or 87,010 shares in its portfolio. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust reported 259,003 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. Comml Bank Of America De reported 336 shares stake. Massachusetts-based Panagora Asset has invested 0% in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Wellington Mngmt Gp Llp holds 105,927 shares. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Com accumulated 35,900 shares. Strs Ohio invested in 1,900 shares. 30,673 are owned by Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag.

Among 9 analysts covering Chuy’s Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CHUY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Chuy’s Holdings Inc had 29 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 3 report. Wedbush upgraded the shares of CHUY in report on Friday, October 9 to “Outperform” rating. Raymond James upgraded Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) rating on Monday, July 17. Raymond James has “Buy” rating and $2900 target. Jefferies maintained Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHUY) on Monday, September 11 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Perform” on Friday, May 19. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 13 report. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. As per Tuesday, September 29, the company rating was initiated by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, June 22 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, November 3 with “Hold”.