Insider Trading: David Williams Acquired 5,000 Shares of Regis (RGS); 0 Analysts Bullish Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (CBSH)

February 12, 2018 - By John Hoffman

Among 8 analysts covering Commerce Bancshares (NASDAQ:CBSH), 0 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Commerce Bancshares had 30 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Thursday, October 12, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 11. As per Tuesday, September 20, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, January 19 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, January 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, June 9. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. See Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) latest ratings:

19/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $58.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Sell New Target: $54.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $60.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Sell New Target: $53.0 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Sell New Target: $47.0 Maintain
12/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
10/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $62.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $60.0 Initiate
03/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Sell New Target: $49.0 Maintain

Regis Corp’s director David Williams invested in 5,000 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company in an acquision dated February 12, 2018. These insider shares were acquired at the avg. market share price which was $15.5, for an aggregate purchase of $77,500. Currently, David Williams owns 96,861 shares which are equivalent to around 0.21% of the Company’s market cap (total dollar market value of all company’s outstanding shares).

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.395 during the last trading session, reaching $57.285. About 50,845 shares traded. Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) has risen 19.51% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.81% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 10 investors sold Commerce Bancshares, Inc. shares while 73 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 88 raised stakes. 62.31 million shares or 0.33% less from 62.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ny State Teachers Retirement System owns 160,499 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn has 970,188 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 0% invested in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) for 21,877 shares. Confluence Investment Mgmt owns 283,275 shares or 0.31% of their US portfolio. Cooke Bieler Lp has invested 0.4% of its portfolio in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH). Rafferty Asset Ltd Liability Com owns 17,354 shares. Raymond James And Assoc accumulated 188,471 shares. Moreover, Paloma Management has 0.01% invested in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH). Dynamic Mngmt Limited invested in 0.06% or 3,544 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs stated it has 0.05% in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH). Blb&B Advsrs Ltd Llc has invested 0.12% in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH). Parametric Port Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH). Atwood Palmer reported 0.15% stake. Century Inc reported 0.19% stake. 37,517 are owned by Cornerstone Capital.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Commerce Bank that provides retail, mortgage banking, corporate, investment, trust, and asset management services and products to individuals and businesses. The company has market cap of $6.11 billion. It operates through three divisions: Consumer, Commercial, and Wealth. It has a 19.82 P/E ratio. The Consumer segment offers various banking services and products, including consumer deposits; consumer loans, such as automobile, motorcycle, marine, tractor/trailer, recreational vehicle, fixed rate and revolving home equity, and other consumer loans; real estate loans; indirect and other consumer financing; personal mortgage banking; and consumer debit and credit bank cards, as well as provides online, mobile, and telephone banking services.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $19.69 million activity. The insider KEMPER DAVID W sold $4.50 million. The insider STRANGHOENER V RAYMOND sold 6,399 shares worth $373,700. The insider KEMPER JONATHAN M sold $4.50 million. KIM CHARLES G had sold 6,909 shares worth $405,282. Another trade for 78,359 shares valued at $4.50 million was sold by Kemper John W. PETRIE MICHAEL J sold 1,709 shares worth $100,428. FOSTER SARA E also sold $197,261 worth of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBSH) shares.

Regis Corporation owns, operates, and franchises hairstyling and hair care salons. The company has market cap of $748.53 million. The firm operates through four divisions: North American Value, North American Franchise, North American Premium, and International. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s salons offer haircutting and styling, including shampooing and conditioning; custom styling, cutting, and hair coloring, as well as professional hair care products; and other services.

Among 4 analysts covering Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Regis Corporation has $18 highest and $15 lowest target. $18’s average target is 12.01% above currents $16.07 stock price. Regis Corporation had 7 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Friday, October 30 by Northcoast. The company was initiated on Wednesday, December 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 1. On Thursday, May 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Underweight”. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 31 by Northcoast. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral” on Thursday, November 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.14, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 7 investors sold Regis Corporation shares while 43 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 44.07 million shares or 0.73% more from 43.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ameritas Invest Prtnrs owns 0% invested in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) for 3,158 shares. Glenmede Tru Com Na holds 0% or 185 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag invested in 0% or 292,560 shares. 2,000 are held by Oakworth Inc. Qs Investors stated it has 42 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Street holds 897,270 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Millennium Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS). Jpmorgan Chase & Communication reported 1.34M shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS). Northern Tru reported 873,616 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0% or 120,648 shares in its portfolio. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability Com reported 3.09 million shares or 0.71% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial owns 58,430 shares. Pnc Service Grp Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) for 1,010 shares. Trexquant Inv L P owns 0.05% invested in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS) for 14,938 shares.