WesBanco, Inc. (WSBC) At $42.12 Forms Top; Astrotech (ASTC) Shorts Increased By 60.96%

February 16, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

WesBanco, Inc. (WSBC) formed multiple top with $43.80 target or 4.00% above today’s $42.12 share price. WesBanco, Inc. (WSBC) has $1.86B valuation. The stock increased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $42.12. About 122,577 shares traded or 3.15% up from the average. WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) has risen 18.72% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.02% the S&P500.

Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) had an increase of 60.96% in short interest. ASTC’s SI was 36,700 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 60.96% from 22,800 shares previously. With 71,300 avg volume, 1 days are for Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC)’s short sellers to cover ASTC’s short positions. The stock decreased 2.64% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $2.95. About 37,197 shares traded. Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) has declined 33.73% since February 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 50.43% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Wesbanco Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Wesbanco Inc. had 18 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Thursday, January 28. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Boenning & Scattergood. As per Friday, September 4, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 2 by DA Davidson. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the shares of WSBC in report on Friday, October 20 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 3 with “Hold”. FBR Capital maintained WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) rating on Thursday, October 27. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $33 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Boenning & Scattergood given on Thursday, April 21. On Tuesday, November 14 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Hold”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.04, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 15 investors sold WesBanco, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 25.44 million shares or 3.12% more from 24.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 95,627 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cwm Limited Liability owns 434 shares. Sg Americas Ltd Liability Com accumulated 9,504 shares. Parkside Bank And holds 175 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Lc invested in 0.01% or 369,298 shares. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated invested in 145,022 shares. Aqr Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0% or 41,094 shares. Rodgers Brothers Inc reported 5,861 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Com holds 0% or 2,524 shares in its portfolio. Dreman Value Management L L C, Florida-based fund reported 873 shares. 11,984 are owned by Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado. Thompson Davis And Inc stated it has 518 shares. Natixis holds 0% of its portfolio in WesBanco, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBC) for 5,232 shares. State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 419,366 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Argi Investment Services Limited Liability Corp stated it has 10,074 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.