Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) At $29.20 Forms Top; Ardsley Advisory Partners Lowered Its United Rentals (URI) Position

March 21, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) formed multiple top with $31.54 target or 8.00% above today’s $29.20 share price. Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) has $842.45M valuation. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $29.2. About 44,475 shares traded. Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) has risen 55.26% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.56% the S&P500.

Ardsley Advisory Partners decreased United Rentals Inc (URI) stake by 6.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ardsley Advisory Partners sold 5,000 shares as United Rentals Inc (URI)’s stock declined 12.64%. The Ardsley Advisory Partners holds 75,000 shares with $10.41 million value, down from 80,000 last quarter. United Rentals Inc now has $15.63B valuation. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $185.16. About 1.04M shares traded. United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has risen 71.76% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.06% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. United Rentals Inc. had 76 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, January 26. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, January 16. The company was maintained on Friday, January 26 by UBS. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Goldman Sachs. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, July 19. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research. On Monday, July 17 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by Buckingham Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 17.

Analysts await United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $2.43 earnings per share, up 49.08% or $0.80 from last year’s $1.63 per share. URI’s profit will be $205.16M for 19.05 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.34 actual earnings per share reported by United Rentals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.25% negative EPS growth.

Ardsley Advisory Partners increased I D Systems Inc (NASDAQ:IDSY) stake by 214,280 shares to 478,301 valued at $3.59 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Green Plains Inc (NASDAQ:GPRE) stake by 320,000 shares and now owns 565,000 shares. First Solar Inc (Put) (NASDAQ:FSLR) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 39 investors sold URI shares while 183 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 167 raised stakes. 74.23 million shares or 2.10% less from 75.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Quantitative Systematic Strategies has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Wesbanco State Bank Inc invested in 20,804 shares or 0.15% of the stock. Reliance Tru Of Delaware has invested 0.04% in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI). Marietta Invest Partners Ltd holds 0.89% or 21,321 shares. Etrade Capital Mgmt Lc has 1,547 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Yhb Inv has 16,251 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. North Star Inv Mgmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 450 shares. Fmr Llc accumulated 4.05M shares or 0.07% of the stock. Numeric Limited invested in 11,300 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Parkside Bancorp And Tru reported 61 shares. 75,000 were reported by Ardsley Advisory Prtn. Chicago Equity Limited Liability Corporation owns 102,415 shares for 0.45% of their portfolio. Barclays Plc holds 0.01% or 57,041 shares. Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) Sa holds 0.1% or 7,650 shares in its portfolio. Bremer Tru Natl Association owns 0.65% invested in United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) for 16,930 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.22, from 2.26 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 6 investors sold Guaranty Bancorp shares while 17 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 20.29 million shares or 2.45% more from 19.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Company Can holds 0% or 2,600 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 0% or 56,572 shares in its portfolio. Jefferies Grp Limited Com has invested 0% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership stated it has 12,506 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Fj Capital Management Ltd reported 836,000 shares. Banc Funds Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.23% invested in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) for 181,802 shares. Moreover, Price T Rowe Md has 0.01% invested in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) for 1.87M shares. Broadview Advsrs Llc has 298,742 shares for 1.21% of their portfolio. Eam Investors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.19% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Atlantic Gp Lc accumulated 0.01% or 77,810 shares. Barclays Public Limited holds 1,799 shares. 7,958 are held by Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited. Moreover, Principal Financial has 0.01% invested in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) for 233,965 shares. Goldman Sachs holds 0.01% or 843,144 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Financial Corporation invested in 18,791 shares or 0% of the stock.

Analysts await Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.45 earnings per share, up 28.57% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.35 per share. GBNK’s profit will be $12.98 million for 16.22 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by Guaranty Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.76% EPS growth.

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