Flushing Financial (FFIC) Is At $26.38 Formed Wedge; Zillow Group – Class C Capital Stock (Z) Sellers Decreased By 5% Their Shorts

May 17, 2018 - By rebbecca

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Zillow Group Inc – Class C Capital Stock (NASDAQ:Z) had a decrease of 5% in short interest. Z’s SI was 15.42 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 5% from 16.23 million shares previously. With 1.35 million avg volume, 11 days are for Zillow Group Inc – Class C Capital Stock (NASDAQ:Z)’s short sellers to cover Z’s short positions. The SI to Zillow Group Inc – Class C Capital Stock’s float is 12.75%. The stock increased 1.73% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $53. About 1.32 million shares traded. Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) has risen 58.64% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.09% the S&P500.

Flushing Financial Corporation (FFIC) formed wedge down with $25.32 target or 4.00% below today’s $26.38 share price. Flushing Financial Corporation (FFIC) has $753.05M valuation. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $26.38. About 55,283 shares traded. Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has risen 2.88% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.67% the S&P500.

Analysts await Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, up 4.35% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.46 per share. FFIC’s profit will be $13.70M for 13.74 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual earnings per share reported by Flushing Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 29.73% EPS growth.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $148,200 activity. 500 shares were bought by Cullen Susan, worth $12,754 on Tuesday, May 1. The insider Obrien Donna M sold 6,000 shares worth $166,380.

Among 5 analysts covering Flushing Financial (NASDAQ:FFIC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Flushing Financial has $34.5 highest and $2800 lowest target. $30.25’s average target is 14.67% above currents $26.38 stock price. Flushing Financial had 18 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of FFIC in report on Monday, February 26 with “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Thursday, October 29 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 11 by Gabelli. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, August 31. Gabelli initiated the shares of FFIC in report on Wednesday, June 29 with “Buy” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $2800 target in Thursday, July 13 report. Gabelli upgraded the shares of FFIC in report on Thursday, April 26 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 15. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3000 target in Tuesday, August 8 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.45, from 1.45 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 9 investors sold Flushing Financial Corporation shares while 31 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 22.21 million shares or 0.14% less from 22.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Aqr Management Limited Liability Co reported 0% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Denali Advsr Ltd invested in 0% or 208 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur New York reported 9,526 shares. Gabelli Funds owns 0.09% invested in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) for 537,093 shares. Moreover, Hennessy Advisors has 0.21% invested in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). 55 are owned by Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada. Los Angeles Capital Mngmt Equity Research invested in 0.01% or 40,387 shares. Parametric Port Limited Com holds 0% or 141,601 shares in its portfolio. Highlander Lc holds 0.02% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) or 1,000 shares. Moreover, Ubs Asset Management Americas has 0% invested in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) for 9,167 shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association has invested 0.02% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Liability stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Tiaa Cref Investment holds 0% or 89,256 shares in its portfolio. 380,122 were reported by Jpmorgan Chase And Com. Boston Prtnrs invested in 235,244 shares.

More recent Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Zillow: Higher Revenues, With Higher Losses” on May 11, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Zillow: Stay The Course” on May 08, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Zillow Group, Inc. Stock Gave Up 10% Last Month” with publication date: May 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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