Wunderlich Securities Inc decreased its stake in Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) by 64.01% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wunderlich Securities Inc sold 3,585 shares as the company’s stock rose 37.39% with the market. The institutional investor held 2,016 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $380,000, down from 5,601 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wunderlich Securities Inc who had been investing in Palo Alto Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $22.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 2.14% or $5.18 during the last trading session, reaching $237.03. About 951,209 shares traded. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) has risen 39.84% since April 4, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.47% the S&P500. Some Historical PANW News: 12/04/2018 – SAN JUAN, PALO SECO PLANTS OUT OF SERVICE: UTILITY; 14/03/2018 – Palo Alto Networks Announces Intent To Acquire Evident.Io; 07/05/2018 – PINNACLE WEST SAYS PALO VERDE 3 RESTARTS AFTER REFUELING OUTAGE; 12/04/2018 – Sequoia Capital’s Raanan launches cyber-focused fund; 20/04/2018 – S&PGR Ups Rtg To ‘A-‘ Fm ‘BBB’ On Palo Alto, CA Sp Tx Rev Bnds; 26/03/2018 – PALO ALTO NETWORKS CLOSES PURCHASE OF EVIDENT.IO; 02/04/2018 – USGS: M 2.5 – 2km SSW of Palo Cedro, CA; 17/04/2018 – Palo Alto Networks Earns Recommended Rating for Traps Advanced Endpoint Protection Offering in NSS Labs Report; 04/05/2018 – The Famous Soccer Player Hiding Out in a Bakery in Palo Alto; 22/04/2018 – DJ Palo Alto Networks Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PANW)
Ironwood Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Banc Of California Inc (BANC) by 45.35% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ironwood Investment Management Llc sold 33,777 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.20% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 40,698 shares of the finance company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $542,000, down from 74,475 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ironwood Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Banc Of California Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $729.47M market cap company. The stock increased 1.69% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $14.4. About 150,013 shares traded. Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) has declined 12.88% since April 4, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.25% the S&P500. Some Historical BANC News: 13/04/2018 – 1 Discovery documents point to undisclosed $BANC DOJ investigation; 28/03/2018 – Banc of California Announces Hiring of Leticia Aguilar as Executive Vice President, Community Banking; 29/03/2018 – Banc of California Announces Key Additions to Commercial Deposit and Treasury Management Team; 19/04/2018 – Los Angeles Football Club Selects Appetize To Innovate Food And Beverage Sales At Brand New Banc Of California Stadium; 11/05/2018 – Ejf Capital Buys New 1.2% Position in Banc of California; 20/03/2018 – Banc of California Announces Comml and Private Banking Expansion in San Diego; 11/04/2018 – LAFC Engages ABM for Grand Opening and Ongoing Maintenance of Banc of California Stadium; 09/05/2018 – Banc of California Announces Expansion of Entertainment and Sports Banking Groups within Private Banking Division; 27/04/2018 – Banc of California: Believe Loan Involved Isolated Event of External Fraud; 13/04/2018 – 2 Undisclosed $BANC Money laundering issues? Docs suggest they retained AML remediation expert Dominion Advisory to communicate with investigators
Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.28, from 1.02 in 2018Q3. It increased, as 17 investors sold BANC shares while 44 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 51.34 million shares or 6.39% less from 54.85 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. 42 are held by Tci Wealth Advisors. Mendon Capital Advsrs holds 441,306 shares. The New York-based Second Curve Capital Llc has invested 11.53% in Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC). Wisconsin-based Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Com has invested 0% in Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC). Gator Cap Limited Com has 21,000 shares for 0.43% of their portfolio. California Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC). Raymond James holds 0% or 40,397 shares in its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 9,170 shares stake. Howe And Rusling stated it has 172 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Automobile Association stated it has 656,363 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. 40,600 are owned by New York State Common Retirement Fund. Morgan Stanley reported 0% of its portfolio in Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC). 13,727 are owned by Metropolitan Life. Goldman Sachs Group Inc has 248,790 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 16,023 shares stake.
More news for Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Associated Bank Selects Paycor as Preferred HR and Payroll Provider for Its Business Customers – GlobeNewswire” on April 04, 2019. Ocbj.com‘s article titled: “Midday Stock Roundup – Orange County Business Journal” and published on March 06, 2019 is yet another important article.
Analysts await Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.25 EPS, up 400.00% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.05 per share. BANC’s profit will be $12.66M for 14.40 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.05 actual EPS reported by Banc of California, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 400.00% EPS growth.
Since November 2, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $104,993 activity. The insider Smith Michael Alan bought $75,900. $31,220 worth of Banc of California, Inc. (NYSE:BANC) shares were bought by Curran Mary A.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.23, from 1.31 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 74 investors sold PANW shares while 180 reduced holdings. 87 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 70.97 million shares or 2.93% less from 73.11 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Wafra Inc reported 38,865 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. Kbc Group Inc Nv has 105,308 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Quantum Mngmt reported 0.13% of its portfolio in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW). 450 are owned by North Star Inv Corporation. Gulf Intl Bancorp (Uk) holds 20,823 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Stephens Ar holds 6,086 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 17,172 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Howe And Rusling Inc holds 0.01% or 280 shares in its portfolio. Hillsdale Invest Inc has invested 0.04% in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW). Asset Mngmt One Comm Limited owns 0.07% invested in Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) for 155,922 shares. Cumberland Prtn has 1,400 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Advisors stated it has 3,455 shares. Forbes J M & Company Llp invested in 1.16% or 26,117 shares. Rothschild Invest Il owns 33,370 shares. Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.16% or 12,000 shares.
Wunderlich Securities Inc, which manages about $1.08 billion and $476.87M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Unitedhealth Group (NYSE:UNH) by 5,366 shares to 7,051 shares, valued at $1.76 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Spdr S&P Midcap 400 Etf (MDY) by 3,644 shares in the quarter, for a total of 6,777 shares, and has risen its stake in Vanguard Intermediate (BIV).
Analysts await Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE:PANW) to report earnings on June, 3. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, up 400.00% or $0.20 from last year’s $-0.05 per share. PANW’s profit will be $14.06 million for 395.05 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual earnings per share reported by Palo Alto Networks, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -40.00% negative EPS growth.