Denny's (DENN) Reaches $14.90 High on Jan, 14; Citizens & Northern (CZNC) Has 1.72 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By Vivian Park

The stock of Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) reached all time high today, Jan, 14 and still has $16.24 target or 9.00% above today’s $14.90 share price. This indicates more upside for the $972.71 million company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $16.24 PT is reached, the company will be worth $87.54 million more. The stock increased 3.19% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $14.9. About 944,636 shares traded or 227.21% up from the average. Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) has risen 9.81% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.89% the S&P500.

Citizens & Northern Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for Citizens & Northern Bank that provides a range of banking and mortgage services to individual and corporate clients in North Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York. The company has market cap of $299.35 million. The firm offers deposit products, including various types of checking accounts, passbook and statement savings accounts, money market accounts, interest checking accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposits, as well as non-insured Repo Sweep accounts. It has a 19.02 P/E ratio. It also provides loans comprising mortgage loans, commercial loans, and consumer loans, as well as specialized instruments, such as commercial letters-of-credit.

Denny??s Corporation, through its subsidiary, Denny??s, Inc., owns and operates full-service restaurant chains under the Denny??s brand. The company has market cap of $972.71 million. As of June 28, 2017, it operated 1,724 franchised, licensed, and firm operated restaurants worldwide, including 125 restaurants in Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, New Zealand, Honduras, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines, Guam, Cura??ao ,and El Salvador. It has a 28.38 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as Advantica Restaurant Group, Inc. and changed its name to Denny??s Corporation in 2002.

Among 4 analysts covering Denny’s Co. (NASDAQ:DENN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Denny’s Co. had 13 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush maintained the shares of DENN in report on Tuesday, May 3 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was initiated by Nomura on Wednesday, April 20 with “Neutral”. Longbow maintained Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) on Friday, August 21 with “Positive” rating. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Monday, August 24 by Longbow. Stephens maintained Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) on Tuesday, January 12 with “Equal-Weight” rating. As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 4 report. Wedbush maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $15 target in Saturday, August 29 report. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, August 11 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.16, from 0.63 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 12 investors sold Denny's Corporation shares while 45 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 56.98 million shares or 3.19% less from 58.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 6,848 are owned by Tower Cap Limited Liability (Trc). Aperio Grp Limited Liability Corporation owns 40,612 shares for 0% of their portfolio. New Jersey-based Prudential Fincl has invested 0% in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). Gabelli Funds Limited Com has 0.02% invested in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). Prelude Cap Ltd accumulated 27,548 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) for 2,645 shares. Panagora Asset Management owns 670,402 shares. Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) for 18,768 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md holds 0.02% or 9.87M shares in its portfolio. Sei reported 116 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New York-based New York State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). Moreover, 1832 Asset Limited Partnership has 0.04% invested in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). The California-based First Quadrant L P Ca has invested 0.01% in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). California Public Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN). Wells Fargo Company Mn has 0.02% invested in Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN).

Analysts await Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.14 earnings per share, down 17.65% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.17 per share. DENN’s profit will be $9.14M for 26.61 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by Denny's Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Since August 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $419,018 activity. On Wednesday, September 13 the insider Dunn Stephen C. sold $60,765. WOLFINGER F MARK sold $201,575 worth of Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN) on Wednesday, December 13.

The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $24.54. About 19,162 shares traded or 7.66% up from the average. Citizens & Northern Corporation (CZNC) has risen 11.90% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.80% the S&P500.

Citizens & Northern Corp holds 4.44% of its portfolio in Citizens & Northern Corporation for 237,457 shares. Minerva Advisors Llc owns 42,900 shares or 0.56% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cordasco Financial Network has 0.38% invested in the company for 14,000 shares. The Maryland-based Park Circle Co has invested 0.28% in the stock. Hudock Capital Group Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 18,636 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $782,960 activity.

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