Insider Trade: Huntsman (HUN)’s Exec VP – Strategy & Investment Kimo Esplin Unloaded 34,399 shares; Last Week Southside Bancshares, Inc. (SBSI) Analysts

May 18, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Among 5 analysts covering Southside Bancshares (NASDAQ:SBSI), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Southside Bancshares had 10 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $38.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 1. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of SBSI in report on Tuesday, February 6 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, August 28 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 22 by Piper Jaffray. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. See Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) latest ratings:

06/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $38.0 Maintain

Since December 15, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 1 sale for $94,373 activity. Another trade for 3,250 shares valued at $113,360 was bought by SHAMBURGER JULIE. $4,503 worth of Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) shares were bought by Garrett John Robert. $26,394 worth of Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) was sold by Boyd Peter M.

More important recent Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Southside Bancshares, Inc. Increases and Declares Cash Dividend” on April 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Southside Bancshares’ (SBSI) CEO Lee Gibson on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, Nasdaq.com published: “Southside Bancshares, Inc. to Present at 2018 Gulf South Bank Conference” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Southside Bancshares, Inc. Announces Financial Results for the Three Months Ended March 31, 2018” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $33.9. About 89,270 shares traded. Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) has risen 8.87% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.44, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 11 investors sold Southside Bancshares, Inc. shares while 32 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 14.56 million shares or 1.08% more from 14.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI). Tributary Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 1.27% or 434,128 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn stated it has 96,021 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Dubuque Bank & Trust holds 0.04% or 7,005 shares in its portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Incorporated Md stated it has 23,354 shares. Swiss National Bank has invested 0% in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI). Ameriprise Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI). Pnc Fin Service Group Inc invested in 0% or 2,741 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% of its portfolio in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) for 21,492 shares. Gsa Cap Partners Limited Liability Partnership owns 55,875 shares or 0.11% of their US portfolio. Aqr Capital Limited Liability Corp accumulated 11,809 shares or 0% of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund owns 18,646 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Sei Invests holds 0% of its portfolio in Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBSI) for 22,953 shares. Barclays Public Ltd holds 0% or 4,396 shares. 29 were reported by Parkside National Bank & Trust And.

Southside Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for Southside Bank that provides a range of financial services to individuals, businesses, municipal entities, and nonprofit organizations. The company has market cap of $1.19 billion. The Company’s deposit products include savings, money market, and interest and noninterest bearing checking accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 18.73 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises consumer loans that include 1-4 family residential loans, home equity loans, home improvement loans, automobile loans, and other installment loans; commercial loans, such as short-term working capital loans for inventory and accounts receivable, short and medium-term loans for equipment or other business capital expansion, commercial real estate loans, and municipal loans; and construction loans for 1-4 family residential and commercial real estate.

The stock decreased 1.22% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $32.32. About 2.79 million shares traded. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 26.96% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Huntsman Corporation has $43 highest and $0 lowest target. $33.46’s average target is 3.53% above currents $32.32 stock price. Huntsman Corporation had 43 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Friday, October 27. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 17 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) on Monday, February 12 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Tuesday, October 20 with “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Buy” on Wednesday, December 13. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, October 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 19 report. The company was maintained on Monday, February 26 by SunTrust. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, April 3.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.27, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 39 investors sold Huntsman Corporation shares while 107 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 170.92 million shares or 7.26% more from 159.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Qs Limited Liability Company reported 0.04% stake. Wall Street Access Asset Management Lc has invested 1.37% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Amalgamated Comml Bank has 0.04% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 39,304 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Symphony Asset Mngmt Limited holds 0.09% or 27,767 shares. Scopus Asset Limited Partnership accumulated 376,451 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 2.61 million shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Cibc Asset Inc reported 8,093 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 342,383 were reported by Ameriprise. Moreover, Millennium Management Lc has 0.3% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Regentatlantic Capital Ltd Liability Co invested in 20,808 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Cap One Association owns 69,863 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Korea Inv, a Korea-based fund reported 134,500 shares. 76,393 are owned by Atlantic Trust Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company. Eagle Glob Lc stated it has 0.01% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN).

More news for Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Huntsman International: A Catalyst for 25%+ Appreciation” on May 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Highlights from Appaloosa’s Q1” and published on May 15, 2018 is yet another important article.

Huntsman Corporation, through its subsidiary, Huntsman International LLC, makes and sells differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.73 billion. The firm operates in five divisions: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. It has a 12.39 P/E ratio. The Polyurethanes segment offers polyurethane chemicals, including methyl diphenyl diisocyanate, propylene oxide, polyols, propylene glycol, thermoplastic polyurethane, aniline, and methyl tertiary-butyl ether products.

Kimo Esplin; that is an insider in Huntsman Corp who is the most recent to sell shares in the corporation for which he is for the time being a Exec VP – Strategy & Investment. Kimo recently unloaded some 34,399 shares of the company, with market value of roughly $1,094,397 USD, that is a price for each share of approximately $31.8. Kimo Esplin presently has 398,973 shares which make up roughly 0.17% of the Utah-based company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).

Analysts await Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.82 earnings per share, down 3.53% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.85 per share. HUN’s profit will be $196.12 million for 9.85 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.96 actual earnings per share reported by Huntsman Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.58% negative EPS growth.

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