Joho Capital Lowered Its Alibaba Group Hldg LTD (BABA) Holding; Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) Sentiment Is 2.26

January 16, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Guaranty Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for Guaranty Bank and Trust Company that provides various banking and other financial services to consumers, and small to medium-sized businesses. The company has market cap of $848.00 million. The firm accepts deposit products, such as demand, interest-bearing demand, NOW, money market, IRA, and time deposits, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 21.8 P/E ratio. It also offers loan products, including commercial, commercial and residential real estate, construction, agriculture, and small business administration loans, as well as installment loans to individuals and other consumer loans that include overdraft protection, lines of credit, and other consumer loans.

Joho Capital Llc decreased Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) stake by 19.08% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Joho Capital Llc sold 229,500 shares as Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA)’s stock rose 22.58%. The Joho Capital Llc holds 973,637 shares with $168.16 million value, down from 1.20 million last quarter. Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd now has $470.65 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.32% or $4.36 during the last trading session, reaching $183.43. About 22.71M shares traded or 16.88% up from the average. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $5.98 million activity.

Castle Creek Capital Partners Iv Lp holds 29.55% of its portfolio in Guaranty Bancorp for 1.45 million shares. Patriot Financial Partners Gp Lp owns 1.89 million shares or 23.64% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Forest Hill Capital Llc has 4.32% invested in the company for 541,833 shares. The Virginia-based Fj Capital Management Llc has invested 2.82% in the stock. Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., a Missouri-based fund reported 257,717 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Guaranty Bancorp’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Guaranty Bancorp, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. GBNK was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 27, 2016. The company was initiated on Thursday, April 13 by Piper Jaffray. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 27 report.

The stock increased 0.17% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $29. About 105,521 shares traded or 7.53% up from the average. Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) has risen 55.26% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.56% the S&P500.

Analysts await Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.39 EPS, up 14.71% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.34 per share. GBNK’s profit will be $11.40 million for 18.59 P/E if the $0.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual EPS reported by Guaranty Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.50% negative EPS growth.

Among 37 analysts covering Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Alibaba had 158 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Tigress Financial given on Thursday, November 30. The rating was maintained by Daiwa Securities on Wednesday, September 28 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, March 24. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 26 by M Partners. Morgan Stanley reinitiated the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, December 8 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, August 15 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, March 29 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, September 17.

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