Wolverine Asset Management Has Decreased Cit Group (CIT) Position By $442,685; Bankfinancial (BFIN) Sentiment Is 1.04

November 15, 2017 - By Louis Casey

BankFinancial Corporation is the bank holding firm for BankFinancial, National Association . The company has market cap of $277.42 million. The Bank is a full-service, community-oriented national bank principally engaged in the business of commercial, family and personal banking. It has a 27.58 P/E ratio. The Bank offers its clients a range of loan, deposit and other financial services and products through its full-service Illinois banking offices located in Cook, DuPage, Lake and Will Counties, and through its Internet branch, www.bankfinancial.com.

Wolverine Asset Management Llc decreased Cit Group Inc (CIT) stake by 98.05% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Wolverine Asset Management Llc sold 10,295 shares as Cit Group Inc (CIT)’s stock rose 7.62%. The Wolverine Asset Management Llc holds 205 shares with $9,000 value, down from 10,500 last quarter. Cit Group Inc now has $6.19B valuation. The stock declined 1.44% or $0.69 reaching $47.15 per share. About 105,916 shares traded. CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) has risen 46.21% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.51% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $138,585 activity.

About 1,596 shares traded. BankFinancial Corporation (BFIN) has risen 16.35% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.35% the S&P500.

Analysts await BankFinancial Corporation (NASDAQ:BFIN) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $0.17 earnings per share, up 41.67% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.12 per share. BFIN’s profit will be $3.07M for 22.60 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by BankFinancial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.00% negative EPS growth.

Pl Capital Advisors Llc holds 6.4% of its portfolio in BankFinancial Corporation for 1.63 million shares. Clover Partners L.P. owns 998,286 shares or 5.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company Llc has 0.54% invested in the company for 142,026 shares. The Illinois-based Banc Funds Co Llc has invested 0.3% in the stock. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc, a Florida-based fund reported 616,312 shares.

Since May 26, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 4 insider sales for $1.49 million activity. Shares for $421,338 were sold by ROWE ROBERT on Tuesday, May 30. HUDAK JAMES L sold 2,250 shares worth $100,132. Shares for $767,936 were sold by MORRELL KELLEY. $1,096 worth of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) was bought by BROSNAN MICHAEL L. on Friday, June 9. Shares for $205,009 were sold by SPERLING EDWARD K.

Wolverine Asset Management Llc increased Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) stake by 6,864 shares to 16,164 valued at $1.03 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Seagate Technology Plc (NASDAQ:STX) stake by 12,500 shares and now owns 13,550 shares. Ishares Inc was raised too.

Among 18 analysts covering CIT Group (NYSE:CIT), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. CIT Group had 51 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Oppenheimer. The stock of CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 21. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, November 4 with “Outperform”. Oppenheimer maintained CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT) on Tuesday, July 25 with “Buy” rating. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $51 target in Tuesday, October 6 report. On Friday, December 18 the stock rating was initiated by JMP Securities with “Mkt Outperform”. The company was initiated on Friday, August 21 by DA Davidson. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, August 14.

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