Endeavour Capital Advisors Has Trimmed Investar Hldg (ISTR) Holding By $5.85 Million; Legal & General Group Plc Upped Its Numerex Pa (NMRX) Holding

November 15, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc decreased Investar Hldg Corp (ISTR) stake by 63.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc sold 265,978 shares as Investar Hldg Corp (ISTR)’s stock rose 11.14%. The Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc holds 150,648 shares with $3.45M value, down from 416,626 last quarter. Investar Hldg Corp now has $201.40 million valuation. The stock declined 0.22% or $0.05 reaching $23.1 per share. About 317 shares traded. Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) has risen 48.68% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.98% the S&P500.

Legal & General Group Plc increased Numerex Corp Pa (NMRX) stake by 7923.34% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Legal & General Group Plc acquired 159,893 shares as Numerex Corp Pa (NMRX)’s stock declined 27.14%. The Legal & General Group Plc holds 161,911 shares with $798,000 value, up from 2,018 last quarter. Numerex Corp Pa now has $67.09 million valuation. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $3.41 per share. It is down 44.90% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 61.60% the S&P500.

Analysts await Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.32 EPS, up 23.08% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.26 per share. ISTR’s profit will be $2.79 million for 18.05 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.29 actual EPS reported by Investar Holding Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.34% EPS growth.

Among 3 analysts covering Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Investar had 4 analyst reports since August 26, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James downgraded Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) on Thursday, August 10 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Piper Jaffray. The company was reinitiated on Thursday, October 5 by PiperJaffray. The company was initiated on Friday, August 26 by Raymond James.

Legal & General Group Plc decreased Potash Corp Sask Inc (NYSE:POT) stake by 51,526 shares to 3.78M valued at $59.01 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Ashland Global Hldgs Inc stake by 14,329 shares and now owns 286,426 shares. Liberty Global Plc was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.69, from 1.19 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 16 investors sold NMRX shares while 12 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 6 raised stakes. 2.64 million shares or 22.96% less from 3.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Da Davidson Communication owns 0% invested in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX) for 1,000 shares. New York-based Prelude Cap Mgmt Limited Com has invested 0% in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX). Sterling Mngmt accumulated 99,800 shares. Parametric Associate Ltd Com has invested 0% of its portfolio in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX). 36,512 are owned by Element Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc. Northern Trust Corp, Illinois-based fund reported 64,413 shares. 20,147 are owned by Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag. Vanguard Gru Incorporated holds 188,503 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Princeton Port Strategies Group Inc stated it has 30,248 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Bancshares Of America De has invested 0% in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX). Barclays Public Ltd Com holds 0% in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX) or 4,947 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can invested 0% of its portfolio in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has 0% invested in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX) for 60,000 shares. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt accumulated 0% or 10,515 shares. Moreover, Millennium Management Lc has 0% invested in Numerex Corp. (NASDAQ:NMRX) for 179,697 shares.

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