CoBiz Financial Inc. (COBZ) Analysts See $0.29 EPS; Great Plains Energy (GXP) Had 8 Bullish Analysts

June 17, 2018 - By Ash

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Analysts expect CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) to report $0.29 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 26.09% from last quarter’s $0.23 EPS. COBZ’s profit would be $12.14 million giving it 19.09 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, CoBiz Financial Inc.’s analysts see -6.45% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $22.15. About 134,764 shares traded. CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) has risen 36.53% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.96% the S&P500. Some Historical COBZ News: ; 19/04/2018 – DJ CoBiz Financial Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (COBZ); 22/03/2018 – CoBiz Financial Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 09/03/2018 CoBiz Financial Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 20/04/2018 – COO Dalton Gifts 575 Of CoBiz Financial Inc; 03/05/2018 – Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within NetScout, Entegris, Pinnacle Entertainment, First Foundatio




Among 14 analysts covering Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Great Plains Energy had 37 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 11 by J.P. Morgan. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 3 by SunTrust. SunTrust maintained Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) on Monday, October 19 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by SunTrust. The stock of Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, May 23 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral” on Monday, October 19. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. SunTrust maintained the shares of GXP in report on Wednesday, April 11 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 4 by Zacks. The rating was initiated by UBS on Thursday, January 5 with “Neutral”. See Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) latest ratings:

05/06/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $61.0000 Initiate
23/05/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $33 New Target: $34 Maintain
11/05/2018 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
11/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $33.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $32 New Target: $33 Maintain
02/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0000 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral New Target: $32 Initiates Coverage On
28/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $30.0 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $37 New Target: $34 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $29.0 Maintain

Among 7 analysts covering CoBiz Financial Inc (NASDAQ:COBZ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. CoBiz Financial Inc had 15 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of COBZ in report on Friday, October 20 with “Buy” rating. The stock of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 29 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, February 16. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Monday, July 24. As per Monday, August 17, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 29 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Macquarie Research. Zacks downgraded the shares of COBZ in report on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating.

CoBiz Financial Inc., a diversified financial services company, provides various financial services and products in the United States. The company has market cap of $927.35 million. It operates through Commercial Banking and Fee-Based Lines divisions. It has a 24.94 P/E ratio. The Commercial Banking segment offers commercial, real estate, and private banking services; and treasury management, interest-rate hedging, and depository products.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.57, from 1.74 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 10 investors sold CoBiz Financial Inc. shares while 31 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 31.86 million shares or 3.09% less from 32.87 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. D E Shaw has 0% invested in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Broadview, Wisconsin-based fund reported 841,018 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 150,599 shares. Nuance Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.44% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) or 330,893 shares. 7,265 were reported by Great West Life Assurance Can. Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 38,123 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Metropolitan Life Company invested in 13,470 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 0% invested in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) for 67,850 shares. First Trust Advsrs Limited Partnership holds 85,975 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The New York-based Mendon Capital Advsrs has invested 0.22% in CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ). Thrivent Finance For Lutherans invested in 1.15M shares or 0.08% of the stock. Wellington Grp Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 565,439 shares. 197,415 are held by Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 58,650 shares. Jupiter Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.12% or 209,002 shares.

Since March 7, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $352,023 activity. DALTON RICHARD J also sold $199,000 worth of CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) on Wednesday, March 7. 3,941 CoBiz Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:COBZ) shares with value of $78,426 were sold by BANGERT STEVEN. On Wednesday, March 14 the insider Pass David sold $25,263. Huss Christopher S sold 2,500 shares worth $49,334.

Great Plains Energy Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The company has market cap of $6.90 billion. It also provides regulated steam services in St. It currently has negative earnings. Joseph, Missouri.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.06, from 0.95 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 23 investors sold Great Plains Energy Incorporated shares while 108 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 96 raised stakes. 184.92 million shares or 0.92% more from 183.24 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Aqr Management Ltd Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) for 97,063 shares. Focused Wealth has 200 shares. Howe Rusling Incorporated holds 0% or 48 shares. California Public Employees Retirement reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP). Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested in 896,058 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Rare Limited owns 0.01% invested in Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE:GXP) for 2,799 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 6,973 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys stated it has 260,571 shares. California State Teachers Retirement accumulated 0.02% or 356,882 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 12,472 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Limited Liability accumulated 645,717 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mngmt, Alberta – Canada-based fund reported 15,900 shares. Mark Sheptoff Planning Lc accumulated 900 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P holds 995,432 shares. Geode Cap Management Limited Liability Corp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.95 million shares.

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