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TOWN

TowneBank

$31.20

0.4 (1.30%)

, ESXB

Community Bankers Trust

$8.90

0.05 (0.56%)

04:55
09/13/17
09/13
04:55
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04:55

Sandler O'Neil to hold a field trip

D.C. Field Trip visits with various companies in the Washington, D.C. area on September 12-13.

TOWN

TowneBank

$31.20

0.4 (1.30%)

ESXB

Community Bankers Trust

$8.90

0.05 (0.56%)

OLBK

Old Line Bancshares

$27.15

0.26 (0.97%)

UBSH

Union Bankshares

$31.58

0.47 (1.51%)

WSBC

WesBanco

$38.17

0.61 (1.62%)

SHBI

Shore Bancshares

$16.49

0.06 (0.37%)

CHCO

City Holding

$64.65

1.37 (2.17%)

SONA

Southern National Bancorp

$16.20

-0.13 (-0.80%)

ANCX

Access National

$25.62

0.38 (1.51%)

UBSI

United Bankshares

$34.65

1.3 (3.90%)

SASR

Sandy Spring Bancorp

$38.46

0.74 (1.96%)

EGBN

Eagle Bancorp

$63.50

1.35 (2.17%)

  • 18

    Sep

TOWN TowneBank
$31.20

0.4 (1.30%)

03/31/17
PIPR
03/31/17
INITIATION
Target $31
PIPR
Neutral
TowneBank initiated with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Peyton Green started TowneBank with a Neutral rating and $31 price target.
11/29/16
SDLR
11/29/16
DOWNGRADE
Target $32
SDLR
Hold
TowneBank downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman downgraded TowneBank to Hold following share outperformance and raised its price target to $32 from $27.50.
ESXB Community Bankers Trust
$8.90

0.05 (0.56%)

08/30/17
SDLR
08/30/17
INITIATION
Target $9
SDLR
Hold
Community Bankers Trust initiated with a Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman started Community Bankers Trust with a Hold rating and $9 price target. The analyst views the shares as fairly valued at current levels.
05/02/17
BMUR
05/02/17
INITIATION
Target $9
BMUR
Buy
Community Bankers Trust initiated with a Buy at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley started Community Bankers Trust with a Buy rating and $9 price target.
08/30/17
08/30/17
INITIATION

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OLBK Old Line Bancshares
$27.15

0.26 (0.97%)

12/21/16
SDLR
12/21/16
UPGRADE
SDLR
Buy
Old Line Bancshares upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
12/21/16
SDLR
12/21/16
UPGRADE
Target $30
SDLR
Buy
Old Line Bancshares upgraded to Buy on valuation at Sandler ONeill
As previously reported, Sandler O'Neill upgraded Old Line Bancshares to Buy from Hold. Analyst Casey Whitman cites attractive valuation for the rating change and and maintained its $30 price target.
07/17/17
KBWI
07/17/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $29
KBWI
Market Perform
Old Line downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor downgraded Old Line Bancshares to Market Perform and lowered her price target for the shares to $29 from $31. The analyst says the company's Q2 results showed a slowdown in growth.
11/29/16
KBWI
11/29/16
UPGRADE
Target $25
KBWI
Outperform
Old Line upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor upgraded Old Line Bancshares to Outperform citing the recent underperformance of the shares and a more favorable rate environment. The analyst raised her price target for the shares to $25 from $21.
UBSH Union Bankshares
$31.58

0.47 (1.51%)

05/23/17
KBWI
05/23/17
UPGRADE
Target $38
KBWI
Outperform
Union Bankshares upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor upgraded Union Bankshares (UBSH) to Outperform following the company's acquisition of Xenith Bankshares (XBKS). The analyst raised her price target for the shares to $38 from $37.
05/24/17
RAJA
05/24/17
UPGRADE
Target $41
RAJA
Strong Buy
Union Bankshares upgraded to Strong Buy from Outperform at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst William Wallace upgraded Union Bankshares (UBSH) to Strong Buy and raised his price target for the shares to $41 from $38 after the company reached an agreement to acquire Xenith Bankshares (XBKS). The deal establishes Union as the largest regional bank in Virginia, Wallace tells investors in a research note. He views the stock as undervalued.
01/24/17
COMP
01/24/17
UPGRADE
COMP
Buy
Union Bankshares upgraded to Buy from Sell at Compass Point
12/12/16
RAJA
12/12/16
DOWNGRADE
RAJA
Outperform
Union Bankshares downgraded to Outperform from Strong Buy at Raymond James
Raymond James analyst William Wallace downgraded Union Bankshares to Outperform and raised its price target to $38 from $31. The analyst said a potential sale of the company should be discounted given incoming CEO John Asbury's background and strategic focus and views risk/reward as balanced.
WSBC WesBanco
$38.17

0.61 (1.62%)

03/07/17
DADA
03/07/17
INITIATION
Target $45
DADA
Neutral
WesBanco initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell Gunther started WesBanco with a Neutral rating and $45 price target.
03/29/17
SDLR
03/29/17
UPGRADE
Target $42
SDLR
Buy
WesBanco upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman upgraded WesBanco to Buy with a $42 price target citing recent nonperformance.
03/07/17
DADA
03/07/17
INITIATION
DADA
Neutral
WesBanco initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell E. T. Gunther is upbeat on WesBanco's strategy and recommends buying the stock on pullbacks. He says that its earnings can be boosted by deploying capital via M&A. Target $45.
06/02/17
DADA
06/02/17
UPGRADE
Target $43
DADA
Buy
WesBanco upgraded to Buy from Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell Gunther upgraded WesBanco to Buy citing valuation with the shares down 12% year-to-date. The discounted valuation is unwarranted given the company's return profile and catalysts, Gunther tells investors in a research note. He has a $43 price target for the shares.
SHBI Shore Bancshares
$16.49

0.06 (0.37%)

CHCO City Holding
$64.65

1.37 (2.17%)

03/07/17
DADA
03/07/17
INITIATION
DADA
Neutral
City Holding initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell E. T. Gunther says that City Holding's catalysts are priced into the stock. Target $68.
03/07/17
DADA
03/07/17
INITIATION
Target $68
DADA
Neutral
City Holding initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell Gunther started City Holding with a Neutral rating and $68 price target.
SONA Southern National Bancorp
$16.20

-0.13 (-0.80%)

ANCX Access National
$25.62

0.38 (1.51%)

12/19/16
MAXM
12/19/16
NO CHANGE
MAXM
Maxim raises FY17 estimates, targets for several regional banks
Maxim analyst Michael Diana raised his price targets and 2017 EPS estimates for a number of small to mid-cap regional banks - including Access National (ANCX), Cullen/Frost (CFR), ConnectOne Bancorp (CNOB), Customers Bancorp (CUBI), First Community Financial Partners (FCFP), First Republic (FRC), County Bancorp (ICBK), M B T Financial (MBTF), Nicolet Bankshares (NCBS), QCR Holdings (QCRH), SVB Financial (SIVB), Sterling Bancorp (STL) TriState Capital (TSC) - citing interest rate hikes and rising valuations amid expectations for faster economic growth and lower regulatory burdens. He notes, however, that his revised 2017 EPS estimates assume fewer than three Fed rate hikes in 2017.
04/17/17
SDLR
04/17/17
INITIATION
Target $30
SDLR
Hold
Access National initiated with a Hold at Sandler ONeill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman initiated Access National with a Hold and a $30 price target due to valuation.
10/25/16
FBRC
10/25/16
UPGRADE
Target $29
FBRC
Outperform
Access National upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at FBR Capital
FBR Capital analyst Christopher Nolan upgraded Access National to Outperform following the company's merger with Middleburg Financial. The analyst believes the deal makes both strategic and financial sense. He raised his price target for Access shares to $29 from $26.
UBSI United Bankshares
$34.65

1.3 (3.90%)

03/03/17
SPHN
03/03/17
INITIATION
SPHN
Equal Weight
United Bankshares initiated with an Equal Weight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Austin Nicholas started United Bankshares with an Equal Weight rating saying he sees the shares "fairly valued."
03/07/17
DADA
03/07/17
INITIATION
Target $45
DADA
Neutral
United Bankshares initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell Gunther started United Bankshares with a Neutral rating and $45 price target.
05/18/17
BOSC
05/18/17
UPGRADE
BOSC
Neutral
United Bankshares upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Boenning & Scattergood
Boenning & Scattergood analyst Matthew Schultheis upgraded United Bankshares to Neutral citing valuation.
03/07/17
DADA
03/07/17
INITIATION
DADA
Neutral
United Bankshares initiated with a Neutral at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell E. T. Gunther says that United Bankshares offers "solid organic growth, efficiency outperformance, and expansion via M&A." However, he says that the stock's valuation is currently "fair." Target $45.
SASR Sandy Spring Bancorp
$38.46

0.74 (1.96%)

01/20/17
BARD
01/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $40
BARD
Neutral
Sandy Spring Bancorp weakness a buying opportunity, says Baird
Baird analyst Bryce Rowe noted Sandy Spring Bancorp reported healthy Q4 results and moved his estimates higher as a result. He views Sandy Spring as a top-tier franchise with growth potential and a defensively positioned balance sheet and would look to add to positions on any weakness. Rowe maintained his Neutral rating and raised his price target to $40 from $37 on Sandy Spring Bancorp shares.
EGBN Eagle Bancorp
$63.50

1.35 (2.17%)

02/09/17
SDLR
02/09/17
UPGRADE
Target $68
SDLR
Buy
Eagle Bancorp upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman upgraded Eagle Bancorp to Buy citing valuation and maintained its $68 price target.
05/22/17
FIGP
05/22/17
UPGRADE
FIGP
Outperform
Eagle Bancorp upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Fig Partners
12/21/16
SPHN
12/21/16
DOWNGRADE
SPHN
Equal Weight
Eagle Bancorp downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Terry McEvoy downgraded Eagle Bancorp to Equal Weight given recent share appreciation.
12/21/16
SPHN
12/21/16
DOWNGRADE
SPHN
Equal Weight
Eagle Bancorp downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Austin Nicholas downgraded Eagle Bancorp to Equal Weight given recent share appreciation.

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YogaWorks

$4.00

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FTR

Frontier Communications

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-0.06 (-0.56%)

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Ascendis Pharma

$27.74

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NOW Inc.

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Warrior Met Coal

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