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WSBC

WesBanco

$46.74

-0.81 (-1.70%)

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United Bankshares

$38.80

-0.35 (-0.89%)

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09/13
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Sandler O'Neill to hold a tour

Washington D.C. Bank Tour travels throughout Washington, D.C. on September 12-13.

WSBC

WesBanco

$46.74

-0.81 (-1.70%)

UBSI

United Bankshares

$38.80

-0.35 (-0.89%)

UBSH

Union Bankshares

$40.59

-1.06 (-2.55%)

TOWN

TowneBank

$31.50

-0.7 (-2.17%)

TCFC

Community Financial

$33.54

(0.00%)

SONA

Southern National Bancorp

$17.39

0.05 (0.29%)

SHBI

Shore Bancshares

$18.57

-0.36 (-1.90%)

SASR

Sandy Spring Bancorp

$38.87

-0.37 (-0.94%)

OLBK

Old Line Bancshares

$34.33

-0.23 (-0.67%)

FVCB

FVCBankcorp

$0.00

(0.00%)

ESXB

Community Bankers Trust

$8.95

-0.2 (-2.19%)

EGBN

Eagle Bancorp

$52.90

-1.05 (-1.95%)

ANCX

Access National

$27.62

0.05 (0.18%)

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WSBC WesBanco
$46.74

-0.81 (-1.70%)

10/20/17
DADA
10/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $47
DADA
Buy
WesBanco price target raised to $47 from $44 at DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell Gunther raised his price target on WesBanco to $47 and maintained a Buy rating despite the Q3 EPS miss. Gunther says the bank's $10B asset threshold will produce a loan portfolio quality remix given increased selectivity and heightened focus on risk-adjusted returns, adding that the stock offers discounted valuation of about 10% relative to regional peers.
10/20/17
SDLR
10/20/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $44
SDLR
Hold
WesBanco downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman downgraded WesBanco to Hold citing valuation with the shares approaching his price target of $44.
12/21/17
DADA
12/21/17
NO CHANGE
Target $48
DADA
Buy
WesBanco shares attractive at current levels, says DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Russell Gunther views current levels as an attractive entry point for shares of WesBanco. The analyst raised his price target for the stock to $48 from $47 and reiterates a Buy rating on the name. He believes the WesBanco's "accretive crossing" of $10B in assets is underappreciated.
UBSI United Bankshares
$38.80

-0.35 (-0.89%)

08/23/18
JEFF
08/23/18
NO CHANGE
JEFF
Jefferies identifies six potential takeover targets for BB&T
Following BB&T's (BBT) recent bank comments regarding acquisitions and clarifications of its parameters, Jefferies analyst Ken Usdin identified six regional banks as potential takeover targets: BancorpSouth (BXS), First Horizon (FHN), Hancock Whitney (HWC), Iberiabank (IBKC), Pinnacle Financial (PNFP) and United Bankshares (UBSI). First Horizon and Iberiabank "look the best-fitting solely from a number perspective," Usdin tells investors in a research note. The analyst believes BB&T could pay "sizable control premiums" for both, namely 28% Iberiabank and 15% for First Horizon, while achieving earnings accretion in year one.
UBSH Union Bankshares
$40.59

-1.06 (-2.55%)

06/01/18
LEHM
06/01/18
INITIATION
Target $44
LEHM
Equal Weight
Union Bankshares initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Matt Keating started Union Bankshares with an Equal Weight rating and $44 price target. The analyst wants to see more progress on the company's commercial and industrial transformation before becoming more constructive on the name.
TOWN TowneBank
$31.50

-0.7 (-2.17%)

04/26/18
RAJA
04/26/18
UPGRADE
RAJA
Outperform
TowneBank upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
12/01/17
BMUR
12/01/17
INITIATION
BMUR
Hold
TowneBank initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley started TowneBank with a Hold rating saying the valuation is full at current levels.
10/05/17
PIPR
10/05/17
INITIATION
Target $32
PIPR
Neutral
TowneBank assumed with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst William Curtiss assumed coverage of TowneBank with a Neutral rating and $32 price target.
TCFC Community Financial
$33.54

(0.00%)

SONA Southern National Bancorp
$17.39

0.05 (0.29%)

SHBI Shore Bancshares
$18.57

-0.36 (-1.90%)

07/16/18
KBWI
07/16/18
INITIATION
Target $23
KBWI
Outperform
Shore Bancshares initiated with an Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor started Shore Bancshares with an Outperform rating and $23 price target. The analyst sees the company as well positioned to create shareholder value given its "strong" core deposit base, improved organic growth and higher profitability.
SASR Sandy Spring Bancorp
$38.87

-0.37 (-0.94%)

06/26/18
06/26/18
UPGRADE
Target $48

Buy
Sandy Spring Bancorp upgraded to Buy ahead of Q2 report at Sandler ONeill
As previously reported, Sandler ONeill analyst Casey Whitman upgraded Sandy Spring Bancorp to Buy from Hold after raising his 2018 and 2019 EPS estimates following the company's Q1 report and ahead of its upcoming Q2 report. The first quarter included a full quarter with WashingtonFirst results and he "liked what we saw," Whitman tells investors. He has a $48 price target on Sandy Spring shares.
06/26/18
SDLR
06/26/18
UPGRADE
SDLR
Buy
Sandy Spring Bancorp upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
04/24/18
KBWI
04/24/18
UPGRADE
Target $47
KBWI
Outperform
Sandy Spring upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor upgraded Sandy Spring Bancorp to Outperform and raised her price target for the shares to $47 from $44. The upward trend in consensus estimates is not reflected in the current valuation, Mealor tells investors in a research note. She believes the stock is undervalued following last week's "strong" Q1 results.
02/22/18
SPHN
02/22/18
UPGRADE
Target $45
SPHN
Overweight
Sandy Spring Bancorp upgraded to Overweight with $45 target at Stephens
As previously reported, Stephens analyst Austin Nicholas upgraded Sandy Spring Bancorp to Overweight from Equal Weight as he forecasts above peer profitability in 2019 and a sub 50% efficiency run-rate even before accounting for any benefit from rising interest rates. The analyst, who notes that Sandy Spring shares underperformed over the last, believes integration risk from the bank's recently closed WashingtonFirst transaction has been priced in, he tells investors. Nicholas set a $45 price target on Sandy Spring shares.
OLBK Old Line Bancshares
$34.33

-0.23 (-0.67%)

07/26/18
SDLR
07/26/18
DOWNGRADE
SDLR
Hold
Old Line Bancshares downgraded to Hold from Buy at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman downgraded Old Line Bancshares citing valuation and maintained a $38 price target.
05/03/18
HOVD
05/03/18
INITIATION
HOVD
Outperform
Old Line Bancshares initiated with an Outperform at Hovde Group
FVCB FVCBankcorp
$0.00

(0.00%)

02/16/18
SDLR
02/16/18
INITIATION
Target $19
SDLR
Hold
FVCBankcorp initiated with a Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman started FVCBankcorp with a Hold rating and $19 price target. The analyst sees several reasons to like the story but cites valuation for his Hold rating.
ESXB Community Bankers Trust
$8.95

-0.2 (-2.19%)

10/04/17
KBWI
10/04/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $9
KBWI
Market Perform
Community Bankers downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor downgraded Community Bankers Trust to Market Perform citing valuation with the shares above her $9 price target.
10/31/17
SPHN
10/31/17
DOWNGRADE
SPHN
Equal Weight
Community Bankers Trust downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Austin Nicholas downgraded Community Bankers Trust downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight citing valuation following the stock's 22% year-to-date advance.
EGBN Eagle Bancorp
$52.90

-1.05 (-1.95%)

07/20/18
KBWI
07/20/18
NO CHANGE
Target $65
KBWI
Outperform
Eagle Bancorp selloff post earnings overdone, says Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor views yesterday's post-earnings pullback in shares of Eagle Bancorp as overdone. The analyst lowered her price target for the stock to $65 from $70 and keeps an Outperform rating on the name. While the quarter was in-line, the 168% deposit beta is what drove the stock, Mealor tells investors in a research note. The analyst points out that even with the beta, net interest margin "held the line" at 4.15%, only down two basis points.
08/27/18
GABE
08/27/18
INITIATION
Target $74
GABE
Buy
Eagle Bancorp initiated with a Buy at Gabelli
Gabelli analyst Steve Comery initiated Eagle Bancorp with a Buy rating and $74 private market value estimate, stating that he views the recent pullback in the stock as an overreaction to deposit pricing and loan growth concerns. He sees the company's core competencies in commercial lending and noninterest deposits gathering as a sustainable competitive advantage, Comery tells investors.
12/04/17
SDLR
12/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $65
SDLR
Buy
Eagle shares pricing in 'enough of the bad news,' says Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Casey Whitman believes "enough of the bad news has been baked in" with Eagle Bancorp shares down 25%. Following a short report, the fundamental question is the legality of the actions the bank and the CEO have taken, and the company's press releases seem to address those concerns, Whitman tells investors in a research note. He sees the worst case scenario as the regulators do find a problem and/or the CEO must step down. Whitman has a buy rating on Eagle with a $65 price target.
01/19/18
SPHN
01/19/18
UPGRADE
Target $69
SPHN
Overweight
Eagle Bancorp upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Austin Nicholas upgraded Eagle Bancorp to Overweight from Equal Weight, as he sees the bank's Q4 beat as evidence that its high-growth, efficient business model is intact. He thinks the stock should trade at a modest premium to Eagle's regional peers and in-line with its high profitability peers. Nicholas set a $69 price target on Eagle Bancorp shares.
ANCX Access National
$27.62

0.05 (0.18%)

07/10/18
RAJA
07/10/18
DOWNGRADE
RAJA
Market Perform
Access National downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Raymond James
11/16/17
11/16/17
INITIATION

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10/26/17
10/26/17
UPGRADE
Target $31

Outperform
Access National upgraded to Outperform following Q3 beat at Raymond James
As previously reported, Raymond James upgraded Access National to Outperform from Market Perform and established a $31 price target. Analyst William Wallace said Q3 results beat expectations on strong operating results as loan growth was higher than expected. Wallace expects the company to deliver positive operating leverage in the coming quarters and is incrementally more positive given an increased earnings outlook and above peer profitability.
11/16/17
SPHN
11/16/17
INITIATION
Target $31
SPHN
Overweight
Access National initiated with an Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Austin Nicholas started Access National with an Overweight rating and $31 price target, citing its above peer ROTCE in 2018, more stable earnings and position in DC Metro, which he views as one of the best banking markets.

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