Flushing Financial Corp’s (NASDAQ:FFIC) Sentiment is 1.55

November 14, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 Flushing Financial Corp's (NASDAQ:FFIC) Sentiment is 1.55

Sentiment for Flushing Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FFIC)

Flushing Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FFIC) institutional sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.23, from 1.32 in 2017Q1. The ratio increased, as 48 funds increased or opened new positions, while 31 sold and decreased their stakes in Flushing Financial Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 22.18 million shares, up from 22.01 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Flushing Financial Corp in their top 10 positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 25 Increased: 38 New Position: 10.

Flushing Financial Corporation is the bank holding firm for Flushing Bank . The company has market cap of $795.14 million. The Firm is a community-oriented financial institution offering a range of financial services. It has a 16.19 P/E ratio. The Bank’s subsidiaries include Flushing Preferred Funding Corporation, Flushing Service Corporation and FSB Properties Inc.

About 19,294 shares traded. Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has risen 38.61% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.91% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) to release earnings on January, 30. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.43, up exactly $0.03 or 7.50 % from 2014’s $0.4 EPS. The expected FFIC’s profit could reach $12.39M giving the stock 16.04 P/E in the case that $0.43 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.37 EPS for the previous quarter, Flushing Financial Corporation’s analysts now forecast 16.22 % EPS growth.

Teton Advisors Inc. holds 1.66% of its portfolio in Flushing Financial Corporation for 599,970 shares. Kestrel Investment Management Corp owns 155,300 shares or 1.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Alphaone Investment Services Llc has 0.8% invested in the company for 105,617 shares. The Massachusetts-based Frontier Capital Management Co Llc has invested 0.5% in the stock. Martin & Co Inc Tn, a Tennessee-based fund reported 38,515 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $107,080 activity.

Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Flushing Financial’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Flushing Financial, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $2800 while the high is $3000. The stock’s average target of $30 is 8.74% above today’s ($27.59) share price. FFIC was included in 12 notes of analysts from August 25, 2015. Zacks downgraded the shares of FFIC in report on Wednesday, September 2 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 2. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 29 by Gabelli. On Thursday, October 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. On Friday, November 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Gabelli to “Hold”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 6. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Wednesday, August 31.

More notable recent Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Flushing Financial Corporation to meet with Institutional Investors” on May 04, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Flushing Financial Corporation Announces Closing of $75 Million of Fixed-To …” published on December 12, 2016, Globenewswire.com published: “Flushing Financial Corporation to Host Inaugural Earnings Call For The Second …” on June 27, 2017. More interesting news about Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Flushing Financial Corporation Announces the Death of a Board Member and …” published on January 30, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Flushing Bank Opens a New Location at 164-20 Northern Boulevard in Flushing …” with publication date: November 06, 2017.

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