What Next for Bancfirst Cp-ok (NASDAQ:BANF) Stock After Increase in Shorted Shares?

December 8, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 What Next for Bancfirst Cp ok (NASDAQ:BANF) Stock After Increase in Shorted Shares?

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.30, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 10 investors sold BancFirst Corporation shares while 30 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 5.21 million shares or 0.28% less from 5.22 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
1,678 were reported by Envestnet Asset Mgmt. Acadian Asset holds 9,965 shares. Monroe Commercial Bank Trust Mi reported 0.46% in BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF). Fmr Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 641,171 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Inv Partners holds 0.01% or 1,301 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Corporation has 24,173 shares. Prudential Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) for 34,441 shares. 803,896 were reported by Vanguard Gp Inc. 2,560 are owned by Zebra Cap Management. National Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% in BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF). Citigroup holds 207 shares. One Association has invested 0.07% in BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF). Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 105 shares. Susquehanna Group Incorporated Llp holds 23,423 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 17,491 shares.

The stock of Bancfirst Cp-ok (NASDAQ:BANF) registered an increase of 0.82% in short interest. BANF’s total short interest was 257,000 shares in December as published by FINRA. Its up 0.82% from 254,900 shares, reported previously. With 41,500 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their BANF’s short positions. The short interest to Bancfirst Cp-ok’s float is 3.09%.

It closed at $54.9 lastly. It is down 53.28% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.58% the S&P500.

BancFirst Corporation operates as the holding firm for BancFirst that provides a range of commercial banking services to retail customers, and small to medium-sized businesses. The company has market cap of $1.75 billion. It operates through Metropolitan Banks, Community Banks, and Other Financial Services divisions. It has a 20.79 P/E ratio. The firm offers a range of deposit services, including checking accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, sweep accounts, club accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit, as well as overdraft protection and auto draft services.

BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering BancFirst Corp (NASDAQ:BANF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. BancFirst Corp has $10000 highest and $50.0 lowest target. $62.67’s average target is 14.15% above currents $54.9 stock price. BancFirst Corp had 7 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, June 26. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold”.

More notable recent BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “BancFirst Corporation Reports Third Quarter Earnings” on October 19, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “BancFirst Corporation Reports First Quarter Earnings” published on April 20, 2017, Prnewswire.com published: “BancFirst Corporation Reports Second Quarter Earnings” on July 20, 2017. More interesting news about BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “BancFirst Corporation Announces Two Acquisitions” published on September 07, 2017 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “BancFirst Corp. (BANF) Names David Harlow CEO; David E. Rainbolt to Assume …” with publication date: May 25, 2017.

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