Discussion stirs around BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) this week; here is what analysts are saying.

June 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.07, from 1.2 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 25 investors sold BankUnited, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 95.66 million shares or 1.90% less from 97.52 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Eagle Boston Investment Mgmt owns 70,203 shares. Hennessy Advisors Inc accumulated 170,000 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Tradewinds Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 260 shares. First Mercantile Trust has 0.05% invested in BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) for 6,080 shares. Hussman Strategic Advsrs Inc reported 1,500 shares stake. 7,925 were accumulated by Us Bank & Trust De. Glenmede Tru Na invested in 797 shares. Ajo Limited Partnership has 0.17% invested in BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) for 933,260 shares. Citadel Ltd Llc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) for 920,610 shares. Missouri-based Piermont Management Inc has invested 1.02% in BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mgmt invested in 0.01% or 37,600 shares. Suntrust Banks has 55,526 shares. Fmr Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Dupont Cap Management Corporation holds 0.07% of its portfolio in BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) for 76,300 shares. Moreover, Aristotle Capital Boston Llc has 1.04% invested in BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) for 551,341 shares.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $10.77 million activity. PAULS DOUGLAS J had sold 40,000 shares worth $1.68M. Bagnoli Mark had sold 1,000 shares worth $40,631 on Friday, May 4. 2,682 BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) shares with value of $115,100 were sold by DeMark Eugene F. Singh Rajinder P had sold 74,927 shares worth $3.24M. $216,150 worth of stock was sold by Bansal Rishi on Monday, March 12.

BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering BankUnited (NYSE:BKU), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. BankUnited had 14 analyst reports since December 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 18 by BMO Capital Markets. On Thursday, April 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy”. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $44.0 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of BKU in report on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 2 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, January 23 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. Hovde Group downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, February 7 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) rating on Monday, February 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $47.0 target. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by Wood. The stock of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. Below is a list of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) latest ratings and price target changes.

26/04/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy Upgrade
22/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral New Target: $45 Initiates Coverage On
26/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $47.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Hovde Group Rating: Hold New Target: $44.0 Downgrade
24/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $44.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $46.0 Downgrade
23/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $46 New Target: $49 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $41 Downgrade
09/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.57% or $0.2475 during the last trading session, reaching $43.9075. About 689,116 shares traded. BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) has risen 26.49% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.92% the S&P500.

BankUnited, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for BankUnited, National Association that provides a range of banking services to small and medium sized businesses, and individual and corporate clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.66 billion. The firm offers deposit products, including checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. It has a 7.87 P/E ratio. The Company’s loans portfolio includes small business loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans and leases, term loans, formula loans, municipal and non-profit loans and leases, commercial and mortgage warehouse lines of credit, letters of credit, and consumer loans, as well as residential loans.

More news for BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE:BKU) were recently published by: Themiddlemarket.com, which released: “M&A daily wrap: Medidata, Shyft Analytics, Audax, OEP, Naked Brand” on June 12, 2018. Gurufocus.com‘s article titled: “Bankunited Inc (BKU) President and CEO Rajinder P Singh Sold $5.1 million of Shares” and published on May 18, 2018 is yet another important article.

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