Analysts See $1.45 EPS for Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC)

June 14, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.47, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Wintrust Financial Corporation shares while 107 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 49.34 million shares or 0.49% less from 49.58 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
California State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 84,523 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.26% or 45,210 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And owns 1.91M shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Moreover, Rothschild Asset has 0.45% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 472,574 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) reported 0% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Los Angeles Capital Management Equity invested in 12,613 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc has invested 0% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt holds 10,075 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 510 were accumulated by Smith Asset Management Gp L P. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mgmt Incorporated invested in 1,100 shares. Raymond James & Assocs holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 109,166 shares. Gam Hldgs Ag reported 0.03% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 0.04% or 37,220 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, a New Mexico-based fund reported 15,400 shares.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 5 selling transactions for $4.35 million activity. Another trade for 1,795 shares valued at $163,327 was sold by MURPHY RICHARD B. SWEENEY GARY D also bought $29,895 worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) shares. $1.24M worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) shares were sold by WEHMER EDWARD J. $461,424 worth of stock was sold by STOEHR DAVID L on Monday, January 29.

Analysts expect Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) to report $1.45 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 30.63 % from last quarter’s $1.11 EPS. WTFC’s profit would be $81.61M giving it 16.27 P/E if the $1.45 EPS is correct. After having $1.40 EPS previously, Wintrust Financial Corporation’s analysts see 3.57 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $94.34. About 508,406 shares traded or 30.38% up from the average. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has risen 32.06% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.49% the S&P500.

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Wintrust Financial Corp had 20 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 23. The stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Hovde Group. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Tuesday, April 17. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $97.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold” on Tuesday, April 17. Piper Jaffray maintained Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) on Friday, April 6 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush given on Tuesday, April 17.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides banking and other financial services and products to clients in the Chicago metropolitan area and in southern Wisconsin. The company has market cap of $5.31 billion. It operates in three divisions: Community Banking, Specialty Finance, and Wealth Management. It has a 21.44 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment offers personal and commercial banking services primarily to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units, and institutional customers.

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