MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (MSL) Analysts See $0.13 EPS

July 18, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

 MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (MSL) Analysts See $0.13 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.57, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 4 investors sold MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. shares while 10 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. 4.01 million shares or 1.39% more from 3.96 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Salzhauer Michael stated it has 118,536 shares or 0.79% of all its holdings. Geode Cap Mgmt has invested 0% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Blackrock Fund Advsrs reported 26,653 shares stake. Jacobs Asset Management Ltd Com has invested 2.32% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Acadian Asset Management Ltd Company invested in 0% or 396 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 4,145 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Vanguard has 0% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) for 382,754 shares. Eagle Glob Advsr Lc holds 15,489 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Moreover, Mufg Americas Hldg has 0% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) for 160 shares. Ancora Advsr Limited Liability Com has invested 0.06% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Deprince Race Zollo has 0.17% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Invesco Limited owns 0% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) for 25,429 shares. Federated Invsts Pa has 0% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) for 29,922 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). 365,486 are held by Lsv Asset.

Since February 7, 2017, it had 12 insider purchases, and 13 sales for $397,841 activity. The insider HILLIARD CLAYTON PAUL sold $69,807. Blum Jeffery L bought $12,000 worth of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) on Thursday, June 8. DeWitt Erin E had bought 250 shares worth $3,000 on Thursday, June 8. Delhomme Jake also bought $30,000 worth of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) shares. $12,000 worth of stock was bought by LEMOINE TIM on Thursday, June 8. Abington Leonard Clayton also bought $15,000 worth of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) on Thursday, June 8.

Analysts await MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.13 earnings per share, down 13.33 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.15 per share. MSL’s profit will be $2.18 million for 22.79 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual earnings per share reported by MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.33 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.84% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $11.85. About 43,074 shares traded. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has risen 37.43% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.73% the S&P500.

MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering MidSouth Bancorp (NYSE:MSL), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. MidSouth Bancorp had 11 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Raymond James. The stock of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, June 7. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, December 16 by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet to “Hold” on Tuesday, September 22. Stephens maintained MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) on Monday, June 12 with “Buy” rating. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 28 report. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, May 6 by Hovde Group. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 13 by Hovde Group. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Friday, June 9 report. As per Monday, February 6, the company rating was upgraded by Hovde Group.

MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $198.82 million. The Firm operates primarily through its wholly owned bank subsidiary, MidSouth Bank, N.A. It has a 21.07 P/E ratio. The Firm is operating principally in the community banking business by providing banking services to commercial and retail clients through the Bank.

More notable recent MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Jake Delhomme to be Named Chairman of MidSouth Bancorp” on September 19, 2016, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. Announces Closing of Partial Exercise of Option to …” published on July 11, 2017, Reuters.com published: “BRIEF-Midsouth Bancorp unit was informed that OCC has determined bank is in …” on June 12, 2017. More interesting news about MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) were released by: Reuters.com and their article: “BRIEF-Midsouth Bancorp, announces pricing, upsizing of public offering of …” published on June 08, 2017 as well as Theadvocate.com‘s news article titled: “MidSouth Bancorp terminates CEO Rusty Cloutier and MidSouth Bank CEO Troy Cloutier” with publication date: April 27, 2017.

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