Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) Forms $25.80 Double Top; Hci Group (HCI) Shorts Decreased By 7.16%

Hci Group Incorporated (NYSE:HCI) had a decrease of 7.16% in short interest. HCI’s SI was 1.39 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 7.16% from 1.50M shares previously. With 124,600 avg volume, 11 days are for Hci Group Incorporated (NYSE:HCI)’s short sellers to cover HCI’s short positions. The stock increased 5.59% or $1.67 during the last trading session, reaching $31.57. About 217,809 shares traded or 68.94% up from the average. HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has risen 41.60% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.90% the S&P500.

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) formed double top with $26.83 target or 4.00% above today’s $25.80 share price. Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (MLVF) has $166.24 million valuation. The stock decreased 1.53% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $25.8. About 2,912 shares traded. Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) has risen 38.19% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.49% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering HCI Group Inc (NYSE:HCI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. HCI Group Inc had 11 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 21 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The firm has “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities given on Tuesday, October 20. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, December 4. Suntrust Robinson initiated it with “Buy” rating and $52 target in Friday, April 7 report. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) on Monday, September 18 with “Hold” rating. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4. On Monday, December 28 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”.

HCI Group, Inc. engages in the property and casualty insurance business in Florida. The company has market cap of $308.82 million. It provides property and casualty insurance to homeowners, condominium owners, and tenants; and reinsurance. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also leases office properties and retail shopping centers; and owns and operates one full-service restaurant and two marinas.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.75 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.36, from 3.11 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 2 investors sold Malvern Bancorp, Inc. shares while 10 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 15 raised stakes. 4.35 million shares or 49.65% less from 8.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Commercial Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF). Strs Ohio reported 1,900 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bancorporation Of New York Mellon Corporation accumulated 0% or 21,180 shares. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 81,364 shares. Clover Partners Limited Partnership holds 4.97% or 463,191 shares in its portfolio. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Com accumulated 35,900 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt holds 0% or 982 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Pcl holds 150 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Tower Research Cap Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) has 0% invested in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) for 323 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% or 10,600 shares in its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 0% or 6,900 shares. Blackrock has 0% invested in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) for 281,387 shares. Deutsche Bancorp Ag holds 0% in Malvern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLVF) or 30,673 shares. Emerald Advisers Incorporated Pa owns 37,262 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio.

Among 3 analysts covering Malvern Bancorp (NASDAQ:MLVF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Malvern Bancorp has $28.5 highest and $17 lowest target. $23’s average target is -10.85% below currents $25.8 stock price. Malvern Bancorp had 5 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 3. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.