Why Gregory Duffey Purchases 27 Shares of Franklin Financial Services (FRAF)?; Maplelane Capital Has Decreased Bloomin Brands (BLMN) Position By $2.21 Million

After the publishing of a report filled with Security and Exchange Commission; a new transaction became apparent. The director of Franklin Financial Services Corp, Gregory Duffey; did a trade in the open market by accumulating 27 shares at the avg. market share price of $37.4 of the Pennsylvania-based company having a market value of $1,011 U.S. Dollars. He also bought 27 shares with a total value $1,017 USD in the last 30 days. The probability of this acquisition remaining a secret is very low as it’s new, with Gregory Duffey now having rights to 4,780 shares — that is 0.11% of the company’s market capitalization.

Maplelane Capital Llc decreased Bloomin Brands Inc (BLMN) stake by 34.21% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Maplelane Capital Llc sold 129,999 shares as Bloomin Brands Inc (BLMN)’s stock rose 6.68%. The Maplelane Capital Llc holds 250,001 shares with $4.40M value, down from 380,000 last quarter. Bloomin Brands Inc now has $2.00 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.83% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $21.95. About 221,070 shares traded. Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) has risen 8.82% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.88% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Bloomin’ Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Bloomin’ Brands had 33 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. OTR Global downgraded the stock to “Mixed” rating in Friday, October 30 report. Raymond James maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $24 target in Thursday, July 27 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) on Thursday, June 22 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by Goldman Sachs. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was upgraded by CL King. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, April 11. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Friday, June 2. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 6 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) earned “Buy” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 16. As per Wednesday, November 22, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 25 investors sold BLMN shares while 68 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 85.71 million shares or 8.54% less from 93.71 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 873,598 are owned by Geode Mngmt Ltd Llc. Vanguard Group Incorporated holds 0.01% or 11.83 million shares. The Massachusetts-based Boston Ltd Liability has invested 0.1% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Gotham Asset Limited Liability Com holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) for 358,897 shares. Pnc Finance Service Group has 28,404 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Globeflex Cap LP holds 0% or 56 shares. Federated Investors Pa holds 0% or 2,464 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Lsv Asset Mgmt holds 0.09% or 3.03M shares in its portfolio. The New York-based Art Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.04% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). 62,227 are held by Us Natl Bank De. Cornerstone Cap Mgmt Holdg Limited Liability Corp holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) for 244,881 shares. Cap Fund Management Sa stated it has 0.02% in Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN). Amalgamated National Bank accumulated 11,793 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $8.07 million activity. Schmidt David Peter sold $78,750 worth of stock. 9,081 shares were sold by HERLIHY DONAGH, worth $190,020. $7.80M worth of Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) shares were sold by SMITH ELIZABETH A.

Maplelane Capital Llc increased Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) stake by 13,750 shares to 18,000 valued at $3.26M in 2017Q3. It also upped Hertz Global Hldgs Inc (Put) stake by 2.10M shares and now owns 2.13M shares. Netflix Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:NFLX) was raised too.

Analysts await Bloomin' Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN) to report earnings on February, 16. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, up 22.58% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.31 per share. BLMN’s profit will be $34.68 million for 14.44 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by Bloomin' Brands, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 216.67% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $36.35. About 1,644 shares traded. Franklin Financial Services Corporation (OTCMKTS:FRAF) has 0.00% since February 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since December 20, 2017, it had 9 buys, and 0 sales for $1,960 activity. Shares for $377 were bought by Jordan Richard E III on Wednesday, December 20. Another trade for 3 shares valued at $113 was made by Cekovich Ronald L on Wednesday, January 3. Hanks Patricia A also bought $113 worth of Franklin Financial Services Corporation (OTCMKTS:FRAF) shares. Carmack Karen K also bought $38 worth of Franklin Financial Services Corporation (OTCMKTS:FRAF) shares. $1,017 worth of Franklin Financial Services Corporation (OTCMKTS:FRAF) shares were bought by Duffey Gregory A.

Franklin Financial Services Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for Farmers and Merchants Trust Company of Chambersburg that provides commercial and retail banking, and trust services to small and medium-sized businesses, individuals, governmental entities, and non-profit organizations in Pennsylvania. The company has market cap of $158.31 million. It offers various deposit products, including checking, savings, and time deposit accounts. It has a 72.55 P/E ratio. The firm also provides commercial real estate loans, construction and land development loans, agricultural loans, installment and revolving loans to consumers, and residential mortgage loans, as well as secured and unsecured commercial and industrial loans, including accounts receivable and inventory financing, and commercial equipment financing.

Investors sentiment is 0 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 0 investors sold Franklin Financial Services Corporation shares while 0 reduced holdings. only 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 47,461 shares or 0.00% without change from 47,461 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Logan Cap Incorporated invested in 43,750 shares. Orrstown Fin Svcs holds 3,711 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio.