Robert Vitale the PRESIDENT & CEO of Post Holdings, Inc. (POST), Picked up 2,720 Shares; Umb Financial (UMBF) SI Increased By 11.98%

Umb Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) had an increase of 11.98% in short interest. UMBF’s SI was 1.61M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 11.98% from 1.44 million shares previously. With 206,500 avg volume, 8 days are for Umb Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF)’s short sellers to cover UMBF’s short positions. The SI to Umb Financial Corporation’s float is 3.7%. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $73.99. About 64,116 shares traded. UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) has risen 26.44% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.74% the S&P500.

As published in a legally required form filed with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission on 07-02-2018, Robert Vitale an insider in Post Holdings Inc and currently PRESIDENT & CEO, made a purchase of shares worth $200,514 U.S. Dollars in the firm. He acquired 2,720 new shares, at average $73.7 per share. Right now, Robert Vitale owns 316,304 shares which are about 0.48% of the company’s total market cap (Market Capitalization is a measurement of business value based on share price and number of shares outstanding).

Post Holdings, Inc. operates as a consumer packaged goods holding firm in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $4.83 billion. It makes and sells ready-to-eat cereal and hot cereal, egg, refrigerated potato, cheese and other dairy case, and pasta products; and markets and distributes ready-to-drink beverages, bars, powders and other nutritional supplements. It has a 147.34 P/E ratio. The firm also makes peanut butter and other nut butters, baking nuts, dried fruits, and nuts; distributes cereals and snacks; and provides peanut blanching, granulation, and roasting services to the peanut industry.

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $73.67. About 911,892 shares traded. Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has risen 11.46% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.24% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 33 investors sold Post Holdings, Inc. shares while 77 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 71.70 million shares or 1.02% more from 70.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reported 22,400 shares. Mason Street Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Whittier Of Nevada, Nevada-based fund reported 40 shares. 15,000 are owned by Gabelli & Inv Advisers. Ledyard Comml Bank stated it has 0% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Pnc Fin Service Grp holds 0.01% or 92,779 shares in its portfolio. Private Comm Na accumulated 0.05% or 2,858 shares. Federated Investors Inc Pa stated it has 64,468 shares. Acadian Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Moreover, Ellington Mngmt Grp Ltd Company has 0.14% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). 64,258 were accumulated by Prudential Fin. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement owns 0.02% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) for 82,619 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 48,298 shares stake. Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Verition Fund Mgmt Llc has 5,150 shares.

Among 13 analysts covering Post (NYSE:POST), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Post has $110.0 highest and $65 lowest target. $101’s average target is 37.10% above currents $73.67 stock price. Post had 31 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, February 6 report. The company was reinitiated on Monday, August 24 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 16. TheStreet upgraded Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) on Monday, August 17 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by BB&T Capital on Tuesday, December 15. Pivotal Research downgraded the shares of POST in report on Thursday, May 11 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 14. On Friday, February 2 the stock rating was maintained by Pivotal Research with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust to “Buy” on Wednesday, September 30.

UMB Financial Corporation, a bank holding company, provides various banking and other financial services. The company has market cap of $3.69 billion. It operates through three divisions: Bank, Institutional Investment Management, and Asset Servicing. It has a 14.93 P/E ratio. The Bank segment offers a range of banking services to commercial, retail, government, and correspondent bank clients through its branches, call center, Internet banking, and ATM network.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.17, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 17 investors sold UMB Financial Corporation shares while 55 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 40.30 million shares or 0.01% less from 40.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, World Asset Mngmt has 0.01% invested in UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) for 2,835 shares. Ameriprise Financial has 0.02% invested in UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF). Liberty Mutual Gru Asset reported 0.05% of its portfolio in UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF). 851,750 are held by Champlain Inv Partners Lc. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp reported 1.10 million shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. 16,173 are owned by Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund. Retirement Of Alabama has 56,785 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Aqr Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 77,410 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Mason Street Advsrs Lc has invested 0.04% in UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF). Deutsche Bankshares Ag stated it has 152,117 shares. Brown Advisory Inc reported 82,330 shares. Moreover, Ghp Invest Advisors Incorporated has 0.1% invested in UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) for 9,050 shares. Kansas-based Kwmg Ltd Company has invested 0.39% in UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF). Jacobs Levy Equity Inc holds 31,980 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Whittier Tru reported 61 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering UMB Financial (NASDAQ:UMBF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. UMB Financial had 22 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, January 24 with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 2 by PiperJaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $65 target in Thursday, September 3 report. The stock of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Stephens. On Tuesday, January 10 the stock rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral”. The stock of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) earned “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, April 28. Raymond James upgraded UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) on Thursday, March 16 to “Market Perform” rating. Wells Fargo initiated UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) on Friday, January 6 with “Market Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Wells Fargo. As per Thursday, August 10, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 insider sales for $742,288 activity. $419,834 worth of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) was sold by KEMPER J MARINER. GRAVES GREG M also bought $20,991 worth of UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) on Thursday, February 1. 1,862 shares were sold by Swett Christian R, worth $136,854 on Wednesday, December 13.