Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) At $28.10 Forms Top; Clark Capital Management Group Has Decreased Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY) Position

Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) formed multiple top with $30.63 target or 9.00% above today’s $28.10 share price. Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK) has $808.95 million valuation. The stock increased 1.63% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $28.1. About 62,384 shares traded. Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) has risen 55.26% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.56% the S&P500.

Clark Capital Management Group Inc decreased Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY) stake by 13.66% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Clark Capital Management Group Inc sold 52,867 shares as Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que (RY)’s stock declined 9.02%. The Clark Capital Management Group Inc holds 334,084 shares with $25.84M value, down from 386,951 last quarter. Royal Bk Cda Montreal Que now has $111.18B valuation. The stock decreased 1.12% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $77.52. About 877,096 shares traded or 5.29% up from the average. Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) has risen 16.29% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.41% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.26 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.49, from 1.77 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 6 investors sold Guaranty Bancorp shares while 17 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 20.29 million shares or 2.45% more from 19.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Meeder Asset Management Inc invested in 878 shares or 0% of the stock. The New York-based First Manhattan has invested 0% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Jpmorgan Chase And has 0% invested in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) for 55,714 shares. Franklin Res, a California-based fund reported 2.06M shares. Banc Funds Co Ltd Liability Com invested 0.23% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). 4,004 were reported by Bank Of America De. Deutsche Bankshares Ag reported 126,110 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.03% or 621,259 shares. Pnc Financial Services Grp has 0.01% invested in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Ranger Management Ltd Partnership has invested 0.19% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Td Asset Management accumulated 27,200 shares. Northern Trust has invested 0% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 3,976 shares. Ameritas Inv Partners reported 2,062 shares stake. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Llc holds 0% or 5,785 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Guaranty Bancorp has $34.0 highest and $18 lowest target. $29.50’s average target is 4.98% above currents $28.1 stock price. Guaranty Bancorp had 15 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, July 11 by Piper Jaffray. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 22 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Thursday, October 5. Sandler O’Neill upgraded the shares of GBNK in report on Thursday, October 27 to “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Wood upgraded the shares of GBNK in report on Tuesday, April 12 to “Outperform” rating. FIG Partners upgraded Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) on Thursday, August 13 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) earned “Buy” rating by Hovde Group on Thursday, January 25.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $6.37 million activity. 81,900 shares valued at $2.35 million were sold by WYCOFF W KIRK on Friday, October 27. On Monday, February 12 the insider Treece Christopher G sold $130,870. $259,585 worth of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) shares were sold by TAYLOR PAUL W. Hobbs Michael B had sold 4,770 shares worth $133,065. $61,176 worth of stock was sold by DiPetro Michael J on Thursday, February 22.

Analysts await Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.45 earnings per share, up 28.57% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.35 per share. GBNK’s profit will be $12.95 million for 15.61 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by Guaranty Bancorp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.76% EPS growth.

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