CNB Financial (CCNE) At $27.91 Forms Top; 3 Analysts Bullish Meritage Homes (MTH)

CNB Financial Corporation (CCNE) formed multiple top with $29.31 target or 5.00% above today’s $27.91 share price. CNB Financial Corporation (CCNE) has $426.61M valuation. The stock increased 1.90% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $27.91. About 18,413 shares traded. CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE) has risen 24.71% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.01% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Meritage (NYSE:MTH), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Meritage had 54 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Monday, November 2. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, February 1. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Monday, January 8. Evercore downgraded Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) on Monday, January 30 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Friday, July 29. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 2 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, January 6. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, February 2 with “Underperform”. The stock of Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 30 by Evercore. See Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) latest ratings:

14/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $55 Upgrade
02/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0 Upgrade
02/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $51 New Target: $55 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Old Rating: Market Outperform New Rating: Market Outperform Old Target: $55 New Target: $57 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $52 New Target: $60 Upgrade
17/01/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Old Target: $51 Upgrade
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $54.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $46 New Target: $51 Maintain

Analysts await CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE) to report earnings on April, 16. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, up 11.63% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.43 per share. CCNE’s profit will be $7.34M for 14.54 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by CNB Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.63% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.47, from 1.83 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 4 investors sold CNB Financial Corporation shares while 18 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 6.55 million shares or 1.14% more from 6.47 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northern Tru stated it has 0% of its portfolio in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE). Pnc Fin Gru holds 0% of its portfolio in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE) for 21,870 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Company has 556 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio has 0% invested in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE) for 26,400 shares. State Street accumulated 0% or 254,578 shares. Voya Inv Mgmt Ltd Co holds 0% or 12,661 shares. Federated Investors Pa, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,041 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 0% invested in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE) for 1,306 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc owns 548,143 shares for 0% of their portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 23,839 shares. Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada has invested 0% in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE). Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE). Moreover, Emerald Advisers Incorporated Pa has 0.43% invested in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE). Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE). Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Company reported 215,500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $27,821 activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $26,910 was bought by Straub Francis X III. On Friday, December 15 Scott Nicholas N. Jr. bought $911 worth of CNB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CCNE) or 32 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold Meritage Homes Corporation shares while 41 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 40.81 million shares or 4.31% more from 39.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Northern Trust has invested 0.01% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Prudential accumulated 129,698 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Illinois-based Great Lakes Advisors Limited Liability has invested 0.06% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Earnest Prtnrs Limited Liability Co has invested 0.78% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership invested 0.04% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Fisher Asset Mngmt Lc has 0.11% invested in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) for 1.71 million shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag accumulated 420,888 shares. Arbiter Ptnrs Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability stated it has 100,465 shares. Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability owns 9,599 shares. Amalgamated Bank & Trust holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) for 5,189 shares. Dreman Value Mgmt L L C stated it has 8,420 shares. Hutchin Hill Ltd Partnership has 5,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 3,496 were reported by Tower Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc). United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd has invested 0% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Ameritas Prns accumulated 0.01% or 3,303 shares.

The stock increased 0.12% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $43.25. About 1.57M shares traded or 250.49% up from the average. Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) has risen 18.92% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500.