The Insider, Lisa O’neill Unloaded 1,050 Shares of Lakeland Financial (LKFN); Sypris Solutions (SYPR) Shorts Decreased By 15.24%

Sypris Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SYPR) had a decrease of 15.24% in short interest. SYPR’s SI was 22,800 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 15.24% from 26,900 shares previously. With 15,200 avg volume, 2 days are for Sypris Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SYPR)’s short sellers to cover SYPR’s short positions. The SI to Sypris Solutions Inc’s float is 0.26%. The stock decreased 3.37% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $1.53. About 30,958 shares traded or 32.91% up from the average. Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) has risen 46.53% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.83% the S&P500.

Lisa O’neill, the EVP & CFO of Lakeland Financial Corp, sold 1,050 shares of the company, with a market value $50,674 USD, based on a market stock price of $48.3 per share. At the moment, she has a total of 17,526 shares or 0.07% of the company’s total market cap.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.32, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 3 investors sold Sypris Solutions, Inc. shares while 5 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 3.01 million shares or 0.05% less from 3.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Vanguard owns 185,235 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 38,153 are held by Blackrock Inc. Geode Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR). Tower Research Cap Limited (Trc) holds 8,060 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern Tru stated it has 0% in Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR). Aegis Fincl holds 1.24% or 609,409 shares in its portfolio. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon Corp holds 16,028 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 620,841 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn accumulated 0% or 1 shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 47,041 shares. California Public Employees Retirement reported 49,748 shares. Needham Investment Management Ltd Company holds 0.03% in Sypris Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) or 76,000 shares. 14 were reported by Royal State Bank Of Canada. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability stated it has 11,646 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Thompson Davis, Virginia-based fund reported 4,000 shares.

Sypris Solutions, Inc. provides outsourced services and specialty products in the United States and Mexico. The company has market cap of $32.58 million. It operates through two divisions, Sypris Technologies and Sypris Electronics. It currently has negative earnings. The Sypris Technologies segment supplies forged and machined components for the commercial vehicle, off highway vehicle, light truck, and energy markets.

Lakeland Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for Lake City Bank that provides various financial services in Indiana. The company has market cap of $1.23 billion. The firm offers various deposit products, including noninterest bearing deposits; interest-bearing checking, savings, and money market deposits; and NOW and demand deposits. It has a 21.73 P/E ratio. It also provides commercial and industrial loans, commercial real estate and multi-family residential loans, agri-business and agricultural loans, and other commercial loans; and consumer 1-4 family mortgage loans and other consumer loans.

Analysts await Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.70 earnings per share, up 22.81% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.57 per share. LKFN’s profit will be $17.70 million for 17.30 P/E if the $0.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by Lakeland Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.75% EPS growth.

Since November 6, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $217,740 activity. $89,997 worth of Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) shares were sold by Steiner Jonathan P. $49,500 worth of Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) shares were bought by HIATT THOMAS. 4,558 Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) shares with value of $209,441 were sold by Gavin Michael E. Pruitt Kristin also sold $55,200 worth of Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) on Friday, March 2. KUBACKI MICHAEL L sold $1.03M worth of stock or 22,355 shares. WELCH M SCOTT also bought $1.14 million worth of Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) on Tuesday, February 6. Shares for $4,969 were bought by Smith Brian J on Monday, November 6.

The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $48.45. About 98,157 shares traded. Lakeland Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:LKFN) has risen 35.39% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.69% the S&P500.

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