Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Raised Its Midsouth Bcp (MSL) Position; Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (TSE:CFW) Had 5 Bulls

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Among 11 analysts covering Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (TSE:CFW), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Calfrac Well Services Ltd. had 72 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, February 24, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. As per Friday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, July 21 by Scotia Capital. The rating was maintained by TD Securities with “Hold” on Thursday, November 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (TSE:CFW) rating on Friday, April 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $2 target. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Sector Performer” rating on Tuesday, February 9 by IBC. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 25 by Paradigm Research. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Monday, October 5 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, January 6, the company rating was downgraded by TD Securities. See Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (TSE:CFW) latest ratings:

27/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $4.50 New Target: $6.00 Target Up
27/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Speculative Buy Old Target: $5.50 New Target: $7.00 Upgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: National Bank Canada Rating: Outperform Old Target: $6.50 New Target: $7.50 Target Up
27/10/2017 Broker: TD Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: $6.00 New Target: $7.00 Target Up
20/10/2017 Broker: IBC Rating: Old Target: $4.50 New Target: $6.75 Target Up

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc increased Midsouth Bcp (MSL) stake by 101.57% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc acquired 224,019 shares as Midsouth Bcp (MSL)’s stock declined 4.14%. The Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc holds 444,578 shares with $5.89M value, up from 220,559 last quarter. Midsouth Bcp now has $215.25 million valuation. The stock decreased 1.15% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $12.95. About 27,847 shares traded. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has declined 9.57% since April 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.12% the S&P500.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 14 selling transactions for $1.07 million activity. CLOUTIER C R sold $71,400 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. 5,000 shares were sold by HILLIARD CLAYTON PAUL, worth $64,800 on Monday, February 26. The insider MCLEMORE JAMES R JR bought $1,838. Hargroder Andrew G sold $42,000 worth of stock.

Among 7 analysts covering MidSouth Bancorp (NYSE:MSL), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. MidSouth Bancorp has $17 highest and $9.75 lowest target. $14.90’s average target is 15.06% above currents $12.95 stock price. MidSouth Bancorp had 19 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) earned “Underperform” rating by Raymond James on Friday, June 9. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. As per Friday, December 16, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The stock of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Hovde Group. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 31 by Hovde Group. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Hovde Group given on Tuesday, June 13. As per Monday, April 2, the company rating was upgraded by FIG Partners. The stock of MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 12 by Stephens.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.68, from 2.18 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 5 investors sold MSL shares while 15 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 9.54 million shares or 2.82% more from 9.28 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Legal & General Group Public Lc accumulated 0% or 2,464 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0% or 32,260 shares in its portfolio. Hotchkis Wiley Capital Limited Liability Corp reported 61,605 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 24,294 shares. Rmb Capital Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.26% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Fj Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company stated it has 1.32% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Northern Trust, a Illinois-based fund reported 153,840 shares. Hilton Mgmt Lc holds 0.08% or 38,185 shares in its portfolio. Wellington Management Grp Llp invested in 0% or 288,004 shares. Ameritas Ptnrs Incorporated stated it has 0% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Salzhauer Michael has invested 0.72% in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Jpmorgan Chase And Co holds 3,144 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pacific Ridge Lc reported 240,953 shares. Federated Investors Inc Pa stated it has 0% of its portfolio in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL).

The stock increased 6.32% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $5.72. About 674,101 shares traded or 37.49% up from the average. Calfrac Well Services Ltd. (TSE:CFW) has 0.00% since April 11, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Calfrac Well Services Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialized oilfield services in Canada, the United States, the Russian Federation, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $823.16 million. The firm offers hydraulic fracturing, coiled tubing, cementing, other well stimulation, and pressure pumping services to oil and natural gas industries. It has a 143 P/E ratio.

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