Veritex Holdings, Inc. (VBTX) At $29.40 Forms Top; National Research (NRCIA)’s Sentiment Is 1.75

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National Research Corp (NRCIA) investors sentiment decreased to 1.75 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.07, from 1.82 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 42 hedge funds started new and increased stock positions, while 24 sold and reduced stock positions in National Research Corp. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 8.18 million shares, up from 6.04 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding National Research Corp in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 19 Increased: 27 New Position: 15.

Veritex Holdings, Inc. (VBTX) formed multiple top with $30.28 target or 3.00% above today’s $29.40 share price. Veritex Holdings, Inc. (VBTX) has $709.97M valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $29.4. About 74,284 shares traded. Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) has declined 2.33% since May 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.88% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Veritex Holdings (NASDAQ:VBTX), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Veritex Holdings has $34 highest and $20 lowest target. $32.83’s average target is 11.67% above currents $29.4 stock price. Veritex Holdings had 10 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Tuesday, January 16. The stock of Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, October 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Thursday, July 20. The rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Overweight” on Thursday, February 1. The stock of Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by Stephens. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 24 by Sandler O’Neill.

More news for National Research Corporation (NASDAQ:NRCIA) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “National Research Corporation Announces First Quarter 2018 Results” on May 01, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “National Research Corporation Announces Consummation of Class B Common Stock Recapitalization” and published on April 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 9 selling transactions for $58.65 million activity.

Spitfire Capital Llc holds 4.97% of its portfolio in National Research Corporation for 300,990 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management Llc owns 2.18 million shares or 0.66% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc has 0.65% invested in the company for 453,436 shares. The Massachusetts-based Capital Impact Advisors Llc has invested 0.58% in the stock. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 18,534 shares.

National Research Corporation provides analytics and insights for the patient and employee experience in serving the healthcare providers, payers, and other healthcare organizations in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $889.27 million. The Company’s portfolio of subscription solutions offer information and analysis services in a range of elements, including patient experience and satisfaction, community population health risks, workforce engagement, community perceptions, and physician engagement. It has a 37.2 P/E ratio. The firm offers Market Insights solutions that allow the tracking of awareness, perception, and consistency of healthcare brands; assessment of competitive differentiators; and enhanced segmentation tools to evaluate the needs, wants, and behaviors of communities through real-time competitive assessments and enhanced segmentation tools.

The stock increased 1.51% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $33.55. About 36,816 shares traded or 46.50% up from the average. National Research Corporation (NRCIA) has risen 44.75% since May 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.20% the S&P500.

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