After Reaching Milestone, Is Bcb Bancorp Inc (nj) (NASDAQ:BCBP)’s Short Interest Revealing Something?

May 17, 2018 - By Harriett Tippett

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.46 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.98, from 3.44 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 7 investors sold BCB Bancorp, Inc. shares while 6 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 4.83 million shares or 50.30% less from 9.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Vantage Investment Advisors Limited Liability Co accumulated 0% or 200 shares. Vanguard Gp holds 486,574 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bessemer Group Inc reported 6,400 shares. Northern Trust Corporation holds 138,434 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Systems accumulated 23,400 shares. 8,497 are owned by . Bancshares Of America Corp De reported 10,534 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 31,343 shares stake. Blackrock, New York-based fund reported 588,138 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd stated it has 106,802 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Ins The stated it has 11,697 shares. State Street holds 0% of its portfolio in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) for 169,628 shares. Cornerstone Management Limited Liability stated it has 1,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wellington Mgmt Group Incorporated Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% in BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) or 581,615 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 1,470 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since March 14, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $23,550 activity. The insider Stetz Gary S. bought 500 shares worth $7,900.

The stock of Bcb Bancorp Inc (nj) (NASDAQ:BCBP) registered a decrease of 10.85% in short interest. BCBP’s total short interest was 166,000 shares in May as published by FINRA. Its down 10.85% from 186,200 shares, reported previously. With 14,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 12 days to cover their BCBP’s short positions.

The stock increased 1.63% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $15.55. About 6,696 shares traded. BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) has declined 5.15% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for BCB Community Bank, a state chartered commercial bank that provides banking services and products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company has market cap of $243.94 million. The firm offers deposit products, including savings and club accounts, interest and non-interest bearing demand accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, and term certificate accounts. It has a 20.73 P/E ratio. It also provides loans, such as commercial and multi-family real estate loans, one-to four-family mortgage loans, home equity loans and home equity lines of credit, construction loans, consumer loans, commercial business loans, and small business administration lending services.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering BCB Bancorp (NASDAQ:BCBP), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. BCB Bancorp had 2 analyst reports since February 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) rating on Tuesday, February 27. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $16.5 target. The stock of BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, February 27 by Wood.

More news for BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) were recently published by: Streetinsider.com, which released: “BCB Bancorp (BCBP) Declares $0.14 Quarterly Dividend; 3.6% Yield” on April 23, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “BCB Bancorp, Inc. Earnings Increase 59.0 Percent to $4.6 Million in the First Quarter of 2018; Declares Cash Dividend …” and published on April 23, 2018 is yet another important article.

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