Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) Analysts See $1.45 EPS

June 14, 2018 - By Paula Hilliard

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.47, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 22 investors sold Wintrust Financial Corporation shares while 107 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 49.34 million shares or 0.49% less from 49.58 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Moreover, Manufacturers Life Insurance The has 0.01% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 128,473 shares. Axiom De invested in 76,683 shares. Pinebridge Invs L P reported 5,602 shares. Rmb Capital Management reported 3,300 shares. Mairs & Power invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). First Mercantile has 0.12% invested in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) for 6,610 shares. Of Toledo Na Oh has invested 0.06% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). The California-based Schwab Charles Inv Management Inc has invested 0.02% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Nordea Investment Mngmt accumulated 56,500 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Greenwood Capital Assoc Limited has invested 0.09% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). New York State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC). Meeder Asset Mngmt Incorporated holds 2,204 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc holds 10,300 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Ameritas Partners holds 0.09% or 21,377 shares in its portfolio. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.03% in Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC).

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 selling transactions for $4.35 million activity. On Friday, April 20 MURPHY RICHARD B sold $163,327 worth of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) or 1,795 shares. 11,235 Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) shares with value of $983,737 were sold by DYKSTRA DAVID A. STOEHR DAVID L sold 5,268 shares worth $461,424. WEHMER EDWARD J sold $1.24M worth of stock or 14,173 shares.

Analysts expect Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) to report $1.45 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 30.63 % from last quarter’s $1.11 EPS. WTFC’s profit would be $81.61M giving it 16.27 P/E if the $1.45 EPS is correct. After having $1.40 EPS previously, Wintrust Financial Corporation’s analysts see 3.57 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $94.34. About 508,406 shares traded or 30.38% up from the average. Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has risen 32.06% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.49% the S&P500.

Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Wintrust Financial Corp (NASDAQ:WTFC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Wintrust Financial Corp had 20 analyst reports since December 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, April 17. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) rating on Tuesday, January 23. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $98.0 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by Piper Jaffray. On Friday, February 9 the stock rating was upgraded by FIG Partners to “Buy”. The stock of Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Hovde Group. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, March 12 by FIG Partners. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 23 by Hovde Group. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 17 by Wedbush.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, a financial holding company, provides banking and other financial services and products to clients in the Chicago metropolitan area and in southern Wisconsin. The company has market cap of $5.31 billion. It operates in three divisions: Community Banking, Specialty Finance, and Wealth Management. It has a 21.44 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment offers personal and commercial banking services primarily to individuals, small to mid-sized businesses, local governmental units, and institutional customers.

Another recent and important Wintrust Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:WTFC) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “New Research Coverage Highlights Wintrust Financial, InfraREIT, Innophos, Western Gas Equity Partners, LP, Getty …” on May 21, 2018.

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