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Banner (BANR) Shareholder Fsi Group Has Lowered Holding by $4.04 Million; Mondrian Investment Partners LTD Has Raised Holding in Barnes (B)

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Fsi Group Llc decreased its stake in Banner Corp (BANR) by 91.35% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Fsi Group Llc sold 67,254 shares as the company’s stock rose 9.47% with the market. The hedge fund held 6,369 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $383,000, down from 73,623 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Fsi Group Llc who had been investing in Banner Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.01B market cap company. The stock decreased 5.59% or $3.35 during the last trading session, reaching $56.54. About 248,951 shares traded or 48.21% up from the average. Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) has risen 16.68% since December 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.06% the S&P500. Some Historical BANR News: 28/03/2018 – Banner Corp Increases Qtrly Cash Div by 40% to $0.35 Per Shr, Schedules 1Q18 Conference Call and Webcast and Renews Stk Repurchase Program; 28/03/2018 – Banner Corporation Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend by 40% to $0.35 Per Share, Schedules 1Q18 Conference Call and Webcast and; 14/03/2018 – SUPERVALU Announces Plans to Exit Farm Fresh Banner; 18/05/2018 – EPRINT GROUP LTD 1884.HK – EXPECTED RESULT DUE TO IMPROVEMENT IN OPERATING RESULTS FROM E-BANNER SEGMENT; 28/03/2018 – PA House of Reps: Kortz: Four municipalities in the 38th Legislative District recognized as 2018 Banner Communities; 14/03/2018 – SUPERVALU REPORTS PLANS TO EXIT FARM FRESH BANNER; 30/04/2018 – Phoenix Bus Jrnl: EXCLUSIVE: Banner Health to invest $1.7B this year in construction projects; 09/05/2018 – World-renowned heart surgeon joins Banner Health; 23/03/2018 – Banner Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 27/03/2018 – Starboard Cruise Services Drives Banner Year Of Growth With New Retail Reality Proposition

Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd increased its stake in Barnes (B) by 10.94% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd bought 6,585 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.00% with the market. The institutional investor held 66,753 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $3.93M, up from 60,168 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd who had been investing in Barnes for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.87 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 6.54% or $3.92 during the last trading session, reaching $56. About 248,305 shares traded or 6.48% up from the average. Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) has risen 6.35% since December 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.27% the S&P500. Some Historical B News: 27/04/2018 – Barnes Group Sees 2018 EPS $3.03-EPS $3.15; 27/04/2018 – BARNES GROUP INC – CONTINUES TO ANTICIPATE 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF BETWEEN $60 TO $65 MLN; 27/04/2018 – BARNES GROUP INC B.N SEES FY 2018 SALES UP 5 TO 6 PCT; 04/05/2018 – Barnes Group Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend; 21/04/2018 DJ Barnes Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (B); 04/05/2018 – BARNES GROUP BOOSTS QTR DIV TO 16C/SHR FROM 14C, EST. 15C; 27/04/2018 – Barnes Group Sees 2018 Sales Growth of 5%-6%; 27/04/2018 – BARNES GROUP INC B.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $3.04, REV VIEW $1.51 BLN — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 27/04/2018 – Barnes Group Sees 2018 Organic Sales Growth 3%-4%; 27/04/2018 – BARNES GROUP INC SEES 2018 ORGANIC SALES GROWTH OF 3% TO 4%

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.9 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.05, from 0.95 in 2018Q1. It dived, as 18 investors sold B shares while 73 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 43.62 million shares or 2.96% less from 44.95 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. Great West Life Assurance Co Can holds 0.01% or 63,090 shares. Sg Americas Secs Limited Company, New York-based fund reported 19,506 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B). Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Co stated it has 130,903 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B). Advisors Asset Management has invested 0.05% in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B). Pillar Pacific Cap Management Limited Company holds 0.06% or 9,200 shares in its portfolio. Teacher Retirement Of Texas owns 0% invested in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) for 10,260 shares. Alliancebernstein LP has 0% invested in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B). Parkside Bank & Trust And reported 43 shares. Vanguard Gru Inc holds 4.85 million shares. Moreover, Smithfield Trust Com has 0.04% invested in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) for 5,810 shares. Ironwood Management Lc accumulated 30,680 shares or 1.28% of the stock. Bluemountain Capital Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) for 7,342 shares. King Luther Cap holds 215,244 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio.

More notable recent Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “BlackBerry Scoops Up Cybersecurity Company Cylance For $1.4B (NYSE:BB) – Benzinga” on November 16, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Welltower reports $1B in new off-market investments – Seeking Alpha” published on December 04, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Takeda, Shire shareholders approve $62B tie-up – Boston Business Journal” on December 05, 2018. More interesting news about Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) Strikes $5B M&A Deal With Tesaro (NASDAQ:TSRO) In Quest To Boost Oncology Franchise – Benzinga” published on December 03, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Barnes Group Inc (B) CEO Patrick Dempsey on Merger & Acquisition Conference – Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: November 15, 2018.

Among 10 analysts covering Barnes Group (NYSE:B), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Barnes Group had 28 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, October 19 by Buckingham Research. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Sidoti. The company was initiated on Friday, December 11 by DA Davidson. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 29 by SunTrust. The stock of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, December 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, April 7. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Friday, October 27. Robert W. Baird maintained Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold” rating.

Since June 8, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $123,009 activity. $2,128 worth of stock was bought by BENANAV GARY G on Monday, September 10. MCCLELLAN HASSELL H also sold $81,551 worth of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) on Monday, November 26. BARNES THOMAS O sold $45,646 worth of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE:B) on Wednesday, November 28.

Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd, which manages about $70.36B and $3.42B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Embraer Adr (NYSE:ERJ) by 704,285 shares to 18.11 million shares, valued at $450.99M in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Ritchie Bros (NYSE:RBA) by 44,942 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.37M shares, and cut its stake in Sap Adr (NYSE:SAP).

Among 10 analysts covering Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Banner Corporation had 24 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. FBR Capital maintained Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) rating on Friday, July 29. FBR Capital has “Mkt Perform” rating and $48 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 7 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Piper Jaffray initiated Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) on Monday, September 28 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, September 13. Stephens maintained Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) rating on Tuesday, April 24. Stephens has “Hold” rating and $6000 target. The rating was reinitiated by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Tuesday, October 11. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, April 24 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Sandler O’Neill.

Since November 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $39,714 activity. $34,988 worth of Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) was sold by Conner Peter.

More notable recent Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Banner Corporation to Acquire Skagit Bancorp, Inc. – GlobeNewswire” on July 25, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Intercontinental Hits 52-Week High: Will the Trend Continue? – Nasdaq” published on November 19, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “BANR vs. HFWA: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? – Nasdaq” on December 04, 2018. More interesting news about Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Banner Corporation to Attend Piper Jaffray Western Bank Symposium – GlobeNewswire” published on November 07, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Banner Corporation to Attend FIG Partners 21st Bank CEO Forum – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: January 29, 2018.

Analysts await Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $1.05 earnings per share, up 47.89% or $0.34 from last year’s $0.71 per share. BANR’s profit will be $37.25 million for 13.46 P/E if the $1.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.19 actual earnings per share reported by Banner Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.76% negative EPS growth.

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