Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SYRS) EPS Estimated At $-0.50; Webster Financial (WBS) Shorts Increased By 1.86%

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Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) had an increase of 1.86% in short interest. WBS’s SI was 3.35 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 1.86% from 3.29 million shares previously. With 414,400 avg volume, 8 days are for Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS)’s short sellers to cover WBS’s short positions. The SI to Webster Financial Corporation’s float is 3.68%. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $55.15. About 322,205 shares traded. Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) has declined 5.96% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.96% the S&P500. Some Historical WBS News: 12/03/2018 – Webster Financial Volume Rises Almost Quadruple 20 Day Average; 02/05/2018 – Wells Capital Management Inc. Exits Webster Financial; 19/04/2018 – Webster 1Q EPS 85c; 21/03/2018 – Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.75%; 09/04/2018 – Conterra Networks Completes Acquisition Of Gulf Coast Regional Fiber-Optic Provider; 22/05/2018 – UNITED FINANCIAL BANCORP INC – EMPLOYEES AT SIX WEBSTER BANK BRANCHES ARE EXPECTED TO JOIN UNITED BANK TEAM:; 22/03/2018 – WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP WBS.N : UBS STARTS WITH NEUTRAL RATING: TARGET PRICE $58; 23/04/2018 – WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORP WBS.N : MORGAN STANLEY RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $59 FROM $56; 21/03/2018 – Webster Raises Prime Lending Rate to 4.75 Percent; 23/04/2018 – Webster Financial Raises Dividend to 33c Vs. 26c

Analysts expect Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYRS) to report $-0.50 EPS on March, 11.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 13.79% from last quarter’s $-0.58 EPS. After having $-0.47 EPS previously, Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s analysts see 6.38% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.98% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $6.51. About 66,285 shares traded. Syros Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYRS) has declined 37.17% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.17% the S&P500. Some Historical SYRS News: 14/05/2018 – Aisling Capital LLC Exits Position in Syros Pharmaceuticals; 15/05/2018 – Casdin Capital LLC Exits Position in Syros Pharmaceuticals; 16/04/2018 – SYROS PHARMACEUTICALS INC – EXPECT TO OPEN EXPANSION COHORTS IN PHASE 1 TRIAL IN MID-2018; 16/04/2018 – Syros Pharmaceuticals: On Track to Report Data From Dose Escalation Portion of Phase 1 Trial in 4Q of 2018; 30/05/2018 – Syros Pharmaceuticals Presenting at JMP Conference Jun 21; 13/03/2018 – SYROS PHARMACEUTICALS INC SYRS.O : WEDBUSH RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $13 FROM $11; 12/03/2018 – SYROS NAMES JOSEPH J. FERRA AS CFO; 23/04/2018 – DJ Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SYRS); 12/03/2018 – Syros Pharmaceuticals 4Q Loss $15.3M; 16/05/2018 – SYROS TO PRESENT ON DESIGN OF ONGOING PHASE 1 CLINICAL TRIAL OF SY-1365 AT UPCOMING ASCO ANNUAL MEETING

More notable recent Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Earnings Scheduled For January 24, 2019 – Benzinga” on January 24, 2019, also Zacks.com with their article: “Webster Financial (WBS) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth – Zacks.com” published on January 17, 2019, Zacks.com published: “Webster Financial (WBS) Stock Up 3.7% on Q4 Earnings Beat – Zacks.com” on January 25, 2019. More interesting news about Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Financial Sector Update for 01/24/2019: WBS,SLM,ORI – Nasdaq” published on January 24, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Financial Sector Update for 01/24/2019: SQ,WBS,SLM,ORI – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 24, 2019.

Webster Financial Corporation operates as the holding firm for Webster Bank, National Association that provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.09 billion. It operates through four divisions: Commercial Banking, Community Banking, HSA Bank, and Private Banking. It has a 14.48 P/E ratio. The Commercial Banking segment provides lending, deposit, and cash management services to middle market companies; and asset lending, commercial real estate, and equipment finance, as well as treasury and payment services, which include government and institutional banking.

Among 2 analysts covering Webster Financial (NYSE:WBS), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Webster Financial had 3 analyst reports since September 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 3. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Tuesday, September 18 report. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Friday, October 19.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.21, from 1.17 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 24 investors sold Webster Financial Corporation shares while 80 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 80.27 million shares or 3.85% less from 83.48 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Essex Fincl Ser stated it has 0.19% in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS). Voya Inv Ltd Liability owns 0% invested in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) for 18,801 shares. 439,000 were reported by World Investors. Arizona State Retirement Sys reported 0.04% in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS). Brown Advisory accumulated 1.02M shares. Segall Bryant & Hamill Limited Liability Com reported 7,032 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Incorporated owns 631,462 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 8.53 million were accumulated by Blackrock. Prelude Llc owns 0% invested in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) for 118 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) for 110,297 shares. Clinton Gp Incorporated owns 0.23% invested in Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE:WBS) for 10,978 shares. 1.88 million were reported by Amer Century Cos. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 9,516 shares. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Lc holds 0.42% or 370,394 shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association owns 14,117 shares.

Since October 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $6.10 million activity. 45,859 shares were sold by SMITH JAMES COPENHAVER, worth $2.47 million on Thursday, January 31. CRAWFORD JOHN JOSEPH sold $120,060 worth of stock. OSAR KAREN R had sold 4,000 shares worth $221,148.

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