Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) Reaches $9.01 After 8.00% Down Move; Banner (BANR) Sentiment Is 1.13

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Banner Corp (BANR) investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2018 Q3. It’s down -0.08, from 1.21 in 2018Q2. The ratio is negative, as 85 active investment managers opened new and increased holdings, while 75 trimmed and sold equity positions in Banner Corp. The active investment managers in our database now have: 28.04 million shares, down from 28.60 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Banner Corp in top ten holdings increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 15 Reduced: 60 Increased: 52 New Position: 33.

The stock of Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 3.64% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $9.01. About 68,539 shares traded. Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) has declined 10.71% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.71% the S&P500. Some Historical VRA News: 14/03/2018 – VERA BRADLEY INC VRA.O SEES FY 2019 SHR $0.35 TO $0.45; 16/03/2018 – Vera Bradley Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/04/2018 – DJ Vera Bradley Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VRA); 14/03/2018 – Vera Bradley Sees FY EPS 35c-EPS 45c; 14/03/2018 Vera Bradley 4Q EPS 24c; 14/03/2018 – VERA BRADLEY IN PACT WITH APPAREL PARTNERSHIP; 14/03/2018 – VERA BRADLEY INC – SEES 2019 NET REVENUES OF $405 TO $425 MLN; 14/03/2018 – Vera Bradley Announces New Licensing Agreement for Sleepwear/Loungewear; 14/03/2018 – Vera Bradley 4Q Rev $132M; 22/05/2018 – Vera Bradley Presenting at Conference Jun 7The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $312.35 million company. It was reported on Feb, 13 by Barchart.com. We have $8.29 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:VRA worth $24.99 million less.

More notable recent Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Vera Bradley Actually Has A Bull Case – Seeking Alpha” on January 22, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Vera Bradley Earnings: VRA Stock Slides on Disappointing Q3 Sales – Nasdaq” published on December 12, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Analysts Estimate Vera Bradley (VRA) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for – Nasdaq” on December 05, 2018. More interesting news about Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Pre-Market Earnings Report for December 12, 2018 : PLAB, VRA, SKIS – Nasdaq” published on December 11, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Vera Bradley: What A Recovery – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: September 10, 2018.

Vera Bradley, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and sells womenÂ’s handbags, luggage and travel items, fashion and home accessories, and gifts. The company has market cap of $312.35 million. The firm offers totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, backpacks, baby, and lunch bags; accessories, inclduing wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, jewelry, scarves, and various technology accessories; and travel products, such as rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags comprising duffel and weekend bags. It has a 15.75 P/E ratio. It also provides home products consisting of mugs and tumblers, as well as textiles products, such as throw blankets, beach towels, comforters, and wellness and beauty products; offers apparel/footwear, stationery, merchandising, and gift card products; and licenses its products.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.82 in Q3 2018. Its up 0.93, from 1.89 in 2018Q2. It improved, as 7 investors sold Vera Bradley, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 23.79 million shares or 0.75% more from 23.61 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Gotham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 10,823 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited Co invested in 80,627 shares or 0% of the stock. Marshall Wace Llp owns 32,978 shares. Signaturefd Limited Liability holds 40 shares. Assetmark, California-based fund reported 97 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Management invested 0% of its portfolio in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA). Financial Bank Of America De accumulated 126,750 shares. Moreover, Art Advsr Limited Liability has 0.02% invested in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) for 29,823 shares. The Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA). State Common Retirement Fund reported 75,850 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.08% or 92,704 shares. Point72 Asset Management Lp owns 0.05% invested in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) for 840,285 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn holds 0% in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) or 41,244 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & reported 24,433 shares. Meeder Asset Incorporated holds 300 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) to report earnings on March, 13. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, down 30.30% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.33 per share. VRA’s profit will be $7.97M for 9.79 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by Vera Bradley, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 91.67% EPS growth.

More notable recent Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Analysts Forecast 13% Gains Ahead For KBE – Nasdaq” on January 31, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Banner’s (BANR) CEO Mark Grescovich on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on January 24, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Validea John Neff Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 1/29/2019 – Nasdaq” on January 29, 2019. More interesting news about Banner Corporation (NASDAQ:BANR) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “BANR or NWBI: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now? – Zacks.com” published on January 30, 2019 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Banner (BANR) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth – Zacks.com” with publication date: January 16, 2019.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $126,426 activity.

Banner Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for Banner Bank and Islanders Bank, which provides commercial banking and financial services and products to individuals, businesses, and public sector entities primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.08 billion. It offers deposit products, including interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, regular savings accounts, certificates of deposit, cash management services, and retirement savings plans. It has a 14.21 P/E ratio. The firm also provides commercial real estate loans, including owner-occupied, investment properties, and multifamily residential real estate; construction, land, and land development loans; residential mortgage loans; commercial business loans; agricultural loans; and consumer loans, such as home equity lines of credit, automobile, and boat and recreational vehicle loans, as well as loans secured by deposit accounts.

The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $58.98. About 29,479 shares traded. Banner Corporation (BANR) has risen 3.01% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.01% the S&P500. Some Historical BANR News: 12/04/2018 – BANNER HEALTH AGREES TO SETTLE FALSE CLAIMS ACT ALLEGATIONS; 28/03/2018 – Banner Corp Raises Quarter Dividend to 35c; 23/04/2018 – BANNER 1Q TOTAL ASSETS $10.32B; 09/05/2018 – World-renowned heart surgeon joins Banner Health; 21/05/2018 – IPG Mediabrands Brings Agencies Society and Ansible Under Reprise Banner; 25/04/2018 – Banner Corporation Announces Results of Annual Meeting, Shareholders Approve All Proposals and Confirm All Nominated Directors to Board; New Directors Join the Board; 27/03/2018 – Starboard Cruise Services Drives Banner Year Of Growth With New Retail Reality Proposition; 23/04/2018 – Banner Corp 1Q EPS 89c; 05/03/2018 Banner Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/03/2018 – Alleghey Cy: 03-23-18 – Fitzgerald, Allegheny League of Municipalities Announce Banner Communities

Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. holds 4.94% of its portfolio in Banner Corporation for 285,692 shares. Forest Hill Capital Llc owns 260,225 shares or 3.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Channing Capital Management Llc has 2.12% invested in the company for 944,904 shares. The Missouri-based Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. has invested 1.81% in the stock. Alphaone Investment Services Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 77,922 shares.

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