Maltese Capital Management Cut Homestreet (HMST) Position By $548,800; 5 Analysts Are Bullish NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Last Week

May 16, 2018 - By Natalie Daughtry

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Maltese Capital Management Llc decreased Homestreet Inc (HMST) stake by 20.63% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Maltese Capital Management Llc sold 19,600 shares as Homestreet Inc (HMST)’s stock declined 0.51%. The Maltese Capital Management Llc holds 75,400 shares with $2.18 million value, down from 95,000 last quarter. Homestreet Inc now has $761.42 million valuation. The stock increased 1.35% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $28.23. About 44,016 shares traded. HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) has risen 9.43% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.12% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. NetScout Systems had 30 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Needham to “Hold”. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, January 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Craig Hallum. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 12 by Piper Jaffray. Pacific Crest downgraded NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) on Monday, January 9 to “Sector Weight” rating. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) earned “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson on Wednesday, January 10. RBC Capital Markets initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, August 13 report. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) earned “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Thursday, July 30. See NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) latest ratings:

07/05/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Terminates
12/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $28.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Buy Old Target: $28.5 New Target: $30 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $29.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0

Among 6 analysts covering HomeStreet (NASDAQ:HMST), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. HomeStreet had 22 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, October 25 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Monday, November 14. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 24 by Wood. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Wednesday, October 28. The rating was downgraded by FBR Capital to “Mkt Perform” on Tuesday, December 20. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) rating on Monday, February 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $31.0 target. FBR Capital maintained HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) rating on Monday, July 27. FBR Capital has “Outperform” rating and $32 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) on Thursday, June 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wood given on Thursday, October 1. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 18 investors sold HMST shares while 47 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 20.47 million shares or 8.81% less from 22.45 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Barclays Pcl reported 0% of its portfolio in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). Teton Advsrs Incorporated holds 30,000 shares. Mason Street Ltd holds 0% in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) or 6,992 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth has invested 0% in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 5,331 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Voya Invest Ltd invested 0% in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). Bessemer Grp Inc has 31,600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Services Automobile Association invested 0% of its portfolio in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). Wells Fargo Mn reported 148,817 shares. Td Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 33,300 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 0% invested in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). First Trust LP stated it has 56,874 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 31,000 shares in its portfolio. New York-based Quantbot Techs Lp has invested 0% in HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST). Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag invested in 0% or 72,468 shares.

Maltese Capital Management Llc increased Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) stake by 44,000 shares to 54,000 valued at $13.76 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG) stake by 9,100 shares and now owns 77,500 shares. Visa Inc (NYSE:V) was raised too.

More important recent HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “HomeStreet Comments on ISS Report and Urges Shareholders to Vote on the White Card for All the Company’s …” on May 14, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Recent Analysis Shows Alphabet, Northrop Grumman, HomeStreet, Galectin Therapeutics, AZZ, and Restoration …”, Businesswire.com published: “Glass Lewis Recommends Shareholders Vote for HomeStreet Nominees” on May 11, 2018. More interesting news about HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “HomeStreet Bank Launches Mobile Security Feature That Gives Customers Total Control over Debit Card from App” with publication date: April 17, 2018.

Analysts await HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) to report earnings on July, 23. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, up 11.90% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.42 per share. HMST’s profit will be $12.68 million for 15.02 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual earnings per share reported by HomeStreet, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 123.81% EPS growth.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 6 insider purchases, and 21 sales for $301,381 activity. On Thursday, February 1 TAYLOR PAMELA J sold $14,875 worth of HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) or 500 shares. INDIEK VICTOR H had bought 1,000 shares worth $25,700 on Thursday, April 26. Endresen William also sold $14,343 worth of HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) on Friday, March 23. 1,500 shares valued at $39,075 were bought by BOGGS SCOTT M on Thursday, April 26. On Thursday, February 1 Ruh Mark R sold $7,196 worth of HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) or 241 shares. $31,056 worth of HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) was bought by STRAUS DAVID H on Thursday, April 26. $62,962 worth of HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) was sold by MASON MARK K.

More notable recent NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Netscout Lays An Earnings Egg” on May 04, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “NETSCOUT Honored for Delivering World-Class Customer Service” published on May 15, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Netscout Systems (NTCT) Tops Q4 EPS by 1c, Miss on Revenues” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “NetScout Systems’ (NTCT) CEO Anil Singhal on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 06, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Netscout Systems (NTCT) Gains as Dealreport Speculates on Activist interest, at Least one Activist Buying Shares in …” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $447,921 activity. 3,000 shares were sold by DOWNING JOHN, worth $83,460. On Tuesday, May 8 SZABADOS MICHAEL sold $139,021 worth of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) or 5,000 shares.

The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $27.125. About 183,687 shares traded. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has declined 32.32% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.87% the S&P500.

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