German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC) At $36.27 Forms Top; Verifone Systems (PAY) Sentiment Is 0.88

German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC) formed multiple top with $38.45 target or 6.00% above today’s $36.27 share price. German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC) has $831.67M valuation. The stock decreased 1.17% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $36.27. About 24,903 shares traded. German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) has risen 47.73% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.03% the S&P500.

VeriFone Systems, Inc. provides payments and commerce solutions at the point of sale worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.98 billion. It offers countertop solutions that accept payment options, such as contactless, NFC, mobile wallets, and EMV; PIN pads that support credit and debit card, EBT, EMV, and other PIN transactions; and multimedia consumer facing POS devices. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides portable payment devices, including small, portable, and handheld devices that enable merchants to accept electronic payments wherever wireless connectivity is available; and mobile solutions that attach to and interface with iOS, Android, or Windows smartphones and tablets.

Lapides Asset Management Llc holds 4.81% of its portfolio in VeriFone Systems, Inc. for 1.16 million shares. Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc owns 306,710 shares or 3.91% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Snow Capital Management Lp has 3.41% invested in the company for 3.48 million shares. The Michigan-based Managed Asset Portfolios Llc has invested 2.19% in the stock. Causeway Capital Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 8.19 million shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 29% of VeriFone’s analysts are positive. Out of 7 Wall Street analysts rating VeriFone, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $15.0 while the high is $23.0. The stock’s average target of $18 is 1.98% above today’s ($17.65) share price. PAY was included in 7 notes of analysts from September 2, 2016. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, September 2. The rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with “Buy” on Monday, October 17. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 13 by Compass Point. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 2. The stock of VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. Deutsche Bank maintained VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY) rating on Friday, September 2. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $15.0 target. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Monday, September 12.

Analysts await VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY) to report earnings on March, 8. They expect $0.16 EPS, up 33.33% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.12 per share. PAY’s profit will be $17.98M for 27.58 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by VeriFone Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.29% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.12% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $17.65. About 1.09 million shares traded. VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY) has declined 31.93% since December 23, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.63% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $1,428 activity. Shares for $696 were bought by VOYLES MICHAEL J. $732 worth of stock was bought by ERNST CHRISTINA M on Friday, December 15.

Analysts await German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $0.42 EPS, down 4.55% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.44 per share. GABC’s profit will be $9.63M for 21.59 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual EPS reported by German American Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering German American Bancorp (NASDAQ:GABC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. German American Bancorp had 8 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was initiated by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 31. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Hovde Group given on Tuesday, March 29. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of GABC in report on Friday, May 26 with “Hold” rating. The stock of German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 3. The stock of German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, September 29. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, October 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in 2017 Q3. Its down 6.70, from 8 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 7 investors sold German American Bancorp, Inc. shares while 23 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 8.18 million shares or 49.05% less from 16.05 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Voya Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Co reported 0% in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC). Los Angeles Mngmt And Equity Research invested 0% in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC). 750,907 are held by Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership. Maryland-based Price T Rowe Assocs Md has invested 0% in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC). Great West Life Assurance Co Can stated it has 0% of its portfolio in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 258 shares. Delta Capital Mgmt Lc holds 0.15% of its portfolio in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) for 5,782 shares. Jennison Assoc Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested 0% of its portfolio in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC). Fmr Ltd reported 840,197 shares. Wells Fargo & Company Mn, a California-based fund reported 26,531 shares. 4,679 are held by State Bank Of America De. 14,392 are held by Hl Financial Ser Ltd Liability Corporation. Grandeur Peak Glob Advisors Llc holds 0.11% in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) or 18,175 shares. Swiss Bancorp owns 0% invested in German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) for 36,250 shares.