The Insider, Clint Stein Purchased 54 Shares of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB); Eii Capital Management Has Decreased Mid Amer Apt Comm (MAA) Holding

Eii Capital Management Inc decreased Mid Amer Apt Comm (MAA) stake by 42.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Eii Capital Management Inc sold 25,701 shares as Mid Amer Apt Comm (MAA)’s stock rose 0.38%. The Eii Capital Management Inc holds 34,469 shares with $3.68M value, down from 60,170 last quarter. Mid Amer Apt Comm now has $11.37 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $96.48. About 556,563 shares traded. Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) has risen 0.92% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.78% the S&P500.

Clint Stein, an insider of Columbia Banking System Inc, currently EVP – COO & CFO recently disclosed a new deal with the SEC. As shown in the public report, Clint Stein purchased 54 shares of the public company, priced at $36.6 per share. $1,978 US Dollars was the deal’s value. The SEC report’s date was January 08, 2018. Clint now owns 23,025 shares accounting for 0.03% of the Company’s market cap

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.01, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 33 investors sold MAA shares while 130 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 103.54 million shares or 0.77% more from 102.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Koch Industries Inc reported 5,058 shares. Ftb Advsrs Inc invested in 3,322 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Cipher Capital LP stated it has 16,230 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 1,500 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can reported 130,819 shares. Advantus Cap Mgmt owns 335,353 shares for 0.93% of their portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA). Parametrica Mngmt reported 2,212 shares stake. Schwab Charles Mgmt accumulated 0.1% or 1.10 million shares. Raymond James holds 113,994 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Commerce Bank has 0% invested in Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) for 2,121 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Liability Corp, a New York-based fund reported 35,332 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al accumulated 0.21% or 160,383 shares. Parkwood Ltd Liability holds 1,930 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Montag A Assoc Incorporated accumulated 0.02% or 2,100 shares.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $730,768 activity. STOCKERT DAVID P sold $730,768 worth of stock.

Analysts await Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.48 earnings per share, down 1.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.5 per share. MAA’s profit will be $174.38M for 16.30 P/E if the $1.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.50 actual earnings per share reported by Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.33% negative EPS growth.

Among 19 analysts covering Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Mid-America Apartment Communities has $120.0 highest and $84 lowest target. $103.97’s average target is 7.76% above currents $96.48 stock price. Mid-America Apartment Communities had 69 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 22 by Suntrust Robinson. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, August 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, August 19. Zacks downgraded the shares of MAA in report on Wednesday, August 12 to “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, September 5, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 27 to “Market Perform”. Robert W. Baird maintained Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, March 14 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy”. JMP Securities initiated Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. (NYSE:MAA) rating on Thursday, September 17. JMP Securities has “Market Perform” rating and $85 target. The company was maintained on Monday, June 5 by Jefferies.

Since January 8, 2018, it had 4 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $15,971 activity. On Monday, January 8 the insider BARUFFI KUMI YAMAMOTO bought $6,374. $2,784 worth of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) was bought by Lawson David C on Monday, January 8. McDonald Andy had bought 132 shares worth $4,835 on Monday, January 8. Stein Clint also bought $1,978 worth of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) on Monday, January 8.

Columbia Banking System, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Columbia State Bank that provides a range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. The company has market cap of $3.21 billion. It offers personal banking services and products, including noninterest and interest-bearing checking, saving, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts; home equity loans and lines of credit, home mortgages for purchases and refinances, personal loans, and other consumer loans; debit and credit cards; and online and mobile banking services. It has a 20.01 P/E ratio. The firm also provides business banking services and products, such as checking, savings, interest-bearing money market, and certificate of deposit accounts; accounts receivable and inventory financing, small business administration financing, commercial real estate loan products for construction and development or permanent financing; and agricultural lending, municipal lending, merchant card, remote deposit capture, small business, and treasury management services.

Among 6 analysts covering Columbia Banking System Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Columbia Banking System Inc. has $47.0 highest and $2 lowest target. $45.50’s average target is 3.60% above currents $43.92 stock price. Columbia Banking System Inc. had 18 analyst reports since January 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, July 31. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 12. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, October 16 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, April 29 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Monday, July 10. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, July 31 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, September 7. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.57, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 15 investors sold Columbia Banking System, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 54.35 million shares or 0.57% less from 54.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB). Brinker Cap invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB). Copper Rock Capital Partners Lc holds 2.54% or 894,217 shares in its portfolio. Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) for 8,459 shares. Citigroup holds 16,004 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Natixis stated it has 0% in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB). 78,397 are held by Stifel Corporation. Barclays Public Ltd Company holds 9,081 shares. The New York-based Blackrock Inc has invested 0.02% in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB). Westwood Group holds 0.2% of its portfolio in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) for 611,671 shares. Rmb Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com, Illinois-based fund reported 196,565 shares. Panagora Asset, Massachusetts-based fund reported 368,672 shares. Boston Ptnrs has invested 0.03% in Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB). Schwab Charles stated it has 418,424 shares. First Tru Advsr L P owns 86,582 shares.