Howard Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HBMD) Sentiment Up in 2018 Q1 to 1.2

June 26, 2018 - By Sarah Harris

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Positions for Howard Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HBMD)

“Big money sentiment for Howard Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HBMD) in 2018 Q1 increased to 1.2, filings reveal. That’s up 0.20, from 2017Q4’s 1. 24 investment managers increased or started new equity positions, while 20 cut down and sold their stakes in Howard Bancorp Inc so the sentiment increased. These funds own 7.04 million shares, that’s up from 6.16 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Howard Bancorp Inc in top 10 changed to 0 from 0 for the same number . In total 7 funds closed positions, 13 reduced and 19 increased. Also 5 funds bought new Howard Bancorp Inc stakes.

Biggest Howard Bancorp Inc Shareholders

Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. owns 548,567 shares in Howard Bancorp Inc as of 2018 Q1. Howard Bancorp Inc’s shareholder Ejf Capital Llc owns 848,359 shares as of 2018 Q1. Hilton Capital Management Llc reported 209,535 shares. Mendon Capital Advisors Corp revealed 285,716 shares position in Howard Bancorp Inc. The Ohio-based fund American Financial Group Inc holds 207,800 shares or 0.39% of their fund’s portfolio.

Howard Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Howard Bank that provides commercial banking, mortgage banking, and consumer finance services and products to businesses, business owners, professionals, and other consumers.The firm is valued at $369.38 million. It offers various consumer and business deposit products, including demand deposits, money market accounts, savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, and commercial and retail checking accounts, as well as certificates of deposit.Currently it has negative earnings. The firm also provides commercial loans comprising lines of credit, revolving credit facilities, accounts receivable and inventory financing, term loans, equipment loans, small business administration loans, stand-by letters of credit, and unsecured loans; commercial mortgage loans for owner occupied and investor properties; construction loans; residential mortgage loans; and secured and unsecured consumer loans.

Ticker’s shares touched $19.45 during the last trading session after 1.04% change.Currently Howard Bancorp, Inc. is downtrending after 7.16% change in last June 26, 2017. HBMD has 51,949 shares volume. HBMD underperformed the S&P 500 by 19.73%.

On July, 18. Investors expect Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD) to reveal its quarterly earnings, RTT reports. Analysts predict $0.26 EPS. That’s $0.05 up or 23.81 % from 2017’s earnings of $0.21. HBMD’s profit could be $4.94 million with 18.70 P/E in case $0.26 EPS is announced. Last quarter $0.14 EPS was reported. Analysts forecasts 85.71 % EPS growth this quarter.

Ejf Capital Ltd Com holds 848,359 shs or 1.35% of its capital. Victory Management Inc has 68,600 shs. California State Teachers Retirement invested 0% in Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD). Stifel Financial Corp holds 0.01% or 110,000 shs in its capital. Banc Funds invested 0.18% of its capital in Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD). Vanguard Group Inc Inc has 370,997 shs for 0% of their capital. Sandy Spring Natl Bank invested in 1,800 shs or 0% of the stock. 5,629 are held by Amer Interest Gru Incorporated. Hilton Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.67% of its capital in Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD) for 209,535 shs. Legal & General Gru Plc invested in 0% or 1,702 shs. Price Michael F accumulated 0.11% or 44,677 shs. Barclays Public Ltd Company holds 0% in Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD) or 2,169 shs. Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation, a New York-based fund reported 21,355 shs. New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 9,400 shs. Renaissance Techs Limited Co owns 97,714 shs for 0% of their capital.

Howard Bancorp, Inc. had 0 insider sales and 1 insider buy since February 14, 2018. This’s net activity of $23,959.

Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD) Ratings Coverage

In total 2 analysts cover Howard Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBMD). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. 50% are bullish. 4 are the (NASDAQ:HBMD)’s analyst reports since February 9, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, February 9 Merion Capital upgraded Howard Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBMD) to “Outperform” rating.

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