Premier Financial Bancorp Inc 2018 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment Better Than Expected

September 14, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

Sentiment for Premier Financial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PFBI)

Premier Financial Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:PFBI) institutional sentiment increased to 4.89 in Q2 2018. Its up 4.04, from 0.85 in 2018Q1. The ratio is more positive, as 44 investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 9 sold and decreased their stakes in Premier Financial Bancorp Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 8.41 million shares, up from 3.26 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Premier Financial Bancorp Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 8 Increased: 36 New Position: 8.

Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc., a multi-bank holding company, provides community banking services to individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses. The company has market cap of $251.53 million. The firm accepts various deposit products, including checking, NOW, savings, money market, club, individual retirement, and overdraft protection accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 15.13 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include loans for purchasing personal residences or loans for commercial or consumer purposes secured by residential mortgages; financing for automobile; personal loans, such as unsecured lines of credit; commercial loans that are secured by business assets consisting of real estate, equipment, inventory, and accounts receivable; commercial real estate development loans; commercial real estate loans; and agricultural loans.

The stock increased 1.31% or $0.2434 during the last trading session, reaching $18.8234. About 298 shares traded. Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI) has risen 28.32% since September 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.70% the S&P500.

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. for 276,720 shares. Basswood Capital Management L.L.C. owns 566,255 shares or 0.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gendell Jeffrey L has 0.17% invested in the company for 87,998 shares. The West Virginia-based City Holding Co has invested 0.04% in the stock. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 138,719 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 4 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $38,858 activity.

Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI) Institutional Positions Chart

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