UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) last session’s volume of 0.27 million shares was higher than its average volume of 0.26 million shares. The stock, after opening at $73.85, hit $75.89 through the close by scoring 2.73%.

UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) Analyst Opinion

UMB Financial Corporation has a consensus hold rating from 8 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 4.05% of shares outstanding. The stock sank -6.4% last month and is down -1.27 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 1 of analysts who cover UMBF having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $80.33 price target on UMB Financial Corporation, suggesting a 5.85% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -6.63% below its 52-week high.

UMB Financial Corporation Earnings Surprise

UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) revenue totaled $250.65 million up 1.6% from the previous quarter. Expect increased sales in the current quarter as well. As per the consensus estimate, the company’s year-on-year revenue growth is expected to be at 8.56% during the period. Last year, it had about $234.24 million of revenue.

UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UMBF) Intraday View

This stock (UMBF) is ahead of its 52-week low with 58.86%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.13% which for the week stands at 2.65%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 0.25% and stays -0.89% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 3.22% gains and now is up 14.47% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $71.4. UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 49.2%.

Turning to First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP), its shares were trading at $5.64 a gain of $0.15, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $5.49, touched a high of $5.72 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.5. First Bancorp has 0 buy ratings, 3 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -20% from its high of $7.05 to a $1.23 billion market value through 3/30/2017.

First Bancorp (FBP) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.5 to 2.5 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $7.58 a share. The target implies a 34.4% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 50.71% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

First Bancorp EPS Forecast

The earnings of First Bancorp (FBP) are forecasted by the analysts to move at $0.1 in current quarter, from $0.11 a year-ago quarter. This quarter analysts say they expect sales to move at $117.89 million — lower from $124.65 million the year before.

First Bancorp (NYSE:FBP) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.27 million shares versus an average volume of 1.75 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.46% which for the week approaches 3.46. The lowest price the stock reached on 3/30/2017 was $5.48 and compares with the $2.52 52-week low. The stock recovered 123.81% since its low point and has performed -14.67% year-to-date.

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