Worth Watching: Laporte Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:LPSB): Stock Sentiment

November 17, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Worth Watching: Laporte Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:LPSB): Stock Sentiment

Sentiment for Laporte Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:LPSB)

Laporte Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:LPSB) institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.63, from 1.63 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 11 hedge funds started new or increased stock positions, while 11 sold and decreased stakes in Laporte Bancorp Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 1.37 million shares, down from 1.41 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Laporte Bancorp Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 6 Increased: 6 New Position: 5.

LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. is a holding company for The LaPorte Savings Bank . The company has a market cap of $96.74 million. The Company’s business activities, apart from owning the shares of The LaPorte Savings Bank, consists of loaning funds to The LaPorte Savings Bank’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), investing in checking and money market accounts at The LaPorte Savings Bank, and investing in other investment securities. It has a 21.11 P/E ratio. The LaPorte Savings Bank is an Indiana-chartered savings bank that operates approximately seven full-service locations in LaPorte and Porter Counties, Indiana, and a mortgage loan production office in St.

It is down 6.00% since October 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.38% the S&P500.

Jacobs Asset Management Llc holds 1.11% of its portfolio in LaPorte Bancorp Inc for 227,300 shares. Seidman Lawrence B owns 57,830 shares or 0.65% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Yakira Capital Management Inc. has 0.43% invested in the company for 70,390 shares. The Illinois-based Pl Capital Advisors Llc has invested 0.36% in the stock. Fj Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 62,000 shares.#img1#

More notable recent LaPorte Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:LPSB) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Horizon Bancorp and LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. Announce the Signing of a Merger …” on March 11, 2016, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Horizon Bancorp Announces Closing of LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. Merger” published on July 18, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “Horizon Bancorp and LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. Announce Receipt of Regulatory …” on June 16, 2016. More interesting news about LaPorte Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:LPSB) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. (LPSB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 05, 2016” published on July 01, 2016 as well as Equitiesfocus.com‘s news article titled: “LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSB) Quarterly EPS From Continuing Operations …” with publication date: November 14, 2016.

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