FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (FCB)’s Stock Insider Selling – Kent Ellert Sells 19,987 Shares; MARKETING ALLIANCE (MAAL) Shorts Down By 66.67%

Kent Ellert, President & CEO of Fcb Financial Holdings Inc, in an insider selling transaction unloaded some 19,987 shares whose amount is estimated to be $1,027,534 at average stock price of $51.4. He also unloaded 187,816 shares with a total value $9,648,374 USD in the last 30 days. Dated January 5, 2018, this shares trade by Kent Ellert was unveiled in a filing filed with the DC-based SEC. It is ready for use here. Due to the size of the trade there is little chance that it will remain undiscovered. Kent Ellert right now holds 159,680 shares or 0.36% of Fcb Financial Holdings Inc’s market cap.

MARKETING ALLIANCE INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:MAAL) had a decrease of 66.67% in short interest. MAAL’s SI was 1,200 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 66.67% from 3,600 shares previously. With 4,000 avg volume, 0 days are for MARKETING ALLIANCE INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:MAAL)’s short sellers to cover MAAL’s short positions. It closed at $2.26 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The Marketing Alliance, Inc. distributes individual life insurance, annuity, and other financial service products to independent insurance agencies in the United States. The company has market cap of $18.15 million. It offers interest bearing, tax-deferred growth immediate, or deferred annuities; index annuities that offer potential and protection; single and flexible premiums; multiple different surrender periods; first year bonus opportunity products; step up interest rate options; qualified and non qualified solutions; liquidity options; and multiple pay-out and rider options. It has a 13.53 P/E ratio. The firm also offers a portfolio of long term care product options, including individual long term care insurance, group long term care, linked benefit products , underwriting guidelines, an array of products that offer riders and flexibility, sales concepts, marketing Materials, and Website availability to information.

The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $52. About 183,236 shares traded. FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) has risen 30.63% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.93% the S&P500.

Analysts await FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.74 earnings per share, up 19.35% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.62 per share. FCB’s profit will be $32.46 million for 17.57 P/E if the $0.74 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual earnings per share reported by FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 21 investors sold FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 40.82 million shares or 1.34% more from 40.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 132,600 were accumulated by Kennedy Inc. Nationwide Fund Advsr has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB). Barclays Pcl has 0% invested in FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) for 14,698 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.01% invested in FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB). Quantbot Tech Ltd Partnership accumulated 0% or 525 shares. Voya Management Lc owns 16,236 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hilton Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.07% or 8,230 shares. Whittier Tru reported 51,115 shares. Avalon Limited Liability Corp reported 27,508 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Piermont Capital has 0.74% invested in FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) for 46,064 shares. New York-based Hutchin Hill Capital L P has invested 0.01% in FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB). Jcsd Cap Limited Liability Company owns 60,000 shares or 2.74% of their US portfolio. Pier Capital Limited Com owns 104,580 shares or 0.88% of their US portfolio. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt has 175,732 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Envestnet Asset reported 0% stake.

Among 10 analysts covering FCB Financial Holdings (NYSE:FCB), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. FCB Financial Holdings has $56 highest and $36 lowest target. $44.88’s average target is -13.69% below currents $52 stock price. FCB Financial Holdings had 18 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, January 11. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Thursday, January 7. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) on Friday, November 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Wednesday, January 27. The stock of FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) on Wednesday, July 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Deutsche Bank. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:FCB) rating on Tuesday, October 3. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $51.0 target.

FCB Financial Holdings, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Florida Community Bank, N.A. that provides various financial services and products to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, large businesses, and other local organizations and entities in south and central Florida. The company has market cap of $2.28 billion. The firm offers various deposit products, including demand deposit accounts, interest-bearing products, savings accounts, and certificates of deposit; checking products; and money market accounts and IRAs. It has a 17.61 P/E ratio. It also offers consumer loans, such as personal and auto loans, recreational loans, and home improvement/second mortgage loans.