Insider Trading: Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (SYBT)’s director Carl Herde Paid for 49 shares; 7 Bullish Analysts Covering Ormat Technologies, Inc. (ORA)

Among 8 analysts covering Ormat Technologies Inc (NYSE:ORA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Ormat Technologies Inc had 20 analyst reports since January 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, June 1 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital on Monday, November 13 with “Buy”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, May 26. The stock of Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, May 6. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of ORA in report on Wednesday, June 7 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Outperform” on Monday, December 19. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Cowen & Co. See Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) latest ratings:

25/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $72 New Target: $75 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $75.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $72 Initiates Coverage On
13/11/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $67.0 Maintain
28/09/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $66.0
22/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $67.0 Maintain

Carl Herde; that is an insider in Stock Yards Bancorp Inc who is the most recent to get shares in the firm for which he now serves as a director. He in the last few days took 49 shares of the company, worth $1,791 U.S Dollars, that is a share price of exactly $36.6. This insider trade, was executed on 27/02/2018. It’s free at your disposal for review at the SEC’s website and can be seen at this page. Now, Carl Herde owns 42,809 shares which are equivalent to roughly 0.19% of the company’s market cap.

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $36.85. About 23,071 shares traded. Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) has risen 34.69% since February 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 17.02% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.47 per share. SYBT’s profit will be $12.47 million for 16.75 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.02% EPS growth.

Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company that provides commercial and personal banking services in Louisville, Indianapolis, and Cincinnati. The company has market cap of $835.72 million. The Company’s deposit products include non-interest and interest bearing demand deposits, savings deposits, certificates of deposit, money market deposits, and time deposits. It has a 22.2 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises commercial and industrial, construction and development, undeveloped land, real estate mortgage, and consumer loans; and originates and sells single-family residential mortgages.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 22 insider buys, and 5 sales for $337,434 activity. THOMPSON KATHY C also sold $90,492 worth of Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) shares. Northern Richard had bought 1 shares worth $38. Heitzman Donna L also bought $38 worth of Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) shares. The insider Bickel Paul J III bought $2,515. Herde Carl G bought 11 shares worth $412. $38 worth of stock was bought by Priebe Stephen M on Thursday, January 18. Another trade for 1 shares valued at $38 was bought by TASMAN NORMAN.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 11 investors sold Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 10.56 million shares or 1.14% less from 10.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Swiss State Bank owns 35,323 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Metropolitan Life Ins New York reported 15,388 shares. Smith Asset Mgmt Group Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 7,135 shares in its portfolio. Invesco Ltd has 0% invested in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Moreover, Millennium Mgmt Lc has 0% invested in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Credit Suisse Ag reported 46,892 shares stake. Geode Management Ltd Co invested 0% of its portfolio in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Moreover, Nationwide Fund Advisors has 0% invested in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) for 12,311 shares. Gsa Prns Ltd Liability Partnership owns 6,125 shares. Legal General Public Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 8,305 shares. The Manitoba – Canada-based Great West Life Assurance Com Can has invested 0% in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT). Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership accumulated 800,868 shares or 0.01% of the stock. State Street holds 0% in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) or 416,213 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 30,270 shares. American Research And Mgmt holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Stock Yards Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYBT) for 4,750 shares.

The stock increased 0.41% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $63.46. About 196,294 shares traded or 3.57% up from the average. Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) has risen 34.71% since February 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.01% the S&P500.

Ormat Technologies, Inc. engages in geothermal and recovered energy power business worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.21 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Electricity and Product. It has a 27.24 P/E ratio. The Electricity segment develops, builds, owns, and operates geothermal and recovered energy power plants; and sells electricity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold Ormat Technologies, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 20.98 million shares or 1.96% more from 20.58 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 16,986 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 6,728 are held by Asset Mgmt. Amer Grp Inc has 0.01% invested in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA). Dimensional Fund Advisors L P has 1.51M shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Jupiter Asset Management Limited reported 0.31% of its portfolio in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA). Peak6 Investments L P stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA). The California-based Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0% in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA). Nationwide Fund accumulated 89,927 shares. Nuveen Asset stated it has 11,153 shares. 5,000 are held by Highland Mgmt Ltd Partnership. Federated Investors Inc Pa invested in 78 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% of its portfolio in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) for 10,511 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt holds 1,146 shares. Amp Cap Invsts reported 6,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 460,100 are owned by 12 West Capital L P.