Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (ABTX) Is At $40.50 Formed Wedge; Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (HRC) Had 6 Bulls

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Among 9 analysts covering Hill-Rom (NYSE:HRC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Hill-Rom had 29 analyst reports since September 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Wednesday, August 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, November 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Wednesday, February 8. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, June 16. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Raymond James. The stock of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, November 26. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 16 by Northcoast. As per Friday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Needham. See Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) latest ratings:

04/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $85 Initiates Coverage On
26/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $100.0 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $97.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $105.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $100.0 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
26/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $92.0 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $86 New Target: $90 Maintain

Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (ABTX) formed wedge up with $42.93 target or 6.00% above today’s $40.50 share price. Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (ABTX) has $538.03 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $40.5. About 9,811 shares traded. Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTX) has risen 12.29% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.74% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Allegiance Bancshares (NASDAQ:ABTX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Allegiance Bancshares has $39 highest and $22 lowest target. $30.50’s average target is -24.69% below currents $40.5 stock price. Allegiance Bancshares had 6 analyst reports since November 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, December 13, the company rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 21 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird initiated Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTX) rating on Monday, November 2. Robert W. Baird has “Outperform” rating and $27 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Monday, November 2. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, November 4 with “Market Perform”.

Analysts await Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTX) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, up 35.56% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.45 per share. ABTX’s profit will be $8.10M for 16.60 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.61% EPS growth.

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. operates as a medical technology firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.69 billion. It provides medical surgical beds, intensive care unit beds, bariatric patient beds, lifts and other devices, non-invasive therapeutic products and surfaces, communications technologies and software solutions, and health care furniture; and medical equipment management services, as well as sells equipment service contracts for its capital equipment. It has a 29.25 P/E ratio. The firm also offers patient monitoring and diagnostics products, such as blood pressure, physical assessment, vital signs monitoring, diagnostic cardiopulmonary, diabetic retinopathy screening, and thermometry products; and respiratory health products, including Vest, VitalCough, and MetaNeb systems to assist patients in the mobilization of retained blockages.

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $86. About 225,225 shares traded. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) has risen 21.27% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 34 investors sold Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. shares while 103 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 53.30 million shares or 0.86% less from 53.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Btim Corp, Massachusetts-based fund reported 235,490 shares. Shell Asset Mngmt reported 15,105 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Guyasuta Invest accumulated 5,687 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Gp Ltd Llc reported 1,488 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Company reported 37,163 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Apg Asset Nv has 49,800 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. First Advisors Limited Partnership accumulated 72,847 shares. Systematic Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 18,335 shares. Stephens Ar stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC). Hancock Holdings holds 0.55% or 157,733 shares. Visionary Asset reported 4,132 shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. Franklin Inc accumulated 0.02% or 607,799 shares. Deroy Devereaux Private Invest Counsel holds 0.31% or 34,400 shares in its portfolio. Voloridge Invest Ltd Liability Corporation holds 24,906 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Atria Limited Liability Company accumulated 3,108 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $18.71 million activity. Another trade for 125,241 shares valued at $10.34 million was sold by GREISCH JOHN J. On Wednesday, December 13 the insider Johnson Paul Sherwood sold $82,990.

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