Clear Harbor Asset Management Upped Verizon Communications (VZ) Holding By $761,447; Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK)’s Sentiment Is 1.07

June 18, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.14, from 1.21 in 2017Q4. The ratio is negative, as 146 investment professionals opened new and increased stock positions, while 137 cut down and sold their stock positions in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc. The investment professionals in our database reported: 108.10 million shares, up from 104.65 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Bank Of The Ozarks Inc in top ten stock positions increased from 5 to 6 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 32 Reduced: 105 Increased: 114 New Position: 32.

Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc increased Verizon Communications Inc (VZ) stake by 314.77% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc acquired 16,201 shares as Verizon Communications Inc (VZ)’s stock declined 1.16%. The Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc holds 21,348 shares with $1.02M value, up from 5,147 last quarter. Verizon Communications Inc now has $198.58B valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $48.06. About 31.40 million shares traded or 107.00% up from the average. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) has risen 7.08% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.49% the S&P500. Some Historical VZ News: ; 14/05/2018 – Deadline Hollywd: Verizon Expressed Interest In Acquiring CBS Before Viacom Talks Heated Up; 30/05/2018 – New survey from Hum by Verizon suggests 41 percent of drivers struggle to stay focused during the summer more than any other time of year; 20/04/2018 – SmugMug Acquires Verizon-owned Flickr — MarketWatch; 19/04/2018 – VERIZON RETIREE-SHAREHOLDERS SAY ISS BACKED ITS PROPOSALS; 02/04/2018 – Verizon announces expiration and final results of its tender offers for 13 series of notes; 06/03/2018 – Boston Bus Jrnl: Verizon’s Oath could anchor North Station office tower; 24/04/2018 – Verizon 1Q Total Fios Rev Growth 1.9%; 13/04/2018 – VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC REPORTS 9.3 PCT PASSIVE STAKE IN HELIOS AND MATHESON ANALYTICS INC AS OF APRIL 4, 2018 – SEC FILING; 22/03/2018 – Verizon Will Pay Fixed Annual Amount for Professional Services Throughout Term of Amendment and One-time Hosting Conversion Fee; 24/04/2018 – Verizon Sees FY Capital Spending $17 Billion to $17.8 Billion

Analysts await Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) to report earnings on July, 11. They expect $0.90 EPS, up 23.29% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.73 per share. OZRK’s profit will be $116.26M for 13.26 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual EPS reported by Bank of the Ozarks for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.27% EPS growth.

Bank Of The Ozarks holds 34.61% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks for 1.81 million shares. Kenmare Capital Partners L.L.C. owns 95,775 shares or 4.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rk Capital Management Llc has 3.19% invested in the company for 304,490 shares. The Arkansas-based Horrell Capital Management Inc. has invested 2.99% in the stock. Waterstone Capital Management L.P., a Minnesota-based fund reported 66,700 shares.

Bank of the Ozarks provides various retail and commercial banking services and products. The company has market cap of $6.17 billion. The firm accepts non-interest bearing checking, interest bearing transaction, business sweep, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts; and time deposits. It has a 13.66 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include real estate loans, such as loans secured by residential 1-4 family, non-farm/non-residential, agricultural, construction/land development, multifamily residential properties, and other land loans; consumer loans; small business loans; indirect consumer marine and RV loans; and government guaranteed loans comprising SBA and FSA guaranteed loans.

Another recent and important Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) news was published by which published an article titled: “UPDATE: Citi Securities Starts Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) at Buy” on June 18, 2018.

The stock decreased 1.99% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $47.75. About 1.50M shares traded or 72.16% up from the average. Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) has risen 4.44% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.13% the S&P500. Some Historical OZRK News: ; 12/04/2018 – Bank of The Ozarks 1Q Net $113.1M; 20/04/2018 – DJ Bank of The Ozarks, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (OZRK); 02/04/2018 – BANK OF THE OZARKS OZRK.O INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 2.6 PCT TO $0.195/SHR; 09/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Named Nation’s Top Performing Bank for Eighth Consecutive Year; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Common Stockholders’ Equity Was $3.53 Billion at March 31; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks Tangible Book Value Per Common Share Was $21.93; 12/04/2018 – Bank of The Ozarks 1Q EPS 88c; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks First Quarter 2018 Management Comments; 12/04/2018 – Bank of the Ozarks 1Q Net Interest Income $217.8 Million; 12/04/2018 – BANK OF THE OZARKS QTRLY NET INTEREST INCOME $217.8 MLN, A 14.2% INCREASE

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $444,552 activity. The insider Skiadas Anthony T sold $97,595.

Among 31 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Verizon Communications Inc. had 85 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Bernstein. Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of VZ in report on Monday, November 20 to “Outperform” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 25 report. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Argus Research given on Friday, April 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 24 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. FBR Capital maintained the shares of VZ in report on Wednesday, October 21 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 11. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 10 by Oppenheimer.

More notable recent Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) news were published by: which released: “Verizon announces expiration, increase to cash cap and expiration date results of its private exchange offers for 13 …” on June 18, 2018, also with their article: “Verizon announces CEO succession plan” published on June 08, 2018, published: “Mix and match your unlimited plans” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) were released by: and their article: “John Stratton to retire from Verizon by end of 2018” published on June 08, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Verizon: We Don’t Know About Vestberg, But Dividend Remains Well Covered” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc decreased Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) stake by 36,826 shares to 9,674 valued at $2.55M in 2018Q1. It also reduced Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc stake by 40,674 shares and now owns 47,383 shares. Ashford Hospitality Tr Inc (NYSE:AHT) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.05, from 1.02 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 69 investors sold VZ shares while 675 reduced holdings. 132 funds opened positions while 593 raised stakes. 2.55 billion shares or 0.58% more from 2.54 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Interocean Capital Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.06% or 9,702 shares. Denver Advisors Ltd Company holds 0.04% or 14,300 shares. Moreover, Utd Asset Strategies has 0.94% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 66,656 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Company holds 59,253 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Appleton Prtn Ma holds 0.81% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) or 111,279 shares. Stillwater Invest Management Lc owns 49,184 shares. Mutual Ins Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives accumulated 30,100 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Tompkins Financial owns 79,184 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio. Washington Management Inc invested 1.69% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Oregon-based Peregrine Asset Advisers has invested 0.32% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Strs Ohio reported 3.02M shares or 0.64% of all its holdings. Schnieders Capital Limited Company reported 1.82% in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). Moreover, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance has 0.76% invested in Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) for 11.72 million shares. Cordasco Ntwk invested in 15,029 shares or 0.77% of the stock. Virtu Ltd Liability Co owns 13,357 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio.

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