BCB Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BCBP) Move as Institutional Investors’ Sentiment Worsens

September 16, 2018 - By Michele Cranor

Sentiment for BCB Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BCBP)

BCB Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BCBP) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.45 in Q2 2018. Its down -1.05, from 2.5 in 2018Q1. The ratio dropped, as 29 funds increased or started new holdings, while 20 cut down and sold their stock positions in BCB Bancorp Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now hold: 4.80 million shares, down from 4.94 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of funds holding BCB Bancorp Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 14 Increased: 22 New Position: 7.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for BCB Community Bank, a state chartered commercial bank that provides banking services and products to businesses and individuals in the United States. The company has market cap of $228.06 million. The firm offers deposit products, including savings and club accounts, interest and non-interest bearing demand accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, and term certificate accounts. It has a 19.55 P/E ratio. It also provides loans, such as commercial and multi-family real estate loans, one-to four-family mortgage loans, home equity loans and home equity lines of credit, construction loans, consumer loans, commercial business loans, and small business administration lending services.

The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $14.45. About 13,254 shares traded. BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) has risen 18.70% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.08% the S&P500.

Analysts await BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCBP) to report earnings on October, 18. They expect $0.29 EPS, up 16.00 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.25 per share. BCBP’s profit will be $4.58M for 12.46 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by BCB Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.82 % EPS growth.

Seidman Lawrence B holds 1.63% of its portfolio in BCB Bancorp, Inc. for 142,223 shares. Pl Capital Advisors Llc owns 152,216 shares or 0.6% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 0.37% invested in the company for 476,996 shares. The California-based Van Hulzen Asset Management Llc has invested 0.09% in the stock. Kennedy Capital Management Inc., a Missouri-based fund reported 265,196 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $30,150 activity.

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