Broadview Advisors Has Boosted Its Acxiom (ACXM) Position; Profile of 3 Analysts Covering First Financial Bancorp. (FFBC)

August 12, 2018 - By Megan Stone

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Among 9 analysts covering First Financial Bancorp (NASDAQ:FFBC), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. First Financial Bancorp had 12 analyst reports since April 2, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by FIG Partners given on Tuesday, May 15. The rating was upgraded by DA Davidson on Thursday, July 26 to “Buy”. Stephens maintained First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) rating on Friday, April 20. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $3400 target. As per Friday, April 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, April 23. Hilliard Lyons downgraded First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) on Monday, April 23 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by DA Davidson given on Friday, May 18. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $3200 target in Sunday, April 22 report. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Monday, April 2. The company was maintained on Friday, April 20 by Sandler O’Neill. See First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) latest ratings:

26/07/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
23/07/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $32 New Target: $31 Maintain
18/05/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $30 Downgrade
15/05/2018 Broker: FIG Partners Rating: Hold Downgrade
23/04/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $30 New Target: $32 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: Hilliard Lyons Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
22/04/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0000 Maintain
20/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0000 Maintain

Broadview Advisors Llc increased Acxiom Corp (ACXM) stake by 47.99% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Broadview Advisors Llc acquired 82,700 shares as Acxiom Corp (ACXM)’s stock declined 0.14%. The Broadview Advisors Llc holds 255,016 shares with $5.79M value, up from 172,316 last quarter. Acxiom Corp now has $3.42B valuation. The stock increased 1.89% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $44.17. About 1.43M shares traded or 56.76% up from the average. Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) has risen 9.67% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500. Some Historical ACXM News: 10/05/2018 – Acxiom attracts complete buyout interest, sources say [19:36 BST10 May 2018] [Proprietary] []; 25/05/2018 – Acxiom process draws Dentsu; 28/03/2018 – ACXIOM CORP ACXM.O – ACXIOM DOES NOT EXPECT THIS CHANGE TO IMPACT ITS FISCAL 2018 GUIDANCE; 28/03/2018 – Acxiom Announces Change to Facebook Relationship; 27/03/2018 – Acxiom Launches Digital Transformation Services and New Adobe Experience Cloud Services to Power Omnichannel Personalization; 10/05/2018 – Acxiom attracts complete buyout interest; 16/05/2018 – ACXIOM 4Q ADJ EPS 27C, EST. 21C; 09/05/2018 – Acxiom Launches Global Data Navigator Tool Offering Marketers Visibility into Global Audiences; 02/04/2018 – ACXIOM SAYS BOARD VOTED TO EXTEND DURATION OF REPURCHASE PROGRAM THROUGH DEC 31, 2019; 28/03/2018 – ACXIOM CORP ACXM.O – CO CONTINUES TO EXPECT ITS LIVERAMP SEGMENT TO GROW BY AT LEAST 30% YEAR-OVER-YEAR

It closed at $31.05 lastly. It is down 23.26% since August 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.69% the S&P500. Some Historical FFBC News: 19/04/2018 – PREMIER FINANCIAL TO BUY FIRST BANK OF CHARLESTON FOR $33.0M; 13/03/2018 – First Bank & Trust Company Participates in VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program: Virginia High School Seniors Will Shadow Bankers for a Chance to Win College Scholarship Money; 02/04/2018 – First Financial Bancorp. and MainSource Financial Group, Inc. Complete Merger; 28/03/2018 – First Financial Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 13/03/2018 – First Bank & Trust Company Participates in VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program: Virginia High School Seniors Will Shadow Bankers f; 12/04/2018 – SYNCOM FORMULATIONS (INDIA) LTD SYFI.BO SAYS CO GOT SEBI ORDER ON APRIL 11 IN MATTER OF FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICES; 09/04/2018 – TRIUMPH BANCORP – TRANSACTIONS BEEN UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED BY BOARDS OF TRIUMPH BANCORP, FIRST BANCORP OF DURANGO AND SOUTHERN COLORADO CORP; 26/03/2018 – First Bank & Trust Company CEO Recognized by Emory & Henry College; 09/05/2018 – Fitch Affirms First Bancorp’s Ratings at ‘B-‘ and Removes Negative Watch; Outlook Stable; 19/04/2018 – PREMIER FINANCIAL BANCORP INC – FIRST BANK WILL BE MERGED INTO PREMIER BANK, INC., A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF PREMIER

More news for First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) were recently published by: Benzinga.com, which released: “Earnings Preview: First Financial Bancorp” on July 19, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 26, 2018” and published on July 26, 2018 is yet another important article.

First Financial Bancorp. operates as the bank holding firm for First Financial Bank that provides commercial banking and other banking, and banking-related services to individuals and businesses in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. The company has market cap of $3.04 billion. The firm accepts various deposit products, such as interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing accounts, time deposits, and cash management services for commercial customers. It has a 19 P/E ratio. It also provides real estate loans secured by residential property or commercial property; commercial and industrial loans for various purposes, including inventory, receivables, and equipment; consumer loans comprising new and used vehicle loans, second mortgages on residential real estate, and unsecured loans; and home equity lines of credit.

Since April 17, 2018, it had 19 buys, and 3 sales for $1.07 million activity. Ach J Wickliffe also bought $3,137 worth of First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) shares. The insider OBRIEN THOMAS MURRAY bought $6,137. Rahe Maribeth S had bought 462 shares worth $14,692. Ringwald Bradley J sold $62,210 worth of stock or 2,000 shares. 126 First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) shares with value of $4,007 were bought by kramer william j. Berta Vince had bought 193 shares worth $6,137 on Tuesday, July 10. The insider olszewski richard e bought $11,162.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.11, from 1.52 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 19 investors sold First Financial Bancorp. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 53.99 million shares or 12.40% more from 48.03 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 66,900 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems reported 112,303 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gsa Prtn Llp invested in 0.11% or 72,647 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 93,871 shares. Metropolitan Life Ny invested in 20,431 shares or 0% of the stock. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.01% or 23,179 shares in its portfolio. Shoker Inv Counsel reported 53,062 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement owns 0.01% invested in First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) for 161,480 shares. Deutsche Bank Ag invested 0% in First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 42,784 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Northern Trust has 1.87 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Company has invested 0% in First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC). Neumeier Poma Counsel Lc accumulated 3.57% or 1.18M shares. Truepoint reported 0% in First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC). 51,180 are owned by Texas Permanent School Fund.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.19, from 1.13 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 18 investors sold ACXM shares while 66 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 69.42 million shares or 1.44% less from 70.43 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Fdx stated it has 0.01% in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM). Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd invested in 0% or 828 shares. Granite Investment Ptnrs Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.97% in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM). Us State Bank De holds 0% in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) or 33,193 shares. Glenmede Na has 401 shares. Schroder Investment Gru invested in 0.03% or 641,998 shares. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co Limited Partnership has 0.09% invested in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM). Scout Invs Incorporated accumulated 51,750 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Retirement System Of Alabama stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.02% invested in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 767,370 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Inc reported 7,334 shares. Amalgamated Savings Bank reported 11,325 shares. Swiss Bancorporation has 138,600 shares. Profund Advisors Ltd Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) for 12,729 shares.

Since March 29, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $2,308 activity. 100 shares were bought by BATTELLE JOHN L., worth $2,308 on Thursday, March 29.

Among 4 analysts covering Acxiom Corp (NASDAQ:ACXM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Acxiom Corp had 7 analyst reports since February 16, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 2 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 10 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) on Monday, April 16 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by William Blair given on Thursday, March 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stephens given on Friday, February 16. The stock of Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, July 17 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”.

More recent Acxiom Corporation (NASDAQ:ACXM) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “7 Stocks Moving In Thursday’s After-Hours Session” on August 09, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “LiveRamp to Power People-based TV Campaigns for Adobe with IdentityLink” on July 31, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Earnings Scheduled For August 9, 2018” with publication date: August 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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