Heartland Financial USA Inc (HTLF) was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts to “Sector Perform” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 35 from a previous price target of $30 . RBC Capital Mkts advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 26, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Heartland Financial USA Inc. Heartland Financial USA Inc was Initiated by Piper Jaffray to “Overweight” on Mar 11, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Heartland Financial USA Inc reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.20 according to the earnings call on Apr 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.62.Analysts expectations of $ 90.35.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.76 EPS.
Heartland Financial USA Inc opened for trading at $31.61 and hit $32.1 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $31.77, with a gain of 0.44% or 0.14 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 58,090 shares. Company has a market cap of $779 M.
In a different news, on Nov 16, 2015, Kenneth J Erickson (EVP, Chief Credit Officer) sold 5,000 shares at $38.79 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 6, 2015, Lynn B Fuller (CEO) purchased 26,900 shares at $33.83 per share price. On Mar 3, 2015, John W Jr Cox (director) sold 5,231 shares at $27.57 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Heartland Financial USA Inc. (Heartland) is a multi-bank holding company. The Company operates through two business segments community and other banking and retail mortgage banking. The community and other banking segment involve making loans to and generating deposits from individuals and businesses in the markets where Heartland has banks. The retail mortgage banking segment involves the origination of residential loans and subsequent sale of those loans to investors. The Company conducts its community banking business through independently chartered community banks (collectively the Bank Subsidiaries) in the states of Iowa Illinois Wisconsin New Mexico Arizona Montana Colorado Minnesota Missouri and Kansas. The Bank Subsidiaries provides banking services such as commercial banking small business banking agricultural loans residential real estate mortgage lending retail banking consumer finance and wealth management and retirement plan services.