Could Waterstone Financial Inc (NASDAQ:WSBF) Skyrocket? The Stock Had Too Little Sellers

July 16, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.18 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 7 investors sold Waterstone Financial, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 16.72 million shares or 0.17% less from 16.75 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The holds 17,647 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bessemer Gru holds 40,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Seizert Cap Prtn Lc holds 189,729 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). Citigroup Incorporated stated it has 0% in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). D E Shaw And Inc invested 0% in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). Cortina Asset Limited Co holds 0.23% or 274,706 shares. Matarin Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 23,654 shares. Millennium Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) for 22,756 shares. Vanguard Group Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF). Jpmorgan Chase & Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) for 165,802 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 24,102 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Management Limited holds 0% or 91,383 shares. 12,945 were reported by Goldman Sachs Group. Loomis Sayles And Com Lp has 79 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since April 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $288,920 activity. $78,300 worth of Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) shares were sold by Bruss William F.

The stock of Waterstone Financial Inc (NASDAQ:WSBF) registered a decrease of 15.48% in short interest. WSBF’s total short interest was 198,200 shares in July as published by FINRA. Its down 15.48% from 234,500 shares, reported previously. With 34,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their WSBF’s short positions. The short interest to Waterstone Financial Inc’s float is 0.94%.

The stock increased 1.17% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $17.3. About 30,187 shares traded. Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) has declined 4.25% since July 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.82% the S&P500.

Waterstone Financial, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for WaterStone Bank SSB that provides various financial services to clients in southeastern Wisconsin. The company has market cap of $478.62 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Community Banking and Mortgage Banking. It has a 18.4 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment provides consumer and business banking services and products, such as deposit and transactional solutions, including checking, credit, debit and pre-paid cards, online banking and bill pay, and money transfer services; lending solutions comprising residential mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, personal and installment loans, real estate financing, business loans, and business lines of credit; and investable funds solutions consisting of savings, money market deposit accounts, IRA accounts, certificates of deposit, and fixed and variable annuities, and insurance products, as well as trust and investment management accounts.

More news for Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WSBF) were recently published by:, which released: “Research Report Identifies NetScout, Waterstone Financial, Lindblad Expeditions, Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Hospitality …” on June 22, 2018.‘s article titled: “Waterstone Financial Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend” and published on June 19, 2018 is yet another important article.

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