Ejf Capital Increases Stake in Regions Finl New (RF); Pacwest Bancorp Del (PACW) Market Value Declined While Stieven Capital Advisors LP Has Boosted Its Holding

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Ejf Capital Llc increased its stake in Regions Finl Corp New (RF) by 23.2% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ejf Capital Llc bought 103,738 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.01% . The hedge fund held 550,802 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $7.79M, up from 447,064 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ejf Capital Llc who had been investing in Regions Finl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.65B market cap company. The stock decreased 4.17% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $13.68. About 11.50M shares traded or 0.31% up from the average. Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has declined 15.36% since August 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.36% the S&P500. Some Historical RF News: 20/04/2018 – REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP – QTR-END TIER 1 CAPITAL RATIO 11.9% VS 11.9% AT PREVIOUS QTR-END; 20/04/2018 – REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP – QTRLY NET CHARGE-OFFS DECREASED 9 BASIS POINTS, AND 11 BASIS POINTS ON AN ADJUSTED BASIS; 11/04/2018 – BB&T INSURANCE HOLDINGS TO BUY REGIONS INSURANCE; 20/04/2018 – REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP – EXPECTS REGIONS INSURANCE TRANSACTION WILL RESULT IN AN AFTER-TAX GAIN OF APPROXIMATELY $200 MLN; 18/04/2018 – Regions Financial Corp expected to post earnings of 31 cents a share – Earnings Preview; 06/04/2018 – Regions Fincl Agrees to Sell Insurance Business to BB&T Insurance Holdings; 20/04/2018 – REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP – QTRLY NET INTEREST MARGIN INCREASED 21 BASIS POINTS; 12/04/2018 – Regions Financial Makes Equity Investment In Lender Price; 23/04/2018 – REGIONS FINANCIAL CORP RF.N : UBS RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $20 FROM $19; 25/04/2018 – Regions Financial Corp. Names John Turner CEO Effective July 2, 2018; Grayson Hall To Serve As Executive Chairman

Stieven Capital Advisors Lp increased its stake in Pacwest Bancorp Del (PACW) by 25.19% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Stieven Capital Advisors Lp bought 72,800 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.55% . The hedge fund held 361,814 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2019Q1, valued at $13.61 million, up from 289,014 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Stieven Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Pacwest Bancorp Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $4.00 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 3.99% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $33.35. About 890,101 shares traded or 7.76% up from the average. PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) has declined 22.77% since August 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.77% the S&P500. Some Historical PACW News: 21/04/2018 – DJ PacWest Bancorp, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (PACW); 17/04/2018 – PacWest Bancorp 1Q Net $118.3M; 16/05/2018 – PACWEST BANCORP HOLDERS VOTE AGAINST BOARD MEMBER ACKER; 19/04/2018 – Pacific Western Bank Achieves “Outstanding” Rating for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA); 17/04/2018 – PACWEST 1Q EPS 93C; 17/04/2018 – PACWEST BANCORP 1Q TE NIM 5.11%; 17/04/2018 PacWest Bancorp 1Q EPS 93c; 27/04/2018 – PacWest Bancorp Appoints James Pieczynski Vice Chairman and Laird Boulden is promoted to President, CapitalSource Division; 24/04/2018 – PacWest Bancorp Announces Increased Qtrly Div; 27/04/2018 – PACWEST BANCORP NAMES JAMES PIECZYNSKI VICE CHAIRMAN, LAIRD

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q1 2019. Its up 0.40, from 0.98 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 22 investors sold PACW shares while 92 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 101.72 million shares or 5.72% less from 107.89 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Da Davidson & Company owns 72,986 shares. Kennedy Mngmt reported 26,613 shares. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.02% in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) or 39,427 shares. Cutter Brokerage Incorporated invested 0.09% of its portfolio in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Mcf Advisors Lc stated it has 700 shares or 0% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Paragon Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 0.19% or 8,299 shares in its portfolio. Principal Group Incorporated holds 4.58M shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Advsr Asset Mgmt Inc has 42,806 shares. Loomis Sayles Lp owns 315,474 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Lsv Asset Mngmt accumulated 0.01% or 236,900 shares. Marshall Wace Llp has invested 0.18% in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.01% invested in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Geode Capital Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Mesirow Investment holds 31,690 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio.

Stieven Capital Advisors Lp, which manages about $284.20M and $547.47M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) by 48,300 shares to 460,360 shares, valued at $4.69 million in 2019Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Svb Finl Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) by 2,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 66,288 shares, and cut its stake in Tfs Finl Corp (NASDAQ:TFSL).

More notable recent PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “PacWest Bancorp 2019 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on April 16, 2019, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Shareholders block El Dorado Savings Bank sale – Sacramento Business Journal” published on January 10, 2019, Investorplace.com published: “7 Safe Dividend Stocks for Investors to Buy Right Now – Investorplace.com” on August 12, 2019. More interesting news about PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “PacWest Bancorp’s Merger With El Dorado Savings Bank Offers Significant Upside In 2019 – Seeking Alpha” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 19, 2019 – Nasdaq” with publication date: February 15, 2019.

More notable recent Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s Why I Think Regions Financial (NYSE:RF) Is An Interesting Stock – Yahoo Finance” on June 21, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Kind Of Shareholders Own Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF)? – Yahoo Finance” published on May 29, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Stocks To Watch: Walmart And Alibaba Step To The Plate – Seeking Alpha” on August 10, 2019. More interesting news about Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Regions Financial Corp Deposit Shs Repr Non-Cum Perp Pfd Shs Series B declares $0.3984 dividend – Seeking Alpha” published on July 24, 2019 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Regions Financial (RF) Misses Q2 EPS by 2c, Revenues Miss – StreetInsider.com” with publication date: July 19, 2019.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2019 Q1. Its up 0.21, from 0.78 in 2018Q4. It improved, as 47 investors sold RF shares while 190 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 171 raised stakes. 701.07 million shares or 3.37% less from 725.50 million shares in 2018Q4 were reported. Moreover, Ghp Advsrs Incorporated has 0.33% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Moreover, Fincl Counselors Incorporated has 0.25% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Sun Life Finance holds 1,733 shares. Moreover, Virginia Retirement System Et Al has 0% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Seabridge Advsr Lc, New Jersey-based fund reported 252,114 shares. Maryland-based Brown Advisory Llc has invested 0.05% in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Ltd Liability Partnership Ma reported 225 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada invested in 0.01% or 947,788 shares. Cornercap Inv Counsel stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Fruth Management holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) for 12,133 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) for 1.73M shares. 16,482 are owned by Garde Incorporated. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership, a Texas-based fund reported 14.59 million shares. Meeder Asset has 0.06% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF). Moreover, Fdx Advsr Inc has 0.01% invested in Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF).

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