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Analysts See $-0.27 EPS for Box, Inc. (BOX); Forest Hill Capital Increased Sandy Spring Bancorp (SASR) Stake

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Analysts expect Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) to report $-0.27 EPS on May, 30 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 10.00% from last quarter’s $-0.3 EPS. After having $-0.24 EPS previously, Box, Inc.’s analysts see 12.50% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $27.65. About 3.54M shares traded. Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) has risen 24.74% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.19% the S&P500.

Forest Hill Capital Llc increased Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc (SASR) stake by 26.12% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Forest Hill Capital Llc acquired 66,750 shares as Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc (SASR)’s stock declined 2.93%. The Forest Hill Capital Llc holds 322,262 shares with $12.58 million value, up from 255,512 last quarter. Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc now has $1.45 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $40.83. About 289,748 shares traded or 57.81% up from the average. Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) has declined 4.00% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.55% the S&P500.

Box, Inc. provides cloud content management platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage their enterprise content from anywhere. The company has market cap of $3.87 billion. The company's platform enables users to collaborate on content internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security, and compliance features. It currently has negative earnings. Box, Inc. offers its solution in 22 languages.

More news for Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Box: Refreshing The Bull Thesis” on April 30, 2018. Finance.Yahoo.com‘s article titled: “3 Rocket Stocks You Need to Take a Close Look at Right Now” and published on May 16, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 18 analysts covering Box Inc (NYSE:BOX), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Box Inc had 40 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 15 report. JP Morgan downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $14 target in Thursday, June 2 report. As per Monday, July 17, the company rating was maintained by Rosenblatt. The stock of Box, Inc. (NYSE:BOX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Tuesday, May 30, the company rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Mitsubishi UFJ given on Thursday, August 31. On Thursday, March 10 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Raymond James on Friday, October 13. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, September 25 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, May 14 report.

Another recent and important Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Sandy Spring Bancorp Increases Quarterly Dividend” on April 26, 2018.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 19 selling transactions for $6.70 million activity. BRACEWELL JOSEPH S sold $404,212 worth of stock. Michael Mark C also sold $122,083 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) on Thursday, May 10. $22,693 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) was bought by Stephenson Mona Abutaleb on Monday, February 5. McDowell Ronda M also sold $71,034 worth of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) shares. 1,000 Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) shares with value of $36,760 were bought by Friis Mark E. REEDER JOE sold $59,408 worth of stock or 1,538 shares. 8,546 shares valued at $338,739 were sold by Andersen Shaza L on Monday, January 22.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.54 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 1.44 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 15 investors sold SASR shares while 33 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 16.99 million shares or 4.79% more from 16.21 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York stated it has 7,696 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ls Investment Ltd Liability Co holds 0% of its portfolio in Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) for 1,906 shares. Huntington Bankshares invested in 0% or 584 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0% or 18,603 shares. Cornerstone Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 5,500 shares in its portfolio. Ameriprise accumulated 1.02 million shares. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can holds 46,280 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR). 983 are held by Cwm Ltd Llc. Zebra Cap Ltd owns 18,786 shares or 0.25% of their US portfolio. Macquarie Grp Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) for 426 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can holds 3,694 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Basswood Cap Limited Liability invested in 0.86% or 476,689 shares. Invesco Limited holds 49,121 shares. American Intll Group Inc invested in 0% or 15,893 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Sandy Spring Bancorp has $4700 highest and $27 lowest target. $38.20’s average target is -6.44% below currents $40.83 stock price. Sandy Spring Bancorp had 13 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, January 10. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, February 22 by Stephens. Robert W. Baird maintained Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of SASR in report on Friday, January 19 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. The stock of Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 12 by Sandler O’Neill.

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