WCF Bancorp (WCFB) Reaches $7.90 52-Week High, Ashland (ASH) Sellers Increased By 26.54% Their Shorts

June 19, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

The stock of WCF Bancorp Inc (OTCMKTS:WCFB) hit a new 52-week high and has $8.53 target or 8.00% above today’s $7.90 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $29.80M company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 19 by Barchart.com. If the $8.53 price target is reached, the company will be worth $2.38M more. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $7.9 per share. It is down 0.00% since June 19, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ashland Incorporated (NYSE:ASH) had an increase of 26.54% in short interest. ASH’s SI was 2.08M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 26.54% from 1.65 million shares previously. With 1.30 million avg volume, 2 days are for Ashland Incorporated (NYSE:ASH)’s short sellers to cover ASH’s short positions. The SI to Ashland Incorporated’s float is 3.37%. About 47,000 shares traded. Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) has risen 18.65% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Ashland (NYSE:ASH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Ashland had 15 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, September 23 with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, March 23 report. The stock of Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, October 9. Jefferies maintained the shares of ASH in report on Monday, April 3 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH) rating on Friday, July 31. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $132 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, April 28 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 15. TheStreet downgraded the shares of ASH in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.25 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.23, from 0.02 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 6 investors sold Ashland Global Holdings Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 1.01 million shares or 801.03% more from 112,365 shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Alphamark Advisors Ltd invested in 0.01% or 106 shares. Fruth Invest owns 3,200 shares. Cullinan Assocs, Kentucky-based fund reported 7,580 shares. Bruce And invested 0.71% in Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ASH). Todd Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co holds 0.01% or 2,606 shares in its portfolio. Peoples Financial holds 0% or 13 shares in its portfolio. Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 935,500 shares stake. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp reported 121 shares stake. 18,005 were accumulated by Novare Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc. Gulf Interest Comml Bank (Uk) Ltd holds 20,313 shares.

WCF Bancorp, Inc. is a savings and loan holding company. The company has market cap of $29.80 million. The Firm is engaged in the ownership and operation of WCF Financial Bank , which is a community bank. It currently has negative earnings. The primary business of the Bank is accepting deposits from the general public and investing those deposits, together with funds generated from activities and borrowings.

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