Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) Forms $26.50 Double Bottom; Deltic Timber (DEL) Shorts Decreased By 23.68%

Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) formed double bottom with $24.91 target or 6.00% below today’s $26.50 share price. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) has $2.54B valuation. The stock increased 1.18% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $26.5. About 454,462 shares traded or 12.37% up from the average. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has risen 30.60% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.90% the S&P500.

Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) had a decrease of 23.68% in short interest. DEL’s SI was 311,900 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 23.68% from 408,700 shares previously. With 230,900 avg volume, 1 days are for Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL)’s short sellers to cover DEL’s short positions. The SI to Deltic Timber Corporation’s float is 2.89%. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $94.78. About 158,532 shares traded. Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) has risen 12.75% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.95% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Deltic Timber Corp (NYSE:DEL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Deltic Timber Corp had 4 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, April 7 report. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Buy” on Monday, August 24. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Saturday, August 15 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 22 by DA Davidson.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.81 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.6 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 4 investors sold Deltic Timber Corporation shares while 23 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 10.33 million shares or 5.97% more from 9.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sei Invs holds 0% in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) or 10,095 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 516,402 shares. Southeastern Asset Tn invested 1.94% of its portfolio in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL). 9,358 are owned by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Wellington Management Gru Llp holds 0.03% or 1.37M shares in its portfolio. Geode Cap Management Ltd Llc owns 90,060 shares. Mason Street Ltd Liability Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL) for 2,747 shares. Blackrock reported 0.01% in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL). Alliancebernstein Lp stated it has 31,512 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Principal Financial reported 0.01% stake. Moreover, Ameritas Invest Prtnrs has 0% invested in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL). Campbell & Invest Adviser Lc stated it has 2,446 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 691 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Steinberg Asset Lc has 0.14% invested in Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL). Signature Fin Mngmt Inc holds 26,736 shares.

Deltic Timber Corporation, a natural resources company, engages in growing and harvesting timber; and manufacturing and marketing lumber and medium density fiberboards in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. The companyÂ’s Woodlands segment harvests pine and hardwood pulpwood for sale to third parties for use in the manufacture of paper products; and provides timberland management services, such as harvesting and thinning operations, reforestation, cull timber removal programs, and introducing genetically improved seedlings. It has a 122.3 P/E ratio. This segment also leases gas and oil, hunting land, and other rights on its timberlands; and provides harvest planning, silvicultural improvement, and maintenance works for timberlands.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $772,403 activity. Feinberg Hill A sold 225,000 shares worth $5.81M. GREEN J MARKHAM also sold $114,016 worth of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) on Monday, August 14. 25,145 shares were sold by Martin John A, worth $658,387 on Tuesday, August 8.

Among 7 analysts covering Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Hilltop Holdings has $3100 highest and $20.50 lowest target. $28.33’s average target is 6.91% above currents $26.5 stock price. Hilltop Holdings had 23 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by Compass Point. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 26 by Stephens. On Sunday, January 28 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, October 31. Piper Jaffray maintained Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) on Tuesday, August 4 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Mkt Perform” on Monday, September 12. The rating was downgraded by Compass Point to “Neutral” on Wednesday, November 23.