$0.42 EPS Expected for Marlin Business Services Corp. (MRLN)

October 13, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 $0.42 EPS Expected for Marlin Business Services Corp. (MRLN)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.40, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 6 investors sold Marlin Business Services Corp. shares while 23 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 9.67 million shares or 1.32% more from 9.54 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Jpmorgan Chase has invested 0% in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN). Tower Llc (Trc) invested 0% in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN). Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Rech has 0% invested in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN). Adams Asset Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.13% in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN). Barclays Public Ltd holds 0% or 5 shares. Int Grp Inc owns 5,449 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Eagle Global Advsr Lc reported 25,825 shares. Lsv Asset Mgmt holds 37,500 shares. Pnc Ser Grp owns 17,664 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 24,011 shares. Wedge Capital Mngmt L L P Nc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN). Prudential Fincl Inc, New Jersey-based fund reported 50,421 shares. Moreover, Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN). Red Mountain Capital Partners Ltd reported 3.01 million shares. Basswood Management Limited Liability Co has invested 0.94% in Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN).

Since May 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $28,822 activity.

Wall Street await Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) to release earnings on October, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.42, up exactly $0.07 or 20.00 % from 2014’s $0.35 EPS. The expected MRLN’s profit could reach $5.26M giving the stock 17.68 P/E in the case that $0.42 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.38 EPS for the previous quarter, Marlin Business Services Corp.’s analysts now forecast 10.53 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $29.7. About 18,310 shares traded. Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) has risen 74.77% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.07% the S&P500.

Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Marlin Business Services (NASDAQ:MRLN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Marlin Business Services had 3 analyst reports since November 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. William Blair downgraded Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) on Thursday, February 4 to “Market Perform” rating.

Marlin Business Services Corp. is a bank holding firm and a financial holding company. The company has market cap of $372.00 million. The Firm is a well-known provider of credit services and products to small businesses. It has a 24.47 P/E ratio. The Firm provides services and products to its customers, which include loans and leases for the acquisition of commercial equipment, working capital loans, and insurance products.

More notable recent Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Marlin Business Services Corp. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Call and …” on October 12, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Marlin Names Laura C. Anger as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources …” published on July 11, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Marlin Business Services Looks Good Here” on April 12, 2017. More interesting news about Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Marlin Names Louis E. Maslowe as Chief Credit Officer” published on January 10, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Marlin Names Aswin Rajappa as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer” with publication date: September 05, 2017.

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