Analysts See $0.33 EPS for Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (DCOM)

July 17, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 Analysts See $0.33 EPS for Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (DCOM)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.51, from 1.76 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 16 investors sold Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 24.12 million shares or 0.81% more from 23.93 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 143,037 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp has 233,352 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Moreover, Vanguard Gp has 0% invested in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM). Ameriprise Fincl reported 0% stake. Aperio Gp Ltd reported 0% in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM). Systematic Fincl Mgmt L P reported 533,560 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Artemis Invest Management Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.11% in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM). Moreover, Blackrock Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM). Parametric Associate Limited Com has 0% invested in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) for 127,017 shares. National Planning Corp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM). Citadel Limited Liability owns 32,036 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Invesco reported 660,845 shares. Highlander Capital Management invested in 0.16% or 9,000 shares. Foundry Ptnrs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.27% in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.01% in Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM).

Since April 28, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 6 insider sales for $248,916 activity. The insider Lenhoff Timothy sold $16,783. $149,286 worth of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) was sold by MAHON KENNETH J on Friday, April 28. Lubow Stuart H had bought 5,700 shares worth $111,146 on Monday, May 1. KING TIMOTHY B also sold $75,329 worth of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) on Friday, April 28. 1,219 shares valued at $23,569 were sold by BENNETT LANCE on Friday, April 28. $38,902 worth of Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) was sold by PUCELLA MICHAEL. 2,761 shares were sold by COHN STEVEN D, worth $56,193.

Analysts await Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.33 EPS, up 10.00 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.3 per share. DCOM’s profit will be $12.36M for 15.34 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.75% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $20.25. About 206,666 shares traded or 15.24% up from the average. Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) has risen 10.21% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.49% the S&P500.

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Dime Community Bancshares (NASDAQ:DCOM), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Dime Community Bancshares had 9 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray given on Tuesday, May 9. Piper Jaffray upgraded the shares of DCOM in report on Monday, October 26 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Friday, June 3 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, December 6. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 16 by Piper Jaffray.

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. operates as a holding firm for Dime Community Bank , a chartered savings bank. The company has market cap of $758.31 million. The Firm is a unitary savings and loan holding company. It has a 22.47 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through Community Banking segment.

More notable recent Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Dime Community Bank Opens New Full-Service Branch in Park Slope, Brooklyn” on February 16, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Dime Community Bank Announces the Appointment of New Head of SBA Lending” published on May 18, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Dime Community Bank announces resignation of Chief Retail Officer” on June 07, 2017. More interesting news about Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCOM) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. Completes Redemption of Trust Preferred Securities” published on July 17, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Dime Community Bancshares: Located In An Attractive Market, This Regional Is …” with publication date: January 17, 2017.

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