Banc Funds Co LLC Raised Its Bankwell Financial Group INC (BWFG) Holding by $4.91 Million; Valuation Rose

February 15, 2018 - By Ivan Hodges

Investors sentiment increased to 2.9 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.98, from 1.92 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 2 investors sold BWFG shares while 8 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 3.57 million shares or 2.56% more from 3.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Ameritas Inv Prtnrs stated it has 446 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 12,805 are owned by Commonwealth Equity. Millennium Ltd Liability Com accumulated 12,266 shares. American Gru has invested 0% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). New York-based Endicott has invested 15.03% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Blackrock reported 0% of its portfolio in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). State Street has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Elizabeth Park Capital Advsrs Limited holds 0.49% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) or 33,864 shares. Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Moreover, Vanguard Grp Inc has 0% invested in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Macquarie Gru Limited holds 0% or 7,042 shares. Strs Ohio stated it has 0% in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG). Legal General Gp Public Ltd Company, United Kingdom-based fund reported 1,384 shares. Wellington Mgmt Group Llp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG).

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $624,360 activity. Fieber James A sold $374,482 worth of Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) on Tuesday, October 24. Dineen David P had sold 1,218 shares worth $43,568. 2,250 Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) shares with value of $76,344 were sold by Lampert Todd.

Banc Funds Co Llc increased its stake in Bankwell Financial Group Inc. (BWFG) by 33.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Banc Funds Co Llc bought 136,338 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.42% with the market. The hedge fund held 548,432 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $20.26M, up from 412,094 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Banc Funds Co Llc who had been investing in Bankwell Financial Group Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $253.00M market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $32.96. About 7,016 shares traded. Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) has risen 54.83% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.13% the S&P500.

Banc Funds Co Llc, which manages about $1.41 billion and $2.23 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) by 116,103 shares to 386,248 shares, valued at $13.64 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in First Midwest Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI) by 460,530 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 702,977 shares, and cut its stake in State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STBZ).

More news for Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWFG) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. Reports the Planned Retirement of Its Chief …” on June 14, 2016. Marketwatch.com‘s article titled: “Bankwell Financial Group Inc.” and published on July 26, 2017 is yet another important article.

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