Farmers National Banc Corp. (FMNB) President & CEO Kevin Helmick, Buys $502 in Stock; Tearlab (TEAR) SI Decreased By 42.82%

Tearlab Corporation (OTCMKTS:TEAR) had a decrease of 42.82% in short interest. TEAR’s SI was 279,900 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 42.82% from 489,500 shares previously. With 85,700 avg volume, 3 days are for Tearlab Corporation (OTCMKTS:TEAR)’s short sellers to cover TEAR’s short positions. The SI to Tearlab Corporation’s float is 5.91%. The stock increased 10.96% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $0.4. About 110,471 shares traded. TearLab Corporation (OTCMKTS:TEAR) has declined 69.71% since January 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 86.41% the S&P500.

It was revealed in a legal form submitted to the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission that Kevin Helmick, who works for Farmers National Banc Corp, and serves as President & CEO finalized an insider trade on 04-01-2018. He bought 34 shares of the company based on an avg price of $14.8 USD a share. As reported in the legal report available here, the aggregate amount of the trade was $502 USD. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he bought another 34 shares worth $506 USD. Right now, Kevin Helmick owns 99,970 shares which are equivalent to about 0.36% of Farmers National Banc Corp’s total market cap.

Farmers National Banc Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates in the banking, trust, retirement consulting, insurance, and financial management industries. The company has market cap of $413.16 million. The firm offers commercial and retail banking services, including checking, savings, and time deposit accounts; commercial, mortgage and installment, and home equity loans; home equity lines of credit; and night depository, safe deposit box, money order, bank check, automated teller machine, Internet banking, travel card, E bond transaction, credit card, and brokerage and other services. It has a 17.99 P/E ratio. It also provides personal and corporate trust services in the areas of estate settlement, trust administration, and employee benefit plans; retirement services; and various insurance products through licensed representatives, as well as invests in municipal securities.

Analysts await Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, up 15.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.2 per share. FMNB’s profit will be $6.34 million for 16.30 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual earnings per share reported by Farmers National Banc Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Among 3 analysts covering Farmers National Banc Corp (NASDAQ:FMNB), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Farmers National Banc Corp has $17.0 highest and $9.75 lowest target. $13.50’s average target is -10.00% below currents $15 stock price. Farmers National Banc Corp had 10 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, June 26 with “Buy”. Wood downgraded the shares of FMNB in report on Friday, October 27 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Wednesday, August 30. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, January 14 by Raymond James. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Outperform” on Tuesday, September 22. Raymond James downgraded Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) on Friday, December 16 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 27 to “Hold”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 6 investors sold Farmers National Banc Corp. shares while 26 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 32 raised stakes. 9.53 million shares or 2.29% more from 9.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) for 10,994 shares. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB). Fuller & Thaler Asset Mngmt stated it has 118,836 shares. 21,540 were accumulated by Voya Investment. Ptnrs Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 18,100 shares in its portfolio. Teton Advisors stated it has 40,000 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. 19,059 were reported by Metropolitan Life New York. Schwab Charles Inc invested in 50,500 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 66,230 shares. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Company holds 177,100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust accumulated 86,853 shares. Cornercap Counsel has invested 0.23% in Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB). Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 25,400 shares. Blackrock holds 0% of its portfolio in Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) for 1.30 million shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0% in Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB).

The stock increased 3.09% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $15. About 9,380 shares traded. Farmers National Banc Corp. (NASDAQ:FMNB) has risen 47.67% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.97% the S&P500.