James Tapscott Insider Purchase for 1,000 Shares of Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (OSBC); Gamco Investors (GBL) Sentiment Is 1.34

The Old Second Bancorp Inc’s director James Tapscott made a purchase of – 1,000 shares of Old Second Bancorp Inc, based on the average stock price of $14.3 for each one share. The shares package has a value of approximately $14,250 USD. James Tapscott currently has in hand 0.09% of the market cap of the Company.

GAMCO Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned holding investment manager. The company has market cap of $840.94 million. The firm also provides wealth management, investment advisory, institutional research, brokerage, dealer, underwriting, and distribution services to its clients. It has a 9.05 P/E ratio. It provides its services to individuals including high net worth individuals, corporate pension and profit-sharing plans, foundations, endowments, jointly trust plans, municipalities, and investment companies.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $674,004 activity. 9,550 shares were sold by Ladowicz John, worth $115,909. Gottschalk Keith also sold $7,232 worth of Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) shares. $8,493 worth of Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) was sold by SKOGLUND WILLIAM B. KANE WILLIAM also sold $119,812 worth of Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) on Monday, August 7.

Old Second Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for Old Second National Bank that provides a range of banking services. The company has market cap of $428.11 million. The firm accepts demand, NOW, money market, savings, time deposit, individual retirement, and checking accounts. It has a 28.9 P/E ratio. It also offers revolving lines of credit for working capital; lending for capital expenditures on manufacturing equipment; lending to small business makes, service companies, medical and dental entities, and specialty contractors; commercial real estate loans; construction loans; residential real estate loans, such as residential first mortgage loans, second mortgage loans, and home equity line of credit mortgages; consumer loans, including motor vehicle, home improvement, and signature loans; installment and agricultural loans, as well as student loans; and overdraft checking.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.25 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.44, from 1.81 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 4 investors sold Old Second Bancorp, Inc. shares while 20 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 19.74 million shares or 3.36% more from 19.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insurance The, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 581,000 shares. Legal General Group Public Ltd Com invested in 7,073 shares. Seizert Ptnrs Limited Co owns 281,338 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 46,676 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 26,919 were reported by Manchester Capital Management Ltd. Geode Capital Management Ltd Liability Co reported 0% of its portfolio in Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC). California-based Globeflex Capital L P has invested 0.12% in Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC). Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc owns 84,400 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. 39,650 are held by Prudential Inc. Renaissance Technologies reported 0.02% stake. Lsv Asset Management holds 27,800 shares. Vanguard Group Inc reported 1.19 million shares. The Illinois-based Banc Funds Limited Liability Co has invested 1.47% in Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC). Clarivest Asset Mgmt Lc invested 0% in Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC). Wells Fargo & Mn accumulated 91,224 shares.

Analysts await Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) to report earnings on March, 12. OSBC’s profit will be $6.52 million for 16.42 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Old Second Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.52% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ:OSBC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Old Second Bancorp has $17.0 highest and $6.75 lowest target. $15’s average target is 3.81% above currents $14.45 stock price. Old Second Bancorp had 10 analyst reports since October 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy” on Thursday, December 14. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) on Wednesday, May 31 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, October 19. The stock of Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wood given on Wednesday, January 3. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 3. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

The stock decreased 1.70% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $14.45. About 103,408 shares traded or 20.16% up from the average. Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) has risen 67.15% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.45% the S&P500.

Gabelli & Co Investment Advisers Inc. holds 15.08% of its portfolio in GAMCO Investors, Inc. for 4.39 million shares. Barr E S & Co owns 528,275 shares or 1.67% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Midas Management Corp has 1.27% invested in the company for 80,700 shares. The New York-based S. Muoio & Co. Llc has invested 0.79% in the stock. Jolley Asset Management Llc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 21,025 shares.