Wells Fargo Gives Charter Communications (CHTR) Higher Rating; Bridge Bancorp (BDGE) Shorts Lowered By 3.56%

Bridge Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:BDGE) had a decrease of 3.56% in short interest. BDGE’s SI was 528,000 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 3.56% from 547,500 shares previously. With 32,800 avg volume, 16 days are for Bridge Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:BDGE)’s short sellers to cover BDGE’s short positions. The SI to Bridge Bancorp Incorporated’s float is 3.61%. The stock increased 1.18% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $34.2. About 30,918 shares traded. Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE) has risen 18.07% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.37% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering Charter Comm (NASDAQ:CHTR), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Charter Comm has $45000 highest and $204 lowest target. $348.95’s average target is -9.95% below currents $387.5 stock price. Charter Comm had 59 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, June 1. The rating was downgraded by Moffett Nathanson to “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 11. As per Wednesday, August 10, the company rating was maintained by UBS. The firm has “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, February 2. The stock of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 2 by Wunderlich. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 31 report. The stock of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, September 7. As per Monday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. SunTrust maintained the shares of CHTR in report on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $330.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report.

Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides cable services to residential and commercial clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $111.43 billion. It offers subscription video services, including a package of basic video programming, video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorder, pay-per-view, and Spectrum guide services, as well as ad-supported free online video products. It has a 128.44 P/E ratio. The firm also provides Internet services, such as security suite that protects computers from viruses and spyware; in-home WiFi, which permits clients to lease high performance wireless routers to enhance their in-home wireless Internet experience; out-of-home WiFi; parental control features; and residential Internet services.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.25 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.2 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 1 investors sold Charter Communications, Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 256,223 shares or 11.27% less from 288,778 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Asset Management Gru reported 1,222 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. Eqis Cap Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR). Covey Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 5,501 shares stake. Private Ocean Limited Liability owns 7 shares. Burney holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) for 1,356 shares. 34,800 were accumulated by Selkirk Limited Liability Company. Moreover, Eidelman Virant Capital has 0.08% invested in Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR). Cibc Ww holds 212,360 shares.

The stock increased 4.40% or $16.32 during the last trading session, reaching $387.5. About 4.37M shares traded or 149.65% up from the average. Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) has risen 38.76% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.06% the S&P500.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $4.38 million activity. Hargis Jonathan sold $4.38M worth of stock or 10,976 shares.

Analysts await Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.88 EPS, down 47.31% or $0.79 from last year’s $1.67 per share. CHTR’s profit will be $253.06 million for 110.09 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual EPS reported by Charter Communications, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 363.16% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.72 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.39, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 6 investors sold Bridge Bancorp, Inc. shares while 19 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 32 raised stakes. 11.19 million shares or 2.09% more from 10.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0% of its portfolio in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE) for 30,061 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Commerce owns 12,742 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Northern holds 224,463 shares. 2,000 are held by Highlander Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Lord Abbett & Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 136,574 shares. Royal Comml Bank Of Canada stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE). Daruma Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.09% in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE). Victory Management invested in 35,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Aqr Mgmt Llc has invested 0% in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE). Legal General Group Plc reported 4,812 shares. Swiss Bank & Trust owns 25,500 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moors & Cabot Incorporated holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE) for 10,336 shares. Moreover, Gsa Capital Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has 0.02% invested in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE) for 7,597 shares. Moreover, Sei Investments Comm has 0% invested in Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE). Comml Bank Of America Corporation De reported 33,476 shares.

Bridge Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for The Bridgehampton National Bank that provides commercial and consumer banking services in the United States. The company has market cap of $674.08 million. The Company’s deposit products include time, savings, and demand deposits. It has a 32.88 P/E ratio. The firm also provides various loans comprising commercial real estate mortgage, multi-family mortgage, residential real estate mortgage, real estate construction and land, commercial and consumer, home equity, and construction loan products; and mortgage-backed securities, collateralized mortgage obligations, and other asset backed securities.

Among 5 analysts covering Bridge Bancorp (NASDAQ:BDGE), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Bridge Bancorp had 7 analyst reports since April 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 8. The stock of Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, April 15 by Wood. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, August 25. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDGE) on Friday, December 22 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was initiated by Hovde Group. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was downgraded by FIG Partners to “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 3.