Bancfirst Cp-ok (NASDAQ:BANF) Short Interest Increased By 2.08%

The stock of Bancfirst Cp-ok (NASDAQ:BANF) registered an increase of 2.08% in short interest. BANF’s total short interest was 181,600 shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 2.08% from 177,900 shares, reported previously. With 25,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their BANF’s short positions. The short interest to Bancfirst Cp-ok’s float is 2.37%. The stock is up 1.65% or $0.93 after the news, hitting $57.14 per share. About 8,576 shares traded hands. BancFirst Corporation (NASDAQ:BANF) has declined 6.11% since August 28, 2015 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.94% the S&P500.

BancFirst Corporation is a financial holding company. The company has a market cap of $879.68 million. The Firm conducts its operating activities through its principal wholly owned subsidiary, BancFirst , a state-chartered bank. It has 13.72 P/E ratio. The Bank provides retail and commercial banking services, including commercial, real estate, agricultural and consumer lending; depository and funds transfer services; collections; safe deposit boxes; cash management services; retail brokerage services, and other services tailored for both individual and corporate customers.

The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.21 in Q3 2015. Its down 0.22, from 1.43 in 2015Q2. The ratio dived, as 5 funds sold all BancFirst Corporation shares owned while 29 reduced positions. 7 funds bought stakes while 34 increased positions. They now own 11.51 million shares or 150.09% more from 4.60 million shares in 2015Q2.

Forest Hill Capital Llc holds 1.87% of its portfolio in BancFirst Corporation for 313,172 shares. Dean Capital Management owns 12,232 shares or 1.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ironwood Investment Counsel Llc has 0.83% invested in the company for 24,200 shares. The New York-based Maltese Capital Management Llc has invested 0.74% in the stock. Granite Investment Partners Llc, a California-based fund reported 96,916 shares.

Since April 27, 2015, the stock had 1 insider buy, and 0 insider sales for $6,351 net activity. Wallace Mike bought 100 shares worth $6,351. Schmidt Darryl sold 1,000 shares worth $64,200. Westman David sold 1,250 shares worth $80,000. Crawford William H sold 5,000 shares worth $331,031. The insider Halverstadt Donald B sold 5,000 shares worth $138,700.

Out of 3 analysts covering BancFirst Corp (NASDAQ:BANF), 0 rate it “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 0% are positive. BancFirst Corp was the topic in 3 analyst reports since July 20, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.

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