Marlin Business Services Corp (NASDAQ:MRLN) Institutional Investors Sentiment

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Sentiment for Marlin Business Services Corp (NASDAQ:MRLN)

Marlin Business Services Corp (NASDAQ:MRLN) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2018. Its down -0.22, from 1.48 in 2018Q2. The ratio dived, as 34 investment professionals opened new and increased positions, while 27 reduced and sold holdings in Marlin Business Services Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now possess: 9.92 million shares, up from 9.84 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Marlin Business Services Corp in their top 10 positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 21 Increased: 24 New Position: 10.

Marlin Business Services Corp., through its subsidiary, Marlin Leasing Corporation, provides equipment financing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $285.62 million. It finances approximately 100 categories of commercial equipment, including copiers, security systems, computers and software, telecommunications equipment, and certain commercial and industrial equipment. It has a 8.51 P/E ratio. The company, through its other subsidiaries, also offers property insurance coverage on its equipment; and issues Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation -insured deposits and money market demand accounts.

The stock increased 0.99% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $23.4. About 20,791 shares traded or 28.80% up from the average. Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) has risen 5.72% since January 14, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.72% the S&P500.

Analysts await Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.53 EPS, up 12.77 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.47 per share. MRLN’s profit will be $6.47M for 11.04 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by Marlin Business Services Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.92 % EPS growth.

Red Mountain Capital Partners Llc holds 50.58% of its portfolio in Marlin Business Services Corp. for 3.00 million shares. Tieton Capital Management Llc owns 109,171 shares or 2.51% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Broad Run Investment Management Llc has 1.31% invested in the company for 1.22 million shares. The California-based Kestrel Investment Management Corp has invested 1.08% in the stock. Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., a New York-based fund reported 725,977 shares.

More notable recent Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) news were published by: Prweb.com which released: “Type A Machines Introduces Lease Program for Print Pod and Series 1 3D Printer Customers – PR Web” on August 31, 2016, also Prweb.com with their article: “Free Flow Wines Announces National Draft Equipment Leasing Program for Wine-On-Tap – PR Web” published on February 23, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Marlin Completes Acquisition of Fleet Financing Resources – GlobeNewswire” on September 19, 2018. More interesting news about Marlin Business Services Corp. (NASDAQ:MRLN) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Marlin Business Services Corp. Announces Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Call and Webcast – GlobeNewswire” published on July 23, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Marlin Business Services Corp. Announces Hiring of W. Taylor Kamp as Chief Financial Officer, Successful Launch of New Working Capital Loan Offer Tailored to Small Businesses Nationwide, FundingStream.com, Reports Second Quarter 2015 Earnings and Increases Its Quarterly Cash Dividend to $0.14 Per Share – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: August 04, 2015.

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