Recent Insider Trading: Wintrust Financial Corporation $WTFC

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Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 27, 2017 Doyle William J, Director bought 131 shares having total worth of $9,460 at the price of $72.21 per share, following the transaction a total of 1,363 shares owned by Doyle William J.

The stock has experienced a total of 6 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 5 sell activities and 1 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 21 times by insiders. In 18 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 3 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 1 5 16.05%
12 Month 3 18 55.34%

Shares of Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) traded down 0.08% on Jan 2, 2018, hitting $82.3. 384,083 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Wintrust Financial Corporation has a 52 week low of $51.89 and a 52 week high of $86.46. The company’s market cap is $2,820 million.

Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) last announced its earnings results on Oct 18, 2017. The company reported 1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 1.08 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $296 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $297 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.92 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-10-18 2017-07-18 2017-04-18 2017-01-18 2016-10-17 2016-07-19 2016-04-18 2016-01-19 2015-10-14 2015-07-15
earnings per share 1.12 1.11 1.00 0.94 0.92 0.90 0.90 0.71 0.75 0.85
Revenue(M) 295.72 294.38 261.35 276.05 271.24 260.07 240.26 232.3 230.49 233.91

Wintrust Financial Corporation is an Illinois corporation, which was incorporated in 1992. The Company is a financial holding company engaged in the business of providing community-oriented, personal and commercial banking services to customers located in the Chicago metropolitan area and in southeastern Wisconsin, through its fifteen wholly owned banking subsidiaries, as well as the origination and purchase of residential mortgages for sale into the secondary market through Wintrust Mortgage, a division of Barrington Bank and Trust Company, N.A. (“Barrington Bank”). The Company provides specialty finance services, including financing for the payment of commercial insurance premiums and life insurance premiums on a national basis through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Insurance Funding Corporation (“FIFC”), and short-term accounts receivable financing and outsourced administrative services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Tricom, Inc. of Milwaukee. It also provides a range of wealth management services mainly to customers in its Market Area through three separate subsidiaries, including The Chicago Trust Company, N.A. (“CTC”), Wayne Hummer Investments, LLC (“WHI”) and Great Lakes Advisors, LLC. The Company faces competition in attracting and retaining deposits, making loans, and providing other financial services (including wealth management services) throughout its market area. Its competitors include national, regional and other community banks, and a wide range of other financial institutions such as credit unions, government-sponsored enterprises, mutual fund companies, insurance companies, factoring companies and other non-bank financial companies. The Company continues to be subject to supervision and regulation by the Federal Reserve under the BHC Act.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.