Moody Aldrich Partners LLC increased its position in Yadkin Financial Corp. (NYSE:YDKN) by 168.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 92,185 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 57,875 shares during the period. Yadkin Financial Corp. comprises 1.9% of Moody Aldrich Partners LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 9th largest position. Moody Aldrich Partners LLC’s holdings in Yadkin Financial Corp. were worth $2,313,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Pinnacle Holdings LLC raised its position in Yadkin Financial Corp. by 8.5% in the first quarter. Pinnacle Holdings LLC now owns 26,068 shares of the company’s stock worth $617,000 after buying an additional 2,050 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in Yadkin Financial Corp. by 54.4% in the first quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 6,314 shares of the company’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 2,224 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Yadkin Financial Corp. during the first quarter worth $127,000. Huntington Asset Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Yadkin Financial Corp. during the first quarter worth $161,000. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY raised its position in Yadkin Financial Corp. by 76.5% in the first quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 34,512 shares of the company’s stock worth $817,000 after buying an additional 14,955 shares during the period. 69.40% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Yadkin Financial Corp. (NYSE:YDKN) traded up 1.70% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $25.75. The company had a trading volume of 302,660 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $25.77 and a 200 day moving average of $25.05. The firm has a market cap of $1.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.29 and a beta of 1.32. Yadkin Financial Corp. has a 52-week low of $20.42 and a 52-week high of $28.23.

Yadkin Financial Corp. (NYSE:YDKN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05. Yadkin Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 7.88% and a net margin of 18.48%. On average, analysts anticipate that Yadkin Financial Corp. will post $1.51 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Yadkin Financial Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday. Gabelli lowered Yadkin Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “market perform” rating and issued a $28.00 target price (up previously from $27.00) on shares of Yadkin Financial Corp. in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Raymond James Financial Inc. downgraded Yadkin Financial Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “mkt perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Hovde Group downgraded Yadkin Financial Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $27.35 target price on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Yadkin Financial Corp. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $26.89.

Yadkin Financial Corp. Company Profile

Yadkin Financial Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company conducts its business operations through its subsidiary, Yadkin Bank, which is a chartered community bank that provides services in approximately 110 branches across North Carolina and South Carolina. Yadkin Bank provides banking, mortgage, investment and insurance services to businesses and consumers across the Carolinas.

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