Workman Richard E. is Buying Midland States Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:MSBI) Shares

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In a just published Form 13, filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Midland States Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:MSBI) reported that Workman Richard E. has picked up 954,277 of common stock as of 2017-02-14.

The acquisition brings the aggregate amount owned by Workman Richard E. to a total of 954,277 representing a 6.2% stake in the company.

For those not familiar with the company, Midland States Bancorp, Inc. is a diversified financial holding company. The Company’s banking subsidiary is Midland States Bank (the Bank). The Company’s principal business activity has been lending to and accepting deposits from individuals, businesses, municipalities and other entities. The Company’s segments include Banking, which provides a range of financial products and services to consumers and businesses, including loan products; commercial equipment leasing; mortgage loan sales and servicing; letters of credit; various types of deposit products, including checking, savings and time deposit accounts; merchant services, and corporate treasury management services; Commercial Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Origination and Servicing, which provides for the origination and servicing of government sponsored mortgages for multifamily and healthcare facilities, and Other, which includes the operating results of the Company and its wealth management business unit.

A glance at Midland States Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:MSBI)’s key stats reveals a current market capitalization of 545.68 million based on 14.40 million shares outstanding and a price at last close of $34.41 per share.

Looking at insider activity, there are a few transactions worth noting.

Specifically, on 2016-12-13, Davis picked up 2,900 at a purchase price of $33.44. This brings their total holding to 2,900 as of the date of the filing.

On the sell side, the most recent transaction saw Schultz unload 1,000 shares at a sale price of $33.61. This brings their total holding to 89,903.

It’s possible to gauge a company’s potential by tracking the activity of its major holders, as well as checking in on insider activity such as those transactions listed above. We’ll be keeping an eye on Midland States Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:MSBI) as things move forward to see if its progress aligns with these transactions.

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