TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) COO Carol A. Ward sold 1,244 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.69, for a total transaction of $35,690.36. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK) opened at 30.67 on Wednesday. TriCo Bancshares has a 12-month low of $23.47 and a 12-month high of $31.00. The firm has a market cap of $700.10 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.14 and a beta of 0.89. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $26.77 and its 200-day moving average is $27.03.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ:TCBK)

A number of research firms recently commented on TCBK. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of TriCo Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, November 5th. FIG Partners downgraded shares of TriCo Bancshares from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgraded shares of TriCo Bancshares from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $30.00 to $29.00 in a report on Friday, July 29th.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in TCBK. Credit Suisse AG boosted its stake in shares of TriCo Bancshares by 12.3% in the third quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 47,119 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,262,000 after buying an additional 5,174 shares during the period. Phocas Financial Corp. boosted its stake in shares of TriCo Bancshares by 6.5% in the third quarter. Phocas Financial Corp. now owns 377,949 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $10,118,000 after buying an additional 23,049 shares during the period. Dean Investment Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of TriCo Bancshares by 12.8% in the third quarter. Dean Investment Associates LLC now owns 156,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $4,181,000 after buying an additional 17,670 shares during the period. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC boosted its stake in shares of TriCo Bancshares by 266.7% in the third quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC now owns 32,697 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $875,000 after buying an additional 23,781 shares during the period. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company purchased a new stake in shares of TriCo Bancshares during the third quarter worth about $24,235,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.38% of the company’s stock.

TriCo Bancshares Company Profile

TriCo Bancshares is the bank holding company of Tri Counties Bank (the Bank). The Company operates through community banking segment. The Bank is engaged in the general commercial banking business in approximately 30 counties in Northern and Central California. The Bank operates from over 50 traditional branches and over 10 in-store branches.

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