Waste Management, Inc. (WM)’s Stock Insider Sale – Tara Hmmer Unloaded 679 Shares; Hci Group (HCI) SI Decreased By 7.16%

February 20, 2018 - By Danny Collins

Shares block totalling close to $57,111 US Dollars was disclosed in a legal form submitted to the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission on February 20, 2018. According to which, Tara Hmmer, the SVP Operat Safety Envir Compl of Waste Management Inc also an insider of the public company had unloaded exactly 679 shares – ( at $84.1 for each one share ). The regulatory filing shows that Tara Hmmer now owns around 0.00% of the Texas-based company’s market capitalization

Hci Group Incorporated (NYSE:HCI) had a decrease of 7.16% in short interest. HCI’s SI was 1.39 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 7.16% from 1.50M shares previously. With 124,600 avg volume, 11 days are for Hci Group Incorporated (NYSE:HCI)’s short sellers to cover HCI’s short positions. The stock decreased 2.88% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $34.73. About 25,499 shares traded. HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has risen 41.60% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.90% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $84.96. About 1.67M shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 42 investors sold Waste Management, Inc. shares while 308 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 248 raised stakes. 316.48 million shares or 7.61% less from 342.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hl Finance Limited Liability Com stated it has 3,584 shares. Greenleaf invested 0% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Credit Agricole S A invested in 983,903 shares or 0.26% of the stock. 768,660 are owned by Hsbc Hldgs Plc. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Llc has 1,710 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Wespac Limited Com invested 0.15% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Stock Yards Bank & Trust And Trust holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) for 12,397 shares. Exane Derivatives reported 0.34% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). The New York-based Wellington Shields Mgmt Ltd has invested 0.03% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Scopus Asset Mgmt L P stated it has 0.02% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Mngmt Corporation owns 89,000 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv reported 2.42 million shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. The Alabama-based Oakworth Cap Inc has invested 0.06% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Loomis Sayles And Ltd Partnership invested 0% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Johnson Invest Counsel holds 5,443 shares.

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal clients in North America. The company has market cap of $36.85 billion. It offers collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility , or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. It has a 19.27 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm owned or operated 95 MRFs; and 243 solid waste landfills and 5 secure hazardous waste landfills, as well as 310 transfer stations.

Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $97,466 activity. 358 shares were sold by POPE JOHN C, worth $31,648. CLARK FRANK M sold $31,644 worth of stock or 358 shares. GROSS PATRICK W also sold $34,174 worth of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Waste Management Inc. has $100.0 highest and $58 lowest target. $80.17’s average target is -5.64% below currents $84.96 stock price. Waste Management Inc. had 45 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) earned “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, July 29. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the shares of WM in report on Wednesday, October 4 to “Hold” rating. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the shares of WM in report on Tuesday, March 22 with “Neutral” rating. Imperial Capital maintained Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) on Friday, April 29 with “In-Line” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 5 report. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, April 25 by Bank of America. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of WM in report on Monday, January 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, August 9. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 13 report.

HCI Group, Inc. engages in the property and casualty insurance business in Florida. The company has market cap of $339.73 million. It provides property and casualty insurance to homeowners, condominium owners, and tenants; and reinsurance. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also leases office properties and retail shopping centers; and owns and operates one full-service restaurant and two marinas.

Among 6 analysts covering HCI Group Inc (NYSE:HCI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. HCI Group Inc had 11 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray initiated it with “Overweight” rating and $43 target in Monday, December 28 report. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) earned “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Tuesday, October 20. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4. As per Friday, April 7, the company rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, December 4. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 17 with “Hold”. The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21.