Eric Lipar, an Insider in LGI Homes, Inc. (LGIH), Sold 40208 shares of the Company; Last Week Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) Analysts

March 20, 2018 - By Shannon Black

Eric Lipar, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Lgi Homes Inc, in an insider selling deal sold some 40,208 shares whose worth is estimated to be $2,565,415 at average stock price of $63.8. The dated March 19, 2018 transaction’s report submitted with the SEC is freely available here. The probability of this trade staying undiscovered is super low because it’s sizable one, with the CEO and Chairman of the Board now owning 2.22 million shares – that is 10%+ of Lgi Homes Inc’s market cap.

Among 18 analysts covering Halfords Group PLC (LON:HFD), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 28% are positive. Halfords Group PLC had 168 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 5 by Peel Hunt. As per Wednesday, March 22, the company rating was maintained by HSBC. The stock of Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 5 by HSBC. The rating was maintained by HSBC on Friday, January 22 with “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, July 14. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of HFD in report on Thursday, November 10 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 4 by Investec. The firm has “Buy” rating by Investec given on Tuesday, December 15. On Wednesday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell”. The stock of Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Liberum Capital. See Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) latest ratings:

19/01/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 370.00 New Target: GBX 436.00 Upgrade
19/01/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 360.00 Downgrade
19/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 340.00 New Target: GBX 340.00 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 340.00 New Target: GBX 340.00 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 340.00 New Target: GBX 340.00 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 325.00 New Target: GBX 325.00 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 295.00 New Target: GBX 340.00 Maintain
05/12/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 325.00 New Target: GBX 325.00 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 295.00 New Target: GBX 295.00 Upgrade

Halfords Group plc, through its subsidiaries, retails automotive, leisure, and cycling products. The company has market cap of 678.22 million GBP. It operates in two divisions, Retail and Car Servicing. It has a 12.67 P/E ratio. The firm offers car parts, cycling products, technology products, kids products, and camping and leisure equipment; and car service, repair, and MOTs to retail and fleet customers.

The stock decreased 0.17% or GBX 0.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 345.8. About 46,307 shares traded. Halfords Group plc (LON:HFD) has 0.00% since March 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold LGI Homes, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 19.37 million shares or 3.04% less from 19.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Boothbay Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.2% in LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 14,844 shares. Brown Advisory accumulated 0% or 9,625 shares. Shaker Invs Ltd Liability Co Oh reported 2.29% in LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH). Covey Cap Ltd Liability Corporation reported 1.86% of its portfolio in LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH). Sei Invs Company stated it has 0% of its portfolio in LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH). Argent Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Com invested in 33,645 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Great Lakes Advsr Lc accumulated 113,880 shares. 1.44M were reported by Fmr Limited Com. Parkside National Bank And Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) for 10 shares. Swiss Comml Bank has 30,081 shares. Prudential Fin Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) for 28,420 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 33,813 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pacad invested in 2,999 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Tower Cap Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc), New York-based fund reported 1,754 shares.

The stock increased 1.40% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $66.11. About 396,410 shares traded. LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) has risen 30.68% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.98% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering LGI Homes (NASDAQ:LGIH), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. LGI Homes has $68 highest and $27 lowest target. $45.25’s average target is -31.55% below currents $66.11 stock price. LGI Homes had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 6 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Wells Fargo. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Neutral” on Tuesday, December 6. JMP Securities maintained LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) on Wednesday, November 8 with “Market Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush to “Outperform” on Tuesday, February 13. Sidoti initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 29 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, November 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 7. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was downgraded by Wedbush. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, May 16.

LGI Homes, Inc. engages in the design, construction, marketing, and sale of new homes in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, New Mexico, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Washington, and Tennessee markets. The company has market cap of $1.48 billion. It offers entry-level homes and move-up homes under the LGI Homes brand name; and luxury series homes under the Terrata Homes brand name. It has a 13.98 P/E ratio. At December 31, 2016, it owned 59 active communities under the LGI Homes brand; and 4 under the Terrata Homes brand.

Analysts await LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.70 earnings per share, up 34.62% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.52 per share. LGIH’s profit will be $15.63M for 23.61 P/E if the $0.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.43 actual earnings per share reported by LGI Homes, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -51.05% negative EPS growth.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 2 insider sales for $3.08 million activity. The insider Lipar Eric Thomas sold 25,000 shares worth $1.80M. 3,500 LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) shares with value of $160,335 were sold by Snider Michael Larry. $78,901 worth of LGI Homes, Inc. (NASDAQ:LGIH) was bought by Edone Ryan.

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