The Insider, Michael Kalkstein Sold 1,715 Shares of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO); Solar Capital Ltd. (SLRC) Had 7 Analysts Last Week

April 13, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

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Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Solar Capital (NASDAQ:SLRC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Solar Capital had 16 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) earned “Outperform” rating by Wood on Friday, January 12. The stock has “Buy” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann on Thursday, August 6. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $23 target in Thursday, February 25 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 4 with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) rating on Wednesday, March 30. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $17 target. The stock of Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 6 by Ladenburg Thalmann. JMP Securities upgraded the stock to “Market Outperform” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) on Sunday, July 23 with “Hold” rating. On Friday, February 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Ladenburg Thalmann to “Neutral”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) on Friday, January 12 to “Buy” rating. See Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) latest ratings:

16/01/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Outperform Upgrade
12/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Upgrade
12/01/2018 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
06/11/2017 Broker: Ladenburg Thalmann Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
22/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $20.5. About 45,259 shares traded. Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) has declined 7.76% since April 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.31% the S&P500.

Solar Capital Ltd. is a business development firm specializing in secured debt , subordinated (unsecured) debt, minority equity, and strategic income-oriented control equity investments in leveraged middle market companies. The company has market cap of $866.35 million. The fund invests in aerospace and defense; air freight & logistics; asset management; automotive; banking; beverage, food and tobacco; building products; buildings and real estate; broadcasting and entertainment; cargo transport; commercial services and supplies; communications equipment; chemicals, plastics and rubber; containers, packaging and glass; construction & engineering; diversified/conglomerate manufacturing; consumer Finance; distributors; diversified/conglomerate services; diversified financial services; diversified real estate sctivities; food products; Footwear; Education Services; diversified telecommunications services; electronics; farming and agriculture; finance; grocery; health care equipment and supplies; health care facilities; education and childcare; home and office furnishing, durable consumer products; hotels, motels, inns and gaming; insurance; restaurants, leisure, amusement, and entertainment; leisure equipment tolls and services, media, multiline retail, multi sector holdings; paper and forest products; personal products; professional services, research and consulting services, software; specialty retail; textiles apparel and luxury goods, thrifts and mortgage finance, trading companies and distributors, utilities, and wireless telecommunication services; industrial conglomerates; internet software and services, IT services, machinery; mining, steel, iron, and non precious metals; gas and oil; personal, food and miscellaneous services; printing and publishing; retail stores; telecommunications; textiles and leather; and utilities. It has a 12.21 P/E ratio. It also invests in life sciences with focus on specialty pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotech, health Care Providers and services; health Care technology, enabling technologies and tools.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 10 investors sold Solar Capital Ltd. shares while 29 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 24.35 million shares or 1.52% less from 24.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Liability Company has 23,688 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Coe Cap Management Limited Co owns 45,865 shares. Hbk Investments L P holds 0% or 13,800 shares in its portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based Royal Savings Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC). Moreover, Van Eck Associate Corp has 0.02% invested in Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) for 225,470 shares. Hillsdale Mgmt Inc has 140 shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association invested in 0.01% or 262,101 shares. Botty Investors Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.02% or 2,965 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Communication holds 587,143 shares. D E Shaw And stated it has 70,967 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Millennium Mgmt Lc owns 0.01% invested in Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) for 344,680 shares. Huntington Bancorp, a Ohio-based fund reported 280 shares. Moreover, Bancshares Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC) for 215,001 shares. Advisory Rech holds 379,964 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. First Mercantile stated it has 0.03% in Solar Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLRC).

Since December 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $24.58 million activity. PETERSMEYER GARY S also sold $179,812 worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Tuesday, December 5. Another trade for 6,450 shares valued at $1.48 million was sold by RUBENSTEIN ALLAN E. Another trade for 32,500 shares valued at $7.30M was made by WEISS ROBERT S on Monday, December 18. $2.10 million worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) was sold by BENDER A THOMAS. $3.26M worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) was sold by KAUFMAN CAROL R on Monday, March 12. Shares for $1.12M were sold by ZINBERG STANLEY MD.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.84 billion. The firm develops, makes, and markets a range of contact lenses, including spherical lenses, and toric and multifocal lenses that correct near- and farsightedness, as well as addresses various complex visual defects, such as astigmatism and presbyopia. It has a 62.44 P/E ratio. It also provides medical devices, surgical instruments, accessories, and diagnostic services and products for health care professionals and institutions focusing on womenÂ’s health, fertility, and genetic testing in hospitals, clinicianÂ’s offices, and fertility clinics.

As disclosed in a legally required report filed with the Security and Exchange Commission on 11-04-2018, Michael Kalkstein an insider in Cooper Companies Inc and currently director, sold shares worth $380,147 U.S Dollars in the stock exchange listed company. He sold 1,715 shares, at average $221.7 per share. he now has 0.02% of the total market cap of the company.

Analysts await The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report earnings on June, 7. They expect $2.85 earnings per share, up 14.00% or $0.35 from last year’s $2.5 per share. COO’s profit will be $139.71M for 19.39 P/E if the $2.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.79 actual earnings per share reported by The Cooper Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.15% EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering Cooper (NYSE:COO), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Cooper has $285.0 highest and $136 lowest target. $247.67’s average target is 12.06% above currents $221.02 stock price. Cooper had 62 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies upgraded the shares of COO in report on Friday, April 15 to “Buy” rating. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 31. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cleveland on Friday, February 9. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) earned “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 2. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of COO in report on Thursday, March 8 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the shares of COO in report on Friday, June 3 with “Buy” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Friday, July 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by William Blair given on Friday, September 4. On Friday, June 2 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 16 by Robert W. Baird.

The stock increased 0.19% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $221.02. About 411,730 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 12.65% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.10% the S&P500.

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