Ralph Izzo, an Insider in Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Unloaded 20833 shares of the Company; HMS Holdings (HMSY) Sentiment Is 1.01

April 3, 2018 - By rebbecca

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HMS Holdings Corp (HMSY) investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.25, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 86 funds opened new and increased stock positions, while 85 sold and decreased equity positions in HMS Holdings Corp. The funds in our database now have: 79.76 million shares, up from 78.86 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding HMS Holdings Corp in top ten stock positions decreased from 5 to 2 for a decrease of 3. Sold All: 26 Reduced: 59 Increased: 53 New Position: 33.

HMS Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates in the healthcare insurance benefit cost containment market in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.37 billion. It provides coordination of benefits services to government and commercial healthcare payers and sponsors to coordinate benefits for claims; and payment integrity services that ensure healthcare claims billed are accurate and appropriate, as well as care management and member analytics technologies. It has a 35.09 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s services also enable clients to recover improper payments; prevent future improper payments; reduce fraud, waste, and abuse; and ensure regulatory compliance.

Analysts await HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY) to report earnings on May, 9. They expect $0.05 EPS, down 37.50% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.08 per share. HMSY’s profit will be $4.14M for 82.45 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by HMS Holdings Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.67% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of HMS Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating HMS Holdings, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. HMSY was included in 2 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, February 27 by First Analysis. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Jefferies.

Hcsf Management Llc holds 3.45% of its portfolio in HMS Holdings Corp. for 300,000 shares. Pembroke Management Ltd owns 1.69 million shares or 2.94% of their US portfolio. Moreover, American Capital Management Inc has 2.48% invested in the company for 2.44 million shares. The Quebec – Canada-based Van Berkom & Associates Inc. has invested 2.29% in the stock. Stephens Investment Management Group Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 2.76 million shares.

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $16.49. About 301,153 shares traded. HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY) has declined 12.57% since April 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.12% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.86% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $50.3. About 2.69M shares traded. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) has risen 10.24% since April 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.31% the S&P500.

Since October 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $10.98 million activity. $1.66M worth of stock was sold by IZZO RALPH on Friday, October 27.

A few days ago, an insider trading deal was made. Ralph Izzo, the Chairman – President and CEO and an insider of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc sold precisely 20,833 shares of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc, worth roughly $1,039,669 US Dollars, at $49.9 per every share at the time of the deal. Now, he holds a total of 631,347 shares or 0.13% of the company’s market capitalization (total value of the shares outstanding). The dated 03-04-2018 transaction’s report filed with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission is accessible online here.

Among 16 analysts covering Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated has $58 highest and $37 lowest target. $51.41’s average target is 2.21% above currents $50.3 stock price. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated had 56 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 25 report. On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Outperform”. Argus Research maintained Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) rating on Wednesday, October 25. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $56 target. Barclays Capital maintained Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) on Thursday, September 22 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Mizuho on Friday, August 11 to “Buy”. As per Monday, November 20, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Mizuho to “Neutral”. On Thursday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. Morgan Stanley maintained Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (NYSE:PEG) on Thursday, August 10 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy firm primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. The company has market cap of $25.39 billion. It operates nuclear, coal, gas, oil-fired, and renewable generation facilities with a generation capacity of approximately 11,681 megawatts. It has a 16.23 P/E ratio. The firm sells electricity, natural gas, and other energy-related products.

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