Aaron Jagdfeld the Chief Executive Officer of Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC) Unloaded 20,000 Shares of the Company; Amedisys (AMED) Shorts Down By 1.89%

April 4, 2018 - By Shannon Black

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Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED) had a decrease of 1.89% in short interest. AMED’s SI was 3.18M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 1.89% from 3.24 million shares previously. With 287,700 avg volume, 11 days are for Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED)’s short sellers to cover AMED’s short positions. The SI to Amedisys Inc’s float is 9.55%. The stock increased 4.90% or $2.94 during the last trading session, reaching $63. About 270,096 shares traded. Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has risen 18.43% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.88% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 32 investors sold Generac Holdings Inc. shares while 72 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 60.69 million shares or 3.57% more from 58.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie holds 4,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.03% in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Menta Cap Ltd Liability Co invested 0.12% in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Seizert Cap Prns holds 48,945 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Proshare Advisors Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Century Companies Incorporated holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) for 179,638 shares. Shapiro Cap Management Lc reported 0.74% of its portfolio in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Art Advisors Limited Liability Company holds 19,400 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. 905 are owned by Clearbridge Investments Ltd Liability. Lpl Fincl Ltd Co accumulated 8,336 shares or 0% of the stock. Campbell & Com Adviser Ltd Liability Company invested in 17,026 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys, a Florida-based fund reported 47,641 shares. Ws Management Lllp invested 1.47% in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Cortina Asset Management Limited Liability accumulated 87,685 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The stated it has 44,119 shares.

After the disclosing of a public document filled with DC-based SEC; a transaction became apparent. The Chief Executive Officer of Generac Holdings Inc, Aaron Jagdfeld; finalized a transaction in the open market by unloading 20,000 shares at an average cost of $44.7 of the public firm worth approx. $894,690 U.S. Dollars. He also sold 20,000 shares worth $882,202 USD in the last month. And, It’s sure Aaron’s trade isn’t going to remain a secret as he today is possessing 943,571 shares – ( 1.51% of Generac Holdings Inc’s Market Cap ).

Among 10 analysts covering Generac Holdings (NYSE:GNRC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Generac Holdings has $57.0 highest and $35 lowest target. $52.67’s average target is 16.35% above currents $45.27 stock price. Generac Holdings had 31 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by SunTrust. Bank of America upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $45.0 target in Thursday, September 7 report. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, September 8. The stock of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Monday, October 23. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 5. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Bank of America. The stock of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, September 8. The stock of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) earned “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Wednesday, December 30. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and $40 target in Monday, April 24 report.

Analysts await Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.61 EPS, up 48.78% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.41 per share. GNRC’s profit will be $38.01 million for 18.55 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.37 actual EPS reported by Generac Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.47% negative EPS growth.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.83 million activity. On Tuesday, January 2 the insider Jagdfeld Aaron sold $980,511.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.82 billion. The firm offers engines, alternators, transfer switches, and other components fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel, and bi-fuel. It has a 17.68 P/E ratio. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 6kW to 60kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 6kW to 20kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 60kW; cellular remote monitoring system for home standby generators; and industrial diesel generators ranging in sizes up to 3,250kW.

The stock increased 1.43% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $45.27. About 269,545 shares traded. Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) has risen 20.22% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.67% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Amedisys Inc. had 41 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. William Blair maintained Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, March 1 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AMED in report on Friday, May 6 with “Sector Perform” rating. SunTrust maintained the shares of AMED in report on Monday, October 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Mizuho. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, November 11 by Mizuho. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AMED in report on Monday, June 5 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, November 5 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 28 by Jefferies. The stock of Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, June 17 by Stephens.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.77 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.06, from 1.71 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Amedisys, Inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 31.82 million shares or 0.22% more from 31.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Kansas-based Koch Incorporated has invested 0.1% in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). 17,687 are held by Public Sector Pension Inv Board. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Liability, New York-based fund reported 129,323 shares. 4,368 were accumulated by Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership. Ahl Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.09% or 109,921 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can owns 0% invested in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) for 21,689 shares. Comerica Bank has invested 0.01% in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Foundry Limited Com owns 30,967 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 87,940 shares. Paloma Partners Management Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 11,167 shares. Amalgamated Natl Bank has invested 0.01% in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% of its portfolio in Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED). Sei Invs holds 0.02% or 88,828 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 20,100 shares.

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