Thomas Paulson just Sold 9,296 shares of Tennant Company (TNC), be careful if you are long!; Hub Group Has 1.34 Sentiment

April 10, 2018 - By rebbecca

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Hub Group Inc (HUBG) investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.18, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 91 active investment managers increased and opened new holdings, while 68 trimmed and sold holdings in Hub Group Inc. The active investment managers in our database now own: 30.19 million shares, down from 30.77 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Hub Group Inc in top ten holdings decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 15 Reduced: 53 Increased: 52 New Position: 39.

The stock increased 3.42% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $40.85. About 346,017 shares traded or 11.67% up from the average. Hub Group, Inc. (HUBG) has declined 10.55% since April 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUBG) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, up 11.76% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.34 per share. HUBG’s profit will be $13.06 million for 26.88 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.74 actual earnings per share reported by Hub Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -48.65% negative EPS growth.

Nuance Investments Llc holds 3.29% of its portfolio in Hub Group, Inc. for 1.03 million shares. Granite Investment Partners Llc owns 306,224 shares or 0.93% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Whitnell & Co. has 0.77% invested in the company for 38,383 shares. The Ohio-based Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc has invested 0.75% in the stock. Walthausen & Co. Llc, a New York-based fund reported 163,180 shares.

Hub Group, Inc., an asset-light freight transportation management company, provides intermodal, truck brokerage, and logistics services in North America. The company has market cap of $1.40 billion. It operates through two divisions, Mode and Hub. It has a 10.09 P/E ratio. The Company’s intermodal services include arranging for the movement of its customersÂ’ freight in containers and trailers over long distances.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 14 investors sold Tennant Company shares while 41 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 15.88 million shares or 2.59% less from 16.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 32,687 were accumulated by Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Company. Bank Of America Corporation De reported 0% stake. University Of Texas Managment invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky reported 6,100 shares stake. Regions Financial Corp holds 600 shares. Accredited Invsts stated it has 0.58% of its portfolio in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Morgan Stanley invested in 39,314 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt holds 0.03% or 21,074 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Gp has invested 0.01% in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Btim holds 173,425 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 7,223 shares. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas has 0% invested in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) for 6,127 shares. Ameriprise Fin has 91,073 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Comerica State Bank holds 18,396 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Tennant Co (NYSE:TNC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Tennant Co has $67 highest and $59 lowest target. $66’s average target is -4.21% below currents $68.9 stock price. Tennant Co had 5 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, June 15. The rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company on Wednesday, October 28 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Dougherty.

As revealed in a document that has been filled with the (SEC) on April 10, 2018, Thomas Paulson, Sr. Vice President and CFO of Tennant Co and an insider, sold 9,296 shares of the corporation for a grant total of $642,160 US Dollars which is based on an average stock price per share of $69.1. Thomas Paulson now has 28,185 shares or 0.16% of Tennant Co’s market cap.

Analysts await Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.15 EPS, down 51.61% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.31 per share. TNC’s profit will be $2.68 million for 114.83 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual EPS reported by Tennant Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.88% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.10% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $68.9. About 137,175 shares traded or 6.58% up from the average. Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) has declined 4.44% since April 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.99% the S&P500.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $487,998 activity. $487,998 worth of Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) was sold by PAULSON THOMAS.

Tennant Company designs, manufactures, and markets cleaning solutions. The company has market cap of $1.23 billion. It offers floor maintenance and outdoor cleaning equipment, detergent -free and other sustainable cleaning technologies, aftermarket parts and consumables, and specialty surface coatings. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides equipment maintenance and repair services; and business solutions, such as financing, rental, and leasing programs, as well as machine-to-machine asset management solutions.

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