Mr. David Hatcher, the current major shareholder at Kmg Chemicals Inc has a few days ago been linked with sold via broker of 45,000 shares of the Texas-based Kmg Chemicals Inc, valued at $65.0 per share. The total stocks unloaded with a value of of $2,922,750 US Dollars. David is trying to silently decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last month. He sold another 150,000 shares worth $9,784,440 USD. The transaction will most probably not stay a secret as it was huge one. Presently, David Hatcher possess a total of 1.20 million shares or 10%+ of Kmg Chemicals Inc’s total market capitalization.
Susquehanna International Group Llp decreased Aflac Inc (AFL) stake by 94.48% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Susquehanna International Group Llp sold 881,129 shares as Aflac Inc (AFL)’s stock rose 3.90%. The Susquehanna International Group Llp holds 51,471 shares with $4.19M value, down from 932,600 last quarter. Aflac Inc now has $35.67B valuation. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $90.74. About 1.67 million shares traded or 8.38% up from the average. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has risen 7.68% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.02% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 44 investors sold AFL shares while 297 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. 250.65 million shares or 1.32% less from 254.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jarislowsky Fraser Limited invested 0.03% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Weaver C Barksdale & Assoc holds 1.8% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) or 19,798 shares. Glenview Retail Bank Dept owns 5,000 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Moreover, Leuthold Grp Llc has 0.56% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 68,617 shares. Roffman Miller Associate Pa stated it has 192,372 shares or 2.06% of all its holdings. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 74,695 shares. Brandywine Ltd has 0.21% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Mu Com Limited has 4.15% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Com reported 61,324 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Oppenheimer And Company accumulated 617,877 shares or 1.35% of the stock. Pinnacle Associate owns 37,595 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D stated it has 0.15% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Fjarde Ap has 0.15% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 93,740 shares. Sandy Spring Commercial Bank stated it has 44,112 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Acg Wealth owns 13,115 shares.
Analysts await Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.55 EPS, up 0.65% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.54 per share. AFL’s profit will be $609.38 million for 14.64 P/E if the $1.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.70 actual EPS reported by Aflac Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.82% negative EPS growth.
Among 17 analysts covering Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), 1 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 6% are positive. Aflac Incorporated had 47 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wood upgraded Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Thursday, August 27 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, September 8. Raymond James maintained the stock with “” rating in Wednesday, April 19 report. On Tuesday, September 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Sell”. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, July 27. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Deutsche Bank. Bank of America downgraded Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) on Wednesday, August 19 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, September 23.
Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $2.69 million activity. $125,363 worth of stock was sold by JOHNSON DOUGLAS WAYNE on Tuesday, September 19. 620 shares were sold by Daniels James Todd, worth $50,525 on Friday, September 29. The insider CLONINGER KRISS III sold 3,500 shares worth $283,710. $107,132 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by HUDSON ELIZABETH J. TILLMAN AUDREY B had sold 310 shares worth $25,907.
Susquehanna International Group Llp increased First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (Put) (FDN) stake by 38,500 shares to 77,100 valued at $7.89 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Barracuda Networks Inc (Call) (NYSE:CUDA) stake by 63,200 shares and now owns 184,000 shares. Badger Meter Inc (Call) (NYSE:BMI) was raised too.
Among 4 analysts covering KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. KMG Chemicals has $70.0 highest and $26 lowest target. $44.33’s average target is -32.77% below currents $65.94 stock price. KMG Chemicals had 8 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Gabelli given on Wednesday, December 14. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 31 by Zacks. Seaport Global Securities upgraded the shares of KMG in report on Friday, December 11 to “Buy” rating. Gabelli upgraded the shares of KMG in report on Monday, May 1 to “Buy” rating. The stock of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) earned “Strong-Buy” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) rating on Wednesday, December 13. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $70.0 target. Global Hunter Securities upgraded the shares of KMG in report on Wednesday, August 26 to “Neutral” rating.
The stock increased 0.73% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $65.94. About 116,039 shares traded. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has risen 169.63% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 152.93% the S&P500.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.71, from 1.66 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 14 investors sold KMG Chemicals, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 8.47 million shares or 0.73% less from 8.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase And Co, New York-based fund reported 26,200 shares. Morgan Stanley stated it has 62,273 shares. Pdts Prtnrs Ltd Liability Company holds 7,100 shares. Ghp Invest Advsrs accumulated 0.23% or 27,145 shares. 5,082 were reported by D E Shaw And Com Inc. Citigroup owns 4,389 shares. 758 were accumulated by Ameritas Prtnrs Inc. State Street has 161,497 shares. 54,029 are held by Globeflex Capital Lp. Ahl Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.02% or 17,874 shares. Perritt Management holds 0.33% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) for 22,806 shares. Invesco Limited reported 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Wellington Management Gru Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 0% or 26,607 shares. Vanguard Gru Inc reported 0% stake. Campbell & Inv Adviser Limited Liability Company holds 0.2% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) for 4,443 shares.
Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 27 sales for $14.19 million activity. Another trade for 9,000 shares valued at $456,060 was made by HATCHER DAVID L on Thursday, September 21.
Analysts await KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) to report earnings on March, 12. They expect $0.71 earnings per share, up 24.56% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.57 per share. KMG’s profit will be $10.92 million for 23.22 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by KMG Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.46% negative EPS growth.