The Insider, Paul Gentzkow Sold 205,000 Shares of Robert Half International Inc. (RHI); 27 Analysts Covering Weatherford International plc (WFT)

An insider Paul Gentzkow who is President & COO of Half Robert International Inc sold some 205,000 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company having a total value of $11,543,788 US Dollars based on an average price of $56.3 for share. The chances that this transaction stays hidden are nil owing to the enormous amount of cash involved. Currently, Paul Gentzkow owns 424,980 shares which are around 0.35% of Half Robert International Inc’s market capitalization.

Among 34 analysts covering Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT), 27 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Weatherford International Ltd. had 110 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, January 3. As per Friday, December 2, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. The stock of Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, July 27. Seaport Global upgraded Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) rating on Wednesday, November 1. Seaport Global has “Buy” rating and $5.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7 target in Tuesday, August 2 report. The stock of Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 1 by Jefferies. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, June 13. On Friday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Tudor Pickering with “Buy” on Friday, March 24. See Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) latest ratings:

05/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $6.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $7.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $5 New Target: $4 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $6.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
09/01/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $7.0
04/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $6 Downgrade
03/01/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $6.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Gabelli Rating: Buy
02/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Buy New Target: $5.5 Maintain

Weatherford International public limited company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multinational oilfield service firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.10 billion. It offers equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention of oil and natural gas wells. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates through three business groups: Formation Evaluation and Well Construction, Completion and Production, and Land Drilling Rigs.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 41 investors sold Weatherford International plc shares while 94 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 1.67% more from 1.09 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) for 1.35M shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 20,822 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 13,770 were accumulated by Stratos Wealth Prtnrs Ltd. Waddell & Reed holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) for 3.72 million shares. Tower Rech Capital Lc (Trc) has 1,995 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Contravisory Invest Mngmt invested in 648 shares or 0% of the stock. Proshare Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Exane Derivatives has invested 0.38% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Carlyle Group L P owns 1.00 million shares. Oarsman Cap owns 548,940 shares for 1.06% of their portfolio. Fjarde Ap owns 412,589 shares. The Georgia-based Crawford Invest Counsel has invested 0.01% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Moreover, Pacad has 0.02% invested in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Credit Agricole S A, France-based fund reported 162,897 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp has invested 0.01% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT).

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.12. About 36.24M shares traded or 59.46% up from the average. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has risen 2.15% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.55% the S&P500.

Robert Half International Inc. provides staffing and risk consulting services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The company has market cap of $6.90 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Temporary and Consultant Staffing, Permanent Placement Staffing, and Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services. It has a 24.04 P/E ratio. It places temporary personnel for accounting, finance, and bookkeeping; temporary and full-time office and administrative personnel consisting of executive and administrative assistants, receptionists, and customer service representatives; full-time accounting, financial, tax, and accounting activities personnel; and information technology contract consultants and full-time employees in the areas of platform systems integration and end-user support, including specialists in Web development, networking, application development, systems integration, database design, security and business continuity, and desktop support.

The stock increased 2.94% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $56.01. About 1.78M shares traded or 88.47% up from the average. Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) has risen 17.82% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.12% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Robert Half International has $67.0 highest and $33 lowest target. $54.75’s average target is -2.25% below currents $56.01 stock price. Robert Half International had 40 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $63 target in Friday, July 31 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Macquarie Research. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform” on Monday, October 3. RBC Capital Markets maintained Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) on Thursday, October 22 with “Outperform” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) on Tuesday, July 11 with “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) on Wednesday, December 9 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 3. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 11. As per Wednesday, January 31, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform” on Wednesday, October 25.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 28 investors sold Robert Half International Inc. shares while 130 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 102.17 million shares or 0.31% less from 102.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tiaa Cref Mngmt reported 605,214 shares stake. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Switzerland) Sa reported 30,785 shares stake. Tributary Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) for 850 shares. Next Gru holds 1,500 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Eaton Vance Mngmt reported 0.01% in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI). Benjamin F Edwards & reported 350 shares stake. Shell Asset Mgmt has 0.02% invested in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI). Bb&T has 195,779 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio. Neuberger Berman Grp Limited Liability Corp invested in 0% or 10,128 shares. Bb&T Ltd Com holds 194,961 shares. Fifth Third National Bank & Trust reported 0% stake. Lazard Asset Management Limited stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI). Fmr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 2.00 million shares. 21 are held by Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Llp Ma. 11,967 were reported by Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale.