Rowland & Company Investment Counsel Raised Its Compass Minerals Int (CMP) Stake; 1 Analysts Are Bullish Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI) Last Week

Among 3 analysts covering Universal Technical (NYSE:UTI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Universal Technical had 5 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by S&P Research. The stock of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Piper Jaffray. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 4. The stock of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, November 30. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 16 with “Hold”. See Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) latest ratings:

08/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $3.5 Maintain
30/11/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $6.0 Maintain

Rowland & Company Investment Counsel increased Compass Minerals Int (CMP) stake by 24.79% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Rowland & Company Investment Counsel acquired 6,865 shares as Compass Minerals Int (CMP)’s stock declined 13.15%. The Rowland & Company Investment Counsel holds 34,560 shares with $2.25M value, up from 27,695 last quarter. Compass Minerals Int now has $2.35B valuation. The stock increased 1.24% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $69.55. About 463,607 shares traded or 44.36% up from the average. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 13.31% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Compass Minerals had 22 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Monday, December 21. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 15. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, September 25. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, August 17. The stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, July 6. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, March 30 by BB&T Capital. On Wednesday, October 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Neutral”. Deutsche Bank maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) on Friday, August 14 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CMP in report on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.76 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 22 investors sold CMP shares while 71 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 36.34 million shares or 0.88% less from 36.66 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wills Fincl Grp Incorporated holds 0.3% or 6,353 shares in its portfolio. Amg Funds Ltd owns 22,369 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 0.06% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Mcf Ltd Liability Corporation reported 100 shares. Hsbc Holdg Public Limited invested in 0% or 4,764 shares. Advsr Asset Mgmt holds 148,829 shares. Lenox Wealth Mngmt Inc reported 450 shares. Oregon-based Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Oakworth Capital Inc has 218 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Limited Liability Co holds 0.56% or 722,822 shares. Virtu Llc holds 11,538 shares. Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 53,559 shares. Fmr Lc reported 1.55M shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Wolverine Asset Ltd Co holds 0% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) or 1,252 shares. 40,696 were accumulated by Citadel Advisors Lc.

The stock decreased 3.66% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $2.63. About 9,604 shares traded. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) has risen 18.09% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.39% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $34,466 activity. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider MCWATERS KIMBERLY J bought $17,352.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The company has market cap of $65.78 million. The firm offers undergraduate degree and diploma programs, and specialized technical education programs through its 12 campuses under various brands, such as Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides maker specific advanced training programs, including student paid electives at its campuses; and maker or dealer sponsored training at various campuses and dedicated training centers.