Why Michael Burdiek Sold 12,500 Stock of CalAmp Corp. (CAMP)?; USA Compression Partners, LP (USAC) Had 3 Analysts Last Week

Among 8 analysts covering USA Compression Partners LP (NYSE:USAC), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. USA Compression Partners LP had 28 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 11 to “Underweight”. The stock of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by JP Morgan. FBR Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 17 report. The stock of USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Sunday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Neutral” on Tuesday, December 19. RBC Capital Markets downgraded USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) rating on Tuesday, February 14. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $20 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) on Friday, May 6 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 17 by RBC Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of USAC in report on Thursday, May 12 with “Neutral” rating. See USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $22 New Target: $23 Maintain
19/01/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Upgrade
19/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
17/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $21.0 Upgrade
19/12/2017 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Neutral New Target: $18 Maintain
19/12/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Inc. 18.00
08/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $18.0 Maintain
29/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $17.0 Maintain
25/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $17.0 Maintain

In a legal document which was filled with the U.S. SEC, it was revealed that the President & CEO of Calamp Corp Michael Burdiek, an insider in question, made a trade for 12,500 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company, having a market value of $291,125 U.S Dollars using an average stock price per share of $23.3 U.S Dollars. Michael is trying to quietly decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last month. He sold another 4,000 shares worth $97,400 USD. And, It’s sure Michael’s deal isn’t going to remain undiscovered as he today is holding 483,434 shares – ( 1.36% of Calamp Corp’s Market Cap ).

USA Compression Partners, LP provides natural gas compression services under term contracts with clients in the gas and oil industry in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.11 billion. It engineers, designs, operates, services, and repairs its compression units and maintains related support inventory and equipment. It has a 110.56 P/E ratio. The firm provides compression services in various shale plays, including the Utica, Marcellus, Permian Basin, Eagle Ford, Mississippi Lime, Granite Wash, Woodford, Barnett, Haynesville, Niobrara, and Fayetteville shales.

The stock decreased 0.73% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $17.69. About 176,950 shares traded or 7.19% up from the average. USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) has risen 15.40% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.30% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 7 investors sold USA Compression Partners, LP shares while 19 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 65.53 million shares or 1.37% more from 64.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Brown Brothers Harriman And owns 0% invested in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) for 2,800 shares. Counselors Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Tph Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 314,155 shares. Group Incorporated One Trading L P reported 0% stake. 72,179 were accumulated by Lucas Management. Moreover, Hite Hedge Asset Lc has 0.12% invested in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Rbf Ltd Liability reported 0.04% in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). The Georgia-based Invesco has invested 0% in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Creative Planning holds 25,226 shares. American Group Inc holds 0.22% or 129,871 shares in its portfolio. National Bank Of America Corp De reported 0% of its portfolio in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC). Susquehanna Grp Inc Llp holds 0% in USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) or 19,877 shares. Tower Research Capital Ltd (Trc) has 3,535 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Van Eck Assocs reported 208,489 shares. Jennison Associate Ltd Liability Com owns 386,783 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

The stock increased 2.69% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $24.03. About 181,947 shares traded. CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) has risen 30.70% since March 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.00% the S&P500.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $1.42 million activity. $234,932 worth of stock was sold by Sarkissian Garo Sarkis on Tuesday, October 3. Burdiek Michael J sold $195,080 worth of CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP) on Tuesday, January 2. On Monday, October 23 the insider Alexy Kimberly sold $565,450.

CalAmp Corp. provides Internet of Things enablement solutions for various mobile and fixed applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $856.06 million. The firm provides solutions for mobile resource management and applications for the IoT market, which enable clients in the transportation, government, construction, automotive, and energy markets to optimize their activities by collecting, monitoring, and reporting business-critical data and desired intelligence from remote and mobile assets. It has a 50.7 P/E ratio. It also offers a portfolio of wireless communications products, such as asset tracking devices, mobile telemetry units, fixed and mobile wireless gateways, and multi-mode wireless routers; and cloud telematics software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service applications.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 6 investors sold CalAmp Corp. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 24.25 million shares or 0.10% less from 24.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Matarin Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0.04% invested in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Ig Management Limited stated it has 0% in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Parkside Comml Bank & has invested 0% in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Credit Suisse Ag reported 0% in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Aqr Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 0% invested in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Mason Street Advsr Ltd holds 8,965 shares. Northern Tru accumulated 457,464 shares. Jefferies Gp Ltd reported 13,917 shares stake. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 0% in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Eam Invsts Limited owns 104,101 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.01% of its portfolio in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP). Commercial Bank Of Mellon holds 501,939 shares. Geode Capital Management Ltd Llc holds 309,197 shares. Stanley reported 177,711 shares or 1.1% of all its holdings. Eagle Boston Inv Management Incorporated stated it has 1.24% of its portfolio in CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP).