Debra Zumwalt Unloaded $15,121 Worth of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN) Shares; Entegris (ENTG) Sentiment Is 1.3

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Entegris Inc (ENTG) investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.48, from 0.82 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 127 institutional investors increased or started new positions, while 98 sold and reduced their positions in Entegris Inc. The institutional investors in our database now own: 130.87 million shares, down from 135.35 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Entegris Inc in top ten positions was flat from 9 to 9 for the same number . Sold All: 15 Reduced: 83 Increased: 74 New Position: 53.

The stock increased 1.72% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $38.45. About 59,408 shares traded. Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) has declined 12.86% since April 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.41% the S&P500.

Huron Consulting Group Inc., a professional services firm, provides advisory, technology, and analytic solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $817.18 million. The firm operates through the Healthcare, Education and Life Sciences, and Business Advisory divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Healthcare segment provides advisory services from strategy setting through implementation in the areas of organizational and resource alignment, clinical transformation, financial and operational performance, patient and caregiver engagement, and technology implementation and optimization to national and regional hospitals and integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and medical groups.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 17 investors sold Huron Consulting Group Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 20.25 million shares or 2.32% more from 19.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie Limited has invested 0% in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Metropolitan Life Ny stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Stoneridge Invest Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.06% or 9,387 shares. Massachusetts-based Boston has invested 0.06% in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Fdx Advsrs Inc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Schwab Charles Inv Incorporated invested in 176,174 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Globeflex Cap L P holds 0.17% or 14,733 shares in its portfolio. California Employees Retirement Systems reported 65,602 shares stake. Federated Invsts Pa reported 49 shares. Van Berkom Associate holds 2.54% or 1.93M shares in its portfolio. 27,972 were reported by Denver Inv Advisors Limited Company. Parkside Bank holds 0.01% or 464 shares. Pnc Finance Gru invested in 0% or 140 shares. Jennison Associates Ltd Company invested 0.01% in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Ameriprise Financial owns 37,941 shares.

Analysts await Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.47 EPS, down 14.55% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.55 per share. HURN’s profit will be $9.99 million for 20.45 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual EPS reported by Huron Consulting Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.88% negative EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Huron Consulting Group has $80 highest and $48.0 lowest target. $57.33’s average target is 49.10% above currents $38.45 stock price. Huron Consulting Group had 13 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. William Blair upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 8 report. The stock of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Tuesday, January 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 21 by William Blair. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, September 17 with “Buy”. The stock of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, October 18. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Tuesday, February 21 by Barrington Research. On Monday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Barrington Research with “Outperform”.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $717,247 activity. Shares for $32,666 were sold by MOODY JOHN S on Tuesday, January 2. $7,748 worth of stock was sold by LOCKHART H EUGENE on Tuesday, January 2. Another trade for 402 shares valued at $16,377 was made by Zumwalt Debra on Tuesday, January 2. Shares for $24,518 were sold by MASSARO GEORGE on Tuesday, January 2. Roth James H sold $611,450 worth of stock. $24,488 worth of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) was sold by EDWARDS JAMES D on Tuesday, January 2.

Debra Zumwalt, director of Huron Consulting Group Inc is the insider, Octafinance want to inform you for. Mr. Debra submitted a legal report with the SEC informing the public of a deal for 403 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company, the one she is an insider in. At the time of the trade, the average stock price of Huron Consulting Group Inc was $37.5, making the stock block worth $15,121 U.S. Dollars. Currently, she holds a total of 11,880 shares or 0.06% of the Company’s market capitalization.

Harvey Partners Llc holds 6.38% of its portfolio in Entegris, Inc. for 165,000 shares. Gmt Capital Corp owns 9.21 million shares or 5.71% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rgm Capital Llc has 5.3% invested in the company for 1.87 million shares. The California-based Snyder Capital Management L P has invested 4.56% in the stock. Needham Investment Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 543,000 shares.

Entegris, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies micro contamination control products, specialty chemicals, and advanced materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.83 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials, Advanced Materials Handling, and Microcontamination Control. It has a 58.05 P/E ratio. The Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials segment provides high-performance and high-purity process chemistries, gases, and materials, as well as safe and efficient delivery systems to support semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes.

Analysts await Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.42 earnings per share, up 44.83% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.29 per share. ENTG’s profit will be $59.28 million for 20.39 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by Entegris, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.44% EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Entegris’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Entegris, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $20.0 while the high is $26.0. The stock’s average target of $22.67 is -33.81% below today’s ($34.25) share price. ENTG was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 27, 2016. Needham initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, November 21 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 26. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 27 by Dougherty & Company. Goldman Sachs initiated Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTG) rating on Friday, February 10. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $26.0 target.

The stock increased 2.39% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $34.25. About 618,772 shares traded. Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) has risen 54.03% since April 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.48% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $9.53 million activity.

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