Bhagwat Swaroop, EVP & GM – Protection of Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Just Unloaded Shares; Rex American Resources Has 0.93 Sentiment

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Rex American Resources Corp (REX) investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.24, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 57 funds opened new or increased equity positions, while 61 decreased and sold positions in Rex American Resources Corp. The funds in our database now hold: 5.79 million shares, down from 5.82 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Rex American Resources Corp in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 12 Reduced: 49 Increased: 38 New Position: 19.

REX American Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells ethanol. The company has market cap of $473.99 million. The firm also offers dried distillers grains, modified distillers grains, and non-food grade corn oil. It has a 14.55 P/E ratio. In addition, it provides dry distillers grains with solubles, which is used as a protein in animal feed.

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc holds 0.58% of its portfolio in REX American Resources Corporation for 53,279 shares. Matarin Capital Management Llc owns 86,624 shares or 0.56% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bowling Portfolio Management Llc has 0.22% invested in the company for 20,360 shares. The New Jersey-based Systematic Financial Management Lp has invested 0.21% in the stock. Hutchin Hill Capital Lp, a New York-based fund reported 7,000 shares.

The stock increased 1.21% or $0.87 during the last trading session, reaching $72.96. About 25,543 shares traded. REX American Resources Corporation (REX) has declined 16.39% since April 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.94% the S&P500.

On 10-04-2018, the EVP & GM – Protection of Proofpoint Inc, Mr. Bhagwat Swaroop, sold amount of shares – 3,077, amounting to $361,271 US Dollars, which is calculated based on a stock price of $117.4 for each one share. Published 10-04-2018, you can read more about the deal by referring to the following source Form 4 here. Bhagwat Swaroop now indirectly holds 0 shares. He also directly holds 1000 shares. In total he holds a stake of 0.00%.

Analysts await Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) to report earnings on April, 19. They expect $-0.32 EPS, up 15.79% or $0.06 from last year’s $-0.38 per share.

Among 30 analysts covering Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Proofpoint Inc has $140 highest and $49 lowest target. $107.38’s average target is -11.04% below currents $120.71 stock price. Proofpoint Inc had 93 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 7. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 22 by RBC Capital Markets. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 7 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Deutsche Bank. Wunderlich reinitiated the shares of PFPT in report on Tuesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, January 29 by Wedbush. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, March 22. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Monday, January 30 with “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.17, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 15 investors sold Proofpoint, Inc. shares while 85 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 49.53 million shares or 0.18% more from 49.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Stephens Invest Mgmt Gru Limited invested 1.35% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Elk Creek Ltd reported 0.67% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Us Bancshares De accumulated 11,408 shares. Essex Inv Llc has invested 0.41% of its portfolio in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Raymond James Svcs Advsr Inc invested in 9,756 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, a Minnesota-based fund reported 312,458 shares. 4,476 are owned by Virtu Fincl Lc. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Ltd Liability Partnership Ma holds 0% or 13 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT). Los Angeles Capital Mngmt & Equity Rech invested in 0.01% or 12,532 shares. Redwood Invs Ltd owns 221,857 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Co reported 29,450 shares. Envestnet Asset has 1,570 shares. Brighton Jones Ltd Com holds 3,282 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Deutsche Bankshares Ag has invested 0.02% in Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT).

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $13.47 million activity. 8,187 Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) shares with value of $870,702 were sold by Newell Tracey. Shares for $594,560 were sold by Hahn Eric on Wednesday, March 14. $3.68M worth of stock was sold by Steele Gary on Wednesday, January 3. Knight David sold $256,405 worth of stock or 3,000 shares. Swaroop Bhagwat had sold 900 shares worth $88,976 on Wednesday, February 14.

Proofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service well-known provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.10 billion. It offers threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides email security products that include Enterprise Protection secure email gateway, Email Fraud Defense, Email Continuity, and Proofpoint Essentials, which are design to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, enable enterprises to authenticate their email to reduce consumer phishing, fight business email compromise attacks, and keep email operational in the event of a service well-known provider outage.

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