Richard Armitage just Unloaded 4,000 shares of ManTech International (MANT), be careful if you are long!; Masco Has 0.89 Sentiment

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Sentiment for Masco Corp (MAS)

Masco Corp (MAS) investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.11, from 1 in 2017Q4. The ratio has dropped, as 220 active investment managers opened new or increased stock positions, while 248 sold and decreased their stakes in Masco Corp. The active investment managers in our database now possess: 267.59 million shares, down from 272.45 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Masco Corp in top ten stock positions decreased from 7 to 5 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 39 Reduced: 209 Increased: 159 New Position: 61.

Analysts await Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.77 earnings per share, up 28.33% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.6 per share. MAS’s profit will be $239.07 million for 12.33 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by Masco Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 71.11% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 2.32% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $37.97. About 3.13 million shares traded. Masco Corporation (MAS) has risen 2.07% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.50% the S&P500. Some Historical MAS News: ; 02/05/2018 – Masco Presenting at JPMorgan Conference May 14; 09/03/2018 – Masco Announced Kichler Purchase in Januar; 02/05/2018 – Masco Corporation Announces Live Webcast of Presentation at Investor Conference – May 14, 2018; 09/03/2018 – Masco Corp Announces Completion of Kichler Lighting Acquisition; 31/05/2018 – Masco Non-Deal Roadshow Scheduled By SunTrust for Jun. 7; 18/05/2018 – Masco Corporation Announces Live Webcast of Presentation at Investor Conference — June 6, 2018; 24/04/2018 – MASCO AFFIRMING 2018 ADJ. EPS FORECAST; 09/04/2018 – MOODY’S ASSIGNS BA3 CFR AND B1 RATING TO NOTES OF TOPBUILD; STABLE OUTLOOK; 27/03/2018 – MOODY’S UPGRADES MASCO TO INVESTMENT GRADE; OUTLOOK STABLE; 24/04/2018 – Masco Backs 2018 Adj EPS $2.48-Adj EPS $2.63

Water Asset Management Llc holds 6.66% of its portfolio in Masco Corporation for 373,606 shares. Incline Global Management Llc owns 1.59 million shares or 3.47% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sadoff Investment Management Llc has 2.97% invested in the company for 872,765 shares. The Missouri-based Argent Capital Management Llc has invested 2.86% in the stock. Renaissance Investment Group Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 156,548 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $6.69 million activity.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.79 billion. The Company’s Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tubs, shower trays, spas products, exercise pools and systems, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other non-decorative plumbing products. It has a 22.87 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paints, stains, and waterproofing products; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and functional hardware, wall plates, hook and rail products, and picture hanging accessories, as well as decorative bath hardware, shower accessories, and shower doors.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Masco’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Masco, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $37.0 while the high is $37.0. The stock’s average target of $37 is -2.55% below today’s ($37.97) share price. MAS was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 29, 2016. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 26 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, January 6 the stock rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. Longbow upgraded the shares of MAS in report on Thursday, April 6 to “Buy” rating. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, September 29 report.

ManTech International Corporation provides technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.18 billion. It offers cyber security solutions and services. It has a 18.87 P/E ratio. The firm also designs, develops, integrates, operates, and sustains software applications and systems across defense, intelligence, and federal civilian customers; and provides hardware and software to support the technology infrastructure for specific applications, including IT service management, help desk, data center consolidation, enterprise architecture, mobile computing and device management, network activities and infrastructure, virtualization/cloud computing, network and database administration, enterprise systems development and management, and infrastructure as a service.

Analysts await ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 25.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.4 per share. MANT’s profit will be $19.77 million for 27.51 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by ManTech International Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.96% negative EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Mantech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Mantech International Corporation has $6500 highest and $30.0 lowest target. $47.38’s average target is -13.87% below currents $55.01 stock price. Mantech International Corporation had 31 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of MANT in report on Thursday, April 28 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, June 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by TheStreet given on Saturday, August 22. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 30. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by Wells Fargo. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Sell”. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45.0 target in Monday, August 21 report. Maxim Group maintained the shares of MANT in report on Thursday, February 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, August 30. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Noble Financial.

Since February 23, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $3.60 million activity. MINIHAN KENNETH A sold 6,000 shares worth $351,840. Shares for $329,460 were sold by Keefe Daniel J. Shares for $1.54 million were sold by Phillips Kevin M on Tuesday, February 27. FATZINGER WALTER R JR also sold $110,500 worth of ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) shares. The insider Bjornaas Judith L sold 9,756 shares worth $558,066.

More notable recent ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “ManTech Names Matt Tait as President of Mission Solutions and Services Group” on June 12, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “ManTech taps new leader for national security, federal civilian and health IT business” published on June 12, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Financial Industry Rehearses Defenses Against Ransomware Within ManTech’s Advanced Cyber Range Environment” on May 29, 2018. More interesting news about ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for ManTech International, Rapid7, Global Blood Therapeutics ..” published on June 04, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “ManTech Opens New North Charleston Logistics Facility Supporting US Army’s MRAP Program” with publication date: May 30, 2018.

The Mantech International Corp’s director, Richard Armitage, the insider sold – 4,000 Mantech International Corp’s shares, based on the average share price of $54.6 for a share. This sale of shares recently had a value of nearly $218,400 USD. The dated June 14, 2018 transaction’s report that was filed with the Washington-based SEC is obtainable for free here. Currently, Mr. Richard, holds 4,000 shares, which accounts for 0.01% of Mantech International Corp’s market capitalization.

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