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The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) Insider Activities Are in the Air

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (MTW) down -2.25 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 15 analysts who collectively recommend a hold rating on stock. 3 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 14 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $5.82, with individual targets ranging between $4 and $7. The shares closed last trade at $5.65, implying that analysts see shares rising about 3.01 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are -63.19 down so far this year. A Senior Vice President at The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (MTW) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Tuesday February 16, 2016. Weyers Lawrence Joseph offloaded 1,472 shares in the company at an average price of $15.21 and ended up generating $22,390 in proceeds. Weyers Lawrence Joseph retains 57,183 shares in the company after this transaction. A SVP HR and Administration in the company, Musial Thomas G, on Tuesday February 16, 2016 collected $75,250 from the sale of 4,941 shares at $15.21 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering MTW stock at the going market price of $5.65/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.04 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a -81.82% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $467.09M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. generated around $427.4M in revenue and net income of -$0.04/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $365.73M and -$0.02/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $934.8M, with earnings at $0.43/share.

Analyst Coverage: Seaport Global Securities has been a brokerage house following shares of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (MTW), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was upgraded to Buy from Neutral, wrote analysts at Seaport Global Securities, in a note issued to clients on Friday May 06, 2016. There was another key note issued by Stifel on Wednesday April 20, 2016. The firm lifted its rating on MTW from Hold to Buy.

Price Momentum: Despite the -1.57% decrease in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -72.6% fall in value from company’s one year high of $20.55. The stock is currently holding below its 50 day moving average of $6.01 and below its 200 day moving average of $5.72. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (MTW), have changed -52.91% and 10.12%, respectively.

 

Ambarella, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBA) Earns Consensus Hold Rating

Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) up 25.04 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 11 analysts who collectively recommend a hold rating on stock. 7 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 8 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $57.63, with individual targets ranging between $43 and $86. The shares closed last trade at $51.94, implying that analysts see shares rising about 10.95 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are -6.82 down so far this year. A VP, Marketing at Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Tuesday March 29, 2016. Day Christopher offloaded 1,812 shares in the company at an average price of $43.5 and ended up generating $78,820 in proceeds. Day Christopher retains 23,498 shares in the company after this transaction. A CFO in the company, Laplante George, on Wednesday March 16, 2016 collected $131,400 from the sale of 3,540 shares at $43.5 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering AMBA stock at the going market price of $51.94/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the July 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.38 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a -56.82% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $64.02M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Ambarella, Inc. generated around $57.16M in revenue and net income of $0.34/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $57.01M and $0.28/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $67.97M, with earnings at $0.64/share.

Analyst Coverage: Morgan Stanley has been a brokerage house following shares of Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was upgraded to Overweight from Equal-Weight, wrote analysts at Morgan Stanley, in a note issued to clients on Tuesday March 29, 2016. There was another key note issued by Dougherty & Company on Thursday February 04, 2016. The firm lifted its rating on AMBA from Neutral to Buy.

Price Momentum: Despite the 7.16% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -59.8% fall in value from company’s one year high of $129.19. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $24.46 and above its 200 day moving average of $40.89. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA), have changed 2.28% and 44.76%, respectively.

 

KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) Insiders Look Pessimistic About Prospects

KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) up 4.15 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 15 analysts who collectively recommend a buy rating on stock. 11 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 12 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $18.5, with individual targets ranging between $13 and $26. The shares closed last trade at $14.07, implying that analysts see shares rising about 31.49 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are -7.49 down so far this year. A General Counsel and Secretary at KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Wednesday August 05, 2015. Sorkin David offloaded 22,767 shares in the company at an average price of $23.76 and ended up generating $540,940 in proceeds. Sorkin David retains 0 shares in the company after this transaction. A CFO in the company, Janetschek William J, on Wednesday August 05, 2015 collected $1,189,000 from the sale of 50,000 shares at $23.76 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering KKR stock at the going market price of $14.07/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.39 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a -55.68% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $274.45M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, KKR & Co. L.P. generated around $279.92M in revenue and net income of -$0.65/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $271.9M and -$0.35/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $337M, with earnings at $0.08/share.

Analyst Coverage: Morgan Stanley has been a brokerage house following shares of KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was downgraded to Equal-Weight from Overweight, wrote analysts at Morgan Stanley, in a note issued to clients on Wednesday February 17, 2016. There was another key note issued by Wells Fargo on Thursday November 05, 2015. The firm lifted its rating on KKR from Market Perform to Outperform.

Price Momentum: Despite the 0.21% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -39.75% fall in value from company’s one year high of $24.79. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $3.76 and above its 200 day moving average of $13.59. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), have changed -6.62% and 14.09%, respectively.

 

Which way Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) insiders are heading

Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) up 3.11 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 15 analysts who collectively recommend a buy rating on stock. 12 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 14 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $57.21, with individual targets ranging between $47 and $66. The shares closed last trade at $50.68, implying that analysts see shares rising about 12.88 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look optimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to accumulate shares while they are 4.23 up so far this year. A VP and CFO at Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP) purchased shares in the company in a transaction completed on Friday February 05, 2016. Sterin Steven accumulated 2,214 shares in the company at an average price of $44.35 and ended up spending $98,190 in the investment. Sterin Steven now have 2,214 shares in the company after this transaction. A VP and Controller in the company, Glenewinkel Arlen O, on Monday November 24, 2014 spent $197,410 from the purchase of 3,300 shares at $44.35 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering TLLP stock at the going market price of $50.68/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.68 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a 11.48% year-over-year increase. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $307.97M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Tesoro Logistics LP generated around $300M in revenue and net income of $0.64/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $296.22M and $0.65/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $292M, with earnings at $0.49/share.

Analyst Coverage: Seaport Global Securities has been a brokerage house following shares of Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was initiated at Accumulate, wrote analysts at Seaport Global Securities, in a note issued to clients on Thursday October 22, 2015. There was another key note issued by Credit Suisse on Tuesday October 13, 2015. The firm lowered its rating on TLLP from Outperform to Neutral.

Price Momentum: Despite the 2.7% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -10.67% fall in value from company’s one year high of $60.37. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $9.85 and above its 200 day moving average of $47.88. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), have changed 9.81% and 45.56%, respectively.

 

FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) at $28.35: How much higher it can go

FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) up 4.11 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 32 analysts who collectively recommend a hold rating on stock. 13 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 1 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 26 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $32.5, with individual targets ranging between $21 and $47. The shares closed last trade at $28.35, implying that analysts see shares rising about 14.64 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are -2.28 down so far this year. A V.P., Technology at FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Thursday February 18, 2016. Beitler Bradley D. offloaded 2,836 shares in the company at an average price of $24.64 and ended up generating $69,880 in proceeds. Beitler Bradley D. retains 104,490 shares in the company after this transaction. A EVP and CFO in the company, Mannen Maryann T., on Wednesday December 30, 2015 collected $250,750 from the sale of 8,500 shares at $24.64 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering FTI stock at the going market price of $28.35/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.3 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a -42.31% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $1.26B.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, FMC Technologies, Inc. generated around $1.21B in revenue and net income of $0.22/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $1.28B and $0.3/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $1.43B, with earnings at $0.46/share.

Analyst Coverage: Barclays has been a brokerage house following shares of FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight, wrote analysts at Barclays, in a note issued to clients on Friday May 20, 2016. There was another key note issued by Nomura on Friday April 08, 2016. The firm launched coverage on FTI at Neutral.

Price Momentum: Despite the 1.98% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -34.72% fall in value from company’s one year high of $43.43. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $1.14 and above its 200 day moving average of $28.28. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI), have changed -3.3% and 27.44%, respectively.

 

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ:PACB) Insiders Look Pessimistic About Prospects

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PACB) down -0.82 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 6 analysts who collectively recommend a buy rating on stock. 4 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 5 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $12.8, with individual targets ranging between $11 and $18. The shares closed last trade at $9.65, implying that analysts see shares rising about 32.64 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are -26.5 down so far this year. A SVP, Research & Development at Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PACB) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Monday April 25, 2016. Phillips James Michael offloaded 20,000 shares in the company at an average price of $10.29 and ended up generating $205,800 in proceeds. Phillips James Michael retains 181,449 shares in the company after this transaction. A SVP, Research & Development in the company, Phillips James Michael, on Friday August 07, 2015 collected $76,940 from the sale of 16,689 shares at $10.29 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering PACB stock at the going market price of $9.65/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver -$0.23 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a 43.75% year-over-year increase. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $20.17M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. generated around $19.13M in revenue. That compares with the consensus estimate $17.72M. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $36.28M, with earnings at -$0.02/share.

Analyst Coverage: First Analysis Sec has been a brokerage house following shares of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PACB), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was initiated at Overweight, wrote analysts at First Analysis Sec, in a note issued to clients on Friday April 15, 2016. There was another key note issued by Piper Jaffray on Thursday February 04, 2016. The firm lowered its rating on PACB from Overweight to Neutral.

Price Momentum: Despite the 4.89% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -31.07% fall in value from company’s one year high of $14. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $4.28 and above its 200 day moving average of $9.39. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (PACB), have changed 11.07% and 9.87%, respectively.

 

SLM Corporation (NASDAQ:SLM) Insider Activities Are in the Air

SLM Corporation (SLM) up 4.08 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 9 analysts who collectively recommend a hold rating on stock. 7 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 0 underperforms. The 8 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $9.38, with individual targets ranging between $8 and $11. The shares closed last trade at $7.15, implying that analysts see shares rising about 31.19 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look optimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to accumulate shares while they are 9.66 up so far this year. A Director at SLM Corporation (SLM) purchased shares in the company in a transaction completed on Monday April 25, 2016. Strong Robert S. accumulated 5,000 shares in the company at an average price of $6.5 and ended up spending $32,500 in the investment. Strong Robert S. now have 30,887 shares in the company after this transaction. A SVP & Chief Risk Officer in the company, Dale Jeffrey, on Monday February 01, 2016 spent $49,530 from the purchase of 7,800 shares at $6.5 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering SLM stock at the going market price of $7.15/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.11 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a -45% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $216.48M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, SLM Corporation generated around $209.86M in revenue and net income of $0.14/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $204.86M and $0.11/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $187.85M, with earnings at $0.2/share.

Analyst Coverage: DA Davidson has been a brokerage house following shares of SLM Corporation (SLM), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was initiated at Buy, wrote analysts at DA Davidson, in a note issued to clients on Tuesday March 22, 2016. There was another key note issued by Goldman on Wednesday January 13, 2016. The firm lifted its rating on SLM from Neutral to Buy.

Price Momentum: Despite the -0.28% decrease in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -30.78% fall in value from company’s one year high of $10.33. The stock is currently holding below its 50 day moving average of $8.8 and above its 200 day moving average of $6.64. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of SLM Corporation (SLM), have changed 6.74% and 6.34%, respectively.

Which way Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) insiders are heading

Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) up 6.08 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 19 analysts who collectively recommend a sell rating on stock. 0 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 1 sells versus 4 underperforms. The 17 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $28, with individual targets ranging between $13 and $35. The shares closed last trade at $32.79, implying that analysts see shares falling about -14.61 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are 50.91 up so far this year. A Vice President & Treasurer at Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Monday May 23, 2016. Gardner John B offloaded 1,246 shares in the company at an average price of $29.39 and ended up generating $36,620 in proceeds. Gardner John B retains 340 shares in the company after this transaction. A Vice President in the company, Misner Allan J., on Tuesday May 10, 2016 collected $210,520 from the sale of 7,163 shares at $29.39 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering MUR stock at the going market price of $32.79/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver -$0.48 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a 0% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $474.33M.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, Murphy Oil Corporation generated around $430.3M in revenue and net income of -$0.66/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $446.29M and -$0.71/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $658.09M, with earnings at -$0.76/share.

Analyst Coverage: Oppenheimer has been a brokerage house following shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was downgraded to Perform from Outperform, wrote analysts at Oppenheimer, in a note issued to clients on Friday July 31, 2015. There was another key note issued by UBS on Thursday July 30, 2015. The firm lifted its rating on MUR from Sell to Neutral.

Price Momentum: Despite the 4.33% increase in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -21.91% fall in value from company’s one year high of $44.37. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $11.4 and above its 200 day moving average of $31.45. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR), have changed 31.3% and 24.44%, respectively.