Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (WMS) Analysts See $-0.06 EPS; Spartan Stores (SPTN) Has 1.16 Sentiment

May 4, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

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Spartan Stores Inc (SPTN) investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.38, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 74 active investment managers opened new or increased equity positions, while 64 reduced and sold positions in Spartan Stores Inc. The active investment managers in our database now possess: 30.51 million shares, down from 31.01 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Spartan Stores Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 12 Reduced: 52 Increased: 46 New Position: 28.

Analysts expect Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) to report $-0.06 EPS on May, 24.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 82.35% from last quarter’s $-0.34 EPS. After having $0.32 EPS previously, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.’s analysts see -118.75% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $24.85. About 17,081 shares traded. Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) has risen 19.95% since May 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.40% the S&P500.

Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. designs, makes, and markets thermoplastic corrugated pipes and related water management products for non-residential, residential, agriculture, and infrastructure applications in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.40 billion. The firm provides single, double, and triple wall corrugated polypropylene and polyethylene pipes; and allied products comprising storm retention/detention and septic chambers, polyvinyl chloride drainage structures, fittings, and water quality filters and separators. It has a 32.02 P/E ratio. It also purchases and distributes construction fabrics, as well as other geosynthetic products for soil stabilization, reinforcement, filtration, separation, erosion control, and sub-surface drainage.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.54, from 1.59 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 11 investors sold Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. shares while 31 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 42.54 million shares or 0.43% less from 42.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 200 are owned by Huntington Bankshares. Bankshares Of America De invested in 0% or 34,140 shares. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) for 9,234 shares. Moreover, Pictet Asset Limited has 0.15% invested in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Moreover, Manufacturers Life Ins The has 0% invested in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Pitcairn holds 13,353 shares. 5.26 million were reported by Berkshire Prtnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company. The Massachusetts-based Geode Management Llc has invested 0% in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Koch Industries reported 0.03% stake. Schwab Charles Investment Mngmt invested 0% in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS). Ack Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability owns 1.50 million shares. X Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company, a New York-based fund reported 3,239 shares. 141,931 were reported by Guggenheim Cap Limited Com. Daiwa Sb Investments Limited owns 0.33% invested in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) for 52,776 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) for 1.30 million shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Advanced Drainage Systems had 26 analyst reports since November 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, December 13. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, August 7. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, June 8 with “Hold”. On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, June 8 report. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, January 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, May 29 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, October 4. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 8 by Robert W. Baird. Barclays Capital maintained Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) on Monday, February 12 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

Another recent and important Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (NYSE:WMS) news was published by which published an article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Cross Country Healthcare, Tribune Media, WP Carey, Advanced Drainage …” on April 24, 2018.

SpartanNash Company distributes and retails grocery products. The company has market cap of $628.72 million. It operates in three divisions: Food Distribution, Military, and Retail. It currently has negative earnings. The Food Distribution segment offers approximately 60,000 stock-keeping units, such as dry groceries, produce, dairy products, meat, delicatessen items, bakery goods, frozen food, seafood, floral products, general merchandise, beverages, tobacco products, pharmacy, and health and beauty care products to independent retail locations, food service distributors, and corporate-owned retail stores.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 sales for $100,320 activity.

Analysts await SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) to report earnings on May, 23. They expect $0.54 EPS, down 1.82% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.55 per share. SPTN’s profit will be $19.51M for 8.06 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by SpartanNash Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.71% EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.05% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $17.4. About 33,162 shares traded. SpartanNash Company (SPTN) has declined 49.62% since May 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 61.17% the S&P500.

Another recent and important SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) news was published by which published an article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Container Store, OUTFRONT Media, SpartanNash, Amerco, Simpson …” on April 23, 2018.

Private Capital Management Llc holds 4.57% of its portfolio in SpartanNash Company for 1.07 million shares. Palisade Capital Management Llc Nj owns 748,171 shares or 0.68% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zpr Investment Management has 0.65% invested in the company for 16,815 shares. The Tennessee-based Martin & Co Inc Tn has invested 0.51% in the stock. Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc, a Maryland-based fund reported 23,689 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of SpartanNash’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating SpartanNash, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $31.0 while the high is $40.0. The stock’s average target of $35.50 is 104.02% above today’s ($17.4) share price. SPTN was included in 3 notes of analysts from August 23, 2016. The stock of SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) earned “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Tuesday, August 23. The company was initiated on Friday, September 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research given on Tuesday, January 17.

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