Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) Forms $22.60 Double Bottom; Kemper (KMPR) Sellers Increased By 0.77% Their Shorts

November 15, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) had an increase of 0.77% in short interest. KMPR’s SI was 1.10M shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 0.77% from 1.09 million shares previously. With 166,800 avg

volume, 7 days are for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)’s short sellers to cover KMPR’s short positions. The SI to Kemper Corporation’s float is 2.26%. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $66.65. About shares traded. Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) has risen 19.78% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.08% the S&P500.

Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) formed double bottom with $21.24 target or 6.00% below today’s $22.60 share price. Oil States International, Inc. (OIS) has $1.15B valuation. The stock decreased 3.93% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $22.6. About shares traded. Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has declined 1.92% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.62% the S&P500.

Since May 22, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $10,361 activity. 275 shares valued at $10,361 were bought by McKinney James J. on Monday, May 22.

Kemper Corporation is a diversified insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $3.43 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides automobile, homeowners, life, health and other insurance products to individuals and businesses. It has a 30.5 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life & Health Insurance.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Kemper Corp shares while 39 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 28.33 million shares or 1.71% more from 27.85 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability owns 115 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp stated it has 4.30 million shares. Advantus accumulated 6,139 shares. Ameriprise invested in 0% or 144,822 shares. Endurance Wealth Mngmt Inc, Rhode Island-based fund reported 18,000 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 117,316 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset Management holds 4,090 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Creative Planning stated it has 200 shares. 23,804 were accumulated by Mason Street Ltd Liability. New York-based Rafferty Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.13% in Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR). Amalgamated Natl Bank invested in 0.01% or 5,758 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 42,156 shares. Whittier Trust holds 0% of its portfolio in Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) for 1,450 shares. First Trust Advisors L P has invested 0% in Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR). Meyer Handelman stated it has 14,915 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Kemper Corp had 5 analyst reports since February 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Raymond James. Janney Capital initiated the shares of KMPR in report on Tuesday, April 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 18 by Sandler O’Neill. Janney Capital downgraded the shares of KMPR in report on Wednesday, August 10 to “Neutral” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, May 9 by Sandler O’Neill.

Among 19 analysts covering Oil States (NYSE:OIS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Oil States had 62 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 29. The rating was maintained by Howard Weil on Friday, February 19 with “Sector Outperform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, September 4 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was initiated on Wednesday, January 18 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock of Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by JP Morgan. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Wolfe Research to “Outperform” on Thursday, December 8.

Analysts await Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $-0.22 earnings per share, down 10.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $-0.2 per share. After $-0.27 actual earnings per share reported by Oil States International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.52% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.39, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 27 investors sold Oil States International, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 55.46 million shares or 3.74% more from 53.46 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Epoch Invest Prns reported 776,965 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc accumulated 0% or 3,086 shares. Citigroup invested in 0% or 5,864 shares. Adams Natural Resources Fund holds 180,100 shares or 0.8% of its portfolio. Nordea Invest Ab holds 66,786 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Clearbridge Invests Lc owns 0% invested in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) for 256 shares. Blackrock reported 0.01% stake. Svcs Automobile Association stated it has 232,000 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca holds 0.08% or 152,199 shares in its portfolio. Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd has invested 0% in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0.01% or 117,028 shares. Barclays Pcl holds 0% of its portfolio in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) for 68,905 shares. Majedie Asset Limited has invested 0.15% in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). 6,519 are held by Us Financial Bank De.

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