Lapides Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Mattel Inc (MAT) by 11.85% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Lapides Asset Management Llc bought 62,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 15.13% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 587,000 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.09 million, up from 524,800 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Lapides Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Mattel Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.50 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.80% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $15.98. About 3.45 million shares traded. Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) has declined 26.92% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500.
Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its stake in Pool Corporation (POOL) by 8.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Personal Capital Advisors Corp bought 10,966 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.20% with the market. The institutional investor held 139,623 shares of the industrial specialties company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.10M, up from 128,657 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp who had been investing in Pool Corporation for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.90 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.00% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $146.14. About 221,087 shares traded or 0.71% up from the average. Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) has risen 35.85% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.15% the S&P500.
Lapides Asset Management Llc, which manages about $912.08M and $488.18M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Minerals Technologies Inc (NYSE:MTX) by 19,800 shares to 191,600 shares, valued at $13.54M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Westrock Co by 41,100 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 266,400 shares, and cut its stake in Agilysys Inc (NASDAQ:AGYS).
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 72 investors sold MAT shares while 132 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 126 raised stakes. 359.18 million shares or 14.87% more from 312.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Services reported 344 shares stake. Moreover, First Trust Advsrs Limited Partnership has 0.03% invested in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Dnb Asset As invested in 32,818 shares. Hanson Mcclain Inc stated it has 0% in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Com holds 47,576 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi accumulated 328,630 shares. Exane Derivatives stated it has 20,958 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Advsr has invested 0.85% in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). Loomis Sayles Co Limited Partnership owns 34,945 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 0.01% or 103,961 shares. Metropolitan Life Com accumulated 165,089 shares. Bancorpsouth Inc stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT). 207,593 are owned by Palouse Mngmt Inc. Tobam reported 450,442 shares. Southeastern Asset Mngmt Tn accumulated 11.09M shares.
Among 18 analysts covering Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Mattel Inc. had 66 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, February 6, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The stock of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, February 5. As per Wednesday, June 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, October 30. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by Jefferies. Oppenheimer initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $28 target in Thursday, August 20 report. M Partners maintained Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) rating on Tuesday, April 5. M Partners has “Neutral” rating and $33 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, February 5. Jefferies maintained Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) rating on Friday, July 28. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $1700 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating.
Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $29.81 million activity. Another trade for 15,502 shares valued at $1.84 million was sold by SEYMOUR HARLAN F. PEREZ DE LA MESA MANUEL J also sold $4.11M worth of Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) shares. 40,000 shares were sold by Joslin Mark W, worth $5.67 million on Thursday, February 22. COOK ARTHUR D sold $7.10M worth of stock or 48,000 shares. 7,200 shares were sold by SLEDD ROBERT C, worth $943,366 on Monday, December 18.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.17, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 34 investors sold POOL shares while 79 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 36.20 million shares or 1.86% less from 36.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 5,269 were reported by Advantus Capital Management. Hancock Holdings holds 0.87% of its portfolio in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) for 189,449 shares. First Republic Invest Management reported 0% in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL). Friedberg Mngmt holds 11,070 shares or 1.94% of its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 40,356 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Select Equity Group Inc Limited Partnership has 30,296 shares. Illinois-based Blair William Il has invested 0.02% in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL). Envestnet Asset Mngmt Inc owns 10,111 shares. 137 are owned by Weaver C Barksdale And Associate. Gru Inc has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL). Verition Fund Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 2,624 shares. 87 are held by Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited. First Personal Finance Serv stated it has 223 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Glenmede Tru Na accumulated 2,115 shares or 0% of the stock. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs Incorporated has 0.06% invested in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) for 12,374 shares.