Douglas T. Granat decreased its stake in Kmg Chemicals Inc (KMG) by 22.2% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Trigran Investments Inc sold 170,247 shares as the company’s stock rose 52.84% with the market. The hedge fund run by Douglas T. Granat held 596,752 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $32.75M, down from 766,999 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Trigran Investments Inc who had been investing in Kmg Chemicals Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $949.09 million market cap company. The stock decreased 3.19% or $2.02 during the last trading session, reaching $61.21. About 142,538 shares traded or 5.79% up from the average. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has risen 169.63% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 152.93% the S&P500.
Carlyle Group Lp decreased its stake in Pattern Energy Group Inc (PEGI) by 7.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Carlyle Group Lp sold 585,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 7.68 million shares of the central company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $185.02 million, down from 8.26M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Carlyle Group Lp who had been investing in Pattern Energy Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.76B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $17.97. About 1.41M shares traded or 34.92% up from the average. Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) has risen 6.74% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.96% the S&P500.
Among 6 analysts covering KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. KMG Chemicals had 10 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, May 1, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 11 by Seaport Global Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Seaport Global. The company was downgraded on Monday, August 31 by Zacks. The stock of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by Gabelli. The stock has “Strong-Buy” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The stock of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Global Hunter Securities. The stock of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 13.
Since September 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 23 sales for $31.98 million activity. The insider GONSER CHRISTOPHER W sold 6,000 shares worth $396,000.
Analysts await KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) to report earnings on June, 8. They expect $0.87 EPS, up 64.15% or $0.34 from last year’s $0.53 per share. KMG’s profit will be $13.49M for 17.59 P/E if the $0.87 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.04 actual EPS reported by KMG Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.35% negative EPS growth.
Trigran Investments Inc, which manages about $278.36 million and $443.70M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI) by 161,150 shares to 1.67M shares, valued at $44.48M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Monotype Imaging Holdings In (NASDAQ:TYPE) by 434,982 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.28M shares, and has risen its stake in Panhandle Oil And Gas Inc (NYSE:PHX).
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.71, from 1.66 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold KMG shares while 47 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 8.47 million shares or 0.73% less from 8.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Menta Capital Limited Liability Com owns 5,419 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Lc accumulated 0.06% or 47,031 shares. Hodges Capital Inc owns 4,030 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 0% stake. Tower Rech Capital Limited Liability Company (Trc) accumulated 0.01% or 1,197 shares. Hillsdale Investment Mngmt Incorporated owns 26,650 shares. 18,009 were reported by Royal Savings Bank Of Canada. Contravisory Management has 9 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Secor Capital Advsr Ltd Partnership owns 18,308 shares or 0.1% of their US portfolio. Metropolitan Life Insur Communications holds 0% or 6,360 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Acadian Asset Limited Liability Company holds 374,851 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Axa accumulated 10,125 shares or 0% of the stock. Globeflex Cap LP accumulated 54,029 shares or 0.84% of the stock. Martingale Asset LP holds 28,408 shares.
Among 17 analysts covering Pattern Energy (NASDAQ:PEGI), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Pattern Energy had 45 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, October 29 to “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) rating on Monday, June 19. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $2600 target. Raymond James downgraded the shares of PEGI in report on Friday, March 2 to “Market Perform” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, June 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of PEGI in report on Tuesday, December 12 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Tuesday, September 27. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim on Friday, March 2 with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Desjardins Securities with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 27. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.50, from 1.54 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 16 investors sold PEGI shares while 57 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 71.15 million shares or 27.15% less from 97.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gam Ag holds 48,000 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 39,660 shares. Eventide Asset Mngmt Lc holds 1.22% in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) or 895,000 shares. Of Vermont reported 1,600 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cambridge Invest Research Advisors holds 26,258 shares. Pacad Invest Limited stated it has 900 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Symons Cap Management has 0.05% invested in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI). 3.29M were reported by Brookfield Asset Mngmt. Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The holds 65,763 shares. Tph Asset Mgmt Ltd Company owns 38,432 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI). Smith Asset Management Gru Lp accumulated 0.02% or 29,090 shares. Intact Mngmt reported 484,600 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Mellon Corporation reported 1.60M shares. Riverstone Hldgs Ltd Liability has 6.5% invested in Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI).
Since October 2, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $138,463 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $85,402 was made by Hall Douglas G. on Tuesday, March 6. Another trade for 2,400 shares valued at $57,574 was made by Pedersen Esben W. on Monday, October 2. 500 Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) shares with value of $12,060 were sold by Shugart Christopher M..
Analysts await Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGI) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, up 100.00% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.06 per share. PEGI’s profit will be $11.76 million for 37.44 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual earnings per share reported by Pattern Energy Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.09% EPS growth.