Omnova Solutions Inc (OMN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.07, from 1.11 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 52 investment managers increased or opened new holdings, while 50 decreased and sold their equity positions in Omnova Solutions Inc. The investment managers in our database now have: 38.67 million shares, up from 38.61 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Omnova Solutions Inc in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 5 Reduced: 45 Increased: 35 New Position: 17.
Polaris Capital Management Llc increased Sberbank (XRX) stake by 502.05% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Polaris Capital Management Llc acquired 4.30 million shares as Sberbank (XRX)’s stock declined 1.96%. The Polaris Capital Management Llc holds 5.16M shares with $87.31 million value, up from 856,550 last quarter. Sberbank now has $7.40B valuation. The stock increased 3.16% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $29.06. About 1.97 million shares traded. Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has risen 1.54% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.01% the S&P500.
Polaris Capital Management Llc decreased Carter’s Inc (NYSE:COF) stake by 20,013 shares to 394,221 valued at $46.32 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Deluxe Corp stake by 395,000 shares and now owns 32,800 shares. Education Realty Trust Inc (NASDAQ:DCOM) was reduced too.
Among 14 analysts covering Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Xerox Corporation had 34 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by UBS. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8 target in Monday, April 3 report. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Loop Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 14 with “Underweight”. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Zacks. Standpoint Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 31 to “Hold”. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, July 24.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.3 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.12 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 7 investors sold XRX shares while 3 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 5.57 million shares or 78.68% less from 26.13 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wellington Shields & Co Ltd Com has 0.12% invested in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX). Polaris Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 5.16M shares. Asset Advsrs Corp holds 0.01% or 1,250 shares. Adirondack Rech Incorporated invested in 16,883 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Cibc Corp reported 290,720 shares stake. Boltwood Mgmt invested in 11,983 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Columbia Asset Management holds 0.07% or 8,536 shares in its portfolio. Fruth Mngmt owns 0.15% invested in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) for 12,233 shares. Altfest L J And Co Inc has invested 0.09% in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX). Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 56,432 shares.
Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $44.60 million activity. Another trade for 1.16 million shares valued at $40.05M was sold by ICAHN CARL C.
OMNOVA Solutions Inc. provides emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and engineered surfaces for various commercial, industrial, and residential end uses in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $512.98 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Performance Chemicals and Engineered Surfaces. It currently has negative earnings. The Performance Chemicals segment produces a range of latices, hollow plastic pigments, resins, binders, adhesives, specialty rubbers, antioxidants, and elastomeric modifiers, which are used in gas and oil drilling and production, specialty coatings, paper and packaging, carpet, nonwovens, construction, adhesives, tape, tires, floor care, textiles, graphic arts, polymer stabilization, industrial rubbers and thermoplastics, synthetic gloves, and various other specialty applications.
The stock increased 3.15% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $11.45. About 120,446 shares traded. OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (OMN) has risen 16.76% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.21% the S&P500.