Blackrock Enhanced Government Fund Inc (EGF) investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.45, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 4 hedge funds started new and increased stock positions, while 5 sold and trimmed stock positions in Blackrock Enhanced Government Fund Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 3.83 million shares, down from 4.34 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Blackrock Enhanced Government Fund Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 5 Increased: 2 New Position: 2.
Analysts expect Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) to report $1.40 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 16.67% from last quarter’s $1.68 EPS. ROG’s profit would be $25.65M giving it 21.21 P/E if the $1.40 EPS is correct. After having $1.36 EPS previously, Rogers Corporation’s analysts see 2.94% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $118.79. About 64,625 shares traded. Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) has risen 45.81% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.26% the S&P500.
Rogers Corporation designs, develops, makes, and sells engineered materials and components worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.18 billion. The company??s Advanced Connectivity Solutions segment offers circuit materials and solutions for connectivity applications in wireless communications infrastructure, automotive, connected devices, wired infrastructure, consumer electronics, and aerospace/defense. It has a 27.37 P/E ratio. The Company’s Elastomeric Material Solutions segment provides elastomeric material solutions for critical cushioning, sealing, impact protection, and vibration management applications, including general industrial, portable electronics, consumer goods, automotive, mass transportation, construction, and printing applications.
Among 4 analysts covering Rogers Corp (NYSE:ROG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Rogers Corp had 14 analyst reports since October 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, November 3. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, December 15 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 31 by B. Riley & Co. B. Riley & Co maintained Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) on Tuesday, August 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Wednesday, August 2. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Wednesday, November 16. The stock of Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) earned “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Thursday, March 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, December 19. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, April 28. The rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy” on Wednesday, April 12.
Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $519,942 activity. GLANDON GARY M had sold 1,000 shares worth $132,380 on Thursday, March 1. On Thursday, March 1 the insider Knoll Jay B sold $164,725. Grudzien Jeffrey M sold $222,837 worth of stock or 1,430 shares.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.65, from 1.74 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 29 investors sold Rogers Corporation shares while 73 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 15.75 million shares or 5.44% less from 16.66 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Chatham Gru invested in 14,580 shares or 0.65% of the stock. Brown Advisory has 3,332 shares. Glenmede Tru Comm Na reported 440 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 2,374 were accumulated by Voloridge Inv Mngmt Ltd Liability. Pnc Financial Service Gru Inc Inc holds 0% or 734 shares in its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG). Royal Bancshares Of Canada holds 0% of its portfolio in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) for 4,978 shares. 1,466 were accumulated by Stifel Financial Corp. Susquehanna Group Llp reported 3,000 shares. Fifth Third Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) for 4,471 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG). Vanguard Grp Incorporated stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG). Hanseatic Svcs owns 9 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Amalgamated Fincl Bank has 0.01% invested in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG). Everence Management has invested 0.06% in Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG).
The stock decreased 0.77% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $12.96. About 3,149 shares traded. BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. (EGF) has declined 2.78% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.33% the S&P500.
Sit Investment Associates Inc holds 0.73% of its portfolio in BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund, Inc. for 2.30 million shares. 1607 Capital Partners Llc owns 567,172 shares or 0.42% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dynamic Advisors Solutions Llc has 0.13% invested in the company for 28,859 shares. The Colorado-based Icon Advisers Inc Co has invested 0.13% in the stock. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 15,283 shares.