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Is NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) Stock a Sell after Jean Bua’s Insider Sale?; CVR Refining LP Has 1.1 Sentiment

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Sentiment for CVR Refining LP (CVRR)

CVR Refining LP (CVRR) investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.13, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 33 active investment managers started new or increased equity positions, while 30 sold and reduced their stock positions in CVR Refining LP. The active investment managers in our database now own: 18.84 million shares, up from 17.89 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding CVR Refining LP in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 16 Reduced: 14 Increased: 21 New Position: 12.

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $27.65. About 406,073 shares traded. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has declined 32.32% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 28 investors sold NetScout Systems, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 93.87 million shares or 0.37% less from 94.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Edgemoor Inv has 10,251 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Manufacturers Life Ins Com The has invested 0.01% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Creative Planning invested in 32,035 shares or 0% of the stock. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky, a Kentucky-based fund reported 16,640 shares. New Jersey-based Bessemer Gru has invested 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Fmr Limited Liability holds 0% or 81,560 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Tdam Usa Inc has invested 0.08% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Moreover, Assetmark Inc has 0% invested in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) for 678 shares. Millennium Ltd Co holds 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) or 33,463 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt owns 12,728 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 22,730 were accumulated by Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Mngmt. Pillar Pacific Management Lc, California-based fund reported 7,600 shares. Sg Americas Secs Lc owns 20,005 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd has 0.05% invested in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT).

NetScout Systems, Inc. provides real-time operational intelligence and performance analytics for service assurance, and cybersecurity solutions in the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.41 billion. The firm offers nGeniusONE management software that enables clients to predict, preempt, and resolve network and service delivery problems, as well as facilitate the optimization and capacity planning of their network infrastructures; and specialized platforms and analytic modules that enable its clients to analyze and troubleshoot traffic in radio access and WiFi networks, as well as gain timely insight into services, applications, and systems. It has a 29.38 P/E ratio. It also provides Intelligent Data Sources under the Infinistream brand name that provide real-time collection and analysis of data from the network; packet flow switching solutions that delivers targeted network traffic access to an increasing number of monitoring and security systems; and a suite of test access points that enable non-disruptive access to network traffic with multiple link type and speed options.

Analysts await NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $-0.10 EPS, down 1,100.00% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.01 per share. After $0.25 actual EPS reported by NetScout Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -140.00% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “NetScout Systems Inc (NTCT) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on March 31, 2018” on May 22, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Netscout Lays An Earnings Egg” published on May 04, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Netscout Systems (NTCT) Tops Q4 EPS by 1c, Miss on Revenues” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “NetScout Systems’ (NTCT) CEO Anil Singhal on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 06, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “NETSCOUT Honored for Delivering World-Class Customer Service” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $447,921 activity. DOWNING JOHN sold $84,610 worth of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) on Friday, February 2. $139,021 worth of stock was sold by SZABADOS MICHAEL on Tuesday, May 8.

Among 13 analysts covering NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. NetScout Systems has $48 highest and $23.0 lowest target. $28.75’s average target is 3.98% above currents $27.65 stock price. NetScout Systems had 30 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained the shares of NTCT in report on Thursday, January 11 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Sterne Agee CRT. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $30.0 target in Wednesday, January 10 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) on Tuesday, January 30 with “Hold” rating. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, April 12 by RBC Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of NTCT in report on Monday, February 12 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 29 by Needham. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Stephens. The firm earned “Sector Weight” rating on Monday, January 9 by Pacific Crest. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, October 8 by RBC Capital Markets.

The See Remarks of Netscout Systems Inc, Jean Bua is in the stock market news today. It was stated in a legal form filled by Jean Bua and submitted to the DC-based SEC on May 21, 2018, she unloaded 5,000 shares from the firm valued at near $136,097 US Dollars. The shares average price was $27.2. Now, she owns a total of 57,602 shares or 0.07% of the Company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).

CVR Refining, LP operates as an independent petroleum refiner and marketer of transportation fuels in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.37 billion. It owns and operates a complex full coking medium-sour crude oil refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas. It has a 37.96 P/E ratio. The firm also controls and operates logistics assets, including approximately 340 miles of owned and leased pipelines; approximately 150 owned crude oil transports; a network of crude oil gathering tank farms; and approximately 6.4 million barrels of owned and leased crude oil storage capacity, as well as approximately 4.5 million barrels of combined refined products and feedstocks storage capacity.

The stock increased 4.34% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $22.85. About 1.48M shares traded or 155.88% up from the average. CVR Refining, LP (CVRR) has risen 42.31% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.76% the S&P500.

Another recent and important CVR Refining, LP (NYSE:CVRR) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Accuray, Torchmark, Carlisle Companies, CVR …” on May 15, 2018.

Analysts await CVR Refining, LP (NYSE:CVRR) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.70 EPS, up 638.46% or $0.83 from last year’s $-0.13 per share. CVRR’s profit will be $103.33 million for 8.16 P/E if the $0.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by CVR Refining, LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.64% EPS growth.

Hite Hedge Asset Management Llc holds 4.03% of its portfolio in CVR Refining, LP for 1.38 million shares. Valueworks Llc owns 150,000 shares or 1.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, U S Global Investors Inc has 0.82% invested in the company for 108,800 shares. The New York-based Yorkville Capital Management Llc has invested 0.53% in the stock. Icahn Carl C, a New York-based fund reported 5.75 million shares.

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