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Lsv Asset Management Decreased Aaron’s (AAN) Position By $2.21 Million; Last Week Caesarstone Ltd. (CSTE) Analysts

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Among 10 analysts covering Caesarstone Sdot-Yam (NASDAQ:CSTE), 3 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Caesarstone Sdot-Yam had 32 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, March 23 by JP Morgan. As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) rating on Thursday, October 29. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $54 target. The stock of Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, February 11 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, November 2. The rating was initiated by Chardan Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 6 with “Buy”. On Thursday, May 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Chardan Capital Markets to “Neutral”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Chardan Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 7. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of CSTE in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy” rating. See Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) latest ratings:

01/06/2018 Broker: Chardan Capital Markets Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $32 Terminates
17/05/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $13.0000 Downgrade
09/05/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
23/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $21 New Target: $19 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0 Upgrade
22/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $28 New Target: $21 Downgrade

Lsv Asset Management decreased Aaron’s Inc. (AAN) stake by 2.61% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Lsv Asset Management sold 48,000 shares as Aaron’s Inc. (AAN)’s stock declined 10.43%. The Lsv Asset Management holds 1.79 million shares with $83.56M value, down from 1.84 million last quarter. Aaron’s Inc. now has $3.11B valuation. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.225 during the last trading session, reaching $44.195. About 108,593 shares traded. Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) has risen 14.94% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.37% the S&P500. Some Historical AAN News: ; 03/05/2018 – Aaron’s And Progressive Leasing Modernize New Hampshire Keystone Club; 22/04/2018 – DJ Aaron’s Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AAN); 26/04/2018 – AARON’S – EXPECTS ANNUAL COMPARABLE STORE REVENUES FOR AARON’S BUSINESS TO BE AT FAVORABLE END OF PREVIOUS ANNUAL RANGE OF NEGATIVE 4% TO NEGATIVE 1%; 20/04/2018 – Aaron’s Scholars Program Provides Financial Support For 20 Morehouse College Students; 06/03/2018 Aaron’s, Inc. Directors Declare Dividend; 26/04/2018 – AARON’S INC – REAFFIRMS ANNUAL GUIDANCE

Caesarstone Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells engineered quartz surfaces under the Caesarstone brand in the United States, Australia, Canada, Israel, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $556.45 million. The Company’s engineered quartz slabs are used as countertops in residential kitchens, as well as serve the renovation and remodeling market. It has a 22.19 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s products are also used in other applications, such as vanity tops, wall panels, back splashes, floor tiles, stairs, and other interior surfaces that are used in various residential and non-residential applications.

The stock decreased 2.11% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $16.2. About 105,049 shares traded. Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) has declined 59.68% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 72.25% the S&P500. Some Historical CSTE News: ; 12/03/2018 Caesarstone Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Year Ended December 31, 2017; 14/03/2018 – Caesarstone, Luxury Quartz Surface Manufacturer, Unveils 3 White-Hot New Colors; 14/05/2018 – Joho Capital LLC Exits Position in Caesarstone; 09/05/2018 – CAESARSTONE LTD – EXPECTS FULL YEAR 2018 ADJUSTED EBITDA IN THE RANGE OF $74 MILLION TO $82 MILLION; 17/05/2018 – TENE GROWTH CAPITAL lll (G.P.) COMPANY LTD. SAYS ACQUIRED CAESARSTONE LTD’S SECURITIES FOR INVESTMENT PURPOSES; 09/05/2018 – Caesarstone 1Q EPS 5c; 09/05/2018 – CAESARSTONE SEES FY REV. $590M TO $610M, EST. $621.5M; 09/05/2018 – CAESARSTONE LTD – REDUCES FULL YEAR 2018 REVENUE AND ADJUSTED EBITDA GUIDANCE; 22/03/2018 – Caesarstone Announces Raanan Zilberman’s Resignation And Appointment Of Yair Averbuch As Interim Chief Executive Officer; 09/05/2018 – Caesarstone 1Q Rev $136.1M

Another recent and important Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ:CSTE) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Tracking Robert Karr’s Joho Capital Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 23, 2018.

Among 14 analysts covering Aaron’s Inc (NYSE:AAN), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Aaron’s Inc had 38 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, July 28. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4200 target in Friday, July 28 report. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 29. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 19. The rating was upgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, August 14 to “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Loop Capital on Wednesday, November 8. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, September 22. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 20 by Suntrust Robinson. Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded the shares of AAN in report on Friday, October 30 to “Hold” rating.

Analysts await Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $0.78 EPS, up 14.71% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.68 per share. AAN’s profit will be $54.87 million for 14.17 P/E if the $0.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.81 actual EPS reported by Aaron's, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.70% negative EPS growth.

Lsv Asset Management increased Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) stake by 279,293 shares to 837,877 valued at $8.01M in 2018Q1. It also upped United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) stake by 260,056 shares and now owns 517,913 shares. Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE:KORS) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 22 investors sold AAN shares while 97 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 69 raised stakes. 71.08 million shares or 1.19% more from 70.25 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Tudor Invest Corporation Et Al holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) for 45,915 shares. 16,479 were reported by Lpl Fincl Limited Liability Company. New York-based Cipher LP has invested 0.16% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Goldman Sachs Gru reported 2.04M shares. Teton Advsr reported 48,000 shares stake. Mufg Americas Hldgs Corporation accumulated 370 shares or 0% of the stock. California-based First Quadrant Lp Ca has invested 0.02% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). 66,984 were accumulated by Gsa Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership. Eqis Cap stated it has 0.03% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Affinity Inv Lc invested 0.05% in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN). Summit Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability Company owns 1.41% invested in Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE:AAN) for 40,765 shares. Advantus Management stated it has 7,569 shares. Smithfield Trust invested in 60 shares or 0% of the stock. Fmr Lc stated it has 4.70M shares. Atlantic Trust Llc, a Georgia-based fund reported 239 shares.

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