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WD-40 Company (WDFC) Reaches $148.45 52-Week High; Superior Energy Services (SPN)’s Sentiment Is 1.09

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The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) hit a new 52-week high and has $157.36 target or 6.00% above today’s $148.45 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $2.07B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $157.36 price target is reached, the company will be worth $123.90M more. The stock increased 0.37% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $148.45. About 6,212 shares traded. WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has risen 33.54% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.97% the S&P500. Some Historical WDFC News: ; 05/04/2018 – WD 40 Sees FY18 Net $56.6M-Net $57.5M; 19/04/2018 – DJ WD-40 Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WDFC); 05/04/2018 – WD-40 CO SAYS FY 18 NET INCOME IS PROJECTED TO BE BETWEEN $56.6 MLN AND $57.5 MLN; 05/04/2018 – WD-40 SEES FY EPS $4.07 TO $4.14, EST. $3.94 (2 EST.); 05/04/2018 – WD-40 CO – FOR FY 2018 DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE IS EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN $4.07 AND $4.14; 05/04/2018 – WD-40 CO – SEES 2018 NET SALES BETWEEN $407 MLN AND $415 MLN; 05/04/2018 – WD-40 2Q EPS $1.05, EST. 95C (2 EST.); 05/04/2018 – WD 40 Sees FY18 EPS $4.07-EPS $4.14; 05/04/2018 WD 40 2Q EPS $1.05; 05/04/2018 – WD 40 Sees FY18 Sales $407M-$415M

Superior Energy Services Inc (SPN) investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.10, from 0.99 in 2017Q4. The ratio is positive, as 111 hedge funds started new and increased holdings, while 102 decreased and sold stakes in Superior Energy Services Inc. The hedge funds in our database now own: 155.42 million shares, up from 151.09 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Superior Energy Services Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 23 Reduced: 79 Increased: 75 New Position: 36.

Among 4 analysts covering WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. WD-40 Company had 14 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Saturday, August 8 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 25. The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, April 6 by B. Riley & Co. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 19 by B. Riley & Co. The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 31. Jefferies maintained the shares of WDFC in report on Tuesday, October 17 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, July 19, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) rating on Thursday, June 15. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $11000 target. As per Tuesday, September 1, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. On Monday, October 24 the stock rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.14, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 15 investors sold WD-40 Company shares while 57 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 11.30 million shares or 1.27% less from 11.45 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Lagoda Investment Limited Partnership stated it has 64,055 shares or 3.18% of all its holdings. Moreover, Signaturefd Ltd has 0% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). 2,297 are owned by Guggenheim Limited Liability. Dowling Yahnke Ltd Liability, a California-based fund reported 9,122 shares. The California-based Assetmark has invested 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). 33,266 are owned by Tiaa Cref Inv Ltd Liability Com. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 9,994 shares. Farmers & Merchants Invests Inc owns 0% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 125 shares. 34 were reported by Rocky Mountain Advisers Lc. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 4,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Prudential Fincl Inc reported 23,899 shares stake. Piedmont Advsr Limited Com reported 0.01% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Sector Pension Invest Board reported 0.01% stake. Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.01% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0.01% or 189,587 shares.

Analysts await WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) to report earnings on July, 9. They expect $1.04 EPS, up 1.96% or $0.02 from last year’s $1.02 per share. WDFC’s profit will be $14.47M for 35.69 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by WD-40 Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -0.95% negative EPS growth.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 selling transactions for $856,175 activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $130,825 was made by Brass Steven A on Friday, April 13. FREEMAN MICHAEL L sold $581,278 worth of stock or 4,861 shares. The insider HOLDSWORTH GEOFFREY sold 1,690 shares worth $214,377. PITTARD DANIEL E bought $70,305 worth of stock.

WD-40 Company engages in the development and sale of maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products. The company has market cap of $2.07 billion. It offers multi-purpose maintenance products, including aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid-bulk form products under the WD-40 Multi-Use brand name for various consumer uses; specialty maintenance products, such as penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, greases, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand name; and bicycle maintenance products under the WD-40 Bike brand name comprising wet and dry chain lubricants, chain cleaners and degreasers, and foaming wash products that are designed for avid and recreational cyclists, bike enthusiasts, and mechanics. It has a 37.28 P/E ratio. The firm also provides multi-purpose and specialty drip oils, and spray lubricant products, as well as other specialty maintenance products under the 3-IN-ONE brand name; and professional spray maintenance products and lubricants for the bike market under the GT85 brand name.

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $9.94. About 397,160 shares traded. Superior Energy Services, Inc. (SPN) has risen 4.37% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.20% the S&P500. Some Historical SPN News: ; 04/05/2018 – Boston Partners Buys New 6.9% Position in Superior Energy; 18/05/2018 – 2018 Global Oilfield Services Market Procurement Intelligence Report – Rise in Demand for Energy is Driving the Market – ResearchAndMarkets.com; 23/05/2018 – Superior Energy Services Announces Results of 2018 Annual Meeting; 11/05/2018 – SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES GETS EXTENSION OF EXCHANGE OFFER FOR; 24/04/2018 – SUPERIOR ENERGY 1Q LOSS/SHR CONT OPS 39C; 11/04/2018 – Superior Energy Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 29/03/2018 SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES REPORTS 2018 1Q EARNINGS RELEASE & CAL; 23/04/2018 – DJ Superior Energy Services Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SPN); 24/04/2018 – SUPERIOR ENERGY 1Q REV. $482.3M, EST. $492.7M; 06/04/2018 – KLX to take final bids this month

Covalent Partners Llc holds 6.35% of its portfolio in Superior Energy Services, Inc. for 790,189 shares. Mitchell Group Inc owns 1.84 million shares or 3% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Energy Opportunities Capital Management Llc has 2.87% invested in the company for 426,082 shares. The New York-based Encompass Capital Advisors Llc has invested 0.8% in the stock. Tygh Capital Management Inc., a Oregon-based fund reported 472,058 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $326,700 activity.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to natural gas and crude oil exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.53 billion. It operates through four divisions: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and makes and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories.

Analysts await Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $-0.22 EPS, up 46.34% or $0.19 from last year’s $-0.41 per share. After $-0.34 actual EPS reported by Superior Energy Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -35.29% EPS growth.

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