Its down 4.09% from 1.23M shares previously. With 591,100 avg volume, 2 days are for Westar Energy Incorporated (NYSE:WR)'s short sellers to cover WR's short positions. The SI to Westar Energy Incorporated's float is 0.84%. (NYSE:MSM) shares ended at $95.15 with 1.55 mln shares exchanging hands. About 26,254 shares traded. United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has risen 22.99% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.55% the S&P500.
Shares of MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) traded up $0.18 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $94.75. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. AMP Capital Investors Ltd now owns 12,659 shares of the company's stock worth $916,000 after buying an additional 9,259 shares in the last quarter. Ashmore Wealth Management Llc who had been investing in Msc Industrial Direct Co Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.39B market cap company. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.19 Million.
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO raised its stake in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. (NYSE:MSM) has risen 18.92% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500. $8.78M worth of NIKE, Inc. Also, the Hold rating count is 13 as of 01/11/18. Therefore 25% are positive. Credit Suisse Group set a $93.00 target price on MSC Industrial Direct and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. KeyCorp now has a "Hold" rating on the stock. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $95.54. Susquehanna Bancshares initiated coverage on MSC Industrial Direct in a research note on Monday, September 25th. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research on Tuesday, April 4 to "Hold". BMO Capital Markets has "Market Perform" rating and $80 target. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 12th.
Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc increased its stake in Msc Indl Direct Inc (MSM) by 192.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 5 by William Blair. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 17 by Credit Suisse.
TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Brokers Offer Predictions for MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc's Q4 2018 Earnings (MSM)" was reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 24 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Thursday, October 15 with "Outperform".
Tiverton Asset Management Llc decreased Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) stake by 6,900 shares to 44,726 valued at $6.80M in 2017Q3. Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Spdr Fund (XLY) was reduced too.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 39 investors sold MSM shares while 75 reduced holdings. (NYSE:CF). Citigroup owns 149,850 shares. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Ltd holds 0.02% or 663 shares. Moreover, Arizona State Retirement Systems has 0.02% invested in MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc.
MSM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share. (NYSE:MSM) for 8,965 shares. Eqis Capital Mgmt has invested 0.05% in CoreCivic, Inc. (NYSE:MSM) for 35,380 shares.
Among 18 analysts covering MSC Industrial Direct Co. (NYSE:CF) for 10,000 shares. Glenmede Trust Na owns 380 shares. 7,750 are owned by Bright Rock Capital Limited Liability. Voya Inv Management Ltd holds 14,171 shares.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 0.98 in 2017Q2.
Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. 62 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 100.24 million shares or 0.51% more from 99.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (NYSE:OMC) to report earnings on February, 6. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Llc has 195 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WR). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Corp holds 290,400 shares. The New York-based Glg Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR). Motco invested in 0% or 300 shares. It underwrites individual term life insurance products. Amer Century holds 2.84 million shares. Wesbanco State Bank, West Virginia-based fund reported 4,670 shares. Putnam Invests Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 52,829 shares. Arrowmark Colorado Limited Liability holds 1.58M shares or 1.36% of its portfolio. On Monday, August 14 the insider SOMMA ANTHONY D sold $204,830. GREENWOOD GREG A sold $510,046 worth of Westar Energy, Inc. On Wednesday, August 16 AKIN BRUCE A sold $257,500 worth of Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) or 5,000 shares.
Westar Energy, Inc., an electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Kansas. The company has market cap of $777.38 billion. The firm has 6,292 megawatts of electric generation capacity that produces electricity through various fuel types, including coal, uranium, natural gas, and diesel. It has a 23.69 P/E ratio. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 52% are positive. Westar Energy had 17 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Atlantic Securities on Thursday, January 19. (NYSE:WR) on Wednesday, June 1 to "Neutral" rating. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the shares of CXW in report on Friday, July 1 to "Neutral" rating. (MSM), we can see that the 40-day commodity channel index signal is presently Hold while the 50-day Parabolic SAR generates a Buy signal. As per Tuesday, July 11, the company rating was upgraded by Evercore.