Cowen & Co. Maintains $5.5 Target On Fairmount Santrol (FMSA), Maintains “Buy” Rating; Axalta Coating Systems LTD.HARES (AXTA) Sellers Decreased By 11.45% Their Shorts

Axalta Coating Systems LTD.HARES (NYSE:AXTA) had a decrease of 11.45% in short interest. AXTA’s SI was 6.85M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 11.45% from 7.74M shares previously. With 1.82M avg volume, 4 days are for Axalta Coating Systems LTD.HARES (NYSE:AXTA)’s short sellers to cover AXTA’s short positions. The SI to Axalta Coating Systems LTD.HARES’s float is 3.17%. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $32.82. About 1.88M shares traded or 1.44% up from the average. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) has risen 13.74% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.96% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering Fairmount Santrol (NYSE:FMSA), 13 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Fairmount Santrol has $15 highest and $2 lowest target. $6.36’s average target is 46.88% above currents $4.33 stock price. Fairmount Santrol had 75 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 6. Credit Suisse downgraded Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) rating on Thursday, July 20. Credit Suisse has “Hold” rating and $400 target. Citigroup maintained Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) on Wednesday, August 10 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 10. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. As per Monday, June 13, the company rating was downgraded by DA Davidson. Guggenheim downgraded Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) on Tuesday, June 27 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 7 by DA Davidson.

The stock increased 3.34% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $4.33. About 4.23 million shares traded or 26.28% up from the average. Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA) has risen 37.12% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.42% the S&P500.

Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides sand proppant solutions for exploration and production companies. The company has market cap of $970.32 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Proppant Solutions; and Industrial & Recreational Products. It has a 68.73 P/E ratio. The Proppant Solutions segment primarily provides sand proppants for use in hydraulic fracturing activities in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, China, northern Europe, and the United Arab Emirates.

Among 21 analysts covering Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Axalta Coating Systems had 70 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup reinitiated the shares of AXTA in report on Wednesday, September 2 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 24 by Nomura. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, February 16 by Jefferies. Gabelli downgraded Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) on Thursday, February 9 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, August 11 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, December 15 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Thursday, September 1. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, December 7. The stock has “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 10. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, December 14.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., through its subsidiaries, makes, markets, and distributes coatings primarily for the transportation industry. The company has market cap of $8.01 billion. It operates through two divisions, Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings. It has a 218.8 P/E ratio. The Performance Coatings segment offers various water and solvent borne products and systems that are used to refinish damaged vehicles for independent body shops, multi-shop operators, and original equipment maker dealership body shops.