Chris Killingstad an Insider in Tennant Company (TNC) Unloaded 4,427 Shares; Last Week Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH) Coverage

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Among 8 analysts covering Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Beazer Homes USA had 21 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, February 12 by JMP Securities. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18.0 target in Wednesday, December 2 report. Wedbush upgraded the shares of BZH in report on Tuesday, February 13 to “Outperform” rating. JMP Securities downgraded Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) on Friday, May 26 to “Market Underperform” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 6 by Wedbush. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 15 by Wedbush. As per Thursday, September 14, the company rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, October 10 by FBN Securities. Compass Point maintained Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) on Tuesday, November 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Compass Point on Monday, October 19. See Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: Wedbush Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
12/02/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Old Rating: Market Underperform New Rating: Market Perform Upgrade
20/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $15 New Target: $21 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 14 investors sold Beazer Homes USA, Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 29.20 million shares or 5.90% more from 27.58 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Hancock Hldgs, a Mississippi-based fund reported 643,482 shares. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 32,300 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 59,026 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 692,101 shares. Bogle Mngmt Lp De accumulated 344,426 shares. Vanguard Inc owns 1.42M shares. Susquehanna Int Group Llp holds 0% or 12,190 shares. Sterling Ltd Llc owns 62,955 shares. The Ohio-based Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio has invested 0.01% in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH). Shell Asset Management holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 63,757 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0% or 2,700 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 101,253 shares. 799 were reported by Pnc Fin Services Group. Jpmorgan Chase owns 0.01% invested in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 2.34M shares. Macquarie Grp Limited has 0% invested in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) for 27,098 shares.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. operates as a homebuilder in the United States. The company has market cap of $519.71 million. The firm designs, constructs, and sells single-family and multi-family homes for entry-level, move-up, or retirement-oriented home buyers under the Beazer Homes brand name. It currently has negative earnings. It sells its homes through commissioned new home sales counselors and independent brokers in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas, Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $99,727 activity. Another trade for 6,180 shares valued at $99,727 was made by SHEPHERD DANNY R on Tuesday, February 13.

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $16.17. About 110,824 shares traded. Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH) has risen 35.02% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.47% the S&P500.

Analysts await Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) to report earnings on April, 23 before the open. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, down 51.61% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.31 per share. TNC’s profit will be $2.68M for 118.83 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual earnings per share reported by Tennant Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.88% negative EPS growth.

Tennant Company designs, manufactures, and markets cleaning solutions. The company has market cap of $1.28 billion. It offers floor maintenance and outdoor cleaning equipment, detergent -free and other sustainable cleaning technologies, aftermarket parts and consumables, and specialty surface coatings. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides equipment maintenance and repair services; and business solutions, such as financing, rental, and leasing programs, as well as machine-to-machine asset management solutions.

As disclosed in the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission, a form for the deal of 4,427 shares of Tennant Co by Chris Killingstad was filled. Chris Killingstad is currently the President and CEO of the public company. The form was filled on April 17, 2018. The transaction’s shares were unloaded at average $68.6 for each share, and have a market value of $303,605 USD, making this deal a very significant one. He also sold 57,553 shares with a total value $3,942,615 USD in the last month. Being a significant transaction, it will very likely not go undiscovered. Chris Killingstad today has in hand 0.86% of the company’s total market capitalization with ownership of 153,501 shares. 

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 14 investors sold Tennant Company shares while 41 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 15.88 million shares or 2.59% less from 16.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability has invested 0% in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Kennedy Mgmt Inc invested in 0.03% or 25,540 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny holds 5,735 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Pinebridge Invs Limited Partnership has invested 0.04% in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Meristem Llp owns 2,859 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Associates Inc Md stated it has 47,070 shares. Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 4,676 shares. Clean Yield Grp reported 18,905 shares stake. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Limited Liability has 64,647 shares. The Georgia-based Suntrust Banks Inc has invested 0% in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). Barclays Public Limited has invested 0% of its portfolio in Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC). White Pine Cap Limited Liability holds 25,170 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. Van Eck Associates invested in 9,644 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 27,806 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Stone Ridge Asset Management Limited Liability Corp stated it has 7,223 shares.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $5.07 million activity. The insider KILLINGSTAD CHRIS sold $907,825. PAULSON THOMAS sold 6,694 shares worth $487,998.

The stock increased 2.96% or $2.05 during the last trading session, reaching $71.3. About 140,932 shares traded or 8.81% up from the average. Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) has declined 4.44% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.99% the S&P500.

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