Shikiar Asset Management Upped Its A Schulman (SHLM) Position; Worthington Industries (WOR) Sentiment Is 0.93

May 21, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Shikiar Asset Management Inc increased A Schulman Inc (SHLM) stake by 40.6% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Shikiar Asset Management Inc acquired 10,150 shares as A Schulman Inc (SHLM)’s stock rose 17.26%. The Shikiar Asset Management Inc holds 35,150 shares with $1.31M value, up from 25,000 last quarter. A Schulman Inc now has $1.31 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $44.25. About 14,453 shares traded. A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) has risen 38.75% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.20% the S&P500.




Worthington Industries Inc (WOR) investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.27, from 1.2 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 95 investment professionals opened new or increased equity positions, while 102 reduced and sold their stock positions in Worthington Industries Inc. The investment professionals in our database now own: 31.16 million shares, down from 32.39 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Worthington Industries Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 31 Reduced: 71 Increased: 59 New Position: 36.

Shikiar Asset Management Inc decreased Nvidia Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) stake by 1,780 shares to 32,520 valued at $6.29M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Coca Cola Company (NYSE:KO) stake by 11,910 shares and now owns 129,546 shares. Freeport Mcmoran Inc. Cl B (NYSE:FCX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 21 investors sold SHLM shares while 52 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 22.18 million shares or 0.26% more from 22.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ghp Investment holds 0.2% or 36,924 shares in its portfolio. Northern holds 882,221 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 235,782 were accumulated by American Century Cos Incorporated. State Of Wisconsin Board has 165,270 shares. State Street has invested 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Keybank Natl Association Oh holds 0% in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) or 8,800 shares. Loomis Sayles & Co Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) for 900 shares. Art Advsrs Limited Liability Com has invested 0.05% in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Envestnet Asset stated it has 16,032 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ahl Limited Liability Partnership reported 25,867 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 1,511 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Comerica Savings Bank accumulated 30,536 shares. Rudman Errol M has 73,738 shares for 1.33% of their portfolio. Ls Investment Advisors Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) for 821 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Schulman A (NASDAQ:SHLM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Schulman A had 23 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, August 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Longbow to “Neutral”. Seaport Global maintained A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) on Thursday, March 29 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 25 by TheStreet. As per Tuesday, October 4, the company rating was upgraded by Gabelli. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Northcoast to “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 15 by Gabelli. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was upgraded by Longbow to “Buy”. SunTrust maintained A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 6 by Longbow. Northcoast upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, August 26 report.

Another recent and important A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) news was published by Digitaljournal.com which published an article titled: “NASDAQ:SHLM Shareholder Alert: Lawsuit Filed Against Acquisition of a Schulman Inc” on May 11, 2018.

Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey. The company has market cap of $2.93 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders, and Engineered Cabs. It has a 17.61 P/E ratio. The Steel Processing segment processes flat-rolled steel for clients primarily in the automotive, aerospace, agricultural, appliance, construction, container, hardware, HVAC, lawn and garden, leisure and recreation, and office furniture and equipment markets.

Another recent and important Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Electro Scientific Industries, Worthington Industries, Navigant Consulting …” on April 27, 2018.

New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny holds 1.29% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. for 146,059 shares. Arbor Investment Advisors Llc owns 38,042 shares or 0.73% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Evanston Investments Inc. Dba Evanston Advisors has 0.71% invested in the company for 69,737 shares. The Texas-based Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors Lp has invested 0.71% in the stock. Matarin Capital Management Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 177,260 shares.

The stock increased 0.05% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $48.28. About 16,184 shares traded. Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) has declined 16.89% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.44% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Worthington’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Worthington, 0 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. WOR was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 29, 2016. The stock of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has “Underperform” rating given on Monday, December 12 by Jefferies. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, November 29.

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