WD-40 Company (WDFC) Reaches $124.05 52-Week High; Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VLKAY) Covered By 4 Bullish Analysts Last Week

January 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) hit a new 52-week high and has $132.73 target or 7.00% above today’s $124.05 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1.73B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $132.73 price target is reached, the company will be worth $121.24 million more. The stock decreased 1.98% or $2.5 during the last trading session, reaching $124.05. About 80,174 shares traded or 53.77% up from the average. WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has declined 4.71% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.41% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Volkswagen AG (OTCMKTS:VLKAY), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Volkswagen AG had 11 analyst reports since September 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, August 9 report. The stock of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Kepler Cheuvreux. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Monday, August 7 to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas on Wednesday, January 6 to “Outperform”. HSBC upgraded Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) on Monday, November 21 to “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 23 by Goldman Sachs. On Thursday, September 10 the stock rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas to “Neutral”. The stock of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) earned “Sell” rating by Berenberg on Tuesday, November 22. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, September 23 by Natixis. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, September 23 by JP Morgan. See Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) latest ratings:




07/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Downgrade

WD-40 Company engages in the development and sale of maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products. The company has market cap of $1.73 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 32.64 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.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $140,966 activity. REMBOLT JAY sold $64,848 worth of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) on Monday, September 18.

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 12 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks upgraded WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) on Saturday, August 8 to “Sell” rating. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $11000 target in Thursday, June 15 report. The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 24 by B. Riley & Co. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Zacks. The stock has “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Monday, October 19. As per Thursday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, October 17 report. Jefferies initiated WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) rating on Thursday, August 25. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $120 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 15 investors sold WD-40 Company shares while 48 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 10.91 million shares or 2.74% less from 11.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.02% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). New York State Teachers Retirement System reported 47,960 shares stake. Sg Americas Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Public Sector Pension Investment Board holds 0% or 8,883 shares. Natixis, France-based fund reported 2,050 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 0.01% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 12,247 shares. Moreover, Conestoga Capital Advsrs Lc has 1.55% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Royal Retail Bank Of Canada reported 11,191 shares. 538 were accumulated by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). 125,197 are owned by Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Co. Amg Trust Bancshares stated it has 0.02% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Assetmark reported 173 shares. Regions reported 1,894 shares. Bokf Na reported 2,805 shares stake.

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells automobiles primarily in Europe, North America, South America, and the Asia-Pacific. The company has market cap of $111.85 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Passenger Cars, Commercial Vehicles, Power Engineering, and Financial Services. It has a 13.3 P/E ratio. The Passenger Cars segment develops vehicles and engines; and produces and sells passenger cars and genuine parts.

The stock increased 2.46% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $44.34. About 197,048 shares traded or 17.47% up from the average. Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) has 0.00% since January 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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