Walnut Private Equity Partners Increased Its Williams Cos (WMB) Holding; Intest (INTT) Sentiment Is 1.69

inTEST Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets thermal, mechanical, and electrical products for use in the testing of integrated circuits worldwide. The company has market cap of $90.62 million. The firm operates through two divisions, inTEST Thermal Solutions and inTEST Electromechanical Semiconductor Products. It has a 13.81 P/E ratio. The inTEST Thermal Solutions segment offers ThermoStream temperature management tools, MobileTemp systems, ThermoChambers, Thermal Platforms, ThermoChuck precision vacuum platform assemblies, and Thermonics temperature conditioning products.

Walnut Private Equity Partners Llc increased Williams Cos Inc (WMB) stake by 16% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Walnut Private Equity Partners Llc acquired 24,000 shares as Williams Cos Inc (WMB)’s stock rose 7.09%. The Walnut Private Equity Partners Llc holds 174,000 shares with $5.22M value, up from 150,000 last quarter. Williams Cos Inc now has $25.06B valuation. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $30.31. About 4.14M shares traded. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) has risen 40.20% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.13, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold WMB shares while 203 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 687.46 million shares or 1.13% less from 695.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First Natl Trust Co holds 0.05% or 13,330 shares. Apg Asset Nv reported 0.07% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Foundation Asset Mngmt LP stated it has 452,174 shares or 4.23% of all its holdings. Hightower Lc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) for 205,365 shares. Hudson Valley Adv reported 13,208 shares. Pentwater Management LP reported 250,000 shares. Country Trust Retail Bank owns 238 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Oregon-based Northwest Investment Counselors Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB). Aqr Management Ltd Liability Co owns 1.72 million shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Brookfield Asset stated it has 5.72M shares or 0.8% of all its holdings. Community Retail Bank Na holds 0% or 200 shares in its portfolio. Regent Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 82,400 shares. Grassi Invest holds 29,250 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Of Texas reported 59,800 shares stake. Principal Group Incorporated reported 0.04% stake.

Among 18 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 72% are positive. Williams Companies Inc. has $49.98 highest and $25 lowest target. $30.85’s average target is 1.78% above currents $30.31 stock price. Williams Companies Inc. had 46 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and $30 target in Friday, April 28 report. The company was maintained on Monday, April 3 by Jefferies. Citigroup reinitiated The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) on Friday, July 22 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, March 22. Bernstein initiated the shares of WMB in report on Wednesday, May 11 with “Outperform” rating. Citigroup maintained The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB) rating on Tuesday, August 2. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $26 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 5 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, October 16. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, December 20. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $27 target in Tuesday, August 2 report.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $8.61 million activity. On Tuesday, August 8 the insider Timmermans Ted T sold $61,310. CHAPPEL DONALD R sold $8.25 million worth of stock or 272,088 shares. 9,913 shares were sold by Ewing Robyn L, worth $297,250.

Analysts await inTEST Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:INTT) to report earnings on March, 8. They expect $0.14 earnings per share, up 40.00% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.1 per share. INTT’s profit will be $1.44 million for 15.71 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by inTEST Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.00% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.92% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $8.8. About 65,018 shares traded. inTEST Corporation (INTT) has risen 107.79% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 91.09% the S&P500.