Ensco plc (ESV) Is At $5.68 Formed Wedge; Osmium Partners Trimmed By $1.61 Million Its Cra Intl (Call) (CRAI) Stake

Osmium Partners Llc decreased Cra Intl Inc (Call) (CRAI) stake by 26.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Osmium Partners Llc sold 39,300 shares as Cra Intl Inc (Call) (CRAI)’s stock declined 10.22%. The Osmium Partners Llc holds 106,500 shares with $4.37M value, down from 145,800 last quarter. Cra Intl Inc (Call) now has $358.91M valuation. The stock decreased 1.71% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $44.26. About 16,739 shares traded. CRA International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) has risen 49.42% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.72% the S&P500.

Ensco plc (ESV) formed wedge up with $6.13 target or 8.00% above today’s $5.68 share price. Ensco plc (ESV) has $2.49 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.43% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $5.68. About 7.06M shares traded. Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has declined 23.23% since December 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.93% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 48 investors sold Ensco plc shares while 86 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 84 raised stakes. 328.54 million shares or 9.34% more from 300.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Private Advisor Group Inc Limited Liability reported 0% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Whittier Tru owns 0% invested in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 3,088 shares. The New York-based P Schoenfeld Asset Mngmt L P has invested 0.65% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Selway Asset Mgmt owns 12,663 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Pentwater Cap Management Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) for 80,000 shares. Bluemountain Cap Mngmt stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). 1.70 million are owned by Key Group (Cayman) Ltd. Water Island Cap Limited Company invested 0.23% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Corecommodity Limited Liability Co has 20,125 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Schroder Management reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV). Kanawha Capital Mgmt Limited Company accumulated 21,600 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Adage Prtnrs Group Incorporated Ltd Co reported 6.12 million shares. Franklin Incorporated invested in 620,252 shares or 0% of the stock. Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Inc has invested 0% in Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV).

Among 34 analysts covering Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV), 14 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Ensco Plc had 76 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, September 28 by Deutsche Bank. On Monday, March 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Underweight”. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) earned “Neutral” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, October 27. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 14 by KLR Group. Seaport Global upgraded Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) rating on Wednesday, May 31. Seaport Global has “Hold” rating and $6.5000 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 11 by Citigroup. The stock of Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Friday, October 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, July 28 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Friday, January 29 to “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Jefferies.

Analysts await Ensco plc (NYSE:ESV) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $-0.30 earnings per share, down 433.33% or $0.39 from last year’s $0.09 per share. After $-0.05 actual earnings per share reported by Ensco plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 500.00% negative EPS growth.

Osmium Partners Llc increased Cra Intl Inc (NASDAQ:CRAI) stake by 69,883 shares to 215,683 valued at $8.85 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Spark Networks Inc (NYSEMKT:LOV) stake by 4.20 million shares and now owns 4.23M shares. Tucows Inc (NASDAQ:TCX) was raised too.