Copper Rock Capital Partners Lifted By $2.97 Million Its Worthington Industries (WOR) Holding; TAL Education Group (TAL) Had 6 Bullish Analysts

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc increased Worthington Industries Inc (WOR) stake by 14.49% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc acquired 65,983 shares as Worthington Industries Inc (WOR)’s stock declined 16.41%. The Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc holds 521,251 shares with $23.73 million value, up from 455,268 last quarter. Worthington Industries Inc now has $2.78 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $45.71. About 370,954 shares traded. Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has risen 17.54% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.84% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Tal International Group Inc. (NYSE:TAL), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Tal International Group Inc. has $174.5 highest and $12 lowest target. $45.11’s average target is 38.29% above currents $32.62 stock price. Tal International Group Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, September 11. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, January 15 with “Market Perform”. Jefferies maintained TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) on Monday, August 28 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, October 27. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Benchmark. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 25 by Bank of America. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 16 by Bank of America. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, July 31. See TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) latest ratings:

04/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy New Target: $35 Initiates Coverage On
27/10/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0 Maintain
25/09/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy Old Target: $29.1 New Target: $40.3 Maintain
28/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: $29.33 New Target: $35 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0 Initiate
18/08/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Underperform Old Target: $136 New Target: $174.5 Maintain
18/07/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $150.0000 Initiate
18/07/2017 Broker: each representing 2 Class A common shares Rating: Citigroup 150
13/07/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $136.0000 Maintain

Among 3 analysts covering Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Worthington Industries has $4700 highest and $30 lowest target. $41.50’s average target is -9.21% below currents $45.71 stock price. Worthington Industries had 13 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 11. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 14 with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral” on Tuesday, March 14. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 29 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies on Tuesday, April 4 to “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, August 27. JP Morgan maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $36 target in Thursday, March 24 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4700 target in Thursday, June 29 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. As per Tuesday, November 29, the company rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research.

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $337,200 activity. 7,500 Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) shares with value of $337,200 were sold by LAMPRINAKOS JOHN G.

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc decreased U S Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) stake by 193,925 shares to 343,693 valued at $25.97M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Callon Pete Co Del (NYSE:CPE) stake by 95,284 shares and now owns 1.71 million shares. South St Corp (NASDAQ:SSB) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.41, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold WOR shares while 63 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 32.39 million shares or 0.52% less from 32.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citigroup reported 0% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Nomura Hldg Inc has 0% invested in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) for 4,845 shares. Hanson & Doremus Invest Mgmt has invested 0% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Hbk Invs LP has 0% invested in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) for 6,200 shares. 10,320 are held by Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky. Cap One Association holds 8,426 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Proshare Limited Liability has 0% invested in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) for 8,594 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% or 33,000 shares in its portfolio. Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Liability Company owns 11,209 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd holds 0% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) or 6,880 shares. Hennessy Advsrs invested in 0.83% or 585,100 shares. Pnc Group holds 0% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) for 20,147 shares. Dowling And Yahnke Ltd owns 5,154 shares. Ing Groep Nv stated it has 5,482 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 139 are owned by Ftb Advsr.