What after Ron Coughlin’s Insider Unload of HP Inc. (HPQ) Stock?; 2 Analysts Are Bullish Rite Aid (RAD) Last Week

Among 14 analysts covering Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Rite Aid had 24 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Friday, September 29. Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, October 29 report. Loop Capital Markets initiated the shares of RAD in report on Monday, September 11 with “Hold” rating. Mizuho downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, July 20 report. The rating was reinitiated by Evercore with “Underperform” on Friday, June 30. Vetr upgraded the shares of RAD in report on Friday, August 14 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, October 6 with “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, November 13 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 25. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Buy” on Wednesday, August 19. See Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) latest ratings:

05/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: Underperform New Target: $1.5 Initiates Coverage On
04/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $2.25 Initiates Coverage On
25/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $2.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Neutral Old Target: $2.95 New Target: $2.25 Maintain
29/09/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: $2.5 New Target: $2 Maintain
19/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Perform New Target: $2.5 Initiates Coverage On
11/09/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $2.5 Initiate
20/07/2017 Broker: Mizuho Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade

Hp Inc’s President – Personal Systems Ron Coughlin unloaded 15,000 shares of the California-based company in a broker transaction dated January 16, 2018. These insider shares were sold at the average stock price of $22.5, for an aggregate sell of $337,500. Ron now possess 130,766 shares accounting for 0.01% of the Company’s market cap

Among 32 analysts covering Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Hewlett-Packard has $45 highest and $6 lowest target. $22.78’s average target is -0.44% below currents $22.88 stock price. Hewlett-Packard had 128 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 2 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, November 14 by Wells Fargo. The rating was upgraded by Mizuho on Monday, July 10 to “Buy”. As per Friday, October 14, the company rating was maintained by UBS. Brean Capital initiated the shares of HPQ in report on Friday, November 6 with “Buy” rating. Mizuho maintained HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) on Tuesday, November 3 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, April 19. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of HPQ in report on Wednesday, August 23 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, January 7. The stock of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Morgan Stanley.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $38.82 million activity. WEISLER DION J sold $14.61M worth of stock. LORES ENRIQUE sold $880,748 worth of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) on Friday, October 13. FLAXMAN JON E also sold $4.48M worth of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) on Friday, January 5. 11,752 shares were sold by MYERS MARIE, worth $226,226. On Wednesday, September 27 KEOGH TRACY S sold $5.29 million worth of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) or 265,600 shares. Shares for $767,249 were sold by Banerji Shumeet on Tuesday, December 19. $308,458 worth of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) was sold by Rivera Kim M on Saturday, December 9.

Analysts await HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 10.53% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.38 per share. HPQ’s profit will be $691.00M for 13.62 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual EPS reported by HP Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.55% negative EPS growth.

HP Inc. provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises, including clients in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. The company has market cap of $37.64 billion. It operates through Personal Systems and Printing divisions. It has a 15.46 P/E ratio. The Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers , consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, commercial tablets and mobility devices, retail point-of-sale systems, displays and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets.

The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $22.88. About 9.31 million shares traded. HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) has risen 66.08% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.38% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.38 in 2017 Q3. Its down 1.33, from 1.71 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 3 investors sold HP Inc. shares while 10 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 1.08 million shares or 51.19% less from 2.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Greenwich Wealth Ltd Liability Com accumulated 142,802 shares or 0.49% of the stock. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams invested in 10,845 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Cap Advisors Limited Liability Co has 14,914 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Grassi Investment Management holds 0.13% in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) or 38,650 shares. Wagner Bowman Management reported 16,669 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Prudential Public Limited Liability Co accumulated 21,500 shares. West Oak Cap Limited Co reported 4,257 shares. Hanson & Doremus Mgmt holds 3,160 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Gulf State Bank (Uk) Ltd owns 528,899 shares. Eqis owns 0.09% invested in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) for 83,219 shares. Moreover, Balasa Dinverno & Foltz Lc has 0.19% invested in HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ) for 60,145 shares. Focused Wealth Mngmt owns 100 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Vantage Inv Advsr Llc reported 0% stake. Palisade Asset Management Ltd Com owns 28,621 shares. North Star Asset Management Inc holds 28,619 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 57 investors sold Rite Aid Corporation shares while 77 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 513.41 million shares or 4.79% less from 539.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Ltd accumulated 19,428 shares. Icm Asset Wa has 20,000 shares. Nadler Fincl Group Inc reported 11,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 1832 Asset Mngmt Lp holds 530,000 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Burt Wealth Advsr holds 2,050 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commonwealth Financial Bank Of Aus holds 0% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 141 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board reported 1.86M shares. Cwm Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Raymond James Assocs, Florida-based fund reported 1.04 million shares. Moreover, Gm Advisory has 0.01% invested in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 15,000 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 2.44M shares in its portfolio. Glenmede Trust Na has invested 0% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). 52,500 are owned by Brave Asset Mgmt Incorporated. Vermont-based Tru Company Of Vermont has invested 0% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD).

The stock decreased 6.69% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $2.23. About 38.60 million shares traded or 47.86% up from the average. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has declined 55.18% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $58,915 activity. Another trade for 28,189 shares valued at $58,915 was sold by POTTER MYRTLE S.