A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) At $38.65 Forms Top; Caxton Associates LP Has Boosted By $1.59 Million Its Dunkin Brands Group (DNKN) Holding

A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) formed multiple top with $41.74 target or 8.00% above today’s $38.65 share price. A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) has $1.13B valuation. The stock increased 4.04% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $38.65. About 207,545 shares traded or 17.98% up from the average. A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) has risen 17.55% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.85% the S&P500.

Caxton Associates Lp increased Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN) stake by 300% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Caxton Associates Lp acquired 30,000 shares as Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN)’s stock rose 1.24%. The Caxton Associates Lp holds 40,000 shares with $2.12M value, up from 10,000 last quarter. Dunkin Brands Group Inc now has $5.54 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.90% or $1.73 during the last trading session, reaching $61.33. About 1.80 million shares traded or 90.90% up from the average. Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) has risen 27.29% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.59% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 31 investors sold DNKN shares while 93 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 80.37 million shares or 2.04% less from 82.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blair William Il accumulated 46,425 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 44,681 were accumulated by Federated Invsts Pa. Brinker Capital, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 8,638 shares. Comerica Natl Bank has 0.03% invested in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) for 80,882 shares. Hall Laurie J Trustee reported 825 shares stake. Prudential holds 0.02% or 246,547 shares in its portfolio. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 20,000 shares stake. Sei Invs Commerce accumulated 457,952 shares. Peak6 Invests Lp reported 10,567 shares stake. Glenmede Communications Na holds 2,181 shares. Morgan Stanley invested 0.01% in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Moreover, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management has 0% invested in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) for 1,382 shares. 83 are held by Weaver C Barksdale & Associates. Mutual Of America Lc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN). Water Island Cap Limited Liability owns 5,801 shares.

Caxton Associates Lp decreased Target Corp (NYSE:TGT) stake by 192,900 shares to 7,100 valued at $419,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Callon Pete Co Del (NYSE:CPE) stake by 109,022 shares and now owns 477,233 shares. Shake Shack Inc was reduced too.

Among 30 analysts covering Dunkin Brands (NASDAQ:DNKN), 15 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Dunkin Brands had 84 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, December 21. As per Friday, August 28, the company rating was initiated by Maxim Group. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies on Friday, December 22 to “Hold”. As per Friday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 15 by Maxim Group. The firm has “Sell” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, June 21. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 31 with “Outperform”. BMO Capital Markets upgraded Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) on Monday, February 12 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, August 31. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, January 30.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.37, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 26 investors sold A. Schulman, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 22.12 million shares or 7.09% less from 23.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 166,641 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Ironwood Investment Mgmt Limited Liability holds 0.97% in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) or 40,495 shares. Parametric Port Assoc Ltd Liability stated it has 191,344 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Beach Inv Counsel Incorporated Pa stated it has 50,074 shares. Ameritas Investment Ptnrs holds 0% or 2,260 shares in its portfolio. 30,455 are owned by First Trust Advisors Limited Partnership. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt Limited Com holds 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) for 173,740 shares. Moreover, California Pub Employees Retirement has 0% invested in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) for 58,262 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Moreover, State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) for 62,665 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & reported 0% stake. Sector Pension Board reported 45,246 shares. California-based Aperio Group Limited Com has invested 0% in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Swiss Financial Bank has 48,400 shares. Stoneridge Partners Limited Liability Company, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 6,672 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Schulman A (NASDAQ:SHLM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Schulman A had 20 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Northcoast on Friday, October 28. The stock of A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Longbow. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 25 by Longbow. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 15 by Gabelli. Zacks upgraded the shares of SHLM in report on Tuesday, September 22 to “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, August 18, the company rating was upgraded by Sidoti. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Tuesday, October 4. The stock has “Accumulate” rating by Global Hunter Securities on Thursday, August 13. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Monday, March 14 report. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Tuesday, August 25 to “Buy”.

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