Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) Forms $24.87 Double Top; Posco (PKX) Shorts Increased By 87.19%

Posco (NYSE:PKX) had an increase of 87.19% in short interest. PKX’s SI was 582,900 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 87.19% from 311,400 shares previously. With 287,500 avg volume, 2 days are for Posco (NYSE:PKX)’s short sellers to cover PKX’s short positions. The SI to Posco’s float is 0.19%. The stock decreased 1.37% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $81.47. About 237,400 shares traded or 1.93% up from the average. POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has risen 41.43% since March 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.73% the S&P500.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) formed double top with $26.61 target or 7.00% above today’s $24.87 share price. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) has $1.05B valuation. The stock decreased 2.28% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $24.87. About 686,180 shares traded or 228.69% up from the average. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 99.42% since March 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.96 million activity. Johnson Edwin D had sold 99,091 shares worth $2.08M. 31,500 shares were sold by BURKE MICHAEL K, worth $564,638. 15,000 shares valued at $315,000 were sold by CALLAHAN JAMES F JR on Wednesday, December 13.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 22 investors sold Casella Waste Systems, Inc. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 32.45 million shares or 1.47% more from 31.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Principal Finance Grp owns 0.01% invested in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 495,780 shares. Dubuque Bancorp owns 1,053 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Commercial Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation accumulated 406,237 shares or 0% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 0% or 71,785 shares. Geode Capital Management Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 349,613 shares. The Connecticut-based Aqr Capital Mngmt Limited Com has invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Swiss Financial Bank invested in 0% or 65,800 shares. 30,991 were reported by Manufacturers Life Insurance The. Buckhead Mgmt Ltd Com reported 0.33% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Victory Cap Management Incorporated reported 3,750 shares stake. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Acadian Asset Management Lc invested in 1,399 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Mgmt Limited holds 0% or 28,851 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System invested in 22,942 shares or 0% of the stock. American Century Companies has invested 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST).

Among 8 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. has $22.0 highest and $7 lowest target. $13.75’s average target is -44.71% below currents $24.87 stock price. Casella Waste Systems Inc. had 17 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 3 by Zacks. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. First Analysis maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $9 target in Friday, June 17 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) on Monday, August 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 19. The stock of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 4. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Wednesday, October 4. On Friday, December 9 the stock rating was downgraded by First Analysis to “Equal-Weight”.

POSCO manufactures and sells steel rolled products and plates in South Korea and internationally. The company has market cap of $26.54 billion. It operates through four divisions: Steel, Construction, Trading, and Others. It has a 10.23 P/E ratio. The firm offers hot and cold rolled steel, steel plates, wire rods, galvanized and electrical galvanized steel, electrical and stainless steel, automotive materials, titanium, magnesium, and aluminum-plated products.

Among 7 analysts covering POSCO (NYSE:PKX), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. POSCO had 9 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 5 to “Overweight”. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Monday, August 31. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. Standpoint Research downgraded POSCO (NYSE:PKX) on Monday, August 7 to “Hold” rating. The stock of POSCO (NYSE:PKX) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, July 21 by Macquarie Research. The stock of POSCO (NYSE:PKX) earned “Reduce” rating by HSBC on Friday, April 15. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Nomura. The stock of POSCO (NYSE:PKX) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, September 3. The rating was downgraded by CLSA on Monday, May 9 to “Sell”.

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