Johan Deblaere the Chief Operating Officer of Accenture plc (ACN) Unloaded 5,000 Shares of the Company; Matador Resources Co (MTDR)’s Sentiment Is 1.88

Matador Resources Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and acquisition of oil and natural gas resources in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.09 billion. It operates in two divisions, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. It has a 23.02 P/E ratio. The firm primarily holds interests in the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring plays in the Delaware Basin in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas; the Eagle Ford shale play in South Texas; and the Haynesville shale and Cotton Valley plays in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas.

Johan Deblaere, Chief Operating Officer of Accenture Plc, in an insider selling deal sold some 5,000 shares whose amount is estimated to be $753,597 at average stock price of $150.7. The regulatory filing shows that Johan Deblaere now has ownership of exactly 0.01% of the Ireland-based company’s market capitalization

Analysts await Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.29 earnings per share, up 70.59% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.17 per share. MTDR’s profit will be $31.68M for 24.41 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual earnings per share reported by Matador Resources Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.00% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 3.58% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $28.32. About 1.49 million shares traded or 24.80% up from the average. Matador Resources Company (MTDR) has risen 27.63% since March 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.08% the S&P500.

Beck Mack & Oliver Llc holds 4.09% of its portfolio in Matador Resources Company for 4.01 million shares. Fortaleza Asset Management Inc owns 8,645 shares or 1.69% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Millrace Asset Group Inc. has 1.52% invested in the company for 50,806 shares. The Washington-based Rainier Investment Management Llc has invested 1.43% in the stock. Tributary Capital Management Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 484,594 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of Matador Resources’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Matador Resources, 6 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $25.0 while the high is $36.0. The stock’s average target of $29.45 is 3.99% above today’s ($28.32) share price. MTDR was included in 8 notes of analysts from September 21, 2016. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, December 6. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, February 3. KLR Group upgraded the shares of MTDR in report on Wednesday, September 21 to “Accumulate” rating. On Thursday, October 6 the stock rating was initiated by Mizuho with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, February 23 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, November 28 report. The company was initiated on Friday, January 20 by Tudor Pickering. The rating was initiated by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 24 with “Outperform”.

Among 26 analysts covering Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Accenture Plc has $181 highest and $11 lowest target. $151.54’s average target is 1.80% above currents $148.86 stock price. Accenture Plc had 95 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $172.0 target in Friday, December 22 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 14 by RBC Capital Markets. Societe Generale downgraded Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Thursday, September 28 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, October 23. On Monday, March 19 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”. The company was maintained on Monday, March 27 by Credit Suisse. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 29 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) on Friday, December 18 with “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 29 by SunTrust.

Accenture plc provides consulting, technology, and outsourcing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $95.73 billion. The Company’s Communications, Media & Technology segment provides professional services that help clients accelerate and deliver digital transformation, and enhance business results through industry-specific solutions for communications, media, and high tech industries, as well as for software platforms. It has a 26.38 P/E ratio. The company??s Financial Services segment offers services that address profitability pressures, industry consolidation, regulatory changes, and the need to continually adapt to new digital technologies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 46 investors sold Accenture plc shares while 391 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 298 raised stakes. 456.70 million shares or 1.01% less from 461.33 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Amp Cap Investors Limited reported 261,576 shares or 0.21% of all its holdings. Moreover, Davenport & Limited Liability Company has 0.92% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Lateef Invest Management Ltd Partnership has 1.67% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Bremer Association has invested 0.05% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). 674,165 are held by Cincinnati Ins Co. 35,701 were reported by Gam Hldg Ag. Bragg Advsrs has 17,105 shares for 0.38% of their portfolio. Glg Limited Liability Corporation invested in 32,200 shares. Headinvest accumulated 42,935 shares. Cap Guardian Commerce holds 0.77% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) or 355,931 shares. Genesee Valley Trust Com has invested 1.6% in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN). Asset Corp accumulated 111,190 shares or 2.78% of the stock. Btim Corp reported 1.55% stake. Park Avenue Llc reported 0.13% stake. Pineno Levin & Ford Asset Management has 2.25% invested in Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN).