James Hoffman, Cortland Bancorp (CLDB)’s insider Invested in 35 Shares; Profile of 4 Analysts Covering Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP)

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Among 8 analysts covering Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Compass Minerals had 24 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) on Monday, September 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, October 19 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. As per Monday, September 25, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, December 21 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 17 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 8 with “Hold”. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) on Wednesday, June 15 to “Sector Weight” rating. As per Wednesday, February 14, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $7500 target in Monday, August 7 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. See Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) latest ratings:

15/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $60.0 Downgrade
14/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $70.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.41 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 24 investors sold Compass Minerals International, Inc. shares while 93 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 83 raised stakes. 34.60 million shares or 4.79% less from 36.34 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Us Fincl Bank De invested in 17,003 shares or 0% of the stock. Deprince Race And Zollo holds 1.28% or 796,741 shares in its portfolio. 632,535 were accumulated by Epoch Incorporated. Principal Fincl Group invested in 0.01% or 143,266 shares. Ftb Advsr holds 0% or 175 shares. Millennium Mngmt Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Oxbow Advisors Limited Liability Com has invested 0.4% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Gsa Prns Llp owns 5,224 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) for 3,706 shares. Lenox Wealth Mgmt has 260 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Commerce Bancorporation holds 5,577 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Arcadia Investment Mngmt Corp Mi has 0.01% invested in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP). Mackenzie Corporation has 117,663 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth reported 11,885 shares stake. Vantage Inv Advsrs Ltd Co has invested 0% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP).

Compass Minerals International, Inc., produces and sells salt, and specialty plant nutrition and chemical products in the United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.16 billion. It operates in three divisions: Salt, Plant Nutrition North America, and Plant Nutrition South America. It has a 51.08 P/E ratio. The Salt segment offers sodium chloride and magnesium chloride, including rock salt, mechanically and solar evaporated salt, and brine and flake magnesium chloride products; and purchases potassium chloride and calcium chloride to sell as finished products or to blend with salt to produce specialty products.

Since March 10, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 insider sales for $96,382 activity. Shares for $19,658 were sold by Berger Steven N. on Saturday, March 10. Shares for $99,366 were sold by Malecha Francis Joseph. Standen James D. also sold $21,871 worth of Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) on Saturday, March 10.

The stock increased 2.00% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $63.75. About 215,345 shares traded. Compass Minerals International, Inc. (NYSE:CMP) has declined 10.14% since April 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.69% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to Infinity in Q4 2017. Its up Infinity, from 1 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 0 investors sold Cortland Bancorp shares while 0 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 53,338 shares or 185.67% more from 18,671 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Maltese Capital Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.01% in Cortland Bancorp (OTCMKTS:CLDB). Farmers reported 13,714 shares stake. Huntington Bancorporation stated it has 5,957 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 24 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $22,571 activity. THOMPSON RICHARD B had bought 47 shares worth $1,011. 37 shares were bought by HOFFMAN JAMES E III, worth $796. Koch Joseph E had bought 32 shares worth $810 on Thursday, March 1. Shares for $810 were bought by COLE DAVID C on Thursday, March 1. WOOFTER TIMOTHY K bought $1,491 worth of stock or 71 shares. Another trade for 40 shares valued at $1,012 was made by Vross Anthony R on Thursday, March 1. The insider Langhenry Joseph P bought $796.

Cortland Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for The Cortland Savings and Banking Company that provides commercial and retail banking services in Northeastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. The company has market cap of $101.20 million. The Company’s deposit products include demand deposits, savings, money market, time deposit, and checking accounts. It has a 23.18 P/E ratio. The company??s loan portfolio comprises commercial loans consisting of commercial, financial and agricultural loans, real estate construction and development loans, commercial real estate loans, small business lending, and trade financing; and consumer loans, such as residential real estate, home equity, and installment loans.

Not a long ago, the director of Cortland Bancorp Inc, Mr. James Hoffman, purchased 35 shares, totalling $803 US Dollars, at an average $23.0 for share. This is not his first insider trade, in the last month, he bought another 32 shares worth $810 USD. Currently, Mr. James, has 8,591 shares, which accounts for 0.19% of the company’s market cap.

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