Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) Forms $19.95 Double Top; Consumers Energy Co (CMS)’s Sentiment Is 1.4

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Consumers Energy Co (CMS) investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.43, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 216 active investment managers opened new or increased positions, while 154 trimmed and sold positions in Consumers Energy Co. The active investment managers in our database now own: 235.44 million shares, up from 234.63 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Consumers Energy Co in top ten positions decreased from 5 to 3 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 26 Reduced: 128 Increased: 164 New Position: 52.

Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) formed double top with $20.55 target or 3.00% above today’s $19.95 share price. Northwest Pipe Company (NWPX) has $193.99 million valuation. The stock decreased 2.16% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $19.95. About 14,909 shares traded. Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ:NWPX) has risen 17.71% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.16% the S&P500.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy firm primarily in Michigan. The company has market cap of $13.33 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. It has a 28.77 P/E ratio. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity.

Bruce & Co. Inc. holds 5.51% of its portfolio in CMS Energy Corporation for 538,300 shares. Crow Point Partners Llc owns 600,000 shares or 4.48% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hedeker Wealth Llc has 2.26% invested in the company for 61,374 shares. The Massachusetts-based Contravisory Investment Management Inc. has invested 2.25% in the stock. Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co, a Illinois-based fund reported 2.49 million shares.

The stock increased 1.59% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $47.18. About 2.93 million shares traded. CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) has declined 0.78% since April 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.33% the S&P500.

Analysts await Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ:NWPX) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $-0.15 earnings per share, up 55.88% or $0.19 from last year’s $-0.34 per share. After $-0.03 actual earnings per share reported by Northwest Pipe Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 400.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 2 analysts covering Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ:NWPX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Northwest Pipe Company has $24 highest and $10 lowest target. $17’s average target is -14.79% below currents $19.95 stock price. Northwest Pipe Company had 3 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

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