Ward Mcconnell, Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (ARTW)’s insider Purchased 6,600 Shares; The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX) Covered By 5 Bullish Analysts Last Week

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Among 15 analysts covering Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Greenbrier Companies had 31 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, December 14 by Cowen & Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of GBX in report on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, April 9 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. CLSA downgraded The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) on Thursday, January 19 to “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 14 with “Outperform”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, September 30 by CLSA. On Friday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”. Wells Fargo maintained The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) rating on Monday, April 9. Wells Fargo has “Hold” rating and $5000 target. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, January 3 by Longbow. See The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) latest ratings:

09/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0000 Maintain
08/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $55 New Target: $54 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $65 Initiates Coverage On

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.42, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 17 investors sold The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 33.05 million shares or 6.18% more from 31.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Denver Invest Advsr Lc has 1.08% invested in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Citadel Advisors Llc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) for 603,423 shares. The Virginia-based Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has invested 0% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Stifel Financial Corporation has invested 0% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 303,405 shares in its portfolio. Savings Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation holds 1.12 million shares. Blackrock, New York-based fund reported 3.88M shares. Federated Invsts Pa owns 324,977 shares. Walleye Trading Lc holds 13,855 shares. Loomis Sayles & L P reported 675 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp accumulated 1.90M shares. Illinois-based Zacks Investment Mngmt has invested 0.05% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Reilly Advsrs Ltd Liability Com invested in 0% or 100 shares. 28,258 were reported by Aperio Gp Limited Liability Co. Lsv Asset Mgmt owns 581,427 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, makes, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.42 billion. The Company’s Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max railcar, and multi-max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation; conventional railcars, such as boxcars, covered hopper cars, center partition cars, bulkhead flat cars, and solid waste service flat cars; and pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, coil cars, coal cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges. It has a 9.78 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Wheels & Parts segment provides wheel services, including reconditioning of wheels and axles, new axle machining and finishing, and axle downsizing; and reconditions and makes railcar cushioning units, couplers, yokes, side frames, bolsters, and various other parts, as well as produces roofs, doors, and associated parts for boxcars.

The stock increased 0.68% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.15. About 382,171 shares traded. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has risen 23.22% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.67% the S&P500.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 selling transactions for $707,820 activity. $357,320 worth of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) was sold by Centurion Alejandro on Wednesday, April 11.

The stock increased 3.70% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $2.8. About 13,193 shares traded or 86.42% up from the average. Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) has declined 37.77% since May 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.32% the S&P500.

Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. makes and sells agricultural equipment, specialized modular science buildings, and steel cutting tools. The company has market cap of $11.76 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Agricultural Products, Modular Buildings, and Tools. It currently has negative earnings. The Agricultural Products segment offers specialized farm machineries, including portable and stationary animal feed processing equipment and related attachments; hay and forage equipment; portable grain augers; manure spreaders; sugar beet harvesting equipment; land maintenance equipment; moldboard plows; potato harvesters; reels for combines and swathers; snow and silage blowers; and after-market service parts under the Art's-Way, Miller Pro, Roda, M&W, Badger, and UHC by Art's-Way brands.

Since February 8, 2018, it had 7 buys, and 0 sales for $134,481 activity. $52 worth of Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) was bought by MCCONNELL J WARD JR on Tuesday, April 24. MCCONNELL MARC H also bought $24,167 worth of Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) on Thursday, February 8.

Investors sentiment increased to 7 in 2017 Q4. Its up 6.20, from 0.8 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. shares while 0 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 275,036 shares or 207.21% more from 89,527 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Shufro Rose And Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW). Blackrock Incorporated owns 0% invested in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) for 304 shares. 14,518 were accumulated by Savings Bank Of Mellon Corp. Renaissance Ltd Company owns 26,110 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 11,851 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag invested in 15,610 shares or 0% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Ltd has invested 0% in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW). Thompson Davis & Communications owns 0.02% invested in Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (NASDAQ:ARTW) for 3,313 shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn holds 1 shares. Royal Bancshares Of Canada accumulated 0% or 1 shares. 2 are owned by Bank Of America Corporation De. Asset Advsr reported 10,000 shares.

Based on an average price per share of $2.6, Ward Mcconnell, the Arts Way Manufacturing Co Inc’s director bought 6,600 shares of Arts Way Manufacturing Co Inc worth close to $17,152 USD. In the last 30 days, he also obtained 15,087 shares with a market value $37,742 USD. At present, he has ownership of 1.76 million shares or 41.79% of Arts Way Manufacturing Co Inc’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding).

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