Jefferies Gives Kosmos Energy (KOS) $7.1000 Target; Schnitzer Steel Industries Has 1.21 Sentiment

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Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc (SCHN) investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.11, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 82 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 68 cut down and sold their equity positions in Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. The institutional investors in our database now have: 23.68 million shares, up from 23.36 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc in top ten stock positions increased from 3 to 4 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 18 Reduced: 50 Increased: 53 New Position: 29.

Jefferies downgraded Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS)‘s stock to a “Hold” rating. The ratings change was issued to clients in a a research report today. The firm after the upgrade has a $7.1000 target price per share on firm.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. recycles ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals; and makes finished steel products worldwide. The company has market cap of $789.65 million. It operates through two divisions, Auto and Metals Recycling and Steel Manufacturing Business (SMB). It has a 13.29 P/E ratio. The AMR segment buys, collects, processes, recycles, sells, and brokers scrap metals, as well as processes mixed and large pieces of scrap metal into smaller pieces by crushing, torching, shearing, shredding, and sorting.

More news for Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” on April 09, 2018. Investorplace.com‘s article titled: “7 A-Rated Materials Stocks to Buy” and published on April 13, 2018 is yet another important article.

Rutabaga Capital Management Llc Ma holds 4.13% of its portfolio in Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. for 536,066 shares. Orca Investment Management Llc owns 112,544 shares or 3.3% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lesa Sroufe & Co has 3.1% invested in the company for 111,891 shares. The British Columbia – Canada-based Vertex One Asset Management Inc. has invested 2.46% in the stock. Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc., a Oregon-based fund reported 116,248 shares.

It closed at $30.05 lastly. It is down 56.62% since May 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.07% the S&P500.

Analysts await Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) to report earnings on June, 25. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, up 80.36% or $0.45 from last year’s $0.56 per share. SCHN’s profit will be $26.54 million for 7.44 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.90 actual earnings per share reported by Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.22% EPS growth.

Another recent and important Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “26 Stocks Moving In Monday’s Mid-Day Session” on May 07, 2018.

Among 15 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Kosmos Energy has $13.0 highest and $4.50 lowest target. $8.70’s average target is 20.17% above currents $7.24 stock price. Kosmos Energy had 49 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, March 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, February 26 with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $800 target in Friday, July 21 report. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 29 by Deutsche Bank. BMO Capital Markets maintained Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) on Monday, September 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 20 with “Equal-Weight”. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11.0 target in Tuesday, October 24 report. As per Friday, August 25, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 5 by TheStreet. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 31 to “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.78 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.49, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold Kosmos Energy Ltd. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 389.60 million shares or 3.03% less from 401.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Fmr Ltd Llc accumulated 0% or 157,100 shares. Ohio-based Meeder Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). 7.13 million were accumulated by Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Llc. Price T Rowe Inc Md holds 10.38 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc holds 512,151 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Swiss Financial Bank owns 0% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 397,800 shares. Point72 Asset L P has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Parkside Savings Bank And Tru reported 2,505 shares stake. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 0% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 55,000 shares. Comerica Retail Bank invested 0% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Legal General Public Limited Co accumulated 0% or 399,542 shares. D E Shaw, New York-based fund reported 521,319 shares. Raymond James Fincl Svcs Advsr has 67,509 shares. State Of Wisconsin Board reported 47,060 shares stake. Sailingstone Cap Prtn Lc has 4.45% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS).

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