The Insider, Elie Melhem Unloaded 3,449 Shares of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS); AC Immune SA (ACIU) Shorts Down By 5.03%

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AC Immune SA (NASDAQ:ACIU) had a decrease of 5.03% in short interest. ACIU’s SI was 1.71 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 5.03% from 1.80 million shares previously. With 54,800 avg volume, 31 days are for AC Immune SA (NASDAQ:ACIU)’s short sellers to cover ACIU’s short positions. The SI to AC Immune SA’s float is 7.9%. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $10. About 625 shares traded. AC Immune SA (NASDAQ:ACIU) has declined 3.68% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.23% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Watts Water Technologies, Inc. shares while 58 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 25.52 million shares or 1.15% less from 25.81 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Eulav Asset Management holds 0.03% or 7,100 shares in its portfolio. John G Ullman & Assocs holds 1.7% or 112,324 shares. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.03% in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Gabelli Funds Ltd Co reported 0.24% in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Liability Com invested in 0.05% or 10,806 shares. Manchester Cap Limited Liability has invested 0.12% in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). 8,627 were reported by Metropolitan Life Insurance. Moreover, Citadel Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) for 29,233 shares. Piedmont Inv Advsr Llc has invested 0.01% in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Natixis Asset Mngmt reported 116,660 shares stake. Welch Forbes Ltd Llc reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Moreover, Bnp Paribas Asset Mgmt has 0.03% invested in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Sg Americas has invested 0% of its portfolio in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement stated it has 15,863 shares. Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Llp Ma owns 91 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Elie Melhem is the President- APAC – M. East – Afr. of Watts Water Technologies Inc. He recently unloaded 3,449 shares in the ‘s company with the deal value totalling about $265,942 USD. This number is according to the filing revealed price of $77.1 per each share. Dated 17-05-2018, this significant trade by Elie Melhem was made public in a public report filed together with the DC-based SEC. It is available for review here. Currently, Mr. Elie, has in hand 27,519 shares, which accounts for 0.08% of the company’s market cap.

Among 12 analysts covering Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Watts Water Technologies has $95.0 highest and $54 lowest target. $73.57’s average target is -4.64% below currents $77.15 stock price. Watts Water Technologies had 32 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Boenning & Scattergood maintained the shares of WTS in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) has “Perform” rating given on Monday, January 4 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, October 15. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Robert W. Baird. As per Tuesday, February 13, the company rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood. The stock of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 21 by Zacks. Northcoast maintained Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) rating on Thursday, January 18. Northcoast has “Buy” rating and $90.0 target. The stock of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) earned “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Wednesday, February 14.

Another recent and important Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Watts Water Technologies Reports Strong Start to 2018” on May 03, 2018.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, makes, and sells products and solutions that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets. The company has market cap of $2.64 billion. It offers residential and commercial flow control products, including backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, and thermostatic mixing valves. It has a 36.39 P/E ratio. The firm also provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and gas products comprising commercial high-efficiency boilers, water heaters, and heating solutions; hydronic and electric heating systems for under-floor radiant applications; custom heat and hot water solutions; hydronic pump groups for boiler manufacturers and alternative energy control packages; and flexible stainless steel connectors for natural and liquid propane gas in commercial food service and residential applications.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $7.74 million activity. Melhem Elie sold $264,493 worth of stock or 3,420 shares. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider Pagano Robert J Jr sold $1.25 million. Shares for $3.86 million were sold by HORNE TIMOTHY P on Thursday, March 8. Trapp Todd A sold $681,014 worth of stock or 8,975 shares. $526,043 worth of stock was sold by Nanda Munish on Thursday, February 15.

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $77.15. About 5,999 shares traded. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) has risen 26.34% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.79% the S&P500.

Analysts await Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $1.00 EPS, up 20.48% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.83 per share. WTS’s profit will be $34.15M for 19.29 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by Watts Water Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.95% EPS growth.

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