Is Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (Staten Island, NY) Stock a Sell after Michael Widmer’s Insider Trade?; Forward Industries (FORD) Sentiment Is 1.6

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Forward Industries Inc (FORD) investors sentiment decreased to 1.6 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -7.40, from 9 in 2017Q4. The ratio turned negative, as 8 hedge funds started new or increased stock positions, while 5 reduced and sold stock positions in Forward Industries Inc. The hedge funds in our database reported: 1.62 million shares, down from 2.91 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Forward Industries Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 3 Increased: 5 New Position: 3.

More recent Forward Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORD) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Forward Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results” on May 21, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Forward Industries, Equity Bancshares, Bassett Furniture Industries, Primoris …” on May 24, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS) and Solo Technology Holdings, LLC (STH) Receive International A’ Design Award …” with publication date: June 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

It closed at $1.51 lastly. It is down 42.86% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.29% the S&P500.

Acadian Asset Management Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Forward Industries, Inc. for 26,938 shares. Atlantic Trust Group Llc owns 50 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Blackrock Inc. has 0% invested in the company for 452,934 shares. The California-based California Public Employees Retirement System has invested 0% in the stock. Citadel Advisors Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 29,644 shares.

Forward Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, markets, and distributes carry and protective solutions primarily for hand held electronic devices. The company has market cap of $14.30 million. The firm offers hand held electronic devices that include soft-sided carrying cases, bags, clips, hand straps, protective plates, and other accessories made of leather, nylon, vinyl, plastic, PVC, and other synthetic materials. It has a 27.96 P/E ratio. It provides carrying cases and other accessories for medical monitoring and diagnostic kits; and other portable electronic and non-electronic products, such as sporting and recreational products, bar code scanners, smartphones, GPS location devices, tablets, firearms, and other products.

Northfield Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Northfield Bank that provides various banking services and products primarily to individuals and corporate customers. The company has market cap of $805.69 million. It accepts various deposits products, including transaction accounts comprising negotiable orders of withdrawal accounts and non-interest bearing checking accounts; savings accounts, such as money market, passbook, and statement savings; certificates of deposit consisting of individual retirement accounts; and brokered deposits. It has a 30.94 P/E ratio. The firm also offers various loans comprising multifamily and other commercial real estate loans, construction and land loans, commercial and industrial loans, one-to-four family residential real estate loans, and home equity loans and lines of credit.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 selling transactions for $5.77 million activity. Another trade for 20,513 shares valued at $331,318 was sold by Chapman Gil. Klein Steven M had sold 10,747 shares worth $172,182. The insider Lefkowitz Robin sold 1,000 shares worth $16,600. Another trade for 13,021 shares valued at $216,853 was sold by Scura Patrick E Jr. Alexander John Wade had sold 35,365 shares worth $566,777. Doherty Kenneth J sold 19,849 shares worth $316,674. 1,752 shares were sold by Widmer Michael J, worth $28,172 on Tuesday, May 29.

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $16.4. About 49,059 shares traded. Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY) has 0.00% since June 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

After the disclosing of a legal document filled with Security and Exchange Commission; a sale became apparent. The EVP of Northfield Bancorp Inc, Michael Widmer; made a sale in the open market by selling 4,542 shares at an avg market stock price per share of $16.4 of the public company worth approx. $74,553 U.S. Dollars. In the last month, he also unloaded 23,046 shares that are worth about $382,024 USD. At present, Michael Widmer has a total of 157,789 shares or 0.32% of the Company’s market cap.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.55, from 0.9 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 3 investors sold Northfield Bancorp, Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 26.04 million shares or 1.92% more from 25.55 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Citigroup Inc invested in 0% or 24,032 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 16,187 shares. Qs Limited Company, a New York-based fund reported 47 shares. Howe & Rusling Incorporated has invested 0% in Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY). Credit Suisse Ag accumulated 0% or 44,343 shares. Northern Trust Corporation invested in 584,936 shares. Sei Invs holds 0% in Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY) or 130 shares. Hotchkis Wiley Capital Mgmt Lc owns 73,426 shares. Metropolitan Life New York invested 0% of its portfolio in Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY). 14,351 are owned by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 33,792 shares. Principal Fincl Grp invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY). Ameritas Partners stated it has 3,620 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:Staten Island, NY). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department owns 31,107 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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