Disciplined Growth Investors Raised Geospace Technologies Com (GEOS) Stake By $764,000; Esterline Technologies (ESL) Had 4 Bulls

July 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Among 11 analysts covering Esterline Techs (NYSE:ESL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Esterline Techs had 23 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, August 15 to “Buy”. The stock of Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 12. The rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, January 19 with “Buy”. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of ESL in report on Monday, May 9 with “Neutral” rating. Canaccord Genuity downgraded the shares of ESL in report on Friday, February 5 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, June 21. The stock has “Hold” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Thursday, February 4. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 23 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 15 to “Outperform”. As per Friday, February 5, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. See Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) latest ratings:

23/06/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $92.0000 Maintain
21/06/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $90.0000 Maintain
21/04/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Hold New Target: $86.00 Maintain
19/04/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $92.00 Maintain
19/01/2017 Broker: Suntrust Robinson Rating: Buy Initiate
19/01/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy Initiate

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc increased Geospace Technologies Corp Com (GEOS) stake by 8.13% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc acquired 38,200 shares as Geospace Technologies Corp Com (GEOS)’s stock declined 18.80%. The Disciplined Growth Investors Inc holds 507,925 shares with $10.34M value, up from 469,725 last quarter. Geospace Technologies Corp Com now has $184.56 million valuation. The stock declined 1.07% or $0.15 reaching $13.82 on the news. About 39,403 shares traded. Geospace Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:GEOS) has declined 6.18% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.88% the S&P500.

Disciplined Growth Investors Inc decreased Ubiquiti Networks Inc Com (NASDAQ:UBNT) stake by 7,290 shares to 1.20M valued at $69.52 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Ultra Petroleum Corp Com (NYSE:UPL) stake by 66,255 shares and now owns 13.95 million shares. Cabelas Inc Com (NYSE:CAB) was reduced too.

Since February 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 selling transactions for $26.51 million activity. $2.71 million worth of Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) was sold by First Pacific Advisors – LLC. GEORGE ROBERT DAVID sold $1.54M worth of stock. $620,455 worth of stock was sold by YOST ALBERT S on Friday, May 19. On Monday, February 13 the insider MASON MARCIA J sold $972,000.

About 50,460 shares traded. Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) has risen 43.50% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.80% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 1.44 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 12 investors sold Esterline Technologies Corporation shares while 52 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 25.96 million shares or 0.60% more from 25.80 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Aperio Grp Inc Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL). Clinton Group Inc Inc has 6,947 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. First Pacific Advisors Lc, California-based fund reported 3.65 million shares. 24,980 are held by Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas. First Allied Advisory Serv holds 0.01% or 2,828 shares. Liberty Mutual Asset Mgmt has invested 0.04% in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL). Mutual Of America Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 23,231 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Llc stated it has 1,300 shares. Franklin Res Incorporated accumulated 0.03% or 551,900 shares. Capstone Asset Mgmt invested in 2,824 shares. Kennedy Cap Mngmt has 49,679 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Caprock Incorporated owns 2,265 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Sys accumulated 0.02% or 13,207 shares. 22,409 are owned by Oxford Asset Management. Tradewinds Cap Mgmt holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) for 1,500 shares.

Esterline Technologies Corporation is a specialized manufacturing company. The company has market cap of $3.00 billion. The Firm designs, makes and markets engineered products and systems for application within the industries it serves. It has a 20.22 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: Avionics & Controls, Sensors & Systems, and Advanced Materials.

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