US Concrete (USCR) Analysts See $0.83 EPS, Tegna (TGNA) Shorts Increased By 9.23%

July 17, 2017 - By Pete Kolinski

Tegna Incorporated (NYSE:TGNA) had an increase of 9.23% in short interest. TGNA’s SI was 17.38 million shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 9.23% from 15.91 million shares previously. With 11.30 million avg volume, 2 days are for Tegna Incorporated (NYSE:TGNA)’s short sellers to cover TGNA’s short positions. The SI to Tegna Incorporated’s float is 8.12%. The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $14.51. About 1.80 million shares traded. Tegna Inc (NYSE:TGNA) has risen 3.02% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.68% the S&P500.

Analysts expect US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) to report $0.83 EPS on August, 3.They anticipate $0.41 EPS change or 97.62% from last quarter’s $0.42 EPS. USCR’s profit would be $13.19 million giving it 23.49 P/E if the $0.83 EPS is correct. After having $0.46 EPS previously, US Concrete Inc’s analysts see 80.43% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $78. About 128,875 shares traded. US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) has risen 14.26% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.44% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.26, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 23 investors sold US Concrete Inc shares while 60 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 17.11 million shares or 7.47% more from 15.93 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley, a New York-based fund reported 225,751 shares. Stevens Cap L P holds 8,086 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Sg Americas holds 0% or 1,608 shares in its portfolio. Invest Counselors Of Maryland Limited Liability Co owns 300,970 shares. Lazard Asset Limited owns 1,800 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 179,641 were reported by Gm Advisory. Mesirow Investment Mngmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR). Waddell And Reed Finance Inc stated it has 0.02% in US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR). 12,962 were accumulated by Panagora Asset Mngmt. Citigroup reported 28,636 shares stake. Boston holds 0.15% or 95,040 shares in its portfolio. Next Century Growth Investors Lc holds 565,261 shares or 2.27% of its portfolio. Northern Tru stated it has 200,967 shares. Glenmede Tru Na has 0.2% invested in US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) for 562,076 shares. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can owns 474 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Among 4 analysts covering U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. U.S. Concrete had 5 analyst reports since November 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Sidoti on Tuesday, November 24 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by BB&T Capital on Thursday, April 21 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Tuesday, December 15 with “Neutral”. Sidoti downgraded the shares of USCR in report on Wednesday, April 20 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 9 by DA Davidson.

Since January 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $3.05 million activity. POULSEN NIEL L had sold 12,957 shares worth $906,990 on Wednesday, March 15. The insider Kohutek Kevin sold $17,725. 6,500 shares valued at $442,539 were sold by SANDBROOK WILLIAM J on Wednesday, May 24. 3,000 US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) shares with value of $209,507 were sold by Peabody Mark Baker. ROBERTS JEFFREY W also sold $162,792 worth of US Concrete Inc (NASDAQ:USCR) shares.

U.S. Concrete, Inc. is a producer of ready-mixed concrete in select geographic markets in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.24 billion. The Firm conducts its activities through two business divisions: ready-mixed concrete and aggregate products. It has a 50.18 P/E ratio. The ready-mixed concrete segment engages principally in the formulation, production and delivery of ready-mixed concrete to its customers’ job sites.

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