Fred Alger Management Has Lifted Its Electronics For Imaging (EFII) Holding; Superior Uniform Group (SGC) Has 1.41 Sentiment

February 17, 2018 - By Pete Kolinski

Fred Alger Management Inc increased Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFII) stake by 194.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Fred Alger Management Inc acquired 440,189 shares as Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFII)’s stock rose 0.02%. The Fred Alger Management Inc holds 666,989 shares with $28.47 million value, up from 226,800 last quarter. Electronics For Imaging Inc. now has $1.28B valuation. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $28.11. About 473,265 shares traded. Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) has risen 14.13% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.57% the S&P500.

Superior Uniform Group, Inc. manufactures and sells various apparel and accessories in the United States. The company has market cap of $369.34 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Uniforms and Related Products, and Remote Staffing Solutions. It has a 21.42 P/E ratio. The Uniforms and Related Products segment makes and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel, and accessories for the personnel of hospitals and health facilities; hotels, commercial buildings, residential buildings, and food service facilities; retail stores; general and special purpose industrial uses; commercial enterprises; public and private safety and security organizations; and miscellaneous service uses.

Fred Alger Management Inc decreased Nike Inc Cl B (NYSE:NKE) stake by 273,594 shares to 407,603 valued at $21.13M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Shutterstock Inc (NYSE:SSTK) stake by 18,954 shares and now owns 4,113 shares. Puma Biotechnology Inc (NYSE:PBYI) was reduced too.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $1.29 million activity. GECHT GUY also sold $265,459 worth of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) on Friday, October 27.

Among 13 analysts covering Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Electronics for Imaging had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Longbow to “Neutral”. The stock of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 26. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 27. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, September 22. Citigroup maintained Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) rating on Thursday, April 21. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $60 target. Longbow upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. The stock of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 27. The stock of Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. Needham initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 27 report. The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by William Blair.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.35, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 36 investors sold EFII shares while 53 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 47.36 million shares or 5.96% less from 50.36 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Panagora Asset reported 13,711 shares. Nationwide Fund holds 0.04% or 262,848 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 5.62M shares. Stoneridge Invest Prtnrs Limited Company owns 6,604 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 63,510 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Neuberger Berman Grp Inc Inc Limited Company has 0% invested in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 5,550 shares. First LP holds 0% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) or 6,426 shares. Pinebridge Invests Limited Partnership owns 24,136 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Symons Management Incorporated has invested 0.12% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Moreover, New York State Teachers Retirement has 0% invested in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 22,500 shares. Ontario – Canada-based Bancshares Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). 13,200 were reported by First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans stated it has 0% in Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). 358,999 are held by Principal Fincl.

Pembroke Management Ltd holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Superior Uniform Group, Inc. for 535,900 shares. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. owns 263,175 shares or 0.53% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.46% invested in the company for 76,814 shares. The Utah-based Wasatch Advisors Inc has invested 0.15% in the stock. Menta Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 28,416 shares.

Analysts await Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGC) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.29 earnings per share, up 7.41% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.27 per share. SGC’s profit will be $4.31 million for 21.42 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual earnings per share reported by Superior Uniform Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.12% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.69% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $24.85. About 12,666 shares traded. Superior Uniform Group, Inc. (SGC) has 0.00% since February 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $377,300 activity.

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