An Insider La Perez Sold 1300 shares of Pool (POOL); Liquidmetal Technologies (LQMT) Has NaN Sentiment

February 23, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Liquidmetal Technologies Inc (LQMT) investors sentiment NaN in 2017 Q3. It’s in 2017Q2. The ratio [12345], as 0 hedge funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 0 decreased and sold equity positions in Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 894,272 shares, down from 1.79 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Liquidmetal Technologies Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 0 Reduced: 0 Increased: 0 New Position: 0.

1,300 shares of Pool Corp were sold by La Perez, the company’s PRESIDENT/CEO. The unloaded shares are valued at nearly $192,734 which has been calculated on the basis of the average transactions stock price ($148.3 for share). La Perez presently owns 909,760 shares which are roughly 2.27% of the Louisiana-based company’s market cap.

Among 8 analysts covering Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Pool Corporation has $160.0 highest and $85 lowest target. $148.67’s average target is 4.56% above currents $142.19 stock price. Pool Corporation had 20 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, February 14, the company rating was maintained by Wedbush. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Friday, July 15 by Johnson Rice. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of POOL in report on Tuesday, September 26 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $125.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Monday, September 21. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, August 25 to “Sector Weight”. The rating was upgraded by William Blair to “Outperform” on Tuesday, July 28. The stock of Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 12 by Sidoti. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Monday, February 27 with “Outperform”. Robert W. Baird maintained Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) rating on Thursday, February 15. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $158.0 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.53 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 34 investors sold Pool Corporation shares while 79 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 36.20 million shares or 1.86% less from 36.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Eagle Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.68% of its portfolio in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) for 1.07 million shares. Verition Fund Ltd Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) for 2,624 shares. Ameriprise holds 0.03% or 561,597 shares. 62,912 were reported by Credit Suisse Ag. The Wisconsin-based Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Communication has invested 0% in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL). Prudential Fincl invested in 38,459 shares. Michigan-based Ww Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL). Amalgamated Natl Bank holds 8,019 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Mgmt Limited holds 422,916 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. Moreover, Us Bancorp De has 0.01% invested in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL). Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.01% or 118 shares. Pacific Investment Mgmt reported 2,826 shares stake. 600,326 are owned by Bancshares Of Ny Mellon Corporation. Citadel Advsrs Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) for 57,332 shares. Bokf Na stated it has 0.01% in Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL).

Pool Corporation distributes swimming pool supplies, equipment, and related leisure products in North America, Europe, South America, and Australia. The company has market cap of $5.71 billion. The firm offers maintenance products, including chemicals, supplies, and pool accessories; repair and replacement parts for pool equipment, such as cleaners, filters, heaters, pumps, and lights; packaged pool kits comprising walls, liners, braces, and coping for in-ground and above-ground pools; pool equipment and components for new pool construction and the remodeling of existing pools; and irrigation and landscape products consisting of irrigation system components and professional lawn care equipment and supplies. It has a 35.89 P/E ratio. It also provides building materials for use in pool installations and remodeling, including concrete, plumbing and electrical components, functional and decorative pool surfaces, decking materials, tiles, hardscapes, and natural stones; and commercial products, such as ASME heaters, safety equipment, and commercial pumps and filters.

Analysts await Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) to report earnings on April, 19. They expect $0.67 earnings per share, up 67.50% or $0.27 from last year’s $0.4 per share. POOL’s profit will be $26.91 million for 53.06 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.21 actual earnings per share reported by Pool Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 219.05% EPS growth.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.79 million activity. $943,366 worth of stock was sold by SLEDD ROBERT C on Monday, December 18. Another trade for 15,502 shares valued at $1.84M was sold by SEYMOUR HARLAN F.

The stock decreased 1.00% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $142.19. About 293,556 shares traded or 35.76% up from the average. Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) has risen 35.85% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.15% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.0019 during the last trading session, reaching $0.2349. About shares traded. Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. (LQMT) has 0.00% since February 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Dowling & Yahnke Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Liquidmetal Technologies Inc. for 213,000 shares. Wesbanco Bank Inc owns 620,307 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Burney Co has 0% invested in the company for 10,965 shares. The New York-based Carret Asset Management Llc has invested 0% in the stock. Huntington National Bank, a Ohio-based fund reported 40,000 shares.

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