Mairs & Power Has Decreased United Parcel Service (UPS) Holding; Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) Had 7 Bullish Analysts

February 24, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Among 11 analysts covering Helix Energy Solutions (NYSE:HLX), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Helix Energy Solutions had 30 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 30 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of HLX in report on Thursday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. DA Davidson initiated Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Monday, September 21 by Cowen & Co. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Tuesday, April 12. Cowen & Co maintained Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) rating on Friday, October 6. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $9.0 target. The stock of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, June 5. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, October 23 by TheStreet. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 27 by PiperJaffray. See Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) latest ratings:

22/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $10 New Target: $9 Maintain
21/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $14 New Target: $11 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Sell New Target: $7.5 Downgrade
11/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $10.0 Maintain
22/12/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $7.25 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $9.0 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
05/09/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Neutral New Target: $7 Initiates Coverage On
30/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $9.0 Maintain

Mairs & Power Inc decreased United Parcel Service (UPS) stake by 2.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mairs & Power Inc sold 34,093 shares as United Parcel Service (UPS)’s stock declined 3.26%. The Mairs & Power Inc holds 1.20M shares with $144.58M value, down from 1.24 million last quarter. United Parcel Service now has $90.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $105.61. About 4.42M shares traded or 0.55% up from the average. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has risen 2.10% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company has market cap of $977.33 million. It operates through three divisions: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities. It has a 33 P/E ratio. The firm engineers, manages, and conducts well construction, intervention, and abandonment activities in water depths ranging from 200 to 10,000 feet; and operates remotely operated vehicles , trenchers, and ROVDrills for offshore construction, maintenance, and well intervention services.

The stock increased 1.85% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $6.6. About 703,908 shares traded. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) has declined 16.48% since February 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.18% the S&P500.

Among 24 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. United Parcel Service had 69 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley reinitiated United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Tuesday, February 23 with “Underweight” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Loop Capital on Friday, October 27. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Hold” on Friday, February 23. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Wednesday, September 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, July 5, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, August 8. The firm has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna given on Thursday, February 1. The firm has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, October 12. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1 with “Hold”.

Analysts await United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.54 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.32 per share. UPS’s profit will be $1.32 billion for 17.14 P/E if the $1.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.67 actual EPS reported by United Parcel Service, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.78% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 46 investors sold UPS shares while 390 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 395 raised stakes. 451.38 million shares or 0.77% more from 447.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Research Investors has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Usca Ria Lc accumulated 0.42% or 29,540 shares. Fiera Cap Corp accumulated 11,983 shares. Neuberger Berman Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 122,941 shares. Virginia-based Bb&T Securities Limited Liability has invested 0.93% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Bancorporation Of America Corp De reported 13.55M shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. Woodmont Counsel Lc holds 10,013 shares or 0.33% of its portfolio. Sigma Inv Counselors Incorporated reported 100,359 shares stake. Denver Advsr Limited Company has invested 0.01% in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Logan Cap Mgmt accumulated 8,580 shares. Peoples Svcs Corp reported 500 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership has 1.74 million shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Moreover, Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.29% invested in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Price T Rowe Assoc Md reported 0.16% of its portfolio in United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS). Two Sigma Securities Ltd Com accumulated 2,194 shares.

Mairs & Power Inc increased Cyberoptics Corp (NASDAQ:CYBE) stake by 31,100 shares to 194,200 valued at $3.16M in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Msci Eafe Fd (EFA) stake by 5,600 shares and now owns 12,539 shares. Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) was raised too.

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