Walthausen & Company Has Lowered American Vanguard (AVD) Holding; DXP Enterprises Has 1.51 Sentiment

June 18, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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DXP Enterprises Inc (DXPE) investors sentiment increased to 1.51 in 2018 Q1. It’s up 0.53, from 0.98 in 2017Q4. The ratio is better, as 65 hedge funds increased and started new positions, while 43 sold and reduced their stakes in DXP Enterprises Inc. The hedge funds in our database now have: 13.19 million shares, up from 12.94 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding DXP Enterprises Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 34 Increased: 40 New Position: 25.

Walthausen & Company decreased American Vanguard Corp (AVD) stake by 9.74% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Walthausen & Company sold 67,510 shares as American Vanguard Corp (AVD)’s stock rose 4.90%. The Walthausen & Company holds 625,312 shares with $12.63 million value, down from 692,822 last quarter. American Vanguard Corp now has $670.49 million valuation. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $22.45. About 54,642 shares traded. American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) has risen 23.70% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.13% the S&P500. Some Historical AVD News: ; 09/03/2018 American Vanguard Closes Above 200-Day Average: Technicals; 08/05/2018 – AMERICAN VANGUARD CORP QTRLY EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE OF $0.16; 21/03/2018 – American Vanguard Non-Deal Roadshow Set By SunTrust for Mar. 28; 23/03/2018 – American Vanguard Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average; 13/03/2018 – American Vanguard Declares Quarterly Dividend; 28/03/2018 – American Vanguard at Non-Deal Roadshow Hosted By SunTrust Today; 13/03/2018 – American Vanguard Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average; 08/05/2018 – American Vanguard 1Q EPS 16c; 19/04/2018 – DJ American Vanguard Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (AVD); 12/03/2018 – American Vanguard 4Q EPS 28c

Alphaone Investment Services Llc holds 1.3% of its portfolio in DXP Enterprises, Inc. for 121,579 shares. Hood River Capital Management Llc owns 570,439 shares or 1.25% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Van Berkom & Associates Inc. has 1.21% invested in the company for 1.02 million shares. The Connecticut-based Nantahala Capital Management Llc has invested 1.12% in the stock. Pacific Global Investment Management Co, a California-based fund reported 111,700 shares.

DXP Enterprises, Inc. engages in distributing maintenance, repair, and operating products, equipment, and services to energy and industrial clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $705.89 million. It operates through three divisions: Service Centers, Supply Chain Services, and Innovative Pumping Solutions. It has a 40.75 P/E ratio. The Service Centers segment offers MRO products, equipment, and integrated services, including technical expertise and logistics services.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $2.75 million activity.

The stock increased 0.79% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $40.63. About 27,194 shares traded. DXP Enterprises, Inc. (DXPE) has risen 7.86% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.71% the S&P500. Some Historical DXPE News: ; 14/05/2018 – Lazard Asset Buys New 1.4% Position in DXP Enterprises; 20/03/2018 – DXP Enterprises Access Event Set By Stephens Inc for Mar. 27-28; 08/05/2018 – DXP Enterprises 1Q EPS 24c; 12/03/2018 – DXP Enterprises: Chief Accounting Officer Mac McConnell to Retire, Effective March 31; 20/03/2018 – DXP ENTERPRISES 4Q REV. $265.6M, EST. $248.0M (2 EST.); 20/03/2018 – DXP ENTERPRISES 4Q EPS 36C, EST. 7.0C; 15/05/2018 – Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Buys 1.2% of DXP Enterprises; 08/05/2018 – DXP ENTERPRISES 1Q REV. $285.9M, EST. $271.5M (2 EST.); 09/03/2018 DXP Enterprises Short-Interest Ratio Rises 40% to 9 Days; 15/05/2018 – DXP Enterprises Appoints Gene Padgett Chief Accounting Officer

Analysts await DXP Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXPE) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, up 17.39% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.23 per share. DXPE’s profit will be $4.69M for 37.62 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.24 actual earnings per share reported by DXP Enterprises, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50% EPS growth.

Walthausen & Company increased Addus Homecare Corp (NASDAQ:ADUS) stake by 77,453 shares to 289,614 valued at $14.09 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Kelly Services Inc (NASDAQ:KELYA) stake by 76,690 shares and now owns 217,490 shares. Silgan Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SLGN) was raised too.

Analysts await American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.17 EPS, up 13.33% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.15 per share. AVD’s profit will be $5.08 million for 33.01 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual EPS reported by American Vanguard Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.25% EPS growth.

Another recent and important American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “American Vanguard Declares Quarterly Dividend” on June 11, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.20, from 1.08 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 13 investors sold AVD shares while 45 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 32 raised stakes. 22.78 million shares or 0.79% more from 22.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. The New York-based Ny State Teachers Retirement has invested 0% in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Mason Street Advsr Ltd has invested 0% in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Hbk Invests Lp has invested 0% in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Walthausen Limited Liability holds 1.25% of its portfolio in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) for 625,312 shares. Invesco Limited holds 0% or 67,714 shares in its portfolio. Financial Bank Of America De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 40,421 shares. Victory Mngmt holds 13,468 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Tru Limited Partnership reported 25,185 shares. Fifth Third Savings Bank reported 213 shares. Kennedy Cap invested in 381,503 shares. Northern stated it has 340,024 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Ltd Liability Co stated it has 26,600 shares. Federated Inc Pa, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 187 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd Liability invested 0% in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD). Oppenheimer Asset invested 0.02% in American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD).

Since May 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $286,138 activity. 10,413 American Vanguard Corporation (NYSE:AVD) shares with value of $220,422 were sold by Ingulli Alfred F.. Shares for $65,716 were sold by Porpiglia Peter on Monday, June 11.

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