Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.37, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 26 investors sold A. Schulman, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 22.12 million shares or 7.09% less from 23.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Tocqueville Asset Mngmt L P holds 41,100 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Moreover, Northern Trust has 0.01% invested in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Goldman Sachs Group has invested 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board, Wisconsin-based fund reported 165,270 shares. Silver Capital Mgmt Ltd Llc has 21,730 shares. Swiss Fincl Bank reported 48,400 shares stake. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 39,679 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York invested in 0% or 18,800 shares. Nationwide Fund, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 15,512 shares. Geode Cap Limited Liability Co reported 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Citigroup has 0% invested in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) for 16,994 shares. Wells Fargo Co Mn reported 594,816 shares stake. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag, Germany-based fund reported 123,365 shares. Savings Bank Of Mellon has invested 0% of its portfolio in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM). Sei Co has invested 0% in A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM).
The stock of Schulman A Incorporated (NASDAQ:SHLM) registered a decrease of 19.4% in short interest. SHLM’s total short interest was 430,100 shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 19.4% from 533,600 shares, reported previously. With 166,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their SHLM’s short positions. The short interest to Schulman A Incorporated’s float is 1.51%.
The stock increased 0.90% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $39.1. About 108,234 shares traded. A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) has risen 17.55% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.85% the S&P500.
A. Schulman, Inc. manufactures and supplies plastic compounds and resins. The company has market cap of $1.14 billion. It offers custom performance colors, including standard and customized colors, organic and inorganic pigments, high chroma colors in translucent or opaque formats, and special effects. It has a 45.47 P/E ratio. The firm also provides engineered composites, such as thermoset bulk, sheet, and thick molding compounds, as well as high performance engineered structural composite solutions for original equipment manufacturers and custom molders.
A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) Ratings Coverage
Among 8 analysts covering Schulman A (NASDAQ:SHLM), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Schulman A had 17 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, October 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Gabelli to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Longbow on Wednesday, January 6 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 15 by Gabelli. The stock of A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Longbow. The rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy” on Tuesday, August 18. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global on Thursday, November 17. Northcoast upgraded the shares of SHLM in report on Friday, August 26 to “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, September 22, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was downgraded by TheStreet to “Buy”. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, March 14.
More recent A. Schulman, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHLM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “A. Schulman Declares Regular and Convertible Special Stock Cash Dividends” on January 05, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “A. Schulman to Webcast Fiscal 2018 First-Quarter Earnings Conference Call” on December 18, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “A. Schulman, Inc. From The Perspective Of A Preferred Investor” with publication date: September 25, 2017 was also an interesting one.