Today’s Stock Alert: 1.1 is Huntsman Corp’s (NYSE:HUN) Institutional Investor Sentiment

November 30, 2016 - By Ellis Scott   ·   0 Comments

Today's Stock Alert: 1.1 is Huntsman Corp's (NYSE:HUN) Institutional Investor Sentiment

Sentiment for Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN)

Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2016 Q2. Its down -0.03, from 1.13 in 2016Q1. The ratio has dropped, as 143 institutional investors increased or started new positions, while 126 cut down and sold their positions in Huntsman Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 150.82 million shares, down from 153.91 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Huntsman Corp in their top 10 positions decreased from 6 to 5 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 31 Reduced: 95 Increased: 89 New Position: 54.

Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. The company has a market cap of $4.37 billion. The Firm operates all of its businesses through its subsidiary, Huntsman International LLC . It has a 22.23 P/E ratio. It operates in five divisions: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives.

The stock increased 2.34% or $0.43 during the last trading session, hitting $19.05. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 23.70% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.47% the S&P500.

Analysts await Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) to report earnings on February, 9. They expect $0.25 EPS, down 50.98% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.51 per share. HUN’s profit will be $57.35M for 19.05 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.38 actual EPS reported by Huntsman Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.21% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Huntsman Corporation is among the world’s largest global manufacturers of differentiated and commodity chemical products for a variety of industrial and consumer applications.”

Swift Run Capital Management Llc holds 4.94% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation for 575,212 shares. Lapides Asset Management Llc owns 1.85 million shares or 4.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Towle & Co has 3.52% invested in the company for 1.41 million shares. The Florida-based Wilen Investment Management Corp. has invested 2.74% in the stock. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc, a California-based fund reported 518,898 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $10.36 million net activity.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 60% of Huntsman Corporation’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Huntsman Corporation, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $0 while the high is $30. The stock’s average target of $20.36 is 6.88% above today’s ($19.05) share price. HUN was included in 12 notes of analysts from August 3, 2015. TheStreet downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 11 report. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, October 20 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 3 by Nomura. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has “Conviction-Buy” rating given on Monday, August 17 by Goldman Sachs. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, September 29 by Macquarie Research. As per Thursday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 29 by Monness Crespi & Hardt.

HUN Company Profile

Huntsman Corporation, incorporated on October 19, 2004, is a maker of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. The Firm operates all of its businesses through its subsidiary, Huntsman International LLC (Huntsman International). The Firm operates in five divisions: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. The Company’s Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials and Textile Effects divisions produce differentiated organic chemical products and its Pigments and Additives segment produces inorganic chemical products. The Company’s products consist of a range of chemicals and formulations, which the Company markets to consumer and industrial customers. The Company’s products are used in a range of applications, including those in the adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, personal care and hygiene, durable and non-durable consumer products, electronics, medical, packaging, paints and coatings, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals and dye industries. The Company’s product lines include methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), amines, surfactants, maleic anhydride, epoxy polymer formulations, textile chemicals, dyes, titanium dioxide and color pigments. The Firm produces differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products.

Another recent and important Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Huntsman Officer Changes: J. Kimo Esplin Appointed Executive Vice President …” on November 11, 2016.

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