Lindsay (LNN) Forms $89.83 Double Top; Metals USA (MUSA) Has 0.72 Sentiment

Murphy USA Inc. operates a chain of retail stores in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.99 billion. The companyÂ’s retail stores offer motor fuel products and convenience merchandise. It has a 19.37 P/E ratio. As of January 3, 2017, it operated approximately 1,400 retail stores located primarily in the Southwest, Southeast, and Midwest United States.

Lindsay Corporation (LNN) formed double top with $93.42 target or 4.00% above today’s $89.83 share price. Lindsay Corporation (LNN) has $963.10M valuation. The stock increased 1.03% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $89.83. About 129,372 shares traded or 34.91% up from the average. Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) has risen 25.75% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.46, from 0.86 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 13 investors sold Lindsay Corporation shares while 37 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 9.95 million shares or 3.33% less from 10.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tower Rech Lc (Trc) has invested 0.01% in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN). Bancorporation Of Mellon Corp has invested 0.01% in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN). Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Co has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN). Advisors Asset Mgmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN). Financial Bank Of America Corp De owns 0% invested in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) for 25,962 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp reported 23,663 shares. Franklin Resource Inc reported 50,036 shares. Mngmt owns 80 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund invested 0% of its portfolio in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN). Prudential Financial Inc, New Jersey-based fund reported 18,006 shares. Piedmont Investment Advsrs Ltd Co reported 2,316 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc invested in 32 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Van Eck Assocs has 0% invested in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) for 1,553 shares. 17,904 were reported by Parametric Portfolio Associates Ltd Liability. John G Ullman holds 2.71% of its portfolio in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN) for 151,191 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Lindsay (NYSE:LNN), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Lindsay had 19 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 24 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 4 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Monday, September 14 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The company was maintained on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, May 24 the stock rating was initiated by Seaport Global with “Neutral”. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of LNN in report on Thursday, October 12 with “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 13 report. On Thursday, June 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Sell”. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

Bancorpsouth Inc holds 7.05% of its portfolio in Murphy USA Inc. for 1.04 million shares. Tyvor Capital Llc owns 468,768 shares or 6.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Southernsun Asset Management Llc has 4.91% invested in the company for 2.89 million shares. The Missouri-based Cutter & Co Brokerage Inc. has invested 2.03% in the stock. Signature Financial Management Inc., a Virginia-based fund reported 84,726 shares.

Analysts await Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE:MUSA) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.04 EPS, down 8.77% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.14 per share. MUSA’s profit will be $36.19M for 20.64 P/E if the $1.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.90 actual EPS reported by Murphy USA Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -45.26% negative EPS growth.

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