Beacon Financial Group Boosted Compass Minerals Int (CMP) Stake; Value Line (VALU)’s Sentiment Is 1.3

Beacon Financial Group increased Compass Minerals Int (CMP) stake by 6.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group acquired 7,302 shares as Compass Minerals Int (CMP)’s stock declined 13.15%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 116,629 shares with $7.57M value, up from 109,327 last quarter. Compass Minerals Int now has $2.31 billion valuation. It closed at $68.15 lastly. It is up 13.31% since February 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Value Line, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells investment periodicals and related publications primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $182.66 million. The Company’s investment periodicals and related publications cover a range of investments, including stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds , options, and convertible securities. It has a 26.82 P/E ratio. The firm offers comprehensive research services, such as The Value Line Investment Survey, The Value Line Investment Survey – Small and Mid-Cap, The Value Line 600, The Value Line Small & Mid-Cap 300, and The Value Line Fund Advisor Plus, which provide statistical and text coverage of various investment securities with an emphasis placed on its proprietary research, analysis, and statistical ranks.

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Value Line, Inc. for 15,951 shares. Teton Advisors Inc. owns 33,089 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gabelli Funds Llc has 0.01% invested in the company for 53,782 shares. The New York-based American International Group Inc has invested 0% in the stock. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc., a Nebraska-based fund reported 91 shares.

The stock decreased 2.03% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $18.83. About 2,928 shares traded. Value Line, Inc. (VALU) has risen 9.98% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.72% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Compass Minerals (NYSE:CMP), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Compass Minerals has $90.0 highest and $6300 lowest target. $70.71’s average target is 3.76% above currents $68.15 stock price. Compass Minerals had 22 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, July 6. The firm has “Sell” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt given on Wednesday, October 5. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, July 13. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 17 report. Monness Crespi & Hardt maintained the shares of CMP in report on Monday, December 21 with “Sell” rating. As per Monday, June 5, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, July 13. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, September 8. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, September 25 by JP Morgan. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was upgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt.

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