Alan Krenek Sold 300 shares of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (BAS) in an Insider Trade; Shorts at Caladrius Biosciences (CLBS) Raised By 11.73%

Basic Energy Services Inc’s SVP – CFO – Secretary – Treasurer Alan Krenek made a sale of 300 shares of the Pinksheet-listed company in a stock market transaction dated February 8, 2018. The insider shares were unloaded at an average price per share of $17.0, for a cumulative sell value of $5,086. He also sold 300 shares with a total value $7,748 USD in the last month. Alan now has rights to 50,152 shares accounting for 0.19% of the Company’s market cap

Caladrius Biosciences Incorporated (NASDAQ:CLBS) had an increase of 11.73% in short interest. CLBS’s SI was 50,500 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 11.73% from 45,200 shares previously. With 73,800 avg volume, 1 days are for Caladrius Biosciences Incorporated (NASDAQ:CLBS)’s short sellers to cover CLBS’s short positions. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.86. About 10,460 shares traded. Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLBS) has declined 9.24% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Basic Energy Services has $51 highest and $1.50 lowest target. $12.38’s average target is -29.18% below currents $17.48 stock price. Basic Energy Services had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, February 22 by Iberia Capital Partners. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 11. The stock of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Iberia Capital Partners. The stock has “Accumulate” rating by Tudor Pickering on Wednesday, September 9. The rating was downgraded by Howard Weil on Monday, December 14 to “Sector Perform”. As per Monday, February 22, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with “In-Line” rating in Monday, October 26 report. On Monday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Howard Weil with “Sector Perform”. The stock of Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, November 6.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. The company has market cap of $454.97 million. The Company’s Completion and Remedial Services segment offers pumping services, such as cementing, acidizing, fracturing, nitrogen, and pressure testing; rental and fishing tools; coiled tubing; snubbing services; thru-tubing; cased-hole wireline services; and underbalanced drilling in low pressure and fluid sensitive reservoirs. It has a 8.04 P/E ratio. This segment operates 281 pumping units; and 47 air compressor packages.

Analysts await Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) to report earnings on March, 22. They expect $-0.28 earnings per share, up 76.27% or $0.90 from last year’s $-1.18 per share. After $-0.24 actual earnings per share reported by Basic Energy Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.67% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $17.48. About 383,448 shares traded. Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:BAS) has 0.00% since February 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.