Insider Sale: Nanometrics (NANO)’s SVP – Corporate Development Kevin Heidrich Sold 1,492 shares; Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Decreased Foot Locker (FL) Holding By $640,290

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Foot Locker Inc (FL) stake by 24.67% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 18,294 shares as Foot Locker Inc (FL)’s stock declined 17.30%. The Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 55,862 shares with $1.97 million value, down from 74,156 last quarter. Foot Locker Inc now has $5.62 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.22% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $46.34. About 3.27 million shares traded. Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) has risen 0.29% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.41% the S&P500.

SVP – Corporate Development, Kevin Heidrich is the Nanometrics Inc’s insider which sold shares of Nanometrics Inc, 1,492 to be precise. The shares were calculated based on a stock price per share $24.5, with the insider sale transaction valued at $36,614 U.S. Dollars. And, It’s sure Kevin’s stocks unloading isn’t going to remain a secret as he presently is possessing 33,590 shares – ( 0.13% of Nanometrics Inc’s Market Cap ).

Analysts await Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) to report earnings on February, 23. They expect $1.23 EPS, down 10.22% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.37 per share. FL’s profit will be $149.09 million for 9.42 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.87 actual EPS reported by Foot Locker, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 41.38% EPS growth.

Among 32 analysts covering Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE:FL), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Foot Locker Inc. had 125 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank upgraded Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) on Friday, November 17 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Monday, November 13. The stock of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Tuesday, January 23. On Thursday, April 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research to “Buy”. Oppenheimer upgraded Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) on Wednesday, January 31 to “Outperform” rating. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. The stock of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Robert W. Baird. On Monday, December 5 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, December 22 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 2 by Guggenheim.

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio increased Ramco (NYSE:RPT) stake by 27,507 shares to 116,488 valued at $1.52 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Mohawk Industries Inc (NYSE:MHK) stake by 7,688 shares and now owns 126,396 shares. Rayonier Inc (NYSE:RYN) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 100 investors sold FL shares while 131 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 106.03 million shares or 8.40% less from 115.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Magnetar Financial Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) for 9,538 shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 3.73 million shares or 0.16% of the stock. The Ohio-based Lenox Wealth has invested 0% in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL). Peak6 Invs Limited Partnership reported 119,264 shares. Parametric Port Assocs Ltd Liability Company owns 316,738 shares. Bryn Mawr Trust stated it has 0.18% in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL). Next invested in 0.01% or 1,475 shares. Victory Cap Mngmt Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) for 2,167 shares. Moreover, Schwerin Boyle Capital Management has 0.83% invested in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) for 210,000 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 39,828 shares. 910 were reported by Orrstown Fincl Svcs. Commonwealth Equity Serv Incorporated holds 11,414 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Assetmark reported 0% in Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL). Tompkins Finance holds 40 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reported 68,852 shares stake.

Since January 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $2.80 million activity. Cipriano Giovanna also sold $1.05 million worth of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) on Friday, January 19. Johnson Richard A sold $1.25 million worth of Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) on Friday, January 19. Shares for $499,339 were sold by MCKENNA MATTHEW M on Tuesday, January 9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.50, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 29 investors sold Nanometrics Incorporated shares while 39 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 20.17 million shares or 2.05% more from 19.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Swiss Bank has 40,800 shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada has 2,038 shares. Price T Rowe Inc Md reported 465,614 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Secs Limited Com invested in 5,493 shares. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Ltd Liability Partnership owns 30,034 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Citigroup Inc has 0% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Pnc Finance Services Grp accumulated 0% or 718 shares. Raymond James And Associate invested in 34,032 shares. Franklin holds 0.01% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) or 624,474 shares. Moreover, Eagle Asset Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 78,522 shares. New York-based Pinebridge Investments Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Great West Life Assurance Co Can, Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 36,141 shares. Hood River Management Ltd Llc owns 900,806 shares. The Nevada-based Navellier has invested 0.07% in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% of its portfolio in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) for 49,581 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Nanometrics (NASDAQ:NANO), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Nanometrics has $3400 highest and $19 lowest target. $24.75’s average target is -4.88% below currents $26.02 stock price. Nanometrics had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, November 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Sector Weight” rating on Wednesday, October 12 by Pacific Crest. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, June 27 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Sell” rating by TheStreet given on Friday, October 16. DA Davidson upgraded the shares of NANO in report on Monday, August 10 to “Neutral” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 12 report.

The stock increased 2.04% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $26.02. About 274,824 shares traded or 36.45% up from the average. Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) has risen 58.49% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.79% the S&P500.

Nanometrics Incorporated provides process control metrology and inspection systems for use primarily in the fabrication of semiconductors and other solid-state devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $665.97 million. It offers automated metrology systems that provide optical critical dimension, thin film metrology, and wafer stress for transistor and interconnect metrology applications; and integrated metrology systems that are installed onto wafer processing equipment to provide near real-time measurements. It has a 22.24 P/E ratio. The company's materials characterization products include systems that are used to monitor the physical, optical, electrical, and material characteristics of discrete electronic industry, opto-electronic, high brightness LEDs, solar photovoltaics, compound semiconductor, strained silicon, and silicon-on-insulator devices, including composition, crystal structure, layer thickness, dopant concentration, contamination, and electron mobility.

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