Jeffrey Mirvis Buys 1000 shares of Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (MPAA) in an Insider Trading; Westport Innovations Has 1 Sentiment

Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a transportation technology company, provides low-emission engine and fuel system technologies utilizing gaseous fuels in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company has market cap of $400.27 million. The firm operates in four divisions: Automotive, Industrial, Corporate and Technology Investments, and Cummins Westport Joint Venture. It currently has negative earnings. It designs, makes, and sells compressed natural gas , liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG) components and systems to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers.

The insider, and Motorcar Parts America Inc’s shareholder, Jeffrey Mirvis, bought 1,000 company shares on February 14, 2018, that are worth around $21,086 (at $21.1 per each share). The legal report was made public on February 14, 2018 with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission and is now accessible online here. The probability of this deal staying ignored is nil because it’s new, with the shareholder now having rights to 14,387 shares — that is 0.08% of Motorcar Parts America Inc’s market cap.

The stock increased 8.81% or $1.99 during the last trading session, reaching $24.59. About 432,436 shares traded or 123.00% up from the average. Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) has risen 7.21% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.49% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.39, from 1.66 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 8 investors sold Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 18.94 million shares or 1.74% more from 18.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Summit Creek Limited Liability Company accumulated 1.28% or 220,660 shares. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 0% invested in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). River Road Asset Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.52% of its portfolio in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). The Quebec – Canada-based Sector Pension Inv Board has invested 0% in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). Oppenheimer Asset Management Incorporated holds 0% in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) or 58 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 339,143 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.01% invested in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). Envestnet Asset Mngmt holds 4,410 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% of its portfolio in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). Schafer Cullen Capital Mngmt holds 0% in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) or 7,180 shares. Alps accumulated 0% or 17,687 shares. Granite Point Capital Mngmt Lp holds 41,300 shares. Miles Inc accumulated 0.15% or 8,927 shares. Prudential Fincl owns 31,470 shares. Blackrock Inc invested in 2.35M shares or 0% of the stock.

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. manufactures, remanufactures, and distributes automotive aftermarket parts. The company has market cap of $469.03 million. The firm offers rotating electrical products, including alternators and starters; wheel hub assemblies and bearings; brake master cylinders; and other products, such as turbochargers and brake power boosters for import and domestic cars, light trucks, heavy duty, agricultural, and industrial applications. It has a 28.23 P/E ratio. It sells its products to automotive retail chain stores and warehouse distributors; and the professional repair market, as well as various automobile manufacturers for their aftermarket programs and warranty replacement programs in North America.

Among 7 analysts covering Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Motorcar Parts of America has $44 highest and $26.0 lowest target. $39.29’s average target is 59.78% above currents $24.59 stock price. Motorcar Parts of America had 16 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) earned “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Tuesday, June 13. As per Tuesday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. On Wednesday, August 10 the stock rating was downgraded by B. Riley & Co to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Roth Capital. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 17 to “Sell”. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by TH Capital. The stock of Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 18 by Roth Capital. The rating was initiated by Sidoti with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by B. Riley & Co. TH Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 10 report.

The stock increased 4.05% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $3.08. About 1.67 million shares traded or 65.06% up from the average. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT) has declined 16.22% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.92% the S&P500.

Analysts await Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) to report earnings on March, 26. They expect $-0.13 earnings per share, up 45.83% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.24 per share. After $-0.12 actual earnings per share reported by Westport Fuel Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.33% negative EPS growth.

Pembroke Management Ltd holds 1.57% of its portfolio in Westport Fuel Systems Inc. for 3.95 million shares. Manatuck Hill Partners Llc owns 973,900 shares or 1.56% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Grace & White Inc Ny has 0.99% invested in the company for 1.46 million shares. The Oregon-based Hood River Capital Management Llc has invested 0.5% in the stock. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv, a Georgia-based fund reported 19,100 shares.