Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) Forms $34.52 Double Top; Shorts at Wd-40 Company (WDFC) Raised By 5.6%

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) formed double top with $36.59 target or 6.00% above today’s $34.52 share price. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) has $61.77 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $34.52. About 188,528 shares traded. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) has risen 4.10% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.60% the S&P500.

Wd-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) had an increase of 5.6% in short interest. WDFC’s SI was 2.00 million shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 5.6% from 1.89M shares previously. With 62,000 avg volume, 32 days are for Wd-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC)’s short sellers to cover WDFC’s short positions. The SI to Wd-40 Company’s float is 14.77%. The stock increased 1.22% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $128.6. About 5,181 shares traded. WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has declined 4.71% since March 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.41% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Honda Motor Co (NYSE:HMC), 2 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Honda Motor Co has $42.59 highest and $33.04 lowest target. $42.59’s average target is 23.38% above currents $34.52 stock price. Honda Motor Co had 21 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, May 29 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, May 31. The rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole on Friday, May 13 to “Underperform”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 10 report. On Friday, February 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. The firm has “Reduce” rating given on Friday, May 13 by Nomura. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 9. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, May 13. Jefferies maintained Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) rating on Thursday, March 1. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $42.59 target. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Saturday, February 4 by Macquarie Research.

Analysts await Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, up 14.89% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.47 per share. HMC’s profit will be $966.31M for 15.98 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by Honda Motor Co., Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -51.35% negative EPS growth.

WD-40 Company engages in the development and sale of maintenance products, and homecare and cleaning products. The company has market cap of $1.80 billion. It offers multi-purpose maintenance products, including aerosol sprays, non-aerosol trigger sprays, and in liquid-bulk form products under the WD-40 Multi-Use brand name for various consumer uses; specialty maintenance products, such as penetrants, degreasers, corrosion inhibitors, greases, lubricants, and rust removers under the WD-40 Specialist brand name; and bicycle maintenance products under the WD-40 Bike brand name comprising wet and dry chain lubricants, chain cleaners and degreasers, and foaming wash products that are designed for avid and recreational cyclists, bike enthusiasts, and mechanics. It has a 33.83 P/E ratio. The firm also provides multi-purpose and specialty drip oils, and spray lubricant products, as well as other specialty maintenance products under the 3-IN-ONE brand name; and professional spray maintenance products and lubricants for the bike market under the GT85 brand name.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 15 investors sold WD-40 Company shares while 48 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 10.91 million shares or 2.74% less from 11.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qs Invsts Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 603 shares. Td Cap Limited Liability owns 8,008 shares. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.01% or 125,197 shares. Numeric Investors Ltd Liability Corporation, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 66,970 shares. Bancshares owns 0% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 2,520 shares. Stifel Fincl Corp reported 22,770 shares. Tortoise Inv Mgmt Limited Liability reported 85 shares. Moreover, Eagle Asset Management has 0.03% invested in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) for 42,796 shares. Public Sector Pension Investment Board, a Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 8,883 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Co has invested 0.01% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). State Teachers Retirement holds 0.01% or 47,960 shares in its portfolio. First Manhattan Company accumulated 150 shares. Everence Cap reported 2,440 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag invested 0% in WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC). Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0.01% or 19,165 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. WD-40 Company had 12 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. B. Riley & Co downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 19 report. The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 20 by Wunderlich. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Tuesday, October 17. The stock of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) has “Sell” rating given on Saturday, August 8 by Zacks. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Thursday, August 25 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, June 15 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 24 by B. Riley & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the shares of WDFC in report on Thursday, August 31 with “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $936,621 activity. 676 shares were sold by REMBOLT JAY, worth $76,118 on Monday, October 9. 1,690 shares were sold by HOLDSWORTH GEOFFREY, worth $214,377. On Tuesday, February 13 the insider FREEMAN MICHAEL L sold $581,278.