Mary Tuuk, an Insider in Universal Forest Products, Inc. (UFPI), Acquires 10000 shares of the Company; Southwest Airlines Co Has 0.96 Sentiment

Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. The company has market cap of $35.14 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm operated a total of 723 Boeing 737 aircraft; and served 101 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 8 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, and Cuba. It has a 10.32 P/E ratio. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers.

Mary Tuuk, shareholder of Universal Forest Products Inc is the insider, our editorial team want to tell you about. Mr. Mary submitted a report with the U.S. SEC disclosing a trade for 10,000 shares of the stock exchange listed company, the one she is an insider in. At the time of the legal trading deal, the average stock market price of Universal Forest Products Inc was $33.9, making the total purchase worth $339,008 U.S Dollars. Mary Tuuk at the moment has rights to 0.04% of the Company’s market capitalization with ownership of 27,460 shares. 

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Southwest Air’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Southwest Air, 6 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $46.0 while the high is $57.0. The stock’s average target of $51.33 is -14.11% below today’s ($59.76) share price. LUV was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Friday, September 9. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 27. The rating was initiated by Bernstein on Tuesday, October 11 with “Outperform”. The company was initiated on Friday, November 18 by Citigroup. On Thursday, January 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, October 27 by JP Morgan.

Greenbrier Partners Capital Management Llc holds 14.22% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co. for 1.26 million shares. Provident Trust Co owns 2.67 million shares or 6.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gibraltar Capital Management Inc. has 6.08% invested in the company for 123,106 shares. The Texas-based Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd has invested 6.07% in the stock. Tyvor Capital Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 544,715 shares.

The stock decreased 0.94% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $59.76. About 1.49 million shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) has risen 37.63% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 8 insider sales for $7.20 million activity.

Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.81 EPS, up 32.79% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.61 per share. LUV’s profit will be $476.24M for 18.44 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual EPS reported by Southwest Airlines Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.19% EPS growth.

Universal Forest Products, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and markets wood and wood-alternative products for home centers and other retailers. The company has market cap of $2.05 billion. The firm offers preserved and unpreserved dimensional lumber; outdoor living products, including wood composite decking, and decorative lawn and garden products; and engineered wood components, which include roof and floor trusses, wall panels, engineered floor systems, I-joists, and lumber packages. It has a 17.25 P/E ratio. It also provides roof trusses, lumber cut and shaped, plywood, oriented strand board, and dimensional lumber products for use in the construction of manufactured housings; and designs, makes, and installs in-store environments.

Among 2 analysts covering Universal Forest Products (NASDAQ:UFPI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Universal Forest Products has $110.0 highest and $71.0 lowest target. $92.50’s average target is 176.45% above currents $33.46 stock price. Universal Forest Products had 6 analyst reports since October 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 16 by DA Davidson. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson on Tuesday, December 8 to “Underperform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 17. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 20 by DA Davidson. DA Davidson upgraded the shares of UFPI in report on Tuesday, January 12 to “Neutral” rating.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 insider sales for $2.04 million activity. 20,000 Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) shares with value of $743,880 were sold by MISSAD MATTHEW J. The insider COLE MICHAEL R sold $55,000. On Tuesday, October 31 COLEMAN ROBERT D sold $456,765 worth of Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) or 4,100 shares. $114,165 worth of Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) was sold by GREENE CHARLES SCOTT. WEBSTER PATRICK M sold $88,575 worth of stock or 996 shares.

Analysts await Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 23.53% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.34 per share. UFPI’s profit will be $25.71 million for 19.92 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Universal Forest Products, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.44% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 6.72 in 2017 Q3. Its up 5.63, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 25 investors sold Universal Forest Products, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 16.27 million shares or 0.09% more from 16.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 5,524 are owned by Bancorpsouth. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio reported 2,280 shares stake. Oppenheimer Asset accumulated 674 shares or 0% of the stock. Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI). Price T Rowe Md holds 547,689 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas has 0% invested in Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI). Texas Permanent School Fund, Texas-based fund reported 14,909 shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 0.06% stake. Barclays Public Ltd holds 9,823 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern reported 373,192 shares. Great West Life Assurance Com Can has invested 0.01% in Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI). Canada Pension Plan Board has 24,000 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt reported 3,077 shares. Qs holds 0.03% in Universal Forest Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPI) or 33,807 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 47,812 shares stake.