The Insider Joseph Rupp Unloaded 10000 shares of Quanex Building Products (NX); 4 Analysts Are Bullish Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (LXRX) Last Week

Quanex Building Products Corp director and an insider Joseph Rupp in the last few days sold 10,000 company shares worth $177,147 at an average cost of $17.7.

Among 9 analysts covering Lexicon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:LXRX), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals had 20 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup initiated it with “Buy” rating and $21 target in Tuesday, August 2 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, March 12 by Wedbush. J.P. Morgan downgraded Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) on Wednesday, February 14 to “Sell” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, February 14 by JP Morgan. As per Friday, February 23, the company rating was downgraded by Needham. The stock of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, September 8. As per Friday, September 18, the company rating was downgraded by Gabelli. The stock of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Monday, June 12. The company was upgraded on Monday, September 28 by Gabelli. The stock of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 7 by Wedbush. See Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) latest ratings:

12/03/2018 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Hold Downgrade
14/02/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Sell New Target: $10.0 Downgrade
14/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underweight Downgrade
30/11/2017 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.92% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $17.85. About 239,787 shares traded or 14.07% up from the average. Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) has risen 12.06% since March 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.64% the S&P500.

Analysts await Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) to report earnings on May, 29. They expect $0.14 EPS, up 27.27% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.11 per share. NX’s profit will be $4.91 million for 31.88 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.04 actual EPS reported by Quanex Building Products Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -450.00% EPS growth.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $2.04 million activity. 10,421 shares were sold by DAVIS SUSAN F, worth $234,142. Korb Brent L sold $370,125 worth of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) on Monday, September 25. DELANEY KEVIN P also sold $1.21M worth of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) on Thursday, December 14.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.39, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 3 investors sold Quanex Building Products Corporation shares while 40 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 36 raised stakes. 34.69 million shares or 1.46% more from 34.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York-based Ny State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX). Tower Research Capital Ltd Liability Co (Trc) owns 1,914 shares. Hap Trading Ltd holds 0.02% in Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) or 14,383 shares. Prudential Fincl reported 57,226 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 29,836 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Voya Inv Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) for 41,144 shares. Qs Investors Ltd Liability stated it has 23 shares. Falcon Point Cap Ltd reported 55,570 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 18,062 shares. Yorktown Mgmt And Rech Communications has invested 0.08% in Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX). Ativo Capital Management Limited Liability Corp, Illinois-based fund reported 50,011 shares. Hutchin Hill Cap L P reported 20,400 shares stake. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX). Cooke & Bieler Limited Partnership holds 0.99% in Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) or 2.33M shares. Renaissance Lc stated it has 917,900 shares.

Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the window and door industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $626.22 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Engineered Products and International Extrusion. It has a 22.83 P/E ratio. It offers flexible insulating glass spacers; extruded vinyl profiles; window and door screens; and precision-formed metal and wood products, as well as solar panel sealants, wood flooring, trim moldings, vinyl decking, fencing, water retention barriers, hardware, conservatory roof components, kitchen and bath cabinet doors and components, solar edge tapes, and other products.

Among 5 analysts covering Quanex Building Products (NYSE:NX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Quanex Building Products has $26.0 highest and $22 lowest target. $24.50’s average target is 37.25% above currents $17.85 stock price. Quanex Building Products had 15 analyst reports since August 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Wednesday, March 8. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 22 by TheStreet. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Tuesday, October 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) on Friday, June 10 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Wedbush. Sidoti initiated it with “Buy” rating and $26.0 target in Friday, September 25 report. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush on Monday, March 14 to “Outperform”. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 22 by Zacks. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Thursday, September 8. The stock of Quanex Building Products Corporation (NYSE:NX) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.