Western Digital (WDC) Buy Rating Maintained by Mizuho Securities; With $110.0000 Target; Profile of 15 Analysts Covering Masco (MAS)

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Among 25 analysts covering Masco (NYSE:MAS), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Masco had 70 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) on Wednesday, October 26 with “Outperform” rating. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $45.0 target in Tuesday, August 22 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 31 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Longbow on Thursday, April 6 to “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by M Partners given on Wednesday, October 28. As per Tuesday, October 6, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, January 5 by JP Morgan. The stock of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 29 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 27. See Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) latest ratings:

26/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $49 New Target: $45 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $48 New Target: $47 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Gabelli Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
25/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $46 New Target: $40 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0000 Maintain
24/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $46.0000 Maintain
13/04/2018 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0000
22/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $43 Upgrade
27/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $39 New Target: $43 Maintain

The financial company have set target price per share of $110.0000 on Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC) shares. This is 36.00% from the previous stock close. In a note issued to clients on 27 April, Mizuho Securities maintained their Buy rating on shares of WDC.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $24.09 million activity. 4,466 Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) shares with value of $376,037 were sold by LONG MARK P. RAY MICHAEL CHARLES sold $3.04 million worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) on Tuesday, January 30. Another trade for 90,755 shares valued at $8.00 million was made by MILLIGAN STEPHEN D on Monday, January 29. On Friday, February 16 Sivaram Srinivasan sold $942,109 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) or 10,865 shares.

Among 37 analysts covering Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), 26 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Western Digital has $15000 highest and $39 lowest target. $108.32’s average target is 33.93% above currents $80.88 stock price. Western Digital had 170 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by BTIG Research on Tuesday, April 26 with “Buy”. The company was initiated on Tuesday, November 14 by Wells Fargo. Brean Capital maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) rating on Thursday, April 28. Brean Capital has “Buy” rating and $108 target. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Wednesday, August 30. The stock has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Wednesday, October 12. CLSA upgraded the shares of WDC in report on Thursday, July 30 to “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, January 5 by BMO Capital Markets. Argus Research upgraded Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) rating on Thursday, October 1. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $90 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 17 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 21 by Deutsche Bank.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.05, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 68 investors sold Western Digital Corporation shares while 219 reduced holdings. 82 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. 243.21 million shares or 1.21% more from 240.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Fdx reported 4,789 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. E&G Advisors Lp owns 6,900 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Moreover, Bank Of America De has 0.03% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Agf Invests America holds 0.53% or 17,698 shares in its portfolio. Davenport & Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Moody State Bank Tru Division reported 7,440 shares. Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation stated it has 3.15 million shares. San Francisco Sentry Grp (Ca) holds 4,506 shares. 148,681 were accumulated by Hancock. Moreover, Truenorth has 0.48% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 13,528 shares. Parsec Fincl reported 102,565 shares or 0.55% of all its holdings. 85,875 are held by Fjarde Ap. The Netherlands-based Apg Asset Mngmt Nv has invested 0.12% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Invesco Ltd has invested 0.1% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.07% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) for 362,282 shares.

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $24.07 billion. It offers performance hard disk drives that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. It has a 63.04 P/E ratio. The firm also provides system solutions that offer petabyte scalable capacity; data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop and notebook PCs, gaming consoles, security surveillance systems, and set top boxes.

The stock decreased 8.00% or $7.03 during the last trading session, reaching $80.88. About 8.91M shares traded or 131.15% up from the average. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 17.32% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.77% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 26 investors sold Masco Corporation shares while 199 reduced holdings. 77 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. 272.45 million shares or 1.07% less from 275.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 19,398 were reported by Kentucky Retirement. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Com owns 0% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) for 7,698 shares. 1,765 are held by Ledyard Bankshares. Hallmark Capital holds 0.08% or 14,583 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Goldman Sachs Group Incorporated holds 4.78 million shares. Yhb Investment Inc reported 8,650 shares stake. Wellington Mgmt Grp Llp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) for 2.31 million shares. 138,196 were reported by Qs Investors Ltd Company. Congress Asset Ma reported 1.33% of its portfolio in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Horizon Kinetics Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Northern Tru Corporation owns 8.07 million shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Trustco Fincl Bank N Y owns 14,800 shares. Wells Fargo Mn reported 1.18 million shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Symphony Asset Ltd owns 79,026 shares.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $6.69 million activity. Another trade for 10,203 shares valued at $438,219 was sold by Gross Joseph B.. $234,989 worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) was sold by LOSH J MICHAEL on Tuesday, February 27. Shares for $3.55M were sold by MANOOGIAN RICHARD A on Wednesday, February 21. VAN LOKEREN MARY ANN sold 5,654 shares worth $241,844. $233,405 worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) was sold by PAYNE LISA A on Thursday, March 22.

The stock increased 1.85% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $38.02. About 6.25M shares traded or 61.05% up from the average. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has risen 19.95% since April 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.40% the S&P500.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.84 billion. The Company’s Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tubs, shower trays, spas products, exercise pools and systems, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other non-decorative plumbing products. It has a 22.9 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paints, stains, and waterproofing products; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and functional hardware, wall plates, hook and rail products, and picture hanging accessories, as well as decorative bath hardware, shower accessories, and shower doors.

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