Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS).
Raymond James & Associates decreased its position in Masco Corp by 0.1% as reported in a filing on 11/15/2017. Its investment was worth $21,739,000 an increase of 2.0% as of quarter end.
Raymond James & Associates isn’t the only one who has changed their investment in MAS. As of the end of the quarter Hosking Partners Llp had acquired 1,092 shares growing its holdings by 0.4%. The value of the company’s investment in Masco Corp increased from $10,006,000 to $10,258,000 a change of 2.5% quarter over quarter. Great Lakes Advisors, LLC expanded its holdings by buying 90,198 shares an increase of 1,567.3%. Great Lakes Advisors, LLC owns 95,953 shares worth $3,743,000. The total value of its holdings increased 1,601.4%.
As of quarter end Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS had bought a total of 2,140 shares growing its position 9.0%. The value in dollars went from $908,000 to $1,011,000 increasing 11.3% quarter to quarter.
Equity analyst Argus raised the price target of the stock on October 26 boosting the projection from $44.00 to $46.00 and issued a “Buy” rating. October 25 investment analysts at FBR & Co held the stock rating at “Buy” projecting a price of $46.00.
Robert W. Baird raised the price target on October 25 changing the forecast from $42.00 to $44.00 with a rating of “Outperform”. On October 25 analysts at Barclays PLC updated its forecast on MAS and giving a rating of “Buy” and a price target of $45.00.
Citigroup raised the price target on October 25 changing the price objective from $40.00 to $43.00 with a “Neutral” recommendation. Equity analyst Nomura issued a report on MAS stating a rating of “Buy” and establishing a price target of $45.00.
The company is so far trading up by 0.03% percent from yesterday’s close. The company’s P/E ratio is 23.12 and the market cap is 12.29B. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.69 with 311.50M shares outstanding.
Short traders are more bullish on shares of the company of late if you take note of the motion in short interest. The firm saw a fall in short interest of -7.42% as of the latest report on October 13, 2017. Short interest decreased 417,020 over that timeframe. The days to cover decreased to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.02% as of October 13.