Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) At $118.81 Forms Top; Navient (NAVI) Had 7 Analysts Last Week

Among 14 analysts covering Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Navient Corporation had 32 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, February 24 report. The rating was initiated by Wedbush with “Neutral” on Tuesday, January 31. Compass Point upgraded the shares of NAVI in report on Tuesday, September 5 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, August 31 by Wood. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of NAVI in report on Wednesday, May 31 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) rating on Friday, October 6. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $16.0 target. The stock of Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, July 14. The stock of Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 21. The stock of Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 13. See Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Maintain
14/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $17.0
19/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $16 New Target: $14 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Initiate
16/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: $16.5 New Target: $16 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Compass Point Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
13/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
08/09/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade

Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) formed multiple top with $127.13 target or 7.00% above today’s $118.81 share price. Lithia Motors, Inc. (LAD) has $2.97B valuation. The stock increased 1.80% or $2.1 during the last trading session, reaching $118.81. About 278,494 shares traded or 25.22% up from the average. Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) has risen 16.88% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.18% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.50% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $14.01. About 2.06 million shares traded. Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) has risen 12.24% since January 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.46% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.64 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.65 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold Navient Corporation shares while 141 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 239.43 million shares or 4.99% less from 252.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 3.50 million are held by Geode Cap Ltd Liability. The Connecticut-based Tudor Invest Et Al has invested 0.02% in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI). Advisors Preferred Lc has 1,886 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Bessemer holds 0% of its portfolio in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) for 1,600 shares. Cadence Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI). Neuberger Berman Group Incorporated Limited reported 0% stake. Amalgamated Financial Bank holds 0.03% in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) or 53,509 shares. Ahl Prtnrs Llp has invested 0.07% in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Management Corp has 0.01% invested in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) for 68,236 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Trust And Corp holds 0.02% or 630,090 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 438,922 shares stake. Ameritas Inv has invested 0% of its portfolio in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI). Alexandria Ltd Liability reported 326 shares. Legal & General Gru Public Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI). Commonwealth Equity Incorporated holds 0.01% or 91,784 shares.

Navient Corporation provides asset management and business processing services to education, health care, and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.69 billion. The firm operates in three divisions: Federal Family Education Loan Program Loans, Private Education Loans, and Business Services. It has a 7.75 P/E ratio. It holds the portfolio of education loans insured or guaranteed under the FFELP, as well as the portfolio of private education loans.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $17.44 million activity. Cain Susan O had sold 1,000 shares worth $105,640. On Monday, August 21 the insider North John F sold $413,716. DEBOER BRYAN B sold $2.17 million worth of stock or 20,820 shares. Holzshu Chris sold $1.54 million worth of stock. 65,711 shares were sold by DEBOER SIDNEY B, worth $8.00 million. $110,420 worth of stock was sold by BECKER THOMAS R on Thursday, August 31. 5,000 shares were sold by Roberts Kenneth E, worth $610,000.

Analysts await Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $2.10 earnings per share, up 12.90% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.86 per share. LAD’s profit will be $52.41 million for 14.14 P/E if the $2.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.18 actual earnings per share reported by Lithia Motors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.67% negative EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Lithia Motors (NYSE:LAD), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Lithia Motors has $131 highest and $110 lowest target. $125’s average target is 5.21% above currents $118.81 stock price. Lithia Motors had 17 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of LAD in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Wolfe Research with “Outperform” on Wednesday, August 31. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $130.0 target in Monday, November 13 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 2 by Susquehanna. The company was initiated on Wednesday, June 14 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11500 target in Wednesday, June 28 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 16. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 11 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 18 investors sold Lithia Motors, Inc. shares while 72 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 24.47 million shares or 4.95% less from 25.74 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Victory Capital reported 0.32% of its portfolio in Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD). Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio invested in 1,879 shares. 68,381 are owned by Pdts Prtn Limited Liability Corporation. Quantitative Invest reported 0.06% stake. Adams Diversified Equity Fund stated it has 0.06% in Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD). Blair William & Il holds 5,071 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Piedmont Invest Advsrs Limited Liability holds 5,233 shares. California-based Fdx Advsr Incorporated has invested 0.04% in Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Commerce owns 20 shares for 0% of their portfolio. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.01% stake. Goldman Sachs Gp invested in 544,061 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Punch & Assoc Management stated it has 99,436 shares. Vanguard Grp has 2.13M shares. 1,700 are owned by Strs Ohio. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc has 0.01% invested in Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD) for 2,051 shares.