Michael Gibbons, Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC)’s insider Obtained 8 Shares; Midsouth Bancorp (MSL) SI Decreased By 2.33%

A well-grounded and judicious move was made by the director of Preformed Line Products Co, Mr. Michael Gibbons, two days ago, when he purchased 8 shares, amounting to $675 US Dollars, based on a market stock price of $84.3 per share. Michael Gibbons now owns 0.23% of the market cap of Preformed Line Products Co.

Midsouth Bancorp Incorporated (NYSE:MSL) had a decrease of 2.33% in short interest. MSL’s SI was 768,200 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 2.33% from 786,500 shares previously. With 61,500 avg volume, 13 days are for Midsouth Bancorp Incorporated (NYSE:MSL)’s short sellers to cover MSL’s short positions. The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $14.85. About 10,476 shares traded. MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) has risen 37.43% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.73% the S&P500.

Preformed Line Products Company, together with its subsidiaries, creates and makes products and systems used in the construction and maintenance of overhead and underground networks for the energy, telecommunication, cable operator, information, and other industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $421.57 million. It offers formed wire products and related hardware products to support, protect, terminate, and secure power conductor and communication cables, as well as to control cable dynamics; and hardware products to support and protect transmission conductors, spacers, spacer-dampers, stockbridge dampers, corona suppression devices, and various compression fittings for dead-end applications. It has a 24.84 P/E ratio. The firm also provides protective closures, including splice cases to protect fixed line communication networks, such as copper cable or fiber optic cable, from moisture, environmental hazards, and other contaminants; and plastic products comprising guy markers, tree guards, fiber optic cable markers, and pedestal markers to identify power conductors, communication cables, and guy wires.

The stock increased 2.58% or $2.08 during the last trading session, reaching $82.8. About 4,443 shares traded. Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) has risen 22.89% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.75 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.31, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 2 investors sold Preformed Line Products Company shares while 10 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 2.27 million shares or 1.36% more from 2.24 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ameritas Prns accumulated 222 shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag has invested 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada holds 254 shares. Federated Invsts Pa holds 326 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). United Kingdom-based Legal And General Group Public Ltd Com has invested 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Northern Corp has 40,493 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Vanguard Group reported 107,734 shares. Tiaa Cref Limited Liability Co owns 8,396 shares. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Prelude Cap stated it has 551 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The New York-based Teton Advsrs has invested 0.04% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). State Bank Of America De stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). California Employees Retirement Systems reported 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Management has 0.01% invested in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC).

MidSouth Bancorp, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiary MidSouth Bank, N.A., provides various community banking services and products to commercial and retail clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $245.75 million. The firm offers various deposit products, including interest-bearing money market and savings deposits accounts, interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking accounts, investment accounts, and NOW account deposits, as well as time deposits, such as certificates of deposits; and commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, and consumer loans, as well as other loans secured by real estate. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides cash management services; and electronic banking services comprising remote deposit capturing services, Internet banking, and debit and credit cards.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 2.32 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 6 investors sold MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. shares while 11 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 9.28 million shares or 10.37% more from 8.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schwab Charles Mngmt Inc reported 77,465 shares. Bancshares Of Mellon accumulated 61,708 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Blackrock has 0% invested in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL) for 664,510 shares. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Liability invested 0.05% of its portfolio in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada stated it has 21,602 shares. Schneider Mngmt owns 85,921 shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. Federated Inc Pa invested 0% of its portfolio in MidSouth Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:MSL). Tower Research Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) accumulated 5,529 shares. Amer Inc reported 0% stake. Rhumbline Advisers reported 10,173 shares. Geode Capital Management Limited Liability Co invested in 112,862 shares or 0% of the stock. First Manhattan reported 22,500 shares. 316,353 were reported by Lsv Asset Mngmt. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can invested in 689 shares or 0% of the stock. Panagora Asset Mgmt accumulated 349 shares.