The Insider John Molina Unloaded 21650 shares of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH); Motorcar Parts America (MPAA) Shorts Up By 3.11%

Motorcar Parts America Incorporated (NASDAQ:MPAA) had an increase of 3.11% in short interest. MPAA’s SI was 1.94M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 3.11% from 1.88 million shares previously. With 179,800 avg volume, 11 days are for Motorcar Parts America Incorporated (NASDAQ:MPAA)’s short sellers to cover MPAA’s short positions. The SI to Motorcar Parts America Incorporated’s float is 11.64%. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $27.33. About 131,850 shares traded. Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) has risen 7.21% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.49% the S&P500.

The director of Molina Healthcare Inc, John Molina has made a surprising transaction in the California-based Molina Healthcare Inc that is having a total value $2,000,753 U.S. Dollars. As discovered in the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission electronic report filed on January 30, 2018, John sold 21,650 shares which is based on an average stock price per share of $92.4. He also sold 48,915 shares with a total value $4,501,905 USD in the last month. The sell will most probably not remain a secret as it was big one. Presently, he owns a total of 2.40 million shares or 4.01% of Molina Healthcare Inc’s total market cap (Market Capitalization is a measurement of business value based on share price and number of shares outstanding).

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. manufactures, remanufactures, and distributes automotive aftermarket parts. The company has market cap of $521.17 million. The firm offers rotating electrical products, including alternators and starters; wheel hub assemblies and bearings; brake master cylinders; and other products, such as turbochargers and brake power boosters for import and domestic cars, light trucks, heavy duty, agricultural, and industrial applications. It has a 15.27 P/E ratio. It sells its products to automotive retail chain stores and warehouse distributors; and the professional repair market, as well as various automobile manufacturers for their aftermarket programs and warranty replacement programs in North America.

Among 7 analysts covering Motorcar Parts of America (NASDAQ:MPAA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Motorcar Parts of America has $44 highest and $3100 lowest target. $40.14’s average target is 46.87% above currents $27.33 stock price. Motorcar Parts of America had 14 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, August 17, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. The firm has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Tuesday, August 11. Sidoti initiated Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) on Wednesday, September 9 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Roth Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by TH Capital given on Tuesday, November 10. CL King initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 14 report. The rating was maintained by TH Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 11. The stock has “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, August 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 18 by Roth Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 13 by Roth Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.27 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.39, from 1.66 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 8 investors sold Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 18.94 million shares or 1.74% more from 18.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rice Hall James & Associate Llc, California-based fund reported 61,043 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co reported 11,860 shares. Gotham Asset Mngmt invested 0.01% in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). 497,712 were accumulated by Invesco Ltd. 7,600 were accumulated by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Bank Of America Corp De has 0% invested in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) for 67,505 shares. Voya Inv Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 9,322 shares in its portfolio. Teton Advisors holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA) for 24,000 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested 0% in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). Waddell & Reed Fincl holds 221,300 shares. Illinois-based North Star Invest Mngmt has invested 0.29% in Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. (NASDAQ:MPAA). Oppenheimer Asset Management invested in 0% or 58 shares. National Inv Svcs Wi accumulated 9,452 shares. Granite Prtnrs Ltd Llc has 76,897 shares. Prudential Fincl owns 31,470 shares.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 29 insider sales for $47.41 million activity. ORLANDO STEVEN J had sold 1,000 shares worth $60,000. Another trade for 5,378 shares valued at $324,293 was sold by Rubino Lisa A. $14,500 worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) was sold by ROMNEY RONNA. MOLINA JOHN C sold 16,226 shares worth $1.50M. DENTINO WILLIAM also sold $3.97M worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) shares. On Tuesday, October 3 MOLINA J MARIO MD sold $1.02 million worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) or 15,000 shares. $352,098 worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) was sold by Barlow Jeff D.

Molina Healthcare, Inc. provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.43 billion. It operates through three divisions: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions, and Other. It currently has negative earnings. The Health Plans segment operates health plans in 12 states.

The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $91.03. About 856,750 shares traded. Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has risen 48.61% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.91% the S&P500.

Analysts await Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.24 earnings per share, down 61.90% or $0.39 from last year’s $0.63 per share. MOH’s profit will be $14.33M for 94.82 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.13 actual earnings per share reported by Molina Healthcare, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -78.76% negative EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Molina Healthcare has $105 highest and $45 lowest target. $74.76’s average target is -17.87% below currents $91.03 stock price. Molina Healthcare had 49 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, May 4. Jefferies maintained the shares of MOH in report on Friday, October 13 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, November 11. The stock has “Hold” rating by Raymond James on Friday, December 8. Morgan Stanley maintained Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) rating on Friday, November 3. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $89 target. On Wednesday, May 31 the stock rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Sell”. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. Jefferies maintained Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) rating on Friday, January 12. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $92.0 target. As per Friday, April 29, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, November 3 with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 43 investors sold Molina Healthcare, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 58.60 million shares or 8.44% more from 54.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 716,094 were reported by Partner Fund L P. Moreover, National Bank & Trust Of America De has 0.02% invested in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) for 2.00 million shares. Partner Investment Limited Partnership reported 0.93% stake. 50,000 are held by Rudman Errol M. Lazard Asset Management Lc reported 10,015 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md has invested 0.06% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Engineers Gate Manager Lp, New York-based fund reported 88,772 shares. Pnc Financial Services Group stated it has 0% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Geode Management Limited Liability Corporation has 461,532 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) for 70,496 shares. Citigroup has 79,100 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio accumulated 22,000 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv holds 0.02% or 50,347 shares in its portfolio. Capital World Invsts has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Weaver C Barksdale And Assoc invested in 1,484 shares.