Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)’s Group President Thomas Pellette Unloaded 95,199 Shares; Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio Has Decreased Us Physical Therapy (USPH) Holding

Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio decreased Us Physical Therapy Inc (USPH) stake by 47.62% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio sold 5,000 shares as Us Physical Therapy Inc (USPH)’s stock declined 15.92%. The Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio holds 5,500 shares with $338,000 value, down from 10,500 last quarter. Us Physical Therapy Inc now has $943.59 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $75. About 37,501 shares traded. U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) has risen 8.86% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.84% the S&P500.

The Group President of Caterpillar Inc, Thomas Pellette is in the stock market news today. It was made public in a legal document filled by Thomas Pellette and submitted to the SEC on 02-02-2018, he unloaded 95,199 shares from the Illinois-based Caterpillar Inc worth approx. $15,526,457 U.S Dollars. The transaction’s shares average price was $163.1. This is a deal that is not going to stay hidden as Thomas already has 25,883 shares accounting for 0.00% of the Company’s market cap

Among 31 analysts covering Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT), 16 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Caterpillar Inc. has $200.0 highest and $28 lowest target. $144.38’s average target is -8.32% below currents $157.49 stock price. Caterpillar Inc. had 118 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by Jefferies. Seaport Global upgraded Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Tuesday, January 23 to “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $160.0 target. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, September 24 by Axiom Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 15 by Vertical Research. On Tuesday, October 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Wednesday, July 26. JP Morgan maintained Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) on Monday, December 5 with “Neutral” rating.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $823,723 activity. 1,572 shares valued at $216,276 were sold by De Lange Bob on Thursday, October 26. The insider Long Suzette M sold 528 shares worth $84,723. 3,813 shares were sold by DICKINSON DANIEL M, worth $522,724 on Monday, October 30.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 50 investors sold Caterpillar Inc. shares while 377 reduced holdings. 125 funds opened positions while 344 raised stakes. 401.83 million shares or 0.39% less from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. South Dakota Investment Council invested in 0.09% or 37,100 shares. Montecito Fincl Bank & Tru has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). The Virginia-based Markel Corp has invested 0.69% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Da Davidson Co has 0.1% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 41,869 shares. Stillwater Invest Mgmt invested 0.96% in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT). Seabridge Invest Advsrs Ltd Llc reported 0% stake. Cambridge Inv Research, Iowa-based fund reported 105,187 shares. Gofen & Glossberg Ltd Liability Com Il has 0.34% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 74,151 shares. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance holds 3.51% or 21.02M shares in its portfolio. 21,619 are held by City. Park National Oh holds 0.06% or 8,887 shares. Private Na owns 0.19% invested in Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) for 7,001 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh holds 0.07% or 14,543 shares. Whitnell And Co holds 0.06% or 1,141 shares in its portfolio. Crestwood Advsrs Group Inc Ltd Company reported 4,004 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings.

Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives for heavy and general construction, rental, quarry, aggregate, mining, waste, material handling, gas and oil, power generation, marine, rail, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $93.70 billion. The Company’s Construction Industries segment offers backhoe, compact, track-type, small and medium wheel, knuckleboom, and skid steer loaders; small and medium track-type, and site prep tractors; mini, wheel, forestry, small, medium, and large track excavators; and motorgraders, pipelayers, telehandlers, cold planers, asphalt pavers, compactors, road reclaimers, and wheel and track skidders and feller bunchers. It has a 124.99 P/E ratio. The company's Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovel, landfill and soil compactor, dragline, large wheel loader, machinery component, track and rotary drill, electronics and control system, work tool, hard rock vehicle and continuous mining system, scoop and hauler, wheel tractor scraper, large track-type tractor, and wheel dozer products; longwall, highwall, and continuous miners; and mining, off-highway, and articulated trucks.

The stock decreased 2.93% or $4.75 during the last trading session, reaching $157.49. About 7.60 million shares traded or 70.65% up from the average. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.83% the S&P500.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $1.58 million activity. McDowell Glenn sold $148,096 worth of stock. $145,120 worth of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) was sold by MCAFEE LAWRANCE W on Tuesday, December 12. Trier Clayton sold $305,873 worth of stock. Harris Bernard A Jr sold $310,000 worth of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) on Thursday, August 10.

Among 5 analysts covering U.S. Physical Therapy (NYSE:USPH), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. U.S. Physical Therapy had 12 analyst reports since November 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Friday, May 6. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research given on Friday, November 4. On Monday, July 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Barrington to “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Barrington Research on Friday, March 17 to “Market Perform”. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 6 by Barrington Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, July 24. The stock of U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 2 by Cantor Fitzgerald. Sidoti upgraded U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) on Friday, September 8 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 4 by Jefferies.

Analysts await U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. (NYSE:USPH) to report earnings on June, 6. They expect $0.47 EPS, down 4.08% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.49 per share. USPH’s profit will be $5.91M for 39.89 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual EPS reported by U.S. Physical Therapy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.08% negative EPS growth.