Inside Trade: Lee Boothby Sold 12,000 Shares of Newfield Exploration Company (NFX); Phibro Animal Health (PAHC) Covered By 4 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Among 8 analysts covering Philbro Animal Health (NASDAQ:PAHC), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Philbro Animal Health had 16 analyst reports since September 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, August 23. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $37 target in Thursday, August 31 report. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, November 11 by Macquarie Research. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Gabelli. Barclays Capital downgraded it to “Underweight” rating and $31 target in Monday, January 18 report. The rating was initiated by Gabelli on Wednesday, September 30 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 2 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, December 15 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 13. See Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) latest ratings:

06/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $41.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: $36 New Target: $37 Maintain
25/08/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $42.0 Maintain
23/08/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Underperform New Target: $33 Maintain

As discovered in an electronic document that was submitted to the SEC on 05-02-2018, Lee Boothby an insider in Newfield Exploration Co and currently President and CEO, made a sale of shares worth $381,000 U.S. Dollars in the public firm. He sold 12,000 shares, at average $31.8 per share. Currently, he holds a total of 215,720 shares or 0.11% of the company’s market cap.

The stock decreased 3.13% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $29.41. About 4.09 million shares traded or 71.61% up from the average. Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) has declined 13.04% since February 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.74% the S&P500.

Among 34 analysts covering Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Newfield Exploration Co. has $58 highest and $22 lowest target. $41’s average target is 39.41% above currents $29.41 stock price. Newfield Exploration Co. had 112 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, December 14, the company rating was upgraded by Howard Weil. KLR Group upgraded Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) on Monday, May 8 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, June 24 by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 13 to “Market Perform”. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 29. The stock of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, January 4. Seaport Global upgraded Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) on Tuesday, December 19 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, March 17. The stock of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 4 by Jefferies.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.05 million activity. Boothby Lee K had sold 12,000 shares worth $382,080.

Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.81 billion. The companyÂ’s principal areas of operation include the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, and the Uinta Basin of Utah. It has a 16.98 P/E ratio. It also holds oil producing assets offshore China.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 38 investors sold Newfield Exploration Company shares while 122 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 195.89 million shares or 2.01% less from 199.90 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Victory Capital Management reported 39,992 shares. 117,108 are held by Hightower Ltd Liability Co. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys owns 65,773 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Schaper Benz & Wise Inv Counsel Wi reported 181,795 shares. Bb&T Secs Ltd Co has 0.05% invested in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) for 112,265 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 20,864 shares. Mesirow Fincl Inv reported 50,885 shares. First Lp reported 243,839 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Tiedemann Wealth Management Ltd Company holds 28,966 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. New Jersey-based Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc has invested 0.18% in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX). Exane Derivatives reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX). The New York-based State Teachers Retirement has invested 0.03% in Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX). Bnp Paribas Asset Hldgs holds 0% or 8,157 shares. Point72 Asset Ltd Partnership holds 0.08% or 600,000 shares. Mason Street Lc holds 0.02% or 27,652 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX) to report earnings on February, 20 after the close. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, up 24.49% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.49 per share. NFX’s profit will be $120.51 million for 12.05 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Newfield Exploration Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.31% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.48 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.44, from 1.92 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 10 investors sold Phibro Animal Health Corporation shares while 46 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 19.38 million shares or 1.59% more from 19.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sit Inv Assocs has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC). Kennedy Cap Mngmt holds 66,110 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc invested in 107,848 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, Ajo Lp has 0.03% invested in Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC). Denali Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) for 10 shares. Pinebridge Invests L P invested in 0% or 2,391 shares. First L P reported 15,359 shares. Los Angeles Mngmt & Equity Incorporated owns 36,184 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can owns 26,554 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Aperio Ltd Liability Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) for 9,888 shares. Aqr Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC). California State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 30,336 shares or 0% of the stock. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys owns 44,994 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mngmt holds 0% or 100 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Communication reported 53,492 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $9.47 million activity. Warras Dean J had sold 10,000 shares worth $357,008 on Friday, September 15. $1.72M worth of Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) was sold by Johnson Richard G on Friday, September 8. Miller Larry Lee had sold 32,459 shares worth $1.16 million. 5,400 shares were sold by Carlson Gerald K, worth $195,858. 7,681 shares were sold by Bendheim Daniel M, worth $307,574 on Monday, August 14.

The stock decreased 5.43% or $1.85 during the last trading session, reaching $32.2. About 85,736 shares traded. Phibro Animal Health Corporation (NASDAQ:PAHC) has risen 89.87% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 73.17% the S&P500.

Phibro Animal Health Corporation operates as a diversified animal health and mineral nutrition firm primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.29 billion. It operates through three divisions: Animal Health, Mineral Nutrition, and Performance Products. It has a 19.06 P/E ratio. The firm develops, makes, and markets products for a range of food animals comprising poultry, swine, beef and dairy cattle, and aquaculture.