Craig Johnson an Insider in Altria Group, Inc. (MO) Unloaded 14,953 Shares; Kandi Technolgies Group (KNDI) Sellers Decreased By 5.63% Their Shorts

Kandi Technolgies Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:KNDI) had a decrease of 5.63% in short interest. KNDI’s SI was 5.11 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 5.63% from 5.41 million shares previously. With 380,900 avg volume, 13 days are for Kandi Technolgies Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:KNDI)’s short sellers to cover KNDI’s short positions. The SI to Kandi Technolgies Group Incorporated’s float is 14.99%. The stock decreased 2.94% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $4.95. About 405,243 shares traded. Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNDI) has declined 39.02% since February 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 55.72% the S&P500.

Craig Johnson, Pres&CEO – Altria Grp Dist. Co. of Altria Group Inc, in an insider legal trade unloaded 14,953 shares whose value is estimated to be $995,734 at average stock price of $66.6. Craig Johnson now owns 251,917 shares or 0.01% of the Company’s total market cap. This transaction was reported on 09/02/2018 and is already filed with the Security and Exchange Commission. The original Form 4 is on hand to the public here.

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. The company has market cap of $121.74 billion. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and moist smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen and Skoal, Red Seal, and Husky brands. It has a 12.05 P/E ratio. The firm also produces and sells varietal and blended table wines, and sparkling wines under the Chateau Ste.

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $64.03. About 10.71 million shares traded or 40.36% up from the average. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since February 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $1.96 million activity. DEVITRE DINYAR S also sold $1.96 million worth of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) on Thursday, September 21. Shares for $994,909 were sold by Barrington Martin J.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 91 investors sold Altria Group, Inc. shares while 516 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes. 1.17 billion shares or 0.77% more from 1.16 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Invest Of Virginia Limited Co has 17,900 shares for 0.27% of their portfolio. Dorsey Whitney Ltd reported 0.06% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Montag A & Associate holds 0.06% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) or 9,202 shares. New Jersey Better Educational Savings has invested 0.91% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). 59,587 were reported by Bridges Invest Counsel Incorporated. Berson & Corrado Investment Advsr Ltd invested in 0.17% or 4,673 shares. 30,200 are owned by Barrett Asset Mgmt Ltd Co. Rhumbline Advisers reported 2.92M shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. Caledonia Invs Pcl owns 204,000 shares or 3.73% of their US portfolio. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.54% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Seizert Capital Lc owns 146,654 shares. Strategic Advsrs Limited Liability holds 0.69% or 24,994 shares in its portfolio. Marble Harbor Counsel Ltd Liability reported 0.08% stake. Moreover, Garde Capital Incorporated has 0.08% invested in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Partnervest Advisory Services Llc reported 0.38% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO).

Among 19 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Altria Group Inc. has $85.0 highest and $58.49 lowest target. $71.47’s average target is 11.62% above currents $64.03 stock price. Altria Group Inc. had 59 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, September 21 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell” on Monday, May 29. As per Tuesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 5 with “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 23. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell” on Friday, June 30. The stock of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 30 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Cowen & Co. Piper Jaffray maintained Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) rating on Thursday, September 14. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $76.0 target. As per Tuesday, December 19, the company rating was upgraded by Berenberg.

Kandi Technologies Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, and commercializes electric vehicles , EV parts, and off-road vehicles in the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China and internationally. The company has market cap of $237.78 million. It offers off-road vehicles, including go karts, all-terrain vehicles, utility vehicles, and other vehicles; and EV parts comprising battery packs, body parts, EV drive motors, EV controllers, air conditioning units, and other auto parts. It currently has negative earnings. The firm was formerly known as Kandi Technologies, Corp. and changed its name to Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. in December 2012.