Catawba Capital Management Has Lowered By $585,470 Its Boeing Co (BA) Holding; Preformed Line Products Company (PLPC) Shorts Increased By 11.84%

Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) had an increase of 11.84% in short interest. PLPC’s SI was 27,400 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 11.84% from 24,500 shares previously. With 13,300 avg volume, 2 days are for Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC)’s short sellers to cover PLPC’s short positions. The SI to Preformed Line Products Company’s float is 1.06%. The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $63.51. About 11,929 shares traded or 4.09% up from the average. Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) has risen 22.89% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.19% the S&P500.

Catawba Capital Management decreased Boeing Co (BA) stake by 9.83% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Catawba Capital Management sold 2,305 shares as Boeing Co (BA)’s stock rose 4.66%. The Catawba Capital Management holds 21,136 shares with $5.37M value, down from 23,441 last quarter. Boeing Co now has $198.23B valuation. The stock increased 0.96% or $3.17 during the last trading session, reaching $332.83. About 8.83M shares traded or 87.55% up from the average. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% 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 $323.35 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 19.05 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.75 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.31, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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. State Common Retirement Fund holds 4,700 shares. Denali Advsr Limited Liability holds 53 shares. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement System has 0% invested in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). 222 were reported by Ameritas Investment Prtnrs Incorporated. Illinois-based Northern Tru has invested 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd Co has 0% invested in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) for 1,024 shares. Fmr Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 129,343 shares or 0% of the stock. Strs Ohio holds 0% or 2,500 shares. Prelude Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Manufacturers Life The invested in 0% or 3,170 shares. Grp Inc owns 2,047 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Bank Of America De reported 0% in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Blackrock holds 139,301 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Prtn Ltd Com holds 4,510 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Raymond James Na holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) for 29,335 shares.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $675 activity. On Monday, January 22 GIBBONS MICHAEL E bought $675 worth of Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC) or 8 shares.

Among 24 analysts covering Boeing (NYSE:BA), 16 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Boeing has $470.0 highest and $125 lowest target. $331.18’s average target is -0.50% below currents $332.83 stock price. Boeing had 102 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Standpoint Research downgraded The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) rating on Wednesday, October 26. Standpoint Research has “Sell” rating and $125 target. Melius Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $430.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. On Wednesday, March 29 the stock rating was initiated by Berenberg with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 5 with “Buy”. The stock of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 14 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, December 12 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the shares of BA in report on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by Bernstein with “Buy”. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research.