Chris Muhlenkamp Insider Sale for 3,944 Shares of Allegion plc (ALLE); Stepan Co (SCL) Sentiment Is 1.03

Sr. Vice President Chris Muhlenkamp of Allegion Plc, unloaded 3,944 of the company shares having a total value of $340,471 USD with an average of $86.3 stock price per share. Currently, Mr. Chris, holds 17,527 shares, which accounts for 0.02% of Allegion Plc’s market capitalization.

Stepan Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells specialty and intermediate chemicals to other manufacturers for use in various end products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.80 billion. It operates in three divisions: Surfactants, Polymers, and Specialty Products. It has a 20.76 P/E ratio. The Surfactants segment offers surfactants that are used as principal ingredients in consumer and industrial cleaning products, such as detergents for washing clothes, dishes, carpets, floors, and walls, as well as shampoos and body washes; and other applications, including fabric softeners, germicidal quaternary compounds, and lubricating ingredients, as well as emulsifiers for spreading agricultural products and industrial applications, such as latex systems, plastics, and composites.

The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $80.1. About 131,001 shares traded or 61.95% up from the average. Stepan Company (SCL) has risen 47.84% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.14% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $242,550 activity.

Grace & White Inc Ny holds 2.21% of its portfolio in Stepan Company for 126,936 shares. Hillcrest Asset Management Llc owns 137,068 shares or 2.08% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Walthausen & Co. Llc has 1.02% invested in the company for 130,545 shares. The Connecticut-based Matarin Capital Management Llc has invested 0.82% in the stock. Zebra Capital Management Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 20,250 shares.

The stock decreased 3.29% or $2.86 during the last trading session, reaching $84.11. About 1.11 million shares traded or 40.39% up from the average. Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) has risen 17.63% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.93% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Allegion PLC (NYSE:ALLE), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Allegion PLC has $105 highest and $65 lowest target. $89.40’s average target is 6.29% above currents $84.11 stock price. Allegion PLC had 32 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, February 21, the company rating was maintained by Imperial Capital. Imperial Capital upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $72 target in Tuesday, November 1 report. The rating was upgraded by CLSA to “Buy” on Monday, October 17. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, February 21 with “Outperform”. The stock of Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, September 9. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, October 26. Bernstein upgraded Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) rating on Tuesday, January 19. Bernstein has “Outperform” rating and $70 target. Berenberg initiated Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE) on Thursday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, September 23 report. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna on Friday, January 12 with “Hold”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 17 investors sold Allegion plc shares while 97 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 77.00 million shares or 4.96% less from 81.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Enterprise Finance Ser holds 18 shares. Lpl Limited Liability Com owns 9,077 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Calamos Advsrs Llc reported 0.06% in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE). Essex Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Company reported 0.06% in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE). National Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 1.01 million shares. Yorktown Mgmt & Research has 0.08% invested in Allegion plc (NYSE:ALLE). Guyasuta Investment reported 2,962 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale owns 167,442 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Assetmark owns 7 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bragg Advsr invested in 6,791 shares. 623 are owned by Asset Mgmt. Hightower Limited Liability Company holds 10,666 shares. Generation Invest Management Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 641,096 shares. 1832 Asset Management Limited Partnership holds 0.04% or 143,046 shares. Clifford Swan Counsel Limited Co invested in 0.02% or 3,496 shares.