Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Forms $74.49 Double Top; Awm Investment Company Has Lowered Its Loxo Oncology (LOXO) Position

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) formed double top with $81.19 target or 9.00% above today’s $74.49 share price. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) has $1.51B valuation. The stock increased 2.00% or $1.46 during the last trading session, reaching $74.49. About 139,642 shares traded. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has risen 10.14% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.56% the S&P500.

Awm Investment Company Inc decreased Loxo Oncology Inc. (LOXO) stake by 21.88% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Awm Investment Company Inc sold 35,000 shares as Loxo Oncology Inc. (LOXO)’s stock rose 10.54%. The Awm Investment Company Inc holds 125,000 shares with $11.52 million value, down from 160,000 last quarter. Loxo Oncology Inc. now has $3.87B valuation. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $128.98. About 328,175 shares traded. Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) has risen 77.12% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.42% the S&P500.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $16.32 million activity. Another trade for 27,739 shares valued at $2.07 million was sold by HESTERBERG EARL J. Rickel John C also sold $669,939 worth of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) shares. The insider Burman Darryl M sold 10,000 shares worth $797,441. STRANGE J TERRY had sold 5,000 shares worth $401,362 on Tuesday, December 12. The insider Kenningham Daryl sold 6,700 shares worth $527,143.

Analysts await Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $1.93 EPS, up 26.14% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.53 per share. GPI’s profit will be $38.99M for 9.65 P/E if the $1.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.11 actual EPS reported by Group 1 Automotive, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -8.53% negative EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Group 1 Automotive had 21 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Susquehanna initiated the shares of GPI in report on Thursday, February 2 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research on Monday, November 13 to “Neutral”. Stephens maintained Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) rating on Wednesday, October 28. Stephens has “Equal-Weight” rating and $108 target. The rating was downgraded by CL King on Tuesday, January 10 to “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research to “Buy” on Wednesday, July 20. Bank of America maintained the shares of GPI in report on Friday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) rating on Thursday, September 7. Goldman Sachs has “Hold” rating and $67.0 target. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, November 13. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sidoti given on Thursday, September 17. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Evercore.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.22, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 25 investors sold Group 1 Automotive, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 20.26 million shares or 2.16% more from 19.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sei Commerce reported 103 shares stake. 17,499 were accumulated by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. Goldman Sachs Gru invested 0% of its portfolio in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). Philadelphia Fincl Of San Francisco stated it has 83,347 shares. Glenmede Trust Na holds 0% of its portfolio in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 43 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 0% or 7,612 shares in its portfolio. Riverhead Cap Ltd Liability Corporation, Delaware-based fund reported 2,117 shares. Invesco owns 41,354 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 10,100 are held by Virginia Retirement Et Al. Bridgeway Capital Management holds 117,000 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Com has 80,635 shares. Northern Trust holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 825,549 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The stated it has 1.76M shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Co holds 707 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Us Bancshares De reported 0% in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.76, from 1.73 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 13 investors sold LOXO shares while 35 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 29.06 million shares or 49.34% less from 57.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Swiss Bancshares owns 35,700 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance Com The invested in 17,575 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt owns 105,741 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Cornerstone Cap Holdings Limited Company invested in 9,200 shares or 0.01% of the stock. New York-based Atika Mngmt Limited Co has invested 1.19% in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO). Atlantic Tru Grp Llc invested in 0.01% or 14,915 shares. Peak6 Lp holds 0% or 398 shares in its portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Federated Investors Pa has invested 0.01% in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO). The Florida-based Voloridge Inv Mgmt Ltd Company has invested 0.1% in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO). State Street Corp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) for 959,132 shares. American Grp accumulated 15,172 shares. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 100 shares in its portfolio. 29,961 were accumulated by Advisory. Prudential Fin holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Loxo Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOXO) for 37,750 shares. Smith Asset Management Group LP holds 4,430 shares.