Alan Korman, an Insider in Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Unloaded 2000 shares of the Company; 2 Bullish Analysts Covering VIVUS, Inc. (VVUS)

The VP – Gen’l Counsel & Secretary of Columbus Mckinnon Corp and corporation’s insider Alan Korman made a sale of 2,000 shares of the public firm calculated based on the stock price per share of $37.4 per share. These shares have a market value of nearly $74,780 U.S. Dollars. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 3,224 shares with value $116,739 USD. The date was 15-03-2018 when Alan finished the transaction, and it was unveiled in a 4F filing with the SEC, at your disposal for a review on this website. Alan Korman today owns 14,869 shares or 0.06% of Columbus Mckinnon Corp’s market capitalization.

Among 2 analysts covering Vivus (NASDAQ:VVUS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Vivus had 3 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by WallachBeth Capital on Thursday, November 5 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VVUS in report on Friday, July 31 with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. See VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) latest ratings:

Investors sentiment increased to 0.57 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 0.53 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 12 investors sold VIVUS, Inc. shares while 22 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. 32.65 million shares or 13.20% less from 37.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Capital Mngmt Llc has 689,104 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Schulhoff Company holds 0.01% of its portfolio in VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) for 11,000 shares. Benjamin F Edwards Company holds 200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Street reported 0% in VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS). Creative Planning holds 0% or 20,471 shares. Barclays Public Limited holds 53,392 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The New York-based Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS). Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability holds 47,675 shares. Ohio-based Winfield Associates has invested 0% in VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS). 107 are owned by Tortoise Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation. Jpmorgan Chase & Comm reported 2,500 shares. Hanson Mcclain stated it has 0% in VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS). Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS). Group One Trading Limited Partnership accumulated 27,469 shares. Art reported 84,894 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

VIVUS, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapies to address unmet medical needs in the United States and the European Union. The company has market cap of $51.03 million. The firm offers Qsymia for the treatment of obesity as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index of 30 or greater, or 27 or greater in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus or high cholesterol; and STENDRA, an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It currently has negative earnings. It is also developing Qsymia, which has completed Phase II studies for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes, as well as for other obesity-related diseases, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension.

The stock decreased 3.68% or $0.0184 during the last trading session, reaching $0.4816. About 617,759 shares traded. VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) has declined 7.14% since March 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.84% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 14 investors sold Columbus McKinnon Corporation shares while 40 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 19.43 million shares or 0.11% more from 19.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Oberweis Asset invested in 39,700 shares or 0.42% of the stock. Aristotle Capital Boston Ltd Co holds 1.11% of its portfolio in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO) for 328,078 shares. Ig Mgmt Ltd invested 0.01% in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO). Intll Gp reported 0% of its portfolio in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO). Brinker Cap stated it has 15,434 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr has 15,202 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Walthausen Ltd Liability Co reported 243,891 shares. Pnc Group Inc Inc has invested 0% in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO). The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Incorporated has invested 0% in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO). Moreover, Prelude Management Ltd Liability Co has 0% invested in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO) for 1,321 shares. Retail Bank Of America Corp De holds 122,285 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Mgmt stated it has 0.01% in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO). Rhumbline Advisers, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 26,553 shares. Hutchin Hill Capital Lp invested 0.01% in Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO). Wells Fargo And Company Mn reported 32,562 shares.

The stock increased 1.15% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $36.95. About 161,535 shares traded. Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO) has risen 68.84% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.14% the S&P500.

Analysts await Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCO) to report earnings on May, 30. They expect $0.50 EPS, up 25.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.4 per share. CMCO’s profit will be $11.51 million for 18.48 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual EPS reported by Columbus McKinnon Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.64% EPS growth.

Columbus McKinnon Corporation designs, makes, and markets hoists, actuators, cranes, rigging tools, digital power control systems, and other material handling products for commercial and industrial end-user markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $850.64 million. It offers various electric chain hoists, electric wire rope hoists, hand-operated hoists, winches, lever tools, and air-powered hoists, as well as supplies hoist trolleys; below-the-hook tooling, clamps, and textile strappings; and explosion-protected hoists. It has a 94.26 P/E ratio. The firm also provides alloy and carbon steel chains; alloy chains under the Herc-Alloy brand; load chains and carbon steel welded-link chains; alloy and carbon steel closed-die forged chain attachments, including hooks, shackles, Hammerloks, and master links; eye, shank, and ramshorn lifting hooks; and carbon steel forged and stamped products, such as load binders, logging tools, and other securing devices.