Inside Buying: Robert Bucklin Obtained 15,000 Shares of RiceBran Technologies (RIBT); Profile of 2 Analysts Covering Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)

In a legal report that was submitted to the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission, it was reported that the director of Ricebran Technologies Robert Bucklin, an insider in spotlight, made purchase via broker for 15,000 shares of the stock exchange listed company, worth approx. $22,500 U.S. Dollars using an average stock price per share of $1.5 U.S. Dollars. Robert Bucklin now indirectly possess 0 shares. He also directly possess 50336 shares. In total he holds a stake of 0.28%.

Among 4 analysts covering Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Great-West Lifeco had 45 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TD Securities maintained it with “Hold” rating and $36 target in Friday, November 4 report. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by Scotia Capital on Wednesday, June 8. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, February 10. Dundee Securities maintained Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) rating on Wednesday, September 21. Dundee Securities has “Neutral” rating and $32 target. TD Securities upgraded the shares of GWO in report on Friday, January 13 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, October 16. As per Thursday, August 6, the company rating was downgraded by TD Securities. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 8 by RBC Capital Markets. See Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) latest ratings:

17/11/2017 Broker: National Bank Canada Old Rating: Sector Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $36.00 New Target: $38.00 Target Up
01/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Old Target: $37.00 New Target: $39.00 Target Up

The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $32.62. About 195,347 shares traded. Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) has 0.00% since March 26, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Great-West Lifeco Inc., a financial services holding company, engages in life and health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $32.25 billion. The firm offers a portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses, and organizations; life, disability, critical illness, health, and creditor insurance products; and accumulation and annuity products. It has a 15.03 P/E ratio. It also provides employer-sponsored retirement savings plans, individual retirement accounts, enrollment services, communication materials, investment options, and education services; and fund management, investment, and advisory services.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.6 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.97, from 0.63 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 4 investors sold RiceBran Technologies shares while 4 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 870,499 shares or 30.26% more from 668,254 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock invested in 0% or 13,286 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT). Bard Assocs Incorporated reported 0.03% stake. Goldman Sachs has 12,065 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Pnc Financial Services Grp Inc Incorporated Inc owns 90 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. The Ontario – Canada-based Royal Retail Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT). Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT). Us Bancorp De has invested 0% in RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT). First Eagle Mngmt Limited Co reported 0% of its portfolio in RiceBran Technologies (NASDAQ:RIBT). Bankshares Of America De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 682 shares. 39 were accumulated by Tortoise Mngmt Lc. Sabby Mgmt Ltd Liability Com reported 0.04% stake. Mcf Advsrs Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 35 shares. Howe & Rusling reported 15 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Co reported 0% stake.

RiceBran Technologies processes and markets healthy, natural, and nutrient dense products derived from raw rice bran. The company has market cap of $28.72 million. The firm makes and distributes stabilized rice bran in various granulations with other products and derivatives. It currently has negative earnings. It also extracts crude rice bran oil and defatted rice bran from rice bran, which are processed into refined rice bran oil, as well as compounded animal nutrition products for horses, cows, swine, sheep, and poultry; and various food and animal nutrition products derivatives and co-products.