Shantanu Sarkar Sold $67,200 Worth of Plantronics, Inc. (PLT) Shares; Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) Had 5 Bulls

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Among 34 analysts covering Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM), 5 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. Williams-Sonoma had 105 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, August 24 report. As per Thursday, March 17, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Friday, November 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Reduce” rating by Gordon Haskett on Friday, November 17. On Monday, November 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 27 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform” on Thursday, March 17. As per Thursday, March 16, the company rating was downgraded by William Blair. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 24 with “Hold”. The stock of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Barclays Capital. See Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) latest ratings:

15/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $45.0 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain
14/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $47 New Target: $55 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $44 New Target: $48 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $54 New Target: $58 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Gordon Haskett Old Rating: Reduce New Rating: Hold Old Target: $61 Upgrade
12/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $54.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $61.0 Downgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain

A public document filed with the Washington-based SEC on April 2, 2018 provided information that Shantanu Sarkar, the TOP DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING EX of Plantronics Inc, ‘s company sold 1,120 shares. With avg market stock price per share of $60.0 the sale’s amount is $67,200 USD. In the last 30 days, he also unloaded 31 shares worth $1,694 USD. Shantanu Sarkar today has 15,807 shares or 0.05% of Plantronics Inc’s market cap.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $214,550 activity. SARKAR SHANTANU sold 31 shares worth $1,694. 2,500 Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) shares with value of $146,300 were sold by DEXHEIMER BRIAN S.

The stock decreased 3.10% or $1.87 during the last trading session, reaching $58.5. About 225,294 shares traded or 19.55% up from the average. Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) has risen 2.93% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.62% the S&P500.

Plantronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets lightweight communications headsets, telephone headset systems, other communication endpoints, and accessories for the business and consumer markets under the Plantronics brand worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.88 billion. The firm also makes and markets specialty telephone products under the Clarity brand. It has a 215.07 P/E ratio. The Company’s primary products include corded and cordless communication headsets; audio processors; telephone systems; Bluetooth and corded products; personal computer and gaming headsets; and specialty products for hearing impaired individuals.

Among 6 analysts covering Plantronics (NYSE:PLT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Plantronics has $64.0 highest and $49 lowest target. $58.25’s average target is -0.43% below currents $58.5 stock price. Plantronics had 21 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Friday, July 28. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, June 1. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 2 to “Neutral”. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy”. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 24 report. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, May 4 report. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti given on Thursday, February 1. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy”. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 11 report.

Analysts await Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.62 earnings per share, up 1.64% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.61 per share. PLT’s profit will be $19.87M for 23.59 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual earnings per share reported by Plantronics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.48% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 13 investors sold Plantronics, Inc. shares while 69 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 29.76 million shares or 0.41% more from 29.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Stratos Wealth Prns Limited accumulated 34 shares. Proshare Advsr Ltd reported 9,134 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Eqis Capital Mngmt reported 19,451 shares. Victory Capital Mngmt invested in 4,316 shares. 595,194 were accumulated by Lsv Asset. Citigroup reported 0% in Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT). Moreover, Cap Counsel Llc Ny has 0.02% invested in Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT). Lapides Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.72% of its portfolio in Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT). Benjamin F Edwards And Incorporated owns 101 shares. Qs Lc accumulated 58,166 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers has 0.01% invested in Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE:PLT) for 75,006 shares. Dean Investment Limited Liability Company holds 0.49% or 63,095 shares. Retirement Of Alabama has 42,757 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs owns 12,649 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Guggenheim Cap Ltd Liability Com holds 6,633 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 41 investors sold Williams-Sonoma, Inc. shares while 112 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 85.72 million shares or 0.66% more from 85.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher Com reported 146,615 shares. Assetmark has invested 0% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Moreover, Regions has 0% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 270 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.02% or 12,570 shares. Utah Retirement Systems holds 0.02% or 15,817 shares. Blair William And Il has invested 0.01% in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM). Quantum Cap stated it has 15,291 shares. 22,841 were reported by Veritable Lp. Parsec Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.04% or 12,455 shares in its portfolio. Walleye Trading Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 2,071 shares. Moreover, Price Michael F has 0.49% invested in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 77,000 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv accumulated 0.01% or 32,564 shares. Bahl Gaynor holds 0.02% or 43,861 shares in its portfolio. Flippin Bruce Porter holds 0.77% of its portfolio in Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) for 70,455 shares. Brinker Capital Incorporated accumulated 13,871 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

Since March 19, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $5.78 million activity. Hayes Janet sold $466,696 worth of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) on Tuesday, March 27. Shares for $5.31 million were sold by ALBER LAURA.

The stock decreased 5.84% or $3.08 during the last trading session, reaching $49.68. About 2.01 million shares traded or 15.71% up from the average. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM) has risen 5.72% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.83% the S&P500.

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