Why Kuan Archer Unloaded 27,609 Stock of Green Dot (GDOT)?; United Rentals North America (URI) Sentiment Is 0.92

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United Rentals North America Inc (URI) investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.17, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 232 funds started new and increased equity positions, while 252 cut down and sold their holdings in United Rentals North America Inc. The funds in our database now have: 71.73 million shares, down from 74.23 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding United Rentals North America Inc in top ten equity positions increased from 9 to 11 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 43 Reduced: 209 Increased: 156 New Position: 76.

Analysts await Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, up 19.35% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.93 per share. GDOT’s profit will be $56.93 million for 14.30 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual earnings per share reported by Green Dot Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 909.09% EPS growth.

Kuan Archer, the well informed man, who’s also the Chief Operating Officer of Green Dot Corp unloaded approximately 27,609 shares of the company with market value of about $1,723,662 U.S Dollars which is based on a stock price of 62.4 U.S Dollars for each one share. Today, Kuan Archer possess 247,107 shares or 0.48% of Green Dot Corp’s total market cap. A Form 4 ready for use here discloses this insider activity, that took place on 04/04/2018 and was filed with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission.

Among 18 analysts covering Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Green Dot has $76.0 highest and $17 lowest target. $51.60’s average target is -18.70% below currents $63.47 stock price. Green Dot had 51 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Northland Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $4200 target in Monday, August 7 report. The stock of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) earned “Hold” rating by Lake Street on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, September 18. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of GDOT in report on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. Compass Point maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by BTIG Research given on Tuesday, February 16. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Tuesday, January 17. The rating was upgraded by William Blair on Wednesday, August 9 to “Buy”. The stock of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, January 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Craig Hallum.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 11 investors sold Green Dot Corporation shares while 67 reduced holdings. 42 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 40.03 million shares or 2.12% more from 39.20 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Millennium Mgmt Ltd accumulated 0.02% or 294,409 shares. Capstone Investment Advsr invested 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Geode Cap Mngmt Llc stated it has 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Aperio Grp Incorporated Llc has invested 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). James Inv Research Inc invested 0.08% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). First Tru L P reported 57,716 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.01% in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Arrowstreet Lp invested in 136,944 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Arizona State Retirement System stated it has 76,874 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1,975 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Riverhead Cap Management Limited Liability Company, Delaware-based fund reported 5,319 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Moreover, Axa has 0% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated owns 260,185 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Trexquant Invest L P has 0.14% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) for 20,746 shares.

Green Dot Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a pro-consumer technology bank holding firm that provides personal banking for the masses. The company has market cap of $3.26 billion. It offers reloadable prepaid debit cards and cash reload processing services in the United States, as well as mobile banking services with its GoBank mobile checking account. It has a 39.42 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s products include Green Dot MasterCards, Visa-branded prepaid debit cards, and various co-branded reloadable prepaid card programs; Visa-branded gift and credit cards; and swipe reload products, which enables cash loading and transfer services through Green Dot Network.

The stock increased 1.41% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $63.47. About 201,326 shares traded. Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) has risen 97.84% since April 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.29% the S&P500.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 24 insider sales for $17.84 million activity. On Tuesday, February 13 the insider Streit Steven W sold $1.22 million. 5,670 shares were sold by Unruh Jess, worth $368,550. The insider Shifke Mark L sold 6,500 shares worth $442,602. Archer Kuan also sold $759,223 worth of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) on Thursday, February 1. The insider Dent Mary sold 7,037 shares worth $457,616. $583,170 worth of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) shares were sold by Bridgforth-Hodges Glinda.

Analysts await United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $2.43 EPS, up 49.08% or $0.80 from last year’s $1.63 per share. URI’s profit will be $204.51 million for 17.87 P/E if the $2.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.34 actual EPS reported by United Rentals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.25% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 2.47% or $4.18 during the last trading session, reaching $173.68. About 1.48 million shares traded or 4.95% up from the average. United Rentals, Inc. (URI) has risen 48.17% since April 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.62% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 25% of United Rentals’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating United Rentals, 2 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $79.0 while the high is $130.0. The stock’s average target of $104.50 is -39.83% below today’s ($173.68) share price. URI was included in 8 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. As per Thursday, August 18, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The stock of United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 7 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Outperform” on Thursday, January 26. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research. Stifel Nicolaus maintained United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE:URI) on Friday, January 27 with “Hold” rating. Argus Research initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 4 report. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, November 10 to “Neutral”.

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