Copper Rock Capital Partners Decreased Its Green Dot (GDOT) Position; Forward Air (FWRD) Covered By 3 Bullish Analysts Last Week

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Among 9 analysts covering Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Forward Air had 28 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, December 2. The stock of Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Cowen & Co. Stephens maintained the shares of FWRD in report on Friday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 23. Robert W. Baird maintained Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) rating on Friday, November 10. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $60.0 target. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 14 with “Hold”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 21 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of FWRD in report on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. See Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) latest ratings:

09/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $74.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $59.0 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy Upgrade
08/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $60.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $54.0 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold Old Target: $47 New Target: $52 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $51.0 Maintain

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc decreased Green Dot Corp (GDOT) stake by 35.26% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc sold 248,757 shares as Green Dot Corp (GDOT)’s stock rose 5.83%. The Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc holds 456,792 shares with $27.75M value, down from 705,549 last quarter. Green Dot Corp now has $3.25B valuation. The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $63.41. About 275,319 shares traded. Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) has risen 97.84% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 86.29% the S&P500.

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 -18.62% below currents $63.41 stock price. Green Dot had 51 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 7 by Northland Capital. BTIG Research upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 16 report. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was upgraded by BTIG Research to “Buy”. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of GDOT in report on Wednesday, September 30 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by BTIG Research on Friday, November 6. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, February 22 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Thursday, February 25 with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy” on Monday, February 26. Northland Capital maintained the shares of GDOT in report on Thursday, March 22 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, March 18, the company rating was downgraded by BTIG Research.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 selling transactions for $17.84 million activity. On Thursday, February 22 the insider Unruh Jess sold $368,550. Streit Steven W also sold $819,058 worth of Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) shares. Dent Mary had sold 7,037 shares worth $457,616 on Thursday, March 1. Another trade for 6,500 shares valued at $396,606 was sold by Shifke Mark L. 8,952 shares were sold by Bridgforth-Hodges Glinda, worth $583,170 on Wednesday, February 28. Archer Kuan sold 12,356 shares worth $759,223.

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 14.28 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 11 investors sold GDOT 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. Jpmorgan Chase And Comm reported 0.01% stake. Art Ltd has 0.13% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) for 49,398 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership owns 52,108 shares. Vanguard Grp Incorporated owns 5.19M shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Ameriprise Financial, Minnesota-based fund reported 367,746 shares. Verition Fund Management Ltd Liability Corporation has 3,581 shares. Natixis invested in 44,266 shares or 0.02% of the stock. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 35,625 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Smith Graham And Inv Advsr Limited Partnership has 1.61% invested in Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT). Walleye Trading Ltd Company reported 1,975 shares. Copper Rock Cap Prtn Limited invested in 456,792 shares. Whittier Of Nevada owns 1,650 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio reported 0.01% stake. Boston Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 237,150 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Mgmt owns 262,387 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio.

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc increased Callaway Golf Co (NYSE:ELY) stake by 483,441 shares to 2.43 million valued at $34.12M in 2017Q4. It also upped Ishares Tr Brazil Sm (EWZS) stake by 220,720 shares and now owns 246,420 shares. Ingevity Corp was raised too.

Forward Air Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an asset-light freight and logistics firm in the United State and Canada. The company has market cap of $1.59 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Expedited LTL, Truckload Premium Services , Intermodal, and Pool Distribution. It has a 18.69 P/E ratio. The Expedited LTL segment provides expedited regional, inter-regional, and national less-than-truckload services, as well as local pick-up and delivery services.

The stock increased 0.43% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $54.01. About 224,639 shares traded. Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD) has risen 11.41% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.14% the S&P500.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $135,508 activity. LYNCH GEORGE M had sold 2,443 shares worth $135,508 on Monday, February 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.48, from 1.9 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 9 investors sold Forward Air Corporation shares while 60 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 28.01 million shares or 0.61% less from 28.18 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Glenmede Trust Na has 3,860 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ameriprise Financial Incorporated accumulated 0.01% or 271,960 shares. Convergence Invest Prtnrs Lc owns 14,362 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Pacad Invest Ltd accumulated 1,800 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Moreover, New York State Teachers Retirement has 0.01% invested in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD). Keybank Natl Association Oh holds 24,300 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ajo L P reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD). 16 were accumulated by Parkside Natl Bank. Arrowmark Colorado Ltd Liability owns 2.00M shares. Logan Mgmt has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD). 125,600 were reported by Numeric Investors. Public Sector Pension Inv Board holds 19,136 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan stated it has 0.2% in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD). Proshare Advsr Ltd Co invested in 0% or 5,297 shares. The Connecticut-based Verition Fund Mgmt Lc has invested 0.02% in Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ:FWRD).

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