Kraton (KRA) Is At $48.03 Formed Wedge; Scopus Asset Management LP Increased Eagle Materials (Call) (EXP) Stake

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Kraton Corporation (KRA) formed wedge down with $44.67 target or 7.00% below today’s $48.03 share price. Kraton Corporation (KRA) has $1.52B valuation. The stock decreased 2.89% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $48.03. About 249,753 shares traded. Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) has risen 66.15% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.60% the S&P500.

Scopus Asset Management Lp increased Eagle Materials Inc (Call) (EXP) stake by 35.14% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Scopus Asset Management Lp acquired 65,000 shares as Eagle Materials Inc (Call) (EXP)’s stock declined 6.85%. The Scopus Asset Management Lp holds 250,000 shares with $28.33M value, up from 185,000 last quarter. Eagle Materials Inc (Call) now has $4.85 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.60% or $2.66 during the last trading session, reaching $99.65. About 494,737 shares traded. Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) has risen 5.94% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.61% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.08, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 23 investors sold EXP shares while 99 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 45.84 million shares or 4.15% more from 44.01 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 19,708 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 17,894 shares. Barclays Public Limited Liability Com accumulated 12,647 shares. Clearbridge holds 0% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 1,215 shares. First Mercantile Trust accumulated 4,975 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 9,988 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wellington Shields Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 28,100 shares. Meritage Management holds 1.04% or 95,859 shares. Ack Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has 2.54% invested in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 100,000 shares. Frontier Capital Limited Liability Co holds 1.20 million shares or 0.99% of its portfolio. Earnest Partners Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) for 20 shares. 459,238 were accumulated by Price T Rowe Md. Daiwa Securities holds 0.04% in Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) or 44,300 shares. Legal And General Group Public Limited Co invested in 0% or 46,443 shares. 80,790 were reported by Manufacturers Life The.

Among 10 analysts covering Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Eagle Materials had 31 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) earned “Buy” rating by BB&T Capital on Monday, March 28. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120.0 target in Thursday, August 31 report. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Citigroup upgraded Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) on Monday, July 31 to “Buy” rating. On Friday, November 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, December 15, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. CL King downgraded Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) on Tuesday, July 26 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, October 23. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research to “Hold”.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $3.28 million activity. $881,721 worth of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) was sold by Graass James H on Monday, October 30. 7,183 Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares with value of $768,581 were sold by Devlin William R. Haack Michael sold $774,065 worth of stock or 6,731 shares. $856,905 worth of Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) was sold by ESSL GERALD J on Thursday, October 26.

Scopus Asset Management Lp decreased Marriott Intl Inc New (NASDAQ:MAR) stake by 490,000 shares to 625,000 valued at $84.83M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Tronox Ltd (Call) (NYSE:TROX) stake by 177,400 shares and now owns 300,000 shares. Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Kraton Corporation shares while 69 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 28.49 million shares or 1.40% less from 28.89 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Communication Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 17,700 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems reported 0.03% stake. 249,140 were reported by Lombard Odier Asset Management (Usa). Grp One Trading L P has invested 0% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Ubs Asset Management Americas invested 0% of its portfolio in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). The Australia-based Macquarie Grp has invested 0% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Morgan Stanley holds 267,609 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mason Street Advisors reported 8,140 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc holds 0.04% or 15,787 shares in its portfolio. New York-based Prelude Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Manufacturers Life Insur Commerce The has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas invested in 10,853 shares or 0% of the stock. California Public Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Tci Wealth Advsr reported 34 shares stake. Los Angeles Cap Mngmt Equity Rech reported 32,103 shares.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $381,460 activity. $52,100 worth of stock was sold by Fogarty Kevin Michael on Monday, December 18. Simmons James Leo also sold $329,360 worth of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Kraton Performance Polymers had 8 analyst reports since October 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, February 21 with “Sell”. The stock of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) earned “Sell” rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 25. SunTrust maintained the shares of KRA in report on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) on Wednesday, October 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by UBS on Tuesday, October 27. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 1 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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