Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Forms $72.63 Double Top; Last Week CIRCOR International, Inc. (CIR) Analysts

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Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) formed double top with $76.26 target or 5.00% above today’s $72.63 share price. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) has $1.47 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.09% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $72.63. About 155,117 shares traded. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has declined 13.27% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.82% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering CIRCOR International (NYSE:CIR), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. CIRCOR International had 29 analyst reports since November 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Monday, May 2. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 14 with “Buy”. The stock of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the shares of CIR in report on Friday, February 17 to “Sector Weight” rating. The stock of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 25. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) on Tuesday, November 7 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by SunTrust. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by SunTrust. The firm has “Accumulate” rating by Seaport Global given on Wednesday, March 9. The rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy” on Thursday, June 22. See CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) latest ratings:

01/03/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $56.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $61 New Target: $54 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $61.0 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0 Maintain
10/12/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain

More news for CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “CIRCOR Mexico Earns API Certifications for Quality Management” on May 04, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s article titled: “Circor (CIR) Tops Q1 EPS by 8c, Guides Q2 EPS Below Views” and published on May 01, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock increased 2.22% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $50.17. About 80,951 shares traded. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) has declined 27.45% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.00% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 7 investors sold CIRCOR International, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 16.91 million shares or 4.21% more from 16.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wellington Gp Llp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR). Cim Mangement Incorporated has 7,432 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR). Retail Bank Of America De reported 0% in CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR). Credit Suisse Ag reported 0% stake. Geode Capital Mgmt Limited Co has invested 0% in CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR). Ls Advsrs Limited Liability invested in 460 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 13,070 shares. First Mercantile Trust Communications accumulated 3,746 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Com holds 0% or 2,620 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup Inc has 4,113 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wilen Investment Mgmt Corporation owns 9,842 shares for 0.31% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas owns 4,813 shares. Art Limited Com invested 0.02% of its portfolio in CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR). Citadel Advisors Limited Liability Corp reported 62,348 shares.

CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, makes, and markets engineered products and sub-systems for gas and oil, aerospace, power and process, and industrial solutions markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $994.35 million. It operates through two divisions, Energy and Advanced Flow Solutions. It has a 71.67 P/E ratio. The Energy segment offers a range of flow control solutions and services, including valves, such as engineered trunion and floating ball valves; gate, globe, and check valves; and butterfly valves, as well as delayed coking unheading devices and fluid catalytic converter valves.

Analysts await Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $2.16 earnings per share, up 15.51% or $0.29 from last year’s $1.87 per share. GPI’s profit will be $43.66M for 8.41 P/E if the $2.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.70 actual earnings per share reported by Group 1 Automotive, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.06% EPS growth.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $12.72 million activity. Another trade for 28,519 shares valued at $2.28M was made by HESTERBERG EARL J on Tuesday, January 16. STRANGE J TERRY sold $401,362 worth of stock.

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