KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR)’s COO & Chief Strategy Officer Donald Gottwald Unloaded 10000 shares of the Company; Pandora Media (P) Has 1.5 Sentiment

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Sentiment for Pandora Media Inc (P)

Pandora Media Inc (P) investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2018 Q1. It’s up 0.46, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. The ratio improved, as 111 investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 74 trimmed and sold holdings in Pandora Media Inc. The investment managers in our database now own: 239.08 million shares, up from 233.88 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Pandora Media Inc in top ten holdings decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 35 Reduced: 39 Increased: 71 New Position: 40.

More recent KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “ADESA Canada Names New Vice President of Dealer Sales” on June 13, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “ADESA Appoints New General Managers in Chicago and Fresno” on June 12, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “KAR Auction Services Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference” with publication date: May 30, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $6.47 million activity. POLAK REBECCA C. also sold $2.47M worth of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) on Tuesday, March 13. The insider Gottwald Donald S. sold $549,634. The insider Price Lisa A. sold $354,757.

Among 13 analysts covering KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. KAR Auction Services has $66 highest and $35 lowest target. $52.92’s average target is -3.64% below currents $54.92 stock price. KAR Auction Services had 32 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of KAR in report on Friday, February 12 to “Neutral” rating. Jefferies maintained KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) rating on Thursday, August 4. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $50 target. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of KAR in report on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Gabelli on Thursday, November 2 to “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the shares of KAR in report on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy” rating. Stephens downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 7 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Friday, July 24. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. The stock of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, May 2 with “Buy”.

The stock increased 0.31% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $54.92. About 236,254 shares traded. KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) has risen 21.91% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.34% the S&P500. Some Historical KAR News: ; 08/05/2018 – KAR Auction Sees FY Net $329M-Net $349.7M; 19/03/2018 – TradeRev Unveils `H’ – Artificial Intelligence to Enhance the Digital Auction Experience; 08/05/2018 – KAR AUCTION 1Q OPER REV. $950.5M, EST. $923.7M; 08/05/2018 – KAR AUCTION SERVICES INC KAR.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $2.97 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 16/05/2018 – KAR Auction Presenting at Barclays Conference May 22; 19/03/2018 – TradeRev Unveils ‘H’ – Artificial Intelligence to Enhance the Digital Auction Experience; 14/03/2018 – KAR Auction Services Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference; 24/04/2018 – KAR Auction Services, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2018 Earnings; 27/03/2018 – KAR Auction Presenting at Bank of America Conference Tomorrow; 08/05/2018 – KAR Auction 1Q EPS 66c

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.47, from 1.69 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 26 investors sold KAR Auction Services, Inc. shares while 101 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 129.13 million shares or 1.22% more from 127.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Corsair Mgmt Lp holds 0.3% of its portfolio in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) for 29,815 shares. Gamco Et Al reported 454,450 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 12,440 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Federated Invsts Pa owns 0.15% invested in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) for 944,311 shares. Moreover, Clearbridge Invs Ltd has 0% invested in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR). 4.53M were reported by D E Shaw And. Cibc Asset Management Inc owns 4,913 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hbk L P, a Texas-based fund reported 16,791 shares. Moreover, Carlson Capital Limited Partnership has 0.33% invested in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) for 407,100 shares. Manchester Mngmt holds 0% or 89 shares. State Street Corporation reported 1.78 million shares. Los Angeles Mgmt & Equity Incorporated accumulated 46,956 shares. Barnett Com Inc accumulated 0.01% or 500 shares. Loomis Sayles And Lp holds 0.07% of its portfolio in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) for 611,323 shares. Reilly Advsr Limited Liability Company accumulated 147 shares or 0% of the stock.

Analysts await KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.79 EPS, up 21.54% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.65 per share. KAR’s profit will be $106.62 million for 17.38 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by KAR Auction Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.66% negative EPS growth.

The insider Donald Gottwald who is COO & Chief Strategy Officer of Kar Auction Services Inc sold some 10,000 shares of the stock exchange listed company worth near $552,013 U.S Dollars calculated based on $55.2 for every share. Donald is trying to silently decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last month. He sold another 10,000 shares worth $533,900 USD. At present, Donald Gottwald owns 22,967 shares which make up about 0.02% of the Company’s market capitalization.

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides vehicle auction services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $7.41 billion. It operates in three divisions: ADESA Auctions, IAA, and AFC. It has a 20.96 P/E ratio. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities.

Pandora Media, Inc. provides Internet music platform services in North America. The company has market cap of $2.14 billion. The firm allows its listeners to create personalized stations to access music and comedy catalogs, as well as personalized playlist generating system; and offers Pandora Plus and Pandora Premium, a paid subscription service to listeners. It currently has negative earnings. Pandora Media, Inc. also sells audio, display, and video advertising to advertisers for delivery on computer, mobile, and other connected device platforms.

Ratings analysis reveals 55% of Pandora Media’s analysts are positive. Out of 11 Wall Street analysts rating Pandora Media, 6 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $12.0 while the high is $18.0. The stock’s average target of $14.50 is 80.24% above today’s ($8.045) share price. P was included in 11 notes of analysts from September 12, 2016. Barrington Research maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, October 28 report. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, October 17 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Aegis Capital on Tuesday, December 6. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 24 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Wednesday, September 14. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of P in report on Wednesday, September 14 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 17 by Credit Suisse. Oppenheimer upgraded Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE:P) on Tuesday, December 6 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 12 by SunTrust. Albert Fried downgraded the stock to “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, October 26 report.

Sls Management Llc holds 12.23% of its portfolio in Pandora Media, Inc. for 672,674 shares. Crosslink Capital Inc owns 5.64 million shares or 5.69% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kopernik Global Investors Llc has 4.95% invested in the company for 6.32 million shares. The Virginia-based Foxhaven Asset Management Lp has invested 2.59% in the stock. Slate Path Capital Lp, a New York-based fund reported 7.32 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 sales for $1.09 million activity.

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