Kempner Capital Management Has Cut By $659,400 Its Capital One Fin’l (COF) Position; Casella Waste Systems Has 0.98 Sentiment

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a vertically-integrated solid waste services firm in the northeastern United States. The company has market cap of $935.05 million. The firm operates through Eastern Region, Western Region, Recycling, and Other divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers resource management services primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling, and organics services to residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial customers.

Kempner Capital Management Inc decreased Capital One Fin’l Corp (COF) stake by 17.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kempner Capital Management Inc sold 7,850 shares as Capital One Fin’l Corp (COF)’s stock declined 12.57%. The Kempner Capital Management Inc holds 35,884 shares with $3.04 million value, down from 43,734 last quarter. Capital One Fin’l Corp now has $48.44 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $99.92. About 1.17M shares traded. Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has risen 13.81% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.89% the S&P500.

Analysts await Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $0.09 EPS, up 80.00% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.05 per share. CWST’s profit will be $3.78 million for 61.78 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual EPS reported by Casella Waste Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -70.00% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Casella Waste’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Casella Waste, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $11.0 while the high is $15.0. The stock’s average target of $13 is -41.55% below today’s ($22.24) share price. CWST was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 7, 2016. First Analysis downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Friday, December 9 report. The company was maintained on Monday, November 7 by Wedbush.

The stock increased 1.88% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $22.24. About 272,930 shares traded. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) has risen 99.42% since December 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $3.28 million activity.

Portolan Capital Management Llc holds 3.57% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. for 1.59 million shares. Skylands Capital Llc owns 1.02 million shares or 2.54% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tygh Capital Management Inc. has 1.45% invested in the company for 385,652 shares. The New York-based Walthausen & Co. Llc has invested 1.33% in the stock. Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 631,991 shares.

Analysts await Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) to report earnings on January, 23 after the close. They expect $1.84 EPS, up 26.90% or $0.39 from last year’s $1.45 per share. COF’s profit will be $891.92 million for 13.58 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.42 actual EPS reported by Capital One Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.97% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 51 investors sold COF shares while 241 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 250 raised stakes. 422.76 million shares or 0.55% more from 420.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cibc Ww Mkts invested 0% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). The Rhode Island-based Weybosset And Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has invested 3.99% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). Evanston Invests Incorporated Dba Evanston holds 93,074 shares or 1.9% of its portfolio. Livingston Grp Inc Asset Mngmt (Operating As Southport Capital Management) holds 1.14% or 31,523 shares. First Republic Investment Management owns 107,882 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. 2.09M were accumulated by Morgan Stanley. The Illinois-based Ubs Asset Americas has invested 0.13% in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF). 7,650 are held by Crawford Invest Counsel. Moreover, Numeric Lc has 0.76% invested in Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) for 1.17M shares. Ims Cap Mgmt owns 12,345 shares or 0.67% of their US portfolio. Stevens Limited Partnership, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 79,938 shares. Reliance Trust Com Of Delaware holds 6,951 shares. Kelly Lawrence W Associate Inc Ca reported 173,986 shares. Td Asset Mngmt Incorporated holds 712,100 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 29.32M shares.

Among 35 analysts covering Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Capital One Financial Corp. had 93 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Tuesday, October 11. On Wednesday, January 27 the stock rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Neutral”. On Monday, December 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 25 by Wedbush. The stock of Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 29 by Nomura. Robert W. Baird maintained Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Instinet upgraded Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) on Wednesday, March 29 to “Buy” rating. Wedbush maintained the shares of COF in report on Monday, December 11 with “Hold” rating.