California Water Service Group (CWT) Forms $43.50 Double Top; Horace Mann Educators N (HMN) SI Decreased By 14.42%

California Water Service Group (CWT) formed double top with $47.42 target or 9.00% above today’s $43.50 share price. California Water Service Group (CWT) has $2.09B valuation. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $43.5. About 196,532 shares traded or 10.11% up from the average. California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) has risen 22.84% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.14% the S&P500.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation N (NYSE:HMN) had a decrease of 14.42% in short interest. HMN’s SI was 364,500 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 14.42% from 425,900 shares previously. With 163,100 avg volume, 2 days are for Horace Mann Educators Corporation N (NYSE:HMN)’s short sellers to cover HMN’s short positions. The SI to Horace Mann Educators Corporation N’s float is 0.91%. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $43.5. About 94,532 shares traded. Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) has risen 12.86% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.84% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.47 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.50, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 7 investors sold Horace Mann Educators Corporation shares while 48 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 41.01 million shares or 3.58% more from 39.60 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bancorporation Of New York Mellon invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Oppenheimer Asset accumulated 24,923 shares. Laurion Cap L P invested in 9,500 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Sg Americas Limited Liability Corp has 0.01% invested in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). New York State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 478,789 shares. Nuveen Asset Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 406,317 shares. Invesco Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) for 1.00M shares. 460,562 are owned by Voya Inv Mgmt Limited Liability. Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 0.01% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Endurance Wealth Mgmt has invested 0% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Shell Asset owns 145,801 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Pinebridge Invests Ltd Partnership invested in 0.05% or 50,668 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And Incorporated stated it has 100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Citigroup Inc invested in 28,735 shares or 0% of the stock. Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Limited Liability Com has 0.23% invested in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN).

Since September 29, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $137,725 activity. On Friday, September 29 Stricker Robert sold $137,725 worth of Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) or 3,500 shares.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a multiline insurance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.77 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity Products, Life Insurance, and Corporate and Other. It has a 28.41 P/E ratio. It underwrites and markets personal lines of property and casualty insurance, including personal lines automobile and homeowners insurance products; retirement products, such as tax-qualified annuities; and life insurance products.

Among 4 analysts covering Horace Mann Educators Corp (NYSE:HMN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Horace Mann Educators Corp had 10 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Wood on Tuesday, September 5 to “Market Perform”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Friday, May 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Tuesday, September 5, the company rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “” rating by Wood on Tuesday, April 11. The firm has “Sell” rating by Wood given on Monday, May 29. On Monday, December 4 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by JMP Securities with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, November 10. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, August 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 11 by Janney Capital.

Analysts await California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.24 earnings per share, down 22.58% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.31 per share. CWT’s profit will be $11.53M for 45.31 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by California Water Service Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -65.71% negative EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering California Water Service (NYSE:CWT), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. California Water Service has $41.0 highest and $24 lowest target. $36.50’s average target is -16.09% below currents $43.5 stock price. California Water Service had 14 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Janney Capital downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, April 19 report. On Wednesday, January 18 the stock rating was initiated by Macquarie Research with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 7 by Gabelli. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of CWT in report on Friday, October 27 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Gabelli on Monday, May 1. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, April 4. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 3 by Hilliard Lyons. Robert W. Baird initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $33 target in Friday, October 14 report. Robert W. Baird maintained California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) rating on Friday, October 6. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $35.0 target.