Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) Trades at $117.94 After Triangle; Oil States International 4 (OIS) Shorts Lowered By 6.29%

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) formed triangle with $109.68 target or 7.00% below today’s $117.94 share price. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) has $52.31 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $117.94. About 2.68 million shares traded or 36.46% up from the average. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) has risen 15.83% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.87% the S&P500.

Oil States International 4 (NYSE:OIS) had a decrease of 6.29% in short interest. OIS’s SI was 6.96M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 6.29% from 7.43M shares previously. With 415,700 avg volume, 17 days are for Oil States International 4 (NYSE:OIS)’s short sellers to cover OIS’s short positions. The SI to Oil States International 4’s float is 13.77%. The stock increased 2.40% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $31.95. About 1.00M shares traded or 40.14% up from the average. Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has declined 1.92% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.62% the S&P500.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 sales for $29.40 million activity. Another trade for 25,115 shares valued at $2.91M was made by O’Brien Dermot J on Monday, January 1. Sackman Stuart also sold $55,346 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Friday, September 1. 20,909 shares were sold by Politi Douglas W, worth $2.42M on Monday, January 1. Weinstein Donald also sold $263,968 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) shares. The insider Ayala John sold 6,508 shares worth $755,123. Shares for $2.34 million were sold by Flynn Edward B III on Sunday, December 31. On Friday, September 1 Black Maria sold $67,290 worth of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) or 631 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.68 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 60 investors sold Automatic Data Processing, Inc. shares while 457 reduced holdings. 109 funds opened positions while 241 raised stakes. 342.26 million shares or 3.77% less from 355.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kistler holds 1,903 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Acg Wealth holds 0.29% or 15,033 shares. Liberty Management Incorporated has invested 0.38% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 0.2% or 667,866 shares. Moreover, Pinebridge Limited Partnership has 0.01% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Palisade Asset invested 0.55% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Griffin Asset Mgmt holds 1,878 shares. Bragg owns 0.17% invested in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 10,083 shares. Dubuque National Bank & Trust holds 725 shares. Davenport Limited Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) for 17,010 shares. Aviance Prtn Ltd holds 7,259 shares. Security Tru has 44,247 shares. The Tennessee-based State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.07% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Rosenbaum Jay D has invested 0.72% in Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP). Cypress Cap Gru reported 8,632 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering Automatic Data (NASDAQ:ADP), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Automatic Data had 49 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, December 16. The stock of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, July 29. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $114 target in Friday, November 3 report. As per Tuesday, December 20, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Monday, August 28 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, May 2 with “Sector Perform”. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Compass Point on Friday, April 15. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) rating on Monday, January 30. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $105 target. Bank of America maintained Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) on Friday, October 13 with “Neutral” rating.

Analysts await Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.89 earnings per share, up 2.30% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.87 per share. ADP’s profit will be $394.70 million for 33.13 P/E if the $0.89 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.91 actual earnings per share reported by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.20% negative EPS growth.

Among 21 analysts covering Oil States (NYSE:OIS), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Oil States had 66 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, March 28 the stock rating was downgraded by Howard Weil to “Sector Perform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) rating on Friday, June 30. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $4400 target. Piper Jaffray upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $32 target in Thursday, March 31 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) rating on Thursday, July 20. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $3000 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $30.0 target in Friday, September 1 report. On Thursday, January 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 18 by SunTrust. The stock of Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, November 9. The stock of Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 6. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, April 29 by RBC Capital Markets.