Landec (LNDC) At $13.05 Forms Bottom; Afam Capital Cut Manpower (MAN) Position

Landec Corporation (LNDC) formed multiple bottom with $12.14 target or 7.00% below today’s $13.05 share price. Landec Corporation (LNDC) has $359.32 million valuation. The stock decreased 1.51% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $13.05. About 22,561 shares traded. Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) has risen 17.05% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.35% the S&P500.

Afam Capital Inc decreased Manpower Inc (MAN) stake by 37.85% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Afam Capital Inc sold 39,134 shares as Manpower Inc (MAN)’s stock rose 4.77%. The Afam Capital Inc holds 64,261 shares with $7.57M value, down from 103,395 last quarter. Manpower Inc now has $8.80 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.04% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $132.79. About 349,726 shares traded. ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) has risen 32.35% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $2.05 earnings per share, up 13.89% or $0.25 from last year’s $1.8 per share. MAN’s profit will be $135.85 million for 16.19 P/E if the $2.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.04 actual earnings per share reported by ManpowerGroup Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.49% EPS growth.

Afam Capital Inc increased Ship Finance Int’l (NYSE:SFL) stake by 21,879 shares to 218,729 valued at $3.17 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Msci Thailand Capped Etf (THD) stake by 21,517 shares and now owns 93,505 shares. Ishares National Muni Bond Etf (MUB) was raised too.

Among 15 analysts covering ManpowerGroup Inc (NYSE:MAN), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. ManpowerGroup Inc had 43 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Monday, November 20 with “Hold” rating. Avondale maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) rating on Monday, April 25. Avondale has “Market Outperform” rating and $96 target. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets. Argus Research maintained ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, June 24 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Underperform”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 13 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, September 1 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 1. The company was maintained on Friday, September 29 by BMO Capital Markets.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $4.05 million activity. PAYNE ULICE JR sold $226,674 worth of ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Friday, August 4. SWAN MARA E also sold $829,173 worth of ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) on Monday, October 23. $957,591 worth of stock was sold by Boswell Gina on Tuesday, October 24.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.08, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 22 investors sold MAN shares while 134 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 111 raised stakes. 59.90 million shares or 0.51% less from 60.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dubuque Bancorporation And holds 100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Advisors Incorporated accumulated 5 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D holds 0.02% of its portfolio in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) for 51,100 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Company stated it has 44,719 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Moreover, Bankshares Of Hawaii has 0.02% invested in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Proshare Advsr Limited Company reported 4,672 shares stake. Glenmede Tru Company Na stated it has 0.21% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). New York-based Gamco Invsts Et Al has invested 0% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Citigroup Inc reported 50,433 shares. Plante Moran Fincl Ltd Co has invested 0.18% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Boston Prtnrs reported 3.64 million shares. 9,728 are owned by Breton Hill Cap Ltd. Deutsche Bancshares Ag has invested 0.02% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Tower Research Limited Liability Com (Trc) has invested 0% of its portfolio in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Lazard Asset Mgmt Ltd has invested 0% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN).

Among 4 analysts covering Landec (NASDAQ:LNDC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Landec has $18 highest and $12 lowest target. $16’s average target is 22.61% above currents $13.05 stock price. Landec had 7 analyst reports since November 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 18 by Wunderlich. On Wednesday, July 26 the stock rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Hold”. The rating was initiated by Maxim Group on Tuesday, June 7 with “Buy”. The stock of Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Maxim Group. Wedbush initiated Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) rating on Friday, July 8. Wedbush has “Neutral” rating and $12 target. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 25 by Sidoti. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Maxim Group.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.39 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 9 investors sold Landec Corporation shares while 29 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 25.56 million shares or 1.82% more from 25.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Equity Serv has invested 0% in Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC). Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 9,353 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Crestwood Group Limited Com accumulated 15,588 shares or 0.02% of the stock. D E Shaw And invested 0% in Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC). The Georgia-based Buckhead Capital Management Ltd has invested 0.11% in Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC). Goldman Sachs Gp holds 0% or 57,220 shares in its portfolio. Neuberger Berman Gp Lc owns 0% invested in Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC) for 40,725 shares. 377,245 are held by Ariel Invs Lc. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc holds 0% or 18,574 shares. First Interstate National Bank stated it has 16,865 shares. Thomson Horstmann Bryant reported 732,109 shares. North Star Investment Management Corporation accumulated 0.32% or 198,175 shares. Renaissance Technology has invested 0% in Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC). American Intll Group Inc has invested 0% in Landec Corporation (NASDAQ:LNDC). Vanguard Grp Inc accumulated 1.33M shares or 0% of the stock.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $96,659 activity. 7,399 shares were sold by Hemmeter Molly, worth $96,659 on Monday, October 23.

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