Cacti Asset Management Has Raised Its Halliburton Co (HAL) Holding; Vera Bradley (VRA) Sentiment Is 1.43

Vera Bradley, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and sells womenÂ’s handbags, luggage and travel items, fashion and home accessories, and gifts. The company has market cap of $329.99 million. The firm offers totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, backpacks, baby, and lunch bags; accessories, inclduing wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, jewelry, scarves, and various technology accessories; and travel products, such as rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags comprising duffel and weekend bags. It has a 186 P/E ratio. It also provides home products consisting of mugs and tumblers, as well as textiles products, such as throw blankets, beach towels, comforters, and wellness and beauty products; offers apparel/footwear, stationery, merchandising, and gift card products; and licenses its products.

Cacti Asset Management Llc increased Halliburton Co (HAL) stake by 13.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Cacti Asset Management Llc acquired 96,814 shares as Halliburton Co (HAL)’s stock declined 11.04%. The Cacti Asset Management Llc holds 804,430 shares with $36.67 million value, up from 707,616 last quarter. Halliburton Co now has $47.38 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $54.3. About 4.77 million shares traded. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) has risen 19.03% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.33% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Vera Bradley’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Vera Bradley, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. VRA was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 6, 2016. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. Telsey Advisory maintained Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) rating on Thursday, December 8. Telsey Advisory has “Market Perform” rating and $15.0 target.

Daruma Capital Management Llc holds 0.51% of its portfolio in Vera Bradley, Inc. for 936,363 shares. Matarin Capital Management Llc owns 465,525 shares or 0.35% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Monarch Capital Management Inc has 0.25% invested in the company for 76,783 shares. The Connecticut-based Point72 Asset Management L.P. has invested 0.12% in the stock. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., a California-based fund reported 400,450 shares.

Analysts await Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) to report earnings on March, 14. They expect $0.32 EPS, up 14.29% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.28 per share. VRA’s profit will be $11.35 million for 7.27 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual EPS reported by Vera Bradley, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 39.13% EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.11% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $9.3. About 109,133 shares traded. Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) has declined 49.97% since February 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 84 investors sold HAL shares while 297 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 254 raised stakes. 679.57 million shares or 0.21% less from 681.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cibc World Inc holds 0.05% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) or 208,970 shares. Menora Mivtachim Limited reported 386,245 shares. Advantus Mngmt Inc stated it has 87,824 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 1.16M shares. Amarillo Comml Bank holds 10,445 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Moreover, Parkwood Ltd has 0.14% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 20,772 shares. Ascend Cap Limited Liability Corporation holds 2.63% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) or 1.51M shares. Weatherly Asset Limited Partnership holds 1.07% in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) or 87,759 shares. Wellington Management Gru Llp has 0.15% invested in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 14.04 million shares. Cohen Klingenstein Ltd Liability Corporation holds 8,500 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gp holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) for 7.20 million shares. Usca Ria Limited Company stated it has 60,887 shares. Ls Invest Advsr Lc holds 29,367 shares. Caprock Group Inc Inc has 8,067 shares. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Ltd Llc accumulated 0.1% or 245,442 shares.