The Chairman and CEO of Total System Services, Inc. (TSS), Troy Woods Unloaded 213,056 Shares of the Company; Shorts at Innospec (IOSP) Lowered By 23.58%

Innospec Incorporated (NASDAQ:IOSP) had a decrease of 23.58% in short interest. IOSP’s SI was 204,500 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 23.58% from 267,600 shares previously. With 110,100 avg volume, 2 days are for Innospec Incorporated (NASDAQ:IOSP)’s short sellers to cover IOSP’s short positions. The SI to Innospec Incorporated’s float is 0.86%. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $67.05. About 68,894 shares traded. Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) has risen 30.88% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.18% the S&P500.

The Chairman and CEO of Total System Services Inc, Troy Woods, has just sold – 213,056 shares of the company he’s leading – coming to a cumulative sell value of $17,857,320 USD (this based on share price of $83.8). In the last month, he also sold 49,540 shares with value $4,350,306 USD. A Form 4 available for review here discloses this insider activity, that was made on February 13, 2018 and was filed with the U.S. SEC. Troy Woods has around 0.25% of Total System Services Inc’s market cap or 454,553 shares. Considering the size of the transaction, it is difficult to stay hidden.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.22, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Total System Services, Inc. shares while 149 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 136.72 million shares or 0.41% less from 137.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.07% invested in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Westfield Management Communications L P holds 830,430 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Farmers And Merchants Investments holds 51 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) for 1.18 million shares. Prudential holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) for 1.05M shares. Deutsche Retail Bank Ag holds 0.04% or 936,881 shares in its portfolio. 59,370 are held by Canada Pension Plan Invest Board. 15,112 were accumulated by Virtu Fincl Ltd Liability Com. Franklin Resources Inc has invested 0% in Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS). Schroder Invest Group Inc accumulated 737,800 shares. Ing Groep Nv owns 18,203 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt invested in 11,935 shares. Gateway Advisers Lc, a Ohio-based fund reported 10,153 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher, a New York-based fund reported 5,465 shares. 146,589 were accumulated by Chevy Chase Trust Holdings.

Among 31 analysts covering Total System Services (NYSE:TSS), 18 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Total System Services has $102.0 highest and $44 lowest target. $81.57’s average target is -4.01% below currents $84.98 stock price. Total System Services had 104 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, July 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 23 with “Buy”. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, February 6. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by Cowen & Co. Jefferies maintained Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $59.0 target. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 12 report. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Buy” on Thursday, February 2. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, May 6 by Cowen & Co.

Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $8.49 million activity. 11,900 shares valued at $1.04 million were sold by Todd Paul M on Monday, January 29. 2,686 shares were sold by WEAVER DORENDA K, worth $235,868. Watson Patricia A sold $189,549 worth of stock. On Friday, January 26 the insider USSERY RICHARD W sold $666,259. GRIFFITH G SANDERS III sold 13,146 shares worth $1.15M. 49,540 shares valued at $4.35 million were sold by WOODS M TROY on Monday, January 29.

The stock increased 1.12% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $84.98. About 1.23 million shares traded. Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) has risen 9.69% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.01% the S&P500.

Total System Services, Inc. provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company has market cap of $15.62 billion. It operates through four divisions: North America Services, International Services, Merchant Services, and NetSpend. It has a 26.89 P/E ratio. The firm offers account processing and output services, including processing the card application, initiating service for the cardholder, processing card transaction for the issuing retailer or financial institution, and accumulating the accountÂ’s transactions.

Innospec Inc. develops, manufactures, blends, markets, and supplies fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, personal care products, and other specialty chemicals to gas and oil exploration and production, oil refinery, fuel users, personal care formulation, home care, agrochemical and mining formulation, and other chemical and industrial companies worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. It operates through four divisions: Fuel Specialties, Performance Chemicals, Oilfield Services, and Octane Additives. It has a 18.52 P/E ratio. The Fuel Specialties segment offers a range of specialty chemical products used as additives in various fuels.

Among 4 analysts covering Innospec (NASDAQ:IOSP), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Innospec had 8 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 4 by Monness Crespi. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, April 5 report. Monness Crespi & Hardt downgraded Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) on Thursday, November 9 to “Neutral” rating. On Monday, October 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Neutral”. Johnson Rice upgraded Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) on Tuesday, November 14 to “Accumulate” rating. Monness Crespi downgraded the shares of IOSP in report on Monday, December 19 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) earned “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Tuesday, August 22.

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