Is U.S. Concrete, Inc. (USCR) Stock a Sell after Colin Sutherland’s Insider Trade?; Johnson Investment Counsel Has Decreased Cisco Systems (CSCO) Holding

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Johnson Investment Counsel Inc decreased Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) stake by 24.48% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc sold 265,956 shares as Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)’s stock rose 10.71%. The Johnson Investment Counsel Inc holds 820,269 shares with $31.42 million value, down from 1.09 million last quarter. Cisco Systems Inc. now has $217.56 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.70% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $45.16. About 25.45M shares traded or 1.15% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 25.57% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Johnson Investment Counsel Inc increased Medtronic Plc (NYSE:MDT) stake by 6,842 shares to 570,532 valued at $46.07M in 2017Q4. It also upped Vanguard Intermediate (VCIT) stake by 33,087 shares and now owns 166,142 shares. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) was raised too.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $10.28 million activity. 12,126 shares were sold by BURNS M MICHELE, worth $550,153 on Monday, February 26. Goeckeler David had sold 20,671 shares worth $940,559 on Thursday, March 15. 200,000 Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares with value of $7.59M were sold by BARTZ CAROL. SARIN ARUN also sold $625,751 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares. Shares for $578,740 were sold by MCGEARY RODERICK C on Thursday, December 14.

More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Is It Time To Sell Cisco?” on May 16, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Cisco Reports Third Quarter Earnings” published on May 16, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Cisco’s (CSCO) CEO Chuck Robbins on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “After-Hours Movers 5/16: (ESND) (EXTR) Higher; (ACXM) (CSCO) (TTWO) Lower (more…)” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Cisco Completes Acquisition of Accompany” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

Among 39 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 161 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, August 18 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, May 15. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 14 by GBH Insights. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, November 24 by Suntrust Robinson. BMO Capital Markets maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Wednesday, November 15. BMO Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $32.0 target. Drexel Hamilton maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3900 target in Tuesday, August 15 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9 with “Buy”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) rating on Thursday, January 18. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $43.0 target. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, May 19.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold CSCO shares while 660 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.54 billion shares or 1.52% less from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 80,290 were reported by North Star Asset. Stonehearth Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.07% or 2,652 shares in its portfolio. Atalanta Sosnoff Capital Lc reported 1.81% stake. Midas Mngmt accumulated 56,250 shares. Donaldson Cap Management Limited Co holds 3.2% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 23,742 shares. Citadel Limited Liability holds 6.97M shares. Pettee accumulated 0.27% or 11,838 shares. 11.44M were accumulated by Barclays Public Limited. First Hawaiian Fincl Bank holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 6,534 shares. Moreover, Macguire Cheswick & Tuttle Investment Counsel Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.31% invested in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 44,266 shares. First Commonwealth Financial Pa invested in 18,110 shares or 0.73% of the stock. Valmark Advisers Incorporated has 6,951 shares. Fdx Inc invested 0.37% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Tnb stated it has 0.11% in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). 21,900 were accumulated by Art Advisors Lc.

Analysts await U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $1.38 EPS, up 62.35% or $0.53 from last year’s $0.85 per share. USCR’s profit will be $23.20 million for 11.09 P/E if the $1.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.05 actual EPS reported by U.S. Concrete, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2,660.00% EPS growth.

U.S. Concrete, Inc. produces and sells ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and concrete-related services and products for the construction industry in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.03 billion. It operates through two divisions, Ready-Mixed Concrete and Aggregate Products. It has a 39.95 P/E ratio. The Ready-Mixed Concrete segment engages in the formulation, preparation, and delivery of ready-mixed concrete to customersÂ’ job sites; and the provision of various services that include the formulation of mixtures for specific design uses, on-site and lab product quality control, and customized delivery programs.

130 shares of Us Concrete Inc were unloaded by Colin Sutherland, the company’s director. These shares are valued at roughly $7,657 which has been calculated on the basis of the average transactions stock price ($58.9 of a share). Colin Sutherland right now has rights to 0.07% of the stock market cap of the Company.

Among 7 analysts covering U.S. Concrete (NASDAQ:USCR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. U.S. Concrete has $9800 highest and $7800 lowest target. $88’s average target is 43.79% above currents $61.2 stock price. U.S. Concrete had 15 analyst reports since November 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 24 report. Stephens maintained the shares of USCR in report on Monday, March 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 1 by DA Davidson. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. Sidoti downgraded U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) on Wednesday, April 20 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Thursday, April 21, the company rating was initiated by BB&T Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $98.0 target in Tuesday, September 26 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of USCR in report on Tuesday, May 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, March 2 with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.45, from 1.43 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 30 investors sold U.S. Concrete, Inc. shares while 67 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 18.51 million shares or 6.34% more from 17.41 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Schwab Charles Inv Management owns 73,115 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Us Bank De owns 19,349 shares. Dupont Cap Mngmt Corp holds 0.62% in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) or 325,368 shares. Kings Point Capital Mgmt stated it has 1,500 shares. Moreover, Loomis Sayles And Ltd Partnership has 0.03% invested in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 156,653 shares. Eaton Vance has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR). Morgan Stanley owns 0.01% invested in U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) for 345,691 shares. Inc holds 12,576 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Federated Pa invested in 0.02% or 96,900 shares. Putnam Invests Lc stated it has 39,500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Invesco holds 173,035 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System owns 6,700 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 10,579 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. New York State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 17,100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alpine Woods Cap Ltd Co accumulated 4,220 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $2.76 million activity. Another trade for 9,000 shares valued at $741,401 was made by SANDBROOK WILLIAM J on Thursday, January 25. 250 U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) shares with value of $20,938 were sold by Kohutek Kevin. Another trade for 130 shares valued at $10,777 was sold by Sutherland Colin McGill. 500 shares were sold by Pruitt Ronnie A, worth $36,750. Shares for $15,600 were sold by BEHRING DAVID ANDREW on Thursday, February 1. 1,000 shares were sold by Peabody Mark Baker, worth $70,000.

More recent U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “More on US Concrete Q1 results” on April 30, 2018. Also Streetinsider.com published the news titled: “US Concrete (USCR) Misses Q1 EPS by 38c, Beats on Revenues” on April 30, 2018. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “10 Stocks That Could Make You Money While Helping the Environment” with publication date: April 23, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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