Robert Beard, UGI (UGI)’s insider Unloaded 45,000 Shares; Computer Programs & Systems (CPSI)’s Sentiment Is 1.04

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Computer Programs & Systems Inc (CPSI) investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2018 Q1. It’s down -0.21, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 52 institutional investors started new or increased holdings, while 50 reduced and sold their equity positions in Computer Programs & Systems Inc. The institutional investors in our database now have: 12.77 million shares, up from 12.60 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Computer Programs & Systems Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 8 Reduced: 42 Increased: 34 New Position: 18.

More important recent Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Crown Castle International, Avnet, Computer Programs and …” on May 30, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “CPSI and Alliance Health Partners Announce Partnership”, Businesswire.com published: “Product Vision Takes Center Stage at the CPSI 2018 National Client Conference” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “EU’s $24 Billion AI Investment Signals Healthcare Big Data Boom” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. provides healthcare information technology solutions and services in the United States and the Caribbean nation of St. The company has market cap of $441.66 million. Maarten. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s software systems include patient management software that enables a hospital to identify a patient at various points in the healthcare delivery system, as well as helps to collect and maintain patient information throughout the process of patient care; and financial accounting software, which offers business office applications to track and coordinate information needed for managerial decision-making.

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $32.7. About 92,790 shares traded. Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) has declined 2.84% since June 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

Analysts await Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPSI) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, up 37.14% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.35 per share. CPSI’s profit will be $6.48 million for 17.03 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.13% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 selling transactions for $1.12 million activity.

Francisco Partners Management Lp holds 94.15% of its portfolio in Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. for 1.47 million shares. Stadium Capital Management Llc owns 728,888 shares or 9.55% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Quantum Capital Management Llc Nj has 5.39% invested in the company for 646,294 shares. The Virginia-based Vnbtrust National Association has invested 2.79% in the stock. Sio Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 113,860 shares.

UGI Corporation distributes, stores, transports, and markets energy products and related services in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $8.73 billion. It distributes propane to approximately 1.9 million residential, commercial/industrial, motor fuel, agricultural, and wholesale clients in 50 states through 1,900 propane distribution locations; and sells, installs, and services propane appliances, including heating systems. It has a 15.62 P/E ratio. The firm also distributes liquid petroleum gas to residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, resale, and automobile fuel clients for heating, cooking, motor fuel, leisure, construction work, manufacturing, crop and grain drying, power generation, and irrigation activities; and provides logistic, storage, and other services to third-party LPG distributors.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 1.02 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 30 investors sold UGI Corporation shares while 118 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 131.72 million shares or 0.48% more from 131.09 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Gideon Capital Advsrs Inc has 6,706 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. First Mercantile has 0.11% invested in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co reported 426 shares. Cibc World Corporation, New York-based fund reported 169,100 shares. Moreover, Bragg Financial Advsr Inc has 0.57% invested in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) for 87,009 shares. 50,891 are held by Channing Management. Utah Retirement System holds 32,066 shares. Moreover, Mirae Asset Global Com Limited has 0.03% invested in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Raymond James Serv Advisors Incorporated has invested 0.01% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). Old Mutual Glob Investors (Uk), United Kingdom-based fund reported 164,479 shares. Aperio Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% stake. Diamond Hill Management owns 2.39 million shares. Earnest Partners Limited Com stated it has 0% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI). The Illinois-based Oakbrook Ltd Company has invested 0.02% in UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI).

Analysts await UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, up 66.67% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.09 per share. UGI’s profit will be $25.97M for 84.07 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.69 actual earnings per share reported by UGI Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -91.12% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $50.44. About 636,046 shares traded. UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) has declined 2.08% since June 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.65% the S&P500.

The insider, and Ugi Corp’s President & CEO of subsidiary, Robert Beard, made a sale of 45,000 company shares on June 01, 2018, valued by the market at about $2,306,399 (at $51.3 for each one share). The posibility that the trade remains a secret is nil because of the enormous amount of cash involved. Presently, Robert Beard owns 45,371 shares which make up roughly 0.03% of the company’s total market capitalization. A filing documented published June 01, 2018 with the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission, made public here, shows the complete information of the sale.

Among 5 analysts covering UGI Corp (NYSE:UGI), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. UGI Corp has $49.0 highest and $36 lowest target. $45.75’s average target is -9.30% below currents $50.44 stock price. UGI Corp had 15 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Barclays Capital. As per Wednesday, December 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 8 by Zacks. The rating was reinitiated by Janney Capital with “Neutral” on Thursday, May 26. Zacks upgraded UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) rating on Wednesday, August 5. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $39 target. Barclays Capital downgraded the shares of UGI in report on Monday, June 20 to “Underweight” rating. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 27 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital given on Friday, April 29. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

More recent UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “UGI to Present at the 2018 AGA Financial Forum on Monday, May 21” on May 15, 2018. Also Newsok.com published the news titled: “UGI Energy Services Announces New Marcellus Shale Development Project” on May 22, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “UGI Corp (UGI) CEO John Walsh on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: May 05, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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