General Finance (GFN)’s shareholder Ronald Havner Invested in 5,162 Shares; Hennessy Advisors Has 2.13 Sentiment

Hennessy Advisors Inc (HNNA) investors sentiment increased to 2.13 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.50, from 1.63 in 2017Q4. The ratio is positive, as 17 investment professionals opened new or increased holdings, while 8 sold and reduced their stakes in Hennessy Advisors Inc. The investment professionals in our database now have: 1.39 million shares, up from 1.24 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Hennessy Advisors Inc in top ten holdings increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 0 Reduced: 8 Increased: 9 New Position: 8.

The stock decreased 4.50% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $10.6. About 46,234 shares traded. General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) has risen 124.00% since June 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 111.43% the S&P500. Some Historical GFN News: ; 05/04/2018 RONALD L. HAVNER REPORTS 9.4 PCT STAKE IN GENERAL FINANCE CORP AS OF APRIL 4, 2018 – SEC FILING; 09/05/2018 – General Finance 3Q Rev $84.4M; 24/05/2018 – Ronald L. Havner, Jr., Affiliates Report Stake In General Finance; 05/04/2018 – RONALD L. HAVNER – HAD PREVIOSULY REPORTED 6.5 PCT STAKE IN GENERAL FINANCE CORP AS OF NOVEMBER 21, 2017- SEC FILING; 09/05/2018 – GENERAL FINANCE CORP GFN.O SEES FY 2018 REVENUE $335 MLN TO $340 MLN; 09/05/2018 – General Finance Sees FY18 Rev $335M-$340M; 09/05/2018 – GENERAL FINANCE CORP SAYS CONSOLIDATED ADJUSTED EBITDA WILL INCREASE BY 39% TO 41% IN FISCAL YEAR 2018 FROM FISCAL YEAR 2017; 09/04/2018 – Pac-Van, Inc. Acquires Storage Container and Storage Trailer Assets From Acorn Storage Trailers, Inc; 17/04/2018 – General Finance Corporation Declares Dividend of $2.225 Per Share on Its 9.00% Series C Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferr; 24/05/2018 – RONALD L. HAVNER REPORTS 10.5 PCT STAKE IN GENERAL FINANCE CORP AS OF MAY 22, 2018 – SEC FILING

Ronald Havner is the shareholder of General Finance Corp. He a few days ago invested in 5,162 shares in the corporation with the trade value totalling around $56,782 U.S. Dollars . That was according to the reported price of $11.0 for each share. Ronald is trying to quietly increase his company’s share, same as he did in the last 30 days. He acquired another 278,145 shares worth $3.07 million USD. Right now, he owns a total of 2.91 million shares or 10.86% of General Finance Corp’s total market capitalization. It is an important acquisition and hence it will very likely not remain unnoticed.

Among 3 analysts covering General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. General Finance Corporation has $1300 highest and $6 lowest target. $11.10’s average target is 4.72% above currents $10.6 stock price. General Finance Corporation had 5 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 21 by Singular Research. Oppenheimer downgraded General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) on Monday, September 21 to “Perform” rating.

General Finance Corporation, a specialty rental services company, provides portable storage, modular space, and liquid containment solutions in North America and the Asia-Pacific regions. The company has market cap of $283.63 million. The Company’s portable storage products include storage containers used in classroom equipment storage, construction equipment and tool storage, disaster shelters, landscaping sheds, recreational equipment storage, and retail inventory storage applications; and freight containers used in freight transportation by road and rail. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s modular space products comprise office container products, modular buildings, and mobile offices used in various applications, such as general administrative office space, military installations, workforce living accommodations, bank branches, classrooms/education, construction offices, daycare facilities, dormitories, healthcare facilities, rental facilities, retail space, and shelters.

Since February 12, 2018, it had 19 insider buys, and 21 sales for $4.40 million activity. The insider Wilson Christopher A sold $705. On Wednesday, May 30 Havner LeeAnn R bought $14,531 worth of General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) or 1,321 shares. $499,300 worth of General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) was bought by Havner Family Trust on Thursday, May 24. Another trade for 1,321 shares valued at $14,531 was bought by HAVNER RONALD L JR. GAGNON NEIL sold $239,981 worth of stock or 21,509 shares. Shares for $13,304 were bought by Valenta Ronald.

Analysts await General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) to report earnings on September, 5. They expect $-0.04 earnings per share, up 42.86% or $0.03 from last year’s $-0.07 per share. After $-0.06 actual earnings per share reported by General Finance Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -33.33% EPS growth.

Another recent and important General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “General Finance Corp.: Cyclical Upside Has Been Realized” on June 01, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 2 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.43, from 1.57 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 2 investors sold General Finance Corporation shares while 7 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 5.69 million shares or 6.41% more from 5.35 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Litman Gregory Asset Mngmt Ltd holds 0.1% in General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) or 34,827 shares. Bluecrest Management Limited has 21,923 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Whittier Tru accumulated 62,457 shares. Royal Savings Bank Of Canada reported 300 shares stake. Goldman Sachs has 0% invested in General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN). Wells Fargo And Mn has 0% invested in General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN). Raymond James Fin Service Advisors owns 0% invested in General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN) for 57,452 shares. Gagnon Secs Lc invested 5.09% in General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN). Spark Investment Llc accumulated 11,000 shares. The New York-based D E Shaw Incorporated has invested 0% in General Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:GFN). Comml Bank Of America De holds 3,150 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Caprock Group Inc Inc owns 11,000 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd holds 0% or 241,700 shares in its portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 150,161 shares. M&T Bancorporation invested in 25,000 shares or 0% of the stock.

Osmium Partners Llc holds 1.76% of its portfolio in Hennessy Advisors, Inc. for 138,441 shares. Zpr Investment Management owns 54,519 shares or 1.52% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 1.07% invested in the company for 190,642 shares. The Illinois-based Ativo Capital Management Llc has invested 0.3% in the stock. Weber Alan W, a New York-based fund reported 30,000 shares.

Hennessy Advisors, Inc. is publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of $142.57 million. It provides its services to Hennessy Funds and investment companies. It has a 7.48 P/E ratio. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds.

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