Rebecca Polak Sold $2,435,319 Worth of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR) Shares; Muniholdings California Fund (MUC) Sentiment Is 1.71

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Muniholdings California Fund Inc (MUC) investors sentiment increased to 1.71 in 2018 Q1. It’s up 0.24, from 1.47 in 2017Q4. The ratio increased, as 29 institutional investors increased or started new stock positions, while 17 sold and decreased their positions in Muniholdings California Fund Inc. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 4.58 million shares, up from 3.94 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Muniholdings California Fund Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 12 Increased: 16 New Position: 13.

The stock increased 0.02% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $55.08. About 1.09M shares traded or 25.77% up from the average. KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) has risen 21.91% since June 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.34% the S&P500. Some Historical KAR News: ; 08/05/2018 – KAR Auction 1Q EPS 66c; 19/03/2018 – TradeRev Unveils `H’ – Artificial Intelligence to Enhance the Digital Auction Experience; 08/05/2018 – KAR AUCTION SERVICES – SEES 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF $185 MLN; 08/03/2018 ECoinmerce Adds James Sowers, Blair Layton, Swayam Kar, Wei Liu, and Robert Luce to Board of Advisors; 20/03/2018 – TradeRev Unveils `H’ – Artificial Intelligence to Enhance the Digital Auction Experience; 08/05/2018 – KAR AUCTION SERVICES INC KAR.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $2.97 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 08/05/2018 – KAR AUCTION 1Q ADJ EPS 82C, EST. 76C; 27/03/2018 – NEWTON RESOURCES LTD – CHENG KAR SHUN RESIGNED AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHAIRMAN; 24/04/2018 – KAR Auction Services, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2018 Earnings; 08/05/2018 – KAR Auction 1Q Rev $950.5M

More important recent KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “OPENLANE Reimagines Upstream” on June 17, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “KAR Auction Services Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference”, Globenewswire.com published: “KAR Names New Leader for Autoniq” on June 07, 2018. More interesting news about KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “ADESA Appoints New General Managers in Chicago and Fresno” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Among 13 analysts covering KAR Auction Services (NYSE:KAR), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. KAR Auction Services has $66 highest and $35 lowest target. $52.92’s average target is -3.92% below currents $55.08 stock price. KAR Auction Services had 32 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 24. Jefferies initiated KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) rating on Monday, January 18. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $45 target. The stock of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 2. The stock of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 3 by Robert W. Baird. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 4 by Jefferies. Jefferies initiated KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) rating on Friday, January 15. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $45.0 target. Gabelli upgraded the shares of KAR in report on Thursday, March 1 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, March 19 by JP Morgan. The stock of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, May 2.

Analysts await KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) to report earnings on August, 14. They expect $0.79 EPS, up 21.54% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.65 per share. KAR’s profit will be $106.62M for 17.43 P/E if the $0.79 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by KAR Auction Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.66% negative EPS growth.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $7.02 million activity. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $533,900 was sold by Gottwald Donald S.. Another trade for 44,000 shares valued at $2.47 million was sold by POLAK REBECCA C. 2,188 shares valued at $118,152 were sold by Price Lisa A. on Wednesday, February 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.47, from 1.69 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 26 investors sold KAR Auction Services, Inc. shares while 101 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 129.13 million shares or 1.22% more from 127.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. J Goldman Com L P owns 4,394 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Tower Capital Ltd Com (Trc) has invested 0% in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR). International Group invested in 0% or 15,773 shares. Nelson Van Denburg Campbell Wealth Mngmt Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 162 shares. Adage Cap Prtn Gp Ltd Liability Corporation holds 218,975 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Company has 265,017 shares. Sarasin And Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership holds 1.7% or 1.60 million shares. Colony Group Inc Ltd holds 0.19% or 64,380 shares. Millennium Llc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR). The Massachusetts-based Putnam Fl Invest Mngmt Company has invested 0.08% in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited accumulated 0.13% or 4,644 shares. Ftb Advsrs holds 0% or 491 shares in its portfolio. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Company owns 7,774 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Sirios Mngmt Lp has invested 0.89% in KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR). Neuberger Berman Gru Llc stated it has 16,329 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Rebecca Polak is the CLO & Sec.; Pres. TradeRev of Kar Auction Services Inc. She in the last few days sold 44,240 shares in the ‘s company with the transaction value amounting to nearly $2,435,319 US Dollars. That is according to the filing revealed price of $55.0 of a share. Rebecca is trying to quietly decrease her company’s share, same as she did in the last month. She unloaded another 44,240 shares worth $2,441,231 USD. The prospect that the sell stays unnoticed are nil in view of the big amount of cash involved. Today, Rebecca Polak owns 46,390 shares which are equivalent to about 0.03% of the Company’s market cap.

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides vehicle auction services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $7.43 billion. It operates in three divisions: ADESA Auctions, IAA, and AFC. It has a 19.81 P/E ratio. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities.

The stock increased 0.11% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $13.23. About 85,988 shares traded. Blackrock MuniHoldings Californ (MUC) has declined 8.11% since June 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.68% the S&P500.

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