Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX) Forms $57.77 Double Top; Hillenbrand (HI) Sentiment Is 1.5

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Hillenbrand Inc (HI) investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.04, from 1.54 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 123 investment professionals started new or increased positions, while 82 cut down and sold equity positions in Hillenbrand Inc. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 47.09 million shares, down from 47.74 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Hillenbrand Inc in top ten positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 11 Reduced: 71 Increased: 76 New Position: 47.

Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX) formed double top with $60.08 target or 4.00% above today’s $57.77 share price. Orthofix International N.V. (OFIX) has $1.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.28% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $57.77. About 98,527 shares traded. Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) has risen 27.98% since June 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.41% the S&P500. Some Historical OFIX News: 22/03/2018 – Orthofix Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance Of G-Beam Fusion Beaming System; 22/03/2018 – ORTHOFIX GETS FDA 510(K) CLEARANCE OF G-BEAM FUSION BEAMING SYS; 15/03/2018 – ORTHOFIX TO BUY SPINAL KINETICS FOR $45M IN CASH; 13/03/2018 – Orthofix Announces Appointment of John Sicard to Bd of Directors; 22/03/2018 – Orthofix: New System Adds Treatment Options for Charcot Foot, Broadens Company’s Extremity Fixation Portfolio of Products; 15/05/2018 – Camber Capital Management LLC Exits Position in Orthofix; 07/03/2018 Orthofix Secures FDA And CE Mark Approvals For New PhysioStim Bone Growth Stimulators; 13/03/2018 – ORTHOFIX INTERNATIONAL NV – SICARD’S APPOINTMENT EXPANDS BOARD TO 9 DIRECTORS, 8 OF WHOM ARE INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS; 15/03/2018 – ORTHOFIX: PACT TO BUY SPINAL KINETICS; 15/03/2018 – Orthofix Announces Agreement To Acquire Spinal Kinetics

Analysts await Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $0.36 EPS, down 14.29% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.42 per share. OFIX’s profit will be $6.79 million for 40.12 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by Orthofix International N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

Since May 3, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 4 insider sales for $4.22 million activity. 14,762 shares were sold by Bianchi Davide, worth $885,720 on Tuesday, June 19. On Thursday, June 14 Mason Brad sold $144,864 worth of Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) or 2,500 shares. $1.94M worth of stock was sold by FUJIKAWA RAYMOND on Wednesday, June 20. MATRICARIA RONALD A also bought $519,724 worth of Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) on Thursday, May 3. 30,000 shares valued at $1.76 million were sold by Finegan Michael on Monday, June 18.

Among 2 analysts covering Orthofix (NASDAQ:OFIX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Orthofix had 2 analyst reports since February 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 27 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.53 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.09, from 1.62 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 10 investors sold Orthofix International N.V. shares while 48 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 16.17 million shares or 2.44% less from 16.57 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 5,041 are held by Mason Street Lc. Pub Sector Pension Invest Board holds 0% or 11,723 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Capital Incorporated reported 0.06% in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Trust Department Mb Commercial Bank N A reported 106 shares. Suntrust Banks invested in 0% or 4,359 shares. Natixis, a France-based fund reported 13,999 shares. Jefferies Gp Ltd Llc accumulated 12,619 shares. 477 were accumulated by Old Mutual Global Invsts (Uk). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage, New York-based fund reported 6,244 shares. Moreover, D E Shaw And has 0% invested in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX) for 58,906 shares. 158 were accumulated by Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated. Principal Fincl Gp Inc owns 142,552 shares. Deutsche Bancorp Ag reported 28,352 shares stake. Wellington Mgmt Gp Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX). Moreover, Comerica Fincl Bank has 0.01% invested in Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX).

Hillenbrand, Inc. operates as a diversified industrial firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.95 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Process Equipment Group and Batesville. It has a 44.87 P/E ratio. The Process Equipment Group segment designs, engineers, makes, markets, and services process and material handling equipment and systems for various industries, including plastics, processed food, chemicals, fertilizers, industrial minerals, mining, energy, wastewater treatment, and forest products.

Analysts await Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.60 earnings per share, up 13.21% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.53 per share. HI’s profit will be $37.51M for 19.69 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Hillenbrand, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $1.85 million activity.

More news for Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “J. Michael Whitted Joins Hillenbrand as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development” on June 20, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Hillenbrand Announces New Head of Investor Relations” and published on June 14, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $47.25. About 158,869 shares traded. Hillenbrand, Inc. (HI) has risen 30.69% since June 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.12% the S&P500. Some Historical HI News: 09/03/2018 HILLENBRAND IN SYNDICATED L/G FACILITY PACT; 09/03/2018 – HILLENBRAND-AGREEMENT ALLOWS CO, CERTAIN UNITS TO REQUEST ISSUE UP TO EUR 150 MLN IN UNSECURED LETTERS OF CREDIT, BANK GUARANTEES/OTHER SURETY BONDS; 02/05/2018 – HILLENBRAND 2Q NET REV. $452.2M, EST. $432.3M; 14/05/2018 – Hillenbrand Board Elects Daniel C. Hillenbrand Independent Director; 09/03/2018 – HILLENBRAND INC – FACILITY AGREEMENT REPLACES EXISTING SYNDICATED L/G FACILITY AGREEMENT DATED AS OF JUNE 3, 2013; 02/05/2018 – HILLENBRAND 2Q ADJ EPS 65C, EST. 64C; 02/05/2018 – HILLENBRAND RAISING ADJUSTED EPS GUIDANCE FOR 2018; 23/03/2018 – Hillenbrand Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 09/03/2018 – HILLENBRAND SAYS ON MARCH 8, CO, UNITS ENTERED INTO A SYNDICATED L/G FACILITY AGREEMENT – SEC FILING; 10/05/2018 – Hillenbrand Declares Third Quarter Dividend of $0.2075 Per Share

Bernzott Capital Advisors holds 4.08% of its portfolio in Hillenbrand, Inc. for 684,665 shares. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc owns 2.12 million shares or 3.8% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Channing Capital Management Llc has 2.7% invested in the company for 1.68 million shares. The Illinois-based Skyline Asset Management Lp has invested 1.16% in the stock. Mirador Capital Partners Lp, a California-based fund reported 27,876 shares.

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