Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Receives Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.18

Joanna Estrada
September 21, 2017

Looking ahead to earnings forecasts, for the running fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have anticipated that the company will report 0.43 earnings per share. Messner Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd Ca has 1.21% invested in AT&T Inc. Of the 9 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track HUN 1 of them rate its stock a hold. It has underperformed by 17.22% the S&P500.

According to Huntsman Corporation (HUN) most recent 13F filing, the company has 69 new institutional holders - accounting for 32.22 million shares of its common stock. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $1.76 and is expected to be $2.30 for the current year with 240,022,000 shares outstanding. The stock now has a Market Cap of $46.64B.

Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly 0.98%.

Huntsman Corporation, launched on October 19, 2004, is a manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. Therefore 80% are positive. After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 2.00% shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Huntsman Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Huntsman Corporation has a 52 week low of $14.75 and a 52 week high of $28.67. Jefferies Group has a "Buy" rating and a $31.00 price target on the stock. Huntsman Corporation earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 6.4% over the last 5 years. As per Tuesday, May 3, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Barclays Capital. The business's revenue was up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis. Chicago Equity Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Huntsman Corporation during the 1st quarter worth $696,000.

Since April 3, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 2 sales for $2.86 million activity. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 91.88% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 2.24 million. The insider Huntsman Peter R bought $238,339.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.43, from 1.1 in 2016Q3.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding HUN? 39 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. Of those holders, 176 had increased positions amounting to 56.56 million shares, 181 had decreased positions amounting to 46.8 million shares, and 34 holders have a held position accounting for 81.71 million shares. Northern Tru reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Point72 Asset Mgmt LP stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Panagora Asset Mngmt invested in 0% or 3,185 shares. Nomura maintained Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) rating on Tuesday, May 3. United Svcs Automobile Association reported 0.05% stake. The rating was upgraded by Summit Research on Thursday, August 27 to "Hold". Qs Invsts Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 28 shares. Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 49,768 shares. WB's SI was 10.00 million shares in September as released by FINRA. Moreover, Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Company has 0.12% invested in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) for 1.06 million shares. Airain has 40,907 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Seekingalpha.com's article titled: "ConocoPhillips idles Eagle Ford drilling as Harvey looms" and published on August 24, 2017 is yet another important article. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

HUN has been the subject of several recent research reports. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, September 29 by Macquarie Research. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, June 24. Jefferies maintained it with "Buy" rating and $2900 target in Thursday, July 13 report. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $4600 target. On Thursday, December 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Overweight". Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a $0.125 dividend. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Monday, September 26 by Mitsubishi UFG.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.16, from 0.9 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 85 investors sold AT&T Inc. shares while 621 reduced holdings. 83 funds opened positions while 237 raised stakes. Washington Cap reported 1.22% in Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA).

Albion Ut invested in 10,000 shares. Reinhart Prtn Inc holds 534,950 shares. 11,524 were accumulated by Kbc Nv. Globeflex Limited Partnership holds 0.42% or 88,871 shares in its portfolio. Point72 Asset Management, L.p. now controls 823,000 shares worth $21,266,000.

On 09/15/2017 close, Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) rose 0.44% to $186.05. Amer Natl Registered Inv Advisor holds 0.21% or 7,136 shares in its portfolio. Pensionfund Dsm Netherlands stated it has 1.48% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc invested 0.82% in AT&T Inc. Vident Investment Advisory Ltd Llc owns 142,941 shares. Clearbridge Investments Lc reported 1.01 million shares. Biltmore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Llc reported 0.3% in AT&T Inc.

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